Acid Mothers Temple Long Sleeves

    Acid Mothers Temple

    Years Active
    1995 – present (27 years)

    Founded In
    Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

    Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (and subsequent offshoots) is a Japanese psychedelic band founded in 1996 by members of the Acid Mothers Temple soul-collective. The band is led by guitarist Kawabata Makoto and early in their career featured many musicians but by 2004 the line-up had coalesced with four core members and frequent vocal guests.

    The band have a reputation for phenomenal live shows and releasing frequent albums on a number of international record labels, including the Acid Mothers Temple family record label which was established in 1998 to document the activities of the whole collective.