Acetone (band)

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Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 1992 (1992)–2001 (2001)
Past members
  • Mark Lightcap
  • Richie Lee
  • Steve Hadley

Acetone was an American alternative rock band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles, California, from the three core members of the group Spinout, formed in 1987. The group consisted of Mark Lightcap on guitar, Richie Lee on bass and Steve Hadley on drums. The group disbanded after bassist Richie Lee committed suicide on July 23, 2001.

The group's influences included the Beach Boys, Gram Parsons and the Velvet Underground. Establishing themselves as an alternative rock group, they had also incorporated genres ranging from neo-psychedelia to roots rock and country into their music.[1]


  • Acetone (EP) (1993) (Vernon Yard Records)
  • Cindy (1993) (Vernon Yard Records)
  • I Guess I Would (1995) (Virgin Records)
  • If You Only Knew (1996) (Vernon Yard)
  • Acetone (1997) (Vapor Records)
  • York Blvd. (2000) (Vapor Records)

Band members[edit]

  • Mark Lightcap - guitar
  • Richie Lee - bass guitar
  • Steve Hadley - drums


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