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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Upcoming: Ryan Ryan Musikahan

07/17/2018 02:01:32 PM

To end the month of July, Barbie Almalbis, Mayonnaise, IV of Spades, South Border, and Mojofly will headline a tribute gig to one of the known and loved personalities in the local music scene.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

PlayBack: Apartel – Guijo St.

06/15/2018 07:47:26 PM

Guijo St., appears to be the final single from Apartel's Inner Play LP. It featured Enzo Hermosa of CHEATS and Jermaine Choa Peck of The Ransom Collective and witnessed the entire collective on two different time frames.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

StopOver: saGuijo

05/01/2018 05:39:01 PM

You're not a gig goer in Metro Manila today if you haven't even heard of the word saGuijo. Or rather, if you have not paid them a visit yet.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Upcoming: DEKADA (We Are Imaginary's 10th Year Celebration + music video launch)

07/06/2018 07:17:58 PM

In time for the Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino, pop-rock band We Are Imaginary is celebrating its 10th year in the music industry.

The Scene Around: IISA

07/14/2018 02:05:43 PM

Two months prior to staging, I attended a press conference of this concert. It was the third staging of the famous triumvirate in recent memory of the local music scene. Three singer-songwriters that sent a full-flock of people coming to Music Museum twice in 2016, and the upcoming concert promises to bring a sound that is more grandeur, and a larger venue yet filled with intimacy – just like their bar gigs.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Riding Solo

06/20/2018 04:47:40 PM

So obviously, dahil sa isang malaking balita na bumulaga sa eksean nitong nakaraang buwan, kumpirmado na, magsososlo na nga ang bagong bata na hinangaan ng madla na si Unique Salonga. Kung maalala ng marami, siya ang bokalista ng IV of Spades sa panahon na umusbong ang mga batang ito sa eksena nitong nakaraang 2017.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Upcoming: PWR LIVE: Way of the Champion

07/17/2018 01:42:22 PM

A month from their last outing that has seen contendership tournaments, a stipulated matches and tons of perilous and hilarious surprises, Philippine Wrestling Revolution is set to return to the Power Mac Center Spotlight in Circuit Makati for another afternoon of world-class pro wrestling on 22 July 2018. 

PWR LIVE: Way of the Champion features three of the PWR's most-coveted championships at stake, including one coming from a shocking announcement during the promotion's previous outing PWR LIVE: RE5PETO. Plus, the continuation of the tournament to determine the #1 Contender for the PWR and AOW titles. 

PlayBack: Rob & The Hitmen – Ilusions EP

05/30/2018 10:26:34 PM

It's no secret that there are bands that sounded better when they are playing live than hearing through their own canned product, and one of this so-called half-fortunate/half-unfortuante bunch is the pop band known as Rob & The Hitmen.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Rundown Slam: WWE Money in the Bank 2018

07/06/2018 09:28:32 PM

Photo credit: Uproxx
It wasn't a moneyball shot. In fact, WWE's latest pay-per-view event was oftentimes a blunder than a spectacle as of late.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Upcoming: Saguijo Presents The Bloomfields, Sandwich, and Sud!

07/16/2018 10:57:00 PM

Thursday nights can never go wrong with blues and a whole lot of genres in the mix as saGuijo is set to feature a similarly triple-threat gig once again.

Upcoming: Kjwan XV Launch

07/16/2018 10:50:55 PM

They may be a solid force in the OPM scene for too long, but still Kjwan has a lot left in tank. While they toured around Singapore and Dubai during June and July, the five-piece band is set to launch the newest merchandise this Thursday at Route 196.

The Rundown Slam: NXT TakeOver Chicago 2018

06/26/2018 06:08:54 PM

Photo credits: Cultured Vultures
There's always a reason why NXT TakeOver specials are the WWE's top shows year in and year out (sorry, not even WrestleMania can top them now). They have a stack of stories that has got everyone glued to their seat. Hell, they don't even need four hours to produce a stellar show (not even five).

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Putukan at Supalpal

07/06/2018 11:59:10 AM

Wala nang mas malaking balita pa mula sa mga nangyari noong nakaraang Lunes. Ops, hindi ang paglipat ni LeBron James ang tinutukoy ko ha?

The Rundown Slam: NJPW Dominion

06/20/2018 05:09:00 PM

There's a reason why NJPW has been THE wrestling show as of late. Forget WWE for a moment. Even without the sudden jumping-ship by Chris Jericho, this wrestling promotion from the East has been producing stellar shows and a bunch of exceptional talents that we are now seeing in Vince McMahons company in the West (Thanks, Hunter and NXT!).

Monday, July 16, 2018

Bikers go the "Extra Mile" during the UD Trucks Bike Race Challenge

07/13/2018 11:00:27 PM

Last month saw the Filipino-Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation, together with its pool of co-presenters, held the first UD Trucks Bike Race Challenge at Alabang, Mutinlupa City. The event saw over a thousand bikers exhibiting the Going the Extra Mile Attitude as the accepted the challenge and survived the heat and race pressure en route to victory.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Upcoming: The Rest Is Noise 26

07/13/2018 10:20:14 PM

Event poster from TRIN event page
After nearly half-a-year from their last bar outing, The Rest Is Noise is back and a return to Route 196 seems a teasing step on what lies ahead for the music event outfit come their biggest shows later this year.

Friday, July 13, 2018

PlayBack: Veronica and I (self-titled EP)

05/22/2018 02:19:11 PM

It was probably a worthwhile wait for the real-couple Veronica Macato and Mike Ducusin, together with the band they formed called Veronica and I, to produce another product out of their love for music – and we mean a record; a five-track self-titled EP which was launched in October of 2017.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Upcoming: RadioManila Girls Night Out

07/11/2018 12:42:25 PM

Just a few weeks after its return to Makati and staging a different-than-usual gig, RadioManila Productions will wage its second “Girls Night Out” at saGuijo this Wednesday evening.

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Upcoming: MWF 3 - Republika

07/06/2018 12:20:30 AM

Event poster by Manuel Mesina III
Fresh from the success of its second show, Manila Wrestling Federation is set to return to UP Diliman this Sunday for the promotion's third #AksyoNovela episode titled Republika.

Upcoming: Final Round Promotions Night 25

07/05/2018 11:35:45 PM

FRP logo by Kenneth Sese. Photo from Facebook.

Final Round Promotions will throw a party this Saturday in time for birthday of one of its pioneer members.

Upcoming: March Of The Penguins 54

07/06/2018 06:53:11 PM

March of the Penguins will stage a special Saturday evening gig at Route 196 in Quezon City just in time for the celebration of 11th anniversary of the Pinoy Penguin Studio.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

PlayBack: Bita and The Botflies – Tagu-Taguan

06/05/2018 05:12:40 AM

There's a reason why this blues quintet had made it big time–well, as early as 2016. This song is has the answer to the 'whys.'

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Upcoming: Let Gravity "Defy" music video launch

07/03/18 10:06:48 PM

Warner Music Philippines and RadioManila Productions team up in a music video launch for Let Gravity's track titled “Defy (Never Say Die)” to be held this Wednesday evening at The 70's Bistro in Quezon City.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

The New Act to Follow

05/27/2018 03:21:33 AM

Just this past month, in a middle of the Bruno Mars concert, the said Grammy-award winning recording artist have noticed the potion of his audience seeing their cameras raised instead of just enjoying the live and raw thing. It was an interesting scenery and thought to ponder on for a while. And this, probably, has been a norm nowadays no matter how partly-distracting it may seem for both artists, performers, and organizers.