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  • 25 Jan 2020
    By: John Francis Sevilla   On Friday, Fliptop rapper, Marlon Peroramas a.k.a. "Loonie" and two other companions including his sister, Idyll Liza Peroramas, and cohort David Rizon has been released from Makati City Jail after posting bail for two million pesos.     For granting the rapper bail, the Makati City Regional trial court branch 150 stated three grounds. First, the court found out that "Full of inconsistencies and contradictions" on the arresting officer's testimony. Second, there are lack of media representative and absence of the elected officials during a buy-bust operation. Last, the court also said that the arresting officers lack of credibility.     Last September 18, 2019, Loonie and 4 others were nabbed in a buy-bust operation at a hotel in Poblacion, Makati. Police confiscated high-grade marijuana worth of 100,000 pesos.
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  • By: John Francis Sevilla   On Friday, Fliptop rapper, Marlon Peroramas a.k.a. "Loonie" and two other companions including his sister, Idyll Liza Peroramas, and cohort David Rizon has been released from Makati City Jail after posting bail for two million pesos.     For granting the rapper bail, the Makati City Regional trial court branch 150 stated three grounds. First, the court found out that "Full of inconsistencies and contradictions" on the arresting officer's testimony. Second, there are lack of media representative and absence of the elected officials during a buy-bust operation. Last, the court also said that the arresting officers lack of credibility.     Last September 18, 2019, Loonie and 4 others were nabbed in a buy-bust operation at a hotel in Poblacion, Makati. Police confiscated high-grade marijuana worth of 100,000 pesos.
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  • 24 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis SevillaLast Thursday (01/16), the punk rock act RIOT unveiled their Official Music Video for "Super Ampalaya".Super Ampalaya was written and produced by the vocalist of the band Johhny Riot with the participation of Brian Iglesias. Also, their new track was their first single for the year 2020.The official music video was clipped from the performances of RIOT in their gigs. According to the band, this song is for the people who have bitter hearts.  RIOT is a punk rock band composed by Johnny Riot (Vocals), Moi PQ (Bass), Robin Tagalog (Guitars), Jaime Abella (Guitars), and Ryan Tabag (Drums).Here is RIOT's new single "Super Ampalaya" Official Music Video. Check this out!
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  • Written By John Francis SevillaLast Thursday (01/16), the punk rock act RIOT unveiled their Official Music Video for "Super Ampalaya".Super Ampalaya was written and produced by the vocalist of the band Johhny Riot with the participation of Brian Iglesias. Also, their new track was their first single for the year 2020.The official music video was clipped from the performances of RIOT in their gigs. According to the band, this song is for the people who have bitter hearts.  RIOT is a punk rock band composed by Johnny Riot (Vocals), Moi PQ (Bass), Robin Tagalog (Guitars), Jaime Abella (Guitars), and Ryan Tabag (Drums).Here is RIOT's new single "Super Ampalaya" Official Music Video. Check this out!
    Jan 24, 2020 367
  • 24 Jan 2020
    After their memorable first show in the Philippines in 2018, Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts are making their way back to Manila with fresh tunes. PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment proudly present Tiny Moving Parts Live in Manila 2020, happening on February 9, 2020 at the Skydome, SM City North EDSA.     With the release of their brand new album breathe, Tiny Moving Parts are set to deliver another show that’s every bit the energetic set that their fans enjoy from start to finish. Newly signed by Hopeless Records, the trio (composed of brothers Matt and Billy Chevalier, along with their cousin Dylan Mattheisen) are indeed breathing new life to their music, five full-length albums into a career that’s lasted for over a decade now.     “This record covers things we’ve talked about in the past—the fear of dying, losing someone through moving away or the passing of someone—but it concentrates more on the positives, and being happy things happened instead of sad they’re taken away,” shares vocalist/guitarist Dylan Mattheisen in a press release. “It’s about finding that mindset to keep on powering through.”     breathe was written on the road, in between tours they’ve carried out in support of their previous record, Swell, which came out January 2018. Moving forward sonically and emotionally with breathe, they’ve delivered through this album the same emotionally-driven blend of math-rock, pop-punk, and emo, but not without expanding their sound.     “We’re not trying to do anything, we’re just playing music. And if they label us, they label us. It’s not like it bothers us. They’re gonna call us something,” drummer Billy Chevalier tells PULP Magazine in an exclusive interview, reflecting on how their music is described by the public.     “We always want to keep it interesting and keep it different, unique,” Dylan adds. “We love sing-along parts, but we also live chaotic craziness, so it’s just trying to find a blend of what we all love about music... whatever feels right, we do it.”     With vivid flashbacks of their frenetic first Manila show in September 2018, the thought of having them back in town for an even more insane show is nothing short of exciting. “We are so freaking excited to come back to Asia!!! Last year was our first time and it was absolutely incredible. We love our fans over there and can’t wait to party again with everyone,” shares Dylan, excited to be coming back to this side of the world. Last year’s Manila gig, also powered by PULP Live World, was the biggest show of the band’s entire 2018 Asia Tour, and fans can look forward to an even bigger show when they return. If you’ve been waiting for a slight break, this show surely couldn’t have come at a better time.     Presented by PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment, Tiny Moving Parts Live in Manila 2020 happens on February 9, 2019, at the Skydome, SM City North EDSA. Gates open at 6:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. Tickets are available at all SM Tickets outlets nationwide and via www.smtickets.com. Tickets are priced at P1,500 plus ticketing charges. Stay updated by following PULP Live World on Facebook and Twitter, and visit www.pulp.ph for more information. #TMPinMNL2020
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  • After their memorable first show in the Philippines in 2018, Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts are making their way back to Manila with fresh tunes. PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment proudly present Tiny Moving Parts Live in Manila 2020, happening on February 9, 2020 at the Skydome, SM City North EDSA.     With the release of their brand new album breathe, Tiny Moving Parts are set to deliver another show that’s every bit the energetic set that their fans enjoy from start to finish. Newly signed by Hopeless Records, the trio (composed of brothers Matt and Billy Chevalier, along with their cousin Dylan Mattheisen) are indeed breathing new life to their music, five full-length albums into a career that’s lasted for over a decade now.     “This record covers things we’ve talked about in the past—the fear of dying, losing someone through moving away or the passing of someone—but it concentrates more on the positives, and being happy things happened instead of sad they’re taken away,” shares vocalist/guitarist Dylan Mattheisen in a press release. “It’s about finding that mindset to keep on powering through.”     breathe was written on the road, in between tours they’ve carried out in support of their previous record, Swell, which came out January 2018. Moving forward sonically and emotionally with breathe, they’ve delivered through this album the same emotionally-driven blend of math-rock, pop-punk, and emo, but not without expanding their sound.     “We’re not trying to do anything, we’re just playing music. And if they label us, they label us. It’s not like it bothers us. They’re gonna call us something,” drummer Billy Chevalier tells PULP Magazine in an exclusive interview, reflecting on how their music is described by the public.     “We always want to keep it interesting and keep it different, unique,” Dylan adds. “We love sing-along parts, but we also live chaotic craziness, so it’s just trying to find a blend of what we all love about music... whatever feels right, we do it.”     With vivid flashbacks of their frenetic first Manila show in September 2018, the thought of having them back in town for an even more insane show is nothing short of exciting. “We are so freaking excited to come back to Asia!!! Last year was our first time and it was absolutely incredible. We love our fans over there and can’t wait to party again with everyone,” shares Dylan, excited to be coming back to this side of the world. Last year’s Manila gig, also powered by PULP Live World, was the biggest show of the band’s entire 2018 Asia Tour, and fans can look forward to an even bigger show when they return. If you’ve been waiting for a slight break, this show surely couldn’t have come at a better time.     Presented by PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment, Tiny Moving Parts Live in Manila 2020 happens on February 9, 2019, at the Skydome, SM City North EDSA. Gates open at 6:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM. Tickets are available at all SM Tickets outlets nationwide and via www.smtickets.com. Tickets are priced at P1,500 plus ticketing charges. Stay updated by following PULP Live World on Facebook and Twitter, and visit www.pulp.ph for more information. #TMPinMNL2020
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  • 21 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla       On Monday, Insignia Presents announced that the rock band Scorpions will perform in SM Mall of Asia on March 07, 2020.     Tickets will be available on January 31 via Insignia Presents site http://www.InsigniaPresents.com  or any SM Tickets outlets nationwide.      Scorpions is a german rock act composed of Rudolf Schenker (Rythmn Guitar/Backing Vocals), Klaus Meine (Lead Vocals), Matthias Jabs (Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals), Pawel Maciwoda (Bass/Backing Vocals), and Mikkey Dee (Drums) formed in 1964.       They became Europe's one of the most successful rock band in over 50 years and popular on their single hit "Rock You Like A Hurricane".     Check their latest live performance of "Rock You Like Hurricane" in Resurrection Fest Estrella Galicia 2018 here.
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla       On Monday, Insignia Presents announced that the rock band Scorpions will perform in SM Mall of Asia on March 07, 2020.     Tickets will be available on January 31 via Insignia Presents site http://www.InsigniaPresents.com  or any SM Tickets outlets nationwide.      Scorpions is a german rock act composed of Rudolf Schenker (Rythmn Guitar/Backing Vocals), Klaus Meine (Lead Vocals), Matthias Jabs (Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals), Pawel Maciwoda (Bass/Backing Vocals), and Mikkey Dee (Drums) formed in 1964.       They became Europe's one of the most successful rock band in over 50 years and popular on their single hit "Rock You Like A Hurricane".     Check their latest live performance of "Rock You Like Hurricane" in Resurrection Fest Estrella Galicia 2018 here.
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  • 21 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Monday, pop-rock band Dotty's World just dropped their Official Music Video for "Shock Absorber" under Universal Records Philippines.      Allen Reyes directed the official music video starring Dotty Chan, Kelvin Cabeguin and Maria Lorraine Cho.      The song is all about being friend-zoned.     Dotty's World is a pop-rock act from the Philippines and composed by Dotty Chan (Vocals, Guitars), Ethan Chan (Bass), Nicko Cuevas (Keyboards), Sherann Doon (Guitars), and Lanz Vivero (Drums).       Here is the official music video of "Shock Absorber" by Dotty's World. Check this out.  
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Monday, pop-rock band Dotty's World just dropped their Official Music Video for "Shock Absorber" under Universal Records Philippines.      Allen Reyes directed the official music video starring Dotty Chan, Kelvin Cabeguin and Maria Lorraine Cho.      The song is all about being friend-zoned.     Dotty's World is a pop-rock act from the Philippines and composed by Dotty Chan (Vocals, Guitars), Ethan Chan (Bass), Nicko Cuevas (Keyboards), Sherann Doon (Guitars), and Lanz Vivero (Drums).       Here is the official music video of "Shock Absorber" by Dotty's World. Check this out.  
    Jan 21, 2020 329
  • 20 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla       Last Sunday, the bassist and the co-founder of hotdog band "Dennis Garcia" has died at the age of 69.   The youngest daughter, Isa Garcia announced the loss of her father on his Facebook page.   "For those of you who knew my father, it grieves me to inform you all that he passed away tonight. We will keep you posted regarding the details of the wake, Our grief at his sudden passing is infinite and now so is he. Thank you for being with us through this difficult time,"  she said.       Hotdog is a Filipino band composed by Dennis Garcia, Rene Garcia, and Ella del Rosario.  During the mid- 1970's, the band became popular in the Philippines.  One of their greatest single hits is "Manila" released by the year 1976.         Check the most iconic song of Hotdog Band "Manila" here:      
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla       Last Sunday, the bassist and the co-founder of hotdog band "Dennis Garcia" has died at the age of 69.   The youngest daughter, Isa Garcia announced the loss of her father on his Facebook page.   "For those of you who knew my father, it grieves me to inform you all that he passed away tonight. We will keep you posted regarding the details of the wake, Our grief at his sudden passing is infinite and now so is he. Thank you for being with us through this difficult time,"  she said.       Hotdog is a Filipino band composed by Dennis Garcia, Rene Garcia, and Ella del Rosario.  During the mid- 1970's, the band became popular in the Philippines.  One of their greatest single hits is "Manila" released by the year 1976.         Check the most iconic song of Hotdog Band "Manila" here:      
    Jan 20, 2020 295
  • 17 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis SevillaThis Friday, American rapper Eminem surprised his fans in dropping his eleventh- studio album "Music to Be Murdered By" under Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope Records, and Shady Records without prior announcement like his previous album "Kamikaze" last 2018."Music to Be Murdered By" was produced by Dr. Dre and features appearances with music artists Ed Sheeran, Young M.A, Skylar Grey, Q-Tip, Black Thought, Don Toliver, Anderson Paak, Royce da 5'9", and Juice Wrld. This new album is composed of 20 songs. Also, Eminem just dropped the Official Music Video of "Darkness" as the lead single of his newest album. Check Here.
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  • Written by John Francis SevillaThis Friday, American rapper Eminem surprised his fans in dropping his eleventh- studio album "Music to Be Murdered By" under Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope Records, and Shady Records without prior announcement like his previous album "Kamikaze" last 2018."Music to Be Murdered By" was produced by Dr. Dre and features appearances with music artists Ed Sheeran, Young M.A, Skylar Grey, Q-Tip, Black Thought, Don Toliver, Anderson Paak, Royce da 5'9", and Juice Wrld. This new album is composed of 20 songs. Also, Eminem just dropped the Official Music Video of "Darkness" as the lead single of his newest album. Check Here.
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  • 17 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla       This Friday, Filipino iconic rapper Gloc-9 just dropped the official lyric video of Halik featuring rapper artist Flow G.     Gloc-9 said that they writing a new song together with Flow G in the post on Instagram last December.     This is the first collaboration of two artists.     Gloc-9 is one of the most successful hip-hop artists from the Philippines. He has collaborated with other OPM artists and won awards in every album He released while Flow G is a member of the Filipino Hip- hop group called Ex- Batallion who was known in their single "Hayaan Mo Sila".         Here is Official Lyric Video of "Halik" by Gloc-9 Ft. Flow G. Check this out
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla       This Friday, Filipino iconic rapper Gloc-9 just dropped the official lyric video of Halik featuring rapper artist Flow G.     Gloc-9 said that they writing a new song together with Flow G in the post on Instagram last December.     This is the first collaboration of two artists.     Gloc-9 is one of the most successful hip-hop artists from the Philippines. He has collaborated with other OPM artists and won awards in every album He released while Flow G is a member of the Filipino Hip- hop group called Ex- Batallion who was known in their single "Hayaan Mo Sila".         Here is Official Lyric Video of "Halik" by Gloc-9 Ft. Flow G. Check this out
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  • 17 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Monday, alternative rock act Bandang Lapis released their Official Music Video of "Sana'y Di Na Lang".        The music video was written and directed by Yancy Vance E. Francisco starring Ivan Morallos and Monica Lapat.    Bandang Lapis is a newfound band from Rizal who tries to make a name in the music industry by singing their original compositions. The Band is composed of Lesther Abano (Vocalist), Mark Jay B. Nievas (Lead Guitarist), Ryan Paul Marangga (Bass Guitarist), Lenrey Jamorol Beltran (Rhythm), Leandro Repuno (Drummer), and Jomari Gabriel Luna (Pianist).     This song is for those experienced friend-zoned and unrequited love.       Check "Sana Di Na Lang" Official Music Video here.    
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Monday, alternative rock act Bandang Lapis released their Official Music Video of "Sana'y Di Na Lang".        The music video was written and directed by Yancy Vance E. Francisco starring Ivan Morallos and Monica Lapat.    Bandang Lapis is a newfound band from Rizal who tries to make a name in the music industry by singing their original compositions. The Band is composed of Lesther Abano (Vocalist), Mark Jay B. Nievas (Lead Guitarist), Ryan Paul Marangga (Bass Guitarist), Lenrey Jamorol Beltran (Rhythm), Leandro Repuno (Drummer), and Jomari Gabriel Luna (Pianist).     This song is for those experienced friend-zoned and unrequited love.       Check "Sana Di Na Lang" Official Music Video here.    
    Jan 17, 2020 577
  • 17 Jan 2020
    Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Friday, Lola Amour released their single hit " Pwede Ba" with the Korean version as the return of their original keyboardist Martin Kim. According to the band, they're wanted to distribute this version to celebrate the return of their childhood friend.       Kim leaves the band to take a 2-year military service in Korea. And now, he returns and revitalized their single hit " Pwede Ba".     Lola Amour is a 7- person indie band from the Philippines. The band is composed of Pio Dumayas (lead vocals), Martin Kim (back-up vocals, keyboard), Raymond King (back-up vocals, bassist), Zoe Gonzales (guitarist), Angelo Mesina (trumpeter), Joxx Perez (saxophonist), and Renzo Santos (drummer).         Here is Lola Amour's Korean version of "Pwede ba"            
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  • Written By John Francis Sevilla     Last Friday, Lola Amour released their single hit " Pwede Ba" with the Korean version as the return of their original keyboardist Martin Kim. According to the band, they're wanted to distribute this version to celebrate the return of their childhood friend.       Kim leaves the band to take a 2-year military service in Korea. And now, he returns and revitalized their single hit " Pwede Ba".     Lola Amour is a 7- person indie band from the Philippines. The band is composed of Pio Dumayas (lead vocals), Martin Kim (back-up vocals, keyboard), Raymond King (back-up vocals, bassist), Zoe Gonzales (guitarist), Angelo Mesina (trumpeter), Joxx Perez (saxophonist), and Renzo Santos (drummer).         Here is Lola Amour's Korean version of "Pwede ba"            
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  • 15 Jan 2020
    In less than ten years, FlipTop has become a massive cultural phenomenon that continues to gain significant traction online.Founded by Alaric Riam Yuson, popularly known as Anygma, along with two others, FlipTop Battle League pushes the envelope of Filipino hip-hop and battle rap to bolder, and more exciting places, while also championing the art form with uncompromised vision and inclusivity—reflecting the modern sensibilities of Filipino hip-hop fans.A Decade of Influence  To date, the global sensation that is FlipTop Battle League has amassed more than 1.5 billion views on Youtube, beating international records on the strength of its viral and entertaining content. The platform has also launched the careers of some of the biggest and most influential battle emcees in Philippine contemporary hip-hop scene such as Loonie, Abra, Shehyee, Zaito, Sinio, Tipsy D, and Shernan—to name a few.In terms of regional traction, the movement has proven to be an important pillar in promoting awareness and appreciation for both battle rap and Filipino hip-hop. “The quality and quantity of both hip-hop music and battle rap is constantly setting new bars,” Alaric Yuson observes (and pun intended; the basic unit of measurement in music is also often used to referred to as a really good line in rap lyrics). “More and more regions are organizing and seeking to develop their respective local scenes. And lastly, the positive effects of all of our hard work in each and everyone’s personal lives. This is considering the context of how hip-hop used to be perceived – lowly and unworthy of attention, much less pursuing. Now, everyone wants in on it, vultures included. Back then, one would be considered lucky to get to perform in the surrounding neighborhoods.”The Biggest Hip-hop Festival in the countryWith nearly ten years of producing sold-out shows and growing exponentially in terms of numbers and following—reaching to as far as Metro Manila, CALABARZON, Central Luzon, the Visayas, Mindanao, and the United States, FlipTop celebrates its legacy through the birth of the biggest hip-hop music festival in the Philippines.Dubbed “The FlipTop Festival,” the two-day event is set to rewrite local hip-hop history as it debuts on February 7 and 8, 2020 at Aseana City with more than 200 artists from all over the country.There are plenty of attempts to mount a definitive hip-hop festival in the Philippines, but what sets FlipTop Festival apart from these aspirants is its authenticity; much less to the extent of their ambition and vision, the collective’s genuine concern for the community. In terms of reach and importance, FlipTop has thrived because of people support, and it continues to hold a sturdier, more solid ground as it widens its viewership and extends its philosophy by going regional and international.“The festival aims to really be as inclusive as possible, and more importantly, to have everyone represented properly,” Yuson points out. “As much as hip-hop has grown in the last decade, with every element, region, style, and era, it’s really not easy to make sure that no one is left out. So ultimately, we’ll try to achieve that; to get literally everyone to really represent and celebrate what we’ve accomplished as a culture.”More than 200 Artists, More extensive programmingOver 200 artists will perform at the biggest hip-hop festival in the country, headlined by some of the finest and most underrated acts here and abroad.US-based artists Bambu and Rocky Rivera will be joining Gloc-9, Shanti Dope, Abra, Shehyee, PriceTagg, Ron Henley, Al James, Illustrado, Shernan, Sinio, Tipsy D, Smugglaz, Zaito, Dello, Kemikal Ali, Arbie Won, and Supreme Fist, as the first batch of confirmed rappers and hip-hop acts to perform on the two-day festivity.Aside from the much-buzzed lineup, FlipTop Festival hopes to defy the rulebook with its carefully curated programming that embraces all elements of hip-hop, not just music itself and battle rap, but paying respects to turntablism and DJ-ing, b-boying or break dancing, graffiti, and just the overall history of the culture.As Yuson takes pride of the diverse format for FlipTop Fest, he also warns patrons that this won’t rely on the familiar and the formulaic, and instead would foster a well-represented festival that cuts across various sensibilities and disciplines in urban music. “Some might assume that, having our roots as a rap battle league, our festival will be mostly about battle rap. But we’ve been reminding people for months now that, yes there will be a few battles, but they won’t be highlighted over everything else going on in the festival. We’re trying to get everyone! We have a few international artists, talents from the entire archipelago, veterans and pioneers, new-school cats, street entrepreneurs… everyone!”Regardless of the setbacks and challenges, FlipTop’s head honcho remains optimistic and excited for the first-ever hip-hop music festival curated and produced by the “most viewed battle league in the world.” Keen on staying true to their low-key, non-commercial but inclusive mantra: “We’re showing the rest of the country and the world of how far we’ve come and how much farther we can take it.”P.S. More details about the festival, including the full lineup will be announced in the coming days/weeks. Visit the official website for more details: https://www.facebook.com/fliptop.battleleague, www.fliptop.com.ph
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  • In less than ten years, FlipTop has become a massive cultural phenomenon that continues to gain significant traction online.Founded by Alaric Riam Yuson, popularly known as Anygma, along with two others, FlipTop Battle League pushes the envelope of Filipino hip-hop and battle rap to bolder, and more exciting places, while also championing the art form with uncompromised vision and inclusivity—reflecting the modern sensibilities of Filipino hip-hop fans.A Decade of Influence  To date, the global sensation that is FlipTop Battle League has amassed more than 1.5 billion views on Youtube, beating international records on the strength of its viral and entertaining content. The platform has also launched the careers of some of the biggest and most influential battle emcees in Philippine contemporary hip-hop scene such as Loonie, Abra, Shehyee, Zaito, Sinio, Tipsy D, and Shernan—to name a few.In terms of regional traction, the movement has proven to be an important pillar in promoting awareness and appreciation for both battle rap and Filipino hip-hop. “The quality and quantity of both hip-hop music and battle rap is constantly setting new bars,” Alaric Yuson observes (and pun intended; the basic unit of measurement in music is also often used to referred to as a really good line in rap lyrics). “More and more regions are organizing and seeking to develop their respective local scenes. And lastly, the positive effects of all of our hard work in each and everyone’s personal lives. This is considering the context of how hip-hop used to be perceived – lowly and unworthy of attention, much less pursuing. Now, everyone wants in on it, vultures included. Back then, one would be considered lucky to get to perform in the surrounding neighborhoods.”The Biggest Hip-hop Festival in the countryWith nearly ten years of producing sold-out shows and growing exponentially in terms of numbers and following—reaching to as far as Metro Manila, CALABARZON, Central Luzon, the Visayas, Mindanao, and the United States, FlipTop celebrates its legacy through the birth of the biggest hip-hop music festival in the Philippines.Dubbed “The FlipTop Festival,” the two-day event is set to rewrite local hip-hop history as it debuts on February 7 and 8, 2020 at Aseana City with more than 200 artists from all over the country.There are plenty of attempts to mount a definitive hip-hop festival in the Philippines, but what sets FlipTop Festival apart from these aspirants is its authenticity; much less to the extent of their ambition and vision, the collective’s genuine concern for the community. In terms of reach and importance, FlipTop has thrived because of people support, and it continues to hold a sturdier, more solid ground as it widens its viewership and extends its philosophy by going regional and international.“The festival aims to really be as inclusive as possible, and more importantly, to have everyone represented properly,” Yuson points out. “As much as hip-hop has grown in the last decade, with every element, region, style, and era, it’s really not easy to make sure that no one is left out. So ultimately, we’ll try to achieve that; to get literally everyone to really represent and celebrate what we’ve accomplished as a culture.”More than 200 Artists, More extensive programmingOver 200 artists will perform at the biggest hip-hop festival in the country, headlined by some of the finest and most underrated acts here and abroad.US-based artists Bambu and Rocky Rivera will be joining Gloc-9, Shanti Dope, Abra, Shehyee, PriceTagg, Ron Henley, Al James, Illustrado, Shernan, Sinio, Tipsy D, Smugglaz, Zaito, Dello, Kemikal Ali, Arbie Won, and Supreme Fist, as the first batch of confirmed rappers and hip-hop acts to perform on the two-day festivity.Aside from the much-buzzed lineup, FlipTop Festival hopes to defy the rulebook with its carefully curated programming that embraces all elements of hip-hop, not just music itself and battle rap, but paying respects to turntablism and DJ-ing, b-boying or break dancing, graffiti, and just the overall history of the culture.As Yuson takes pride of the diverse format for FlipTop Fest, he also warns patrons that this won’t rely on the familiar and the formulaic, and instead would foster a well-represented festival that cuts across various sensibilities and disciplines in urban music. “Some might assume that, having our roots as a rap battle league, our festival will be mostly about battle rap. But we’ve been reminding people for months now that, yes there will be a few battles, but they won’t be highlighted over everything else going on in the festival. We’re trying to get everyone! We have a few international artists, talents from the entire archipelago, veterans and pioneers, new-school cats, street entrepreneurs… everyone!”Regardless of the setbacks and challenges, FlipTop’s head honcho remains optimistic and excited for the first-ever hip-hop music festival curated and produced by the “most viewed battle league in the world.” Keen on staying true to their low-key, non-commercial but inclusive mantra: “We’re showing the rest of the country and the world of how far we’ve come and how much farther we can take it.”P.S. More details about the festival, including the full lineup will be announced in the coming days/weeks. Visit the official website for more details: https://www.facebook.com/fliptop.battleleague, www.fliptop.com.ph
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  • 15 Jan 2020
    Yet another special show is coming your way from PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment as JIMMY EAT WORLD are finally making their way to the Philippines, ending the wait that Filipino fans of the band have long endured. JIMMY EAT WORLD LIVE IN MANILA — SURVIVING: THE ASIA TOUR 2020 is happening on March 12, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater, marking the iconic emo/alternative rockers’ very first show in the country. Ten albums into their continuing journey as a band, Jimmy Eat World have proven themselves to be a band that’s timeless. Longevity is difficult enough to achieve, but to do so with uncompromising quality and unrelenting resolve is something that makes bands like Jimmy Eat World the perfect band to grow up with. So grow up with them, we did. People have stuck with them for years for a reason. It feels so long ago now since the band (Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, and Zack Lind) tore through the scene with their breakthrough album Bleed American, but tracks like “The Middle” and “Sweetness” continue to stand the test of time. These have gone from being the songs of our youth to being enduring anthems, and this speaks volumes on the constant presence of Jimmy Eat World in the life of any of their fans. Somehow, there are storylines in these hits—along with more from albums that followed; fan-favorites Futures, Chase This Light, or the more recent Integrity Blues all come to mind—that still hit home, no matter what phase our lives are in right now. This adds more depth to Jimmy Eat World. More than a name that’s survived the ever-changing landscape of the music industry at large, the band has long moved on from being the early 2000s emo staples they were known to be, to being a band that has continued writing and creating music that’s relevant and resonant. Surviving, their 10th and latest album, came out in 2019—that’s over 25 years since Jimmy Eat World became a band. Yet right now, it hasn’t felt like they would simply ride on waves of nostalgia; instead, one might say that every album they’ve put out since Bleed American has been representative of a certain point in time or era in the band’s journey, as well as in the life of a fan that has hurtled through adulthood and gone through the motions both on a personal level and in terms of seeing what happens in the world around us. Jimmy Eat World are the same band with the same energy, but with an evolving approach to songwriting and perhaps a progressing take on life as a whole. Succinct and strong, Surviving is all the proof we need that, about two and a half decades on, Jimmy Eat World are here to stay. As the band heads our way during their Asia Tour in 2020, fans can expect to feel a fresh yet familiar energy from Jimmy Eat World as they bring us Surviving tracks like “All The Way (Stay),” “555,” “Criminal Energy,” and more. Filipino fans will also finally get to hear their favorite classics live for the very first time—it’ll be like catching up with a dear old friend to find that both of you have grown so much, separately and together somehow, but still with that warm air of familiarity. JIMMY EAT WORLD LIVE IN MANILA — SURVIVING: THE ASIA TOUR 2020, happening on March 12, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater, is presented by PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment. Gates open at 6:00 PM and we rock and roll by 8:00 PM. Tickets go on sale on December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM at all TicketNet outlets and online via www.ticketnet.com.ph. Tickets are priced as follows: VIP A – P4,500, VIP B – P4,000, Balcony – P3,000, and Loge – P2,500. Ticketing charges apply. For more show information, visit www.pulp.ph and keep your eyes glued to our PULP Live World social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. #JIMMYEATWORLDASIA2020 #JIMMYEATWORLDinManila  
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  • Yet another special show is coming your way from PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment as JIMMY EAT WORLD are finally making their way to the Philippines, ending the wait that Filipino fans of the band have long endured. JIMMY EAT WORLD LIVE IN MANILA — SURVIVING: THE ASIA TOUR 2020 is happening on March 12, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater, marking the iconic emo/alternative rockers’ very first show in the country. Ten albums into their continuing journey as a band, Jimmy Eat World have proven themselves to be a band that’s timeless. Longevity is difficult enough to achieve, but to do so with uncompromising quality and unrelenting resolve is something that makes bands like Jimmy Eat World the perfect band to grow up with. So grow up with them, we did. People have stuck with them for years for a reason. It feels so long ago now since the band (Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch, and Zack Lind) tore through the scene with their breakthrough album Bleed American, but tracks like “The Middle” and “Sweetness” continue to stand the test of time. These have gone from being the songs of our youth to being enduring anthems, and this speaks volumes on the constant presence of Jimmy Eat World in the life of any of their fans. Somehow, there are storylines in these hits—along with more from albums that followed; fan-favorites Futures, Chase This Light, or the more recent Integrity Blues all come to mind—that still hit home, no matter what phase our lives are in right now. This adds more depth to Jimmy Eat World. More than a name that’s survived the ever-changing landscape of the music industry at large, the band has long moved on from being the early 2000s emo staples they were known to be, to being a band that has continued writing and creating music that’s relevant and resonant. Surviving, their 10th and latest album, came out in 2019—that’s over 25 years since Jimmy Eat World became a band. Yet right now, it hasn’t felt like they would simply ride on waves of nostalgia; instead, one might say that every album they’ve put out since Bleed American has been representative of a certain point in time or era in the band’s journey, as well as in the life of a fan that has hurtled through adulthood and gone through the motions both on a personal level and in terms of seeing what happens in the world around us. Jimmy Eat World are the same band with the same energy, but with an evolving approach to songwriting and perhaps a progressing take on life as a whole. Succinct and strong, Surviving is all the proof we need that, about two and a half decades on, Jimmy Eat World are here to stay. As the band heads our way during their Asia Tour in 2020, fans can expect to feel a fresh yet familiar energy from Jimmy Eat World as they bring us Surviving tracks like “All The Way (Stay),” “555,” “Criminal Energy,” and more. Filipino fans will also finally get to hear their favorite classics live for the very first time—it’ll be like catching up with a dear old friend to find that both of you have grown so much, separately and together somehow, but still with that warm air of familiarity. JIMMY EAT WORLD LIVE IN MANILA — SURVIVING: THE ASIA TOUR 2020, happening on March 12, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater, is presented by PULP Live World and Skesh Entertainment. Gates open at 6:00 PM and we rock and roll by 8:00 PM. Tickets go on sale on December 30, 2019, 10:00 AM at all TicketNet outlets and online via www.ticketnet.com.ph. Tickets are priced as follows: VIP A – P4,500, VIP B – P4,000, Balcony – P3,000, and Loge – P2,500. Ticketing charges apply. For more show information, visit www.pulp.ph and keep your eyes glued to our PULP Live World social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. #JIMMYEATWORLDASIA2020 #JIMMYEATWORLDinManila  
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  • 14 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis  Sevilla       Last Sunday, Filipino band Agsunta covers Skusta Clee's biggest hit "Zebbiana".    "Zebbiana" was the most requested song by their fans to make their version on their YouTube Channel. Also, this is the first Agsunta song request for this year.     Agsunta is a homegrown band from De La Salle College of Saint Benilde. The Independent Filipino band composed by Jireh Singson (Vocalist/ Rhythm Guitars), Mikel Arevalo (Backup Vocals/ Lead Guitars), Josh Planas (Backup Vocals/ Bassists), and Stephen Arevalo (Drummer).     Based on Filipino rapper Skusta Clee, this song is for his ex-girlfriend Zeinab Harake and admits that he loves and misses her.         Here is the new version of "Zebbiana" by Agsunta. Check this.      
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  • Written by John Francis  Sevilla       Last Sunday, Filipino band Agsunta covers Skusta Clee's biggest hit "Zebbiana".    "Zebbiana" was the most requested song by their fans to make their version on their YouTube Channel. Also, this is the first Agsunta song request for this year.     Agsunta is a homegrown band from De La Salle College of Saint Benilde. The Independent Filipino band composed by Jireh Singson (Vocalist/ Rhythm Guitars), Mikel Arevalo (Backup Vocals/ Lead Guitars), Josh Planas (Backup Vocals/ Bassists), and Stephen Arevalo (Drummer).     Based on Filipino rapper Skusta Clee, this song is for his ex-girlfriend Zeinab Harake and admits that he loves and misses her.         Here is the new version of "Zebbiana" by Agsunta. Check this.      
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  • 14 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis Sevilla     Last Sunday, Asia’s Pop Sweetheart Julie Anne San Jose and Former vocalist of Rivermaya Rico Blanco dropped their song “Isang Gabi” Official Music Video under Universal Records Philippines.     The track was written by Rico Blanco and performed by Julie Anne San Jose. Also, this is the first collaboration of two talented artists.   “Isang Gabi” was released last October and became number one on iTunes Philippines All Genre Chart.     This song is perfect for those who already experienced becoming the “Third-party” in a relationship.       Check their single “Isang Gabi” Official Music Video here:
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla     Last Sunday, Asia’s Pop Sweetheart Julie Anne San Jose and Former vocalist of Rivermaya Rico Blanco dropped their song “Isang Gabi” Official Music Video under Universal Records Philippines.     The track was written by Rico Blanco and performed by Julie Anne San Jose. Also, this is the first collaboration of two talented artists.   “Isang Gabi” was released last October and became number one on iTunes Philippines All Genre Chart.     This song is perfect for those who already experienced becoming the “Third-party” in a relationship.       Check their single “Isang Gabi” Official Music Video here:
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  • 14 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis Sevilla     For the third time, Japanese rock act ONE OK ROCK returns for their biggest and most breathtaking world tour to Manila.   Pulp Live World announced that ONE OK ROCK returns for one- night concert at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. The Japanese rock band is all set to make their comeback to the Philippines for Eye of the Storm Asia Tour this May.   The tickets priced as follow: Platinum tickets (8,500), Gold (7,000), Patron A (6,500), Patron B (5,500), Box A (4,000), and Box B (2,800) via TicketNet.   Tickets will be available on January 20.   Check the Poster Below for more details.     ONE OK ROCK is composed of Takahiro Moriuchi (Vocalist), Toru Yamashita (Guitarist, Bandleader), Ryota Kohama (Bassist), and Tomoya Kanki (Drummer). The iconic Japanese band formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2005.   Also, check their Official Music Video for "The Beginning".
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla     For the third time, Japanese rock act ONE OK ROCK returns for their biggest and most breathtaking world tour to Manila.   Pulp Live World announced that ONE OK ROCK returns for one- night concert at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. The Japanese rock band is all set to make their comeback to the Philippines for Eye of the Storm Asia Tour this May.   The tickets priced as follow: Platinum tickets (8,500), Gold (7,000), Patron A (6,500), Patron B (5,500), Box A (4,000), and Box B (2,800) via TicketNet.   Tickets will be available on January 20.   Check the Poster Below for more details.     ONE OK ROCK is composed of Takahiro Moriuchi (Vocalist), Toru Yamashita (Guitarist, Bandleader), Ryota Kohama (Bassist), and Tomoya Kanki (Drummer). The iconic Japanese band formed in Tokyo, Japan in 2005.   Also, check their Official Music Video for "The Beginning".
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  • 10 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis Sevilla   On New Year, Filipino alternative rock band Mayonnaise just dropped their official music video for their latest single, "Kumander" produced by  Black House Studio with the association of Yellow Room Music Philippines.   The new track music video was directed by Juancho Pancho with special guest, Jasmine Curtis-Smith.    Check out "Kumander" Here:  
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla   On New Year, Filipino alternative rock band Mayonnaise just dropped their official music video for their latest single, "Kumander" produced by  Black House Studio with the association of Yellow Room Music Philippines.   The new track music video was directed by Juancho Pancho with special guest, Jasmine Curtis-Smith.    Check out "Kumander" Here:  
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  • 08 Jan 2020
    Written by John Francis Sevilla   Filipino rock band Hilera released their latest single “Saglit” last Friday (01/03) under Sony Music Philippines. The new song follows the release of their 2018 EP “The Other Way Around”.   Hilera is composed of Chris Padilla on vocals, Buddy Zabala on bass guitar, and Bobby Padilla on drums.   Check this Hilera’s new track “Saglit”
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla   Filipino rock band Hilera released their latest single “Saglit” last Friday (01/03) under Sony Music Philippines. The new song follows the release of their 2018 EP “The Other Way Around”.   Hilera is composed of Chris Padilla on vocals, Buddy Zabala on bass guitar, and Bobby Padilla on drums.   Check this Hilera’s new track “Saglit”
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  • 20 Dec 2019
    Written by John Francis Sevilla     American rock band, Nirvana reaches almost one billion views for their official music video of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on YouTube. Currently, the music video has over 994 million views.   Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 24, 1991, and shot at Culver City Studios in California under David Geffen Company (DGC) records and originally written by Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl.   This song was No.1 in Belgium, France, New Zealand, and Spain. It was also nominated two Grammys in 1993.  Many well- known artists like Miley Cyrus, Patii Smith, Paul Ankaand Tori Amos covered this song. Some artists like Weird Al Yankovic did a version with a title, “Smells Like Nirvana” with 33,000 views on YouTube.   Previously, “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses was the first 1980’s video to reach 1 billion views in October 2019.     Check out this most iconic music video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla     American rock band, Nirvana reaches almost one billion views for their official music video of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on YouTube. Currently, the music video has over 994 million views.   Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 24, 1991, and shot at Culver City Studios in California under David Geffen Company (DGC) records and originally written by Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl.   This song was No.1 in Belgium, France, New Zealand, and Spain. It was also nominated two Grammys in 1993.  Many well- known artists like Miley Cyrus, Patii Smith, Paul Ankaand Tori Amos covered this song. Some artists like Weird Al Yankovic did a version with a title, “Smells Like Nirvana” with 33,000 views on YouTube.   Previously, “Sweet Child o’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses was the first 1980’s video to reach 1 billion views in October 2019.     Check out this most iconic music video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
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  • 16 Dec 2019
    Written by John Francis Sevilla   Last Sunday, American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers announced guitarist Josh Klinghoffer departs the band while guitarist John Frusciante has a comeback after he left the band for a decade.   On the Instagram post of the bassists of the band, Flea said that Josh Klinghoffer is a good musician who they respect and love.   “We are deeply grateful for our time with him, and the countless gifts he shared with us.” the band said. Also, the band announced that the former guitarist John Frusciante joined them once again.   “We also announce, with great excitement and full of hearts, that John Frusciante is rejoining the group.” the band post on Instagram.   Klinghoffer was the guitarist of the band for the past 10 years. He recorded two studio albums for Red Hot Chili peppers. Klinghoffer took the place of his friend and frequent collaborator Frusciante after he left the band in 2009. For Frusciante, this is his third stint in the band. He is the lead guitarist of Red Hot Chili Peppers from 1988 until 1992, from 1998 to 2009 and recorded five studio albums with the band.
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  • Written by John Francis Sevilla   Last Sunday, American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers announced guitarist Josh Klinghoffer departs the band while guitarist John Frusciante has a comeback after he left the band for a decade.   On the Instagram post of the bassists of the band, Flea said that Josh Klinghoffer is a good musician who they respect and love.   “We are deeply grateful for our time with him, and the countless gifts he shared with us.” the band said. Also, the band announced that the former guitarist John Frusciante joined them once again.   “We also announce, with great excitement and full of hearts, that John Frusciante is rejoining the group.” the band post on Instagram.   Klinghoffer was the guitarist of the band for the past 10 years. He recorded two studio albums for Red Hot Chili peppers. Klinghoffer took the place of his friend and frequent collaborator Frusciante after he left the band in 2009. For Frusciante, this is his third stint in the band. He is the lead guitarist of Red Hot Chili Peppers from 1988 until 1992, from 1998 to 2009 and recorded five studio albums with the band.
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  • 14 Dec 2019
    Ibarra begins a string of releases after 7 years of silence. Exit Wound is the first of many this 2019-2020. The arrangement and musical approach is a tip hat to long forgotten heroes of the band. Paying tribute to the post metal era, Ibarra reminisces bands such as Funeral for a Friend, Boysetsfire and Circa Survive. While the band has veered away from emo and screamo particularly, they still acknowledge it's influence on their sound and embrace the elements that they've come to love from it.Band Bio:Ibarra (2010 - Present)Ibarra is the reincarnation of 2006 Muziklaban winners Hardboiledeggz. After leaving Viva Records, the members decided to take a new direction and later change the name to Ibarra, a tip hat to Jose Rizal’s rogue character from El Felibusterismo.Experimenting with heavy rock and some elements of metal, Ibarra comes off grungy and heavy. Still true to their roots, some hints of Country, Blues, Alternative Rock, Prog Metal and even Nu Metal can be heard in their music. They released their first debut album Death + Rebirth in December of 2012.After almost 7 years, they will be releasing new material in 2019.Death and Rebirth CDs are available to order thru their facebook page and digitally thru Spotify, CD Baby and Itunes.http://facebook.com/ibarramusichttp://twitter.com/ibarrabaguiohttp://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ibarrahttp://youtube.com/ibarra2600http://soundcloud.com/ibarra2600https://instagram.com/ibarramusichttps://open.spotify.com/artist/55MndbX9ak5BC2Tli78Y8o
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  • Ibarra begins a string of releases after 7 years of silence. Exit Wound is the first of many this 2019-2020. The arrangement and musical approach is a tip hat to long forgotten heroes of the band. Paying tribute to the post metal era, Ibarra reminisces bands such as Funeral for a Friend, Boysetsfire and Circa Survive. While the band has veered away from emo and screamo particularly, they still acknowledge it's influence on their sound and embrace the elements that they've come to love from it.Band Bio:Ibarra (2010 - Present)Ibarra is the reincarnation of 2006 Muziklaban winners Hardboiledeggz. After leaving Viva Records, the members decided to take a new direction and later change the name to Ibarra, a tip hat to Jose Rizal’s rogue character from El Felibusterismo.Experimenting with heavy rock and some elements of metal, Ibarra comes off grungy and heavy. Still true to their roots, some hints of Country, Blues, Alternative Rock, Prog Metal and even Nu Metal can be heard in their music. They released their first debut album Death + Rebirth in December of 2012.After almost 7 years, they will be releasing new material in 2019.Death and Rebirth CDs are available to order thru their facebook page and digitally thru Spotify, CD Baby and Itunes.http://facebook.com/ibarramusichttp://twitter.com/ibarrabaguiohttp://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ibarrahttp://youtube.com/ibarra2600http://soundcloud.com/ibarra2600https://instagram.com/ibarramusichttps://open.spotify.com/artist/55MndbX9ak5BC2Tli78Y8o
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  • 12 Dec 2019
    Musika Laguna Sealed Record of First Philippine Rock Mob. Last November 30, 2019, Musika Laguna held the first OPM Rock Mob in the Philippines in Calamba City, Laguna featuring 165 participants that caught the attention of the netizens, as well as several known celebrities like Rico Blanco, Jay Contreras, Mark Escueta, Perfecto De Castro, Jett Pangan, Lea Salonga, Sampaguita, Led Tuyay, Jomal Linao, and Allan Burdeos. Link: https://www.facebook.com/1669482626681340/posts/2174446302851634/ Musika Laguna officially announced success of the first Rock Mob project and aims to beat Guinness World Record of largest rock mob participants by March 2020. Musika Laguna shares that their goal aside from promoting OPM, is to outspread unity among musicians and bring back the memories of classic Pinoy music that seems to be forgotten by the new generation. Official OPM Rock Mob videos are now uploaded on Musika Laguna Official Facebook Page and Youtube Channel. Please visit page at www.facebook.com/musikalaguna for more information. Photo credits to:Marked. | Mark Ervin Quito
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  • Musika Laguna Sealed Record of First Philippine Rock Mob. Last November 30, 2019, Musika Laguna held the first OPM Rock Mob in the Philippines in Calamba City, Laguna featuring 165 participants that caught the attention of the netizens, as well as several known celebrities like Rico Blanco, Jay Contreras, Mark Escueta, Perfecto De Castro, Jett Pangan, Lea Salonga, Sampaguita, Led Tuyay, Jomal Linao, and Allan Burdeos. Link: https://www.facebook.com/1669482626681340/posts/2174446302851634/ Musika Laguna officially announced success of the first Rock Mob project and aims to beat Guinness World Record of largest rock mob participants by March 2020. Musika Laguna shares that their goal aside from promoting OPM, is to outspread unity among musicians and bring back the memories of classic Pinoy music that seems to be forgotten by the new generation. Official OPM Rock Mob videos are now uploaded on Musika Laguna Official Facebook Page and Youtube Channel. Please visit page at www.facebook.com/musikalaguna for more information. Photo credits to:Marked. | Mark Ervin Quito
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  • 12 Dec 2019
      MANILA – MAY 20 at the ARANETA COLISEUMTICKETS ON-SALE STARTING DECEMBER 21 AT 10AM Pop-rock icon and global recording superstar Avril Lavigne announces she will add Manila, Philippines to her highly anticipated “Head Above Water World Tour” in Asia. The eight-time Grammy-nominated singer will be back in Manila on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Araneta Coliseum since her last concert tour in February 2014. Presented in Manila by concert promoters Wilbros Live and Midas Promotions. Quote from Avril: “I missed being up on stage in Asia, singing with you! It’s always brought me so much happiness, which is why I’m so excited to come in 2020 for the Head Above Water World Tour!” On her 15-date North American run, Lavigne wowed audiences across the country after hitting the road for the first time in 5 years. The “Head Above Water” tour, which kicked off September 14, is in support of her critically acclaimed sixth studio album, Head Above Water, which debuted in the Top 10 following its release on February 15, 2019 via BMG. The tour’s initial shows have received an outpouring of fan and critical acclaim: “Avril Lavigne's new tour is an UNCOMPLICATED PARADE OF HITS… Lavigne flew through a career-spanning set of angsty jams, party-starters, and stirring ballads… the HIT-PACKED SHOW is a FUN-LOVING CELEBRATION OF HER LEGACY.” – MTV “Avril Lavigne kicks off first tour in five years with CAREER-SPANNING SETLIST… and it’s pretty EPIC.” – Alternative Press “It felt like Lavigne had never left. Her voice had new depth and power, but her performance was just as BOUNCY, ENERGETIC AND FUN as in the past… Lavigne’s performance was a statement of growth she’s made in the past three years and a CELEBRATION OF THE HITS… Fans seemed to connect with Lavigne from the show’s first notes and never let up.” – RIFF Magazine   Tickets to Avril Lavigne’s ‘Head Above Water World Tour’ in Manila go on-sale starting Saturday, December 21 at 10AM via TicketNet.com.ph, all TicketNet outlets or Call 8911-5555.   #AvrilLavigneManila2020 #HeadAboveWaterWorldTour Facebook, Twitter and Instragram: @WilbrosLive
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  •   MANILA – MAY 20 at the ARANETA COLISEUMTICKETS ON-SALE STARTING DECEMBER 21 AT 10AM Pop-rock icon and global recording superstar Avril Lavigne announces she will add Manila, Philippines to her highly anticipated “Head Above Water World Tour” in Asia. The eight-time Grammy-nominated singer will be back in Manila on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at the Araneta Coliseum since her last concert tour in February 2014. Presented in Manila by concert promoters Wilbros Live and Midas Promotions. Quote from Avril: “I missed being up on stage in Asia, singing with you! It’s always brought me so much happiness, which is why I’m so excited to come in 2020 for the Head Above Water World Tour!” On her 15-date North American run, Lavigne wowed audiences across the country after hitting the road for the first time in 5 years. The “Head Above Water” tour, which kicked off September 14, is in support of her critically acclaimed sixth studio album, Head Above Water, which debuted in the Top 10 following its release on February 15, 2019 via BMG. The tour’s initial shows have received an outpouring of fan and critical acclaim: “Avril Lavigne's new tour is an UNCOMPLICATED PARADE OF HITS… Lavigne flew through a career-spanning set of angsty jams, party-starters, and stirring ballads… the HIT-PACKED SHOW is a FUN-LOVING CELEBRATION OF HER LEGACY.” – MTV “Avril Lavigne kicks off first tour in five years with CAREER-SPANNING SETLIST… and it’s pretty EPIC.” – Alternative Press “It felt like Lavigne had never left. Her voice had new depth and power, but her performance was just as BOUNCY, ENERGETIC AND FUN as in the past… Lavigne’s performance was a statement of growth she’s made in the past three years and a CELEBRATION OF THE HITS… Fans seemed to connect with Lavigne from the show’s first notes and never let up.” – RIFF Magazine   Tickets to Avril Lavigne’s ‘Head Above Water World Tour’ in Manila go on-sale starting Saturday, December 21 at 10AM via TicketNet.com.ph, all TicketNet outlets or Call 8911-5555.   #AvrilLavigneManila2020 #HeadAboveWaterWorldTour Facebook, Twitter and Instragram: @WilbrosLive
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  • 11 Dec 2019
    Come and join us in Soupstar’s much awaited annual event, Soupstar Night, entitled “Soupstar Bowl” on December 18, 2019 (Wednesday). In cooperation with SM Megamall Bowling Center, Redlines Productions presents this exciting night of fun as Soupstar artists perform and have fun with their fans! Get a chance to play bowling, billiards and do videoke challenge with your favorite artists! 12 Artists in 1 Night, featuring all your favorite Soupstar Bands - witness the live performances of Sandwich, Moonstar88, Imago, We Got, Banda Ni Kleggy, Pedicab, Gracenote, Kurei, Kjah X Juss Rye, Better Days, The Vowels They Orbit and 6cyclemind. Gates Open: 5:00PMVIP Ticket Price: PHP 800 (Limited Slots - Play Bowling, Billiards, or do the Videoke Challenge with the artists)Regular Ticket Price: PHP 500 (Free one [1] Bowling Game)Tickets are available at the gate starting 3pm on December 18. For advance purchase, they can call/text 09178291844. No reservation accepted. Bands merchandise are available too!
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  • Come and join us in Soupstar’s much awaited annual event, Soupstar Night, entitled “Soupstar Bowl” on December 18, 2019 (Wednesday). In cooperation with SM Megamall Bowling Center, Redlines Productions presents this exciting night of fun as Soupstar artists perform and have fun with their fans! Get a chance to play bowling, billiards and do videoke challenge with your favorite artists! 12 Artists in 1 Night, featuring all your favorite Soupstar Bands - witness the live performances of Sandwich, Moonstar88, Imago, We Got, Banda Ni Kleggy, Pedicab, Gracenote, Kurei, Kjah X Juss Rye, Better Days, The Vowels They Orbit and 6cyclemind. Gates Open: 5:00PMVIP Ticket Price: PHP 800 (Limited Slots - Play Bowling, Billiards, or do the Videoke Challenge with the artists)Regular Ticket Price: PHP 500 (Free one [1] Bowling Game)Tickets are available at the gate starting 3pm on December 18. For advance purchase, they can call/text 09178291844. No reservation accepted. Bands merchandise are available too!
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  • 11 Dec 2019
    (L-R): Business Manager Thea Pollisco, Universal Records Managing Director Kathleen Dy-Go, Shanti Dope, Universal Records EVP Ramon Chuaying, and Business Manager/Producer DJ Klumcee Present during the signing were Shanti, Universal Records Executive Vice President Ramon Chuaying, Universal Records Managing Director Kathleen Dy-Go and Business Managers Thea Pollisco and Lester Vano (DJ Klumcee). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59UY2ZS4cko After joining the label in late 2017, Shanti became the breakout artist of 2018 through his smash hit "Nadarang." Since then, he has garnered over 120M streams on music streaming platform Spotify, with a number of well-known hits such as "Shantidope (feat. Gloc-9)," "Amatz," "Materyal," and "Mau." On top of this, the 18 year old has collaborated with some of the biggest artists in the OPM scene such as Gloc-9, Chito Miranda, KZ Tandingan, and IV of Spades, even having international collaborations with Disney-alum Sabrina Carpenter, Hawaiian-Filipino singer MiMi The Artist, and Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugz-n-Harmony. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dwfLtd3A5c At his young age, Shanti has already celebrated mainstream success, putting out impressive flows and beats with lyrics about his experiences of struggles, triumphs, and love that speaks volumes and resonates with many. This knack for songwriting and his unmatchable talent has since allowed him to bring his music in headlining shows across the US, Asia (Taiwan and Singapore), and Australia. With all these up his sleeve, the future looks even brighter for the "young king" of Pinoy rap.
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  • (L-R): Business Manager Thea Pollisco, Universal Records Managing Director Kathleen Dy-Go, Shanti Dope, Universal Records EVP Ramon Chuaying, and Business Manager/Producer DJ Klumcee Present during the signing were Shanti, Universal Records Executive Vice President Ramon Chuaying, Universal Records Managing Director Kathleen Dy-Go and Business Managers Thea Pollisco and Lester Vano (DJ Klumcee). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59UY2ZS4cko After joining the label in late 2017, Shanti became the breakout artist of 2018 through his smash hit "Nadarang." Since then, he has garnered over 120M streams on music streaming platform Spotify, with a number of well-known hits such as "Shantidope (feat. Gloc-9)," "Amatz," "Materyal," and "Mau." On top of this, the 18 year old has collaborated with some of the biggest artists in the OPM scene such as Gloc-9, Chito Miranda, KZ Tandingan, and IV of Spades, even having international collaborations with Disney-alum Sabrina Carpenter, Hawaiian-Filipino singer MiMi The Artist, and Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugz-n-Harmony. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dwfLtd3A5c At his young age, Shanti has already celebrated mainstream success, putting out impressive flows and beats with lyrics about his experiences of struggles, triumphs, and love that speaks volumes and resonates with many. This knack for songwriting and his unmatchable talent has since allowed him to bring his music in headlining shows across the US, Asia (Taiwan and Singapore), and Australia. With all these up his sleeve, the future looks even brighter for the "young king" of Pinoy rap.
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