• Hellfest 2014
  • Interviews And Features
    Interview with Marc Rizzo
    : The Maximum Cavalera Tour has just sped through the UK and we popped down to the Rescue Rooms to catch the first night of the tour.  Marc Rizzo took the tim...
    Interview with Jon from Conan
    : Conan are just about to release their third album at the end of the month. 'Revengeance’ is going down nicely over here at CackBlabbath HQ, so while we are cros...
    Iain's obligatory Top10 of 2015 lists
    : 'tis the season to be jolly... and the season where webzine writes the world over cast their minds back to their favourite bits of the last 12 months. Well who ...
  • Live Reviews
    Fun Lovin' Criminals Live in Nottingham
    : Last Saturday saw the Nottingham music venue Rock City play host to the Fun Lovin’ Criminals as part of their ‘Come Find Yourself’ 20th Anniversary tour. ...
    Maximum Cavalera Tour Live in Nottingham
    : It doesn’t seem five minutes since Soulfly were last in Nottingham; they put on a crammed out sweaty show downstairs in the basement of Rock City the best p...
    Def Leppard / Whitesnake / Black Star Riders Live at the SSE Hydro
    : At CB HQ, it was safe to say we were delighted when the email came through confirming we'd been given a photo pass for Black Star Riders, Whitesnake and Def Lep...
    The Darkness Live at Nottingham Rock City
    : The Darkness are on tour so we’re out to see ‘em. That’s kind of how it’s worked since their timeless ‘Permission To Land’ album came out all those years ag...
    Hard Rock Hell 9 Saturday Review
    : Right, who nicked our hangovers ?? TeamCB awoke bright eyed and (comparatively) bushy tailed for day 3 of 2015's HRH shenanigans. After the traditional trip to ...
  • Latest Picture Galleries
    In Pictures : Def Leppard Live at the SSE Hydro
    : Headlining one of the best tours we've seen in ages, Def Leppard took the SSE Hydro by storm. We've seen massive sing-alongs before but this, this was something...
    In Pictures : Black Star Riders Live at the SSE Hydro
    : If Black Star Riders are the opening band, then you know you're in for some night. The SSE Hydro had filled up nicely by the time Ricky Warwick led the band...
    In Pictures : Whitesnake Live at the SSE Hydro
    : Still one of the best frontmen on the planet, David Coverdale and his 'Snake brothers were in the form of their lives when the rock'n'roll circus rolled into Gl...
    Sky Valley Mistress Live at HRH 9
    : It's strange that whenever there’s a lady-person on stage at a gig the photo pit soon fills up and this was the case when Kayley and her chums arrived onsta...
    Supercharger Live at HRH 9
    : HRH's second stage is always a great place to catch some awesome new bands, and 2015 lived up to that reputation, you can always rely on the likes of Denmar...