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Ian Hunter & The Rant Band - ‘Fingers Crossed’ (Proper Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 27 August 2016 03:00

Ian HunterSet to be released in mid-September, ‘Fingers Crossed’ is the all-new opus from of the British rock legend known as Ian Hunter. For this one he reunited with The Rant Band at HOBO Studios in New Jersey to record 10 self-penned tracks including his tribute to David Bowie ‘Dandy’. Here Uber Rock’s Johnny H goes all gooey eyed and sentimental as he realises ‘You Can’t Live In The Past’.

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Imperial State Electric - ‘All Through The Night’ (Psychout Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 26 August 2016 03:00

ISEnight550‘All Through The Night’ is studio album number five from Nicke Andersson’s Imperial State Electric, yet after that one off reunion by Andersson’s old band The Hellacopters earlier this summer as part of a special 20th anniversary celebration of that band’s stunning debut platter Uber Rock’s Dom Daley can’t help but wonder, "what might be", as he checks this all new ten tracker out.

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Devin Townsend Project - ‘Transcendence’ (InsideOut Music) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Thursday, 25 August 2016 03:00

Devin Album CoverTen tracks, nine originals and one cover version (of Ween’s ‘Transdermal Celebration’) make up ‘Transcendence’ the seventh release from Devin Townsend Project, set to be released worldwide via Inside Out Music on 9th of September 2016. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins plays the numbers game and figures that this is odds on going to be a cracking album. Hit the link to find out if he is right.

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The Empty Page - 'Unfolding' (PledgeMusic) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 03:00

EPage300The Empty Page, the new band from Obsessive Compulsive's Kelii and Giz, have recorded a debut album funded via a PledgeMusic campaign and produced by an alt. rock knob twiddler par excellence. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes thinks that the only thing unfolding here is a very promising musical career.....

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Lynam - 'Halfway To Hell' Deluxe Version (Lions Pride Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 03:00

LynamDeluxe300approved small 2013Lynam, fronted by Adler singer Jacob Bunton, are about to release an expanded edition of their 2013 EP, 'Halfway To Hell', in the hope of breaking big outside of the US with their first ever European release. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey details the product of what could be your new favourite band.....

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Hands Off Gretel - 'Burn The Beauty Queen' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:00

HoGalbum300approved small 2013We introduced UR readers to Hands Off Gretel last month via an über-cool Midnite Mixtape Massacre, now Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checks out 'Burn The Beauty Queen', the debut album from the self-proclaimed grrrl grunge band.....

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Role Models - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 21 August 2016 03:40

Album coverOn the eve of their brand new record coming out (the uber-approved ‘Forest Lawn’) – we found Uber Rock’s Dom Daley holed up in a Camden pub with all four members of Role Models. Breaking the mould of power pop punk rock ‘n’ roll they currently can't do a single thing wrong so we couldn't turn down the opportunity to throw some questions at the band and find out what really makes them tick…..

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Uber Rock at Steelhouse Festival 2016 - John Corabi - The Dead Daisies - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 21 August 2016 03:00

DDthmbWith the release of their third album ‘Make Some Noise’ The Dead Daisies have scored a Top 40 album here in the UK. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins caught up with the band’s singer, John Corabi, at the Steelhouse Festival to talk about said record, the band’s upcoming UK shows with The Answer and a whole lot more besides.

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Sick Of It All - Bristol, The Fleece - 13th August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 20 August 2016 03:00

SOIA thmbSaturday the 13th August and it’s the first date of the UK leg of Sick Of It All’s 30th anniversary tour, a night which saw the NYHC legends hit The Fleece in Bristol full on. Uber Rock’s Johnny H was there celebrating an anniversary all of his own but not before he got pumped up ready for some hot mosh pit action. Hit the link to read his story of a most curious day indeed.

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016 - Derbyshire, Catton Park - 13th & 14th August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Friday, 19 August 2016 03:00

Day 2 thmbFollowing an exhausting and exhilarating Friday packed full of fine ale and even finer bands Uber Rock’s Nick Russell dives headlong into his review of the Saturday and Sunday line ups at Bloodstock 2016 headlined by Mastodon and Slayer respectively. Question is, will he make it to the end? Hit the link to find out.

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2016 - Derbyshire, Catton Park - 12th August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 03:00

TS thmbAfter Steelhouse for the classic rockers and Rebellion for the punks it was time for the mother of all metal festivals last weekend, yup Bloodstock Open Air featuring the likes of Corrosion of Conformity, Venom and Twisted Sister playing their last ever UK show was finally a gig going reality. What a stellar line up, and this was only the first day too. On hand to review it all for Uber Rock, Nick Russell.

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The Dead Daisies - Hamburg, Hard Rock Café - 3rd August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Colin Hunt   
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 03:00

IMG 8001 thmbThe Dead Daisies have been wowing rock audiences around the globe these past few months in support of their just released third album ‘Make Some Noise’ Uber Rock’s Colin Hunt caught up with the band in an unfamiliar acoustic setting in Hamburg ahead of their recent Wacken appearance, not really sure of what he might be getting. A fun night out, by all accords and here’s his gig report to prove it.

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The Boys - 'Odds & Sods' (PHR Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 03:00

boysodds300Limited to just 500 units, 'Odds & Sods', the new rarities collection from The Boys, is a must-have for any self-respecting punk rock 'n' roller. One such chap is Uber Rock's Dom Daley, who dissects the contents of this audio cabinet of curiosities for your reading pleasure.....

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Control - ‘United In Blood’ (Randale Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 15 August 2016 03:00

ControlFollowing Uber Rock’s extensive coverage of this year’s Rebellion Festival we now turn our attentions to an album that got its official release during the Blackpool weekend, namely ‘United In Blood’ the fourth studio album from British hooligan punk rock ‘n’ rollers Control. Johnny H picks up the story behind this one.

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Uber Rock at Steelhouse Festival 2016 - Mikko von Hertzen - Von Hertzen Brothers - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 14 August 2016 03:00

VHB2A few weekends ago Finnish progressive types the Von Hertzen Brothers had just finished a warmly received set at this year’s Steelhouse Festival when singer guitarist Mikko von Hertzen was suddenly faced with an even more daunting task than ascending the Arael Mountain to play. He was about to come face to face with Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins and what happened next is but a mouse click away.

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Rebellion Festival 2016 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 6th & 7th August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H & Dom Daley   
Saturday, 13 August 2016 03:00

Rebellion thmbFor the second part of Uber Rock’s coverage of Rebellion Festival 2016 Johnny H and Dom Daley continue to celebrate 40 years of punk and 20 years of Rebellion by watching more bands that is humanly possible. No other magazine covers Rebellion quite like Uber Rock. Hit the link then to relive a truly magical weekend.

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