This metal cover of Asking Alexandria’s “The Violence” sounds like a Stand Up And Scream B-side – watch

Were you disappointed in Asking Alexandria’s new single, “The Violence”? All things considered, it wasn’t really a bad song, at least in our opinion. Unfavorable comparisons to the likes of Imagine Dragons abound if you take a look on just about any Internet forum, but it’s still relatively catchy. However, for those who might be clamoring for the band’s older style (think Stand Up And Scream or Reckless And Relentless), rejoice! Multi-talented vocalist Andy Cizek (WVNDER, Makari, Monuments) and guitarist extraordinare Nik Nocturnal have teamed up for a reimagined metal cover of the song, which you can check out below.

This also isn’t the first time the two have collaborated, as their Bring Me The Horizon cover of “Medicine” was notably shared by Oliver Sykes himself, and went viral as well. The two musicians are also collaborating on a new modern metal project, Termina, which fans of bands like Monuments and Volumes will probably dig. Give both a spin below.

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Asking Alexandria’s Danny Worsnop explains why the band dropped “Not The American Average” from their live setlists

With 5 full-length albums under their collective belts – 4 of them being with vocalist Danny Worsnop – Asking Alexandria certainly have a wealth of material to choose from when they’re compiling a setlist for tour. While the band’s style certainly has changed in the now 10 years since their debut Stand Up And Scream was released, Asking Alexandria have traditionally played a couple songs off their debut despite the breadth of new material that they have.

It appears a certain song from that album – namely “Not The American Average”, a track that propelled the band into the public consciousness in late 2009 – won’t be played live anymore, at least according to Worsnop. Why? These 6 answers will shock you, especially #4!!!

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Shinedown announces new tour dates with Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria

Fresh off their new album Attention Attention, which features some of the band’s most accomplished material to date, Florida rock band Shinedown have announced a number of new dates in early 2019 in support of the new record. They’ll be joined by Papa Roach, who are promising some new material on the way, as well as Asking Alexandria, who are still touring off the success of their late 2017 self-titled record. Check out the dates below!

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