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Years Active: 2007 to present

Genre: Indie Alt Pop Rock

Country: Philippines


Kate Lozano (Vocals)
Jinky Golifardo (Guitars)
Bem Favorito (Drums)
Fernando Se (Bass)
Jeth Estacio (Guitars)

Artist Bio:

PiSENLAV (Peace and Love) is an indie band from the Philippines. Formed December 2007, they have already released a five-track E.P. which contains five original songs composed by the band. Their sound is a mix of alternative and pop rock with a hint of reggae and ska with influences ranging from The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley, Mr. Big, Oasis, Eraserheads and Regine Velasquez. They have pioneered a new sound of music in the Philippines combining alternative, reggae and pop rock. Origins: The band origin can be traced back with Benmark Favorito (Drummer) and Fernando Se (Bassist) who were bandmates in Ember from the later part of the year 2000. Attending the same university (University of Santo Tomas), they began playing at college events including debut and house parties. The early sound was mainly alternative which the band derived from the profound influences of The Beatles and Eraserheads. In the later part of 2005, they recorded a five-track independent E.P. which was not released. Time passed, various members came and went, and the band's morale dropped to an all time low. Members pursued different interests, hope inevitably died and the band was put on an indefinite hiatus. Taking another......[Read More]