"Wormwood", the new album from Massachusetts metallers THE ACACIA STRAIN, sold around 6,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 67 on The Billboard 200 chart.
THE ACACIA STRAIN's previous CD, "Continent", opened with 5,600 units to land at No. 107.
"Wormwood" was released on July 20 via Prosthetic Records. The album, which was recorded at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, Massachusetts with Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, CHIMAIRA, SHADOWS FALL) handling producing, mixing and mastering, features three guest vocalists — HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta, 100 DEMONS' Bruce LePage and Kyle Chard of BORN LOW.
The track listing is as follows:
01. The Beast (feat. Jamey Jasta)
02. The Hills Have Eyes
03. BTM FDR
06. Nightman (feat. Bruce LePage)
07. The Impaler
08. Jonestown (feat. Kyle Chard on iTunes and vinyl version only)
09. Bay Of Pigs
10. The Carpathian
12. Tactical Nuke
THE ACACIA STRAIN is currently taking part in the "Cool Tour" with AS I LAY DYING, UNDEROATH, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, BLESSTHEFALL, ARCHITECTS, CANCER BATS and WAR OF AGES. They'll also be in Europe in September and October on the "Hell On Earth Tour" with TERROR and more.
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