EXIT 380 formed in Denton, TX in Spring 1999. This traveling rock band has polished it's live act on the road through continuous touring & gigging.
EXIT 380 have produced four full length albums, two EP's & one compilation "best of" disc through E3 Records. "The Quenching Burn" (2000), "Breakdown" EP (2003), "Short Story" (2003), "Old Songs. New Tape." (compilation - 2005), "Last Monday" (2006), "The Life & Death" EP (2008), "The Life & Death Of Mr. & Mrs. Alexander Stone" (2008) *Rockyard Records*.
EXIT 380's style comes from a varied combination of rock, alternative, & blues. What sets this band apart is their dedication to their grassroots fan base, eclectic writing styles, & energetic live shows.
Blocker: VOX - Blocker is the creator & frontman for Exit 380. Since graduating from The University Of North Texas in Denton circa 2002 he has dedicated his life to making music. He is the principle songwriter for Exit 380, and also creates videos, cd artwork, flyers, websites and other conceptual media.
Jimi Bordo: LEAD GUITAR - Bordo is the 3rd founding member for Exit 380, starting with the band in late-2000. He is the guitarist for Exit 380, as well as, a songwriter, and backup singer. He has played guitar since the age of 8; learning mainly from his father, and picking up classic Marty Robbins and Beatles tunes by ear. Jimi began his musical path in high school, and found Exit 380 to be his home while attending the University of North Texas in Denton. A few of Bordo's influences are Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughn, John Frusciante, and all of The Beatles.
The Hutch: BASS - The Hutch is the 6-string bassist, multi-instrumentalist, & songwriter for Exit 380. His father is the main contributor to his musical depth; begining to learn at his father's side at the age of 6. He has been in numerous bands, and was picked up by E380 in 2002. Some of The Hutch's influences are Bucket Head, Ken Smith, and Freddy Kruger.
Bobby Shoes: DRUMS - Shoes is the drummer & resident max relaxer of the band. He is so relaxed that he becomes accutely anxious upon concieving being in an unrelaxed state.
Jeremy Hutch: GUITARS - Jeremy is the newest member of Exit380; joining the band in September 2008. He is the younger brother of long time bassist The Hutch, and like his brother, he is a multi-instrumentalist; adding extra guitars for Exit 380.