Archive for the 'Filipino Bands' Category

Yael Yuzon

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Biography So many Filipino singers and bands have come and gone. But there is one singer that clearly remains standing on top of the rest. Well, it is none other than the lead rock vocalist of Spongecola, Yael Yuzon. His full name is Ysmael Yrastorza Yuzon and was born on November in the year 1985. [...]

Callalily

Monday, September 10th, 2007

The name denotes a very delicate flower, but Callalily is far from that. In fact, the name doesn’t come from anything floral. It is derived from a local bread that the lead vocalist learned to love just as the group is starting Callalily is one of the fastest-rising pop rock band in Philippine music industry. [...]

Bamboo Band

Monday, April 16th, 2007

To examine Bamboo’s story so far is to take a microscopic view of the local music scene. It all starts with a dream. Taking inspiration from all the demigods that sang to them from their crabby speakers, spewing wisdom and good vibes out of worn out cassettes long before an apple gave birth to a [...]

MYMP Make Your Mama Proud

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

MYMP is an acoustic band from the Philippines that the young and the romantics at heart admire for their soulful originals and remakes. MYMP has gone from a four-piece band to an acoustic duo over the years, but that hasn’t stopped them from attracting crowds at their appearances, producing hit singles, and bagging awards for [...]

Cueshe

Monday, December 18th, 2006

Biography  Cueshe is not just the story of a band, it is also the story of how five talented, young firebrands defied the odds and became the most successful band in the country. The five boys have now grown up to be men. Drummer/band leader Mike Manaloto, vocalist Jay Justiniani, bassist Fritz Labrado, guitarist Ruben [...]

Kamikazee Band

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Biography Kamikazee is the name of a popular rock band from the Philippines. The band is Allan "Bords" Burdeos (drums), Jay Contreras (Lead Vocalist), Jomal Linao (Guitars/Back-up Vocals), Led Zeppelin Tuyay (Guitars), and Jason "Puto" Astete (Bass Guitar). The band’s name speaks volumes of the band’s philosophy – pure passion and fearless music! The music [...]

Hale Band

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Hale now hits off melodiously well with a hopelessly romantic Filipino audience. Their impact is felt everywhere you hear their song “Broken Sonnet” and “The Day You Said Goodnight”– the songs that have sent young hearts pumping into overdrive. July 2004, when this four-piece rock alternative outfit collected themselves at the core of one goal [...]

Parokya Ni Edgar

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

In 1993, a Philippine rock band started by six young and talented individuals was born. This rock band is famous today and known as Parokya Ni Edgar meaning "Parish of Edgar". In 1996, they released their debut album, Khangkhungkherrnitz through a local record company known as Universal Records. The boys behind the band have known [...]

Rivermaya

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Biography  A Filipino Alternative Rock group, Rivermaya comes across as band influenced by the new wave of the 80’s and has been channelized by the abundance of energy that flows with the lyrics. Rivermaya was born in 1993 and has been swinging between the two extremes of credibility and mass appeal. Formed by the band [...]