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From Death To Destiny, Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria

August 10th, 2013

2008 in North Yorkshire, England


Years Active:
'00s, '10s

Asking Alexandria


Spanning two continents, three names, and nearly a dozen members, Asking Alexandria are a band whose short career seems to be more about change than anything else. The brainchild of guitarist Ben Bruce, the band was originally formed in Dubai in 2003 under the name Amongst Us, which soon changed to End of Reason before eventually settling on Asking Alexandria in 2006. They cemented the name change with their self-released EP, Tomorrow.Hope.Goodbye. The following year they released their first full-length album, The Irony of Your Perfection, through Hangmans Joke. Shortly afterwards, Bruce left Dubai and returned to England, resulting in the dissolution of the band. In 2008, Bruce formed a new band around the name Asking Alexandria. Unlike its vaguely post-hardcore predecessor, this incarnation of the band was a pretty standard screamo/metalcore act, with chugging guitars and alternating singing/screaming vocals. Finally settling on the lineup of Danny Worsnop (vocals), Camron Liddell (guitar), James Cassells (drums), and Sam Bettley (bass), the band set to work on a touring blitz of the United States with bands like Alesana, the Bled, and Evergreen Terrace. In 2009 they signed with Sumerian Records and released their first album with the new lineup, Stand Up and Scream, in the fall of that year. The band would find mainstream success in 2011 with the release of their sophomore album, Reckless & Relentless, which peaked at number nine on the Billboard charts. They returned in 2013 with a more mature hard rock sound, smoothing off some of the metalcore and electronica influences, resulting in their more focused third album, From Death to Destiny.

Top Albums

From Death To Destiny, Asking Alexandria
1. From Death T..
Stand Up and Scream, Asking Alexandria
2. Stand Up and..
Reckless and Relentless, Asking Alexandria
3. Reckless and..
Stepped Up and Scratched, Asking Alexandria
4. Stepped Up a..
Life Gone Wild - EP, Asking Alexandria
5. Life Gone Wi..
Another Bottle Down (Tomba Remix) - Single, Asking Alexandria
6. Another Bott..
A Lesson Never Learned (Celldweller Remix) - Single, Asking Alexandria
7. A Lesson Nev..
Final Episode (Let's Change the Channel) [Borgore Remix] - Single, Asking Alexandria
8. Final Episod..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price

Death of Me From Death To Destiny 4:18 $1.29

Killing You From Death To Destiny 3:11 $1.29

Moving On From Death To Destiny 4:02 $1.29

Don't Pray For Me From Death To Destiny 4:40 $1.29

Run Free From Death To Destiny 4:10 $1.29

Not the American Average Stand Up and Scream 4:39 $1.29

Poison From Death To Destiny 3:46 $1.29

Believe From Death To Destiny 4:31 $1.29

Death of Me (Rock Mix) From Death To Destiny 3:24 $1.29

Break Down the Walls From Death To Destiny 3:31 $1.29

Final Episode (Let's Change Chan.. Stand Up and Scream 4:02 $1.29

Until the End (feat. Howard Jones) From Death To Destiny 4:30 $1.29

White Line Fever From Death To Destiny 3:43 $1.29

Creature From Death To Destiny 3:14 $1.29

Right Now (Na Na Na) Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 3 4:20 $1.29

Road From Death To Destiny 3:26 $1.29

Prophecy Stand Up and Scream 3:33 $1.29

Breathless Reckless and Relentless 4:09 $1.29

Closure Reckless and Relentless 3:58 $1.29

Someone, Somewhere Reckless and Relentless 3:36 $1.29

Candlelit Dinner With Inamorta Stand Up and Scream 4:03 $1.29

I Was Once, Possibly, Maybe, Perhaps.. Stand Up and Scream 3:41 $1.29

To the Stage Reckless and Relentless 3:30 $1.29

Morte et Dabo Reckless and Relentless 5:14 $1.29

Dear Insanity Reckless and Relentless 3:09 $1.29

Top Music Videos

Not the American Average, Asking Alexandria
1. Not the Americ..
A Prophecy, Asking Alexandria
2. A Prophecy
If You Can't Ride Two Horses At Once...You Should Get Out of the Circus, Asking Alexandria
3. If You Can't R..
Final Episode (Let's Change the Channel), Asking Alexandria
4. Final Episode ..
To the Stage, Asking Alexandria
5. To the Stage
Closure, Asking Alexandria
6. Closure
Breathless, Asking Alexandria
7. Breathless


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