In May this year, local papers reported that Pascasio was suffering from chronic abdominal disease. Charity concerts were held to raise funds to defray the mounting costs of the continuing treatment of his ailment. An appeal for financial assistance and blood donors was launched on Facebook in his behalf.
His daughter, Gege, vocalist of the punk band The Manatees was reported to have written on her Facebook page: ""May you rest in peace dad. I love you so much and we will miss you... You legend!"
Producer and sound engineer Robert Javier tweeted, "...paalam, Bong Pascasio, Grin Dept. kita-kita tayo sa finals..."
Another fan tweeted, "Sad sad story for all the 90's kids. :|"
Beginning in the mid-90s, Pascasio's Grin Department became a fixture in the Pinoy rock music scene mainly due to their wacky compositions rife with sexual puns andRead More »from Frontman of 90s band Grin Department passes away