There are at least 4 bands using the name Acrid.
A Canadian hardcore band.
A Dutch technical death metal band.
A German thrash band.
An American death metal band 1) Acrid was a mid-to-late 1990s Canadian band that focused on the uglier side of hardcore. Members of the band went on to play in acts like Grade and the Swarm. 2) Acrid is also a technical death metal band from The Netherlands, founded in 1994, that is still active now. 3) A thrash band from Germany that released 2 demos (Devil's Metal in '85 and Acrid Beasts in '86) before disbanding.