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SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – MetalMike’s Thoughts (Blog)

Another festival has gone by and it always goes too fast. This was my 22nd Sweden Rock Festival since 1998 when it was still named Karlshamn’s Rock Festival. During the years I have seen hundreds of bands and some bigger names in rock several times. I just love going to that festival and meeting old […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – Mikael’s Top 5 Bands (Blog)

One of CGCM Rock Radio and Website‘s Swedish correspondents, Mikael Norstedt aka: MetalMike71 lists his top 5 personal favourite shows at Sweden Rock Festival 2023. MetalMike71 joined the CGCM Rock Radio and Website team late last year, it was great to hang out at Sweden Rock and I (Rich “The Meister” Dillon) already look forward […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – Brian’s Top 5 Bands (Blog)

Brian Ronald’s Sweden Rock Festival’s Top 5 Performances Well, another successful Sweden Rock Festival is in the books and the good news is I have shed the SRF “virgin” title I garnered last year. All of us CGCM contributors were tasked with coming up with our top 5 performances of the festival. Because there were […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – Meister’s Top 5 Bands (Blog)

This year at Sweden Rock, there were fewer bands on the bill than usual that I was excited about! Sometimes it goes that way and TBH, that’s totally fine. It gives me a chance to mingle with friends old and new a little more as I’m not running from stage to stage trying to catch […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – 13 More for SRF 2023 (News)

Sweden Rock Festival 2023

With just over four months left until this year’s Sweden Rock Festival, we can now present 13 more acts to the starting line-up: Alter Bridge with singer Myles Kennedy at the helm have been highly praised for their latest album Pawns & Kings, which was released last fall. Six years after the last Sweden Rock […]

New Singles – July 7, 2021 (BEAVER BUZZ)

Hello CGCM Rock Radio listeners and readers! Welcome to Beaver Buzz, a regular segment written by contributor Dave Wilks showcasing some newly released (or recently added) singles to the CGCM Rock Radio rotation. While listening to our station, you’ll hear our mascot Buzzsaw Beaver come on at the top of the hour with a new […]

Show Review: Enforcer @ The Hard Luck, Toronto

Show Review: Enforcer @ The Hard Luck, Toronto

I must admit that I personally am new to Sweden’s Enforcer…..and damn am I late to the party! Since my awakening in October 2015, I have amassed their entire discography (except the Live By Fire CD/DVD released in November 2015), seen them live twice in Tokyo, Japan and even placed their 2015 studio album, From […]

Japanese Assault Fest & Decibel Geek (David Glynn & The Meister)

Japanese Assault Fest & Decibel Geek (David Glynn & The Meister)

Japanese Assault Fest 2015 (including articles by David Glynn and The Meister) Often called “The Land of the Rising Sun”, the East Asian island country of Japan is known for being a successful area for metal bands touring around the world. Many live albums have been recorded in Japan (Iron Maiden‘s Maiden Japan, Michael Schenker Group‘s […]

Meister’s Japanese Assault Fest Adventure 2015

Meister’s Japanese Assault Fest Adventure 2015

On a whim and a prayer, inspired by a dare (of sorts), the jet-setting rock and roll festival fanatic, Decibel Geek‘s The Meister (yours truly) was rather spontaneously on his way to Tokyo Japan! I was so happy when Diemonds published the news bulletin that they would be a part of the Japanese Assault Fest 2015 in […]


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