Alter Bridge Live From Amsterdam

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Alter Bridge Live From Amsterdam


After a lengthy wait, Alter Bridge’s first live CD/DVD package has finally been given the go ahead for release – garnishing critical acclaim from fans and critics alike.

Recorded in December 2008 in Amsterdam while in support of their just-released second album Blackbird, Live From Amsterdam showcases Alter Bridge’s electrifying stage show in front of a sold out crowd of 8,000, and proves beyond doubt that the band can deliver live everything that’s present on their album, and then some.

The band opens with Come To Life; the crowd responds enthusiastically from the opening chords and throughout the 100-minute concert, the band rarely set a foot wrong, with every single one of the 18 tracks played performed to perfection. As you would expect, the show draws heavily fromBlackbird, the ‘heavier in the live setting’ crunch of White Knuckles, the intense Coming Home, the acoustic version ofWatch Over You and the absolutely classic Blackbird being the real stand-outs. Of course, fans of the band’s debutOne Day Remains isn’t left out in the cold, with all of the album’s hit singles – Open Your Eyes, Find The Real and Broken Wings – performed, along with fan favourites such as In Loving Memory and Metalingus.

As an added bonus, the band also throws the rarely-heard New Way To Live into the setlist, as well as an absolutely stomping cover of Robert Johnson’s Mud Bone. In addition, this deluxe reissue also comes with a 53-minute documentary and a photo gallery.

Overall, this is an absolute must have for Alter Bridge fans. It honestly lives up to the hype. Well worth the wait.

Best Track: Blackbird

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In A Word: Perfection