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The Acacia Strain

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Formed: 2002
From: Springfield, MA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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The Acacia Strain Changes Tour Date Venue

The Acacia Strain has issued the following announcement about changing the venue for their upcoming November 18th tour date in Brisbane:

"Due to ongoing issues at the Princess Theatre, the Acacia Strain show on Wednesday is now at Rosies & 18+. All Under 18’s Tickets Please Contact Point Of Purchase For Refund. All Princess Theatre Tickets Will Be Honoured For Persons 18+. The Acacia Strain w/ The Red Shore, The War & Ashes Of December, DOORS 7PM. Tickets from Kill The Music, Mosh Pit, Oztix outlets & this location."

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Crowbar Announces Tour Dates with Hatebreed

New Orleans metal band CROWBAR has announced they will be playing this year's STILLBORN FEST. The 5 North East dates are w/ HATEBREED, THE ACACIA STRAIN, THE CASUALTIES & THY WILL BE DONE. The dates are as follows:

12/26 - Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
12/27 - Springfield, VA@ Jaxx
12/28 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
12/29 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
12/30 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater

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The Acacia Strain Announces In-Store Signing

The Acacia Strain will be appearing for an in-store signing in Holyoke, Massachusetts on Friday, October 30th. The signing will take place at Theory in the Holyoke mall from 6:30 - 7:30 PM.

The Acacia Strain also has the following upcoming tour dates:

11/18 The Princess Theater w/ The Red Shore Brisbane
11/19 YAC w/The Red Shore Byron Bay
11/20 Oasis w/ The Red Shore Wyong
11/21 Bald Faced Stag w/ The Red Shore Sydney Lic
11/25 Underground w/ The Red Shore Adelaide
11/26 Next w/ The Red Shore Melbourne
11/27 TLC w/ The Red Shore Melbourne
11/28 The Hyde Park Ballroom Perth
11/29 YMCA HQ Perth
12/3 BABYLON w/ DESPISED ICON Ottowa, Ontario
12/4 OPERA HOUSE w/ DESPISED ICON Toronto, Ontario
12/5 LE MEDLEY w/ DESPISED ICON Montreal, Quebec
12/6 THEATRE IMPERIAL w/ DESPISED ICON Quebec City, Quebec

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War From A Harlots Mouth Posts New Song Online

German metal band War From A Harlots Mouth has posted a new song on their MySpace page entitled "Spineless." The track comes from their upcoming 5 way split with The Acacia Strain, This or the Apocalypse, Fact, and Aggressive Dogs, which is entitled "Pentagon.3." The split will be released on October 21st.

The tracklisting for "Pentagon.3" [cover] is as follows:

01. the acacia strain - terminated
02. the acacia strain - the hills have eyes
03. aggressive dogs - hiden
04. aggressive dogs - providence
05. fact - for those about to rock (we salute you)
06. fact - letter to...
07. this or the apocalypse - lamnidae
08. this or the apocalypse - in wolves
09. war from a harlots mouth - spineless
10. war from a harlots mouth - uptown girl 2009 (jap edit)

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August Burns Red Announces Signing Session

Christian metallers August Burns Red have announced they will be appearing for a signing session at the Worcester, MA Rock and Shock on Friday, October 16th. The signing line-up will be as follows:

6:00PM Despised Icon
6:30PM The Acacia Strain
7:00PM August Burns Red
7:45PM Impending Doom
8:15PM Through the Eyes of the Dead
8:45PM MyChildren MyBride

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The Acacia Strain Posts Australian Tour Promo Clip

The Acacia Strain has posted a promotional video online in support of their upcoming Australian tour dates. The video clip can be viewed below.

AUSTRALIA, HERE WE COME!

The Acacia Strain's currently confirmed tour dates are as follows: More...

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August Burns Red Changes Wichita Falls Show Venue

Christian metallers August Burns Red have issued the following announcement about changing the venue of their Wichita Falls tour date with Impending Doom, MyChildren MyBride, and The Acacia Strain:

"Hey Guys-Our show in Wichita Falls TX has been moved to the address below, looks like this is gonna be a great show, come out and PARTY!

"The Hanger, 3305 & 1/2 Sheppard Access Rd, Wichita Falls,TX 76306, 7 pm"

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The Acacia Strain Prepares For Upcoming Tour Dates

The Acacia Strain has posted a video message online about their upcoming tour with August Burns Red, Impending Doom, and MyChildren MyBride. The video clip can be viewed below. More...

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The Acacia Strain Announces Australian Tour Dates

The Acacia Strain has announced the following Australian tour dates with The Red Shore:

11/18 The Princess Theater w/ The Red Shore Brisbane
11/19 YAC w/The Red Shore Byron Bay
11/20 Oasis w/ The Red Shore Wyong
11/21 Bald Faced Stag w/ The Red Shore Sydney Lic
11/25 Underground w/ The Red Shore Adelaide
11/26 Next w/ The Red Shore Melbourne
11/27 TLC w/ The Red Shore Melbourne
11/28 The Hyde Park Ballroom Perth
11/29 YMCA HQ Perth

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August Burns Red Reveals Opening Band For US Tour

August Burns Red has announced that Mychildren Mybride will be joining them on their upcoming tour in september with The Acacia Strain and Impending Doom. Confirmed tour dates are as follows:

09/05 - Frenchtown, NJ - Revalation Generation Festival
09/17 - Denver, CO - Cerventes
09/18 - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
09/19 - Boise, ID - The Venue
09/20 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
09/21 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
09/23 - Orangevale, CA - Club Retro
09/25 - Rio Rancho, CA - The Ozone
09/26 - Lubbock, TX - Jake's Sports Cafe
09/27 - San Antonio, TX - White Rabbit
09/28 - McAllen, TX - The Incubator
09/30 - New Orleans, LA - The High Ground
10/01 - Birmingham, AL - Matthews Bar & Grill
10/02 - Nashville, TN - Rockettown
10/03 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
10/04 - St Petersburg, FL - State Theater
10/05 - Jacksonville, FL - Edge 17
10/07 - Charlotte, NC - Amos' Southend
10/08 - Charleston, SC - Music Farm
10/09 - Richmond, VA - The National
10/10 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
10/11 - Columbus, OH - Skully's
10/12 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theater
10/13 - Montreal QC - Club Soda
10/14 - Rochester, NY - Water Street Music Hall
10/15 - Albany, NY - Northern Lights
10/16 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium (Downstairs)
10/17 - Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon
10/18 - New York, NY - The Fillmore NY @ Irving

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August Burns Red Announces US Tour

Solid State Band August Burns Red has announced the tour dates for the 2nd leg of their US tour. On tour with them will be The Acacia Strain, Impending Doom, and a "special guest" yet unannounced.

The following dates go on sale 8/7/09:
Sep 5 -- Frenchtown, NJ Revalation Generation Festival
Sep 17 -- Denver, CO Cerventes
Sep 18 -- Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
Sep 19 -- Boise, ID The Venue
Sep 20 -- Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater
Sep 21 -- Seattle, WA El Corazon
Sep 23 -- Orangevale, CA Club Retro
Sep 25 -- Rio Rancho, CA The Ozone
Sep 26 -- Lubbock, TX Jake's Sports Cafe
Sep 27 -- San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
Sep 28 -- McAllen, TX The Incubator
Sep 30 -- New Orleans, LA The High Ground
Oct 1 -- Birmingham, AL Matthews Bar & Grill
Oct 2 -- Nashville, TN Rockettown
Oct 3 -- Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
Oct 4 -- St Petersburg, FL State Theater
Oct 5 -- Jacksonville, FL Edge 17
Oct 7 -- Charlotte, NC Amos' Southend
Oct 8 -- Charleston, SC Music Farm
Oct 9 -- Richmond, VA The National
Oct 10 -- Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
Oct 11 -- Columbus, OH Skully's
Oct 12 -- Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theater
Oct 13 -- Montreal QC Club Soda
Oct 14 -- Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
Oct 15 -- Albany, NY Northern Lights
Oct 16 -- Worcester, MA The Palladium (Downstairs)
Oct 17 -- Syracuse, NY Lost Horizon
Oct 18 -- New York, NY The Fillmore NY @ Irving

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Evergreen Terrace Posts New Song Online

Jacksonville, Florida metal band, Evergreen Terrace, has posted the first single from their upcoming full length, “Almost Home.” “Enemy Sex” is now available to stream on the band's MySpace page.

Speaking on the significance of the new album's title, James says, “We are a touring band, and it feels like we are forever saying we're ‘almost home.' Touring is something that nothing compares to, but there's a feeling of almost being home that resonates with all of us. In a way the band has come full circle back to its original home. We started this band for fun, and it lead us to success. Writing this album has brought us back to the beginning. It has been fun, crazy, frustrating, insomniatic and even with the inevitable pressure, pretty carefree.” More...

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The Acacia Strain Announces Upcoming Tour Dates

The Acacia Strain has announced the "Summer Slob" Tour, which will also feature Evergreen Terrace, Cruel Hand, and Unholy. The currently confirmed tour dates are as follows:

7/17 - Doylestown, PA - Doylestown Moose Lodge
7/18 - Wilmington, DE - Harmony Grange
7/19 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
7/21 - Mt. Clemens, MI - Hayloft
7/22 - Evansville, IN - Boney Junes
7/23 - Iowa City, IA - The Picador
7/24 - Orlando Park, IL - Moejoe’s Coffee House
7/25 - Fort Wayne, IN - Sunset Hall
7/26 - Toledo, OH - Headliner’s
7/27 - Erie, PA - Forward Hall
7/28 - Albany, NY - Northern Lights
7/29 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
7/30 - Manchester, NH - Rockos
7/31 - Bucksport, ME - The Kave

8/1 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre

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Unholy Announces More Summer Tour Dates

The Syracuse, NY based metal act UNHOLY recently completed a full US tour alongside Earth Crisis and Walls of Jericho in support of their new Prosthetic Records release "New Life Behind Closed Eyes."

Guitarist Jonathan Dennison comments about the recent tour with Earth Crisis and Walls of Jericho; “The tour was fucking awesome! Our new songs went over really well live and it's been great meeting our fans and making new ones. We are very thankful for everyone’s support."

UNHOLY is now set to tour with Evergreen Terrace, The Acacia Strain, and Cruel Hand as a part of the Summer Slob Tour, which kicks off on July 17th in Pennsylvania.

Here are the latest UNHOLY tour dates: More...

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Awaken Demons Signs To Trustkill Records

Trustkill has announced the worldwide signing of Italy's AWAKEN DEMONS. Hailing from Cesena, Italy, the band just recorded their brand new album, "The Mirror," which is due out this summer on Trustkill. The album is ten songs of pure aggression, and features guest vocals from Vincent Bennet (The Acacia Strain) and Karl Buechner (Earth Crisis).

In 2007 Awaken Demons released their debut album, "From Heaven To Hell," through Seventh Dagger and subsequently invaded the US with their friends xAFBx and Rhinoceros. They spent the better part of 2008 writing their next album and hitting the stage with First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, Agnostic Front, Evergreen Terrace, Sworn Enemy, Ringworm, A Day To Remember, and more.

Speaking on the signing, bassist Nicola Lelli said, "We've always been huge Trustkill fans, since the late 90s. Trustkill was a dream for us and when Josh contacted us, we couldn't believe it. Being the first Italian band on the roster is definitely a huge step for us. Thanks a lot to Josh and the Trustkill crew, we are honored be part of this family."

In 2009 the band has lined up shows with Madball and will play the Open Air Festival, as well as shows in Germany, Belgium, and Holland. More shows to be announced soon.

Check out the pre-production track "Coming To An End" on their Myspace page.

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The Acacia Strain Comments On Golden Gods Award

Massachusetts heavyweights THE ACACIA STRAIN, who just completed a six-week tour with Bleeding Through, won the MySpace Readers' Choice Award at the inaugural Revolver Golden Gods Awards, held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles last night (Apr. 7). Photos of the band arriving on the event's "black carpet" can be viewed here.

Also, the band -- who will play the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival next weekend -- has been added to day two of The Bamboozle, a festival in East Rutherford, N.J. on May 2-3 that features acts ranging from No Doubt and Fall Out Boy to Whitechapel and GWAR.

Shortly after receiving the Golden Gods Award, the group, which is currently planning a North American summer tour, issued the following statement: "Thanks to all our friends and fans who voted for us! It's an honor to receive such an award. We'll see you soon at New England Metalfest, Bamboozle and our 'Summer Slob' headlining tour!"

Last August, THE ACACIA STRAIN's latest album, "Continent," debuted at #107 on the Billboard Top 200. The band will kick off a month-long European tour with Aborted in late May.

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Deterrence Completes Recording of Debut Album

Toronto metal/hardcore act, DETERRENCE, has finished tracking their debut full length album. The album was engineered by Mike Belanger (The Miles Between) at Studio ID in Somerset, MA. It is also expected to have guest appearances from members of The Miles Between, Acacia Strain, and Blessed By A Broken Heart. The album is expected to be releases late summer 2009 by a yet undetermined label. In other news DETERRENCE will be headlining The Decimatour 2009 from June 29 - Aug 21st, at the moment all dates are tba. Demos of their new material can be heard on their MySpace page.

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Despised Icon Launches Weekly Studio Video Blog

Montreal extreme metallers, DESPISED ICON, have started work on their new album, due later this year via Century Media Records.

Vocalist Alex Erian comments, "We're done writing and the new shit is packed with brutality. Can't wait to play these songs live! As always, our longtime buddy Yannick St-Amand will produce the whole thing and we got Zeuss and Alan Douches to take care of the mixing and mastering, so the result should sound monstrous! Our boy Felix Rancourt, the evil mastermind behind all our imagery, promised us his sickest album artwork to date." More...

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NEMHF 2009 Adds Third Stage

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will introduce an additional stage this year dedicated to up and coming bands.

The third stage, sponsored by Deathcote Records, will be located at Chasers Nightclub, located behind the Palladium on the corner of Martin Luther King and Commercial streets. The main festival will be taking place at the Palladium.

“There are so many great bands and not enough time to get all of them on during the course of two days,” said festival co-organizer Sott Lee. “Adding a third stage is a great way for us to showcase some of the developing bands and it’s a terrific opportunity for these bands to play alongside some of today’s top metal and hardcore bands.”

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with the Atticus pre-party on Thursday, April 16. This year’s event is presented by Randall Amplifiers, Washburn Guitars and Eden Electronics. Metal Blade Records will present the main stage. Prosthetic Records will present the second stage.

The Atticus-sponsored pre-party will be a unique event that will be combining film and music, kicking off with a screening of official film sponsor Anchor Bay's film "Crowley," co-written by none other than Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. The provocative supernatural thriller is the tale of a virtual reality experiment gone wrong, sending the soul of the British occultist Aleister Crowley into the body of a shy university professor. But even as Crowley creates all-new orgies of depraved pleasures and black magic, he is now preparing to unleash the ultimate occult event upon the world. Also showing is "Anvil! The Story of Anvil," a sometimes revealing, sometimes hilarious documentary about the legendary Canadian metal band. The movie follows best friends Robb Reiner and Lips as they make a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal, " influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, despite never hitting the big time. Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now in their fifties, set off to record their 13th album in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dreams. The film will be followed by a performance by the band itself. The pre-party will also be held at the Palladium. Admission is free with a weekend pass or $15 for non-ticket holders.

Prices this year are $40 for Friday, $45 for Saturday or $79 for a 2-day ticket that also includes free admission to the kick off party on Thursday. Tickets are available at all Strawberries, FYE Stores, online at tickets.com or by calling (800) 477-6849. Tickets are available now.

Bands scheduled to perform this year include: More...

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Lineup Announced For NE Metal And Hardcore Fest

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter its second decade this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., the event will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with a an extra special pre-party on Thursday, April 16.

Headlining Friday will be All That Remains, one of the many bands that got its start at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. Saturday will be headlined by metal giants Lamb of God as part of their No Fear Energy Music Tour along with As I Lay Dying, Children Of Bodom, God Forbid and Municipal Waste. Metal Blade Records will present the main stage.

Other bands schedule to perform on Friday are: August Burns Red, Suffocation, The Acacia Strain, The Haunted, Napalm Death, WhiteChapel, Kataklysm, Cattle Decapitation, Veil of Maya, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, Psycroptic, Intronaut, Withered, Left to Vanish, Lazarus A.D., Kylesa, XAFBX, Trap Them, Aggressive Dogs, Toxic Holocaust, XWarX, Psyopus, Woe of Tyrants, Rose Funeral and more to be announced. Doors open at 12 noon. More...

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