Mark Tremonti says that “stars” would “need to align” for a reunion of CREED to happen.
Two years in the past, CREED up to date its Fb profile with an previous picture, igniting rumors of the multi-platinum act’s imminent return.
Mark, who’s selling his upcoming album of Frank Sinatra covers titled “Tremonti Sings Sinatra”, mentioned the possibilities of a CREED comeback throughout a brand new interview with Ghost Cult journal.
Requested about the potential for a CREED reunion, Mark stated: “You by no means know. It is simply a type of issues the place at any time when it comes up, both our camp or [CREED singer] Scott [Stapp] has one thing occurring for the time being. So our stars need to align. In actual fact, proper now if a promoter stated, ‘Hey, we wanna do an enormous CREED tour,’ I might need to bypass all of the stuff we’re engaged on for the time being. So we simply have to attend until the time is true.”
Final September, Tremonti instructed The Rock Expertise With Mike Brunn that continuously being related to CREED — 9 years after the band accomplished a tour in help of its fourth album, 2009’s “Full Circle” — was “positively each a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing as a result of I would not be sitting right here speaking to you proper now if it weren’t for CREED; I would not have this profession, this lengthy profession,” he stated. “However on the identical time, for my whole life, I shall be that man from the band CREED, which is nice and band. ‘Trigger sure individuals beloved CREED, sure individuals hated CREED. So it doesn’t matter what I do artistically, I am gonna be the man who was in CREED that was, at sure factors critics appreciated to return after us. So I’ve sort of lived in each worlds — I used to be in a band that bought a lot of data however acquired some essential assaults, however I additionally acquired to be in a band that did not promote as many data however acquired essential reward. So I acquired to see either side of it. It might be nice to have it multi function. However it’s powerful.”
CREED disbanded in 2004 however reunited 5 years later for the aforementioned “Full Circle” LP and an in depth tour. Stapp has since toured and recorded as a solo artist, though he suffered a drug-related psychological breakdown in 2014 and spent a number of years recovering from that.
In 2019, Tremonti stated in an interview on Jamey Jasta‘s podcast that he was sitting on an album’s price of fabric for CREED. Requested whether or not CREED might reunite once more, Tremonti stated, “Individuals say, ‘Is it completed? Is it over? Is there new music popping out?’ I am sitting on a whole CREED album… After we have been collectively doing the reunion tour, we put a number of music collectively and I’ve like actually sketchy little demos of in all probability 13 songs. I listened to them perhaps a 12 months in the past they usually’re good songs.”
Tremonti added: “It is simply, there is no time. Is it adequate for me to place every thing on the again burner that I have been engaged on for the previous 14 years? No. Is it adequate to perhaps 10 years from now or seven years from now… or some huge resurgence occurs or there’s an anniversary the place everyone’s like, ‘We wish to see CREED and the world calls for it like they used to.’ I would not say no.”