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Disciple/Kevin Young Dominating The Top Of The CMW Christian Rock Chart

Talk about chart dominance! Not only is Disciple’s song Darkness Dies atop TheBlast.FM chart this week…it is #1 nationally again this week on the Christian Music Weekly chart…AND…Behold The Beloved Come Alive (featuring Kevin Young–of Disciple) is # 2! Christian Music Weekly (CMW) is a free online publication.  The Blast reports to the CMW Rock Chart.   You […]

Skillet Collects Two More Dove Awards

Skillet picks up two more Dove Awards: Rock/Contemporary Song Of The Year:  Legendary Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year:  Victorious We have two reactions to this.  The fact that we love the band Skillet and we love its members has us saying: “Congratulations!  We are very happy for you.” But the sarcastic/jaded side of us says… Well, of […]

Fireflight Releases Video For Single “Who We Are”

Fireflight has released a video for Who We Are, the debut single from the highly anticipated new album The Head And The Heart, out now on Rockfest Records.  Here it is:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I0GNx0dL38&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1w0qKGrc661p5FRrqSAM3JNwUKQpWhL7CoNRntCKAQDm7WusKIyS_MVso

Ignescent Teases Video For New Single “Exodus”

Ignescent’s new single Exodus (featuring Jeremy Valentyne)…will have an accompanying video out to the public on Halloween.   Here is a preview of this video for this song which we’ve been Blasting for a few weeks on TheBlast.FM: https://www.facebook.com/ignescentmusic/videos/268598621206100/

Disciple To Perform Entire Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Album In Concert

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades was a big album for TheBlast.FM when it came out  in 2010 and for a couple years after that.  We played Battle Lines, Comedy Tragedy, and Disasterpiece, and we still play all three songs. So this is very exciting news for us, plagiarized from Disciple’s Facebook page: Ten years of Horseshoes & Handgrenades. […]

Spoken Interview Friday at 2 PM USA/CAN/MEX Central Time

Friday, The Blast’s Colin Cruz chats with Spoken lead singer Matt Baird about some of their recent songs; their next album; the possible inclusion of a re-worked old song on the new album; about the impact of Covid-19, and about guitarist JR Bareis.  It’s in the 2 PM Hour, in the USA/Canadian/Mexican Central Time Zone.  […]

Update: Blasters Say War! 2020 Dove Award Nominees For “The Rock/Contemporary” Album Of The Year

These are the four most valid choices for what should be the Dove Awards’ 2020 “Rock” Album Of The Year category:  Demon Hunter War  (definitely the more hard rockin’ of the War and Peace double album release this year); Disciple Love Letter Kill Shot; Red Declaration; and Skillet Victorious. But this is not a Rock album of the year category…it […]