|Origin||Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Past members||Chino David|
Silent Sanctuary is a 5-piece Filipino rock band that was formed in Metro Manila, Philippines in 2001. Five studio albums have been released by the band throughout its career.
Silent Sanctuary was formed in 2001 with three founding members Norman Dellosa (vocals, guitars), Paolo Legaspi (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Allen Calixto (drums).[ citation needed ] As a growing band, they experimented in their music by mixing in classical instruments to make a unique sound, adding the fourth member, Norman's high school classmate Anjo Inacay (cellist) to the line-up. In 2002, they were asked to guest in UnTV's In the Raw where Anjo asked Jett Ramirez to create string arrangements for their performance. More string instrumentalists joined them during that single episode. Later, Jett Ramirez (violist) and Chino David (violinist) were both asked as formal members of the band. The name Silent Sanctuary was coined by Dellosa. In February 2004, they released an independently produced full-length album in Millennia Bar and Cafe in Kamuning entitled Ellipsis of the Mind. On the same year, Dellosa left the band.
Later on, Sarkie Sarangay took over vocal duties for the band after Norman Dellosa's departure. Jett Ramirez left the band, after they released their debut single "Rebound" in 2006. [ citation needed ] Jason Rondero, vocalist/bassist of indie band New Modern became the band's new bassist when Paolo Legaspi left the band after their successful label debut album called Fuchsiang Pag-ibig, a year after Sarangay joined the band.[ citation needed ]
Silent Sanctuary's second album Fuchsiang Pag-ibig, [ citation needed ] The same year in 2007, Silent Sanctuary also covered their 1st remake single of original APO's classic hit, Tuyo Ng Damdamin for APO Hiking Society's tribute compilation album KaminAPOMuna Ulit.was released under Universal Records in 2007. They did this with the help of their manager Kerwin Rosete who has worked for Parokya ni Edgar, and is now the person behind One Big Family Artist Management. He also manages other OPM bands including Itchyworms, Ciudad, Soapdish, Overtone, Wandering Dew, and Concrete Sam.
Their third album called Mistaken for Grantedwas released on March 27, 2009 under Universal Records with Rommel "Sancho" Sanchez and Buddy Zabala as producers.
Silent Sanctuary spiced up their signature "classical music meets rock music" sound with the release of their 4th album called Monodramatic in 2013.Under Ivory Music & Video Inc., they launched the most awaited album since the last releasing way back 4 years ago.
Silent Sanctuary sang Angel Eyes theme song "Sa'yo" at the #MyxMo2014 concert.
|Award ceremony||Year||Category||Nominee(s) / Work(s)||Result||Ref.|
|Awit Awards||2008||Best Christmas Recording||"Parol"||Nominated|
|2014||Best Ballad Recording||"Sa'Yo"||Nominated|
|Best Collaboration||"Meron Nang Iba" with (Ashley Gosiengfiao)||Nominated|
|Best Rock/Alternative Recording||"Bumalik Ka Na Sa'Kin"||Nominated|
|Best Performance by a Group Recording Artist||Nominated|
|Music Video of the Year||Nominated|
|2016||Best Performance by a Group Recording Artist||"Pasensiya Ka Na"||Nominated|
|People's Voice Favorite Group Artist||Nominated|
|MOR Pinoy Music Awards||2017||LSS Hit of the Year||"Pasensiya Ka Na"||Nominated|
|2018||Group of the Year||"Silent Sanctuary"||Nominated|
|Myx Music Awards||2008||Favorite New Artist||"Silent Sanctuary"||Nominated|
|Favorite Song||"Ikaw Lamang"||Nominated|
|2015||Favorite Group||"Silent Sanctuary"||Won|
|Mellow Video of the Year||"Di Na Kita Mahal"||Nominated|
|2018||Favorite Group||"Silent Sanctuary"||Nominated|
|2019||Collaboration of the Year||"Dambana" with (Aia De Leon)||Nominated|
|NU Rock Award||2006||In The Raw Award||"Silent Sanctuary"||Won|
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