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New Singles – June 23, 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 […]

CGCM Podcast EP#135 – CGCM Rock Radio Turns One

Happy Birthday

It’s party time here at CGCM Radio! It was a little over a year ago when the Meister called Wallygator on the phone. This in of itself spoke volumes because the Meister hates talking on the phone! During this conversation, Meister suggested the idea of turning CGCM into an actual radio station. Wallygator responded with […]

LEAVES’ EYES – The Last Viking (Album Review)

The Last Viking Leaves’ Eyes was formed in 2003 by Norwegian vocalist Liv Kristine and German singer Alexander Krull. In 2018 they released their album, Sign Of The Dragonhead, their first full length with new singer Elina Siirala who joined in early 2016 after the departure of founding member Kristine. Their 2015 album, King Of […]

LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Worlds Away (Album Review)

Press Release Though coronavirus has forced us indoors, music still flows. In the case of Canadian multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Schoolcraft, she chose to look back on her gothic metal past and reimagine it in an entirely new light. She has lent her talents to an astounding variety of bands, ranging from Cradle of Filth’s extreme metal […]

IAN GREG OF TORCH (Interview)

My first time hearing the band Torch was in 2018. I thought I would check out some of their set at Sweden Rock Festival. This is why I love going to Sweden Rock to hear bands you have never heard of or bands that don’t tour in Canada. Getting home I decided to listen to […]

STEVE MANN OF LIONHEART (Interview)

Lionheart is a band I first heard of back in 1984 as their video “Die For Love” played on TV. I loved this song, but never did find their album until many years later when I found it on CD. The band started in 1980 and have released 3 albums and 1 album of demos. […]

LIONHEART – The Reality of Miracles (Album Review)

What do you get when you put Iron Maiden, UFO, Michael Schenker Fest and Shy together? To be honest, I wouldn’t have a clue, but for me, this story starts in 1984 when the video “Die For Love” by Lionheart from England came on TV. I loved this song, but I never found a cassette […]

GODDO – Rock Candy Records Remastered (News)

There are many classic rock bands from Canada. If you ask Canadian classic music fans, I would be surprised if someone has not heard of the hard-working band Goddo that formed in 1975. With the first album released in 1977, Goddo put out 5 classic albums till 1981.  After a 9-year break in new material, […]

SWEDEN ROCK 2020 – The Complete Coverage

CGCM Podcast is preparing for its return to SWEDEN ROCK in 2020. While the team focusses representation on their own CGCM Podcast/Website, coverage will also still appear on their former website, Decibel Geek. The 2020 CGCM Sweden Rock Trio: Rich “The Meister” Dillon is all set for his eighth return engagement to SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL […]

LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT – Garrison Toronto (Photo Gallery)

Shawn “Animalize” Irwin of CGCM Podcast recently attended Lindsay Schoolcraft‘s concert in Toronto. The gig, held at The Garrison, served as the album release party for her debut solo effort titled Martyr. The album became available in October and Shawn reviewed it here for CGCM. As a big fan, Shawn also visited Lindsay for an […]