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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 […]

Graham “Sparky” Spark Bio

Hi, I’m Graham Spark or Sparky, (original, huh?) and I’m based in Wakefield, UK. From listening to my brother’s Queen albums (Hi, Pete!) before I could afford my own, to buying my own rock albums (Twisted Sister, more Queen) when I got my first paper round, music has been at the center of my life. […]

BEST OF 2019 – Sparky

Welcome to the CGCM Podcast/Website. We are a group of music passionate folks from around the world. Although we began in Canada with only the podcast co-hosts, we now realize an entire team of staff from Canada, UK, USA and Sweden! Follow us at our website and/or social media for all our podcasts, album/concert reviews, […]

THE NORSEMAN COMPANY – The Coming of the Chord (Album Review)

When I first stumbled onto this album the name and cover made me think of Viking metal. I thought the sound was going to be something similar to Tyr or Grand Magus. To my surprise it didn’t sound like them at all, in fact, I was pleasantly surprised with what I heard. Nothing against the […]

TYGERS OF PAN TANG – Majors and Minors (Album Review)

Compilation Tygers of Pan Tang are no strangers to compilation albums. Indeed, according to their own website they have released 13 of the damn things. What none of them do, however, is cover the more ‘recent’ period, referred to by some as the “Renaissance Period”. This may have something to with having a Florentine on […]

New Singles – February 2, 2021 (BEAVER BUZZ)

Hello CGCM Rock Radio listeners and readers! Welcome to Beaver Buzz, a bi-weekly segment written by contributor Dave Wilks showcasing some newly released (or recently added) singles to the CGCM Rock Radio rotation. While listening to our station, you’ll hear our mascot Buzzsaw Beaver come on at the top of the hour with a new […]