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Alter Bridge

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA' started by Mustang, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. Mustang

    Mustang The Edge

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    Some of my friends have had a debate going on as of late
    about if Alter Bridge should be considered Prog Metal or not?
    I personally say not. Maybe Prog Rock. But that would be pushing it .
    Though I love this band and hope they do more.
     
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    I'd say they are just a rock band.
     
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    The sonic differences between prog rock and prog metal are very blurred. If they have the 'attitude' of metal (in musical compositions and lyrics), then sure. If not.. nope.
     
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    It's Alter Bridge, all of them were members of Creed except the singer. They aren't prog I'd say.
     
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    MetalAges Metal Is As Metal Does.
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    Commercial hard rock with a splash of kick ass Metal throughout.
     
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    Bear Got Shred??

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    It matters not they are a great band hopefully they get their album deal squared away, it would be ashamed if they fell by the way side.

    Bear
     
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    I've never been a fan, but what I've heard (and it's been limited) is not metal at all.
     
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    Kenso Juke Box Hero

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    yea id say no, but honestly who cares about putting a genre on things, people focus on it too much i think.

    if its good, its good, nuff said
     
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    Alterbridge=Creed with a new front man.. And Mark Tremonti (sp) given a bit more room for expression.. Pretty good stuff.. But straight up rock from where I sit. Commercial even.. That said. I think it was a great disc. better than any of the creed stuff.. I look foreward to more. Hopefully it only gets better... : )
     
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    PriestMetalGods Supersonic Hydromatic

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    Haven't heard too much from this band. I don't mean to stray from the thread and sound like a weird WWE fanboy, but I love the song Metallingus they use for Edge's theme. I've wanted to check the album out for a while but i've never gotten the urge to take that kind of a chance on an album. Everyone i've spoken to has also told me that Metallingus is a very outcasted song on the album, and the rest of it is pretty much Creed. Either way..Metallingus is a great song..wish they would write an album of songs like that.
     
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    First off, I really liked Alter Bridge's debut. Secondly, there's no way that this band is considered prog or power. They're simply a modern, hard rock band.
     
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    I agree. What's going on with their next release anyway? Their website has been down for quite sometime now. :erk:
     
  13. Bryan316

    Bryan316 METAL... nuff said!

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    Really good hard rock with a far superior singer than Scott Stapp.

    Not prog anything.
     
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    Well I read they had major issue with their last label and left that one then ran into legal trouble. I guess they got a new label and are going to record their second album shortly, from looking at a couple news sites.

    Bear
     
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    It surprises me that Wind Up let them go, considering Creed's success! Alter Bridge's music is superior to Creed's in my opinion. It would be fun to see Alter Bridge sign up with a metal label like Nuclear Blast. :)
     
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    Megawozniak Alex from Canada

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    Don't worry, I was about to come in here and post the same thing :p
    From the references that pop up if you look closely, I think there are actually a lot of wrestling fans here, albeit more old-school ones.
     
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    Bryan316 METAL... nuff said!

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    Daaaamn skippy.
     
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    I'll say this, if they do another album and it's even close to what the first one was I will be truly happy.
     

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