NewsOctober 6, 2021 10:47 AM ET5,264 views

Botch sign with Sargent House

Almost two decades since disbanding, influential metal/hardcore unit Botch have signed a deal with Los Angeles record label and management company Sargent House for the administration of their catalog and curation of their legacy, in addition to whatever Botch-related offerings come down the proverbial pike.

Sargent House comments: "Honored and giddy to announce it was Botch that we signed! We are officially doing things together now. Full digital catalogue is back in the world and coming soon merch and vinyl reissue news."

As for a reunion, Botch bassist Brian Cook has already poured cold water on the notion, stating earlier today, "You might have seen the news that Sargent House is bringing the Botch catalog back. We're very stoked. But to dispel any confusion, we are not reuniting."

Meanwhile, a statement attributed to Botch reads as follows: "We're continuously humbled by the ongoing interest in our band despite the fact that we've been broken up for nearly two decades. With the folding of Hydra Head Records in 2020, we were presented with the dilemma of figuring out how to keep the catalog available to both newly initiated and longtime fans. We were lucky to have the support of Sargent House, who are helping keep Botch's legacy alive by administering the digital catalog, curating the band's archive of photos and paraphernalia, and getting our records in the ridiculously long queues of vinyl pressing plants. We're happy to be part of the Sargent House family, excited to have our music back up online, and looking forward to exciting things in 2022."


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anonymous 10/6/2021 8:25:26 AM

Hopefully they don't "BOTCH" their release

anonymous 10/6/2021 8:41:31 AM

^stfu

anonymous 10/6/2021 9:21:04 AM

\/\/3 @R3 T43 R0M@N5

anonymous 10/6/2021 10:00:15 AM

I've never heard of them so they must suck

anonymous 10/6/2021 10:23:44 AM

Chubby 40 yo scenesters are stoked.

anonymous 10/6/2021 10:29:15 AM

^^^ 38 jack ass.

anonymous 10/6/2021 10:30:07 AM

play Furnace Fest next year and get it over with

anonymous 10/6/2021 10:37:40 AM

Botch sign with sage house

evil_hero 10/6/2021 11:02:59 AM

6 chevys in our front yard a thousand empty coors is all it takes to make me different

evil_hero 10/6/2021 11:03:15 AM

won't catch me saying a negative thing about botch. shits dope

anonymous 10/6/2021 12:07:27 PM

This is so dumb. They "signed" them????

anonymous 10/6/2021 12:14:57 PM

^^^ Right, try "we're releasing their back catalog."

anonymous 10/6/2021 1:23:25 PM

Anyone know when Crotch is coming back?

anonymous 10/6/2021 3:23:33 PM

down for some botch, starkweather, integrity, drowningman, deadguy, ptw, hopesfall, even prayer for cleansing but cancel coverage. trash

anonymous 10/6/2021 3:55:11 PM

They should have done Furnace Fest. It's not like they have been doing anything else for the last two years and all their personal expenses have been footed by the federal government.

anonymous 10/6/2021 6:05:24 PM

BREAKING NEWS: Jack from Converse took a picture of each record cover, he will add glitter to it and sell it as his own original work.

anonymous 10/6/2021 6:49:39 PM

^^^ BREAKING NEWS: You're a moron who misspelled the names of the man and his band you're trying to cleverly mock but failing miserably. Jacob...Converge...idiot.

anonymous 10/6/2021 7:05:37 PM

^ My guy, you are the idiot here. First time on LG?

anonymous 10/6/2021 7:20:49 PM

^ My guy, you are the idiot who spelled Jacob "Jack" & Converge "Converse." You can't even spell who you're making fun of correctly, dumbass.

anonymous 10/7/2021 12:40:26 AM

^hi, Jacob Bannon here. Thank you for sticking up for me during this trying time. It's fans like you that make it all worth it. Wanna hang out?

anonymous 10/7/2021 7:09:01 AM

jacob brandon here. the image came from my spank bank i swear

anonymous 10/7/2021 9:33:45 AM

Hey 'hi Jacob Bannon here" You're still a f ucking idiot who misspelled a guy's name & his band's name, but you do you.

anonymous 10/7/2021 11:44:23 AM

^last 5 comments are the same guy

anonymous 10/7/2021 5:49:13 PM

that dude is mad. lol.

anonymous 10/7/2021 6:34:09 PM

I'll (pun intended) spell it out for you: the misspelling is the joke here. Welcome to LG.

anonymous 10/7/2021 6:57:22 PM

^^^ An unfunny joke. Idiot.

anonymous 10/7/2021 9:25:33 PM

Botch is still one of the best bands ever. We Are the Romans is a masterpiece.




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