Itchyworms Band Profile
Itchyworms has always been a bunch of jovial and funny guys. Their distinct sense of humor is quiet known, if not legendary among their friends and peers who have known them from their college days in Ateneo…. Read more….
According to Jugs himself, the band was called Itchyworms because Scorpions, The Beatles and the Crickets are taken, so they chose Itchyworms.
Besides, all of the band’s members collects insects believe it or not. Jazz has a collection of scorpions, Chino has different kinds of beetles, Jugs has crickes and Kelvin…. worms!
Mostly Pinoy Rock. Itchyworms is one of the best Filipino Rock Band. Though they have cute, kilig love songs.
The band started as school buddies in Ateneo. The band came out at a time when furious and tuneless rap-metal was on the verge of breaking into the local rock radio. In the midst of all the cacophonous aggression, the Itchyworms wrote and performed catchy music with actual melodies. The band’s arrangements displayed a certain depth and complexity that would make the most fickle musician take notice. Read more….
Jazz Nicolas – drums, lead vocals
Jugs Jugueta – guitars, lead vocals
Chino Singson – guitars, backing vocals
Kelvin Yu – bass, backing vocals
Albums, Singles… the whole discography
- Little Monsters Under Your Bed (2001, Neo Records)
- And The Worm Jumped Over The Moon
- Noontime Show (2005, Universal Records)
- Repackaged Noontime Show (with Commercial Break bonus AVCD)
- Their song “Kabataang Pinoy” is the theme song for Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition
- They won Best World/Alternative Music in the 19th Awit Awards for the song “Akin Ka Na Lang”
- They won Album of the Year in the 2006 NU Rock Awards
- The band members studied in Ateneo
- They won Best New Artist in the 2001 NU 107 Rock Awards
- The video for the song “Buwan” was directed by Marie Jamora
- The video for “Akin Ka Na Lang” was directed by Wincy Ong
- Katwo Librando of Narda appears in the video for “Akin Ka Na Lang”