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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby nildiven » Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:40 pm

WaywardOne wrote:This album can't come soon enough. If I have to hear one more description about 80's nostalgia and retro synth I'm gonna lose it - it's a notworthy new vibe added to the band but its still very much Alter Bridge. As someone who didn't grow up in the 80's I feel like I'm one of the few people who can't stand it. I know once I can just sit in a room and listen to new AB it will all be good!

The opening of slip to the void is steeped in 80s synth, so not sure why this is being touted as new territory for AB.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby Ubik » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:10 pm

nildiven wrote:The opening of slip to the void is steeped in 80s synth, so not sure why this is being touted as new territory for AB.

This is the first time they've built songs around it, though.
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby LosingPatience » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:17 pm

WaywardOne wrote:This album can't come soon enough. If I have to hear one more description about 80's nostalgia and retro synth I'm gonna lose it - it's a notworthy new vibe added to the band but its still very much Alter Bridge. As someone who didn't grow up in the 80's I feel like I'm one of the few people who can't stand it. I know once I can just sit in a room and listen to new AB it will all be good!




80"s the best era for rock music ever wont be topped either.


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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby One Drew Remains » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:20 pm

Can't wait for that one. I think it and Native Son are going to be sleepers.
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby Arctic » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:49 pm

Huh, Tear Us Apart is their best song on the album, that’s pretty unexpected. Haven’t heard much at all about it so far. Sounds promising.
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby anguyen92 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:05 am

I didn't think too fondly of Tear Us Apart. I thought in the verses that Myles used his upper range a bit too much for the song. Then again, I think Godspeed could very well be the most polarizing song of the album. That stated, I think people will dig Native Son, Forever Falling, Walking on the Sky on initial listen. I don't have anything to back that up, but I really dig those songs on first reaction at the Listening Party over Godspeed and Dying Light.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby abw1987 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:43 am


It's funny that people were just talking about "Slip to the Void" a couple posts up. That song immediately reminded me of AIC – in particular, the (dis)harmonies during the chorus.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby LosingPatience » Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:44 am

abw1987 wrote:

It's funny that people were just talking about "Slip to the Void" a couple posts up. That song immediately reminded me of AIC – in particular, the (dis)harmonies during the chorus.




If its anything like Slip it will be my fav on the album

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby Crumbso » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:13 am

LosingPatience wrote:
abw1987 wrote:

It's funny that people were just talking about "Slip to the Void" a couple posts up. That song immediately reminded me of AIC – in particular, the (dis)harmonies during the chorus.




If its anything like Slip it will be my fav on the album


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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby SamarthJoshi » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:29 am

anguyen92 wrote:I didn't think too fondly of Tear Us Apart. I thought in the verses that Myles used his upper range a bit too much for the song. Then again, I think Godspeed could very well be the most polarizing song of the album. That stated, I think people will dig Native Son, Forever Falling, Walking on the Sky on initial listen. I don't have anything to back that up, but I really dig those songs on first reaction at the Listening Party over Godspeed and Dying Light.


Not very excited about Tear Us Apart after the “too much upper range” comment. One of the best things about Dying Light is that Myles is not singing in a way which is going to be troublesome to replicate in a live setting, unlike TSoF, Island of Fools and The Last Hero.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby UninvitedZero » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:49 am

Myles is using so much more of his vocal range on this album! One upper range tune, I don't think will hurt too bad. Damn it I just want to hear more backing vocals from Mark. He sounds so good in the pre-chorus in Take The Crown.

(Btw "The sound, the fury..." totally makes me think of the new Sturgill Simpson record... Sound And Fury.) :P
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby Sugar Blade » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:44 am

abw1987 wrote:

It's funny that people were just talking about "Slip to the Void" a couple posts up. That song immediately reminded me of AIC – in particular, the (dis)harmonies during the chorus.

Oh boy, than it's the song I want to hear the most. AiC was the band that I went to after TLH left me unsatisfied (never heard anything from them before except "Them Bones" and "Man in the Box" when I was a teenager) and I immediatelly felt like home. I remember I was wondering how cool would it be if Myles and Mark would make intricate vocal harmonies on their next record. And here we are three years later.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby Ubik » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:45 am

Crumbso wrote:If its anything like Slip it will be my fav on the
Whenever I think about it. I can't help but sing "In-doc-tri-naaaatiooon" in my head, to the tune of Isolation :lol

Yes! Literally every time I see the name. Main reason I wanna hear it is so it stops.
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby RevenantGB » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:46 am

New audio interview with Mark and Scott about Walk the Sky: https://omny.fm/shows/mistress-carrie-a ... kstage-wit
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby fix » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:04 pm

That part about the beer pong and Flips brothers dancing balls though... :lol

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby RevenantGB » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:43 pm

New written review of Walk the Sky, with a very hype-inducing description of Godspeed: https://metalwani.com/2019/10/review-al ... e-sky.html
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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby TheEndisHere » Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:59 pm

RevenantGB wrote:New written review of Walk the Sky, with a very hype-inducing description of Godspeed: https://metalwani.com/2019/10/review-al ... e-sky.html

The reviews have been very positive so far. I was just looking through the reviews on that site and they give lots of 9s. Interesting note that AB scored higher than Tool and Slipknot on a metal website.

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby scarecrow » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:01 pm

nildiven wrote:
WaywardOne wrote:This album can't come soon enough. If I have to hear one more description about 80's nostalgia and retro synth I'm gonna lose it - it's a notworthy new vibe added to the band but its still very much Alter Bridge. As someone who didn't grow up in the 80's I feel like I'm one of the few people who can't stand it. I know once I can just sit in a room and listen to new AB it will all be good!

The opening of slip to the void is steeped in 80s synth


not really

it's a unique sound for them but "80s synth" is a stretch

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Re: AB VI Studio/Recording Thread

Postby WaywardOne » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:25 pm

TheEndisHere wrote:
RevenantGB wrote:New written review of Walk the Sky, with a very hype-inducing description of Godspeed: https://metalwani.com/2019/10/review-al ... e-sky.html

The reviews have been very positive so far. I was just looking through the reviews on that site and they give lots of 9s. Interesting note that AB scored higher than Tool and Slipknot on a metal website.


That's high praise! Fear Inoculum and We Are Not Your Kind are still both blowing my mind so to have Walk The Sky be in the same company is a fantastic sign.


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