By Joseph R. Atilano
When news came in recently that Green Day is one of the 15 nominees to the esteemed class of inductees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it brought a big smile to my face. After all, Green Day is one of the very few remaining active bands from my youth that I had grown up listening to. A band like them will always have my utmost respect as they have faithfully and genuinely represented for decades the music scene they hail from.
By Janine Villagracia
Bazooka Rocks is actually the Philippines’ first indoor rock music festival. For three years now, the fitting two-day slam for the rainy month of August has been bringing some of the world’s most promising bands as well as the most celebrated, veteran rock artists to the Philippine shores.
By Totel V. de Jesus
Rock icon Ozzy Osbourne was seen in an airport in Cebu on Wednesday, reportedly on his way to an island-hopping vacation.
Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers’ former stadium.
By Allan Policarpio
Rap-metal band Slapshock has been producing its own albums for the past 10 years or so, said frontman Jamir Garcia. As such, he added, the group controlled practically every aspect of the creative process—from songwriting down to the mixing.