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The Acacia Strain, Fit For An Autopsy Announce Tour With Some Other Bands

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The Acacia Strain 2015 Tour / Tune Low Die SlowThe Acacia Strain flat out rip faces live. A prominent NYC show promoter once told me that venues are hesitant to book them because of how actively frontman Vincent Bennett incites the crowd to fuck shit up… and how willingly the crowd follows suit.

As proof, check out this video clip that Veil of Maya’s Marc Okubo posted when he took over the MetalSucks Instagram account for a day during the Summer Slaughter tour:

The acacia strain are bringing the heat in nyc

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Yeesh, right? Keep me as far away from the pit as possible, I’m a puss.

Apparently enough promoters the nation over decided it was worth the gamble, as The Acacia Strain just announced a nearly six-week long “Tune Low Die Slow” U.S. tour (plus dates in Montreal and Toronto) along with perennial MS faves Fit For an Autopsy (who themselves have a killer new song out; jam it). Some other bands are on the tour too, but they’re scene bands you probably don’t care about (Kublai Kahn are pretty heavy, though… maybe give them a shot?).

Here are the dates, via PRP:

11/06 Danbury, CT – Heirloom Arts Theatre
11/07 Freehold, NJ – Loud Fest
11/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
11/10 Detroit, MI – The Shelter
11/11 Columbus, OH – Park Street Saloon
11/12 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
11/13 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
11/14 Lawrence, KS – Aftershock
11/15 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
11/16 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
11/18 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
11/19 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
11/20 Sacramento, CA – The Boardwalk
11/21 San Diego, CA – SOMA
11/22 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
11/24 Phoenix, AZ – Joe’s Grotto
11/25 El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
11/27 San Antonio, TX – Korova
11/28 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
11/29 Houston, TX – Scout Bar
12/01 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall
12/02 Orlando, FL – Backbooth
12/03 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
12/04 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
12/05 Greensboro, NC – Greene St.
12/06 Richmond, VA – Canal Club
12/08 Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
12/09 Montreal, QC – La Tulipe
12/10 Toronto, ON – Mod Club
12/11 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
12/12 New York, NY – Studio at Webster
12/13 Worcester, MA – The Palladium

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