Horrific events unfolded this past weekend as a 24-year-old man conducted a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. He killed nine and injured 27 before being killed by the police. He was wearing a hoodie from The Acacia Strain causing ignorance from some in blaming the music for the tragedy… This is, of course, a ridiculous view of the situation as it always has been…

The Acacia Strain vocalist Vincent Bennett spoke out to condemn the shooter in turn:

This was addressed at the band’s recent Milwaukee show as well:

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