NewsOctober 25, 2012 11:19 PM ET18,228 views

Dr. Acula breaking up

Long Island, New York's Dr. Acula will apparently be disbanding following some final shows (in Canada and Australia) in early-2013. We've been sent statements from both guitarist Bill Graffeo and bass player Oli Miclette. Bill Graffeo: "After almost 8 years the band named Dr.Acula will be put to rest. Being the only original member that was left, it is very sad for me to actually have to say this. Dr.Acula started off as a joke back in 2005. Over the years we kept our sense of humour and pissed off many people. I have nothing but love and respect for ALMOST everyone that's ever been a part of DA. Especially my brother Kevin who saved this band on many occasions. I had quit the band a little less than a month ago. I had some personal problems of my own holding me back from continuing with DA. Most importantly I could not handle the 'sketchy' things some people would do within the band itself. Casey, Oli and Chris will always be my dearest friends. Thank you to everyone that's ever given DA a listen, wether you liked it or not you were a part of this. Unlike some people, I never forgot the roots of this band and where our success came from." Oli Miclett: "It's time for us to move on to new stuff. This band wasn't going in a direction that pleased everyone in DA. Some members kept cancelling tours for no valid reasons, without respect for the fans. With the departure of Bill and the cancellation of our European tour, Casey and I decided to part ways with the rest of the band to concentrate on a new band with a good friend of mine, Blake Moore (ex-Demolisher). We will announce the band and release stuff in January 2013." Formed in 2005, Dr. Acula has released material with Victory Records and Uprising Records.

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anonymous 10/25/2012 8:21:35 PM

BEST NEWS! gayS!


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:22:49 PM

Finally


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:23:08 PM

"Aww man" said nobody


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:24:13 PM

"started as a joke" Always was a joke you fcking pitiful c-ck goblers


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:24:18 PM

BREAK UP!!!!!! Oh wait. Add Emmure, As Blood Runs Black, Suicide Silence and Whitechappel to this list and I will consider this year a good year.


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:24:18 PM

Oh no...not Dr Acula...


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:24:24 PM

"awww man" said defonce


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:24:46 PM

If this news disappoints you then you should reconsider being alive


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:25:13 PM

sucks for Victory :( They were about to blow up.....


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:27:44 PM

hope the new band wont suck like DA


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:28:57 PM

fck this band for cancelling UK


StrikeLastFaceFirst 10/25/2012 8:29:14 PM

"..started off as a joke.."


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:35:21 PM

thought this band was dead when guida left


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:35:45 PM

sad news


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:36:03 PM

AIDS AIDS AIDS


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:39:17 PM

Who cares! check this out though! http://youtu.be/YkJfE5BAhu A


jon 10/25/2012 8:45:40 PM

Good. fck em


anonymous 10/25/2012 8:47:38 PM

Funny, I watched Bill give two 16 year olds drugs at one of their Ontario shows last winter. Sketchiest band.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:10:05 PM

at least it ended just as it started. A joke.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:18:10 PM

Mitch Hedberg can finally rest in peace


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:18:37 PM

glad u guys still doing soundwave! looking forward for the new band


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:19:16 PM

another shit victory band breaks up good news


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:22:11 PM

My Bitter End is stoked.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:23:41 PM

attila is stoked


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:25:59 PM

I was really hoping that me and 5 of my friends could eventually join this band for half a tour or so each. Bummer.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:38:04 PM

Thank god. This band has shamed Long Island for far too long Curious about Burt's shot at Jesse tho. I've known Jesse since the sown in tears days and he was always a cool guy. Strange he was omitted from Burt's BFF list up there.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:42:47 PM

they had to breakup after that gay ricky wrote the worst album the world ever heard worst musician


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:53:31 PM

Devastated...this band had so much potential too! So much talent! I mean they had some amazing riffs and such insightful lyrics! Plus they were such nice guys too! A true class act!...K I'm done for now...Oh yeah and good riddance, hopefully this will be the last we hear of these douchebags please no reunions!


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:57:22 PM

DA was no more without guida.


anonymous 10/25/2012 9:58:49 PM

oh no!


anonymous 10/25/2012 10:01:22 PM

YES! YES!


anonymous 10/25/2012 10:01:32 PM

Add Emmure, As Blood Runs Black, Suicide Silence and Whitechappel to this list and I will consider this year a good year. Job For A Cowboy, Iwrestledabearonce, Bring Me The Horizon, actually you know what, any band that considers "deathcore" to be their primary genre and is actually regarded as "popular" by some stretch of the imagination.


duckduckfootloose 10/25/2012 10:04:20 PM

So much butthurt.


anonymous 10/25/2012 10:46:04 PM

Sad to hear this.Cant wait for the new project!


truthstar 10/25/2012 11:02:02 PM

AFTER 8 YEARS AND COUNTLESS 14 year old favors...


anonymous 10/25/2012 11:19:20 PM

bummer, man. they were my favorite. nah, i'm kidding. i've actually never heard them before. good luck on whatever them dudes or chicks do with the rest of their lives though, whether its music or some sort of real life shit, like jobs and families and whatnot.


anonymous 10/26/2012 12:04:49 AM

Ricky and Jesse are gays. Get fcked by a mack truck you spineless, arrogant pieces of dumpster waste


anonymous 10/26/2012 1:39:56 AM

999999 shitty bands left.


Tomdelay 10/26/2012 3:15:51 AM

Big t-ts are much more important to me


Hibuddywazup 10/26/2012 3:24:14 AM

And not a single fck was given.


anonymous 10/26/2012 3:56:47 AM

fck these guys.. their music sucked and they sucked at people.. My friend books them at a venue he owned with his father that shared a parking lot with a car garage, a couple of years back. After the show the took baseball bats to just about all of the cars in the parking lot and caused one of my friends to lose his venue and for our hometown to obviously suffer the same consequence.. They all have STDs from banging 15 year old girls and they couldn't be more of a waste of life.


anonymous 10/26/2012 4:09:48 AM

I was at a show once and saw Bill crying and screaming at his ogre of a mom because his brother ate his McDonald's


anonymous 10/26/2012 4:41:58 AM

NOBODY CARES


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:06:09 AM

fck yes, I'm stoked, finally the earth ridding these gays from anything musical. THANK YOU JESUS. Neck tatooed gays and bro plug afficianados will be bummed that that have no shit a fck music to suck mass quantities of dck to.


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:11:49 AM

Cue Handel's "Messiah."


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:51:59 AM

Rip the keyboard flip


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:54:10 AM

I've got 99 problems but a shitty band called Dr.Acula breaking up ain't one.


LoydChristmas 10/26/2012 6:26:54 AM

"Dr. Acula started off as a joke..." "I never forgot the roots of this band..." LOL. You guys made the right choice, now go get real jobs so your gf's dad can have some pride in something again


anonymous 10/26/2012 6:27:53 AM

"fck these guys.. their music sucked and they sucked at people.. My friend books them at a venue he owned with his father that shared a parking lot with a car garage, a couple of years back. After the show the took baseball bats to just about all of the cars in the parking lot and caused one of my friends to lose his venue and for our hometown to obviously suffer the same consequence.." Not one single thing in this entire statement sounds like its true.


anonymous 10/26/2012 6:51:51 AM

"fck these guys.. their music sucked and they sucked at people.. My friend books them at a venue he owned with his father that shared a parking lot with a car garage, a couple of years back. After the show the took baseball bats to just about all of the cars in the parking lot and caused one of my friends to lose his venue and for our hometown to obviously suffer the same consequence.." http://youtu.be/rAlTOfl9F2 w


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:19:11 AM

if only someone gave a shit


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:26:21 AM

*pisses on the ashes of this "band"*


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:28:54 AM

.This band fcking sucks. If I wanted to hear movies id just watch them not listen to them on a cd.and last night they put o are facebook got hacked bullshit just trying to get pitty comments and likes . fck this band and their shitty face tattoos


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:31:55 AM

Lol I knew a kid who stole this bands keyboard back in like 06 07 haha


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:32:09 AM

im throwing a fckin party.


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:36:42 AM

http://youtu.be/rAlTOfl9F2 w this link doesn't work dildo


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:47:45 AM

Vanflip before last ever show would be nice


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:53:01 AM

LOLOLOLOLOL fckIN BLAKE? BWHAHHAHA


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:05:12 AM

2012 isnt so bad after all


populationcontrol 10/26/2012 8:11:16 AM

Never heard this band before but I'm sure they blow ass.


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:13:00 AM

Breaking News: "Dr. Acula" decides to call it quits so they can focus on their side project, "Frank Enstein"


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:14:51 AM

Free trip to Australia thennnnn break up. Good plan. What's the asshat with the face tattoos gonna do?


AnalButt 10/26/2012 8:16:48 AM

About time. Worst band name ever.


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:22:23 AM

new band sounds interesting


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:23:13 AM

fcking clowns


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:24:41 AM

ricky isnt stoked how is he gonna cheat on his girl if hes not touring anymore...


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:29:25 AM

"Yeah, I think my "career" with my band "Dr. Acula will last the rest of my life so I see no problem with getting my face tattooed."


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:30:06 AM

blake from demolisher...gosh that shits gonna be heavy


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:31:51 AM

you gays made this post the most popular one on Lambgoat in the last weeks so go fck yourselves. i never cheated on my girl on tour -ricky


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:33:43 AM

you gays made this post the most popular one on Lambgoat in the last weeks so go fck yourselves. i never cheated on my girl on tour -ricky ^ LOL on tour. so you prob did at home then you lying dckhead


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:35:28 AM

Bram Stoker is stoked.


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:37:47 AM

good thing they arent playing any US farewell


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:45:27 AM

I hope you (ricky) get beat up for being a homophobe you fcking loser.


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:50:22 AM

Suffocation is the only good band in long island now. fck you Stray From the Path , eat a bucket of dcks.


big_metal_al 10/26/2012 9:40:46 AM

is this a sign? OMFG BEST NEWS EVER, THANK YOU SO MUCH LAMBGOAT! THIS BAND SUCKED TO THE MAXIMUM.


horseheadxbookends 10/26/2012 9:50:09 AM

they are from Long Island? had no idea, nor care


xbaconxedgex 10/26/2012 9:50:11 AM

BEST NEWS


anonymous 10/26/2012 9:53:03 AM

see everyone.....dreams DO come true! You're welcome.


anonymous 10/26/2012 9:53:12 AM

i'm actually gay. -ricky


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:20:07 AM

me and jesse decided to call it quits because our c-m drinking addiction has affected our ability to write shitty songs -ricky


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:42:48 AM

how am i supposed to tag all my instagrams #realtouringband now? -Ricky


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:53:50 AM

Scott Vogel is stoked


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:59:56 AM

No mention of 187 records? That was their best stuff IMO.


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:08:19 AM

Juggalos everywhere are upset by this news.


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:18:55 AM

Band tattoo....


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:23:44 AM

I never cheated on my girl with another GIRL on tour. -ricky


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:26:21 AM

In 2012 (Dr.Acula is a touring band), young 15yo girls with aids = +12% In 2013 (Dr.Acula isnt a band anymore), young 15yo girls with aids = -77%


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:31:20 AM

good news


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:36:34 AM

jesse and ricky wrote the worst cd dr.acula ever did. i know bill and i know he would never write that kind of generic bullshit songs


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:39:38 AM

rickys a gay with a small dck. and that small dck fcked way too many hairy asses


anonymous 10/26/2012 11:50:09 AM

ricky needs to get his face smacked off. we in LI still know who you fcked over douche bag. and your legs are getting snapped when you get caught out. you little bitch.


anonymous 10/26/2012 12:40:55 PM

I suck lots of dck. I have borderline homo tattoos all over, I listen to metalcore and deathcore, bands that aren't afraid to drop the core. I also love dck in the afternoon, I have an open mind. -ricky (long island core squad/tattoo braggin rights queen)


anonymous 10/26/2012 12:42:33 PM

"jesse and ricky wrote the worst cd dr.acula ever did. i know bill and i know he would never write that kind of generic bullshit songs" ^ While he gives Bill inverted rimshot, with record setting hand satisfaction.


anonymous 10/26/2012 12:54:21 PM

"you gays made this post the most popular one on Lambgoat in the last weeks so go fck yourselves." congrats Ricky! you've earned the internet equivalent of a Special Olympics Gold Medal.


anonymous 10/26/2012 1:20:48 PM

Brag about this post being popular, rick. Must feel badass knowing every one youve ever encountered hopped on lg to express that you and your band shouldve been aborted.


anonymous 10/26/2012 1:27:34 PM

i was hoping they would start a better band without ricky and jesse looking forward to it


anonymous 10/26/2012 1:28:04 PM

VAN FLIP


anonymous 10/26/2012 1:34:01 PM

Ricardo Ostolaza, left with nothing now, results to gay male modeling.


anonymous 10/26/2012 2:00:54 PM

neck tat flip. gaygets


anonymous 10/26/2012 2:15:57 PM

Drug dealers outside of VFW's and Dive Bars all over the US brace for recession


Mitt__Romney 10/26/2012 2:28:40 PM

Hot Topic applications are stoked.


anonymous 10/26/2012 2:31:53 PM

^ LOL on the last to


poop 10/26/2012 2:56:31 PM

HOORAY!


anonymous 10/26/2012 3:34:14 PM

Sean muttaqi is stoked! What are ROB and LOU up to these days?


anonymous 10/26/2012 3:34:42 PM

JUICER is stoked! Must suck for Bill...back to working at taco bell.


anonymous 10/26/2012 4:08:35 PM

wether


anonymous 10/26/2012 4:11:17 PM

Bill can't work at Taco Bell anymore. I saw him get fired cause the pus from his huge aids infected neck dripped in the beef while he was making a customers taco.


anonymous 10/26/2012 4:17:43 PM

DA Tattoo


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:02:03 PM

Blake Moore. That guy is a fcking idiot.


anonymous 10/26/2012 5:25:00 PM

I don't know Ricky Ricardo personally but he seems like a queef....


anonymous 10/26/2012 6:03:39 PM

i hope their new band will sound more like demolisher and less like Dr.gayula


bellini 10/26/2012 7:28:31 PM

Over 100 comments for this garbage. What the fck. I hate music and anyone younger than me.


anonymous 10/26/2012 7:53:31 PM

This should have happened the same year they became a band


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:26:35 PM

5k views... wtf


anonymous 10/26/2012 8:36:40 PM

Kissing candice is stoked


long_insured_now 10/26/2012 9:36:59 PM

Their new project Hugh G. Rection sounds quite promising


anonymous 10/26/2012 9:46:02 PM

the reason this news is so popular is because people are GLAD this "band" is done. It's insane what idiots on the internet will try to be tough about.


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:11:20 PM

I saw this band once in 2007. The were terrible. Wicked happy they're done.


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:35:21 PM

I fcked ricky on tour and followed him on IG after and saw he had a girlfriend hope u enjoyed my pssy in chicago gay


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:36:47 PM

new band will probably have auto tuned cleaned vocals since those guys were going mainstream


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:39:20 PM

jesse is such a wanna be hardcore guy wearing tanktops to show off his guns when in fact hes just a gayget


anonymous 10/26/2012 10:57:04 PM

^ Sucked Jesse's dck for merch. Twice.


Mitt__Romney 10/26/2012 11:31:52 PM

^ Odds are thats probably true.


anonymous 10/27/2012 7:24:11 AM

I like how this dude is talking almost as if this band was legendary and that things were "for the fans". Get off your high horse you schmuck. And no one cares about your shitty side project band that every idiot eventually does with a good friend when a band brakes up. Hence why you'll never hear of them again.


anonymous 10/27/2012 9:17:41 AM

worst band


anonymous 10/27/2012 9:18:25 AM

i heard bill is starting a new band too not looking forward to this shit.


anonymous 10/27/2012 10:56:48 AM

What is a juggallooooooooo (dontknowbutigetdownwitdac lown)


anonymous 10/27/2012 12:33:14 PM

In closing this band has sucked mass quantities of dck right out of the gate. More east coast garbage to clog landfills of unbought cds and full print 9 color shirts and youth large hoodies. Eat dck, and quit music.


anonymous 10/27/2012 12:35:29 PM

this new band is formed of guys that have too many tattoos to find real jobs theyll keep fcking under age girls and get wasted everyday lol


anonymous 10/27/2012 12:58:00 PM

"Dr.Acula started off as a joke back in 2005" And it remained a joke throughout its entirety. Pat yourself on the back for sucking dck. Good Job!


anonymous 10/27/2012 6:47:38 PM

"http://youtu.be/rAlTOfl9F 2 w this link doesn't work dildo" http://youtu.be/rAlTOfl9F2 w


anonymous 10/28/2012 1:15:36 AM

i would rather eat a hundred daddy dcks than see this band exist any longer thank baby jesus after i beat him and shit in his mouth


anonymous 10/28/2012 3:59:05 AM

THANK fckING GOD. EVEN IF GOD ISNT REAL.


anonymous 10/28/2012 8:38:51 AM

everyones stoked


anonymous 10/28/2012 11:22:51 AM

best news ever. " Dr.Acula started off as a joke back in 2005." dude, nothing changed since 2005, trust me....


anonymous 10/28/2012 11:23:47 AM

a collective stokedness seems to be the general consensus


anonymous 10/28/2012 4:44:00 PM

Ollie mcKickflp should't even say a word representing the band..... he just joined hahah fcking terrance and Phillip gaybag Gets me every time. Who you gonna call?


anonymous 10/28/2012 11:21:09 PM

I really can't believe some of the irrelevant and fcked up things you morons said on here about the decent people in this band.You guys are so tough talking shit on an internet forum.Give it a fcking break.


anonymous 10/28/2012 11:48:40 PM

It's really easy to sit on a forum and insult a band who actually put themselves out there and attempted to do something.Spineless...


sandpaperseatbelts 10/28/2012 11:59:39 PM

Who cares about shit talking on the internet? Also great news, no care, etc.


anonymous 10/29/2012 12:43:22 AM

"Who cares about shit talking on the internet? Also great news, no care, etc." I dont think you'd really appreciate people prying at you for having a side effect from a disease.It's insensitive.


anonymous 10/29/2012 1:49:35 AM

This sucks, i was so stoked for the European Tour.


anonymous 10/29/2012 11:18:38 AM

You guys realize this is fake right. Look on thier page, it was hacked.


sandpaperseatbelts 10/29/2012 2:12:24 PM

I dont think you'd really appreciate people prying at you for having a side effect from a disease.It's insensitive. Good thing nobody's paying you to think then eh numbnuts? You wanna talk about insensitive? Let's talk about the boils on the tip of my penis. It's like a frothing fountain of pus. Besides mocking the side effects of the disease someone has is amazing, have you any idea how many bald guy jokes I have for cancer patients?


anonymous 10/29/2012 3:52:40 PM

fck YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!


anonymous 10/29/2012 6:31:44 PM

"You guys realize this is fake right. Look on thier page, it was hacked." You are dumber than fck enough to read the first couple sentences of the news piece? Learn to read, I know you time is so important, you have a band plus a clothing line, plus you book tours and manage others, just learn the fck how to read. Bottom line the band has always sucked dck from the begining, and most people on here are happy as fck they decided to quit making music. I for one am.


anonymous 10/29/2012 8:12:49 PM

I bet they can count to potato


Snoopy2 10/31/2012 10:22:46 PM

'MY BITTER END' INDEED YOU fckING gay


anonymous 11/2/2012 8:40:33 AM

https://www.facebook.com/e llerypark?fref=ts bills new band...enjoy


anonymous 11/2/2012 8:41:07 AM

https://www.facebook.com/e llerypark?fref=ts


anonymous 11/2/2012 8:41:36 AM

Ellery Park


anonymous 11/24/2012 6:18:48 PM

Idk what you ppl are talking about i loved them and i like impending doom, silence (check out the sond there is no place like home), my auttum or how ever you sprll it and many other bands i mean atleats they got farther in music than most of you goat whores :)


anonymous 2/20/2013 12:31:36 PM

Welp. Jesse was a fcking fat jerk. Insulted my mother. bitch.


anonymous 6/5/2013 10:25:47 AM

These guy's were amazing. It's a bummer to hear they're no more. I was looking forward to some new music.


anonymous 9/11/2013 10:18:26 PM

been a year DA NATION NEEDS 2 REFORM N TOUR!!! plz bring sketchy backkk


anonymous 1/29/2014 4:12:23 AM

2014...and still...#DA hasnt brought sketchy back..



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