The "New Band To Burn One To" today is Borracho.
Borracho starts with the key ingredient of classic rock and roll, mixes in an epic metal sensibility, pumps the toxicity level up a notch with a hefty dose of stoner grooves, and rounds out its smooth but potent flavor with a dash of doom. Members of Assrockers and Adam West contribute to the band, but in different capacities than in their other bands. Formed as another outlet for their musical creativity, the members of Borracho — Noah, Steve, Tim, and Mario -– tossed around the idea of starting a much heavier band, and that each of them would fill a role they don’t play in their other bands. So you find Assrockers/Adam West lead guitarist Mario behind the drum kit, Assrockers drummer Noah center stage singing and playing rhythm guitar, Adam West bassist Steve moving over to play lead guitar, and Assrockers rhythm guitarist Tim holding down the low end on bass.
After a quiet 2010 demoing material for a full-length release, Borracho will hit the studio in early 2011 to record their much anticipated debut and plans to take their live show on the road for more dates early in the year. The band debuted their first recorded song on a 7” split single with Adam West in summer 2008. This limited edition release of “Rectify” on No Balls Records (Germany) proved Borracho to be a formidable force, and gave fans a taste of what is still to come. Rough demos of “Concentric Circles” and “Never Get it Right” are available on the band's Facebook and MySpace pages.
What you get with Washington, DC area band Borracho is a killer hybrid of classic hard rock, stoner rock grooves mixed with a touch of doom. Think Aerosmith in a fist fight with Solarized in a back alley. This band knows how to rock! Check them out live if you are in the DC area.