* Winning the top spot in [[http://www.musicradar.com/guitarist/greatest-solo-poll-alter-bridge-speak-403308 Guitarist Magazine's 20 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time]] poll for Black Bird against the likes of [[PinkFloyd Comfortably Numb]], [[VanHalen Eruption]], [[LynyrdSkynyrd Free Bird]], [[Music/GunsNRoses Sweet Child O' Mine]] and [[Music/LedZeppelin Stairway to Heaven]]. Tremonti and Kennedy say they felt "Unworthy".
* Winning the [[http://fuse.tv/music/polls/battle-of-the-fans-rockers/ Fuse TV Battle of the Fans]] poll against the likes of Music/FooFighters, MyChemicalRomance, Shinedown and Papa Roach in a competition that peaked at 7.2 million votes despite having the smallest fanbase according to Myspace. Defeating Music/AvengedSevenfold, ThreeDaysGrace and GreenDay, they took on 30 Seconds to Mars and LinkinPark in the final round, winning against LP by just over a 3% margin ([=30StM=] by 6%).