Snap Scene: Alter Bridge & Like a Storm, Festival Hall – Melbourne 6th April 2017

American rock band Alter Bridge played Melbourne’s Festival Hall on Thursday 6 April 2017 as part of their Australian & New Zealand Tour. Formed in Orlando, Florida during 2004 after Creed disbanded (one of the best-selling artist of the 2000s), Alter Bridge is known for their acclaimed live shows and extensive touring. The band is led by lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy (Slash, The Mayfield Four), along with Mark Tremonti (Creed, Tremonti) on lead guitar, Brian Marshall (Creed, Tremonti) on bass, and Scott Phillips (Creed, Projected) on drums. Touring behind their fifth studio album The Last Hero that was released last October and reached #6 on the Australian ARIA Albums chart, Alter Bridge thrilled their loyal fans with another solid performance.

New Zealand hard rockers Like a Storm played their first-ever Melbourne show at Festival Hall on Thursday 6 April 2017, as support for Alter Bridge. After forming in Auckland during 2005, they moved to North America and began touring the US in 2009, joining Creed on nationwide tour. The band comprises the Brooks brothers: Chris on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Matt on lead guitar, and Kent on bass, along with drummer Zach Wood. Like a Storm is , and they won over more fans on this night. The band’s third studio album is expected to be released in 2017. Their previous two studio albums debuted in the U.S. Billboard 200, making them the highest charting New Zealand hard rock band in American radio history.

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Paul Miles is a rock photographer specializing in live music photography, who captures the true spirit of rock’n’roll in action by many of the world’s greatest performers. Over the years, he has shot a vast array of rock music photography: from gigs in world-famous clubs like the Apollo in Harlem and the Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, to iconic arenas like New York City’s Madison Square Garden and Australia’s MCG, as well as in retail stores Barnes & Noble, Apple, and John Varvatos CBGBs.

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