One of the hottest new bands to storm onto the metal scene in years is undoubtedly ASKING ALEXANDRIA, a UK sensation that is now currently making major waves throughout the world. This is easily the UK’s most notable metal export of the decade and they have captured the hearts of the youth with their overly energetic and entertaining live performances.
The group kicked off a quick U.S. run with labelmates VEIL OF MAYA tonight in Ft. Wayne, IN that will lead them directly into a massive North American tour as direct support to ALL THAT REMAINS, which runs from Oct. 12th through Nov. 14th. If you haven’t witnessed a live ASKING ALEXANDRIA show then you are truly missing out on what is unquestionably one of the most intense and physical live events that will surely leave you begging for more.
ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s track, “Nobody Don’t Dance No More,” will also be featured in the premier episode of Real World Challenge: Cutthroat, which will debut this Wednesday on MTV at 10PM EST.The tracks, “Hey There Mr. Brooks” and “The Final Episode (Let’s Change The Channel),” are also now available on not only the Rock Band Network on Xbox 360 Live, but also PS3 Network.
ASKING ALEXANDRIA fans rejoice as a new release, Stand Up And Scream (Stepped Up And Scratched), is set for a Dec. release. This is essentially a remixed, dub step version of their debut album. New artwork and packaging will also be a part of this release and released online over the coming weeks.
ASKING ALEXANDRIA’s highly acclaimed debut offering, Stand Up and Scream, quickly caught everyone’s attention as they combined hardcore music with European Trance, soft catchy melodies and a sound more mature than just your average play by numbers hardcore outfit. This was just the refreshing new sound that people have been waiting for.
For more on the band and a complete list of tour dates visit www.myspace.com/askingalexandria