From: CO, United States
Genre: Alternative/Alt. Rock, Power Pop, Garage Rock
Inspired by their mutual admiration for The Who, Guided By Voices, Cheap Trick, The Clash, Big Star, The Replacements, and Teenage Fanclub among others, vocalist/guitarist Jimmy Image (James Leo) and guitarist/vocalist Eric Loud (Eric Lowe) formed Hot Robots in November 2007.
A conversation over drinks about Sci-Fi cult films, THX-1138, Bladerunner, and Cherry 2000 provided the name for the band, as well as its purpose. With Pop Art in mind, their logo would feature a bar code (a likely state provid…