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Maysh Baay and Moonstar88 performing at Earth Day Jam 2013.
Background information
Origin Manila, Philippines
Years active 1999–present
Labels Alpha Music (2000–2007)
Sony BMG (2007–2012)
Ivory Music (2012–present)
Associated acts
Members Maysh Baay
Buddy Zabala
Bon Sundiang
Herbert Hernandez

Moonstar88 is a Filipino rock band formed in Manila, Philippines.


Moonstar88 was formed in 1999. They were signed to Sony BMG by 2007, and later to Ivory Records in 2012.[citation needed] Previously under Backbeat Management, they are now with Soupstar Management under Darwin Hernandez which also handles other bands including Sandwich, Callalily, 6cyclemind, Pedicab.[citation needed]

As of April 2008, they have released four albums, Popcorn, Press to Play and Todo Combo, “This Year” and collaborated on one track, "Pag-Ibig Ko Sa Iyo", found on RoK On! Music Inspired By Ragnarok Online. They also performed a rendition of the APO song "Panalangin", which they recorded and was added to the tribute album for the band Apo Hiking Society on the album, Kami nAPO Muna. The band has also recorded a cover of Yano's famous song, "Senti".[citation needed]

The band's most recent album, This Year, was released under Ivory Music and contains 8 songs, including a track featuring Parokya Ni Edgar's Chito Miranda and an acoustic version of “Migraine”.[citation needed]

This Year won the Best Design Packaging Category at the ADOBO Design Awards 2013 held on April 26 at the Ayala Museum, Makati City.[citation needed]

Band members[edit]

Current members
  • Maysh Baay - vocals/guitars (2004–present)
  • Buddy Zabala - bass (2016–present)
  • Bon Sundiang - drums/vocals (2005–present)
  • Herbert Hernandez - lead guitars (1999–present)

Touring alternates

  • Paolo Bernaldo - bass (Parokya ni Edgar)
  • James Roy Linao - guitars (Talata)
  • Berns Cuevas - bass (BNK)
  • Melvin Feliciano - bass (Soapdish)
  • Vic Aquino - drums (6cyclemind)

Past members


Studio albums[edit]

Album Tracks Year Records
Popcorn "Bata"
"I'm Sorry"
"Fall on Me"
"Sa Langit"
"Hear Me"
"I'm Sorry" (Acoustic Version)
2000 Alpha Music
Press to Play "Sabi Mo"
"Timeless Peace"
"Lonely Tree"
"Take Away"
"Pasensiya Na"
"More Than That"
"Ang Pag-ibig Kong Ito"
"Huwag Na Muna"
2002 Alpha Music
Todo Combo "Todo Combo"
"Can't Stop"
"Panalangin" (originally by APO)
"Late Ka Na Naman"
"Dot Song"
"Di Kasi"
"Di Kita"
2007 Sony Music Philippines
This Year "Ligaw"
"Boom Ka"
"Erase My Heart"
"Ligaw" feat. Chito Miranda
"Migraine" (acoustic)
2012 Ivory Music and Video


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