Wolfgang Van Halen was definitely thrown into the fire, being called upon to play bass for Tremonti a day before the band's first show of their fall tour, but it looks like things are working out so well that his involvement will continue beyond their current trek.
Mark Tremonti will be playing Chicago this weekend, just not in the venue initially planned. The Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist has ceded his solo band's show at the House of Blues for the Bottom Lounge after receiving a request from Prince to move the performance.
Just before Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti was preparing to kick off the first tour with his solo project Tremonti, he found out the bassist Brian Marshall would be unable to join him on the road. Enter Wolfgang Van Halen, who agreed to step in for the tour. Less than 24 hours later, Tremonti's first show was in Coventry, R.I., and now behind the scenes footage has been released of the events leading up to that concert.
Tremonti, the solo project of Creed/Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti, recently kicked off their first tour, but it was not without a few bumps in the road. Days before the tour was set to get under way, bassist Brian Marshall had to bow out due to personal reasons, leaving Tremonti without a bassist. After a quick phone call to a friend, Tremonti had a new bassist with quite a pedigree in rock, Wolfgang Van Halen had agreed to fill in the position on the trek.
Playing his first New York City solo show, Mark Tremonti came across as a seasoned frontman. Leading his latest outfit, Tremonti, the guitarist for Creed and Alter Bridge was in the spotlight last night (Sept. 12) at NYC's Highline Ballroom, and his fans couldn't have been happier.
Mark Tremonti has embarked on a tour in support of his new solo disc ‘All I Was,’ which was released on July 10. However, bassist Brian Marshall, who plays with Tremonti in Creed and Alter Bridge, has been forced to drop off the trek.
As a member of both Creed and Alter Bridge, guitarist Mark Tremonti has established himself as a well-respected member of the rock community. Now, the axeman is stepping up to the mic as frontman of his own project, simply called Tremonti, releasing the album 'All I Was' in July.
Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti recently branched out on his own releasing his first solo disc ‘All I Was’ on July 17. In addition to playing guitar, Tremonti also covers vocal duties on the disc, showing off his full arsenal of musical weapons.
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