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The Anticipation of MORC 2019 (Blog)

Exactly one week from today, I will be airborne! As I prepare to head out from Toronto to Miami for my ninth Monsters of Rock Cruise, I thought I’d jot down some thoughts. Many MORC-ians may indeed know me. Perhaps you read my last year’s pre-sail blog on Decibel Geek (link). Maybe you’re a part […]

CGCM Podcast EP#54-Love (MORC) Boat (Podcast Episode)

LOVE, exciting and new. Come aboard, we’re expecting you! The LOVE Boat soon will be making another run. That’s right headbangers, the Monsters Of Rock Cruise is gearing up for its 9th voyage on February 24th. As always the lineup is incredible. Some MORC veteran bands and a slew of fresh blood. This is destined […]

MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE Changed My Life.

MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE Changed My Life.

The seeds of the traveling concert addiction for me officially began with something called the Monsters of Rock Cruise, more affectionately known as MORC in 2012. (MORC 2012 Recap Article) After seeing the lineup for that inaugural voyage I said to myself “self it will be the end of your life if you’re not on […]

Monsters of Rock Cruise East Wrap-Up 2016

Monsters of Rock Cruise East Wrap-Up 2016

The fifth voyage of the historic floating rock and roll party that is The Monsters of Rock Cruise has returned safely to port and drawn to a close. Decibel Geek has provided some extensive coverage in the past of Monsters of Rock Cruises, mostly through The Meister‘s blog series and links to all related articles […]

2015 Monsters Of Rock Cruise: Countdown Commencing! My Top 5 Must See Bands…….and Hacked By A Hoser!!!!

2015 Monsters Of Rock Cruise: Countdown Commencing! My Top 5 Must See Bands…….and Hacked By A Hoser!!!!

I begin this piece during a spat of winter weather here in the Bluegrass; snow on the ground, temps in the teens, 1 snow day on the books. As you might imagine I am already yearning for a warmer climate. Along with said yearning grows an anticipation of volcanic magnitude. For in 5 unbearable months […]

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest: The Final Fling (Photography by Shawn Irwin) Part 3 of 3

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest: The Final Fling (Photography by Shawn Irwin) Part 3 of 3

  Marty/Meister/Shawn ready to rock On this third and final day of concerts at 2014’s Firefest: The Final Fling here in Nottingham, England we were still quite energized and were up and attacking the Hilton buffet once again at a reasonable hour.  Shawn, proudly sporting his newly acquired Black ‘N Blue shirt, was ahead of […]

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest (Photo Galleries by Shawn Irwin) Part 2 of 3

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest (Photo Galleries by Shawn Irwin) Part 2 of 3

  Meister & Scott Still reeling from Friday’s concert events at Firefest we arose on Saturday morning and again raided the Hilton’s breakfast buffet.  We greeted several folks that we had already met and even a few new ones as we ate or passed through the hotel lobby.  As we were looking to take up […]

Anarchy In U.K.: Two Canadians at Firefest (1/3)

Anarchy In U.K.: Two Canadians at Firefest (1/3)

Nottingham, England, probably most well known in stories of Robin Hood, was the scene of the crime so to speak.  The population of the storied city swelled with tattooed, long-haired rockers the weekend of October 23-26, 2014 with the arrival of the annual Firefest Festival.  It was almost like there were two types of group […]