Alter Bridge Debuts No. 1 on Top Current Albums Chart with ‘Walk the Sky’


Alter Bridge – Story by Anne Erickson, photo by Dan Sturgess

“Walk the Sky,” the latest album from Alter Bridge, earned the band its first-ever No. 1 on the Top Current Albums Chart, plus a plethora of other charts

Alter Bridge just closed out their Victorious Sky Tuor with Skillet and Dirty Honey, and now, the hard rock band has some good news about their new album. “Walk the Sky,” Alter Bridge’s just-released latest studio album, earned the band their first-ever No. 1 on the Top Current Albums chart, according to a press release from the group.

The group – which consists of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips — also reached No. 1 on more than a dozen charts around the world, including Top Current Albums (US), Billboard Top Albums (US), Current Hard Music Albums (US), Current Rock Albums (US), Current Alternative Albums (US), Record Label Independent Current Albums (US), Record Label Independent Current Album Consumption (US), Internet Albums (US), Top Albums – Market Share – ADA (US), Top Albums with TEA (US), Hard Music (Canada), Top Hard Music Albums (Canada), 100 Independent Albums (UK), Rock & Metal Chart (UK), Top 100 Swiss Albums (Switzerland).

“Walk the Sky” debuted at No. 16 in the U.S. and No. 4 in Canada on the Billboard 200 chart.

“15 years into our career as Alter Bridge and we finally have a #1 for album sales in America! We are over the moon to say the least. More important, we are forever grateful to the fans for making it happen,” Myles Kennedy said in a statement.

“We are so honored and excited about the response to the new album. It is a testament to how incredible our fans are and the support they always give us. Thanks to everyone who picked the album up and helped us achieve another career first for Alter Bridge,” added Mark Tremonti.

Alter Bridge will start their European tour next month and be joined by Shinedown, Sevendust and The Raven Age as support. For information, head to

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