Posts Tagged ‘Asking Alexandria’

NEWS: Asking Alexandria sell out April/May headline UK tour!

York’s Asking Alexandria have sold out their upcoming UK headline tour well advance, coinciding with the release of their sophomore effort, ‘Reckless & Relentless’, which was officially released today. Limited tickets have been made available for the Glasgow date of the tour, so if you still want one act fast:

APRIL 22 – LONDON, Electric Ballroom
MAY 03 – BIRMINGHAM, Academy 2
MAY 04 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
MAY 05 – GLASGOW, Garage

Glasgow date tickets can either be purchased from Live Nation or Gigs And Tours. Some original dates have changed and venues have been upgraded, though originally purchased tickets remain valid. Support for the tour comes from Of Mice & Men and Chelsea Grin.

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NEWS: Def Leppard to headline Download 2011 and loads more bands added!

Def Leppard are to return to headline Download 2011, after headlining it as early ago as 2009’s festival. Along with this 17 other bands have been added onto the festival line-up: Turisas, All That Remains, Sacred Mother Tongue, Bowling For Soup, The Devil Wears Prada, Bring Me The Horizon, Frank Turner, Cheap Trick, Asking Alexandria, Straight Line Stitch, Disturbed, Black Stone Cherry, The King Blues, Madina Lake, Down, Jameson Raid and Ghost.

More acts are still yet to be announced. For more information on tickets and the festival please visit the official website.

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NEWS: Asking Alexandria ammend upcoming UK tour dates!

Asking Alexandria have altered and ammended dates for their upcoming UK headline tour this April/May. The band have released the following statement about the tour date changes:

“As you are all aware at this point in time, we are in the unfortunate position of having to reschedule a few of our UK tour dates. Please understand that this was not an easy decision for us and has taken a lot of thought and consideration to come to the conclusion that we have eventually reached. The reason for these shows will become clear in the coming weeks as we are unable to make public just now. You, our fans, are the reason for this bands success, your love and support has made this band what it is today, and we thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for that. We are asking you, and hoping that you will all understand and support us at this time. We have been presented with the most amazing opportunity which we feel could really take this band in the next step of our careers. It is a goal we have had since day one, and again it has been made obtainable due to your support of this band. Rather than just cancel these shows we have re-arranged them to another date, not far from the original date they were scheduled for. Thank you so much for all of your understanding and support in the matter. We really cannot wait to hang out with you all and see you at the shows.

Much love and mutual respect,

Ben Bruce – Asking Alexandria”

Here are the newly ammended dates for the forthcoming UK tour:
APRIL 22 – LONDON, Electric Ballroom (same date as before)
MAY 03 – BIRMINGHAM, Academy 2 (new date – tickets purchased remain valid)
MAY 04 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2 (new date – tickets purchased remain valid)
MAY 05 – GLASGOW, Garage (new date – tickets purchased remain valid)

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WHO TO WATCH IN 2011!

2011 is undoubtedly going to be bringing us lots of new exciting bands and artists, aswell as bringing some already existing acts into the light of recognition that they so rightfully deserve with all their hardwork and upcoming releases. Here’s just a select few acts we think are going to play a significant part this year:

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NEWS: Of Mice & Men announce string of UK headline dates!

Of Mice & Men have just announced a string of UK headline dates this April, with support for all the dates coming from Asking Alexandria and Chelsea Grin. You can catch the band at any of the following dates:

APRIL 19 – GLASGOW, Garage
APRIL 20 – MANCHESTER, Academy 2
APRIL 21 – BIRMINGHAM, HMV Institute
APRIL 22 – LONDON, Electric Ballroom

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VIDEO: Asking Alexandria – A Prophecy

Yorkshire sextet Asking Alexandria have recently released a new EP, and are gearing up for the release of a remix record and their sophomore effort in the next couple of weeks. These guys are so busy, they’re even putting out one more music video ‘A Prophecy’ to promote their 2009 debut ‘Stand Up And Scream’. Here it is:

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EP: Asking Alexandria – Life Gone Wild

Release Date: December 21st, 2010
Label: Sumerian
Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/askingalexandria

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A few months prior to the release of their upcoming remix album ‘Stepped Up And Scratched’ and their sophomore effort ‘Reckless And Relentless’, York sextet Asking Alexandria have decided to push whatever’s left of their debut ‘Stand Up And Scream’ one final time with a small 6-track EP, entitled ‘Life Gone Wild’.

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INTERVIEW: Asking Alexandria @ Club Academy, Manchester (13/12/2010)

Date: December 13th, 2010
Venue: Club Academy, Manchester
Interviewer: Zach Redrup

Download: None available
Stream: YouTube

Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/askingalexandria

Over a year on from the release of their debut record ‘Stand Up And Scream’, York-grown post-hardcore sextet Asking Alexandria have only just managed to set out on their first ever UK headline tour, odd for a band of their size hailing from Britain. With a new EP, remix album and full-length record just around the corner, we sat down and had a chat with bassist Sam Bettley about the upcoming releases, their upcoming music video for ‘A Prophecy’, and their schedule for 2011:

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LIVE: Asking Alexandria @ Club Academy, Manchester (13/12/2010)

Date: December 13th, 2010
Venue: Club Academy, Manchester
Support: The Amity Affliction, Miss May I
Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/askingalexandria

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Though originating and forming in York, it’s hard to believe that a year on from their fairly successful debut album ‘Stand Up And Scream’, Asking Alexandria will finally set off on their first ever UK headlining tour. America has had more than its fair share of the Yorkshire six-piece, and now finally it’s time for the Brits to see what the fuss is all about once and for all.

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LIVE: Asking Alexandria @ O2 Islington Academy, London (10/12/2010)

Date: December 10th, 2010
Venue: O2 Islington Academy, London
Support: The Amity Affliction, Miss May I
Website: None available
MySpace: www.myspace.com/askingalexandria

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Tonight’s show, originally booked for the much smaller Underworld, is a complete sell out. People have been queuing around the block of the venue for literally hours, excited to see their returning heroes Asking Alexandria take to the stage.

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