ALTER BRIDGE is a band whose members Mark Tremonti (guitar / vocals), Brian Marshall (bass) and Scott Phillips (drums) who is actually a former personnel CREED plus Myless Kennedy, former personnel MAYFIELD FOUR, as vocal fillers. After what was obtained CREED professionally, I feel it is time to focus on my personal goals. One of my goals is to go back to the roots of the music that is more viscous. After CREED decided to disband, my compatriots, Scott Phillips, and I start to jamming together again. And finally we realized that we turned out to have the same vision and great again, we both agreed to re-start from the beginning, "I'm Mark Tremonti at length about the idea of the initial formation of ALTER BRIDGE.
ALTER BRIDGE name comes from a bridge built along the route around Alter Road Detroit, Michigan, near the house where Tremonti grew up. The bridge at the intersection of Alter and Korte, which forms the border between the city of Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, where Mark spent his childhood. It is the intersection of the boundary are always prohibited Tremonti associated with the new and unknown, and the election. Another band name came to see that "the real" and "One Day Remains." Alter Bridge signed a contract with Wind-Up Records and released his debut album, "One Day Remains", August 10, 2004. The album produced three singles, and reached gold status in the U.S. and internationally platinum.
In April 2006, Alter Bridge announced the end of his relationship with Wind-Up Records. It seems that the reason is that the release resignation Wind-Up suppress the production of the band to meet with former vocalist of the former band "Creed", Scott Stapp. Scott Stapp began to record again in the Wind-Up, so it is also under pressure to rejoin the "Creed", as a member of Alter Bridge. Shortly thereafter, on May 25, 2007, finished recording her new album. On July 9, 2007 to announce the signing of a new record deal with Universal Republic Records.
The last album titled Blackbird, was released on October 10, 2007. His first single, entitled "Rise Today" is used as the official theme of WWE Unforgiven 2007, and the videos are still circulating on the Internet. It seems the theme "Watch Over You" is also often played on U.S. radio and could possibly be a single from the album.