Reckless and Relentless is the second studio album by English metalcore band Asking Alexandria. It was released on April 5, 2011 through Sumerian Records. It peaked at #9 on the Billboard 200, selling 31,000 in its first week.
Reckless and Relentless was recorded during the summer and autumn of 2010 at the Foundation Recording Studios in Connersville, Indiana. The first official confirmation of the sophomore full-length was on December 22, 2009, wherein Asking Alexandria announced that they were to start the works on a second album in January. They informed that they were to be streaming parts of the writing process through a webcam feed via the service Stickam. It was also announced that they will be entering the studio on September 1, 2010, again with producer Joey Sturgis, who produced the band's debut album Stand Up and Scream.
The band later announced that they were scheduled to begin recording on June 22, 2010. Asking Alexandria has, as well, confirmed through an interview with Shred News that the album would be released on April 5th featuring 12 tracks. In the same interview, the band informed that a title was not yet established. One song, 'Breathless' was played live to promote the album, and was released with their Life Gone Wild EP.
The first official single from the album entitled 'Morte et Dabo' was released on February 15, 2011, as announced beforehand by the band. Pre-orders for Reckless and Relentless were made available on March 3, 2011.