A band based out of Pontiac, Mi. formed in 2013 with the love of Tejano and Norteno music Co-Founders Jose “Joey” Ybarra and Eric Estrada wanted to push for the best. In late 2013 some of the original members of the band left which had a opening for new members to keep the band going. In November 2013 Xplozivo welcomed keyboard player Raul “Nano” Fuentes to the band to be apart of the family along side with original member Joey Herrera on bass. In 2014 after the new years Xplozivo welcomed drummer Pablo “rene” Herrera to the family.
Now in 2014 the band has celebrated it’s 1 year anniversary bringing the people a new blend in tejano/norteno music. Also in 2014 the band has released its debut single “2 songs which was released under Joey’s solo Project”a Suenos De Ayer which was released independently on digital distribution was written by Jose “Joey” Ybarra and produced by Jesus “Jesse” Herrera, has taken off across the nation with the support of local and radio DJ’s.
Xplozivo which is considered to be a new sound and face in tejano music in the midwest has been blessed to have 2nd and 3rd generation musicians in the band, which helps the band become a stronger team on stage.
Touring the Midwest the band has been welcomed with open arms from Lansing, Mi. Detroit, Mi. Toledo, Oh, and Elgin, Ill,
Xplozivo band line up is:
Jose “Joey” Ybarra Jr. Lead Vocals y Accordion
Eric Estrada- 2nd Vocals y Guitar
Raul “DJ Nano- Vocals Y Keyboards
Vinnie Rivera Bass
Pablo “Rene” Herrera- Drums
Contact Information :
Jose “Joey” Ybarra Jr.- 248 252 2887
Raul “Nano” Fuentes- 248 935 1834