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The Acacia Strain and After the Burial Plot Co-Headline Tour Celebrating 10th Album Anniversaries This Fall

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If you’re a fan of The Acacia Strain or After the Burial, there’s a pretty good chance you first got into the bands on their 2008 releases, Continent and Rareform. With the tenth anniversary of both albums falling this year, both bands have decided to throw their longtime fans a bone by trotting out those seminal records in full on a fall co-headline tour.

From a band’s perspective it’s gotta feel kinda weird doing these anniversary tours. On one hand it must feel validating to perform these records that are so beloved to an adoring fanbase, like taking a victory lap of sorts. On the other hand it must be a bit strange to tacitly acknowledge that the art of yours fans love most isn’t what you’re doing now but was written a full decade ago. Know what I mean? In the end I suppose no one in these bands will mind all that much when their bank account balance looks decent upon the tour’s completion, and hey, they’ll have had fun getting it there, so fuck it.

Dates below. Erra are rumored to be opening, although that hasn’t been announced yet likely due to routing conflicts on their current Summer Slaughter trek. Tickets will be available here at noon on Friday, July 20th. The Acacia Strain are currently playing Continent in full throughout Canada and the northern U.S.; dates here.

09/27 Detroit, MI – Saint Andrew’s Hall
09/28 Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
09/29 Grand Rapids, MI – Elevation
09/30 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
10/01 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
10/03 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
10/04 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
10/05 Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmont
10/06 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
10/07 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre
10/08 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theatre
10/10 London, ON – London Music Hall
10/11 Columbus, OH – Skully’s
10/12 Nashville, TN – Exit/In
10/13 Greensboro, NC – Arizona Pete’s
10/14 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
10/16 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
10/18 Dallas, TX – 2513 Deep Ellum
10/19 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/20 San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Hall
10/21 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
10/23 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
10/24 Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater
10/25 Las Vegas, NV – Vinyl @ Hard Rock
10/26 Pomona, CA – Glass House
10/27 San Diego, CA – Soma
10/28 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
10/30 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
10/31 Seattle, WA – Club Sur Rocks
11/02 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11/03 Denver, CO – The Oriental Theater
11/04 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck
11/06 St. Louis, MO – The Ready Room
11/07 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
11/09 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
11/10 Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater

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