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The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time  

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Do you love original Pilipino music, otherwise known as OPM? If so, you're at the right place. This is the best OPM, or original Pilipino music artists list, including artists such as the Eraserheads and Aegis as well as Sarah Geronimo and Yeng Constantino. OPM may also be read as original Pinoy music or original Philippine music, but they all refer to the same thing, and that is Filipino pop songs and ballads.

These are the best original Pilipino music artists of all time, ranked best to worst by fans. Originating in Manila, OPM emerged in the 70s and grew more popular in the 80s and 90s when new filipino bands like Smokey Mountain and Donna Cruz came on the scene.. This list of original Pilipino music bands includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution since that time and is an up-to-date list.

Many of the songs are in English--but great tagalog music can also be categorized as OPM. This list of OPM bands includes additional details about the artists, including other genres they play and a brief overview of them if available. These are truly the greatest original Pilipino music bands of all time, since true fans have voted for them.

So if you are a fan and you see that your favorite band is missing from this original Pinoy music list, go ahead and add them! After all, this is supposed to be a complete list of the best original Pilipino music artists and bands.

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Parokya ni Edgar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Experimental classical music, Music of the Philippines, Comedy rock
2
The Eraserheads is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
EdwardJohnCampanero added Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music
3
Rivermaya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Indie pop, Pop music, Grunge
4
Kamikazee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop punk, Heavy metal, Pop rock
5
Silent Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Indie pop, Ballad, Cello rock
6
Up Dharma Down is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
McTanBarbasa added Experimental rock, Jazz fusion, Pop rock
7
Bamboo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
grxxxx added Rock music, Jazz fusion, Alternative rock
8
Itchyworms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock
9
Apo Hiking Society is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop music, Manila Sound, Music of the Philippines
10
Moonstar88 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Rock music, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines
11
Sponge Cola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines
12
Siakol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
AgentCiro added
13
Yeng Constantino is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Ballad, Pop music, Rock music
14
M.Y.M.P. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Acoustic music, Soul music, Music of the Philippines
15
Sugarfree is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock
16
Callalily is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Emo, Pop rock, Alternative rock
17
6cyclemind is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop music, Reggae, Pop rock
18
Hale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Acoustic music, Dream pop, Pop rock
19
Orange and Lemons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Indie pop, Pop music, Pop rock
20
The Dawn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock
21
Wolfgang is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
John Ray SF Aventino added Grunge, Heavy metal, Hard rock
22
True Faith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop rock, Experimental music, Alternative rock
23
Aegis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Music of the Philippines
24
Urbandub is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Experimental rock, Rhythm and blues, Alternative rock
25
Kitchie Nadal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original Pilipino Music Bands/Artists of All Time
Acoustic music, Pop rock, Alternative rock