The Acacia Strain Add Four More Dates To Upcoming Tour

The Acacia Strain have added four more dates to their fall tour. As previously reported, that trek will find the band playing two nights in each city with the first set featuring a full performance of “It Comes In Waves” and select tracks from “Slow Decay“ and the second set featuring a full performance of “Wormwood.” Kublai Khan, Orthodox, and Dying Wish will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

11/07 Hartford, CT – The Webster (non-album set)
11/08 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/09 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“Wormwood” set)
11/10 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/11 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“Wormwood” set)
11/12 Louisville, KY – Portal (non-album set)
11/13 Nashville, TN – The End (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/14 Nashville, TN – The End (“Wormwood” set)
11/16 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/17 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“Wormwood” set)
11/19 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/20 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“Wormwood” set)
11/21 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/22 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“Wormwood” set)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“Wormwood” set)
11/26 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/27 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“Wormwood” set)
11/28 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/29 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“Wormwood” set)
12/01 Denver, CO – HQ (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/02 Denver, CO – HQ (“Wormwood” set)
12/03 Kansas City, MO – The Rino (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/04 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck (“Wormwood” set)
12/05 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/06 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“Wormwood” set)
12/07 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/08 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“Wormwood” set)
12/10 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/11 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“Wormwood” set)
12/12 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/13 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“Wormwood” set)
12/14 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/15 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church (“Wormwood” set)
12/16 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/17 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (“Wormwood” set)
12/18 Albany, NY – Empire (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/19 Albany, NY – Empire (“Wormwood” set)

The Acacia Strain Add More Dates To Upcoming Tour

The Acacia Strain have added four more dates to their fall tour. As previously reported, that trek will find the band playing two nights in each city with the first set featuring a full performance of “It Comes In Waves” and select tracks from “Slow Decay“ and the second set featuring a full performance of “Wormwood.” Harm’s Way, Kublai Khan, Orthodox, and Dying Wish will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Kublai Khan, Orthodox and Dying Wish:

11/07 Hartford, CT – The Webster (non-album set)
11/08 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/09 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“Wormwood” set)
11/10 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/11 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“Wormwood” set)
11/12 Louisville, KY – Portal (non-album set)
11/13 Nashville, TN – The End (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/14 Nashville, TN – The End (“Wormwood” set)
11/16 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/17 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“Wormwood” set)
11/19 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/20 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“Wormwood” set)
11/21 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/22 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“Wormwood” set)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“Wormwood” set)
11/26 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/27 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“Wormwood” set)
11/28 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/29 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“Wormwood” set)
12/01 Denver, CO – HQ (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/02 Denver, CO – HQ (“Wormwood” set)
12/03 Kansas City, MO – The Rino (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/04 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck (“Wormwood” set)

With Harm’s Way, Orthodox & Dying Wish:

12/05 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/06 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“Wormwood” set)
12/07 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/08 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“Wormwood” set)
12/10 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/11 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“Wormwood” set)
12/12 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/13 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“Wormwood” set)
12/16 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/17 Worcester, MA – The Palladium (“Wormwood” set)

The Acacia Strain Add Brooklyn Dates To Upcoming Tour

The Acacia Strain have added some Brooklyn dates to their fall tour. As previously reported, that trek will find the band playing two nights in each city with the first set featuring a full performance of “It Comes In Waves” and select tracks from “Slow Decay“ and the second set featuring a full performance of “Wormwood.” Harm’s Way, Kublai Khan, Orthodox, and Dying Wish will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Kublai Khan, Orthodox and Dying Wish:

11/08 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/09 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus (“Wormwood” set)
11/10 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/11 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“Wormwood” set)
11/13 Nashville, TN – The End (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/14 Nashville, TN – The End (“Wormwood” set)
11/16 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/17 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“Wormwood” set)
11/19 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/20 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“Wormwood” set)
11/21 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/22 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“Wormwood” set)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“Wormwood” set)
11/26 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/27 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“Wormwood” set)
11/28 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/29 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“Wormwood” set)
12/01 Denver, CO – HQ (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/02 Denver, CO – HQ (“Wormwood” set)
12/03 Kansas City, MO – The Rino (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/04 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck (“Wormwood” set)

With Harm’s Way, Orthodox & Dying Wish:

12/05 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/06 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“Wormwood” set)
12/07 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/08 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“Wormwood” set)
12/10 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/11 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“Wormwood” set)
12/12 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/13 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“Wormwood” set)

The Acacia Strain To Play Special “It Comes In Waves,” “Slow Decay,” & “Wormwood” Sets On Fall Headlining Tour

The Acacia Strain have announced a fall headlining tour. The trek will find the band playing two nights in each city. The first set will feature a full performance of “It Comes In Waves” and select tracks from “Slow Decay,“ while the second set will feature a full performance of “Wormwood.” Harm’s Way, Kublai Khan, Orthodox, and Dying Wish will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

With Kublai Khan, Orthodox and Dying Wish:

11/10 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/11 Richmond, VA – The Canal Club (“Wormwood” set)
11/13 Nashville, TN – The End (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/14 Nashville, TN – The End (“Wormwood” set)
11/16 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/17 Tampa, FL – Crowbar (“Wormwood” set)
11/19 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/20 Houston, TX – The Secret Group (“Wormwood” set)
11/21 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/22 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Underground (“Wormwood” set)
11/23 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/24 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill (“Wormwood” set)
11/26 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/27 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre (“Wormwood” set)
11/28 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
11/29 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction (“Wormwood” set)
12/01 Denver, CO – HQ (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/02 Denver, CO – HQ (“Wormwood” set)
12/03 Kansas City, MO – The Rino (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/04 Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck (“Wormwood” set)

With Harm’s Way, Orthodox & Dying Wish:

12/05 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/06 St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall (“Wormwood” set)
12/07 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/08 Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen (“Wormwood” set)
12/10 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/11 Detroit, MI – The Sanctuary (“Wormwood” set)
12/12 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“It Comes In Waves” / “Slow Decay” set)
12/13 Cleveland, OH – The Foundry (“Wormwood” set)

The Acacia Strain Release New Album “It Comes In Waves”

The Acacia Strain have digitally released a new album titled “It Comes In Waves.” You can stream that below. Physical copies of the effort can be pre-ordered HERE and they are expected to ship in February.

“It Comes In Waves” Track Listing:

01. “Our”
02. “Only”
03. “Sin”
04. “Was”
05. “Giving”
06. “Them”
07. “Names”

Vincent Bennett told Decibel that the record is essentially one song divided into seven parts. He also added the following about its concept:

“The main concept is that humans have believed in deities and gods and angels and demons and all of these otherworldly, infallible beings since the beginning of humanity. They all, throughout cultures, throughout time, throughout everything, they all have commonalities, they all have this feeling of leadership, of manipulation, of humans always follow whatever these deities say and they’re known to be all-knowing, all-powerful and, like I said before, infallible. The concept of this album is although all of these cultures have different gods, what if it’s all the same “gods” that have been, throughout history, manipulating and shaping humanity?

I’m not saying they’re aliens, but I’m saying they’re inter-dimensional beings that have a personality and have kind of just been manipulating humanity since the beginning. They’ve been around forever. We haven’t and they saw us as an opportunity to have a little fun.

That’s basically what the album is about. It’s about this idea of gods actually being not only real but also physical beings that are just having their way with us at our expense, just so they can have something to do.”

He also revealed that another album will follow in 2020:

“We wrote and recorded two albums last year. We recorded this one…. we’re still on Rise Records. We recorded this album first, from April to June, then we went on tour, we got home, we went to Iowa and we recorded another record for Rise Records. It was a very stressful year when it came to music and I don’t think anybody in my band wants to write a record for another ten years because we just did two pretty much back to back.

We will be supporting this record but our next record is going to get announced I think very soon and the first part of it is going to be support on this Rotting Out tour. It’s a lot for people to take in but I think nowadays you need to keep people interested and you need to keep music going. You need to make people understand that you’re not done. You’re not going away. You need to keep it creative so with this record, ‘It Comes in Waves‘, we did our very off brand—I don’t even want to say off brand because I don’t think we have a brand. We try to do something different every record while still keeping it comfortable.

This was our outside-the-box record and our next one is less experimental I want to say. I don’t think people are going to expect for us, one, to come up with two records so close together but for us to come out with a record that sounds like this one does. At the same time, after hearing ‘It Comes in Waves‘, I think people are going to be like ‘OK, this band can do different things.’

In 2020, we’ll be a band for 19 years. To keep it going without putting the same record out over and over again, we’ll have to do something like ‘It Comes in Waves‘ and after that, see where it goes. Because we wrote these records so close together, it kind of bleeds over and it bleeds over in a way that you’ll be able to tell they were written around the same time. But at the same time, you’ll say ‘OK, this is progression, I get it and I’m really happy to hear this band doing something different.’ I hope it comes across as different. I don’t read reviews, but I hope when the reviews come in, it’s not just ‘Oh, well it’s another Acacia Strain record. This is what we expected!”

We want people to go, ‘They did an OK job at moving forward.’”

The Acacia Strain Rumored To Release New Album Next Week

The Acacia Strain are rumored to be releasing a new album, titled “It Comes In Waves,” on December 26. According to Lambgoat, the news was leaked by Qobuz, who had a product listing for the record. You can check out the apparent cover art and track listing below:

“It Comes In Waves” Track Listing:

01. “Our”
02. “Only”
03. “Sin”
04. “Was”
05. “Giving”
06. “Them”
07. “Names”