Acclaimed Filipino singer, poet, journalist and activist who became famous as the frontman for the jazz rock group Radioactive Sago Project in the early 2000's. He is the author of poetry collections like Subterranean Thought Parade as well as the novel SuperPanalo Sounds! and has served as the host of television shows like History with Lourd.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Santo Tomas and began playing guitar with the hardcore punk band Dead Ends in 1994.
He is a multiple-time winner of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature for his poetry, receiving the honor in 1999, 2003 and 2004.
His brother is film score composer Francis de Veyra. His cousin is singer and guitarist Mike Hanopol.
He and Paolo Bediones have both served as hosts of the television morning show Sapul sa Singko.