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Bad Acid Trip is an American metal band, currently signed to System of a Down lead singer Serj Tankian‘s record label, Serjical Strike Records. Their 2004 album, Lynch the Weirdo, was produced by Daron Malakian, another System of a Down member. In 2006 they performed on the second stage at the Ozzfestsummer tour. The band has three full-length releases (For the Weird by the WeirdLynch The Weirdo, and Humanly Possible) and multiple EPs. According to the band’s official website, they just released their newest album, titled Humanly Possible on May 3, 2011. The EP Symbiotic Slavery was released on August 18, 2009 in order to fill the large gap between Lynch The Weirdo and Humanly Possible.[2] The band is recognizable as being one of the more coherentgrindcore acts.

Bad Acid Trip was formed in North Hollywood, California in 1989 during the beginnings of the West Coast power violence scene. The current members of Bad Acid Trip are Dirk Rogers, Keith Aazami, Carlos Neri and Caleb Schneider. Original members Dirk Rogers and Keith Aazami have collaborated for more than 10 years. Bad Acid Trip has toured in support of various bands including System of a Down, the Mars Volta, Mindless Self Indulgence, the Dillinger Escape Plan, Dog Fashion Disco, Tub Ring, Motograter, Watch Them Die, and Gwar. Other bands they have shared the stage with include Slayer, Arch Enemy, Cypress Hill, Hatebreed, Brujeria, Body Count, Buckethead, Tom Morello, Circle One, and Napalm Death.[3]

MTV 2’s Headbangers Ball television show has broadcast the music video “Beef Moo”, a song featured on the album Lynch the Weirdo.[4]



[edit]7 inch EPS

[edit]Tape demos

  • 1989-1992: 12 Pack and a Dime Demo
  • 1993: 4-Ken Demo
  • 1994: Live at the Hong Kong
  • 1995: Bad Acid Trip Demo
  • 1997: Live love songs for repressed apes

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