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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 […]

MONSTERS ON THE MOUNTAIN – Day 1 (Concert Blog)

To say that I was over-excited about this event might just be the understatement of the pandemic. Until about two weeks before, when I caught a show featuring Ottawa area local bands, I’d not experienced live music since March 2020. Might not seem that long ago to some, but for a guy that was at […]

CGCM PODCAST EP#144-Monsters On The Mountain (With Pilar Spraggins)

CGCM Podcast Vs. Monsters On The Mountain The Meister is back in his natural habitat…travel to festivals! He has just recently returned from the Monsters on the Mountain event that took place in Pigeon Forge, TN. And he’s here to tell you all about the festival and of course, play some great tunes. And he’s […]

KING KING – Queen’s Hall Edinburgh (Concert Review)

A Quick Introduction Scottish hard rock/blues band King King came home at the end of the first leg of the tour supporting their latest album Maverick playing The Queen’s Hall, a reformed old church that has been a music venue late 1970s and early 80s. The band had played 6 shows already on the run over 9 days […]

ROCKIN ENGINE / IN HEAT – Brass Monkey, Ottawa (Concert Review)

I’ve got a little story to tell and it goes like this: for those that don’t know me, I am Rich “The Meister” Dillon and I love Hard Rock and Metal. I love the classics like Guns N Roses, AC/DC and Judas Priest. I grew up on that and it’ll always have a special place […]

STU BLOCK RETURNS TO INTO ETERNITY (News)

Loud as Lell 2021 was full of surprises this year. The biggest by far coming during the headliner Into Eternity’s incredible set. Stu Block walked out on stage announcing his permanent return to Into Eternity. Stu will be sharing vocal duties with Amanda Kiernan while telling a riled-up crown to expect some new material and […]

IT IS GOOD TO BE BACK – School of Rock Calgary (Concert Review)

As the Calgary weather stormed it seemed for a short while that this show might not happen. However, the people over at School of Rock Calgary were determined to put on an amazing show while also considering the safety of everyone involved. So, what started as a small show in a local park finished as […]

COVID COLLABORATION JAMS (Blog Review)

The year 2020 will go down in history for one of the worst years ever. It’s hard to find anything positive in a year where there was the loss of so many personal heroes like Eddie Van Halen, Paul Chapman, Neil Peart and Little Richard to name a few.  The Covid 19 pandemic has really […]

JOIN THE CGCM FAMILY (Staff Ad)

Buzzsaw Beaver wants you! Yes, you! That’s right, we are looking to expand our awesome CGCM team. And you could be our next victim! Do you have a love of hard rock and heavy metal music? Looking for a fun music-related hobby? Interested in getting more involved? At CGCM we are a group of music […]