Bamboo reportedly disbands, vocalist Ebe Dancel to leave Sugarfree next month

Bamboo’s "Masaya"


The alternative rock band Bamboo has allegedly disbanded, Wave 89.1 DJ KC Montero Tweeted on January 9. He said it was DJ Kat Alano who broke the news on Wave’s The KC Show.

Montero clarified that all the members of the band "have decided to move on," and that he does not know why they called it quits. The group has not released an official statement on the issue, according to


Sugarfree’s "’Wag Ka Nang Umiyak"


Meanwhile, another local band Sugarfree announced on Friday that their lead vocalist Ebe Dancel will leave the group next month. Manila Bulletin reported the next day that Dancel signed a recording, publishing, and management deal with Warner Music Philippines. Recording for his solo album will start in October.

Sugarfree said in a statement, "Thank you for supporting Sugarfree for the past 11 years... We would like to express our support in Ebe’s pursuits. Please attend our series of send-off gigs for Ebe. Sugarfree will still continue its own musical journey."

After Dancel announced the news on Twitter, he Tweeted last week, "Crying inside a coffee shop while reading Tweets for the first time. I’m overwhelmed. Di ko alam na ganito nyo ako kamahal. Salamat po (I didn’t know you guys loved me this much. Thank you)."

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