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CURRENT PODCAST EPISODE #56


CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL

SWEDISH AOR CONVENTION

DARBY MILLS/KiLLeR DWaRfS Tour

SAVAGE MASTER – Sign to Shadow Kingdom Records (News)

Today, Shadow Kingdom Records is proud to announce the signing of Savage Master. The first fruit of this union shall be the American band’s massively anticipated third album, titled Myth, Magic & Steel, which is expected to see release through Shadow Kingdom this autumn on CD, vinyl LP, and cassette tape formats. One of the […]

Swedish AOR CONVENTION Announces Headliner (News)

BAD HABIT is set to headline the Swedish AOR Convention (May 31-June 02, 2019 in Malmo). The announcement, made Sunday night, has BAD HABIT joining the party. The roster is already stocked with Swedish AOR bands appearing at the first time event, with more to announce. The Swedish AOR Convention is born from last year’s […]

Perception and Attitude of Musicians Toward Copyright – A Survey (News)

Lisa Di Valentino is a librarian with a background in copyright research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is conducting a survey into learning about what musicians and music industry people think about copyright in the United States. The data will be used to help determine how to promote copyright awareness among musicians. The study itself […]

CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL – Complete Lineup (News)

There’s a new festival in The Meister‘s summer events pool. Not that he has much space on the docket, but nonetheless CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL will be graced by his presence in late May. The Lincolnshire UK event unveiled it’s final two acts (The Treatment and Bigfoot) about a week or so back and […]

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2019 – Final Bands (News)

Final 14 Bands for SWEDEN ROCK Festival 2019 Announced Press Release (translated by Google Translate): Today we can present the last 14 bands to Sweden Rock Festival 2019. One of the world’s largest extreme metal bands, Behemoth, returns to Sweden Rock with a larger stage production than ever before. LOK resumes when the others fall […]

WITCHES HEX FEST 2019 – Female Fronted Festival (News)

Just when CGCM/Decibel Geek followers and friends of Rich “The Meister” Dillon thought he couldn’t possibly add another event into his already packed yearly schedule, along comes WITCHES HEX FEST 2019. This first-year event takes place in Cleveland, Ohio on August 9 & 10, 2019. Billed as: “Heavy metal fest featuring only true female-fronted bands. […]

BONAFIDE – Live at KB (March 15, 2019)

Press Release (with slight edits): Swedish hard rockers Bonafide release their first live album Live at KB on March 15th One of Sweden’s hardest working bands, with six studio albums and countless tours under their collective belts, start off 2019 with the release of their first live album. Live at KB will be released on […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – NEMIS Stage Bands Announced (News)

From a SWEDEN ROCK 2019 Press Release translated via Google Translate (with slight edits): Together with Studiefrämjandet Musik, the eight Nemis bands are presented today, which this summer will have the chance to show off for the Sweden Rock audience. Today we have the pleasure of presenting the eight new bands that this summer get […]

BACKYARD BABIES – Sliver & Gold (March 15, 2019) (News)

In 2019, BACKYARD BABIES – one of Sweden’s longest-running and most influential hard rock bands – celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of their eighth studio album, Sliver & Gold, which will be issued in North America on March 15 via M-Theory Audio. The record – which was produced by the legendary Chips Kiesbye […]

PENDULUM OF FORTUNE – Return to Eden (March 8, 2019) (News)

This one shot across The Meister‘s desk this morning and it’s very exciting too! This band, Pendulum of Fortune, features legendary MSG drummer Bodo Schopf and Pink Cream 69/ex-Voodoo Circle vocalist David Readman. On March 8, 2019, via El Puerto Records they deliver Pendulum of Fortune – Return to Eden, the band’s sophomore release. Pendulum […]