NewsJuly 9, 2012 6:19 PM ET13,066 views

The Acacia Strain frontman launches new band

The Acacia Strain frontman Vincent Bennett has now formally unveiled his new project, Shut In. The band also features Griffin Landa (ex-Too Pure To Die) and Chris Cain (ex-Bury Your Dead). Their debut release, a 7" titled Old Homes, will be available on August 21st via Landa's new label, Dreadwind Records. A track from the effort can be streamed here.


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anonymous 7/9/2012 3:27:07 PM


Senna 7/9/2012 3:27:22 PM

Don't you dare quit TAS Vincent...

maclynb 7/9/2012 3:31:16 PM

sounds like c-ckpunch

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:33:08 PM

why would the guy ever quit the acacia strain ?

IG88 7/9/2012 3:33:50 PM

blank black caps tilted to the side are stoked

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:36:39 PM

E strings are stoked

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:37:42 PM

no care ever, van flip x10000

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:45:49 PM

Please don't quit the Acacia Strain. I may have to give up Metalcore for good.....maybe.

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:46:01 PM

No one is stoked.

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:48:47 PM

Sounds like generic DHC Florida hardcore. Stick to the Acacia Strain.

stewietantrum 7/9/2012 3:50:13 PM

Who cares? Vincent is a self-absorbed idiot. His new band can fck right off.

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:52:45 PM

You all like it and you know it. Quit bitching gays.

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:56:00 PM

"You all like it and you know it. Quit bitching gays." sick comment bro, i can two step to that! your hardcore, would you die for your friends tonight?

anonymous 7/9/2012 3:57:42 PM

Sounds like generic DHC Florida hardcore. Stick to the Acacia Strain. Definition of oxymoron.

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:06:35 PM

your hardcore You're* SICK GRAMMAR BRO! Yes, I just pulled out the grammar Nazi. Blow it out your ass.

StrikeLastFaceFirst 7/9/2012 4:14:44 PM

In other news, grammar..

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:14:51 PM

Thanos Reignz should be on this

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:26:24 PM

Please quit the acacia strain and only do this from now on.

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:38:17 PM

quit both bands and teach vidz on how ta 2step bro.

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:39:21 PM

i'd die for my belt and my haircut jean. smoke babies

anonymous 7/9/2012 4:59:19 PM

"Definition of oxymoron" You haven't listen to the Acacia Strain or bands like xBishopX or Casey Jones if you think they sound the same.

anonymous 7/9/2012 5:33:58 PM

I guess he wasn't getting enough hardcore cred with c-ckpunch

anonymous 7/9/2012 5:37:12 PM

1 minute song. i dont even want more this is shit. were in 2012, bring something new people use to play hardcore music better than that since 1970

anonymous 7/9/2012 5:37:33 PM

crap crap crap

anonymous 7/9/2012 6:45:28 PM


anonymous 7/9/2012 6:49:12 PM

Meh don't care, it's not all that great or original. Maybe i'll change my mind later??

anonymous 7/9/2012 7:40:40 PM

You haven't listen to the Acacia Strain or bands like xBishopX or Casey Jones if you think they sound the same. Have you listened to those bands?

blankzzz 7/9/2012 9:04:50 PM

was hoping it'd be a pop-punk band

This_fucking_guy 7/9/2012 9:49:39 PM

This is cool for griffin. He's a good dude, I had a blast recording with him in minneapolis with one of my bands.

ineedsalt 7/9/2012 10:24:40 PM

if you listen reeeaaallll close, it sucks

anonymous 7/9/2012 11:28:56 PM

On the bright side, you guys have another band to bitch about.

anonymous 7/10/2012 12:13:17 AM

good bunch of dudes. chris cain is rad even if he is a skinny little bitch.

anonymous 7/10/2012 2:08:10 AM

enjoyed the song

strayfromthefuckingpath 7/10/2012 4:31:22 AM

Lambgoat: Keepers of the internet pussies.

anonymous 7/10/2012 6:51:37 AM

c-ckpunch >

anonymous 7/10/2012 7:02:00 AM

this really isn't bad.

anonymous 7/10/2012 7:29:33 AM

Does he say "slip my dick through a rope, to get my feet off the ground"?? Sounds really close to it.

anonymous 7/10/2012 8:12:22 AM

Sounds too wimpy coming from 3 dudes in heavier bands.

Stupid_News_Poster 7/10/2012 8:25:56 AM

How does sticking your penis through a knotted rope get you off the ground? This shit sucks, stick with TAS.

anonymous 7/10/2012 8:48:53 AM

lol too pure to die

Snoopy2 7/10/2012 9:41:41 AM

Talent is not stoked

anonymous 7/10/2012 10:16:38 AM

"were in 2012, bring something new" Go join the Dubstep revolution gay. Metal and Hardcore has found a shape and I'll be glad to see it regurgitate it until I die. I don't enjoy types of music because I hope they change, I enjoy them because they are good.

anonymous 7/10/2012 11:29:06 AM

pure shit...just like least that band was a joke though, although it was a very bad joke. that dude needs to just stick with the one band that is decent and ride it out as long as he can bc they prob don't have many more good years ahead themselves.

anonymous 7/10/2012 2:05:55 PM

sounds kinda like "...And Life was Very Long" TAS. wish they woulda kept that sound.

anonymous 7/10/2012 2:52:58 PM

wow this is really really really bad

anonymous 7/10/2012 3:27:18 PM


anonymous 7/10/2012 4:45:19 PM

Pretty sure he says slip my neck through a rope.

anonymous 7/10/2012 5:32:26 PM

fck yeah brocaps.

anonymous 7/10/2012 5:43:34 PM

Rehashed snoozefest

sandpaperseatbelts 7/10/2012 5:54:20 PM

The acacia strain you say??? NO. CARE. EVER. On to the next shitty news post.

anonymous 7/10/2012 10:13:58 PM


anonymous 7/11/2012 7:14:54 AM

Great! Another programmed laptop band!

marching_band_rules 7/11/2012 12:36:36 PM

i dunno i thought it was pretty good

anonymous 7/11/2012 2:22:45 PM

Emmure is stoked.

anonymous 7/11/2012 8:31:06 PM

this is fcking garbage.

shittyshit 7/12/2012 2:55:01 PM

Vincent Bennett, you're in a death metal band. I think you're confused.

anonymous 8/9/2012 10:21:48 AM

Fuuuuuuuck this, stop trying to be in a hardcore band and just do TAS. Sincerely, the fcking world.

anonymous 3/30/2016 5:55:53 AM

Fun Fact: 99.9% of comments here are from people who: A: Dropped out of high school B: Has a job that pays no more than 30k a year C: Aren't actual musicians D: Still engage in dick swinging with their "bros" to prove who has the biggest c-ck of them all. E: Live in suburbia F: Think their shitty local band/forum celebrity statues entitles them to an actual worthy opinion

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