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CGCM Podcast Ep#126 Top Tens of 2020!

Looking back at the year 2020, there is certainly lots to discuss and reflect upon. A year of challenges is an understatement. A year of political turmoil it certainly was. It was also, a year of amazing music being released around the globe. Grab a cold one, make yourself comfortable and join the Canadian Geeks […]

BEST OF 2020 – The Meister (Radio DJ/Podcast Co-Host/Writer)

This year CGCM decided to include EP (previously they were excluded from Top Ten Albums). Live albums and re-records were still disqualified, new music only for Best of Year. We also instigated a (highly complex🤣 – 1 point for 10th place through to 10 points for 1st place) rating system throughout all individual lists to […]

BEST OF 2020 – Sparky (Writer)

This year CGCM decided to include EP (previously they were excluded from Top Ten Albums). Live albums and re-records were still disqualified, new music only for Best of Year. We also instigated a (highly complex🤣 – 1 point for 10th place through to 10 points for 1st place) rating system throughout all individual lists to […]

OZ – Forced Commandments (Album Review)

Super-Quick In 2017 Finnish metallers OZ produced their first album of all-new songs in 31 years with the excellent Transition State. I reviewed it at the time for Decibel Geek so head over there if you need a refresher. Now, in relatively super-quick fashion, they are back with Forced Commandments, due out May 22 on […]

OZ – Forced Commandments (April 24, 2020)

Check out all our Upcoming Release announcements New release from: OZ – Forced Commandments (April 24, 2020) About 2,5 years have passed since the release of their much-acclaimed album Transition State – now OZ are back with full force and their new album entitled Forced Commandments! The band’s 8th studio album sounds fresh and powerful, but […]

CGCM Podcast EP#65-Riot Radio #3 (Meister)-SRF 2019

Disciples of the Beaver! Welcome to CGCM Podcast EP#65-Riot Radio #3. Let’s face it, radio is dead but I am here to tell you there is a choice. The CGCM Podcast is determined to do our part in uncovering all of the amazing music that gets all but ignored on your local stations. The concept […]

OZ – Sweden Rock 2019 (Photo Gallery)

The album Fire in the Brain (1983) and EP Turn the Cross Upside Down (1984) established Finns OZ as one of the most powerful heavy metal bands of the era. With subsequent releases the band got more melodic, and folded in 1991. Not until 2011 did OZ return with their sixth album Burning Leather, but […]

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 […]