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CGCM Podcast EP#119-Around the World in 80 Episodes-Sweden Part 2

Sweden Part 2

Wallygator and the Meister continue this week with Part 2 of their virtual trip of Sweden. There is just so much amazing music coming from Sweden that one episode was just note enough. So, the Canadian Geeks extended their visit. Be prepared! This was the second episode recorded in the same evening. Usually when this […]

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CGCM Podcast EP#118-Around the World in 80 Episodes-Sweden Part 1

Sweden

It’s another virtual trip for the Canadian Geeks as Wallygator and the Meister continue on with “Around The World In 80 Episodes”. This time out they board the CGCM hot air balloon and set sail for the far off land of Sweden. As usual, the geeks take turns choosing music from bands that hail from […]

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RAISED FIST – Anthems (Album Review)

Raised Fist in Anger The sound of anger has been heard from Swedish hardcore band, Raised Fist, since 1993, when they were formed in Luleå. They currently consist of guitarists Jimmy Tikkanen and Daniel Holmgren, bassist Andreas Johansson, vocalist Alexander Hagman and drummer Matte Modin (formerly of Dark Funeral). “Young kids, computer villains with drones […]

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ART NATION – Transition (Album Review)

Art Nation – Art Never Sounded So Good! The Swedish band Art Nation (awesome name) have become European big hitters on the melodic rock scene. Art Nation was formed by Alexander Strandell in 2014. They got signed by AOR Heaven shortly thereafter and released the debut album Revolution in August 2015 to almost universal acclaim. […]

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MURDERBIRD – Pillars of Creation (Album Review)

Sometimes you find yourself, almost subconsciously, returning to an album over and over again. I call that a sleeper. You spin it the first time, knowing nothing prior to that. It finds its way onto your phone for mobile listening and is seen to while away bus travel hours more often than expected. Then a […]

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GIRLSCHOOL – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL has always been about the music. That’s what got me trekking across the oceans that first time six long years back now. I’ve not missed one since and don’t plan on it anytime soon. The magical music performances are what does it. Sometimes it’s a long defunct band enticed back to the […]

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VIXEN – Sweden Rock Festival 2018 (Spotlight Review)

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL has always been about the music. That’s what got me trekking across the oceans that first time six long years back now. I’ve not missed one since and don’t plan on it anytime soon. The magical music performances are what does it. Sometimes it’s a long defunct band enticed back to the […]

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MELODICROCK FEST SCANDINAVIA – Day 2 (Festival Recap)

The Melodic Rock genre is a family. In every sense of the word. Events like this just hammer that home. The camaraderie shown to every attendee (fan/band/organizer) is overwhelmingly immense. This particular event, MelodicRock Fest Scandinavia, took place in Malmo, Sweden. While there have been other MelodicRock Fests in the past in U.S.A. and Australia, […]

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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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