Escombros where active in the underground scene in Chile together with [a=Los Jaivas], [a=Blops], [a=Aguaturbia] and [a=Kissing Spell]. Escombros recorded in 1970 for the Arena label. Only one single and one LP were released. Their influences were [a=Jimi Hendrix], [a=Cream], [a=Pink Floyd] and [a=Grand Funk Railroad], [a=Jethro Tull], [a=Joe Cocker], [a=Ten Years After] and [a=Led Zeppelin], among others. After their self-titled album, Walter left Chile so the band split up.