REVIEW: The Acacia Strain – ‘Above/Below’

Artist: The Acacia Strain Album: Above/Below 7″ Label: Rise Records Genre: Metal/Hardcore Before moving forward, I’d like to start out by saying that I usually shy away from reviewing this type of material, as the modest amount of tracks doesn’t leave a lot of wiggle room between “I absolutely loved it” and “I’d rather listen […]

EP STREAM: The Acacia Strain – ‘Above/Below’

Above/Below, the newest 7″ from The Acacia Strain, dropped today via Rise Records, and you can stream the entire release at the bottom of this post, following the jump. This latest effort by the Massachusetts-based five-piece is the first in their history to not feature guitarist Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz, who left the band in May […]

The New Single From The Acacia Strain Is Pretty Damn Heavy

We love The Acacia Strain. From their early days spent cutting their teeth in the New England music scene, to their position now as one of Rise Records’ best acts, life has been nothing short of a wild ride for this band, and next month they’ll mark the beginning of yet another new era together […]