Origin: San Francisco, CA, USA
Genres: Stoner Rock
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Acid King  

Formed in 1993 in San Francisco by Lori S., Acid King's first two albums represent different takes on the stoner/doom sound, with the earlier Zoroaster bearing a slight similarity to a slower version of early Kyuss, while the more recent Busse Woods is further slowed down, with drawn-out heavy riffs reminiscent of Electric Wizard, and rather sparse vocals. Both are solid albums in the stoner field and are quite recommended. The band recently released their third album, appropriately titled III. A trivia note: Lori was once married to Melvins drummer Dale Crover.

Current Members

Lori S.


Mark Lamb


Joey Osbourne


Former Members/Guests

Peter Lucas


Brian Hill

bass (ex-Buzzov.en)

Guy Pinhas

bass (ex-Goatsnake, ex-The Obsessed)


1995 SFTRI
  1. Evil Satan
  2. If I Burn
  3. One Ninety-six
  4. Vertigate #1
  5. Tank
  6. Dry Run
  7. Fruit Cup
  8. Queen Of Sickness
  9. Reload
  10. Vertigate #2
  • Lori S.
  • Peter Lucas
  • Joey Osbourne

Busse Woods 
1999 Man's Ruin
  1. Electric Machine
  2. Silent Circle
  3. Drive Fast, Take Chances
  4. 39 Lashes
  5. Carve The 5
  6. Busse Woods
  • Lori S.
  • Brian Hill
  • Joey Osbourne

2005 Small Stone
  1. Wheel Nation
  2. Heavy Load
  3. Bad Vision
  4. War of the Mind
  5. Into the Ground
  6. On to Everafter
  7. Sunshine and Sorrow
  • Lori S.
  • Guy Pinhas
  • Joey Osbourne

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 

The Early Years  COMPILATION
2006 Leaf Hound
  1. Lead Paint
  2. Blasting Cap
  3. Drop
  4. The Midway
  5. Evil Satan
  6. If I Burn
  7. One Ninety-Six
  8. Vertigate #1
  9. Tank
  10. Dry Run
  11. Fruit Cup
  12. Queen Of Sickness
  13. Reload
  14. Vertigate #2

Middle Of Nowhere, Center Of Everywhere 
2015 Svart
  1. Intro
  2. Silent Pictures
  3. Coming Down from Outer Space
  4. Laser Headlights
  5. Red River
  6. Infinite Skies
  7. Center of Everywhere
  8. Outro
  • Lori S.
  • Mark Lamb
  • Joey Osbourne

Reviews:   Metal Observer  Metal Riot  Metal Storm 


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