The Explosion was an American punk rock and alternative rock that was formed in 1998, in Boston, Massachusetts. The group consisted of Matt Hock (Currently singing with The Blind Spiders), David Walsh (Currently playing guitar with The Loved Ones), Damian Genuardi (Currently playing bass with Blonde Acid Cult), Andrew Black and Chris Gonzalez (Currently playing bass with The Loved Ones). The Explosion gained popularity in 2004 with their breakthrough single, "Here I Am", which you may download in mp3 from our site. It was featured in the soundtrack of the Burnout 3 racing video game and the Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Soundtrack. The song also reached the 37th position in the US chart and 71st in the UK single album list. On February 13, 2007 the band announced that they had left Virgin Records. After that, they announced that they were to split up.