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Alter Bridge - Blackbird
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Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 74 ratings
2007 Ratings: #180
Liked by 10 people
October 8, 2007 / Release Date
LP / Format
Republic / Label
Michael Baskette / Producer
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Post-Grunge does get a lot of hate within the music community and some of is jusitifed, often playing it too safe with the sound and being too commercialized but Blackbird is one of those records which manages to pull the sound of quite well, now nowhere near one of the best albums of this time but wiith some great songs and some decent deeper cuts, manages to keep this record beating in its catchy self. Alongside, Myles good vocal performance the only thing thats slugs this record is how ... read more


The conjunction of the 4 musicians that are in this band is magical. This is, for me, the best album of the band. I could listen to it a thousand times. Every time I hear the song Blackbird I feel like I have to play it from the beginning because I'm not paying enough attention to it. A masterpiece of post-grunge.


Mark Tremonti does something cool with an actually good post-grunge band.

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Added on: July 26, 2016