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‘The Good Times Used To Kill Me’ - Gluecifer Reissued and Revisited Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 29 November 2015 03:00

Auto ThrillLThe five studio albums recorded and released by Gluecifer, Oslo’s self styled Kings Of Rock, were given a deluxe limited edition vinyl reissue courtesy of Konkurs Productions just a few weeks back. Uber Rock’s resident audiophile, Johnny H, just had to get himself a set, and here he steps back in time to relive the majesty of the band first time around.

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Who - 'Live in Hyde Park' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 29 November 2015 02:00

deadend86Expertly filmed on June 26th, 2015, 'Live in Hyde Park' captures The Who performing on The Great Oak Stage at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the DVD of this multi-format release.....

Vintage Concert Bill: Type O Negative - Every Tour! Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 November 2015 03:00

TON86Uber Rock has been honoured to have Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary Minnesota shock rockers, Impaler, write a monthly column for the website to excite. Bill is leaving us at the end of the year so make the most of his remaining features! For his penultimate article Bill writes of Type O Negative and every tour he saw the band on.....

King Of The North / Dirty Thrills / Dead Shed Jokers - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 13th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Friday, 27 November 2015 03:00

KOTN thmbUber Rock’s third Kickass Klub Nite brought together King Of The North, a grunge duo from Australia, Dirty Thrills, a band of hard rock dandies from London and local alt rock mentalists Dead Shed Jokers for a night of music that would never be forgotten. Uber Rock’s Jamie Richards relives the events of Friday the 13th of November 2015, and a night that will never be forgotten.

Skindred / Crossfaith / (Hed)PE - Bristol, 02 Academy - 12th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Thursday, 26 November 2015 03:00

Skindred 1Having already declared Skindred’s recent ‘Volume’ album “the most complete product out of their entire back catalogue” Uber Rock’s Ian Bell headed over the Severn Bridge to Bristol’s O2 Academy hankering for a chance to hear some of these new songs live. Join our man doing the Newport Helicopter as you hit that lipstick red ‘Read more’ link.

Faster Pussycat/Pirates Of Panama/Kinkade - London, Camden Underworld - 11th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 03:00

FPlive86Looking to avoid another "Nordahl Incident" Uber Rock's Ross Welford headed into the Underworld ready to have radiation dripped right onto his head. Yes, our man writes reviews like Liberace rhines a stone, and Faster Pussycat, like ejaculation, is his salvation.....

Mötley Crüe/Alice Cooper - London, The SSE Arena Wembley - 6th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 03:00

GinnySixxPurpleThe Elders at URHQ have been pretty vocal in regards to the modern version of Mötley Crüe but, honest mofos that we are, we sent a Crüe die-hard to review a show on their 'Farewell Tour' at Wembley Arena... but the final opinion was pretty much the same. Uber Rock's Ross Welford watches the depressing end of an era.....

Donnie Vie & Baz Francis - 'V8 Live In Europe 2015' (Magic Cat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 23 November 2015 03:00

DonnieBazV8300Coverapproved small 2013'V8 Live In Europe 2015' collects four songs from 'The White Album Tour' from former Enuff Z'Nuff frontman Donnie Vie and Magic Eight Ball mainman Baz Francis. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey watched a show on the tour and thinks this new EP captures the atmosphere perfectly.....

Devin Townsend - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins & Jay Humphris   
Sunday, 22 November 2015 03:00

DT ThumbOver the last few weeks Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins has witnessed Devin Townsend live, experienced the prog master’s all new live DVD and now here he (along with partner in crime Jay Humphris) finally completes his unholy trinity as he gets to meet the man himself. Chatting about projects old and new, we also find out why Dev found it necessary to poop in Steve Vai’s guitar case. Hit the link to read perhaps the Uber Rock interview of the year….

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Rolling Stones Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 22 November 2015 02:00

deadend86The 'From The Vault' series of vintage Rolling Stones concerts officially released across multiple formats for the first time continues with 'Live In Leeds 1982' and 'Live At The Tokyo Dome 1990'. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the DVD releases of both titles.....

Gamma Ray - 'Heading For The East' & 'Sigh No More' Anniversary Editions (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 21 November 2015 03:00

2015 sigh anniversary cdIf there's a couple of 25th anniversary reissues of classic Gamma Ray albums resting heavily in the in-tray at URHQ then there's only one man we'd entrust with perfectly capturing the über metal ensconced on the virtual grooves. Step forward Uber Rock's Matt Phelps and his denim 'n' leather-clad Biro.....

Status Quo - 'Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits' (Universal Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 20 November 2015 04:00

quodefincoverJust in time for Dad's Xmas present, Status Quo release another 'Hits' collection across various formats but, as Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey discovered, that 'definitive' tag might be right this time, especially with some kind of "Quoly Grail" included for the first time ever.....

Paradise Lost - ‘Symphony For The Lost’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 20 November 2015 03:00

Paradise Lost Symphony‘Symphony For The Lost’ is Paradise Lost like you’ve never heard them before, live, complete with orchestra and choir, delivering some of their greatest hits and much more. Uber Rock’s Johnny H checks the 2CD and DVD set out and thinks it’s the ideal Christmas pressie for that lover of epic doom in your life. Hit the link to find out why….

The Erotics/UK's Lowest - Abertillery, The Doll's House - 6th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 19 November 2015 03:00

Erotics ThmbFrom Albany, New York, to Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent - the seventh UK jaunt for The Erotics started on the street where Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey once dreamed of getting to see the greatest American rock 'n' roll bands live.....

Tyla J Pallas - 'XIII Shades Of Dog' Vol. 2 (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 03:00

tylashades300This second volume of Tyla J. Pallas' 'XIII Shades Of Dog' collects twenty-two songs from The Dogs D'Amour back catalogue, the two-disc set featuring re-recorded versions of classics like 'Empty World', 'Firework Girl', 'Drunk Like Me' and 'How Do You Fall In Love Again'. Uber Rock's Dom Daley loves it. Surprised?!

Eagles Of Death Metal/White Miles/Feverist - Bristol, O2 Academy - 2nd November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 03:00

EODMthmbWe’d originally had one of our usual witty introductions written for this one, but in light of the events that unfolded in Paris over the weekend, Uber Rock’s Johnny H asked us instead to dedicate his review of the Eagles Of Death Metal live at Bristol’s O2 Academy to all those who lost their lives simply going to a gig. Rest In Peace brothers and sisters.


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