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Profile of Band ST12

ST 12 is the Indonesian band, formed in Bandung, West Java in 2004. The group was formed by Ilham Febry aka Pepep (drummer), Dedy Sudrajat alias Pepeng (guitarist), Muhammad Charly van Houten aka Charly (vocalist), and Iman Rush (guitarist) (deceased). ST 12 name stands for Jl. Stasiun Timur No. 12, which is the band's headquarters. As of 2010, ST 12 had produced 5 albums.


ST 12 was officially formed on January 20, 2004, although its members had long been in the music world. Earlier, they were not known to each other. They often met in the rental studio in East Station Street 12, Bandung. The band was named for the father of Pepep, Helmi Aziz. Charly liked jazz, Pepep liked jazz and rock, while Pepeng grew up with rock music. After failing to get a recording contract, ST 12 went indie (independent). Their debut album,Jalan Terbaik was released in 2006. Unfortunately, during the promotional tour in Semarang, Iman Rush died after a brain hemorrhage in October 2005.

The success of their debut album ST 12 caught the attention of Trinity Optima Production. ST12 also released a second album P.U.S.P.A(2008) in tribute to Iman Rush.

Charly and Pepeng quit from ST 12 management and launched Setia Band, but this name has been used by Setia Band from Lampung since April 14, 2010. In May 2012, one of the member from Lampung went to Jakarta to see Charly, but until now there are no news.

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