Asking Alexandria

AAAsking Alexandria is an british rock band from York, North Yorkshire. Asking Alexandria is a band with 5 members : Danny Worsnop(lead vocals, keyboards, programming), Ben Bruce (lead guitar, programming, backing vocals), Cameron Liddell (rhythm guitar), James Cassells (drums), Sam Bettley (bass guitar). They have 2 studio albums. Their music is similar to melodic metalcore with post screamo elements.

Asking Alexandria are a are a newly founded rock band from the United Kingdom.They are considered to be new on the rock stage and a young band. The band was formed in 2008 when the today frontman of the band called upon his old buddies for a reunion, and that’s were it all started.

 

>> Genre: Metalcore, Post Hardcore, Electronicore

>> Country: USA

>> Active: 2008-present

 

History

Asking Alexandria have roots in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where the guitarist Ben Bruce started the band and released one full-length album „The Irony of Your Perfection“ with the group under the name Asking Alexandria. Shortly afterwards the band broke-up. In 2008, Bruce moved back to the UK, and had no plans on putting his musical career on hold decided to carry on the name Asking Alexandria.

The band has three studio albums: „Stand Up and Scream“ (2009), „Reckless& Relentless“ (2011), „From Death to Destiny“ (2013). Two extended plays albums „Life Gone Wild „(2010), „Under the Influence: A Tribute to the Legends of Hard Rock“, and one Remix album called „stepped Up and Scratch“ all of them on Sumerian label.

 

Band members

Danny Worsnop – lead vocals, keyboards, programming (2008–present)

Ben Bruce – lead guitar, programming, backing vocals (2008–present)

Cameron Liddell – rhythm guitar (2008–present)

James Cassells – drums (2008–present)

Sam Bettley – bass guitar (2009–present)

 

Music

  • „Stand Up and Scream“ (2009)
  • „Reckless & Relentless“ (2011)
  • „From Death to Destiny“ (2013)

Famous for: The Final Episode, Not The American Average, A Prophecy, To The Stage, The Death of Me

 

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Influenced by

The Devil Wears Prada (Christian Metalcore)

Bring Me The Horizon (Hardcore Punk)

Underoath (Christian Metalcore)

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Sources:

http://askingalexandriaofficial.com/   – official webstie

http://sumerianrecords.com/artist/details/Asking+Alexandria/id:5/   – Record Label

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asking_Alexandria   – Wiki

http://www.last.fm/music/Asking+Alexandria  – Last.fm