Asking Alexandria will headline the 10th anniversary tour for Sumerian Records, the label that the band has called home since releasing its debut album in 2009.Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce said, “We couldn’t be more proud to headline such a pivotal tour package and to celebrate the music Sumerian has released. The tour will include our biggest production to date and the first trek out in support of our new album, The Black. This is going to be something incredibly special.”

  • Bruce noted that the trek will be Asking Alexandria’s first North American headlining tour in two years and first with new vocalist Denis Stoff.
  • Also on the bill will be Born Of Osiris, I See Stars, After The Burial, Upon A Burning Body and Bad Omens. Asking Alexandria drummer James Cassells told us that his band always prefers to tour with friends: [“It’s always better having your friends out with you. I mean, we always try and pick at least one band that’s good friends of ours, that we can just bring along for the ride. ‘Cause, you know, when you are traveling the world, it can get a little bit lonely, you know. Even when you’ve got your band, you want like other dudes there, other friends, to make it more fun. So always, yeah.”] SOUNDCUE (:16 OC: . . . so always, yeah.)
  • The Black was released in late March of this year and features the single “Here I Am,” which is currently Number Nine on the rock radio chart.
  • The disc is the first with Stoff on lead vocals. He replaced original frontman Danny Worsnop last year.
  • Newly confirmed Asking Alexandria tour dates (subject to change):
    October 25 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
    October 27 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
    October 28 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
    October 29 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
    October 31 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
    November 1 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
    November 4 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
    November 6 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
    November 7 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix
    November 9 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
    November 10 – Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory
    November 11 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
    November 12 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
    November 14 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
    November 15 – Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
    November 16 – Baltimore, MD – Ram’s Head Live
    November 18 – Norfolk, VA – NorVa Theatre
    November 19 – Charlotte, NC – Amos Southend
    November 20 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
    November 21 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
    November 23 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz
    November 25 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
    November 26 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater
    November 27 – Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory
    November 28 – Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Pavilion
    November 29 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater
    December 1 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
    December 2 – San Diego, CA – SOMA
    December 3 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
    December 4 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
    December 6 – Scottsdale, AZ – Livewire

CHECK IT OUT: Watch the video for Asking Alexandria’s “Here I Am”: