We have not kept our distaste for New York’s Dr Acula too quiet over the years, and for good reason. On the few occasions we have come in contact with them since their early days as MySpace standouts they have continually shown zero respect towards us and gone as far as to attempt framing our writers more as digital bullies than critics. If they were assholes who made good music we would still tell you their songs were great, but that is not the case here, and we’re all pretty excited to finally say good riddance to this piss poor …
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Victory Records’ Dr. Acula have released the first song off their forthcoming album. Entitled “Nation,” the track finds the group’s vocalists (because Victory loves bands with two vocalists) switching lines about the state of the nation and how everyone needs to band together while doing their best to scream worse than one another. You can stream the track after the jump.
While I can appreciate an artist trying to take a more serious tone with their music, Dr. Acula could not have fallen more flat on their faces with this track. The reason they were signed, hell, the only reason …
Over the past few years Victory Records has slowly switch focus from the emo/alternative scene that heralded their economic rise in the early aughts, to a quasi-experimental heavy label with random flares of bad pop rock ideas, and the results have been as increasing awful as they have been quote/unquote “metal.” One of the latest atrocities, Dr. Acula, hails from New York and features a rotating lineup of members that give talentless band members a bad name. They just released a video for their latest single, which is a term I use lightly as no one in their right mind …
UTG has got to admit, this is the oddest pairing of a tour so far. Dr. Acula have revealed their Fuck! All Your Friends Tour featuring support from The Devastated and Design the Skyline.
Check out all of the tour schedule right here and let us know if you’re attempting to go to this.
2/1: Barrington, IL @ The Penny Road Pub
2/2: Peoria, IL @ The Brass Rail
2/3: Des Moines, IA @ Vaudville Mews
2/7: Ogden, UT @ Mojo’s Gallery
2/8: Boise, ID @ The Venue
2/9: Seattle, WA @ Studio 7
Dr. Acula have released a clip of their Wiz Khalifa cover, which will soon serve as the band’s latest digital single.
“No Sleep,” which Wiz fans will recall from Rolling Papers, gets released digitally today through Victory Records.
We can’t say we support purchasing this song, but streaming the clip below should remind us all why covering hip hop isn’t always a good idea.
The new EP from Girl On Fire is set to be released on September 13, 2011. The band will then go on tour in support of the EP, entitled Revenge, with Get Scared and Dr. Acula. The tour will go from September 6, to October 16, and the EP will be available for purchase during the tour, as well as on iTunes.
According to a very lengthy statement from keyboard player Joey Simpson, it has been revealed that he is no longer a part of Dr. Acula. A ton of misinformation and rumors have been thrown around the internet and Joey is here to clear them all up. Read the official statement below.
On June 20th 2011 in Stockton CA I, Joey Simpson, quit Dr.Acula. After 2 releases with the band I parted ways with them while on the Horror Nights Tour. There are a handful of reasons why. I feel there is no need to go into detail but I
In the words of VH1, Aiden are having the best week ever. In addition to releasing their killer new album Disguises, Aiden have also dropped a controversial new video and announced their headlining tour. The latter, the “Horror Nights Tour” will find the group trekking across the US with support from Eyes Set To Kill, Vampires Everywhere!, Get Scared, and Dr. Acula. You can view a full list of tour dates below.
05/09 Salt Lake City, UT – Avalon
05/10 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
05/11 Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club
05/12 Sauget, IL – …
Watch Dr. Acula perform their new song “Who You Gonna Call?!” off of their release, Slander, live at The Ruins.
Victory Records are on their grind today, releasing yet another music video. This time around, partygrind masters Dr. Acula have unveiled their clip for “Who You Gonna Call.” Check it out, after the jump!