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RIOT CITY – Burn the Night (Album Review)

Traditional metal fans rejoice! Old school Accept and Judas Priest lovers sit up and take note! I present Riot City and their May 2019 release Burn the Night. Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada these rippers have been around since about 2011. With a DEMO (Livin’ Fast in 2014) behind it, Burn the Night is a […]

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CGCM Podcast EP#4 – Around The World In 80 Episodes (CANADA)

CGCM Podcast EP#4 – Time to hop aboard the CGCM hot air balloon and join The Meister and Wallygator as they travel the world in search of great hard rock and heavy metal! First stop, Canada! Figured we might as well start in our home country. The Great White North has always been a solid […]

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Hoser Heavy Metal Vol. 5 with Löve Razër (Ep#264)

Hoser Heavy Metal Vol. 5 with Löve Razër (Ep#264)

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4864436/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/no/custom-color/ee0c3b/ This week on the Decibel Geek Podcast it’s time for the yearly break for hosts Chris and Aaron. As the guys take the week off to enjoy their Thanksgiving football and turkey et al, The Canadian Hosers take over for their fifth time. Self-dubbed “The Hoser Heavy Metal Twins”, mostly due to being born […]

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KILLER BEE – Killing You Softly – (Album Review)

KILLER BEE – Killing You Softly – (Album Review)

I remember a few years back Rich “The Meister” Dillon had conducted a Decibel Geek interview with a band called Killer Bee. As is sometimes the case, stuff gets lost in the shuffle. Fast forward to a couple of weeks ago and it turns out these Bee‘s are set to infest again in 2016. Not only […]

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Album Review: Sanktuary – Winter’s Doom

Album Review: Sanktuary – Winter’s Doom

From the opening drum fills of “Space Race”, the lead track on their sophomore effort Winter’s Doom, Sanktuary had its’ hooks into this listener. A blistering headbanger from the opening skin bashing to the closing guitar note, Winter’s Doom crashes along for near 33 minutes despite only being seven tracks in length. Sanktuary were a new band […]

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Album Review: Lionsault – Are You Feeling Lucky?

Album Review: Lionsault – Are You Feeling Lucky?

It’s amazing in this day and age of internet highways creating a digital sea of music availability that one can still discover new bands from even the tiniest of cities. For all the bad (the well documented free/stealing/sharing of the artists creations) there’s a lot of good as well. For instance, if it was not […]

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SHOCK – Forewarned (Album Review)

SHOCK – Forewarned (Album Review)

Anticipation. A dangerous thing in certain circumstances. I’m sure that most of us have experienced anticipation at one time or another. Just as I’m sure that we have fallen victim to anticipation when it doesn’t live up to the hype that you’ve created in your own mind. I remember as a kid wanting the Star […]

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Iron Maidens In The Hammer: A Concert Review

Iron Maidens In The Hammer: A Concert Review

***A photo gallery by Brian Ronald appears at the end of this review*** The world’s only all-female Iron Maiden tribute band The Iron Maidens has made a name for themselves around the world with the chops and the looks that kill. Having seen them on MORC 2014 (Monsters of Rock Cruise), I knew what the […]

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“Some Girls Do”…..A Lee Aaron Concert Review (Including Photos by Shawn Irwin)

“Some Girls Do”…..A Lee Aaron Concert Review (Including Photos by Shawn Irwin)

Lee Aaron – @ Barney’s in Whitby, Ontario – photo by Shawn Irwin There was some dividing and conquering of the Canadian Decibel Geek team for this trio of Lee Aaron shows in the southern Ontario area.  Photographer Brian Ronald attended the sold out London, Ontario show on Friday December 5th, 2014 and had rave […]

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1987 In The Great White North (Meister Style)

1987 In The Great White North (Meister Style)

As my friend and esteemed colleague here at Decibel Geek, Wallygator, has featured in his “Hoser Heavy Metal” articles, there are a lot of great musicians, bands, and albums that have been exported from our Canadian homeland, The Great White North. 1987 in Canada saw the introduction of the one dollar coin, commonly referred to […]

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