* 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 [[Music/PinkFloyd Comfortably Numb]], [[Music/VanHalen Eruption]], [[Music/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, Music/MyChemicalRomance, Shinedown and Papa Roach in a competition that peaked at 7.2 million votes despite having the smallest fanbase according to Website/MySpace. Defeating Music/AvengedSevenfold, Music/ThreeDaysGrace and Music/GreenDay, they took on Music/ThirtySecondsToMars and Music/LinkinPark in the final round, winning against LP by just over a 3% margin ([=30StM=] by 6%).
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