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TEMPLE BALLS – Pyromide (Album Review)

Temple Balls are an energetic hard rock band from Finland. Pyromide, their Frontiers debut and third album overall, is a tour de force of melodic hard rock that sees the band pushing themselves onto the world stage. Produced by none other than Jona Tee (H.E.A.T.), Pyromide is a tour-de-force of hooks, powerful rhythms, and anthemic […]

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 – Brian Ronald (Photographer)

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 – Robert De Pasqua (Radio DJ)

Top Ten 2020

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 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

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 – Andy “Maddog” Lafon (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 […]

H.E.A.T – H.e.a.t II (Album Review)

H.E.A.T - H.E.A.T II ALbum Front

Debut Part II When it is time to get back to your roots after trying something new, (that honestly some fans loved, and others hated), H.e.a.t has shown us the proper way of handling such things. Rules, labels, and methods be damned…it’s time to turn up the H.e.a.t. Return to Form The Swedish hard rock […]

CGCM Podcast EP#90-Riot Radio Vol. 14-MORC 2020 (Meister)

Welcome to CGCM Podcast‘s Riot Radio! The Riot Radio concept: CGCM brings you a podcast episode with less talk and more rock. Terrestrial radio has become homogenized. Satellite radio falling to the same fate. Remember the days when radio played bands like Helix and AC/DC etc and not just the hits, but deep cuts and […]

H.E.A.T – Live At Sweden Rock Festival (Album Review)

When you think of live albums, many think of the usual staples…KISS Alive, the Budokan shows of many other bands, maybe even Frampton Comes Alive from 1976 comes to mind. How many of you thought of the recording from Sweden Rock Festival from June 2018? Not many huh! Well, I’m here to change your way […]

Meister’s Forgotten, Overlooked & Generally Missed 2015

Meister’s Forgotten, Overlooked & Generally Missed 2015

As usually happens to me, The Meister, I have discovered or finally gotten around to spinning a few albums from the previous year that I had forgotten, overlooked or generally missed. Time to collect them into an article here so that maybe someone else can discover these gems, or maybe you already have. At least […]