I found our drummer joey osbourne at a party and acid king was born. Acid king is an american stoner metal band from san francisco california.
I put an ad in the local paper which is how i found our 1st bass player peter lucas.
Lori s acid king. The band s name was inspired by the crimes of ricky kasso who murdered his friend gary lauwers in northport new york on june 19 1984. She was once married to dale crover of the melvins and is originally from the suburbs of chicago il. Laurie crover vocalist and founder of acid king playing music in the genre of stoner rock and doom metal she founded the band in 1993 in san francisco california usa with drummer joey osbourne and bassist peter lucas.
Since that time lori has been the lyricist vocalist and electric guitarist on all of acid king s recordings. Guy pinhas bass 1999 2005 appears on free and iii more. Lori steinberg grew up in the northwest suburbs of chicago illinois acid king s seminal album busse woods is named after a nearby forest preserve.
It was formed in 1993 by frontwoman lori s drummer joey osbourne and bassist peter lucas. Before that she participated in the bhang revival and gross national product since then laurie has been the author of poems vocalist and electric guitarist on. Kasso was nicknamed acid king by his peers due to his chronic hallucinogenic drug use.
Their name is derived from the book say you love satan about satanic murderer ricky kasso nicknamed acid king. Stoner metal pioneers acid king emerged when the subgenre didn t really exist yet. Bathed in distortion and baptized in a plume of smoke the bay area trio lori s.
Talks about making the band s first album in 10 years middle of nowhere center of everywhere and touring the us. Her first involvement in music was in the local punk scene. Lori acid king started in the early 90 s i had moved here from chicago andwas looking into forming a new band.
Stoner rock doom metal band from san francisco ca formed in 1993 by lori s joey osbourne and peter lucas. She formed the band in san francisco during 1993 along with drummer joey osbourne and bassist peter lucas. Acid king have since recorded four studio albums and two eps with a series of bassists.
There were doom bands and there was a few bands playing what would later be dubbed stoner rock and stoner metal but the style had not yet been hugely popularised kyuss and monster magnet s big breaks were yet to happen. Vocals guitars joey osborne drums and mark lamb bass re emerged with their first offering in a decade middle of nowhere center of everywhere. Born lori steinberg is the frontwoman of the stoner metal band acid king.
Vocalist guitarist for the san francisco ca based stoner rock band acid king. Lori hard to say these days. Acid king guitarist vocalist lori s.
For as loud as their riffs and roars are acid king s legacy is as unassuming as it is enduring casting a quiet shadow over the underground for over two decades. Mm who are your influences.