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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Sat Sep 17, 2016 10:53 am

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austinjhnsn wrote:A whole half step. Thats so confusing to me even after 7 years of playing. Do you mean, a whopping, half step? Or a step and a half.


Honestly I'm confused on that one too, those were his exact words unless I heard wrong.


'A whole half step Drop D" is even more confusing.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Kreuger33 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:33 pm

I think Champion may be a half step and Poison is Drop D, half step.

'A whole half step Drop D" is even more confusing.


C# G# C# F# A# D# ?

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:41 pm

Kreuger33 wrote:I think Champion may be a half step and Poison is Drop D, half step.


Yep, Myles is half step in Leader as well.

C# G# C# F# A# D# ?


Yep.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Kreuger33 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 8:52 pm

So did they both just play it in half step for the acoustic version?

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:04 am

Kreuger33 wrote:So did they both just play it in half step for the acoustic version?


It seems so. Mark seems to be transposing the main riff to the higher Ab string and droning it with the 4th string.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Take The Sun » Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:19 am

So, AB just posted a link to an article where they break down each song, track by track, and Mark names out some of the tunings.

Since he officially put the tunings out there, I think we can add them to the list, since we don't have to guess. Mods, if it's still too early, feel free to delete, but here's what I see him listing off for sure, I may have missed any other mentions:

The Other Side: A#G#C#F#A#D#
My Champion: CG#C#F#A#D#
Twilight: DADGAD
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Postby Kreuger33 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:49 am

Beat me to it!

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Kreuger33 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:33 pm

Jaojong wrote:Crows on a wire = Drop C (Mark said they used Drop C instead of B/C# on this album)
The Writing on the Wall = Lowest note is A#, so it's either played on a 7 string half step down or Drop A# 6 string

Poison in Your vains = sounds like Drop C as well

When did he say drop c?

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:35 pm

Kreuger33 wrote:
Jaojong wrote:Crows on a wire = Drop C (Mark said they used Drop C instead of B/C# on this album)
The Writing on the Wall = Lowest note is A#, so it's either played on a 7 string half step down or Drop A# 6 string

Poison in Your vains = sounds like Drop C as well

When did he say drop c?


Seems like sb listened to the album when they were not allowed to.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Timotheus » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:42 pm

They got it from an interview.
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Postby Take The Sun » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:42 pm

Mark also confirmed on Twitter, Poison In Your Veins is Drop C#.
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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Kreuger33 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:16 pm

Timotheus wrote:They got it from an interview.


Yeah I figured that. Im just wondering which one I missed. also, I dont think any songs are in an open tuning on this album.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Kreuger » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:18 am

I think we have a confirmed tuning for Show Me A Leader! Although I dont have a 7 string, that looks good to me. Everything is a half step down, with the A# an extra step to G#

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby AHart96 » Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:32 am

Mark: “That’s a new tuning for this record. It’s half-step down and the low string is tuned to C (but it's a B when down).

“I came across that tuning when I was jamming with John Connolly from Sevendust. He had said that was one of his favourite tunings, and I thought that was crazy because it's a half-step off of my comfort spot with the drop B tuning. So when I tried it I thought it was strange until I really figured out how cool it was."


I'm confused. Does that mean the guitar in My Champion is B-G#-C#-F#-A#-D#? Would make sense with his comment about being a half-step off his comfort spot with the "Drop B tuning" (Come to Life/FTTS where the bottom is an A#)
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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Jhenrid » Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:42 am

Honestly that is so weirdly worded it's either C or B.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby SchwiizVT12 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:35 am

Are we including Myles' tuning as well in this list?

Edit: Went back and read the list, sorry.

In which case, for My Champion I believe the tunings are Mark: BG#C#F#A#D#, and Myles is in Open G half step down, according to this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3ohUXR4Sqo
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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:43 am

Cry a River (Mark, Myles is in DADGAD down 1/2 step)
All Ends Well (Myles, Mark is in Double Drop C#)
Fortress (Myles, Mark is in Open D5 down 1/2 step)
Blackbird (Myles, Mark is in Eb standard)


Apparently we do.

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby SchwiizVT12 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:04 am

See my last post above Dolo's.
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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby Dolo » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:38 am

SchwiizVT12 wrote:In which case, for My Champion I believe the tunings are Mark: BG#C#F#A#D#, and Myles is in Open G half step down, according to this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3ohUXR4Sqo



Jeez, these guys do use some weird ass tunings. But you might be right, juding from the shapes Myles uses and in 0:48 they hit low B, I guess, which relates to Brian using 5 string bass and Mark being tuned to BG#C#F#A#D#

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Re: Alter Bridge/Creed/Mark Tremonti Tuning Master List

Postby The DIsposable Hero » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:53 pm

Hey guys!

I'm sorry I haven't updated this list in a long time. I just got my first job out of college as a writer/producer at a local ABC News affiliate in Ohio, so that's been incredibly busy and stressful to say the least.

Enough about me though.

I will post all of the tunings (including the long-unreleased track Breathe) after the album is released.

But tunings I know for sure:

Show Me a Leader (G# C# F# B E G# C#)

My Champion (B G# C# F# A# D#): We know that this is what Mark is in at least (this is basically CADGBE a half step down, idk why people got so confused over this).

Now people being confused about Myles's tuning I can understand. If I go off of the live video of Myles's open strings, and Myles possibly being tuned down for the low E string for any rhythm parts, Myles is in Open G with a drop tuning, half step down (B F# C# F# A# C#). This tuning I'm somewhat used to from jamming around to Big Wreck songs so much (and this is also a high likelihood that Myles got this tuning from Ian Thornley and company as well).

Things were not made any easier with the live video being tuned down to A# range. If he is not tuned down, then he's just normal Open G tuned down half a step.

Poison in Your Veins: Drop C# (confirmed by Mark Tremonti on Twitter)

The Other Side: (A# G# C# F# A# D#) based off of the MusicRadar article that's been mentioned in this thread.

I know Mark also mentioned in the article that Twilight is in DADGAD, but I will wait until I hear the song before I pass judgment on it. It could be in DADGAD half step down for all we know.

That should be everything for now. Otherwise, I can't wait for this record to come out!

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