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CGCM Podcast EP#132-Italy Part 2!

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Please have your boarding pass and travel documents ready. It’s time to travel “Around The World In 80 Episodes”. This time up, the Canadian Geeks are off to Italy. Widely known for its delicious food, excellent wine but also for an enormous amount of amazing hard rock and heavy metal. Wallygator and The Meister deliver […]

LEAVES’ EYES – The Last Viking (Album Review)

The Last Viking Leaves’ Eyes was formed in 2003 by Norwegian vocalist Liv Kristine and German singer Alexander Krull. In 2018 they released their album, Sign Of The Dragonhead, their first full length with new singer Elina Siirala who joined in early 2016 after the departure of founding member Kristine. Their 2015 album, King Of […]

Disc in the Dirt – DOKKEN Part 2 (Feature)

DOKKEN in the Dirt – Part 2 The latest Disc in the Dirt feature is focused on the catalogue (1995 – 2002) of the iconic band, Dokken. (Disc in the Dirt – Dokken Part 1). This is probably the most controversial period in the band’s history, starting with the departure in classic sound with Dysfunctional, […]

OCEAN HILLS – Santa Monica (Album Review)

OCEAN HILLS – Santa Monica “Santa Monica is about sand, the beach, and living life, with fun and happiness. With all the negativity and fear going on in today’s world, this song is very much needed. So if you’re into guitar solos and Rock N Roll this song is for you. Hope it can brighten […]

THE LAST RENEGADES – Valley of the Kings (Album Review)

THE LAST RENEGADES Rise Following Tokyo Blade’s recent album Dark Revolution, founder member Andy Boulton and his other project The Last Renegades has released Valley Of The Kings. This is a collaboration between Andy and Irish vocalist “Aio” (Adrian O’Shaughnessy), musically a mix of hard rock and ’80s classic metal with historical imagery lyrics, really […]

EKKO PARK – Horizon (Album Review)

EKKO PARK New Zealand produces some great bands, like Crowded House, but are not renowned for their rock bands.  Ekko Park are a rare exception. Ekko Park are a fine rock band from Auckland, New Zealand, that consists of guitarist and singer Joe Walsh, guitarist Alex Hargreaves, drummer Nick Douch and bassist Bryan Bell. The […]

LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Worlds Away (Album Review)

Press Release Though coronavirus has forced us indoors, music still flows. In the case of Canadian multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Schoolcraft, she chose to look back on her gothic metal past and reimagine it in an entirely new light. She has lent her talents to an astounding variety of bands, ranging from Cradle of Filth’s extreme metal […]

IAN GREG OF TORCH (Interview)

My first time hearing the band Torch was in 2018. I thought I would check out some of their set at Sweden Rock Festival. This is why I love going to Sweden Rock to hear bands you have never heard of or bands that don’t tour in Canada. Getting home I decided to listen to […]

STEVE MANN OF LIONHEART (Interview)

Lionheart is a band I first heard of back in 1984 as their video “Die For Love” played on TV. I loved this song, but never did find their album until many years later when I found it on CD. The band started in 1980 and have released 3 albums and 1 album of demos. […]

THE CITY KIDS – Things That Never Were (Album Review)

THE CITY KIDS are alright Anyone who knows the mean streets of the Scottish town of Dundee should be wary of angry-looking men in biker leathers.  The City Kids are around and mean business.  Killer music is their business and business is good! The City Kids have a gang leader with JJ Watt from the […]