TheBlast.FM Outage: Southwest Fiber Cut: Use Backup Streams

If you wondering why we have dead air tonight, our San Diego hosting provider has let us know that they see there was a fiber cut in the southwest tonight and that is somehow affecting our stream hosting.

Use our Backup Streams (last option in the app) as we look for other solutions.


Kingdom Come Festival 2024: At Least 23 Blast Bands At Free Festival

At least 23 bands that The Blast plays, plus some artists and bands heard on The Blast Blender and The Implosion, will be playing at this year’s Kingdom Come Festival near Greenfield, Indiana.    The Blast is a mouthpiece promotional sponsor for the festival.  We will have a booth there again this year run by some awesome Blasters from Memphis.

The 23 bands The Blast plays are:

Spoken…Disciple…American Arson…The Protest…Chaotic Resemblance….Behold The Beloved…Matt Moore…Nate Parrish….Relentless Flood…Fyrebrand…Relessser…Autumn’s Descent…Autumn Eve…Ashes Remain…Adamic…As We Are…These Beautiful Ruins…

Theoterran…Undefeated…Zahna…Reclaim The Day…Amongst The Giants…
Devin Williams Band.

The festival is free.  For directions to the outdoor venue, visit

Spoken, Brian “Head” Welch, Nate Parrish Also Doing Anti-Trafficking Concert

Nate Parrish joins Brian Head Welch and Spoken in a benefit concert for human trafficking survivors

On Tuesday, May 28, the rock acts will present An Evening of Rock and Conversation in Bakersfield, CA

(by Mary Nikkel of Transparent Media)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Nate Parrish has joined the lineup for An Evening of Rock and Conversation, a benefit concert supporting the human trafficking survivors served by Magdelene Hope. The evening’s roster is spearheaded by Brian Head Welch and Spoken. You can access tickets at

“Any time I can rock while also raising awareness for a great cause, I’m in!” punk rocker Nate Parrish offers. “Shining a light on the darkness of human trafficking happening right now in Bakersfield is something I believe our community can all unite around. Let’s do this!”

The event will be happening on Nate Parrish’s home turf at The Historic Bakersfield Fox Theater. Tickets, which are $35 in advance and $40 day of show, give each attendee a chance to support the mission, enjoy some music and participate in a live auction. All of this is key to empowering Magdelene Hope to continue their work in serving the vulnerable population of local trafficking survivors.

“Our desire is to see more people be made aware, volunteer, advocate, and partner with us in our mission to eradicate sex trafficking,” explains Dr. Doug Bennett, founder and president of Magdalene Hope. “I am excited to have Spoken and Nate Parrish on the same bill with my longtime friend Brian Head Welch. They’ll join together for a conversation about life, music, the launching of his new record label, and more. We will be selling Korn Koffee on our coffee truck at the show. Our truck provides employment to survivors through Magdalene Hope’s Rescue Grounds Coffee Company.”

The end result promises to be an evening that extends truly multi-faceted support to the work of ending sex trafficking.

An Evening of Rock and Conversation will begin at 7:00 on May 28, with doors opening at 6:00. Get tickets at To learn more about the mission of Magdelene Hope or donate directly, visit

If you think that you or someone you know is being trafficked, text “HELP” to 233733 or call 888-373-7888.

HolyName, Impending Doom To Do An Anti-Human Trafficking Concert

HolyName and Run Against Traffic Host Rock Against Traffic concert with With Impending Doom in Pomona, CA

The event supporting the Run Against Traffic foundation will feature HolyName, Impending Doom, Convictions, Dynasty and Meadows 

(by Mary Nikkel of Transparent Media)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — HolyName and Impending Doom have joined forces for an earth-shattering night of metal for good with Rock Against Traffic, a concert benefitting survivors of human trafficking. The monster lineup of heavy music will support the Run Against Traffic Foundation, which exists to fuel quality trauma-informed aftercare. The full lineup includes HolyName, Impending Doom, Convictions, Dynasty and Meadows. Tickets are on sale now at

Run Against Traffic was founded by Tommy Green, former vocalist for Sleeping Giant and current singer for HolyName. After he and his wife Krissi encountered a survivor of trafficking, their lives were forever changed. With Rock Against Traffic, the metal vocalist is hoping to stir people to action the same was he was moved. 

“Rock Against Traffic is significant because it combines my own origins in a unique and passionate culture of people with a mission that is very near to mine and Krissi’s hearts,” Tommy explains. “We are using the power of our community in the hardcore and metal scene, combining that with a vision to raise awareness, raise funds and shine a light on the incredible need that exists for survivors of human trafficking to receive quality aftercare.”

It’s not the first time that the metal scene has rallied around the Run Against Traffic cause. As a band, HolyName ran a limited edition merch drop to support the foundation. Recently, the metal outlet KingdomCore did the same. The passion and energy inherently found in the metal community has been the perfect power source to channel into a cause desperately needing attention. 

Expanding on that need, Tommy says, “Without proper aftercare, nearly all of these precious people somehow find their way back into the life. The desire to make fundraising, activism and awareness as easy as possible is part of what has fueled this event. I think it’s incredible that through the power of the marketplace and the platform of media, the mission can be accomplished by people simply buying a ticket to a show, seeing some of their favorite bands and hearing about Run Against Traffic’s work.”

While supporting the cause, attendees are due for a truly unforgettable metal show. Between the veteran players in HolyName and Impending Doom, modern contenders in Convictions and the newcomers in Dynasty and Meadows, the night promises to be unforgettably brutal. 

“My hope is that people have an experience at the show,” Tommy concludes. “That they enjoy the bands and go home knowing that by purchasing a ticket, buying some merch or just donating at the show, they did what they could to stand with those precious human beings that are in desperate need of quality aftercare.”

You can get tickets at For more about Run Against Traffic, visit

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