Asking Alexandria - Like a House on Fire
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Despite being advised to push back the release of their sixth studio album due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Asking Alexandria have dropped Like a House on Fire as planned.

The British five-piece have never been known to follow rules, but that’s what makes them who they are. The manufacturers were worried about the pandemic affecting the first week sales of the record, but the band didn’t care about the numbers. They care about their fans and sharing their music.

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It’s a pretty bold statement, but it seems as though Asking Alexandria are incapable of producing a bad record. This latest offering is no exception. The band have been dropping killer tracks for months, so it was clear that the new record was going to be epic.

There are so many standout tracks that it’s difficult not to list all of them. Songs like ‘The Violence’, ‘Antisocialist’, ‘All Due Respect’, and ‘It’s Not Me (It’s You)’ are all examples of a band that has never been afraid to get vulnerable. Asking Alexandria have always written about their truths; their darkness.

Some say they have turned their back on their old sound, but actually, they have grown and evolved. Asking Alexandria are not trying to be a group of thirty-year-old screamo-metallers. They don’t care about haters or who prefers “the old stuff.” They do it their way, just like they always have, and we love them for it.

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This is a polished, emotive, hard rock record infused with hope, light, truth, and a little bit of darkness. And it’s a masterpiece. This is a band that improve with every single release, and I don’t see them stopping any time soon.

Like a House on Fire is available now to buy and stream.