NJ ASETRE a.k.a. LUCAS BRAVIA on drums
JOPER OFRASIO a.k.a. SIB KOMBO on vocals/guitars
DEREK BUQUID a.k.a RICK FIELDS on bass (present)
*DAVE FOJAS a.k.a DAVE PUSTRA on bass (Palm Sundays EP)
XIV is a three- piece punkrock-inspired all-bicolano band from the Philippines with members JOPER OFRASIO(sib kombo),NJ ASETRE(lucas bravia) and DAVE FOJAS(dave pustra). It was formed in 2008 by JOPER and DAVE with ERIC NOLAN as the original drummer for the band.but due to musical indifferences,NJ took the drums last quarter of 2009.
The guys now just finished recording their first EP entitled PALM SUNDAYS with the help of PHILIP ALBIA of DAHON,BLUES THE MILK)and his DIRTHOUSE RECORDS. It features 6 tracks,originally composed by the band and is most likely to be release on CD this year.
Recently,for some personal reason,DAVE confirmed his hiatus from the band.DEREK BUQUID (NJ's band HUFU guitarist and PANDORA's BOX bassist)
will fill in for the slot as the new bassist for XIV.
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