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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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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 – Garrison Toronto (Photo Gallery)

Shawn “Animalize” Irwin of CGCM Podcast recently attended Lindsay Schoolcraft‘s concert in Toronto. The gig, held at The Garrison, served as the album release party for her debut solo effort titled Martyr. The album became available in October and Shawn reviewed it here for CGCM. As a big fan, Shawn also visited Lindsay for an […]

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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT (Interview) (CGIM Interview #1-Shawn Irwin)

The CGCM (Canadian Geeks Chatting Metal) Podcast/Website is proud to present our latest segment. Welcome to CGIM (Canadian Geeks Interviewing Metal). Our website contributing team, be them in Canada or around the world, are always attending gigs. Often they are hobnobbing with the musicians. So why not present them interviewing musicians? Enjoy this first in […]

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ELEINE – All Shall Burn (Album Review)

Hailing from Sweden, Eleine is back with the new EP All Shall Burn. With heavy riffs, harsh growls, captivating vocals and beautiful symphonic arrangements Eleine has mesmerized fans all over the world. Their self-titled debut album released in 2015 which followed up with several shows in Sweden. In 2016 they toured with Moonspell on their […]

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LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Martyr (Album Review)

Cradle of Filth keyboardist and vocalist LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT, an accomplished singer, songwriter, harpist, and pianist in her own right is preparing to release her debut solo album later this year. Martyr, co-written by former Evanescence drummer Rocky Gray, offers eleven tracks of entrancing gothic rock, influenced by Schoolcraft‘s background in classical music. Fans of Evanescence, Nightwish, and the like will appreciate […]

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS – Evolution (Album Review)

Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada Kobra and the Lotus (KATL) formed in 2009 and have toured all over Canada, USA, and Europe. They are currently on tour supporting Sebastian Bach, former singer of Skid Row. For 2019 the band is back with their 6th full-length studio release, Kobra and the Lotus – Evolution on Napalm […]

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BATTLE BEAST – Ottawa 2019 (Review & Photo Gallery)

Seeing that Finnish band Battle Beast signed on to tour North America with Kamelot and Sonata Arctica both Shawn and I were interested. To be honest, my band out of those three is the stage setters of Battle Beast. Personally, I’m not much into Kamelot or Sonata Arctica. But is it worth the ticket cost […]

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TARJA – In the Raw (Album Review)

Symphonic Metal has slowly gained popularity in the North American market. Yes, we had Evanescence, but for many parts around the world there was Nightwish who made their mark in the symphonic genre with their first release in 1997. From there Nightwish has gone on to be the biggest Symphonic Metal band in the world. […]

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