HKBO - Not for the faint of heart

domingo, 2 de mayo de 2010

The Hong Kong Blood Opera
was formed in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora in the year 2006 as a result of former projects, such as the hardcore band "The Noise Cabaret" (2005-2006) and the experimental "... En La Orilla De La Utopía" (2003-2005), both bands integrated by most of the current members of THKBO.

The band has 2 recordings, debut EP “The Critical Paparazi” (Noiselab [MX] – September 2007) and 2 years later released their first full-lenght “Not For The Faint Of Heart” (Intolerancia [MX] / Recreation [UK] – October 2009).

The HKBO has been constantly and relentlesly touring from 2007 to 2009, performing in important venues and festivals such as the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany (September 2008) being the only mexican act on the festival next to bands like Nada Surf, Crystal Castles, Sahara Hotnights, among others; South by Southwest 2008 in Austin, Texas, performing succesfully in two international stages; were headliners in a Vice showcase at New York City (June 2008), alongside Vivian Girls and The Muslims; performed with great success at Malmö, Sweden in Debaser alongside Punch and Judy (October 2008) and in the same month did a couple of shows in London, UK, one in Camden’s Purple Turtle and also in Alan McGee’s weekly party “Death Disco” at the Nothing Hill Arts Club; The HKBO has performed as an opening act in Mexico City for the Black Lips (Vice Mexico’s release party Jul 2008), AFI (April 2007), The Hives (Dec 2008); also being a part of important festivals in Mexico like MX Beat, Motorockr (opening the main stage for Incubus and The Killers), Música para los Dioses in Teotihuacán Pyramids (March 2009); headlining with Descartes a Kant in Sinaloa’s Music Festival (Jun 2008) and Fiestas del Pitic in Hermosillo (Mayo 2008); touring with Maniquí Lazer (Mxcli) and Soft Fangs (LA) in north mexico and a showcase for Deafrow Records in Los Angeles, CA (Dec 2008); The HKBO has played several shows in various cities like Tijuana, Mexicali, Monterrey, DF, Guadalajara, Puebla, Hermosillo, Mérida, Xalapa, León, Villahermosa, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Cancún, Campeche, Querétaro, Ciudad Obregón, Guaymas, San Luis Río Colorado, Cholula, Pachuca, Zacatecas, Morelia, etc; as of October 2009 the band releases its first LP, which was recorded, mixed and produced by Roy Cañedo in Royal Studios (Guadalajara, Jalisco) and mastered by Pelle Henricsson (Refused producer) in Tonteknik Recordings (Umeä, Sweaden).

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Spartan dijo...

lo mismo que en el post anterior.. tuputi!

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