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JOIN THE CGCM FAMILY (Staff Ad)

Buzzsaw Beaver wants you! Yes, you! That’s right, we are looking to expand our awesome CGCM team. And you could be our next victim! Do you have a love of hard rock and heavy metal music? Looking for a fun music-related hobby? Interested in getting more involved? At CGCM we are a group of music […]

WARRANT – Dog Eat Dog Revisited (Album Review)

Warrant – Dog Eat Dog Revisited When this album came out on August 25th, 1992 on Columbia Records, the world was most likely expecting “Cherry Pie” 2.0. I  do not think the fans were expecting the album that Warrant was about to drop. Peaking at #25 on the billboard 200, it was also the last […]

Disc in the Dirt – DOKKEN Part 1 (Feature)

DOKKEN in the Dirt The latest Disc in the Dirt feature is focused on the catalogue of the iconic band Dokken, Dokken formed in 1979. It split up in 1989 and reformed four years later. The band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. The live album Beast from the East was nominated for […]

Disc in the Dirt – RATT Retrospective Part 2 (Feature)

In this feature, Disc in the Dirt, we look at the discographies of bands and rate their albums and discuss the critical responses to them. Welcome to Part 2 of the Ratt discography. This covers the period from 1988’s Reach for the Sky to Infestation.  It does not include Collage or Rarities, but just the studio albums. […]

IRON MAIDEN – Iron Maiden (Retro Album Review)

IRON MAIDEN – The Debut Iron Maiden almost 40 years old and is the debut studio album by classic English heavy metal band Iron Maiden. It was released on 14 April 1980 in the United Kingdom by EMI Records and in the United States by Harvest and Capitol Records.  It launched the career of one […]

Disc in the Dirt – RATT Retrospective Part 1 (Feature)

In this new feature, Disc in the Dirt, we look at the discographies of bands and rate their albums and discuss the critical responses to them.  Welcome to Part 1 of Ratt‘s discography. This covers the period from the self-titled E.P. to Dancing Undercover.  Part 2 will cover the rest of their albums. Ratt – […]

BLACK SABBATH – Heaven and Hell (Retro Album Review)

Blaster 1980 was an absolute blaster of a year for the release of classic rock albums. We had AC/DC’s Back in Black, Ace of Spades by Motorhead, Rush’s Permanent  Waves and British Steel by Judas Priest to name but a few. It is, then, a testament to Black Sabbath that their own Heaven and Hell […]

Psycho’s Pandemic Playlist (Blog)

Psycho’s Pandemic Playlist Let’s just call it what it is. The world has gone to hell in a handbasket. Globally people are in lockdown, or self-isolation, and stuck indoors until the unforeseeable future. Not to mention that we are stuck with the kids and our spouses as well­. To some folks this is a great […]