Sludge/Deathcore heavyweights The Acacia Strain return with ‘Slow Decay’, their darkest, sludgiest, foulest effort to date. Read our review here.
Sludgecore leviathans Mastiff pick six of the albums that inspired the filth soaked sound on their recent album Plague. Find out what they picked here.
On October 8th, at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, we caught up with The Acacia Strain’s vocalist Vincent Bennett to discuss 10 years of Continent, becoming a radio DJ, video games, and more.
Thanksgiving just got heavier! American metalcore band After The Burial, alongside The Acacia Strain, Erra and Make Them Suffer, hit The Phoenix in Toronto and brought the heavy.
North America is a hotbed for some incredible metal & hardcore tours this fall. Whether it’s an in-your-face hardcore club show, or 1,000+ capacity venues hosting an exciting concert with an eye-catching production rig, there’s something for everyone in the coming months.
Hardcore juggernaut Hatebreed have announced some more dates in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the release of their debut album, Satisfaction Is the Death of Desire.
At the Vans Warped Tour stop in Virginia Beach, VA we hit up Rise Records band The Acacia Strain for a chat about some Gear Gone Wild.
If you’re prepared for an experience that will leave you feeling grubby for weeks, the new album from The Acacia Strain should be your first port of call. Read our review of Gravebloom here.
The Acacia Strain have dropped the track “Big Sleep,” another new song from their forthcoming album Gravebloom, out June 30th on Rise Records.
Review by Mike Bax Photos by Tim Snow and Eva Blue The seventh presentation of Heavy Montréal once again…
I’m not the biggest fan of deathcore as, more often than not, I feel it all sounds the same and is just too much to handle. The exception to that rule; however, has always been The Acacia Strain! For whatever reason I’ve long-since been a fan, with their music always making its way into my regular rotation. Their newest release, Death Is The Only Mortal, being no exception!
During their latest summer festival run in Europe, Terror took a day off to make their new music video for the song “You’re Caught”. The video is a bit on the extreme side, so it isn’t for the faint of heart! “You’re Caught” takes the band in a new direction and into territories they have never crossed before, but the graphic nature of the video is completely tongue-in-cheek.
On February 23rd the “Welcome to Hell” tour hit the Opera House in Toronto, Ontario. We had the chance to sit down with The Acacia Strain drummer Kevin Boutot and bass player Jack Strong.