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The Explosion

The Explosion
Formed: 1998 in Boston, MA
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Disbanded: 2007
Group Members: David Walsh, Damian Genuardi, Dave Walsh, Andrew Black, Matthew Hock, Sam Cave, Dan Colby, Chris Gonzales
Biography: Boston punk quintet the Explosion was formed in the autumn of 1998 by vocalist Matt Hock, guitarist Dave Walsh, ex-In My Eyes bassist Damian Genaurdi, and drummer Dan Colby; the subsequent addition of former Trouble guitarist Sam Cave completed the lineup. The group made its Jade Tree debut in 2000 with ...Read full biography
Flash Flash Flash
Released: 2000
Label: Mordam Records
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From the opening call of Flash Flash Flash's "No Revolution," Boston's punk rock patriots the Explosion make their statement quite clear. Lyrics like "We look to the past, and ask for nothing more" drive ...Read full review
Black Tape
Released: 2004
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Boston's Explosion make the major-label leap with Black Tape, but their decision to leave the independent ranks hasn't diluted their exuberantly revivalist sound. Recording Tape with helmer Jason Carmer ...Read full review
More The Explosion albums: Main Albums (7), Singles & EPs (10)