Alter Bridge share lyric video for This Is War

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Alter Bridge have posted a video for This Is War, the fourth song to be taken from their forthcoming album Pawns & Kings. The single follows Sin After Sin, which was released last month.

Pawns & Kings is the band’s seventh studio album and is produced by longtime collaborator Michael 'Elvis' Baskette. It will be released on October 14 via Napalm Records. 

The full-length has been described by the band as their "most aggressive collection of songs to date" and This Is War certainly ticks all the boxes for those seeking a thick slice of classic Alter Bridge.

Check out the soaring four-minute riffathon below.

The band will kick off an extensive European tour in support of their new album in November, with support from Halestorm and Mammoth WVH.

Nov 01: Hamburg Sporthalle, Germany
Nov 02: Copenhagen Falconer, Denmark
Nov 04: Gothenburg Partille Arena, Sweden
Nov 05: Oslo Sentrum Scene, Norway
Nov 07: Katowice MCK, Poland
Nov 09: Luxembourg Rockhal, Luxembourg
Nov 11: Berlin Columbiahalle, Germany
Nov 12: Prague O2 Universum, Czech Republic
Nov 14: Budapest Arena, Hungary
Nov 16: Paris Palais Des Sports, France
Nov 18: Madrid Vistalegre, Spain
Nov 20: Barcelona Razzmataz1, Spain
Nov 22: Munich Zenith, Germany
Nov 23: Zurich Samsung Hall, Switzerland
Nov 25: Milan Mediolanum Forum, Italy
Nov 26: Zagreb Dom Sportova, Croatia
Nov 28: Vienna Wiener Stadthalle, Austria
Nov 30: Cologne Palladium, Germany
Dec 01: Amsterdam Ziggo Dome, Netherlands
Dec 05: Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Dec 06: Glasgow SSE Hydro Arena
Dec 08: Dublin 3 Arena
Dec 09: Manchester AO Arena
Dec 11: Birmingham Resorts World Arena
Dec 12: London O2 Arena

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The Floridian quartet will then tour North America in 2023, with Mammoth WVH. The full itinerary is as follows:

Jan 25: Tampa Seminole Hard Rock, FL
Jan 27: Orlando Hard Rock Live, FL
Jan 28: Atlanta Coca Cola Roxy, GA
Jan 30: Nashville Ryman Auditorium, TN
Feb 01: Montclair The Wellmont Theater, NJ
Feb 02: Huntington The Paramount, NY
Feb 04: Silver Spring The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD
Feb 05: Philadelphia Franklin Music Hall, PA
Feb 07: Wallingford The Dome At Toyota Oakdale Theatre, CT
Feb 08: Boston Roadrunner, MA
Feb 10: Waterloo Del Lago Casino Resort, NY
Feb 11: Toronto History, ON
Feb 14: Detroit The Fillmore, MI
Feb 15: Indianapolis Murat Theatre At Old National Centre, IN
Feb 17: Prior Lake Mystic Lake Casino Showroom, MI
Feb 18: Chicago The Riviera Theatre, IL
Mar 10: Quapaw Downstream Casino Resort, OK
Mar 11: Kansas City Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland, MO
Mar 14: Chesterfield The Factory, MO
Mar 15: Oklahoma City The Criterion, OK
Mar 17: Houston 713 Music Hall, TX
Mar 18: Dallas South Side Ballroom, TX
Mar 20: Denver Mission Ballroom, CO
Mar 21: Salt Lake City Union Event Center, UT
Mar 23: Seattle The Paramount Theatre, WA
Mar 25: Airway Heights Northern Quest Resort & Casino, WA
Mar 28: Anaheim House Of Blues, CA
Mar 29: Tempe Marquee Theatre, AZ
Mar 31: Reno Silver Legacy’s Grande Expo Hall, NV
Apr 01: Highland Yaamava Theater At Yaamava Casino Resort, CA