Related Information for Barbie's Cradle Barbie's Cradle was a popular Filipino band, formed by Barbie Almalbis (guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter) and Franklin Benitez (drummer) from their previous band Hungry Young Poets. Rommel dela Cruz joined the group as bassist, and by 1999, drummer Wendell Garcia replaced Franklin.In 2005, the group disbanded and Almalbis went on to pursue a solo career, while Rommel dela Cruz soon became the bassist of Freestyle (the original bassist migrated to Australia).Hungry Young Poets (aka HYP) w.. read more