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CRASHDIET – Quarantine Thrills Live! (Online Concert Review)

Quarantine Thrills Live Well once again around the world many fans clamouring for something as simple as a live act has tuned in to a live stream to subside those cravings for some (sort of) live music. This time it was Crashdiet from Sweden settling those desires.  Like the rest of the world I was […]

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THE WILD – Live From Quarantine (Virtual Concert Review)

Live from Quarantine In today’s world, everything has come to a screeching halt. From flights, travel, and everything else right down to be able to get toilet paper for you and your family! While COVID-19 has taken away the rights of the world to even get outdoors and walk the beach it has not taken […]

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WILLE AND THE BANDITS – LIVE at Hug And Pint Glasgow (Gig Review)

The New Look Outfit: Wille And The Bandits came to Glasgow as part of their extensive spring 2020 tour of the UK. They stopped off at the Hug And Pint where they performed in a small room downstairs of the actual bar. The band has gone through quite a transformation since I saw them last […]

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BROFEST #6 (Concert Review)

THE JOY OF SIX BroFest is an irregular occasional heavy metal festival that takes place over two days in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the north of England. This year, its sixth, the venue was once again a hall deep in the bowels of the city’s university, although a different, smaller one to the last festival which was […]

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METAL 2 THE MASSES – Edinburgh Heat (Gig Review)

METAL 2 THE MASSES – Edinburgh Heat (Gig Review)

For the first time, Bloodstock Metal Festival’s battle of the bands competition has had an Edinburgh Scotland battle. The event was held in the Banshee Labyrinthwhich is in the old town centre of Edinburgh. The events under the title M2TM (Metal 2 The Masses) are held all over the UK and in Norway and Poland (if […]

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BANDAID BRIGADE – Edinburgh Banshee Jan 31 (Gig Review)

A Little Background: One of the great things about writing and reviewing is that you get some lovely offers from agencies to check out bands on their roster. Sometimes they are bands that you haven’t heard of. This happened to me when I opened an email asking if I might be interested in checking out […]

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SWEDEN ROCK 2020 – The Complete Coverage

CGCM Podcast is preparing for its return to SWEDEN ROCK in 2020. While the team focusses representation on their own CGCM Podcast/Website, coverage will also still appear on their former website, Decibel Geek. The 2020 CGCM Sweden Rock Trio: Rich “The Meister” Dillon is all set for his eighth return engagement to SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL […]

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HEAT Festival 2019 – Festival Blog/Podcast

For the past 10 years, a Melodic Rock/AOR festival has resided in the smaller German town of Ludwigsburg. Many fantastic acts have graced the stage there over this decade. After a few friends, namely Swiss Thomas, spoke persuasively and praising the event, it was time to check it out. In 2018 CGCM‘s Rich “The Meister” […]

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GWAR / VOIVOD – Glasgow Garage Live – (Concert Review)

Gwar came to Glasgow from the frozen wastes of Antarctica bringing the weather with them! A bitter cold night outside of the venue but hot and sticky (as well as drenched) inside, the fans were treated to the usual (or unusual depending on your knowledge of the band) crazy antics with a set that actually […]

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