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Asking Alexandria isn’t Afraid to go “Psycho” – new single, music video + more!

Asking Alexandria is back again with quite a few updates–most notably, “Psycho,” the second single from their highly-anticipated album coming out via Better Noise Music later this summer. This new single also comes with a new music video, as well as a second ‘bonus’ track, “Bad Blood.” In addition to the new music, the band also announced a co-headlining tour that kicks off this fall.

Read on to learn more!

Listen to “Psycho” by Asking Alexandria on Spotify

The band explains the meaning behind their new song best:

“‘Psycho’ is one of those songs that is talking about when you feel trapped inside your own head, trapped by your own vices and your own downfalls,” explains lead guitarist Ben Bruce. “Whether it’s being stuck in a relationship that doesn’t work for you, or feeling like you can’t stop drinking or doing drugs, or maybe you’re stuck in a job that you hate, and you’re just battling yourself in your own head wondering ‘why am I still here? Why do I keep doing these things?’.”

We all feel a little ‘psycho’ sometimes–and we all know a little bit about how it feels to be running in circles against our better judgement, I’m sure.

Ben Bruce continues to explain, “Ultimately, at the end of the day we all feel a little bit crazy…a little bit like a Psycho. It’s just a fun song that we can all relate to, and stylistically we thought to ourselves ‘how do we make a song that sounds like it could live on the ‘Like A House On Fire’ album, but also like it could live on the ‘From Death to Destiny’ album?’. So musically, from a writing standpoint, it was a really enjoyable experience to meld those two eras of Asking Alexandria together and see what that might look like.”

Catch Asking Alexandria on tour

Asking Alexandria is hitting the road this summer for a short stint of European shows and US festival appearances. Festival appearances include Rocklahoma (OK), Blue Ridge Rock Festival (VA), Rock Fest (WI), Inkcarceration Festival (OH) and Louder Than Life (KY). Tickets and other information can be found on the festivals’ websites.

In September, the band will be setting off on their co-headlining “Psycho Thunder Tour” across the US with fellow Better Noise affiliates, The HU and Bad Wolves. Rounding out the line-up is electronic rock act, Zero 9:36. This is going to be a fun one for sure.

Tickets can be found here.

Find your local “Psycho Thunder Tour” stop below:

9/1     Dallas, TX – The Factory In Deep Ellum

9/3     Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall

9/5     Atlanta, GA – The Eastern

9/7     Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live

9/8     Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall

9/11   New York, NY – Terminal 5

9/12   Boston, MA – House of Blues

9/13   Bethlehem, PA – The Wind Creek Event Center

9/15   Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center

9/16   Johnstown, PA – 1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War Memorial

9/17   Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom

9/19   Cleveland, OH – TempleLive

9/20   Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit

9/22   Ft Wayne, IN – Piere’s Entertainment Center

9/25   Chesterfield, MO – The Factory

9/26   Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre

9/27   Greenbay, WI – EPIC Event Center

9/29   Milwaukee, WI – The Rave/ Eagles Club

10/1   Council Bluffs, IA – Harrah’s Stir Cove

10/3   Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

10/4   Salt Lake City, UT – The Union

10/7   Las Vegas, NV – The Industrial Sound

10/8   Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

Check out the music video for “Psycho” by Asking Alexandria, now on YouTube.

“Psycho” music video by Wombat Fire

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