METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL Fundraiser (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL Fundraiser (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL is a first year, one-day event on June 29, 2019, in Pittsburgh. The festival is presented by Pittsburgh metal band (and one of my faves) Lady Beast. In order to help get the fest off the ground, Lady Beast frontwoman and fest organizer Deborah Levine is planning on holding a fundraiser. Posted on her personal page recently: “Hey, metal maniacs! We are going to be doing a fundraiser to help raise money…

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PAIN CITY – Keep it Real (January 25, 2019)

PAIN CITY – Keep it Real (January 25, 2019)

Keep it Real is the second album from the hard-hitting trio PAIN CITY from Norway. The band was formed in 2016 and their debut album When Life Gets You hit the lights in 2018. The band has toured heavily from the start and has a unique sound and their own way of creating music. It is in-your-face hard rock and roll, but also a good dose of metal and pop choruses and very easy to…

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PAIN CITY – When Life Gets You (Album Review)

PAIN CITY – When Life Gets You (Album Review)

So, I’m a proper idiot sometimes! Listeners of the CGCM Audio Podcast Episodes are already aware of this, however! Let give a quick little backstory here. My email inbox is literally flooded daily with album promos, band news, video releases etc. Having a minor breakdown at the sheer overwhelmingness of it all, I started a massive campaign over the holidays. I spent hours upon hours quickly previewing and deleting emails. Usually if I see the…

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MEISTER’S Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

MEISTER’S Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

The time of year has once again rolled around and is fast closing in. I feel suffocated, drowning. Like caught in the garbage compactor with Luke, Leia, Chewie, and Han I feel the walls closing in. This is for me the most difficult time of year and hardest Decibel Geek task to perform. A top ten is simply not enough for me. I need a top 30…or even 50 would be great! But alas, it…

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LIV SIN Veganuary – Vocalist Issues Challenge (News/Blog)

LIV SIN Veganuary – Vocalist Issues Challenge (News/Blog)

photo taken from LIV SIN Facebook Liv Jagrell, vocalist for namesake band Liv Sin (and frontwoman for now-defunct band Sister Sin) issues a challenge to all takers! In order to raise awareness and also donations for charity, Jagrell has thrown down the gloves! The singer (whose album Liv Sin – Follow Me made Meister‘s top ten of 2017) challenges folks to go vegetarian/vegan for 12 days. The challenge comes as a part of the already…

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ROCK THE ROSES – HAIR IN THE FAIR Festival (News)

ROCK THE ROSES – HAIR IN THE FAIR Festival (News)

ROCK THE ROSES – HAIR IN THE FAIR! This awesome Southern Ontario festival has recently come to our attention here at CGCM Podcast! Frankly, it’s about time that someone in Ontario started up a festival with a roster like this! Now, I hope that my worldwide rocker friends will come and visit me here instead of my worldly travels…lol. The lineup so far features headliners Sebastian Bach and Vince Neil. Also in the mix are…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Unveil 10 More Acts (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – Unveil 10 More Acts (News)

Yesterday the SWEDEN ROCK 2019 FESTIVAL announced that Melodic Rock band Easy Action will make an exclusive appearance. Here’s the post taken direct from the Sweden Rock Facebook page: “1986 saw the release of a Swedish melodic rock classic: the Easy Action album That Makes One. This summer, the That Makes One version of the band makes its first comeback, exclusively at Sweden Rock Festival! This will also be singer Tommy Nilsson’s first return to…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 – More Bands Added (News)

Twelve more acts for the 2019 Sweden Rock Festival were revealed this morning! Speaking as an attendee of the event since 2013, Sweden Rock 2019 may just be one of the best lineups yet. For me personally anyway! Here’s the press release announcement translated from Swedish thanks to Google Translate: Slayer does his last Sweden show ever at the Sweden Rock Festival in June! On Wednesday, Slayer played for a crowded Hovet on his farewell…

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METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Lineup Unveiled (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Lineup Unveiled (News)

Pittsburgh based Traditional Metal band Lady Beast is presenting a one-day music festival! The first time event, named after the band’s 2016 EP, Metal Immortal, takes place on June 29, 2019. The band’s frontwoman, Deborah Levine is spearheading the project and monumental task. Posted on Deborah Levine‘s Facebook Page a couple of days ago was the METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL Lineup: “Alright, metal maniacs you have been patient long enough! Myself and the rest of Lady Beast…

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CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

A new festival has reached Decibel Geek‘s website editor/staff writer Rich “The Meister” Dillon, also co-host of the CGCM Podcast. This brand new discovery, titled Call Of The Wild, takes place in  the beautiful historic city of Lincoln, UK. The event, situated in late May 2019, features a few bands that have long been on “The Meister Radar”. Bands like Burnt Out Wreck, Massive and especially Trucker Diablo. Plus, of course, some known big hitters such…

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