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A metal band with a refreshingly original take on the genre. They have a powerful sound, making full use of their large six-man line-up. The group's mission to create their own style of progressive music has took them on tours all round the world and earned them plenty of praise. The band reunited for Download 2014, six years after the cult Watford act broke fans' hearts by parting ways in 2008.
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The Acacia Strain
The Acacia Strain is a metalcore / hardcore band from Chicopee, Massachusetts, US that formed in 2001. In the midst of copycat and cookie cutter bands, The Acacia Strain stand out as a group that side-steps convention and the mundane and continuously produce gripping, technical, blistering metal. The Acacia Strain is known for their down-tuned guitar sound and nasty breakdowns.
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In the last few years, Australia's Voyager have attained what can only be described as a worldwide cult following. Hailed as "one of the most original and daring groups on planet", the band has battled geographical isolation to tour Europe and share stages with diverse acts like Nightwish, Steve Vai, Soilwork and Alestorm. The band's loyal international fanbase has praised its incredibly catchy songwriting and compared its sound to a mixture of Amorphis' thirst for melody, Soilwork's heaviness and the crystal vocal clarity of A-HA's Morton Harket.
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- Lincoln Road
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