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FIRESCAPE Festival Rises From FIREFEST (News)

Firefest was a well-loved and respected festival event in the UK. After about 10 events, 2014 was deemed The Final Fling and Firefest was laid to rest. Two CGCM Rock Radio contributors, Rich “The Meister” Dillon and Shawn “Animalize” Irwin (at the time they were writing and photographing for Decibel Geek) had the pleasure of […]

Album Review: Rage of Angels – Devil’s New Tricks

Album Review: Rage of Angels – Devil’s New Tricks

We learn and discover about new music/bands in many different ways and my discovery of Rage of Angels came about originally from another band. While on the Monsters of Rock Cruise in 2014 I happened across Tyketto (whose music I had heard, but not overly gravitated to). After experiencing what I can only describe as […]

The Storm Has Arrived: In Faith’s There’s A Storm Coming Review

The Storm Has Arrived: In Faith’s There’s A Storm Coming Review

I discovered this melodic rock masterpiece while over in Nottingham, England for Firefest: The Final Fling Festival October 24-26, 2014.  In Faith is a British outfit made up of former members of Vaughn, Wild and Eden’s Curse/Tainted Nation.  The collaborations originally begun in 1991 with vocalist Pete Godfrey and guitarist Tony Marshall, but nothing came […]

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest: The Final Fling (Photography by Shawn Irwin) Part 3 of 3

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest: The Final Fling (Photography by Shawn Irwin) Part 3 of 3

  Marty/Meister/Shawn ready to rock On this third and final day of concerts at 2014’s Firefest: The Final Fling here in Nottingham, England we were still quite energized and were up and attacking the Hilton buffet once again at a reasonable hour.  Shawn, proudly sporting his newly acquired Black ‘N Blue shirt, was ahead of […]

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest (Photo Galleries by Shawn Irwin) Part 2 of 3

Anarchy in the U.K. – The Story of Two Canadians at Firefest (Photo Galleries by Shawn Irwin) Part 2 of 3

  Meister & Scott Still reeling from Friday’s concert events at Firefest we arose on Saturday morning and again raided the Hilton’s breakfast buffet.  We greeted several folks that we had already met and even a few new ones as we ate or passed through the hotel lobby.  As we were looking to take up […]

Anarchy In U.K.: Two Canadians at Firefest (1/3)

Anarchy In U.K.: Two Canadians at Firefest (1/3)

Nottingham, England, probably most well known in stories of Robin Hood, was the scene of the crime so to speak.  The population of the storied city swelled with tattooed, long-haired rockers the weekend of October 23-26, 2014 with the arrival of the annual Firefest Festival.  It was almost like there were two types of group […]

 
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