Bamboo Mañalac

Bamboo Mañalac

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Bamboo Mañalac
Birth_name = Francisco Gaudencio Lupe Belardo Mañalac

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Instrument = Vocals
Genre = Rock
Occupation = Vocalist, musician
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Associated_acts = Bamboo, Rivermaya
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Francisco Gaudencio Lupe Belardo Mañalac [ [ Philippine Star - Articles ] ] , popularly known as Bamboo, is the former vocalist of the Filipino rock band Rivermaya. After Rivermaya embarked on a US tour, it was at that time that Mañalac decided to stay in Los Angeles, USA together with his family. After 5 years staying in the US, he returned to the Philippines and eventually went on to form his own band, Bamboo along with another former Rivermaya bandmate, Nathan Azarcon, (bass), and teamed up with Ira Cruz (guitars) and Vic Mercado (drums) from the band Passage.

The band was awarded band of the year in the 2004 MTV Pilipinas and 2004 NU Rock Awards. Mañalac was also awarded Vocalist of the Year in the 2004 NU Rock Awards. He also won an award in the 2004 MTV Style Awards in the Rock Style category.


With Rivermaya

" Rivermaya"- 1994
"Trip"- 1996
"Atomic Bomb"- 1997
"Rivermaya Remixed"- 1998

With Bamboo

"As The Music Plays"- 2004
"Light Peace Love"- 2005
"We Stand Alone Together"- 2007
"Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday"- 2008


External links

* [ The Official Site of Bamboo]

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