ACID: Engine Beast LP


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Following a prolific run of releases and live appearances from 1981 through early 1984, Belgium’s female-fronted hellchild of Venom and Motorhead seemed to have gone quiet, assumed by many never to be seen again. That is, until 1985 when the engines began to rumble once more as original members Kate, Dizzy Lizzy, Anvill, T-Bone and Demon returned to deliver Engine Beast, a slightly more polished yet no less punishing slab of driving speed-metal torment.

Formed circa 1980 in the Belgian town of Brugge, ACID were among the first European bands to emerge in the wake of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal that spawned artists such as Iron Maiden, Saxon and Diamond Head. Driven by the pile-driver double-bass drums of Anvill and fronted by the charismatic, leather-loving singer/dominatrix Kate de Lombaerd, the quintet soon evolved from a gritty heavy metal band into the first ever female-fronted speed metal unit, heavily inspired by the likes of Motorhead, Tank, Venom and Raven.

• For the first time since it’s initial release in 1983, the third and final studio album from femalefronted speed metal pioneers ACID appears again on vinyl!

• Deluxe packaging includes a full color jacket and an eight-page, full-color 12” x 12” booklet jam-packed with previously unpublished photos hand-picked by the band, an interview, plus liner notes from ACID authority and Classic Rock/Metal Hammer writer Malcolm Dome.


2. Lost In Hell
3. Halloween Queen
4. Big Ben
5. Lady Death
SIDE B6. Warriors Of The Dark
7. Let Me Die
8. She Loves You
9. Engine Beast
10. Satan’s Delivery

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 * Please note, vinyl has been removed from original shrinkwrap to help protect the LP jacket during shipping.