By Kabayan Ed Ibanez
ABU DHABI – Do you need a big dose of live music? Enjoy a night filled with original Pinoy pop punk songs by Kamikazee and Aia De Leon live on October 4, Friday in Abu Dhabi. Kamikazee is a Filipino pop punk that flourished their career since the year 2000. The members of the band are Jay Contreras as the lead vocalist, Jose Ma. Luis “Jomal” Linao as lead and guitarist and backing vocals, Led Tuyay as lead and rhythm guitarist, Puto Astete playing bass guitar and Bords Burdeos, the drummer.
Aia De Leon, former vocalist of the band Imago who popularized the songs Taralets and Sundo will also perform on stage.
The Kamikazee band was established in UP Diliman. When the band started, they first used the name “Kamikazee Cornflakes” then to “Kamikazee”. The songs Mmm Sarap, Tsinelas, Sana Kahit Minsan and Lucky are some of the songs they popularized. It was in 2002 that Kamikazee had released its first album. Four years later, the second album ‘Maharot’ was released which include the song “Narda” which became very popular and number one in all radio stations.
The next album was released after few years due to their loads of commitments and busy schedules. One of the songs “Unang Tikim” was used for a commercial jingle of RC Cola.
The event is presented by Core Events, MBT and Panaderia in association with Lulu, Major Homes, Kamayan Barrio Fiesta ChicKing, PeeBee Pak and supported by Binalot, OPMMAD, 4×4, LBC, PETA and Roy Pinoyworld. Media partners for this event are Kabayan Weekly Newspaper, Rewind, Pinas Music Zone, and DSTR.
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