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Ward XVI – Interview At Bannerman’s Bar Edinburgh (8 May 2022) Part 2 of 2

Part II This is the follow-up to part 1 of an interview conducted with the band and crew of Ward XVI when they played at Bannerman’s Bar on Sunday May 8. The first part which covers such subjects as how the band were formed, the writing process, nearly destroying their house to make videos and putting Alice […]

WARD XVI – Interview At Bannerman’s Bar Edinburgh (8 May 2022) Part 1 of 2

Introduction When the inmates of notorious Ward XVI came to visit my hometown of Edinburgh, they very kindly gave me, on behalf of CGCM, an interview. In this they talked about the background of the band, the recording processes including their videos, their influences and putting rock stars into headlocks and more! We started the interview upstairs in […]

WARD XVI – Bannerman’s Edinburgh (Concert Review)

The Back Story The patients of Ward XVI brought their insanity to Bannerman’s Bar in Edinburgh on Sunday 8th May, 2022. The band released the absolutely brilliant Metamorphosis album back in 2020 which was reviewed on this site at the time and which can be read HERE. The album for those who are unaware is a concept piece telling the story […]

BEST OF 2020 – Tom Cornell (Writer)

This year CGCM decided to include EP (previously they were excluded from Top Ten Albums). Live albums and re-records were still disqualified, new music only for Best of Year. We also instigated a (highly complex🤣 – 1 point for 10th place through to 10 points for 1st place) rating system throughout all individual lists to […]