The band has released albums frequently on a number of international record labels as well as the Acid Mothers Temple family record labelwhich was established in to document the activities of the whole collective. Kawabata initially formed Acid Mothers Temple originally "Acid Mother's Temple"  with the intention of creating "extreme trip music" by editing and dubbing previous recordings, being influenced by progressive rock, Karlheinz Stockhausenand krautrock.
The soul collective continued In O - The Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.* - In O To ∞ tour and record, adding to the lineup drummer Ichiraku Yoshimitsu and guitarist Higashi Hiroshi. Inthe soul collective released four In O - The Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.* - In O To ∞ and two EPs in a three-month span while touring the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland, including South by Southwest in Austin, being selected as one of the top three groups performing.
Inalong with Tsuyama Atsushi and Ichiraku Yoshimitsu, the group released their only album under this name. Soon after, inlong-time vocalist and synthesizer player Cotton Casino left the group to concentrate on her own group and family while Acid Mothers Gong continued to tour. The group again released four albums in a three-month period, while another collaboration between Acid Mothers Temple and AfrirampoAcid Mothers Afrirampo, released an album as well.
Kitagawa Hao joined The Cosmic Inferno as vocalist, though she left the soul collective after touring the United States in mid With regards to the often-confusing array of names for the different bands, Kawabata has explained:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For a list of all musicians from Acid Mothers Temple and related ensembles past and present, see List of Acid Mothers Temple band members.
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See list of members. The future may see yet other groups bearing similar names. But each and all of them will be true manifestations of Acid Mothers Temple. In a non-stop stream of thrilling noise, they segue from supercharged stomp-rock, through doomy choral chanting and frazzled go-go, to a thundering melee of atonal freakouts.
Then on to a pulsating, echo-drenched disco-rock groove, which morphs into a motorik rhythm too rapid even for the autobahnworks itself into a squalling frenzy, breaks cover as a kind of galloping, syncopated, Underworld-with- rabies affair, and flows into a long, chiming trance number climaxing in a collective instrumental howl.
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