THE BAND

A TASTE OF COLOMBO
Foremerly known as The Red King, The Black Brigade was born as a result of bunch of genius musicians coming together with one vision. That is to create an authentic, one of a kind sound that hasn’t been heard before by the local audience, which is far from the typical band trend in Sri Lanka and to deliver a remarkable performance at every gig.

The Black Brigade is known as a newly formed local performing band specialized in delivering the best energetic music experience for Dinner Dances, Weddings, Product Launches, Corporate Events, Cocktails, Night Clubs, Pubs and Music Lounges. The Band has been paying enormous effort in promoting and Perfecting the art of live music and creating a lasting impression in playing perfect and amazingly detailed music above everything. The Strength and the uniqueness of the band lays in their carefully selected song repertoire. Also, with the continuous love and supports gained from the audiences.

The Black Brigade strains to perform different varieties of music Genres from; Pop/Jazz/Rock n’Roll /Rock /Blues/Retro/Old & Classic/Country/Reggae/RnB/Latin/Techno & Modern/Dance & House/Set Of Soulful Easy Listening Music & Many Other, (Including Sinhalese Classics and Baila ), Creating and providing each one of you a unique way to relax through the tough time.

The Black Brigade Comprises of 7; they all are highly skilled and gifted musicians with performing experience of 10 to 19 years in the Music industry.

As a performing Band, The Black Brigade is fortunate enough to meet from everywhere some talented and highly educated musicians who share the same mind and idea, creating opportunities to introduce the beauty of music through the performances. Having this vantage and uniqueness, The Black Brigade is always eager to provide a large diversification of music entertainment to the Audience.

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ARTISTS

THE MEMBERS

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Malintha Peiris

Band Leader | Guitarist | Backing Vocalist
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Hailing in the music industry for 9 years to date, Malintha is the Skipper and lead guitarist of the band “The Black Brigade” he plays other instruments such as, bass and acoustic guitar and... CLICK FOR MORE


Hailing in the music industry for 9 years to date, Malintha is the Skipper and lead guitarist of the band “The Black Brigade” he plays other instruments such as, bass and acoustic guitar and drums. He is passionate about sports and training his vocal abilities and most keen on rock, pop, jazz, country and classical music genres while striving to be a well known guitarist amongst his colleagues and folks in Sri Lanka

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Heshan Manatunga

Vocal & Guitar
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Managing our team is no easy task while contributing his raspy vocals and guitar talents to the band. He is in the industry for 9 years to date and is a well known personality in... CLICK FOR MORE


Managing our team is no easy task while contributing his raspy vocals and guitar talents to the band. He is in the industry for 9 years to date and is a well known personality in the public eye., Introducing Hesh aka Mana who is a star script writer and social activists fluent in playing instruments such as Harmonica, Keyboards/Synch, and percussions, he endorses genres such as Blues, Rock, Country Music and Ballads and enjoys playing video games and watch movies during his spare time.

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Nicola Edirisinghe

Vocalist
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Nicola aka NiQi is the female voice of the band and journeys through 20+ years in the music industry known by her colleagues and peers. She likes... CLICK FOR MORE


Nicola aka NiQi is the female voice of the band and journeys through 20+ years in the music industry known by her colleagues and peers. She likes artists such as Bonny Tyler and Sade, Heart and shaggy making her taste in genres a mix of everything raging from jazz, classics to dancehall music.

She enjoys soaps and movies and trying out various forms of traits from cooking to writing and composing song lyrics as leisure and passionate interests.

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Ramith Tharindu

Kayboard & Chorus-Singer
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Ramith is a very talented young man who plays the Keyboards, guitar and drums along with a few Indian instruments and is in the industry for the... CLICK FOR MORE


Ramith is a very talented young man who plays the Keyboards, guitar and drums along with a few Indian instruments and is in the industry for the past 2+ years at present. He also contributes with vocals to the band and is skilled in audio engineering, graphic designing, video production and works as a gifted music composer. He likes pop, jazz, blues, country alternative bilingual commercial to name a few genres. He aspires to be a postgraduate in future and his hobbies include watching movies and work with science and nature as added interests during his spare time.

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Buddhika Pathirana

Bass & Chorus - Singer
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The bone of the band “Buddhi” is our most talented Bassist who in exceptionally fluent in playing other instruments such as, Piano, Guitar and Drums. With 10 years... CLICK FOR MORE


The bone of the band “Buddhi” is our most talented Bassist who in exceptionally fluent in playing other instruments such as, Piano, Guitar and Drums.  With 10 years of experience in the scene our team considers him a great asset to the band. He likes the blues, pop, rock and classical genres and his other most likeable interests include grand piano and key board tuning.

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Dilshan Maheshwara

Drummer
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The “kiddo” of the band or the “little drummer boy” is none other than Dilshan aka Dil started his journey at a very young age and is servicing the music... CLICK FOR MORE


The “kiddo” of the band or the “little drummer boy” is none other than Dilshan aka Dil started his journey at a very young age and is servicing the music industry with the sound of his drum for 9 years at present. His interests include sports and gymming and he likes punk rock and listening to music whenever time permits him from drumming.

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Sidath Nanayakkara

Vocalist
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Sidath or famously known as “SID” is our star performer and Entertainer cum Vocalist who have been servicing the music industry for 19 plus years. he plays... CLICK FOR MORE


Sidath or famously known as “SID” is our star performer and Entertainer cum Vocalist who have been servicing the music industry for 19 plus years. he plays the Keyboards and guitar and also contributes in vocal training to fresher’s in the scene. His most strong instrument is his vocals and performance and is never a dull moment with him on stage. Some of his favorite genres include, Rock, pop, classics and ballads.

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