"Acid Bath" is a Sludge Metal/Doom Metal band from Louisiana, USA. They formed in 1991. Soon after their first demo was released, Acid Bath were signed . "When the Kite String Pops" was released in 1994 followed by "Paegan Terrorism Tactics" in 1996. Acid Bath toured with such bands as Brutal Truth, Pungent Stench, and labelmates DRI.
After two well received albums, Acid Bath's career came to an abrupt and tragic close in 1997 when bass guitarist Audie Pitre and his parents were killed in a drunk driving accident (the other driver was at fault). This effectively brought Acid Bath to an end, with the other members finding themselves unable to carry on in the same spirit. While rumors of another album circulated after the band's end, nothing new surfaced.
Dax Riggs and Mike Sanchez, however, did go on to perform in Agents of Oblivion releasing one self-titled album until that also ended. Dax formed and is currently in Deadboy & the Elephantmen. Sammy Duet was once a member of Crowbar, but has since, left the band. He is now a member of black metal bands Goatwhore and Ritual Killer and his doom metal band with Kelly Pitre (the brother of Audie) Vual. Audie formed a uni...