The Bankrobber are an Italian Rock band formed in Riva del Garda in 2008. The band currently consists of brothers The Bankrobber are an Italian Rock band formed in Riva del Garda in 2008. The band currently consists of brothers Giacomo Oberti (lead vocals, guitar) and Maddalena Oberti (keyboards, vocals) Andrea Villani (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Neri Bandinelli (drums). For those curious to know, the band’s name is a respectful appropriation of The Clash song and their music is primarily influenced by the British new wave and post-punk revival of the new millennium.
TBR started gaining momentum after winning Rock Targato Italia (Italian Branded Rock) in 2009 and consistent touring of the peninsula.
Between 2013 and 2017 They played in the most important clubs and festivals all over the country sharing the stage with many artists like Dropkick Murphis, Graham Candy, A Toys Orchestra, Appino, Il Pan del Diavolo, Nobraino, Enrico Ruggeri, Andy Fluon, J-Ax, Baby K, Mario Venuti, Jack Jaselli, Giorgio Poi and Platonik Dive.
Artist of the week for Mtv New Generation on late September 2017.
Akademia Music Award Artist of the Year 2017 and Best Alternative Rock Song for "Closer"