May 18, 2011
Press Release - Alter Bridge Releases New “Ghost Of Days Gone By” Webisode
ALTER BRIDGE’S “GHOST OF DAYS GONE BY” FROM ABIII CONTINUES TO HAUNT ROCK RADIO
LATEST SINGLE CONTINUES TO MOVE UP MEDIABASE AND BDS CHARTS
BAND RELEASES NEW “GHOST OF DAYS GONE BY” WEBISODE THIS WEEK FOR FANS
(May 18, 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. The single continues to climb the Top 20 on the Mediabase Active Rock chart landing at #16 making it the #5 Greatest Gainer at the format. It also shoots from #13 to #11 on the Mediabase Mainstream Rock chart earning the #6 Greatest Gainer title. At BDS this week, the single moves to #15 on the Active Rock chart and continues to move up the Top 10 at Heritage from #10 to #7 making it the #3 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. AB III 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: Rockers." Their 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 Avenged Sevenfold, Green Day and Three Days Grace and took on 30 Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park in the finals. With over 7 million votes cast over 4 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 giving fans an in depth look at “Ghosts of Days Gone By” from the original creation of the song in the studio to playing the song live for fans on tour. Fans can check out the new webisode by using the following link...
Alter Bridge is Myles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Phillips.
ALTER BRIDGE USA TOUR DATES
DATE CITY, STATE VENUE
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