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WILDFEST Belgium (Festival News)

Organizers of the WILDFEST Festival taking place in Geraardsbergen, Belgium on May 27 and May 28, 2022, have sent out this message to all fans. This event has, like many others, seen postponements over the last while and CGCM‘s Rich “The Meister” Dillon will finally be on hand to bring you all the action! Join […]

CGCM Podcast Episode #149 Top Ten Of 2021 (Wallygator and The Meister)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The CGCM Rock Radio Top Ten Lists. Each and every year the staff at CGCM toil for endless hours listening to literally hundreds of albums and then select their own personal top ten favourite albums from the year past. The global pandemic may have robbed us of […]

BEST OF 2021 – THE MEISTER (Radio DJ/Writer/Contributor)

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 VON MAESTRO 🇨🇦 (Radio DJ/Writer/Contributor) I love the end-of-year Top Ten. I also hate the end-of-year Top Ten…lol. It’s always such a difficult task, daunting […]

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 […]

CGCM Podcast #145 Slash Puppet – Studs and Gems with MIF!

MIF

For those that remember the band Slash Puppet, you already know. For those that missed this amazing Toronto band, you need to listen up now! Oh, and you’re welcome for the introduction. Slash Puppet literally burst onto the scene in 1989, their debut live performance at Toronto’s infamous Rock and Roll Heaven. They unleashed a […]

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 […]

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 […]