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The Acacia Strain

"The Acacia Strain" is a five-piece metalcore band from Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The band is currently signed to Prosthetic Records

"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."

With the band's new record, The Acacia Strain have proved its intense and unforgiving musical tonnage has not compromised the band's lyrical and aural integrity. The Dead Walk has The Acacia Strain making a social critique on the lull in cultural comfort, all the while displaying the band's brutal heaviness alongside an uncanny, mosh-worthy sense of rhythm. The result: some of contemporary metal's heaviest and hardest songs, without ever losing sight of the band's original goals.

"People say, 'Oh, The Acacia Strain is so tough or whatever,'" Bennett says. "Number one: We are the furthest thing from tough there is. Number two: We write the music we want to hear, and what we think kids will have ...

years active 2001 – Present
status Active
country Massachusetts, USA
music genre Metal
current members Vincent Bennett
Jack Strong
Daniel Daponde
Daniel Laskeiwitz
Kevin Boutot
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia