Thermal And A Quarter
Based in Bengaluru, this three-piece rock band consists of members Bruce Lee Mani (Guitar and Vocals), Rajeev Rajagopal (Drums) and Leslie Charles (Bass). The band formed in 1996 describes its music as Bangalore Rock and deliver upbeat, mellow tunes with traces of funk. The band has released five albums- Thermalandaquarter.com (2000), Jupiter Café (2002), Plan B (2005), This Is It (2008), 3 Wheels 9 Lives (2012). Multiple Grammy award-winning producer/engineer Jeff Peters mixed their album This Is It. Aside from touring India, the band has toured internationally and has supported rock bands such as Deep Purple and British progressive rock band Jethro Tull during their India gigs. They also opened for rock legends Guns N Roses’ in Bengaluru in 2012. Frontman Bruce Lee Mani won Guitarist of the Year at Jack Daniels Awards 2009 and 2012. The band has performed in a number of venues, which include Asia’s largest jazz festival, Java Jazz (2009) and toured London and Glasgow (2006 and 2013).
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