Hotdog member Rene Garcia passes away


Posted at Sep 02 2018 11:57 PM

MANILA - Rene Garcia of OPM band Hotdog passed away Sunday night.


According to his brother Dennis Garcia, Rene died of cardiac arrest.

Dennis, along with Rene, formed Hotdog in the '70s, starting the "Manila Sound" phenomenon in the local music industry.

The band is best known for its hits "Bongga Ka, 'Day," "Beh, Buti Nga," "Manila" and "Annie Batungbakal," among others.