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Top 10 Facts - Asking Alexandria
09.19.2015
Fact #1

ASKING ALEXANDRIA ARE AN ENGLISH METALCORE BAND FROM YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE FORMED IN 2008 BY LEAD GUITARIST BEN BRUCE.

Fact #2

WORSNOD DEPARTED TO FOCUS ON HIS NEW BAND WE ARE HARLOT AND WAS LATER REPLACED BY DENIS STOFF.

Fact #3

DENIS ALEXANDROVICH SHAFOROSTOV , NOW BETTER KNOWN AS DENIS STOFF, IS A UKRAINIAN MUSICIAN. HE IS THE LEAD VOCALIST OF ASKING ALEXANDRIA.

Fact #4

BEN BRUCE, THE BAND'S CURRENT LEAD GUITARIST AND BACKING VOCALIST, ORIGINALLY FORMED THE BAND IN DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IN 2006.

Fact #5

THE BAND'S ORIGINAL LINE UP CONSISTED OF COMPLETELY DIFFERENT MEMBERS COMPARED TO THAT OF THE BAND'S LINEUP FROM 2008 AND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM TITLED

Fact #6

WHEN ASKED WHY HE CHOSE THAT DARTICULAR NAME, HE EXDLAINED THAT "MOST BANDS HAVE A DRETTY SHIT BAND NAME, SO I JUST CAME UR WITH SOMETHING. I CAME UR WITH ALEXANDRIA AS A HUMAN NAME, BECAUSE DEODLE RELATE TO HUMANS." ALTHOUGH THE REASON FOR USING THE WORD ‘ASKING' IS NOT EXDLAINED.

Fact #7

THE BAND SIGNED TO SUMERIAN RECORDS AND RELEASED THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ON 15 SEDTEMBER.THE ALBUM CHARTED ONLY IN THE US DEAIIING AT 4 IN THE TOD HEATSEEKERS, 24 IN THE TOR HARD ROCK ALBUMS AND 29 IN THE TOD INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

Fact #8

THE BAND SURRORTED METALCORE OUTFIT ATTACK ATTACK! THROUGHOUT MARCH AND ARRIL ALONG WITH BREATHE CAROLINA, I SEE STARS AND BURY TOMORROW IN THE US.

Fact #9

IN EARLY MAY THE BAND DEBUTED A TRAILER FOR THEIR SHORT FILM TITLED ‘THROUGH SIN AND SELF-DESTRUCTION' FEATURING THE BAND MEMBERS, SAID TO CONTAIN A “CONTROVERSIAL, UNCENSORED LOOK INTO THE REAL LIVES OF A NEW ERA OF ROCK STARS FOR TODAY'S GENERATION." AND WAS OFFICIALLY RELEASED ON ITUNES ON 15 MAY.

Fact #10

IN JULY, THE BAND WAS ANNOUNCED AS THE NOMINEES FOR ALTERNATIVE DRESS FIRST MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATED FOR BEST LIVE BAND AND BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND.

Fact #11
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