CALL OF THE WILD 2019-Festival Review Blog

CALL OF THE WILD 2019-Festival Review Blog

Ever wonder what it’s like to hang with The Meister on one of his worldwide festival trips. On this audio episode of the CGCM Podcast, Rich “The Meister” Dillon checks in from the Call of the Wild 2019 Festival with a full contingent of impromptu interviews done on location with artists during the event. You’ll hear segments from bands like New Generation Superstars, The Erotics, Trucker Diablo, Kickin’ Valentina, Bai Bang, The Idol Dead, and…

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CALL OF THE WILD – Festival Preview (Blog)

CALL OF THE WILD – Festival Preview (Blog)

So, The Meister is at it yet again! As many followers of CGCM or Decibel Geek or personal Facebook friends know, Rich “The Meister” Dillon is a rock show freak. He travels, often far and wide for the gig. He is known to endure 6-hour bus trips in the middle of the night to get to and from the gig, whether scheduled to work the day after or not. Or flying halfway around the world…

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BAI BANG – Best of Four (Album Review)

BAI BANG – Best of Four (Album Review)

CGCM gets banged! Bai Bang is a Swedish Melodic Rock band that formed back in the late 80s in Helsingborg, Sweden. With a back catalogue of eight studio releases, the band has always worked hard in the shadows. Often touring, they love the live show experience. Now with Diddi Kastenholt (vocals) the sole remaining original member, Bai Bang joins Lion’s Pride Music. In celebration of that union and this new era of the band, Bai Bang…

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TRUCKER DIABLO – Other Side of the City (Single Review)

TRUCKER DIABLO – Other Side of the City (Single Review)

I owe a few things to the Northern Ireland band TRUCKER DIABLO. They were a huge part in my “reawakening”. You see, I spent a number of years “out” of music. Mostly for reasons that I just don’t care to go into here and it’s not really important anyway. As I started to once again come alive with the missing piece of my existence, I mostly stuck to the bigger, known bands of yesteryear. Hey,…

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RAZORBATS – “The City” (Single Review)

RAZORBATS – “The City” (Single Review)

So, one of my favourite things about attending a new festival is fresh discoveries. I pity those so-called music fans who refuse to give the time of day to a new and as yet unbeknownst to them band. It’s a rampant plague, but that’s a rant for another day and forum. Months ago I signed on to attend the Call of the Wild Festival in Lincolnshire, UK. This first-year event features three days and three…

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CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL – Complete Lineup (News)

CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL – Complete Lineup (News)

There’s a new festival in The Meister‘s summer events pool. Not that he has much space on the docket, but nonetheless CALL OF THE WILD FESTIVAL will be graced by his presence in late May. The Lincolnshire UK event unveiled it’s final two acts (The Treatment and Bigfoot) about a week or so back and the bill is jam-packed! Festival director, Raz White quotes “I am ecstatic with the booking of The Treatment. They are…

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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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