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CALL OF THE WILD 2024 – Second Band Reveal (Festival News)

Call OF The Wild 2024 Announcement: Second Wave Of Bands! Welcome to the second band announcement for Call Of The Wild 2024. As you’d expect it’s a great mixture of old and new, established and emerging acts in equal measure. Things Don’t Come Easy for our first headline band, but they’ve got Strength In Numbers […]

BETH BLADE – Call Of The Wild 2023 (2 For 1 Package!) (Interview)

Some Background To Doing Interviews: One of the things about writing for a music site and doing interviews during a festival is that sometimes you have to wait your turn to chat with a band. Oftentimes bands have multiple interviews to do and they can run late meaning things don’t run to perhaps a schedule […]

HUNCH POWER – Call Of The Wild 2023 (Interview)

After Hunch Power‘s performance at Call Of The Wild, I approached singer and guitarist Harvey Springfield to see if I could have a chat with him to get the low down on the band who had impressed me when they played the tent at the festival. I loved their sound and their thoughtful lyrics and wanted to know […]

MERCIA – Call Of The Wild 2023 (Interview)

Mercia the band from Stoke On Trent were the first to band play at 2023 Call Of The Wild Festival and you can read about their performance on Friday reviews of the festival. I was lucky enough to bump into one of the band’s guitarists up in the media area and as I rather enjoyed their show […]

CALL OF THE WILD – Day Two (Festival Review)

Having made it through Friday sun during the day, and the freezing cold of the Friday night I, like everyone I was with, was ready to go for round 2, Saturday at Call Of The Wild. This would bring 8 bands for me to review and 2 or 3 interviews to be involved with. As […]

CALL OF THE WILD – Day One (Festival Review)

It Is Festival Time Again Friday was the opening day of the 3-day festival known as Call Of The Wild (or COTW). I was lucky enough to be able to travel down with friends in a campervan on Thursday night. We stopped just outside after midnight so we got a quick start in getting the awning […]

COTW 2024 – Initial Band Reveal (Festival)

Hot on the heels of a very successful Call Of The Wild (COTW 2023) comes the first announcements and ticket sales for 2024! Actually, it began as a festival special during the 2023 edition with early bird pricing! And Team CGCM (Rich “The Meister” Dillon, Tom Cornell and Ian “Roadie” Owen) are all set to […]

TAILGUNNER – COTW 2023 (Spotlight Review)

About one year ago now I met a new friend at Wildfest Festival in Belgium. That gentleman’s name was Justin Cotchin from the UK. He raved about a new, young band called Tailgunner. Listening to a couple of track snippets on his crappy cell phone speaker while we had beers in the square was not […]

CALL OF THE WILD – December Announcement (News)

Call Of The Wild December Announcement. Shortlisted in TWO categories (Best Family Festival & The Grassroots Festival Award) at the UK Festival Awards 2022 in just its second year, Call Of The Wild Festival is certainly aiming to be the leader of the pack. With its family friendly atmosphere and diverse line-up, there’s something for […]

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 […]


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