Eldorado is a hard rock band create in Madrid (Spain) at the beginning of 2007.
Their first album, “En Busca de Eldorado”, released in May 2008, was produced and recorded in August and September 2007 by Richard Chycki -Aerosmith, Mick Jagger, Rush etc- and mastered by Mika Jussila in Finvox Studios. The album’s reviews were excellent.
During the following year the band presented extensively the album along Spain and started the composition of the second album. They decided to create both an English and a Spanish version out of it.
This second album that they are now presenting was also recorded with Richard Chycki producer, but this time in his studio in Toronto (Canada) in June 2009 and mastered by Andy VanDette in Masterdisk, New York. After listening the band sound in this second album, Richard coined an expression that defined it: "New Vintage Rock". It is now the sound motto of the band.
Very quickly, the rock media provided a great feedback of the album:
Sea Of Tranquility: "Every year there are a few releases that come out of left field and make a mark that is destined to last in your musical memory for quite some time and with Golden, Eldorado have done just that."
Sleaze Roxx: "...Trujillo has a killer rock voice that perfectly fits into Eldorado's roots metal. Golden captures the raw sound and energy of 70s metal legends like Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Rainbow, yet delivers the sound with a crystal clear production."
Dangerdog: "..I thought that this band could easily, and single-handedly, resurrect and restore fundamental hard rock for a new international generation. .. Eldorado, their self-titled second release is equally stunning....Eldorado has done it again on their self-title sophomore release. Very recommended!"
Melodic.net: "...We're talking non compromising straight ahead rocknroll in the same vein as Audioslave, The Trews and The Answer. The new album sounds fresh and kicking, I especially like the awesome "Atlantico" that stands out as the best song of this 9 track album."
Wildy's Word: "...This is a band ready to break and break big; all it takes is the right marriage of opportunity and luck. Everything else is in place here. Vocalist Jesus Trujillo is an ideal front man, and Eldorado is as tight as a band can be."
Mtuk Metal Zine: "This truly is an album for the fan of vintage rock, the influences of the past being imbued with an energy of the present. From the first track to the last, class just oozes from every song."
MetalZone: "Surely “Golden” can be considered as better album than “Cosmic Egg” of the multi-promoted Wolfmother and surely Eldorado seem to be the next best thing in Hard Rock since The Answer. Their second album has raised the bar high, both for them and for any band that’ll try to make something better."
RockUnited: "...the album sounds as good as you'd imagine it would. Groovy, riff-driven songs with influences from the Classic Rock heroes such as Zeppelin, Bad Co and the likes is what you'll get, and the star of the show is the vocalist Jesus Trujillo. He has a great voice for this kind of material, reminding me of both Sammy Hagar and Tesla's Jeff Keith..."
Muzikreviews: "...Eldorado rocks in a 70’s/80’s way. Most of the comparisons are to bands like Deep Purple, Whitesnake, and the more current Wolfmother.... plenty of grand guitar solos and heavy head banging rhythms. Of course you get your “monster ballad” here and there and some more mellow rockers just to mix things up, but Golden rocks from the press of play starting with “The House of the 7 Smokestacks”
Also, BAD REPUTATION, an European label known by the quality of its bands, got interested in the band and signed a deal with Eldorado for Europe at the end of November.
At the beginning of December 2009, Eldorado was nominated one of the fifth finalists in the Hard Rock/Metal Album (Golden) and Song (The House Of 7 Smokestacks) Categories in the 9th annual IMA (Independent Music Awards), the most prestigious independent music awards program in USA.