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Rage Against the Machine is reuniting in 2020

Nov 02, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The band is reportedly headlining the 2020 Coachella festival

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE. Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Zack De La Rocha and Tom Morello perform at the Coachella Music Festival in 2007. The band is reportedly headlining the same festival in 2020. Photo by Trixie Textor/Getty Images North America/AFP

Art could help medical science save your life

Nov 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Aside from medical prescriptions, there are 'social prescriptions' that play a significant role in healing

Beyonce, The Weeknd, Eminem headline Coachella 2018

Jan 04, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Hold on to your flower crowns, because this year’s lineup is insane

BOW DOWN. Beyonce is one of the headliners in this year's festival. Screengrab from

IN PHOTOS: Looking back on Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2017

Mar 26, 2017 - 5:38 PM

Check out the beautiful art and colorful performances at Malasimbo 2017

FULL LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2017 lineup

Feb 07, 2017 - 8:29 PM

June Marieezy Tennyson and more headline Malasimbo 2017

MALASIMBO. The crowd at a previous Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival. Photo from

WATCH: PH fans sing along with Bon Iver in Wanderland encore

Mar 06, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Bon Iver asks the crowd to sing along as they perform The Wolves Act I II

'WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN LOST.' Filipino fans at the Wanderland Music and Arts Festival join the American folk band in a stirring rendition of 'The Wolves (Act I & II).' Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Chills and thrills: why some people love music – and others don’t

Feb 20, 2016 - 9:49 AM

Would you believe that some people literally do not enjoy music?

Ready for Exodus Music and Arts Festival 2015?

Mar 10, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Details below – plus details on the pre party here

LIST: Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2015 lineup

Jan 22, 2015 - 1:17 PM

This partial list will be updated as more acts are announced

Wanderland 2014: We sang, we danced, we went crazy

May 21, 2014 - 9:30 AM

It was a day dedicated to music and the arts and despite the heat people sure did have fun

Q&A: The Royal Concept on digital music, Manila festival

May 11, 2014 - 3:25 PM

Sweden’s latest import plays a hybrid of dance pop rock that people can’t help but compare to Phoenix

Celebration in Malasimbo

Mar 10, 2012 - 8:14 PM

Music lovers gather to listen to music as diverse as the musicians and artists who came to play

Music, arts and fun at Malasimbo Festival

Mar 04, 2012 - 8:12 PM

Performers art pieces people from all over in one of the best beaches in the world