“The beginning of the verse is fine for me to sing and play, but when playing it live, I strum the last two chords as it gets to the end of the verse line, instead of picking the individual strings like I did on the album. When you hear it back you can’t tell.
“This one had one of my favourite riffs on the whole record that I’ve been kicking around with Alter Bridge for years. It never had a melody over it, but I would just try and jam it in every other song.
"After trying for about five songs, I just gave up, but it was one of the first things I jumped on when this album was being put together. I’m very happy with the melody that I stumbled on to go over that part. It was something I thought would be very hard to write, and when I came up with that I was relieved.”