UK thrash legends Acid Reign are back


‘It’s not a reformation, it’s a reboot!’ Howard ‘H’ Smith

Twenty four years is a long time in anyone’s book, but that is how long it’s been since the ‘Kings Of Apple Core’ Acid Reign have been missing from the UK thrash scene.

More of a reboot than a reformation, sole original member Howard ‘H’ Smith comments;‘It’s not a reformation, it’s a reboot!’ Howard ‘H’ Smith Twenty four years is a long time in anyone’s book, but that is how long it’s been since the ‘Kings Of Apple Core’ Acid Reign have been missing from the UK thrash scene. More of a reboot than a reformation, sole original member Howard ‘H’ Smith comments; “I tried to put the old line up back together the guys were unable to do it for differing reasons. Then, in the summer of 2014, I started toying with the idea of a new line up and it came together quite quickly. We’re taking it slowly, learning the old stuff and playing with new ideas too. It’s not a reformation it’s a reboot. Even if it was the old line up it would be different, it’s been 24 years! The main thing is that the goodwill toward Acid Reign has never been stronger, everywhere I go people are saying we should come back and eventually I actually fucking listened!” A band considered ahead of their time by many, Acid Reign were one of the leading lights of the UK trash attack and spent time on the road with the likes of Exodus,Nuclear […]

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