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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 […]

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Disc in the Dirt – DOKKEN Part 2 (Feature)

DOKKEN in the Dirt – Part 2 The latest Disc in the Dirt feature is focused on the catalogue (1995 – 2002) of the iconic band, Dokken. (Disc in the Dirt – Dokken Part 1). This is probably the most controversial period in the band’s history, starting with the departure in classic sound with Dysfunctional, […]

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EKKO PARK – Horizon (Album Review)

EKKO PARK New Zealand produces some great bands, like Crowded House, but are not renowned for their rock bands.  Ekko Park are a rare exception. Ekko Park are a fine rock band from Auckland, New Zealand, that consists of guitarist and singer Joe Walsh, guitarist Alex Hargreaves, drummer Nick Douch and bassist Bryan Bell. The […]

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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 […]

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THE PROGRESSIVE SOULS COLLECTIVE – Sonic Birth (Album Review)

Collective Souls Together Florian Zepf, guitarist and the conductor of The Progressive Souls Collective, is a force of nature.  He was able to convince his international prog music colleagues to join an ambitious project of great quality.  Aquiles Priester (ex-Angra & Tony MacAlpine, drums), Conner Green (Haken, bass), Kevin Moore (ex-Dream Theater, programming) and Luis […]

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TOKYO MOTOR FIST – Lions (Album Review)

One-Two Punch Men* Led by the singer of Danger Danger, vocalist Ted Poley and Trixter guitarist Steve Brown, Tokyo Motor Fist also has in its ranks Greg Smith (Rainbow, Alice Cooper) and Chuck Burgi (Rainbow, Blue Oyster Cult). The supergroup of sorts is the wonderful mix of the best driving music ever.  They certainly nestle […]

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WICKED SMILE – Delirium (Album Review)

Take huge amounts of talent and hit Frappe! The result is a tasty EP dish called Wicked Smile – Delirium. A dish that will make any music lover smile with a truly wicked grin. Wicked Smile – Delirium For me, it all began one day while scrolling through my Facebook, and I see some cool […]

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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 […]

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Beaver Buzz – SHUMAUN (Feature)

SHUMAUN – Band In this second Beaver Buzz, we get to shine the spotlight on Virginia’s Shumaun.  They are a prog metal band with an incredible line in thinking music and intelligent lyrics.  Imagine a younger and hungrier Dream Theater and add in additional musical influences from across the world. We have got history too.  […]

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