When the Kite String Pops
When the Kite String Pops
Acid Bath
Released August 8th, 1994
Recorded Side One, Metairie, Louisiana
Genre Stoner metal, sludge metal, doom metal
Length 1:09:03
Label Rotten Records
Produced by Acid Bath, Greg Troyner, Spike Cassidy

When the Kite String Pops is the first studio album by Acid Bath, released on August 8th, 1994 through Rotten Records. The cover art ("Pogo the Clown #15" / "Skull Clown #171") was painted by infamous serial killer-cannibal-pedophile-necrophile John Wayne Gacy while he was in prison.


No. Title Length
1. "The Blue"   6:13
2. "Tranquilized"   4:13
3. "Cheap Vodka"   2:14
4. "Finger Paintings of the Insane"   6:04
5. "Jezebel"   4:53
6. "Scream of the Butterfly"   6:14
7. "Dr. Seuss Is Dead"   6:04
8. "Dope Fiend"   5:19
9. "Toubabo Koomi"   5:01
10. "God Machine"   5:00
11. "The Mortician's Flame"   4:05
12. "What Color Is Death"   3:19
13. "The Bones of Baby Dolls"   6:00
14. "Cassie Eats Cockroaches"   4:24
Total length:


Band members
  • Dax Riggs - Vocals
  • Jimmy Kyle - Drums
  • Audie Pitre - Bass, Backing vocals
  • Mike Sanchez - Guitars, Backing vocals
  • Sammy Pierre Duet - Guitars, Backing vocals
Other staff
  • Mike Wasco - Photography
  • Greg Troyner - Producer, Recording, Mixing
  • Eddie Schreyer - Mastering
  • Spike Cassidy - Producer, Recording, Mixing, Mastering
  • John Wayne Gacy - Artwork

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