Everyone seems to love The Acacia Strain, but I never saw the thrill. From my perspective, they’re only a rung or two up the latter from Emmure in terms of musical depth and monotony. Can someone explain the difference between the two bands, other than the fact The Acacia Strain are just generally not unpleasant people? It’s just chugging and breakdowns, right? I get the need for angry groove, but there are so many bands that do more with the sound.
The Acacia Strain’s Death Is The Only Mortal is due out October 9th on Rise Records, of all places.