(Monday) August 08, 2016 - 18:00

Ziggy's By The Sea - 208 Market St (Map)

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Crank It Loud Presents:

The Acacia Strain
Knocked Loose
Culture Killer
To The Wind

$15 advance | $18 day of show | $25 VIP
Doors: 5pm | Show: 6pm

For Fans Of:
Atheist, Biohazard, Cannibal Corpse, Deathblow, Forbidden, From a Second Story Window, If Hope Dies, Meshuggah, Through the Eyes of the Dead

East Coast alternative metal ensemble the Acacia Strain utilize a bone-crushing rhythm section, apocalyptic samples, and a unique triple-guitar assault to deliver their signature blend of hardcore, noise, and death and doom metal. Formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 2001, the group consisted of guitarists Chris Daniele, Daniel Daponde, and Daniel Laskiewitz, vocalist Vincent Bennett, bass player Karrie Whitfield, and drummer Ben Abert. They released their debut, ...And Life Is Very Long, in 2002, followed by 3750 on Prosthetic Records in 2004. After 3750, the group lost Abert (who was replaced by drummer Kevin Boutot) and Daniele, and gained bassist Seth Coleman (Whitfield having departed in 2003). In 2006 the Acacia Strain returned with their third full-length album, Dead Walk, on Prosthetic; subsequently, Coleman was replaced by bassist Jack Strong. Released in 2008, Continent found the group operating as a foursome, following Daponde's departure, while 2010's Wormwood introduced melodic hooks into the venomous mix of breakdowns and skull-splitting howling. The live CD/DVD Most Known Unknown arrived the following year. The Acacia Strain signed to Rise Records in 2012, releasing Death Is the Only Mortal by the year's end. Longtime member Laskiewitz left the band in 2013, and was replaced by Devin Shidaker and Rich Gomez, both of whom contributed guitar to the Acacia Strain's seventh full-length album, 2014's Coma Witch.

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(Monday) August 08, 2016


Ziggy's By The Sea 208 Market St Wilmington, NC United States

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