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BLACK SPIDERS – Edinburgh Bannerman’s March 1st (Concert Review)

Thundering Rock UK rockers the Black Spiders returned to Edinburgh as part of their spring UK tour and stopped off to lay waste to Bannerman’s Bar. The band who are back from an extended break have a new album coming out in May (12 on Spinefarm) called Can’t Die, Won’t Die from which their new single “Hot Wheels” comes. […]

STONED JESUS – Father Light (Album Review)

Stoned Stoned Jesus are a new name to this writer. The 3 piece outfit come from Ukraine and are described as “prog-doom-grunge“. Which is actually a pretty good description. This is the band’s 5th album and took longer to record due to their country being invaded. They had to stop in March but due to liberation […]

IMPERIAL AGE – A Wee Chat With Vocalist Aor – Glasgow 2023 (Interview)

A Quick Apology… Sorry for the delay in publishing the interview. This was due to health issues involving the interviewer in last couple of weeks. A Chance To Chat I was very lucky to have the chance on behalf of CGCM to have an interview or wee (little) chat with singer Alexander “Aor“ Osipov in the dressing rooms at […]

IMPERIAL AGE – Slay, Glasgow 24 January 2023 (Concert Review)

Definitely Happy To Be Here After 3 and a half years and several changed dates, Russian symphonic metal outfit Imperial Age made it to the UK and started it all in Glasgow Scotland. The first two things to be said are firstly how much the band were absolutely thrilled to be here (I think they are […]

BEST OF 2022 – Tom Cornell (Writer/Contributor)

You can find the Collective List as well as all our Best of 2022 content including contributors’ individual lists, podcasts and radio DJ shows here: CGCM’s Best of 2022 (Year in Review) BEST OF 2022 – Tom Cornell (Writer) 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 It is that time of year again where all of us CGCM folks look through the year coming to an […]

THRESHOLD – Dividing Lines (Abum Review)

All Important History Lesson British prog rockers Threshold return with their 12th studio album Dividing Lines on Friday 18 November on Nuclear Blast Records. This is their first since 2017’s conceptual album Legends Of The Shire. The band are describing this new album as the “darker, moodier older brother” to that. This album is shorter in length […]

THE MOON CITY MASTERS – The Famous Moon City Masters (Album Review)

An Introduction To The “Famous” The Moon City Masters are not only a new name to me, but they are as such a new name in rock having only formed as a band in 2019. The band are comprised of twin brothers Jordan (bass/vocals) and Talor (guitar/vocals) Steinberg along with a producer called Justin Craig who plays the keys and drums […]