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L.A. MAYBE – Call Of The Wild Festival (Interview)

Introduction: The L.A. Maybe were making their first visit to the UK and despite all sorts of issues outside of the band’s control (more on that later) they still made it to the festival to play a blinding 45-minute set on the Sunday at tea time. I was lucky enough to sit down with the […]

TOM KILLNER BAND – Call Of The Wild Festival (Interview)

Introduction: After a brilliant set early on Saturday at Call Of The Wild Festival lead singer and guitarist Tom Killner walked along with me to the press area to sit down and have a chat. It took a little time to get there as plenty of folks wanted to chat with him, letting him know how much […]

ARCHY AND THE ASTRONAUTS – Call of the Wild 2022 (Interview)

An Interview That Came Out Of Nowhere! Whilst up in the media area I was asked if I could do an interview with a young band who were due to play Call Of The Wild. When I heard the name Archy And The Astronauts I was very confused as I didn’t recognise the name from the lineup […]

MASSIVE WAGONS – Call Of The Wild Festival (Interview)

Introduction: Before their impressive headline performance on the Friday night of Call Of The Wild Festival two of the Massive Wagons gave up some of their day to chat with me on behalf of CGCM. Both Baz and Adam (singer and lead guitarist) were very kind and chatted about all sorts including the band’s history, their love of Quo as well as Rush (yes […]

TWISTER – Call Of The Wild Festival (Interview)

Introduction: After blowing this reviewer away early doors Friday of Call Of The Wild Festival I made some enquiries about getting the chance to have a chat/interview with the guys in the band. They couldn’t have been more accommodating in allowing it to happen. This is the transcript of that discussion. Most of the answers were from […]

MAD HAVEN – Call Of The Wild Festival (Interview)

Late Surprise For CGCM Late on the first night of the Call Of The Wild Festival, I was up in the media area working on my notes for the day when I got chatting to another media-based person about the opening band of the festival Mad Haven. Now this lovely lady (Tina from Forge Ahead Initiative) just happened […]

Ward XVI – Interview At Bannerman’s Bar Edinburgh (8 May 2022) Part 2 of 2

Part II This is the follow-up to part 1 of an interview conducted with the band and crew of Ward XVI when they played at Bannerman’s Bar on Sunday May 8. The first part which covers such subjects as how the band were formed, the writing process, nearly destroying their house to make videos and putting Alice […]

WARD XVI – Interview At Bannerman’s Bar Edinburgh (8 May 2022) Part 1 of 2

Introduction When the inmates of notorious Ward XVI came to visit my hometown of Edinburgh, they very kindly gave me, on behalf of CGCM, an interview. In this they talked about the background of the band, the recording processes including their videos, their influences and putting rock stars into headlocks and more! We started the interview upstairs in […]

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 […]

CGCM PODCAST EP#146 – Craig Goldy

Craig Goldy

On June 22nd, 1986 DIO‘s Sacred Heart Tour rolled into Toronto’s CNE Stadium. It was a magical rock n roll spectacle of epic proportions. It was also the first time I would witness guitar God Graig Goldy onstage beside the greatest singer of all time, Mr. Ronnie James Dio! I have goosebumps just thinking about […]

 
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