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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BILLY MORRIS and the Sunset Strip – Holdin’ All the Aces (August 24, 2018)

BILLY MORRIS and the Sunset Strip – Holdin’ All the Aces (August 24, 2018)

The American rock guitarist BILLY MORRIS hails from Cleveland, OH earning his stripes early on in his musical career with the band Kidd Wicked. Billy later went on to perform with several projects including as a touring guitarist for Quiet Riot (2005), and with Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert. Billy performed with Paul on the Beehive Live project playing in front of a sold out crowd in Seoul, Korea. Spending 5 years as the lead…

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QUIET RIOT – Road Rage (Album Review)

QUIET RIOT – Road Rage (Album Review)

Quiet Riot Road Rage Frontiers Records Release Date: August 4th 2017 Quiet Riot has a new studio album coming out. Initially, lone holdout from the Metal Health lineup, drummer Frankie Banali was hesitant at even the suggestion of continuing on after Kevin DuBrow passed in 2007.  That view softened as time passed and Frankie fired up the Quiet Riot van in 2010 and played a few shows.  I’ve always felt that Quiet Riot wasn’t the sacred cow…

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QUIET RIOT To Re-Record New Album With New Lead Vocalist James Durbin

QUIET RIOT To Re-Record New Album With New Lead Vocalist James Durbin

Following the departure of singer Seann Nicols from Quiet Riot, both Frontiers Music Srl and band leader Frankie Banali have made the joint decision to delay the release of the new Quiet Riot album, Road Rage until later this summer. Both the band and label feel that in order to truly represent Quiet Riot’s lineup, new lead singer James Durbin should be the vocalist on Road Rage. In order to execute that plan and promote…

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QUIET RIOT Releases First Single from New Album

QUIET RIOT Releases First Single from New Album

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of QUIET RIOT‘s eagerly anticipated new studio album entitled Road Rage on April 21, 2017. . The band also recently announced that their new frontman will be American Idol Season 10 Alum, James Durbin. In a recent Billboard interview, Kevin DuBrow‘s younger brother, Terry DuBrow, stated, “Finally Quiet Riot gets a lead vocalist who will do my brother’s voice justice.” Durbin replaces Seann Nicols who sang…

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Bang Your Head for FREE in Kitchener! (News)

Bang Your Head for FREE in Kitchener! (News)

Gimme an R-O-C-K! What you got? – ROCK! and what you gonna do? “Bang Your Head!” Downtown Kitchener, Ontario! It’s time to dust off your denim and leather and indulge your “inner-metalhead”! Multi-platinum artist Quiet Riot and Canadian rock legends Helix are coming to make some eardrums bleed. Presented as  part of Kitchener’s Rock & Rumble Bike Rally, it will be a heavy metal feast of epic proportions when these two bands take the stage Friday, July 22nd at Kitchener’s…

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Conversation with Perry Richardson – Ep227

Conversation with Perry Richardson – Ep227

Former FireHouse bassist Perry Richardson sits down with Chris & Aaron to discuss his career in rock music. In this hour-plus discussion, Perry shares stories of his early history with bands such as Maxx Warrior and Nantucket. He then moves on to discuss the formation and rise of FireHouse. On the success of the singles ‘Don’t Treat Me Bad’ and ‘Love of a Lifetime,’ FireHouse’s self-titled debut album took off; selling over 2 million copies….

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Quiet Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back

Quiet Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back

Quiet Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back Release date: January 2015 on Showtime and since DVD and other networks. Director/Writer: Regina Russell Executive Producer: Frankie Banali The story of Quiet Riot is sad for so many reasons. Early on Randy Rhoads moves on to be Ozzy’s guitar player and we all know the tragedy henceforth. They faced an uphill battle like few other hard rock/metal bands at the time. No one was…

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Meister’s M3 2015 Wrap-Up Part #1

Meister’s M3 2015 Wrap-Up Part #1

The Meister’s 2015 M3 Experience: Day #1-Friday May 1, 2015 At Merriweather Post Pavilion Well, The Meister has once again landed back in Toronto but with a huge dejavu this time around, seems like only last week I was landing at Toronto’s Pearson Airport after a rockin’ holiday. Oh, that’s right I actually was as I returned from my fourth MORC and then promptly headed out again to my second M3. The dull underwater like…

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Buried Treasure 2 – Ep185

Buried Treasure 2 – Ep185

Back in October of 2013, Chris and Aaron had a brainstorm. They noticed that many people like songs from big albums by big bands but when those bands go “out of fashion” with the mainstream, they release some great work and much of that work gets ignored by the general music listener. The idea of Buried Treasure was born. This week Aaron and Chris present Buried Treasure II; a collection of great songs from some…

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