News: The Acacia Strain Take Home a Win


Massachusetts heavyweights THE ACACIA STRAIN, who just completed a six-week tour with Bleeding Through, won the MySpace Readers' Choice Award at the inaugural Revolver Golden Gods Awards, held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles last night (Apr. 7). Photos of the band arriving on the event's "black carpet" can be viewed at this link:

Also, the band -- who will play the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival next weekend -- have been added to day two of The Bamboozle, a festival in East Rutherford, N.J. on May 2-3 that features acts ranging from No Doubt and Fall Out Boy to Whitechapel and GWAR. The event's full lineup can be seen at

Shortly after receiving the Golden Gods Award, the group, which is currently planning a North American summer tour, issued the following
statement: "Thanks to all our friends and fans who voted for us! It's an honor to receive such an award. We'll see you soon at New England Metalfest, Bamboozle and our 'Summer Slob' headlining tour!"

Last August, THE ACACIA STRAIN's latest album Continent debuted at #107 on the Billboard Top 200. The band will kick off a month-long European tour with Aborted in late May; a complete list of upcoming tour dates can be viewed at