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New Singles – March 02, 2021 (BEAVER BUZZ)

Hello CGCM Rock Radio listeners and readers! Welcome to Beaver Buzz, a regular segment written by contributor Dave Wilks showcasing some newly released (or recently added) singles to the CGCM Rock Radio rotation. While listening to our station, you’ll hear our mascot Buzzsaw Beaver come on at the top of the hour with a new […]

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HAUNT – Beautiful Distraction (Album Review)

Haunt - Beautiful Distraction

The work ethic of Haunt—more specifically the man behind the band, Trevor William Church—is really something to behold. Four great albums in roughly a year’s time is a pretty impressive feat. How about five in two years? Easy, right? Now try doing that while playing in other bands and running Church Recordings home of, among […]

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New Singles – February 23, 2021 (BEAVER BUZZ)

Hello CGCM Rock Radio listeners and readers! Welcome to Beaver Buzz, a regular segment written by contributor Dave Wilks showcasing some newly released (or recently added) singles to the CGCM Rock Radio rotation. While listening to our station, you’ll hear our mascot Buzzsaw Beaver come on at the top of the hour with a new […]

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New Singles – February 16, 2021 (BEAVER BUZZ)

Hello CGCM Rock Radio listeners and readers! Welcome to Beaver Buzz, a regular segment written by contributor Dave Wilks showcasing some newly released (or recently added) singles to the CGCM Rock Radio rotation. While listening to our station, you’ll hear our mascot Buzzsaw Beaver come on at the top of the hour with a new […]

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HESSLER – When the Sky is Black (Album Review)

Hessler - When the Sky is Black

Hessler‘s remaining members from their last release are Igz Kincaid on lead vocals and guitars and Erik Michael moving to guitars and backing vocals. The vocals are definitely different from past releases, but the energy and ferocity are definitely here. Joining Kincaid and Michael are Adam Arling on bass (The Last Vegas, Warrior Soul, Furbaby, […]

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VOODOO CIRCLE – Locked & Loaded (Album Review)

Voodoo Circle has come full circle and returned to their classic lineup for their latest release. Back together, they have unleashed an album of riff-based, big sounding melodic metal. The album is an amalgamation of the sounds of Led Zeppelin, Saxon and Whitesnake with blues elements, a touch of prog, and good-time hard rock and […]

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BEST OF 2020 – Dave Wilks (Writer)

This year CGCM decided to include EP (previously they were excluded from Top Ten Albums). Live albums and re-records were still disqualified, new music only for Best of Year. We also instigated a (highly complex🤣 – 1 point for 10th place through to 10 points for 1st place) rating system throughout all individual lists to […]

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SINNER’S BLOOD – The Mirror Star (Album Review)

Ok, I have to admit I am entirely ignorant of Chilean metal. I know, myopic American, right? But if Sinner’s Blood is any indication of the quality of the scene, then it’s time for a trip to South America (after the vaccine of course). Sinner’s Blood features Nasso, the primary songwriter and attributed to guitar, […]

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MAMMOTH WVH – Distance (Single Review)

“Distance” is the first single by Mammoth WVH, the solo project from Wolfgang Van Halen. Wolfgang did not intend this song to be the first single off his upcoming album. However, it’s a song he wrote about his father. More specifically he wrote it as a way to come to terms with Edward Van Halen’s […]

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