Anyone who says bands don't work hard needs to take a look at this...
Asking Alexandria prove they’re to be taken very seriously.
Apocalyptic metalcore and symphonic arrangements delivered at break-neck speed is the name of the game on ‘Reckless And Relentless’, the second full-length from York mob Asking Alexandria. While they’ve proved they’re more than adept at wielding atypical Underøath guitar lines and BMTH growls previously, this time Asking Alexandria prove they’re to be taken very seriously as they follow Architects’ lead, pushing for the massive (and we mean massive) choruses on tracks like ‘A Lesson Never Learned’. While ‘The Match’ still draws on synthesised moments this is a huge leap forward from 09‘s debut ‘Stand Up And Scream’.
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May was a BIG month: there was Slam Dunk Festival, there was Groezrock, Twin Atlantic played in a pub and we got to hang out with the Lovely Man that is Brendon Urie. Like we said: BIG MONTH!
We all need a break. Yeah, even us. But while we recharge the batteries, why not take a look at what we've done over the past 12 months, hmmm?
There's been some actual news this week. The Movielife reformed, Fightstar returned from hiatus, and then there was Emoji Artworks. But sadly, today is our last #notthenews round-up of 2014. Try to hold back those tears while we recap all of this week's nonsense.