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Acid King

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Years active  1993–present
Genres  Stoner rock, doom metal
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Origin  San Francisco, California
Associated acts  Altamont, Black Cobra, Goatsnake, The Obsessed, Buzzov*en
Past members  Dale CroverPeter LucasDan SouthwickBrian HillGuy PinhasRafael "Rafa" Martinez
Members  Lori S., Joey Osbourne, Mark Lamb, Guy Pinhas, Dan Southwick, Peter Lucas, Brian Hill, Rafael "Rafa" Martinez
Record labels  Small Stone Records, Man's Ruin Records, Sympathy for the Record Industry, Leaf Hound Records
Albums  Middle of Nowhere - Center of, Busse Woods, Zoroaster, Acid King III, The Early Years

Similar  Windhand, Acid King III, Crackie


Acid King is a stoner metal band from San Francisco, California. It was formed in 1993 by frontwoman Lori S., drummer Joey Osbourne and bassist Peter Lucas. Acid King have since recorded four studio albums and two EPs with a series of bassists.


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The band's name was inspired by the crimes of Ricky Kasso, who murdered his friend Gary Lauwers in Northport, New York on June 16, 1984. Kasso was nicknamed "Acid King" by his peers due to his chronic hallucinogenic drug use. The band's debut EP features a photograph of Kasso on its cover. The band itself has also been featured in two books – The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal and the A to Z of Doom, Gothic & Stoner Metal – both published in 2003.

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Current members

  • Lori S. – guitar, vocals, lyrics (1993–present)
  • Joey Osbourne – drums (1993–present)
  • Mark Lamb– bass (2006–present)
  • Previous members

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  • Dale Crover – additional vocals (1993-1994; appears on Acid King)
  • Peter Lucas – bass (1993-1996; appears on Acid King and Zoroaster)
  • Dan Southwick – bass (1996-1998; appears on Down with the Crown)
  • Brian Hill – bass (1998-1999; appears on Busse Woods)
  • Guy Pinhas – bass (1999-2005; appears on Free... and III)
  • Rafael "Rafa" Martinez – bass (2005-2008)
  • Compilation appearances

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  • "Not Fragile" (BTO cover) on In the Groove (1999 The Music Cartel)
  • "Motorhead" (Hawkwind cover) on Daze of the Underground (2003 Godreah Records)
  • "The Stake" (Steve Miller Band cover) on Sucking the 70's – Back in the Saddle Again (2006 Small Stone Records)
  • "Not Fragile" and "Motorhead" included on re-release of Busse Woods.

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