The name of Mark Tremonti requires no introduction at all and so do the bands that he is a part of and is still- Creed and Alter Bridge which are as famous. With over 30 years of experience in the music showbiz and a Grammy award in his kitty, a Billboard chart topper, there’s a lot of achievements under his belt. One can surely attribute his success in the rock music genre to his long-time passion for rock music.
To get influenced by metal bands is no normal stuff especially when the inspiration comes from the death metal bands like Testament, Exodus, Death Angel and so on. Mark Tremonti’s latest album which is also his first concept-based one, ‘The Dying Machine’ has been released officially. Red Spins Casino, well-known for the best online slots UK brings you an interesting story from one of his most recent interviews where he reveals his life as a child and many other interesting facts.
When one mentions destiny, there’s the famous anonymous quote which goes,” What is meant to be will always find its way”. And so is the case with Tremonti at the point when he realised that metal music was his true calling. He shares the fact of how he as a kid had simply visited his brother’s room where the famous Metallica album” Master of Puppets” was playing and how he was blown away by the album. It was then that he had taken his baby steps in the metal genre of rock music by looking for more albums that were unusually ‘darker’, ‘meaner’ and ‘heavier’.
Testament, Exodus, Death Angel were his other band inspirations. What is more interesting is the fact that his latest album, which is his solo work has been the one album influenced by his metal roots. The bands Creed and Alter Bridge, one of which he continues to be a part of are more into the hard rock/radio rock territory.
Some of Tremonti’s favourite albums include Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’, Celtic Frost’s Morbid Tales/Emperor’s Return, King Diamond’s songs etc. He also shares the fact of how he had grown up in the two worlds of melodious music and hard rock metal music. Currently, he is all set to tour Europe with the famous Iron Maiden band which he terms a dream come true. This was the band whose concert he had ever attended for the first time in his life and describes his experience as ‘larger than life, the massive spectacle of rock and metal’.
Mark admits that his latest album involved his creativity at its best as he has also written for the same. Here is the snippet on how he feels about his creativity-” This has probably been the best moments of my career for my creativity. As a writer, I feel as satisfied as I’ve ever been for a project. Between the album and the novel together, I’m on such a good feeling when it comes to opening the imagination. I’m almost sad that the novel is almost done, and the record is done and it’s all about to come out.”