Having been born in the late 1980’s, I have witnessed the height of Pinoy Rock Bands in all its glory. I grew up listening to the likes of Parokya ni Edgar, Rivermaya, Siakol (I know!), Sugarfree and of course Eraserheads. As cheesy at it may sound, but Eraserheads holds a special place in my heart.
Their songs were my salvation during my rebellious college days. In fact, “Alapaap” used to be my life anthem at that time when I was traversing a dark road and didn’t know where I was heading; when all I felt was resentment, and anger, and doubt, and all I ever wanted to do was run away and escape reality. Yes, I was a hormonal, melodramatic teenager with a penchant for rock music.
I recently watched Ang Huling El Bimbo the Musical and let me tell you, my 17-year old self was an emotional wreck. As expected, it was definitely nostalgic, but more than that, the 3-hour show took me to a wild roller coaster ride; one that I did not expect, but was pleased to have experienced anyway.
Having said that, here are 5 reasons why you should watch Ang Huling El Bimbo….before it’s too late!Read More »