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Band
Alter Bridge
Title
Live at the O2 Arena
Type
LP/EP
Company
Napalm
YOR
2017
Style
Hard Rock
10/5/2017 - Review by: Eric Compton
Live full set from O2 Arena in England plus ten rare tracks
With today's technology and production values I don't hold a lot of stock in live albums. They work as 'greatest hits' packages or 'compilations'. The same can be said for the expansive Alter Bridge set. The first two discs consist of the band's live set from November 26th, 2016 in England (O2). The third disc is worth it's weight. Two unreleased songs 'Cruel Sun' and 'Solace'. The remaining eight songs are Japan bonus cuts from prior albums and Best Buy exclusives. The colored gatefold vinyl is a collector's dream.
Recommended for fans of: Queensryche, Slash, Lillian Axe
PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
3.5
MUSIC
3.5
VOCALS
4.5
PRODUCTION
3.5
ARTWORK
2.5
LYRICS
4


  • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
    3.5 :AVE RATING

ALL REVIEWS FOR: ALTER BRIDGE
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Live at the O2 Arena
2017
Napalm
Eric Compton10/5/2017
3.5
Show Me a Hero
2016
Napalm
Eric Compton12/16/2016
4

ALL INTERVIEWS FOR: ALTER BRIDGE
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