MUSIC NEWS: ASKING ALEXANDRIA: Partners with BitTorrent To Release "Live from Brixton and Beyond" As A BitTorrent Bundle

ASKING ALEXANDRIA has partnered with BitTorrent Bundle to release LIVE FROM BRIXTON AND BEYOND on Monday, December 15, the same day, the 2-disc live concert DVD will be available through all major retailers and at the ASKING ALEXANDRIA webstore (HERE). Following in the footsteps of Thom Yorke and Diplo, the group will make the digital version available in the BitTorrent Bundle (HERE).

"Sumerian Records is excited to team up with BitTorrent Bundle to allow all the content available on the Asking Alexandria physical DVD to be packaged digitally online, where other outlets were unavailable to offer the same service," explains Ash Avildsen, President, Sumerian Records. "More importantly, BitTorrent taking positive steps to help both musicians and labels monetize their art in such a turbulent time in the music biz is both admirable and exciting. They take a small fee for their services and are very favorable to those on the creative side. I'm excited to see what the future holds for Sumerian and BitTorrent Bundle."

The LIVE FROM BRIXTON AND BEYOND 2-disc DVD features: the full live set from ASKING ALEXANDRIA's sold-out Brixton 02 Academy show in London, England; behind-the-scenes and backstage footage from the Brixton 02 Academy show; the unseen "Reckless Halloween" performance filmed at The Wiltern in Los Angeles; and all of the group's music videos and the "Through Sin and Self-Destruction" short film. Watch the LIVE FROM BRIXTON AND BEYOND trailer (HERE).

The riotous, genre-bending U.K.-based rock group, ASKING ALEXANDRIA has released three albums, including their current album FROM DEATH TO DESTINY and has toured the world-over. Produced by Joey Sturgis and mixed by veteran rock radio kingmaker David Bendeth (Breaking Benjamin, Paramore, Of Mice & Men), FROM DEATH TO DESTINY fully embraces the high-flying sonic excess of Mötley Crüe, the dark electro of the pre-EDM era and the audio growl of the harder-edged bands they discovered as teenagers. The album debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart, #1 on the Independent Albums Chart in the U.S. and has launched three consecutive Top 20 Active Rock singles to date: "The Death of Me," "Break Down the Walls" and current single "Moving On." Just this week, "Moving On" has hit #13 making it the band's highest charting single to date. The "Moving On" video has received over 2.8 million views and can be viewed (HERE).

Now in the midst of a North American headlining tour (dates below), the U.K.-based rock band ASKING ALEXANDRIA--DANNY WORSNOP (lead vocals), BEN BRUCE (lead guitars), CAMERON LIDDELL (guitars), SAM BETTLEY (bass) and JAMES CASSELLS (drums)--represent everything exciting and altogether invigorating about the hardest hitting rock n' roll, both past and present. The group incorporates the modern hard rock sensibilities with the celebratory melodic spirit of the giant hooks of the '80s, the expert songwriting of the '90s and the unashamedly aggressive brutality of modern Millennium bravado. The electro-tinged and always unhinged miscreants have arrived armed with musical weapons owing as much to Skid Row and Guns N' Roses as Korn and Killswitch Engage. After spending all summer on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival with Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Body Count (featuring Ice-T), Cannibal Corpse, Trivium, Miss May I, Mushroomhead, Suicide Silence and many more), the stage has been set both literally and figuratively for an even larger commercial breakthrough.


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