Mike Hanopol is a Filipino rock music icon and legend, revolutionary singer, veteran musician, guitarist, pop artist, folk rock star, and recording artist. He was a former bass guitarist for the Juan Dela Cruz Band. He is a pioneer of rock music in the Philippines during the 1970s, along with Pepe Smith and Wally Gonzales. In his career as a musician, Hanopol produced twenty albums, three of which became Gold prize awardees while another three received the Aliw Awards. Hanopol’s trademark is the beret, leather clothing, and his Steinberger guitar. Hanopol was the mentor and songwriter for the famous Filipino rock band known as HAGIBIS.