Alter Bridge announce they are to release a Special Edition version of their third album, "AB III", to be called "AB 3.5" which is to be released on October 17th. The special edition album can be pre-ordered at:

The band are to embark on a UK tour in November with labelmates Black Stone Cherry and Theory of a Dead Man.

The tour dates are:
22nd Nov, Birmingham, LG Arena
23rd Nov, ​Cardiff, Motor Point Arena
24th Nov, ​Manchester, Evening News Arena
26th Nov, Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
27th Nov, Glasgow, SECC
29th Nov, ​London, Wembley Arena