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The Acacia Strain Confirms European Touring Plans This Summer

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Massachusetts’ THE ACACIA STRAIN have confirmed a return trip to Europe with support from Annotations of An Autopsy and Knights of the Abyss, including a show with Converge, Inegrity and Coliseum in Germany. Heading across the pond in July and August, this marks the band’s first return after offering direct support to Hatebreed in April of 2007 and first set of tour dates after THE ACACIA STRAIN’s plans to headlining shows throughout the US on the Sun Your Bunz Summer Tour with support from All Shall Perish, The Warriors, Eternal Lord and Since The Flood.

“I can't even express in words how excited I am for this tour,” frontman Vincent Bennett says. “This is our first time in mainland Europe, so expect some culture shock on both ends. Annotations and Knights of The Abyss both bring devious amounts of heavy, so this should be a tour to contend with. See you in July!”

Meanwhile, THE ACACIA STRAIN will enter the studio April 13 with Zeuss (Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, Municipal Waste) at Planet Z Studio to record "Continent," the follow-up to 2006’s "The Dead Walk." Again handling artwork will be Paul Romano (Mastodon, The Red Chord, Trivium), and one of the pre-production tracks from "Continent," entitled “Dr. Doom,” is available on the band’s MySpace page.

Here are the latest The Acacia Strain tour dates:

4/26 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (New England Metalfest)

Sun Your Bunz Tour with All Shall Perish, The Warriors, Since The Flood
5/30 Buffalo, NY – Michalina’s Bistro
5/31 Kettering, OH – The Attic Club
6/01 Warren, MI – The Ritz
6/02 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club
6/03 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
6/05 Fargo, ND – Aquarium
6/06 Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
6/07 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
6/09 Boise, ID – The Venue
6/10 Spokane, WA – The Boulevard
6/11 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
6/12 Portland, OR – Satyricon

Sun Your Bunz Tour with All Shall Perish, Eternal Lord, Since The Flood
6/13 Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk (with The Warriors)
6/14 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
6/15 San Bernardino, CA – Hudson Theatre
6/16 Bakersfield, CA – Jerry’s Pizza
6/18 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
6/19 El Paso, TX – Chic’s Bar and Billiards
6/20 Austin, TX – Red 7
6/21 Lewisville, TX – Fat Daddy’s Sound Shack
6/22 Tulsa, OK – Crush Lounge
6/24 Nashville, TN – The Muse
6/26 Fredericksburg, VA – KC’s Music Alley
6/27 Lemoyne, PA – Champion Ship
6/28 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom (Infest)
6/29 Holyoke, MA – Waterfront

European Tour with Annotations of An Autopsy, Knights of the Abyss
7/12 Bayreuth, Germany – Komm
7/14 Banska, Slovakia – Bystrica Klub 77
7/15 Wien, Austria – Arena
7/20 Trier, Germany – Exhaus (with Converge, Integrity, Coliseum)
7/22 Cardiff, UK – Barfly
7/23 Nottingham, UK – Junction 7
7/24 Glasgow, UK – Ivory Blacks
7/25 Sheffield, UK – Corporation
7/27 Norwich, UK – The Queen Charlotte
7/28 London, UK – Underworld
7/29 Manchester, UK – Music Box
7/30 Plymouth, UK – The White Rabbit
7/31 Swindon, UK – The Furnace
8/02 Bochum, Germany - Matrix

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1. DaveTheViking writes:

Its unbelieveable how long ive waited to see these guys live.

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I'm honestly only interested in All Shall Perish.

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