2016 release. Alter Bridge is a band known for blurring the line between hard rock and heavy metal. As assets in both musical genres, the band returns with their fifth studio album, The Last Hero. The album marks a creative highpoint for the quartet, exploring styles and musical influences from throughout the band’s history. From the first notes of opener ‘Show Me A Leader’ to the final notes of the title track ‘The Last Hero,’ it’s clear Alter Bridge are back with their most complete musical work to date.