Hotdog Guitarist RENE GARCIA Passes Away At 65

Karen Jane Ng

Posted at September 03, 2018

The lead guitarist of iconic Filipino band Hotdog, Rene Garcia, has passed away at 65. His bandmate and brother Dennis confirmed that Rene died of cardiac arrest this weekend.

Among the celebrities who paid respect to the Manila Sound pioneer were Joey de Leon and Zsa Zsa Padilla who was the vocalist of Hotdog at one point.

As a tribute to Rene Garcia, MYX will air MYX PRESENTS HOTSILOG on Tuesday September 4 at 9pm. The one-hour special features Gary Valenciano, Sarah Geronimo, Rachelle Anne Go, Toni Gonzaga, Piolo Pascual, Erik Santos, Jed Madela and other singers performing the unforgettable hits of Hotdog like "Manila", "Pers Lab", "Panaginip", "Bongga Ka Day", "Annie Batungbakal", "Ikaw Ang Miss Universe Ng Buhay Ko", and more.

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