Entries by colincruz

HolyName Signs With Facedown Records

We’ve been playing singles from HolyName, a band fronted by former Sleeping Giant vocalist Tommy Green on https://TheBlast.FM and on The Implosion for 7 weeks now, and today, Facedown Records announces they’ve signed the band to their record label.  Here’s what Facedown has to say about it:   HolyName founders Tommy Green (Sleeping Giant) and […]

Grave Robber Brings The Horror Punk To The Kingdom Come Festival

Christian Horror Punk.  Yeah.  That’s a thing.  And it is done very well by the band Grave Robber.  The costumes are shocking.  Zombies!!!  Aaahh!!!  The music is shocking.  The message…in the lyrics and in the preaching from the frontman…is on-point, full of Biblical wisdom.   The man behind this mask is Shawn Browning.  Lead singer, pastor, […]

The Implosion Streaming Address Changes

TheBlast.FM stations recently changed streaming addresses for better connectivity from our main encoding site in Portland. Streams are now hosted in San Diego and are much smoother, as internet routing changes had made the connection from Portland to the Washington, D.C. metro much less stable. If  you are listening on a third party media player, […]

War Of Ages Interview on The Blast Wednesday

On our brother station, The Blast, Colin Cruz interviews War of Ages on Wednesday.  The band enjoys airplay on both The Implosion and The Blast, with the heaviest tracks landing only on The Implosion.   On the Colin Cruz Radio Show, Colin will chat with lead singer Leroy Hamp.  Listen at 12 Noon (USA/Canada/Mexico Central Time) […]

Kingdom Come Festival 2020 Is On! New Dates: July 10th And 11th

Kingdom Come Festival IS going to happen in 2020.  Due to Indiana’s current Covid-19 restrictions, the festival cannot happen on the originally scheduled dates in June.   A new set of dates has been worked out with the venue and the bands, and it is Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11.  The Implosion bands playing […]

Capstone Music Festival 2020 Is Cancelled

Capstone is a Covid-casualty.   Yes, unfortunately, the Capstone Music Festival has been cancelled for 2020 due to Covid-19 shutdowns in Indiana lasting into next month.  The festival would have featured The Implosion bands Amongst The Giants, Becoming Sons, Brotality, Deliverance, Gold Frankincense and Myrrh, Grave Robber, Leper and XL & DBD. The festival also would […]