Greenpeace Southeast Asia

Remembering the battle cry by Chuck Baclagon

I was surprised when I opened the Greenpeace Youtube channel this morning.

I got a message on our inbox coming from veterans of the historic anti-Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), campaign in the 80s. The message was from the NUKLUS Band,  an alternative and progressive rock band that performed during the 80’s. They were the ones who composed the song “Dambuhala Sa Morong” (Monster of Morong), in 1980 which became the battle-cry of the Philippine anti-nukes movement at the time.

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Noel and the Jerks sing against nuclear power by Chuck Baclagon

Spotted last Friday (March 21) at 70s Bistro: singer Noel Cabangon and alternative rock and blues band the Jerks performing anti-nuclear standards.  Noel sung “Power” by John Hall, and The Jerks did “Nukleyar.”  Videos of their performance will be distributed as part of a Do-It-Yourself anti-nuclear campaigning kit for communities. Watch this space for the launch. Continue reading