In the latest issue of AP, Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce discusses how difficult it was to record From Death To Destiny with former frontman Danny Worsnop. “We were in a different mindset than we were for From Death To Destiny,” Bruce says, referring to the recording process for their upcoming album, The Black. “Danny clearly didn’t want to be in the band and it was just a struggle the whole time.” 

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Read an excerpt from Bruce’s interview below and check out the entire piece in AP 331, which is on sale now.

“We were in a different mindset than we were for From Death To Destiny. Danny clearly didn’t want to be in the band and it was just a struggle the whole time. This time we were fresh, we had Denis [Stoff, new vocalist] we were all excited to get back to doing what we really loved to do and what we’re really good at. [On] From Death To Destiny, we didn’t have that because Danny just flat out refused to sing or scream over the songs we would write, so we had to make some huge compromises with that record. This one we got to go back to our roots. It was a lot of fun doing this record.”

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