2019: A Year in Review

2019 was an extremely interesting time for KBOX Studios, and that’s one of the reasons why a lot of people were in tears jumping up and down on toilets crying and wailing about how it went by too soon and how they never even got to enjoy the holidays. Oh, wait. I think that was [...]
March 18, 2020


Happy Hunting Grounds is a hard rockin’ progressive band from Tacloban that spawned in the year 2003. Amidst the Reggae and SKA atmosphere of the time, they managed to shine a light on 90s Rock Music and pay tribute to it especially during Battle of the Bands contests (which they won almost all the time [...]
January 24, 2020

12 Wishes for Christmas 2019!

Christmas is just around the corner, and after that, the year 2020. Wow. It feels like the year just suddenly flashed by like a bolt of lightning and now we’re just waiting for a bit of snow! In dreams. Yeah, the Philippines doesn’t really get snow, but we do have an abundance of dreams. Every [...]
November 21, 2019

CHUBBY BOYS: Pedal To The OPM Metal

Chubby Boys is an OPM metal band with members who hail from all over Leyte. They used to stick to alternative music as their preferred genre but then decided to switch to metal when they found out that their singer actually had the vocal skills to do the job. Chubby Boys comprises Andree ‘Samboy’ Epilogo [...]
September 11, 2019

Descended To Salvage: Organized Complexity

Descended to Salvage is a straight-up headbanging, guitar-crunching, drum-rumbling, vocal screaming Metal band from Tacloban whose members come from various genres that complement, and at the same time, reflect each other. Their current lineup is Atip Christian (Guitar), Kempz Cartalla (Vocals), Mark Urbaneja (Drums), Carl Solite (Bass), and Martin Leo Cabz (Guitar). The group started [...]
August 27, 2019

FINGERCHAIN: Combos, Switcheroos, and Nu Metal

Fingerchain is a hard hitting Nu Metal band from Tacloban with a history of metamorphosis like no other band from Leyte. Throughout their years of rockin', they've been loyal to each other even with all the changes they've experienced. Fingerchain is composed of Jason Ilao (Guitars), Victor Romualdez (Guitars), Glenmore Silvano (Drums), Timoteo 'Tots' Prisno [...]
June 20, 2019
Sirak Mural

Sirak shines after dark in Tacloban

Kbox Studios have been the forefront in nurturing and supporting the artists of Eastern Visayas. Musicians, visual artists, literatis and poets have found a space to promote their pieces—and unleash their creative expressions. Every year, Kbox Studios holds it’s anniversary in a spectacular fashion that engages the local artists to the community. Like how we [...]
June 7, 2019

ISOTONES: Passions and Priorities

Isotones is a Tacloban band lined with OPM rock elements.  They're filled with lots of passion and hopes to inspire people through their music. They’re originally from various bands but they started the idea to form a project around April 2014; like sort of a trial run. Their first gig was in Calbiga, Samar. Obviously, [...]
April 2, 2019

PIZKATZ: Dancing To The Bump and Grind

PIZKATZ is a Rock Ska band from Tacloban that spans nearly a decade of rockin' and bangin'. Their name comes from the original Waray-waray cuss word. The band’s overall sound is an amalgam of Ska, Punk, and Grebo Rock. Their members include Alex Risos (Vocals), Jasper Cabrera (Vocals), Lemuel Acerden (Vocals), Derek Delgado (Guitars), Marti [...]
March 20, 2019