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Kill It Kid - 'You Owe Nothing' (Sire/Warner Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Rob Watkins   
Monday, 22 December 2014 03:20

killitkidcoverThey got signed after just twelve weeks of being a band, but grunge/blues rockers Kill It Kid appear to be in it for the long haul. Uber Rock's Rob Watkins checks out the band's new, hotly-tipped long player, 'You Owe Nothing'.....

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Ten - ‘Albion’ (Rocktopia Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Monday, 22 December 2014 03:20

tenalbioncoverBritish melodic rockers Ten return with ‘Albion’ their eleventh studio record which marks the arrival of two new members in the shape of guitarists Dann Rosingana and Steve Grocott. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland takes a look at this all new ten tracker but he first needs to get past the album’s alluring cover art.

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Machine Head - ‘Bloodstones And Diamonds’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
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Written by Nick Russell   
Saturday, 20 December 2014 04:00

Machine Head B A DA little over a month ago Machine Head unveiled their ‘Bloodstones And Diamonds’ album on the metal community worldwide. Uber Rock’s Nick Russell was waiting for this one with open arms and could quite possibly have just welcomed a potential contender for our coveted Album Of The Year into his metal heart. Hit the link to find out more.

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The Sticky Fingers Ltd. - 'The Sticky Fingers Ltd.' (Logic(il) Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 20 December 2014 03:20

stickyfingerscoverThe guitarist for The Sticky Fingers Ltd. is called Sputnig Inch Raganov. The band claims to be influenced by Humble Pie, the Rolling Stones and the Faces. Uber Rock's Dom Daley hates them. Read on to find out why.....

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The Bunny Gang - 'Thrive' (Hardline Entertainment) Print E-mail
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Written by Ben Hughes   
Friday, 19 December 2014 03:40

bunnygangthriveThe Bunny Gang feature Flogging Molly bassist Nathen Maxwell, who fronts this band that has Uber Rock's Ben Hughes thinking of The Clash. Our man describes 'Thrive' as a Summer album to chill to - how will that work out on a cold December morn?

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Aittala - 'Effigy' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 04:00

aitallaeffigyApex, NC metallers Aittala formed over two decades ago and have regrouped in recent years, this new album, 'Effigy', the band's first for three years. Uber Rock's Ross Welford checks it out.....

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Battleaxe - ‘Power From The Universe’ (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 03:20

BattleaxeUber Rock’s Jim Rowland first saw Sunderland NWOBHM outfit Battleaxe live thirty one years ago during a support slot on Saxon’s ‘Power & The Glory’ tour. He later also saw them again on the latter’s ‘Crusader’ tour but until recently he had yet to hear any of the band’s studio records. So, having enjoyed the recent ‘Burn This Town’ reissue what would our man make of the band’s second album ‘Power From The Universe’? Hit the link and you’ll soon find out....

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MAXX12 - 'Special Forces' (NEXCORP) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 03:40

maxx12thumbMAXX12 hail from San Jose and Uber Rock's Ross Welford pulled on his camo gear in attempt to get into their 'Special Forces'. Hit that link to find out if he was successful - go on, you know you want to.....

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Allen Lande - ‘The Great Divide’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Nick Russell   
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 03:40

Allen LandeThe fourth album from melodic power metallers Allen Lande sees a major change in the songwriting formula since the inclusion of former Stratovarius member (and album producer) Timo Tolkki within their ranks. Uber Rock’s Nick Russell gets balls (to wall) deep in this one and prays he gets out alive from ‘The Great Divide’.

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T. Rogers - ’Simple Life’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Russ P   
Monday, 15 December 2014 03:40

T RogersWhilst most of the rest of the Uberverse (c/o Mark Ashby) seemingly spontaneously combusts at the prospect of squinting at some has been rock band playing in a field/enormodone next summer, we here at URHQ take time to reflect on a band who have less than 500 likes on Facebook and do this music lark all by themselves. Step forward Uber Rock’s Russ P who takes a look at Hungarian blues rockers T. Rogers, and their ‘Simple Life’ album.

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Spiders & Snakes - 'Year Of The Snake' (Sensei Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 15 December 2014 03:00

spiderssnakescoverSpiders & Snakes, the Hollywood outfit featuring London's Lizzie Grey, celebrate their 25th anniversary with the band's ninth studio album, a guest-studded affair that features members of Fishbone, Bitch, Steeler, Sweet Savage, Yes, Asia and more! Uber Rock's Gaz E checks it out and is uber-surprised.....

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Various Artists - ‘Cashing In On Christmas Volume 6’ (Rebel Sound Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 22 December 2014 03:00

Cashing In“It’s Christmas!” Well almost anyway, so we thought what better way to celebrate the festive season than to let our very own Scrooge Johnny H loose on the sixth instalment of the ever popular ‘Cashing In On Christmas’ series of compilation albums. This time around Uber Rock’s very own elf head (c/o Zoot) has the likes of Gimp Fist, City Saints and The Vibrators all trying to make him smile, but will they succeed? Well you know what you need to do to find out. Hit the link!

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Diamond Days - 'We've Come A Long Way' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 20 December 2014 03:40

diamonddayscoverDiamond Days are a young UK-based outfit loaded to the nines with a barrage of killer tracks and contagious hooks. Well, that's what Uber Rock's Rob Watkins is saying about their new release, 'We've Come A Long Way'.....

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Primordial - ‘Where Greater Men Have Fallen’ (Metal Blade Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Friday, 19 December 2014 04:00

Primordialapproved small 2013‘Where Greater Men Have Fallen’ is album number eight from Irish pagan black metallers Primordial and Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland thinks it might just be there best yet. Hit the link to discover an album you really do have to hear if you are a fan of proper heavy metal music.

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Goodbye Kitty K - 'Scrapped' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 19 December 2014 03:20

GBKKscrappedcoverGoodbye Kitty K were formed in Copenhagen's Meat Packing District and play what they term "scrap rock". Uber Rock's Dom Daley is packing little meat, but he knows his scrap rock from his crap rock - which way does this self-released record fall?

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Orphan - 'Borneo: To Mell And Back' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 03:40

borneocoverOrphan began as blues/rock band Screaming Mimi and honed their musical skills during the 1970s N.Y.C. music scene, opening for The Ramones, Blondie and more. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks out the band's long-lost recordings, released in tribute to a fallen band member.....

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Snack Family - 'Pokie Eye' EP (Limited Noise Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 04:00

snackpokieeyecoverLondon's avant blues rockers Snack Family return with a new EP, the keenly-monikered 'Pokie Eye'. Uber Rock's Dom Daley loves a snack or two so this extended player was right up his street.....

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James Hall - ’Talking Freedom With The Jailer’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Russ P   
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 04:00

James Hallapproved small 2013For his third solo release James Hall has assembled a 9 song collection of newer collaborations and reinterpretations of songs from his previous solo records as well as those from Mary My Hope and Pleasure Club. ‘Talking Freedom With The Jailer’ is a Digital-Only record that captures the spirit and stripped down approach of the James Hall Duo (James Hall and Bruce Butkovich) and Uber Rock’s Russ P can’t get enough of it. Hit the link to find out why

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Total Death - 'Ciudad Matadero' (Fucked Noise) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Monday, 15 December 2014 04:00

totaldeathcoverTotal Death is a legendary Spanish band that released its first record in 1990 and don't look like they're gonna stop releasing albums any time soon. Uber Rock's Ross Welford checks out the latest platter that matters, the thrashing 'Ciudad Matadero'.....

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Primus - ‘Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble' (Ato Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Nick Russell   
Monday, 15 December 2014 03:20

primusschoccoverThe return of the definitive Primus line-up of bassist/singer Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander, for what is their first studio record in 20 years, just had to be something very special and different. So how does taking the songs from Willy Wonka and giving them the Primus touch sound to you? Special enough? Let’s ask Uber Rock’s Nick Russell.

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Sodom - ‘Sacred Warpath’ EP (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 13 December 2014 04:00

SodomListen up Uber Rockers! Tom Angelripper has important things to say on the subject of the brand new Sodom EP ‘Sacred Warpath’, on the state of the world today and on life in general. Jim Rowland, long-time fan of the band is all ears, but will this four tracker be enough to slake his thirst for Teutonic thrash?

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