The singer and drummer of the Eraserheads, Ely Buendia and Raimund Marasigan, respectively, broke their silence recently regarding accusations about their guitarist Marcus Adoro supposedly having abused his daughter and ex-partner.

“I hope the issue between the parties gets resolved soon,” said Raimund in his interview with

He is not keen on discussing the matter further though, maintaining, “I really want to respect the privacy of those involved.”

Meanwhile, Ely released a statement about it via his manager Diane Ventura.

Diane said, “One of Ely’s non-negotiable conditions prior to signing (up for the concert) was precisely that Marcus resolve his issues, otherwise Ely would not work with him. This was promised by Marcus’ management, which was why we even reconsidered.”

To those who accuse Ely of being an “enabler,” Diane emphasized: “That is categorically false and absurd.”

“We do not condone abuse. We acknowledge the pain and suffering of the parties involved and we seek accountability.”

The issue against Marcus was revived following the band’s announcement of their upcoming concert set in December.

Source: Manila Bulletin (