Asking Alexandria is a new metal band from York, North Yorkshire. The band was formed in 2008 and is formed of Ben Bruce (lead guitar), Danny Worsnop (vocals), Cameron Liddell (rhythm guitar), Sam Bettley (bass guitar) and James Cassells (drums).
Asking Alexandria has brought out two albums since they began; Stand Up and Scream (2009) and Reckless & Relentless (2011) and have toured North America as well.
In March 2010 the band announced their first North America which was between May and June 2010. A number of support bands toured with them as well. They also appeared at the Thrash and Burn summer festival tour alongside Born of Osiris.
During 2011 a new album, Stepped Up and Scratched was a completely new version of their old album Stand Up and Scream in a dance and electronic format. Asking Alexandria went on to release Reckless & Relentless in 2011 and contained the singles “Morte et Dabo", "Breathless", "Someone, Somewhere", "Closure" and "To the Stage".
In May 2012 Asking Alexandria released a controversial film trailer called Through Sin + Self Destruction and contained songs from their second album Reckless & Relentless (2011)