Tag: Left Behind

Review: “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain

The slow release of “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain has to go down in history as being one of the most drawn out teases that life could possibly have in store. The Springfield Massachusetts quintet brought out “It Comes In Waves” via Rise Records in December 2019, with rumours circulating like Buzzards that the

Review: “A” by The Acacia Strain

Another random date and surprise release 7″ vinyl from The Acacia Strain. D, E, C and now A… so the (first) word could be “Decay”, which if you follow the artwork of the covers to this point you’ll see happening gradually in the background. What’s interesting about this one is that having had a guest

NEWS: Left Behind play Animal Crossing?!

How long it will be before Nintendo take legal action against them remains to be seen but West Virginia Sludge fueled Hardcore act Left Behind have created a music video for their track “Waiting For The End” using clips from the Nintendo Switch game Animal Crossing. Pure Noise Records haven’t stood in their way so

Review: “C” by The Acacia Strain

There seems to be a code word that is gradually appearing with the 7″ vinyl series that The Acacia Strain have been surprise releasing over the past few weeks and months. The first part, “D” had a guest appearance from Aaron Herd of Jesus Piece, the second, part “E” had Jess Nyx of Mortality Rate and

Bootleg: The Acacia Strain at Chain Reaction!

Like so so many, The Acacia Strain had their European tour trek run with Left Behind cut off before it had even begun last week. Having had the pleasure of seeing them playing a headlining slot at Tech-Fest in 2018, we were very much looking forward to witnessing them in full force at FuryFest 2020

The Black Map #95: Stitched from Birmingham!

Heading from London to Birmingham for this weeks entry in our Black Book of the UK Underground Metal Scene, it’s time for us to turn our attention to Stitched. A five piece Hardcore act, with a reputation for pounding kit work, tempo shifting riffs and barked vocals, they debuted single “Second Face” via the Slam

NEWS: The Acacia Strain April tour with Left Behind!

As expected The Acacia Strain have announced a European trek around their appearance at Fury Fest. Joining them across the whole run will be Left Behind, while Leeched will play the UK shows and Mental Cruelty the European Mainland ones. Mixed and Mastered by Will Putney’s friend Steve Seid over at  Graphic Nature Audio, The

Review: “Let It Take Its Course” by Orthodox

Orthodox are a band who are leading the charge out of Nashville Tennessee along with the likes of Chamber and have played shows on the under card of the main event with the likes of Left Behind, Spite and Knocked Loose since their 2017 label debut “Sounds of Loss”. They’ve gathered a rabid fan base

Review: “Black Lips” EP by Crown Vic

Creators of Hardcore Sludge mayhem from Parkersburg West Virginia, Crown Vic are a trio that turned our heads with new single “Miserable”, so we figured we’d go and check out their end of March released EP “Black Lips” and see how the evil compares. The singles “The Old” and “Coward” appeared before the EP, which