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LEAVES’ EYES – The Last Viking (Album Review)

The Last Viking Leaves’ Eyes was formed in 2003 by Norwegian vocalist Liv Kristine and German singer Alexander Krull. In 2018 they released their album, Sign Of The Dragonhead, their first full length with new singer Elina Siirala who joined in early 2016 after the departure of founding member Kristine. Their 2015 album, King Of […]

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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Worlds Away (Album Review)

Press Release Though coronavirus has forced us indoors, music still flows. In the case of Canadian multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Schoolcraft, she chose to look back on her gothic metal past and reimagine it in an entirely new light. She has lent her talents to an astounding variety of bands, ranging from Cradle of Filth’s extreme metal […]

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IAN GREG OF TORCH (Interview)

My first time hearing the band Torch was in 2018. I thought I would check out some of their set at Sweden Rock Festival. This is why I love going to Sweden Rock to hear bands you have never heard of or bands that don’t tour in Canada. Getting home I decided to listen to […]

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STEVE MANN OF LIONHEART (Interview)

Lionheart is a band I first heard of back in 1984 as their video “Die For Love” played on TV. I loved this song, but never did find their album until many years later when I found it on CD. The band started in 1980 and have released 3 albums and 1 album of demos. […]

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LIONHEART – The Reality of Miracles (Album Review)

What do you get when you put Iron Maiden, UFO, Michael Schenker Fest and Shy together? To be honest, I wouldn’t have a clue, but for me, this story starts in 1984 when the video “Die For Love” by Lionheart from England came on TV. I loved this song, but I never found a cassette […]

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GODDO – Rock Candy Records Remastered (News)

There are many classic rock bands from Canada. If you ask Canadian classic music fans, I would be surprised if someone has not heard of the hard-working band Goddo that formed in 1975. With the first album released in 1977, Goddo put out 5 classic albums till 1981.  After a 9-year break in new material, […]

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CGCMs BEST OF 2019 (Year in Review)

Welcome to the CGCM Podcast/Website. We are a group of music passionate folks from around the world. Although we began in Canada with only the podcast co-hosts, we now realize an entire team of staff from Canada, UK, USA and Sweden! Follow us at our website and/or social media for all our podcasts, album/concert reviews, […]

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BEST OF 2019 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Welcome to the CGCM Podcast/Website. We are a group of music passionate folks from around the world. Although we began in Canada with only the podcast co-hosts, we now realize an entire team of staff from Canada, UK, USA and Sweden! Follow us at our website and/or social media for all our podcasts, album/concert reviews, […]

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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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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Live in Toronto – Martyr CD Release Party

Shawn “Animalize” Irwin of CGCM Podcast was proud to be a part of Lindsay Schoolcraft‘s CD release party live in Toronto on Friday, December 6th, 2019. Here’s his blog of LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Live in Toronto. Oshawa’s own Lindsay Schoolcraft recently released her debut album Martyr. Now the time has come for her to play […]

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