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Tío Rico was formed in 2014.
Scott (bass / vocals) met Ed (guitar / lead vocals) when Ed was putting on gigs in Manchester in 2009 and they where both playing in bands, Matt joined Tio Rico on drums in November 2015. Initially gravitating towards a sound that comprised of slow ska punk they recorded a self titled 5 track Demo.
In September 2016 they went to Pressure Drop Studios in Stockport and recorded their single "Mr Big Shot" with Will Farley, their last EP "Business and Pleasure" was again recorded with Will Farley and released in July 2017, is shows the bands progression away from ska to a heavier punky grungy sound.

In July 2018 Tio Rico started working on a new album "Suck it" with Ant Booth at Kesbri Studios in Bolton which will be released later in the year, they released the first single from it titled "Newspeak" in September, September also saw Ash Partridge join the band on drums.

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Tío Rico -
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Tío Rico -
Business and Pleasure
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Tío Rico -
Mr Big Shot
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