When the Followill family — brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew — moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band’s name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma.
By Joseph R. Atilano
As I was watching the music video “Malayang Magmahal” by Rivermaya just the other day on a local music channel, it dawned on me that… why, this is a band that I have been listening to on and off for more than half of my life already.
Though their name sounds straight from a fairy tale book, something Gaelic or Celtic, Imagine Dragons is a actually modern four-piece rock band based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
By Momar G. Visaya
Arnel Pineda’s story is one for the history books. Having lived a mostly hand-to-mouth existence after his mother died when he was only 13 years old, Arnel’s life made a dramatic turn about five years ago when he was plucked from obscurity to become the lead singer of the quintessential American rock band Journey. Thanks [...]
By Elton Lugay
“It’s such a raw film. They were able to show my emotions.” Arnel Pineda was talking to The FilAm about his biopic, “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey,” directed by Ramona Diaz. The movie, which screens April 19 at the Tribeca Film Festival, chronicles his rise from a hard-luck pizza joint singer to front man for one of America’s legendary rock bands.