May 10, 2011
Ghost Of Days Gone By Continues To Haunt Rock Radio
ALTER BRIDGE’S “GHOST OF DAYS GONE BY” FROM ABIII CONTINUES TO HAUNT ROCK RADIO
LATEST SINGLE IS GREATEST GAINER ON MEDIABASE AND BDS CHARTS
NEW WEBISODE FEATURING THE BAND’S DAY AT JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE RELEASED THIS WEEK FOR FANS
(May 10, 2011 – New York, NY) – Building on being the #1 Most Added at rock radio, Alter Bridge’s latest single, “Ghost of Days Gone By” from the band’s critically acclaimed album AB III, continues to storm further up the charts as a Greatest Gainer this week. The single moves into the Top 20 on the Mediabase Active Rock chart landing at #18 making it the #2 Greatest Gainer at the format. It also shoots from #18 to #13 on the Mediabase Mainstream Rock chart earning the #1 Greatest Gainer title. At BDS this week, the single moves to #21 on the Active Rock chart and cracks the Top 10 at Heritage taking the #10 spot making it the #2 Greatest Gainer there as well. The single is the follow up to “Isolation,” the group’s first career #1 single that topped the Mainstream, Active and Heritage charts for weeks. ABIII was self-released on Alter Bridge recordings via EMI Label Services and debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
The band is also celebrating a victory for Fuse.TV’s The Battle of the Fans: Rock. The website hosted a poll to see which band had the best fans and, in the end, it was the AB Nation that took home the title. The band was up against the likes of Three Days Grace, Green Day and Avenged Sevenfold and took on 30 Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park in the finals. With over 7 million votes cast over 6 weeks, Alter Bridge and their fans came out the victor when all was said and done.
Alter Bridge is currently bringing AB III to the masses on a national headlining tour. Their cross-country trek, which kicked off in Portland OR on April 21st, has been running strong and will wrap up in New York on May 19th. Alter Bridge is also confirmed to play at the 5th Anniversary of Rock on the Range on May 21st in Columbus, OH. Black Stone Cherry and Like A Storm have been tapped as openers on the headline leg of the tour.
In addition, Alter Bridge is teaming up with Abbey Road Live U.S. to give fans even more access to their music. Abbey Road Live U.S. will be recording select shows from Alter Bridge’s tour and will be offering fans the chance to purchase that night’s show on a USB drive they can take home that night. The USB drive can be pre-ordered for any show at www.abbeyroadliveus.com for $17 prior to the show and is also available the day of the show for $20 at the venue. For more information, please visit www.abbeyroadliveus.com.
The band also released a new webisode for their fans. Shot in LA on April 25th while the band was preparing for Jimmy Kimmel Live, the video features a behind-the-scenes look at the band getting ready for their national TV appearance in support of ABIII. The new webisode can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g77nZH9BrU&feature=youtu.be.
Alter Bridge is Myles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips.
ALTER BRIDGE TOUR DATES
DATE CITY, STATE, VENUE
5/10 Knoxville, TN Valarium
5/11 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
5/12 Ft. Wayne, IN Piere’s
5/14 Kansas City, MO Liberty Memorial State Park – KQRC Rockfest
5/15 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Pointfest
5/17 Worcester, MA The Palladium
5/18 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
5/19 New York, NY Best Buy Theater
5/21 Columbus, OH Columbus Crew Stadium - Rock on the Range
5/22 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center