DC Heavy Groove Rockers BORRACHO Offer Rock, New Vinyl, at Comet Ping Pong This Friday
Washington, DC – October 19, 2011 – Local DC stonerrockers, Borracho, have added multiple vinyl releases to their offerings. As of today, Borracho’s debut full-length album, Splitting Sky is available on 180g blue-splatter-on-clear vinyl produced in limited quantities by Germany’s No Balls Records. The release— dubbed an “Instant Classic” by heavyplanet.net—will be accompanied by hand screened and numbered sleeves.
Adding another number to stable, Spain’s Ghost Highway Recordings and DC’s own Fandango Records have come together to release the first single off of Splitting Sky in both English and Spanish. Concentric Circles/Círculos Concéntricos is being released today on 180g gold vinyl in both the US (more…)
By way of the band’s newsletter:
|Cover art for “Concentric Circles”|
Two new vinyl releases!
That’s right boys and girls. Borracho will bring in October with not one, but TWO new vinyl releases. First, the much anticipated release of Splitting Sky on blue-splatter wax with hand-screened sleeves of all original art from STE will hit the shores of the US next week. While a firm release date is not being promised, there may be copies on-hand for the band’s September 21 appearance with Karma to Burn at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC. Fans in Europe can order directly from No Balls Records starting around September 26, and the LP will be available directly from the band on their website. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And, as a treat to our Latin American and Spanish fans, a limited edition 7″ release of “Círculos Concéntricos” — the Spanish version of the album track Concentric Circles — is being released jointly on Fandango Records in the US and Ghost Highway Recordings in Spain, and will be available through both labels and borrachomusic.com on or around September 30. Grab a copy while you can. For you collectors, 150 copies will have sleeves in Spanish, and 150 will have sleeves in English. Grab one of each!
Ahh September… Fall’s just around the corner, the kiddies go back to school and your Borracho hits the road! We’ve got a bunch of new show dates lined up including our triumphal return to Richmond, Virgina, USA. We hope to see you out “at the club” for a groovy good rocking.
September 9, 2011
with Black Thai
& Pike Possum
September 21, 2011
with Karma to Burn
& King Giant
Borracho debut LP Splitting Sky devastates and captivates
Washington, DC, June 29, 2011 — Washington DC’s Borracho delivers a groove-laden and epic heavy rock sound that combines soaring musicality with subterranean propulsion. Yesterday the band released their debut Splitting Sky — 57 minutes of sonically devastating, dynamically captivating music. Already the album has been hailed “an instant classic” by HeavyPlanet.net, “a MUST LISTEN album” by The Soda Shop, and “a 9/10” by Doommantia.
The band draws on deep influences that span multiple decades and genres, encompassing classic rock a-la Black Sabbath and Deep Purple, stoner grooves in the vain of Clutch, Down, and Fu Manchu, and epic metal akin to Metallica, Mastodon and High on Fire. They build upon this foundation with their own brand of sonic richness, occasionally delving into sludge and doom just enough to topple the fortress. (more…)