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Rivermaya Is Back With A Heavy Rock N’ Roll Feels Single ‘Manila’


 Thanks to Azrael, I woke up to the sound of the ‘new’ Rivermaya. Heavy with the rock n’ roll feels, it looks like the Filipino rock band has finally ‘found’ its right place back once again. For more than 23 years, Rivermaya has been currently moving in circles with different lineup since frontman Bamboo Mañalac departed from the band in 1998. The unexpected departure paved the way for Rico Blanco to assume the primary vocals with remaining member Mark Escueta. Perf de Castro and Nathan Azarcon were replaced by Kakoy Legaspi, Mike Elgar, and Japs Sergio in 2001. Japs penned […]

Stunning Zsa Zsa Padilla sharing matters regarding her most anticipated comeback at the concert scene.

‘Divine Diva’ Zsa Zsa Padilla returns to concert scene with ‘Beginnings’


 Taking the stage of Newport Performing Arts and Theather at Resorts World Manila, iconic female OPM recording artist Zsa Zsa Padilla is back to celebrate the 32nd chapter of her career in the entertainment industry Confessed being a bit challenged after being away from performing at concerts for 6 years, Zsa Zsa is now ready to take another exciting plot in her life sharing the stage with her daughter Karylle and the “Concert King” Martin Nievera. “I really need kind of a push, kase pag matagal ka talagang nawala sa concert scenes it’s not that easy, parang, ‘you know, building your audience again,” Padilla expressed during her presscon held last May 27 at Resorts World Manila. Named after her newest album released by PolyEast Records, “Beginnings”, it was helmed by respected musical director Homer Flores featuring Padilla’s covers of laid-back music together with a 13-piece band and 3 back-up vocalists promising to unleash the best of her 32 years in showbiz. Among the songs that she will perform includes “All of Me” by John Legend, “Quando, Quando, Quando,” “Quizáz, Quizáz, Quizáz,” with some of her revival songs from the latest album, OPM and foreign medleys and her original tracks such as “Hiram,” Kahit na,” and “Ikaw Lamang.” Padilla gave a ‘Divine Diva’ version on songs including “If I Could” by Regina Belle and “One Hello” by Randy Crawford in “Beginnings” subsequent to her album in 2013 “Palagi” which was released after the loss of Comedy King, Dolphy. “Beginnings” opens with a revived track from 70s’ pop ballad of Walter-Murphy titled “Just a Love Song,” with the rest of the songs of her personal choice. “PolyEast Records and I were urged to come up with an album that I hoped everyone would enjoy. 10 tracks of some of my favorite music from the 70s’ and one song from 8Os’,” said Padilla.  Zsa Zsa Padilla with “Beginnings” will amp NPAT on July 31 produced by Resorts World Manila in partnership with Ultimate Shows, Inc. Viewed 39411 times by 4512 viewers Theresa InoncilloJournalism student, intern at the momentMore Posts – Website

Aiza Seguerra with three of the talented musicians; the men behind the successful album

Aiza Seguerra brings new flavor to Maestro Ryan Cayabyab’s songs


 With the new album, Aiza Seguerra pulled off a soothing vibe to the irresistible compositions of the ever hailed man in the music industry, Maestro Ryan Cayabyab, leaping onto another voyage as a singer During the album launch last May 21 at Brentwood Suites, Quezon City, Seguerra, backed up by three musicians, performed the tracks included in the album live in front of Universal Records Managers, guests and invited media. Admittedly challenged while working out on the album labeled as “Araw Gabi: Mga Awit ni Maestro Ryan Cayabyab,” Seguerra believed to have successfully nailed the best rendition he wanted for […]

SONS OF OPM ICONS. GENERATION is Kowboy Santos, Ige Gallardo, and Joe and Mike Chan.

Sons of OPM icons enter the music scene as one rock band GENERATION


 Yup! The sons of OPM icons are out to prove themselves that they are true-blooded pedigree of their moms and dad who are established recording artists in their own fields. And the sons enter the music scene as one rock band called GENERATION. Joe and Mike are sons of popular singer/balladeer/composer Jose Mari Chan; Ige Gallardo is the son of renowned singer Celeste Legaspi; and Kowboy Santos is the son of Philippine rock icon, Sampaguita. Joe and Mike, Ige and Kowboy formed GENERATION in 2008 sharing passion for classic rock music. Joe plays bass guitar, Mike plays keyboard, Ige plays rhythm guitar, […]

DREAMS GET REAL. McJim Classic Leather proclaims three winners for the next OPM star.

It’s a Triple Tie! New OPM Stars proclaimed during McJim Leather Classic’s “Dreams Get Real” talent search


 The Search for the Next OPM Star winners has been proclaimed and all the six talented acts have their dreams fulfilled to record their original songs and released on Dreams Get Real compilation album. JBK, Fifth Dynamics, and Neo Domingo won Triple Tie making them “Dreams Get Real” The Search for the Next OPM Star” champions last June 30 at Teatrino stage in Promemade, Greenhills.“Dreams Get Real: The Search for the Next OPM Star” was a project of McJim Leather Classic and project head Chris Cahilig whereas to give support to local and unheard aspiring talents that will become part of the next OPM […]

NEW ALBUM RELEASE. Why is Itchyworms' After All This Time an emotional album for the band?

Why is Itchyworms’ After All This Time an emotional album for the band?


 Currently listening to After All This Time and we can say that this is a great album from Itchyworms – not to be the best because almost all of their albums are great, so no point in comparing. After All This Time, the song, is a break from the usual comic novelty music that the bans is famous for. Have you heard of “Akin Ka Na Lang” and “Beer?” Anyways, After All This Time, the album, is indpendently released by the band and has 16 tracks in it, including our favorite “Ayokong Tumanda” which has three versions. Cool! One more, there’s […]


Renee Olstead back in Manila for a one-night Summertime Dinner Concert


 24-year old American actress and singer Renee Olstead is back in Manila for a one-night special Summertime Dinner Concert at Isla Grand Ballroom in EDSA Shangri-La Manila. (RELATED: Hey Manila! Renee Olstead is back for a one-night dinner concert) Renee is set to perform songs from all of her albums. Renee, at an early age, started singing country songs and as her experience grows, so her musicality and love for jazz music came to be. When we asked her, she told us that she drew inspirations from, Renee said that as she grows older the more creative she gets into writing […]

BENEFIT ALBUM FROM ITUNES FOR THE PHILIPPINES. Songs for the Philippines from iTunes.

Songs for the Philippines from iTunes


 iTunes just released the news for Songs for the Philippines music album ready for download. Featuring songs by Adele, Lady Gaga, The Beatles, Beyoncé, Eminem, Kings of Leon and many more, this benefit compilation album offers songs of compassion and hope from some of the biggest names in music. Proceeds go to the Philippine Red Cross to aid relief efforts for Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Download iTunes songs here. Viewed 21189 times by 2302 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us […]