The Original Southern California Sludge Rock- SoCal Sludge
"A big wet smack on the ass that leaves begging for more...delivering catchy hooks laced with a pulsating wall of thunder". -Colin Ayling -Skinnie Magazine. TJBF has toured the states and opened for such acts as Smile Empty Soul, The Cramps, OneSizeZero, Ratt. No animals were harmed in the making of this band!
4//8/2014 Tijuana Bullfight kicked off "Year of the Bullfight Tour 2014"
Tijuana Bullfight- The original Southern California Sludge-SoCal Sludge--- is a big, haunting quartet with members emerging from the OC punk, LA underground scene..and, have nothing to do with any bullfight and or harming of any animal. The band hails from Southern California, after two, now expired, record deals, the band has established TJBF Global LLC. too facilitate all aspects of music, clothing and branding of TJBF &TIJUANA BULLFIGHT.
TJBF's self titled debut, two US tours and Radio success of "Terrified Teenagers" and BLEED has enabled them snag invitations to perform and support some heavy heights in the Rock and Punk world.
On the debut record legendary mixer Jack Endino (Nirvana), Ralph Patlan (Megadeth) worked feverishly to capture the core of the big TJBF SLUDGE sound. Feature Film and TV placements struck notice with MTV's reality series "Real World" and "Road Rules" who consistently licensed from the band.
TJBF has recently been splitting time writing in Scott Weilands (Stone Temple Pilots) Lavish Studios and the legendary Entourage studio in North Hollywood, CA, which acts as home base for the band recordings. The bands Southern California popularity and fan base, garnered industry attention, which led them to work with top producers on their long awaited sophomore release entitled "SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA". TJBF enlisted the talents of producer/engineer Douglas Grean (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver) and engineer Ashburn Miller (Deadsy, Orgy) along with friend and mentor Grammy award winning producer the late-Mike Shipley (Sex Pistols, Def Leppard, Papa Roach). Rae Dileo (Filter) finished the final mix. "Writing, recording and working at two different studios with different producers and engineers allowed the band to create something fresh and eclectic yet staying true to they're punk, sludge roots". With creative line up in tack, originality brought on by inspiring musical idols and icons, the product is uniquely their own, TJBF anticipate that their new album will as Skinnie magazine quotes"slap you on the ass, then have you begging for more"!
The new release "Southern California"out 6/3/2014. The "Year of the Bullfight Tour starts 4/8/2014.
You can also catch up on all news, tours, releases etc on TJBFs website. TJBF has been invited and performed at:
SXSW -NXNW -Midpoint Music fest -Motor CIty Music Fest- Sunset Strip Music festival.