Band name: Mistula
Music: Heavy Metal
Members: Bella Lugosi (drums, lyrics/poetry), Uno (vocals, bass), Manx Minuet (vocals, lead guitars), Lobo (Rhythm guitars), Dragan (Rhythm guitars - former)
Songs: Mulat, The Last Supper, Baptized, Nuestra Seņora Dolorosa
The first virtual band in the Philippines, Mistula is composed of members featured as customized ball-jointed dolls. Not only music, they fuse other elements as graphic art, literature, photography and other art forms in Catholic idolatry and cultural commentary. The internet is their stage and their presence is maintained through an up-to-date weblogs.
Since its formation on August 30, 2004, the band has received recognition from various music websites, such as PhilMusic.com, Rakista.com, and PinoyRadio.com. The band has also been featured in magazines such as RockNation and Sense&Style, both Philippine publications; Fashion Doll Quarterly, a U.S.-based doll magazine; and German publications, Mangaszene. Their official fansite, The Black Rosary, has gained membership from all parts of the globe since the site's launch.