Archive for March, 2009

Francis Magalona Dies at the Age of 44

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Philippine Music TV would like to share its condolences to the family of the King of Pinoy Rap, Francis Magalona, who passed away today at around noon at the age of 45 due to acute myelogenous leukemia.

In August 2008, he was diagnosed with leukemia and he has been undergoing several treatments to treat his condition, but passed away today.

Condolences to Francis Magalona’s family and fans, he will certainly be missed.

Half Life Half Death – Butterflies

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Half Life Half Death, often shortened to HLHD was a Filipino rock/new wave band that was active around 1988 – 2003. The original band members were:

  • aLfie vera mella (vocals, sound effects), 1988–2003
  • Rainald “Rain” C. Paggao (lead guitars, keyboards), 1988–2003
  • Joel Padilla Reyes (bass), 1988–1990
  • Nestor Edmund “Doods” G. Villafuerte (keyboards), 1988–1990, 2000
  • Jonathan “Jon” Villaraza Mejino (drums), 1988–1991
  • Caroline “Carol” O. Pobre (female vocals), 1988–1990
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