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ROBERT JON & THE WRECK – Newcastle Riverside – (Gig Review)

Up For A Damn Good Time? The South Californian southern/blues rockers Robert Jon & The Wreck are touring the UK this May and on Friday 13 hit the city of Newcastle in a venue which is situated down on the waterfront and aptly called The Riverside which has 2 rooms. The venue they played had […]

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 […]

THE WILD – Live From Quarantine (Virtual Concert Review)

Live from Quarantine In today’s world, everything has come to a screeching halt. From flights, travel, and everything else right down to be able to get toilet paper for you and your family! While COVID-19 has taken away the rights of the world to even get outdoors and walk the beach it has not taken […]

BROFEST #6 (Concert Review)

THE JOY OF SIX BroFest is an irregular occasional heavy metal festival that takes place over two days in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the north of England. This year, its sixth, the venue was once again a hall deep in the bowels of the city’s university, although a different, smaller one to the last festival which was […]

HEAT Festival 2019 – Festival Blog/Podcast

For the past 10 years, a Melodic Rock/AOR festival has resided in the smaller German town of Ludwigsburg. Many fantastic acts have graced the stage there over this decade. After a few friends, namely Swiss Thomas, spoke persuasively and praising the event, it was time to check it out. In 2018 CGCM‘s Rich “The Meister” […]

ROYAL REPUBLIC – Glasgow Garage (Live Review)

The band D.A.D once sang that the best damned parties are thrown at “The Rim Of Hell”. After Sunday night I think there is a very good chance that Royal Republic are the house band! They created a fun party atmosphere with people dancing, singing, swaying and rowing imaginary boats at points! Almost a normal […]

BATTLE BEAST – Ottawa 2019 (Review & Photo Gallery)

Seeing that Finnish band Battle Beast signed on to tour North America with Kamelot and Sonata Arctica both Shawn and I were interested. To be honest, my band out of those three is the stage setters of Battle Beast. Personally, I’m not much into Kamelot or Sonata Arctica. But is it worth the ticket cost […]

CGCM Podcast EP#75-HRH Sleaze III Recap

The CGCM Podcast is proud to unveil a new recurring theme for their audio podcast episodes! Co-host Rich “The Meister” Dillon is widely known for his globe-trotting rock and roll adventures. Enter the Meister’s Travels series, which technically began some episodes back with our Call of the Wild, or Sweden Rock, even the Rocklahoma and […]

BEXATRON – Rivoli Toronto (Concert Review)

Since first hearing the album’s lead-off track, “Get Out of My Tree”, it’s catchy hum along chorus will not leave my grey matter. The album arrived at the doorstep of CGCM Central and our staff writer and all-around good guy Trevor “Psychoone” McDougall jumped on an album review. Check it out here: Bexatron – Hey […]