PULP Magazine Issue #138
BRING ME THE HORIZON – PIRATES OF METALCORE
The British are set to invade the country again this March, but this time around the people begged for it. With their Sempiternal music packed behind their backs, they are more than ready to shake Philippine soil. All it takes is four words to launch this wanted chaos across the land. It’s the unrelenting force that is Bring Me the Horizon.
CHICOSCI – SUITED UP IN BLACK AND WHITE
Having been in the scene for over a decade, Chicosci stands stronger than ever with polished shoes and an all-new album to bash a thousand skulls with. This Is Not a Chicosci Album has turned heads to a 180-degree, proving that the band has clearly taken it up a notch. The new sound that’s been packaged into their latest release only shows that they’ve matured.
MOONSTAR 88 – STILL SHOOTING FOR THE STARS
Things change. People grow. It’s some of life’s greatest wonders and despite many hiccups that may come in their way, Moonstar 88 continue to marvel us with their infectiously delightful music. Editor-at-Large Joey Dizon met with the band to talk about the ups and downs Moonstar 88 experienced in the past years and together got a chance to look back and reminisce on the good ol’ times.
UP DHARMA DOWN – MORE THAN CAPABLE
After four years since their last release, Up Dharma Down crafted a brand new sound adapted from 80’s pop music and electronica and it goes by the name of Capacities. The band has received very good feedback from all across the world about their third album. Things are looking bright for UDD and the year has only begun.
PHILIA – JUST DARK ENOUGH
Dark, rebellious and heavy, Philia are ready more than ever. It’s been a long wait, but all their hard work, persistence, and determination finally paid off. With their debut album on the way and a spot on PULP Summer Slam 13’s lineup, it’s safe to say that 2013 is going to be their year.
SAVE ME HOLLYWOOD – LIVING IT OUT ON THE LONG ROAD
This pop-punk rock super band is more than just super busy with their lives. All coming from different rock bands across the city, management and organization could be one heck of job. Our very own Music Editor, Cris O. Ramos Jr. sits down for a chat with their vocalist, Julz Savard and the rest of the band for a quick Q&A on the history of the band, what they’ve been up to and more.
13 QUESTIONS: DANIEL TOMPKINS
UK vocalist Daniel Tompkins talks about his earlier days and his works from his previous progressive metal band Tesseract, to collaborating with Skyharbor, to the oceans apart project Absent Hearts, to his current pop-rock band In Colour. One man can only do so much as a talented singer, but Tompkins shows no signs of slowing down.