The Electromaniacs

March 3, 2008

Pinoy Rock!

One of the more prolific instrumental bands from The Philippines. The complete name was Jose Mari Gonzales & The Electromaniacs. Organized and managed by the popular Filipino actor, the band members consisted originally of Ernie Delgado (lead), Gene Generoso (rhythm), Joey Gordon (bass) and Lito Toribio (drums). Gene and Joey soon left and were replaced by Chito Perez (2nd lead) and Emil Caballero (bass). They were playing in the style of The Ventures with a blend of country and blues influences. Their signature tune was Lovers guitar.