‘Open up, drink it in, don’t ask too many questions’ – a fitting beginning to ‘The Violence’, the brand new track from British rock outfit, Asking Alexandria released today along with an accompanying 7 minute short film written and directed by Jensen Noen and presented by Scissor Films and Sumerian Films. Watch ‘The Violence’ short film here.

The band have been warning fans about the arrival of ‘The Violence’ on social media this week with calls to dial a mysterious phone number that is answered by an automated message stating that ‘The time has come, they have the answers, the cure for the cancer that we’ve become’. The more people that signed up, the more teaser content was revealed until today when it all becomes clear.

With an excellent reversal of standard horror troupes, the Tarantino-esque landscape created in short film ‘The Violence’ sees humans as the infected and zombies their prey. We follow the plight of every day zombies: Cocaine Shane (Danny Worsnop), Peter (Ben Bruce), Disco Luke (Cameron Liddell), Phat Noah (James Cassells) and Waterboy Eric (Sam Bettley) as they are forced to battle the onslaught of the blood thirsty humans relentlessly hunting them down. Will they survive ‘The Violence’? You’ll have to watch to find out.

Buy or Stream “The Violence”: http://smarturl.it/TheViolence

Check out the new song and music video for “The Violence” below:

YouTube video

Speaking on the new track and accompanying short film, guitarist Ben Bruce says:

“We are back bigger, better, louder and more insane than ever before. This single encompasses everything we have been working towards. Huge guitars, anthemic drums and some of the catchiest, most technically accomplished vocals that Danny has ever delivered, and this is only just the beginning.”

Continuing from this, singer Danny Worsnop adds:

“The Violence was an incredibly rewarding song to create. Ben and I both got to go way outside anything we’d done before and create something fresh and engaging. Thematically the song is about the way mainstream media and politicians manipulate and spread mistruth amongst the people to encourage and create anger, fear, division, and conflict in their quest to control and acquire power. As the history books have shown, this only goes so far before the people stand up and say enough is enough. I hope everyone enjoys what we’ve created here, we had a great time making it, and even more fun shooting the video!”

Asking Alexandria will debut the new track live when they hit the road July 27th for the ‘Who Do You Trust’ US Summer Tour with Papa Roach and Bad Wolves, starting in Dallas on July 27th and ending in Las Vegas on September 1st.

Tickets available at: http://askingalexandria.com

w/ Papa Roach and Bad Wolves:
7/27 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom
7/28 – Sugar Land, TX @ Smart Financial Centre
7/30 – San Antonio, TX @ Sunken Garden
8/02 – Atlanta, GA @ The Roxy
8/03 – Nashville, TN @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium
8/04 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
8/06 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheatre
8/07 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met
8/09 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stony Pony Summerstage
8/10 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
8/11 – New York, NY @ Pier 17
8/13 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Event Center
8/14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE Pavilion
8/16 – Detroit, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
8/17 – Inwood, WV @ Shirley Acres
8/18 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacob Pavilion
8/20 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live
8/21 – Indianapolis, IN @ Lawn at White River
8/23 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
8/24 – Kansas City, MO @ Providence Medical Center Amp
8/27 – Denver, CO @ The Fillmore
8/28 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Union Event Center
8/30 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theater
8/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hollywood Palladium
9/01 – Las Vegas, NV @ Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

The music video was directed by Jensen Noen, Produced by Sam Malko, Brand Birtwistle and Joe Grayem, The DP is Brandon Cox and the executive producer is Steven Contreras, Produced by Scissor Films https://www.issprops.com

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