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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 – Kryfar’s Top 5 Bands (Blog)

In her second straight year of attendance at the Sweden Rock Festival, Krysti “Kryfar” Farham remarks on her top five band performances of the event. Def Leppard What can I say here?  Def Leppard always brings it!  It was fun to see them in a different country.  They drew a huge crowd so “seeing” was […]

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

CGCM Rock Radio Website contributor, interviewer and previous radio show host, Rachel Leigh Vendetta points out her top 5 favourite band performances at Sweden Rock Festival 2023. Alter Bridge Alter Bridge is one of my favourite bands and one that I was really looking forward to. It’s hard to imagine a more talented rock singer […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2023 – 13 Bands Added (News)

Just in time for Christmas, we are happy to announce another 13 acts for this summer’s Sweden Rock Festival. DEEP PURPLE For the first time in 17 years, one of the truly pioneering bands of the hard rock genre are returning to Sweden Rock: Deep Purple became legendary in the ’70s, made a sensational comeback in […]

CGCM Podcast EP#91-Caught in the Webb

Welcome everyone to a very special episode of the Canadian Geeks Chatting Metal Podcast. Now I know that the Meister thinks that all of our episodes are very special, but he is often wandering around in a post concert daze. Tonight however is different! For episode #91, the Geeks get “Caught In A Webb”! Diane […]

Meister’s M3 2015 Part #3 (Saturday Evening)

Meister’s M3 2015 Part #3 (Saturday Evening)

The Meister’s 2015 M3 Experience: Day #2-The Evening of Saturday May 2, 2015 At Merriweather Post Pavilion …And here we go with the grand finale of my experiences at the 2015 M3 Festival in Columbia, Maryland. If you recall from my last installment, I had just settled down for a little nap-sky in my pavilion […]

M3 x 2 (Preparing For 2015’s M3 Festival)

M3 x 2 (Preparing For 2015’s M3 Festival)

Well, The Monsters Of Rock Cruise has docked, I’ve left the ship, the world has discontinued to sway back and forth, but the rock never stops when you’re a Decibel Geek! Fresh off the boat so to speak, The Meister is preparing to hit up the M3 Festival in Baltimore, Maryland for his second time […]

2015 Monsters Of Rock Cruise: Countdown Commencing! My Top 5 Must See Bands…….and Hacked By A Hoser!!!!

2015 Monsters Of Rock Cruise: Countdown Commencing! My Top 5 Must See Bands…….and Hacked By A Hoser!!!!

I begin this piece during a spat of winter weather here in the Bluegrass; snow on the ground, temps in the teens, 1 snow day on the books. As you might imagine I am already yearning for a warmer climate. Along with said yearning grows an anticipation of volcanic magnitude. For in 5 unbearable months […]


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