Asking Alexandria Debuts At #9 On The Billboard Top 200 Charts

Amidst a slew of recent speculation regarding their stability, the UK’s sensation, Asking Alexandria, have just undoubtedly proved to all naysayers that they are one of the genre’s most exciting, ground-breaking and heralded artists as their critically acclaimed new album, Reckless and Relentless, debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 charts scanning an impressive 31,449 units in its first week. This is a monumental accomplishment for the band as this also simultaneously marks the biggest first week sales for any artist in the history of Hot Topic and Sumerian Records. This is controversial, unapologetic hard rock at its very finest. Stay tuned to for all up-to-date information.

“Reckless and Relentless” also debuted at #2 on the hard music charts, #3 on indie album charts, #4 on the rock charts and #8 on the digital album charts, and also enjoyed a Top 100 (#98) position in the Top 200 UK album charts, with the album landing at #15 in the Top 50 UK Indie Album Chart and #7 in the Top 40 Rock & Metal Chart.

Asking Alexanria performed the new track “Closure” on the US TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live! earlier this week in LA – be sure to see below to check it out.


Asking Alexandria and Sebastian Bach will be performing “Youth Gone Wild” together for the very first time at Revolver’s Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles on April 20th.

Asking Alexandria will wrap-up their sold-out headlining North American “Reckless and Relentless” tour this week before heading over the UK and Europe for another run of sold out shows. This band’s live intensity and performance is unparalleled and if you haven’t had the chance to witness them live, you are truly missing out.

Asking Alexandria (w/support from Of Mice & Men)
Fri 22 April- Electric Ballroom, London (Same date as before) SOLD OUT
Tues 3 May- Academy 2, Birmingham (new date – tickets purchased remain valid) SOLD OUT
Wed 4 May- Academy 2, Manchester (new date – tickets purchased remain valid) SOLD OUT
Thurs 5 May- Garage, Glasgow (new date – tickets purchased remain valid) SOLD OUT


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