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Rak of Aegis’ 5th year returns with fresh faces and theater stalwarts


 Rak of Aegis is a musical theatrical play that has been creating stir of wonderful reviews since it began five years ago. Rak of Aegis is Philippine Educational Theater Asscotian’s (PETA) hit comedy welcome break from the grueling summer heat as the company gears toward celebrating its 50th year. Different actors and actresses have been assigned to the Rak of Aegis roles over the years, and for 2016 new breed of fresh faces and theater stalwarts headline the show with extraordinary spectacle of rain and flood set to run from June 17 to August 28, 2016 with whopping 82 shows. […]


Eraserheads ‘reunited’ one more time


 Last night, rock band Eraserheads made a surprise appearance and made every Eheads fans dream came true after seeing Ely Buendia, Marcus Adoro, Buddy Zabala, and Raimund Marasigan together in one stage, one more time. The surprise concert-themed gig happened last night during the unveiling of the new logo for a telecommunication company held in Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The Philippine alternative band gained popularity in the 90s and even to the day that the band disbanded, fans became even more interested and curious of their next move. Individual members of Eraserheads formed their own bands and are still active in […]


Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night


 “Rivermaya reunion happened while you were sleeping last night” That was the catch phrase Roxanne Nebres, concert photographer, posted on her Facebook page, accompanying a video of the song “Himala” performed by no-less than the original members of the 90s rising Pinoy Rock era band, Rivermaya. Perf De Castro, Nathan Azarcon, Mark Escueta, and Rico Blanco reunited last night at 19 East of what could be a sign for an upcoming reunion in the future. Bamboo Manalac (also known as Bamboo), lead singer of Rivermaya first generation, was invited but unfortunately he was in the US when this all happened. The reunion […]


Ricky Gervais is back for 2016 Golden Globes Award but you didn’t know he was once part of the new wave synth-pop Seona Dancing


 For the millennials and 90s kids, they’ve known Ricky Gervais as the creator of The Office, the man who advocates for animal rights, a comedian, and the all-time favorite Golden Globes emcee. But did they think that Ricky Gervais looked like this before? Before he became this? Oh no! Not that one. But this. Just to freshen up your memory. Ricky and friend Bill Macrae was once a British synth-pop duo back in the 80s when they formed Seona Dancing in 1982. Although quite popular, Seona Dancing never made it big time internationally speaking, but interestingly their “More To Lose” became […]


Fear The Walking Dead S01E04 and Gotham S02E01 open up with ‘Perfect Day’ song by Lou Reed


 It was like deja vu. Both Fear The Walking Dead S01E04 and Gotham S02E01 open up with Lou Reed‘s ‘Perfect Day‘. That was one hell of a great opening song for these two shows which shows the melancholy of Fear The Walking Dead and Gotham. I noticed the song being played after hearing it as the rest of the villains were shown and Barbara Kean Gordon slowly walks inside Arkham Asylum. Then boom! I know I just heard it somewhere. Then I googled the recent shows that I’d watched including FTWD. And I was damn right. That song played as […]


WATCH: Extended #ALDUBKoTo ‘Ikaw Lang Ang Aking Mahal’ McDonald’s video


 McDonald’s Philippines launches the extended version of its #ALDUBKoTo TVC. The phenomenal love team who drew 25.6M tweets last Saturday are featured in a sweet, funny, and catchy music video to complement their first commercial with McDonald’s. Be one of the first to watch it here. We hope the video makes your Monday brighter and that you share the ‘kilig’ with your loved ones too! Trivia The song ‘Ikaw Lang Ang AKing Mahal‘ is an original VST & Co. song back in the 70s. VST & Co. was composed of Tito Sotto (vocals, composer), Vic Sotto (vocals, musical arranger, producer), Spanky […]


Imperial Festival 2015 ushers the Wooden Goat with A World of Luck at Resorts World Manila


 The Year of the Wooden Goat (also known as the Year of the Wooden Sheep or Ram) takes on the center stage as Resorts World Manila brings Imperial Festival 2015, A World of Luck to everyone. Resorts World Manila (RWM), the country’s pioneering integrated resort, invites everyone to enter A World of Luck starting today and throughout the whole month of February as it offers a chance for everyone to get lucky by bringing good fortune to its loyal patrons. Whether it’s through the real fortune cookie where the lucky winner literally goes home with a cool fortune or one of […]


Bamboo, the artist and brand ambassador, beefs up latest endorsement


 Bamboo, the Artist Bamboo Mañalac better known as Bamboo in the music industry has gone a long way from the teenage alternative pop frontman of the early Rivermaya, a five-man band in the 90s that soar the airwaves with hits such as Himala, Kisapmata, 214, Ulan, Awit ng Kabataan, and so much more. Bamboo together with former bandmates headlines many gigs before leaving the Philippines around in 1998 for the States. He came back in 2002 to become one of the most-sought after rock ambassador in the country. His countless achievements include fronting for his band Bamboo, coaching for The Voice Philippines, and becoming […]


Spotify Premium upgrade for more music and less money!


 Upgrade to Spotify Premium Want more Fall Out Boy music for less? Why not upgrade to Spotify Premium on or before December 31st and get 2 months free! Download and install Spotify on your mobile device… or if you have it already, upgrade to Spotify Premium by buying one month for Php 129 only (*good for 3 months) before the year ends. Visit to upgrade. Premium upgrade lets you listen to your favorite songs even when you’re offline. No restrictions. No ads. Might be a great gift for yourself this holiday season! Jump here to learn more on how to upgrade to […]

Actor-comedian Vhong Navarro tops Google Top Philippines Trending Searches in 2104.

Vhong Navarro tops Google Philippines Trending Search in 2014


 Google Top Trending Searches in 2014 Might be surprising to some but for those who are following Vhong Navarro‘s alleged rape case filed by Deniece Cornejo and mauling incident perpetrated by a group led by Cedric Lee, Google Philippines‘ year-end report that the actor-comedian tops the list of search in 2014 only proves that a lot of netizens are following these cases. This was revealed during Google Philippines’ Year in Search 2014 coinciding the first public appearance of Google Philippines Country Manager Ken Lingan held at Nest MNL Table & Bar in Bonifacio Global City. Following Vhong Navarro on the list are Flappy […]

TEETH FRONTMAN GLENN JACINTO SINGS SOLO. Glenn Jacinto of Teeth - 'Laklak' and 'Prinsesa' fame, shoots and records single for his solo project. (Photoby John Darrel Valdez)

Glenn Jacinto, frontman of 90s rock band Teeth, comes back with solo single ‘Habang Buhay’


 Glenn Jacinto, frontman of 90‘s OPM rock band Teeth has  come back with his first solo single ‘Habang Buhay‘ and is now being played over the airwaves. ‘Habang Buhay’ is being played on Jam 88.3 and Rakista Radio (#1 song in its countdown for the week of Sept 7-13). Glenn and his former Teeth bandmates came back for a reunion concert series a few months ago after settling his way in the States for 14 years. Teeth is the band behind ‘Laklak,’ ‘Shooting Star,’ and the equally popular ‘Prinsesa.’ Kids nowadays would have heard ‘Prinsesa’ from Daniel Padilla. Nice version, though. Last August, Glenn […]

NO SOUND WITHOUT SILENCE. The Script's newest album to be released on September 12, 2014.

Today’s Top Hits with intros and feel of the songs that almost sound alike


 Here’s a second part of our songs that almost sound alike eargasm. But really, we don’t mean anything, it’s just that we have this playing on our ears every time we hear two different songs with intros and feel that almost sound alike. And like now, here are Today’s Top Hits that almost have intros and feel of the songs that almost sound alike.   1. Coldplay – Paradise vs The Script – Superheroes Coldplay’s Paradise was released on September 12, 2011 as second single for their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto. The Script’s Superheroes was first released on July 22, 2014. […]

JASMINE CURTIS TWERKS. TV5 Kapatid young actress twerks at the 2014 Yahoo Celebrity Awards.

TV5’s Jasmine Curtis twerks, wiggle at the 2014 Yahoo Celebrity Awards


 One of the highlights of the recently concluded 2014 Yahoo Celebrity Awards was the dance number by Jasmine Curtis, Sam Concepcion, and Mark Herras. The trio danced to the tune of Jason Derulo’s “Wiggle”. Jasmine twerks in front of the audience of the Philippines‘ most popular awards, powered exclusively by fans. Twerking became more popular when Miley Cyrus incorporated this ‘crazed sexy dance routine’ in her musical performances. Miley twerking on Robin Thicke became one of the most controversial news on 2013 and ever since that day, Miley couldn’t stop twerking on. Wearing a skimpy and sexy shorts, Jasmine’s twerks were a little […]

SONGS THAT SOUND ALIKE. Hit songs suspiciously sound alike.

8 Songs that suspiciously sound alike


 Quickly, right after fellow blogger Azrael of Azrael’s Merryland informed us that there are songs that (allegedly) were copied and has become smash-hits by Katy Perry, we searched the Internet and we’ve found out that Christian rappers Flame, Lecrae, and others are suing Perry for stealing the sound of their song “Joyful Noise,” released five years before Perry‘s song “Dark Horse,” claiming people are now associating the artists with her demonic song. We checked out the song and played on YouTube the two videos at almost exactly the same speed and at almost the same timeline. We’ve found an almost similarity between […]

POPULAR SONGS AND THEIR DARK STORIES. 5 songs with dark stories to tell.

5 Popular and influential songs with dark and intriguing stories hidden in their lyrics


 1. Pumped Up Kicks (2010) – Foster the People We were amused by Foster the People’s “Pumped Up Kicks” and who wouldn’t? The song is catchy and the whistling part is just addicting to the ears. The fact that the song has upbeat tempo will make you want to dance to the beat of the bubble-gum genre and cool kids of the millennium. But there was rather intriguing part when you’ll deeply listen to the lyrics. The cool and upbeat song is sugarcoating a hideous and dark message that is right there popping out and we never bother to take […]

MAROON 5. A Project called Daylight.

You’d never guess what these people around the world has to say about Maroon 5’s Daylight and it’s so inspiring


 In 2012, Maroon 5 asked the world for help. To create something special for the song Daylight. People from around the world came together. These people shared what they love, what they hate. They also shared about friendship, family, and life. And this is the result. “But tonight I need you to hold close.” (RELATED: Maroon 5′s Adam Levine stars on upcoming romantic movie BEGIN AGAIN) Viewed 18937 times by 2409 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 at [email protected] for […]

THE MONSTER DUO. Rihanna and Eminem debuts The Monster at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.

Rihanna and Eminem debuts The Monster at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards


 Rihanna and Eminem debuts The Monster for the very first time live in  front of the A-list crowd at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The two artists collaborated first on the 2010 hit Love The Way You Lie.  Rihanna and Eminem headlined the two-hour show at the Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on Sunday night as they performed their latest track, The Monster, live on television for the first time. The duo will have an upcoming mini-tour which is set to travel to Los Angeles, New Jersey and Detroit this summer. Introduced by Orlando Bloom, Rihanna entered the stage first, opening with stunning vocals as […]