"some music was meant to stay underground..."

The Acacia Strain Sets Release Date, Artwork Revealed

Photo of The Acacia Strain

Band Photo: The Acacia Strain (?)

THE ACACIA STRAIN, will release 'The Dead Walk' on June 13, 2006, through Prosthetic Records. The record was recorded with Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage) in December, 2005, and features extensive artwork handled by Paul Romano (Mastodon). You can view an updated take on the artwork here. The album will feature the tracks "4 x 4," "Angry Mob Justice," and "Whoa! Shut It Down," which were played live recently on the string of dates alongside Darkest Hour and Himsa in February and March. In the meantime, fans can check out two demo versions of songs from 'The Dead Walk' on the band's MySpace page.

“There are so many people today who are afraid to take their own stance. So many people just float through life with no meaning. They have no opinions of their own, nothing is theirs,” says vocalist Vincent Bennett. “Yet at the same time, there are so many people who are so self-righteous, it’s sickening. 'The Dead Walk' focuses on that.”

Next up, The Acacia Strain will be playing at the 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival alongside several Prosthetic labelmates. Following that, the band will head back out on the road in May with The Red Chord and The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza, and follow that up with a tour alongside Soilent Green in June.

4/08 Hamden, MA - Hamden Elks Lodge
4/23 Chicopee, MA - Cabot St. Pub
4/29 Worcester, MA - Palladium (New England Metal and Hardcore Festival)
5/11 Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall

More dates to come

What's Next?

Please share this article if you found it interesting.

3 Comments on "The Acacia Strain Sets Release Date"

Post your comments and discuss the article below! (no login required)

Anonymous Reader
1. mist writes:

I've recently saw those guys and damn, they are good. Now that HARDCORE at it's best.

# Apr 8, 2006 @ 10:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
2. passingthepenciltest writes:

hell yeah finally one of the best metalcore/thrash new age bands comes out with a new album. i recently bough 3750 that came out a while ago from the acacia strain and it was heavy as fu**. i know these dudes don't dissapoint, cannot wait for this new album and they really need to come to wisconsin

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 1:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Anonymous Reader
3. ???? writes:

I seen them also. They are one of the best hardcore/metalcore bands out there. There pits are (awe sh**) deadly too.

# Apr 9, 2006 @ 5:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

To minimize comment spam/abuse, you cannot post comments on articles over a month old. Please check the sidebar to the right or the related band pages for recent related news articles.