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KISSIN’ DYNAMITE – Not The End Of The Road – (Album Review)

Band Background: Kissin’ Dynamite are a German band from Hanover who formed back in 2007 with their first release in 2008. Since then the band have released another 5 albums up to Ecstasy in 2018. Since then they have toured around the world it seems as a support to Powerwolf, absolutely impressing folks constantly. This reviewer […]

OUT OF THIS WORLD – Out Of This World (Album Review)

Background: Out Of This World is the name of a “new” band featuring ex-Europe man Kee Marcello who appeared on 2 of their albums including one called Out Of This World. The reason I have put quotation marks around the word “new” is because also in the band are Tommy Heart (vocals, Fair Warning) and […]

BEST OF 2021 – TOM CORNELL (Writer/Contributor)

Before I start my top 10 and opening chat I want to make readers aware that you can find the Collective List, as well as all our Best of 2021 content including contributors’ individual lists, podcasts and radio DJ, shows here: CGCM’s Best of 2021 (Year in Review). BEST OF 2021 Tom Cornell 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (Writer) Well, […]

DVNE: Interview With Victor Vicart (La Belle Angele 11/12/21)

On a cold damp Saturday night, Edinburgh band Dvne played a special one-off gig in their hometown (review link at bottom of page). Beforehand guitarist and vocalist Victor Vicart kindly gave up some time to answer questions for CGCM. The interview was conducted in a hallway whilst the soundcheck was going on from the main support […]

DVNE Live In Edinburgh La Belle Angele December 11 (Concert Review)

Edinburgh-based band Dvne released a fabulous album earlier this year called Etemen Aenka and have like other bands been absolutely desperate to play some of it live. They decided to open up their touring schedule again by playing a special one-off show in their hometown, inviting 2 other bands they know to come along and make […]

HAMMERDRONE – A Trinity Of Rage (EP Review)

The Band And Concept: Hammerdrone are a five-piece band from Calgary in Canada. Featuring Graham Harris (vocals), Curtis Beardy (rhythm guitar), Teran Wyer (bass), Rick Cardellini (lead guitar) and Vinnie Cardellini (drums), they have been around since back of 2010 with their first EP (A Demon Rising) coming out 2012. Since then, they have released […]

DVNE – Win Award And UK Tour December 2021 Dates (Gig News)

DVNE Scottish progressive metal outfit DVNE who’s excellent new album was reviewed on this very site (see review here)  when it came out earlier this year have just won the award at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards (or SAMA for short) for “best metal artist” in Scotland. SAMA 2021 celebrated the rich creativity and innovation of musicians across […]

DAVID MINASIAN – Random Dreams: The Very Best Of (Album Review)

A Brief History Of David Minasian: David Minasian has a strange but interesting back story in that he originally started classical piano at the age of 5 but by 15 had decided he wanted to work on films and documentaries. He did, however, in his work do soundtrack composing as well which probably explains the sort […]