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Barren Cross To Record New Material

Barren Cross is “definitely” going to record new music.  That’s the word from from bass player Jim LaVerde, second from left, in this photo of the band, all together.  When The Blastozoic Era program director Colin “Cruz” Strombeck spotted this photo on LaVerde’s Facebook page last night, he was the first to ask, “Is there going […]

How To Keep On Blasting On Older Roku Devices

For those of you Blasting on older Roku devices, you may have noticed that TheBlast.FM app is no longer supported on those units.   Roku has updated some of its standards, which makes TheBlast.FM app no longer usable on those old Roku units. Our Roku app developer says There is no way to make the […]

The Blastozoic Era Co-Sponsors Immortal Christian Rock Festival

Christian metal and hard rock legends are playing at the first annual Immortal Christian Rock Festival in Ohio in September:  Barren Cross, Whitecross, (Classic) Petra (which means Greg X. Volz as lead singer), Daniel Band, Saint, Les Carlsen of Bloodgood and Fear Not all rock the house! Get tickets and more information here: https://www.bmieventcenter.com/christian-rock-festival/#ARTIST  

Bloodgood Is Writing A New Album

The 80’s Christian metal/hard rock juggernauts Bloodgood announced this morning that they are writing a new album!   Les Carlsen, Michael Bloodgood, David Zaffiro and Paul Jackson are writing the album on Zoom from four different states. The last time they put out a studio album was 2013 (Dangerously Close).   The Blastozoic Era recently added their […]

Miss Angie Is Back With A New EP

Miss Angie is back! By Colin Cruz Miss Angie hit the scene as a teenage rocker on Myrrh Records in 1997, with the smash rock hits Lift My Eyes Up, Satisfied, and Hands.   I loved playing those songs on my weekly FM Christian rock show back then.  The title track from her debut disc, pictured […]

Stryper To Hell With The Devil…2.0???

I think most Stryper fans know deep in their hearts that despite some solid recent albums,  Stryper will never be able to top their 1986 album To Hell With The Devil.   But they will soon release an album that may very well be their best album since… To Hell With The Devil. The band recently recorded the whole […]