MANILA, Philippines – Rock fans and metalheads, mark your calendars on April 17, when international Grammy Award-nominated heavy metal Lamb of God and legendary thrash metal hard-hitters Testament perform at the countryís biggest annual rock festival PULP Summer Slam 10: The Apocalypse, alongside 35 of the best bands in and out of the country.
PULP Magazineís newly-released issue is hot with excitement for the upcoming Slam and its local rock ní roll superstars Bamboo who again find themselves on the cover, as staff writer Vanessa Balagapo comes face to face with vocalist Bamboo Manalac, guitarist Ira Cruz, bassist Nathan Azarcon and drummer Vic Mercado. Discover how this extraordinary band transforms into regular people when offstage, and be witness to the magic of the bandís music at the Slam.
For those of you who like their music dashed with good vibes and some reggae, PULP Music Editor Jason Caballa, staff writers Karen Sy and Hershey Homolís pieces on the currently active bands that have been spreading the urban music culture in the present music scene, The Chongkeys, Lady I and Skabeche, will delight you.
Get up on your feet and start dancing and swaying to the island beats as you take a whiff of these bands and their music.
PULP Editor-in-Chief Joey Dizon revisits the recently-successful PULP and Globe Tattoo Presents: Saosin Live in Manila, concluded last Jan. 22 at the A.Venue Music Hall in Makati City. As expected,it was another mind-blowing show from Team PULP as thousands of kids came, cheered and sang along to the international modern rock sounds of Saosin and local show opener Typecast. PULP has exclusive images and coverage of the event in this monthís pages. See yourself in the pictures, or any of your friends.