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Asking Alexandria release new track “The Violence”

Posted by longhairedpoet on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 4:59 PM (PST)

Earlier this week English rockers Asking Alexandria released their latest track “The Violence.”

Complete with a cheesy zombie movie music video that features the boys in the band, the track is the first new track since the band’s 2017 self-titled album.

The music video was written and directed by Jensen Noen and presented by Scissor Films and Sumerian Films. The video follow the plight of every day zombies: Cocaine Shane (Danny Worsnop), Peter (Ben Bruce), Disco Luke (Cameron Liddell), Phat Noah (James Cassells) and Waterboy Eric (Sam Bettley).

Says guitarist Ben Bruce:

“We are back bigger, better, louder and more insane than ever before. This single encompasses everything we have been working towards. Huge guitars, anthemic drums and some of the catchiest, most technically accomplished vocals that Danny has ever delivered, and this is only just the beginning.”

Worsnop adds:

“The Violence was an incredibly rewarding song to create. Ben and I both got to go way outside anything we’d done before and create something fresh and engaging. Thematically the song is about the way mainstream media and politicians manipulate and spread mistruth amongst the people to encourage and create anger, fear, division, and conflict in their quest to control and acquire power. As the history books have shown, this only goes so far before the people stand up and say enough is enough. I hope everyone enjoys what we’ve created here, we had a great time making it, and even more fun shooting the video!”

Asking Alexandria are headed out on the road later this month with Papa Roach and Bad Wolves on the “Who Do You Trust” US Summer Tour. Then in September Asking Alexandria will join Shinedown, Papa Roach, and Savage After Midnight on another North American tour.

Check out “The Violence” and Asking Alexandria tour dates here.

PAPA ROACH ‘WHO DO YOU TRUST? TOUR’ DATES:
w/Asking Alexandria*
w/Bad Wolves^

July 27, 2019 – Dallas, TX – Southside Ballroom*
July 28, 2019 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Center*^
July 30, 2019 – San Antonio, TX –Sunken Gardens Amphitheater*^
Aug 2, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – The Roxy*^
Aug 4, 2019 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheater*^
Aug 7, 2019 – Philadelphia, PA – Metropolitan Opera House*
Aug 9, 2019 – Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage*^
Aug 13, 2019 – Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Events Center*^
Aug 16, 2019 – Detroit, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheater*^
Aug 18, 2019 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica*^
Aug 20, 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live*^
Aug 21, 2019 – Indianapolis, IN – Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park*^
Aug 23, 2019 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom*^
Aug 27, 2019 – Denver CO – The Fillmore*^
Aug 28, 2019 – Salt Lake City, UT –Union Event Center*
Aug 30, 2019 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre*^
Aug 31, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium*^
Sept 1, 2019 – Las Vegas, NV – Downtown Event Center*^

ATTENTION ATTENTION TOUR
Shinedown, Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria and Savage After Midnight

September 17 Roanoke, VA @ The Berglund Center
September 19 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
September 20 Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
September 24 Laval, QC @ Place Bell
September 25 Quebec City, QC @ VideoTron Center
September 27 Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
September 28 State College, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center
October 1 Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena
October 2 La Crosse, WI @ La Crosse Center
October 4 Evansville, IN @ Ford Center
October 6 Mankato, MN @ Mankato Civic Center
October 8 Bismarck, ND @ Bismarck Event Center
October 9 Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place
October 11 Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Convention Centre
October 12 Dawson Creek, BC @ Encana Events Centre
October 13 Calgary, AB @ Stampede Corral
October 15 Penticton, BC @ South Okanagan Events Centre
October 16 Abbotsford, BC @ Abbotsford Centre
October 18 Kennewick, WA @ Toyota Center
October 19 Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena

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