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ALL-STAR FESTIVAL – Sunday (Wrap-Up/Photo Galleries)

All-Star Festival Belgium 2022

Sunday at All-Star Festival was right in my wheelhouse, loving the NWOBHM, this was my day “so to speak”. Highway Chile led the charge on this traditional metal/NWOBHM-styled day! To me, they were basically unknown, but a good friend deemed them one of his bucket list bands and so I was paying attention. Again, blown […]

PRAYING MANTIS – Katharsis (January 28, 2022)

Check out all our Upcoming Release announcements New release from: PRAYING MANTIS – Katharsis (January 28, 2022) Praying Mantis have announced the release of their 12th studio album, Katharsis. The album sees the long-running British rock band steadily progressing from the sonic signatures of their last release, Gravity. Katharsis features the same line-up that has been […]

NWOBHM Radio Show Part #1 (Meister Music Radio Show)

Hello all, I’m Rich “The Meister” Dillon co-creator, podcast co-host, website content creator and radio show host here at CGCM Rock Radio. I’ve long been a fan of the NWOBHM and similar-sounding sub-genres of Metal. So for a while now I’ve been thinking about showcasing NWOBHM bands in an episode of my weekly CGCM Rock […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2020 – Second Wave of Bands (News)

The acts for the Sweden Rock 2020 – Second Wave of Bands is unveiled today. Here’s the PR email translated by Google Translate: Another 21 of the total 90 acts that will play at the Sweden Rock Festival this summer are now confirmed! In Flames this year has been successful with the new album I, […]

PRAYING MANTIS – Keep It Alive (December 6, 2019)

New release from: Praying Mantis – Keep It Alive December 6, 2019 Recorded live at Frontiers Rock Festival V in Milan, on April 28, 2018, this brand new live cd / DVD shows PRAYING MANTIS presenting their then-new album “Gravity” in front of the Italian audience. This is a superb performance that presents the band […]

CGCM Podcast EP#82-Riot Radio Vol. 11-HRH XIII (Meister)

The CGCM Podcast is proud to present the second installment of the 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, […]


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