Clockwise from top left: Caren Tevanny, Barbie Almalbis,
Chen Pangan, Evee Simon, Ymi Castel, Noodle Perez
Photo Credit: Billboard Philippine
It’s clear that whether it’s in front of the microphone, with a guitar in hand, or behind the drum kit, women have undoubtedly established their presence in the Filipino music scene. The Filipino rock sound wouldn’t be what it is today without the contributions of not just female singers, but female instrumentalists as well. However, despite the presence of women in the genre and some form of recognition over the years, Filipino rock is still heavily associated with the men of the scene.