Razorback is one of the Philippine’s longest running and most bad-ass Rock and Roll band. The Wild Boars of Pinoy Rock, as they are fondly known, have been rocking the country’s seediest basement clubs to the biggest stadiums since 1990. Originally known for being regulars at the now-defunct Kalye, a club in Makati, the band has performed at full-scale concerts and opened for Silverchair, Rage Against the Machine and Metallica.
Urbandub is a Filipino rock band from Cebu City. Since the group’s inception in 2000, the band’s line-up has consisted of Gabby Alipe, John Dinopo, and Lalay Lim. The band’s current drummer is JanJan Mendoza, who has been with the band since 2003. Urbandub is the first indie band in the Philippines to release albums nationwide with the assistance of a major label. The label also featured Urbandub in a Pinoy rock compilation entitled “Full Volume”, with a remake of Sade’s “No Ordinary Love.”
Up Dharma Down is an award-winning Filipino rock band. Their discography contains three LPs, 2006’s Fragmented, 2008’s Bipolar and 2012’s Capacities all under independent record label Terno Recordings. Their eclectic music gave them the leverage to stand above most local bands in the country, enough to be featured in the July 2007 issue of Time Magazine. They have also been recognized by Paul Buchanan of The Blue Nile and Tim Bowness of No-Man.