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Adrenaline Rush - ‘Adrenaline Rush’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 04:00

Adrenaline RushA review featuring not only references to Taylor Momsen and Miley Cryus but also a band that is fronted by Tåve Wanning ex of Swedish pop teen pop duo Peaches fame has to come from the pen of Dave Prince, and here our red blooded Uber scribe checks out the debut album from Adrenaline Rush (which is out now on Frontiers Records) for like-minded fans of female fronted AOR bands worldwide.

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Superdirt - 'Rock N Roll Train' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 03:40

superdirtcoverSuperdirt hail from Copenhagen and the six-track 'Rock N Roll Train' is their second release of rock and roll with gigantic balls. Uber Rock's Ross Welford is similarly blessed, as is Mercyful Fate/King Diamond axeman Michael Denner who guests here.....

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The Kneejerk Reactions - 'The Indestructible Sounds Of The Kneejerk Reactions' (Dirty Water Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 01 September 2014 03:40

kneejerkcover'The Indestructible Sounds Of The Kneejerk Reactions' is the successor to 2008's 'The Electrifying Sound Of The Kneejerk Reactions'. Uber Rock's Dom Daley sees something of a theme here on this Dirty Water Records release.....

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Ming City Rockers - 'Ming City Rockers' (Mad Monkey Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 01 September 2014 03:00

mingcityrockerscoverDo you trust Uber Rock to point you in the direction of the best in new bands and music, possibly telling you about the next big thing, or the next thing too cool to be big? Well, let's start the month with a surefire tip for the top as Uber Rock's Ben Hughes falls head over heels for the self-titled debut album from Immingham's finest, Ming City Rockers. Where? Who? Read on to find out....

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The Ghost Wolves - 'Man, Woman, Beast' (Plowboy Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 29 August 2014 03:20

ghostwolvescoverThe Ghost Wolves are a "window-rattling stomp-and-roll electric duo from Austin, Texas" and 'Man, Woman, Beast' is their debut album. Uber Rock's Dom Daley is a "window-licking cock rock electric warrior from Clydach, Swansea" and this is his review of said album....

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Piss Viper - 'Horned Hands and Hardened Necks' (VOA Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Jason Morgan   
Thursday, 28 August 2014 04:00

pissvipercoverapproved small 2013Piss Viper started out as a studio project featuring Black Tamanous guitarist Ray Davies and former OneDice frontman Dave "Mally" Malpas, but now, joined by the former drummer of Buried In Alaska and mysterious Miss Viper, the outfit has released its devilish debut EP, 'Horned Hands and Hardened Necks'. Uber Rock's Jason Morgan gets his hands dirty with a must-read review.....

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MFC Chicken - 'Solid Gravy' (Dirty Water Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 28 August 2014 03:40

MFCcoverMFC Chicken play "the music the Sonics were listening to" on second album, 'Solid Gravy'. Thing is, as Uber Rock's Dom Daley discovered, every song is written about chickens. Our man is unsure if it's finger licking good or plain plucking awful.....

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DeadAudioSaints - 'The Purge' EP (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 04:00

DASaintscover300Never heard of DeadAudioSaints before? Never had Uber Rock's Gaz E until the band's debut EP, 'The Purge', turned up at URHQ for review - now he wants to hear more. Find out why by hitting that blood red link.....

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Massive Wagons - ‘Fight The System’ (Off Ya Rocka) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:20

Massive WagonsMassive Wagons certainly made an immediate impression on us here at Uber Rock HQ with their debut release ‘Fight The System’, Here Dave Prince attempts to get to the bottom of the album’s appeal and thinks he may have found the answer, as they remind him of L.A’s finest cock rockers Junkyard. Hit the link to find out more.

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Loverboy - 'Unfinished Business' (Cargo Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 04:00

loverboyunfinishedbusiness'Unfinished Business' is a compilation album from Canadian legends Loverboy made up of various songs deemed previously unsuitable for the band's back catalogue. So what makes them worth listening to now? Uber Rock's Gaz E tries to find out....

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Christmas - ‘Appetite For Selfdestruction’ (Wooaaargh) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Granger   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 03:20

ChristmasAlthough ‘Appetite For Selfdestruction’ was originally released back in 2013, next month German punk rockers Christmas make a trip over to the UK to promote said album so we thought it was about time we clued you in a band you really don’t want to miss live. Uber Rock’s Mark Granger is the man who gets to review this 10 tracker so let’s hope he doesn’t think (just like the band do) that ‘Christmas Sucks’.

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States And Empires - 'Freedom' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 01 September 2014 04:00

SaEFreedomcoverapproved small 2013Formed from the ashes of Attack! Attack! States And Empires release their debut album, 'Freedom', today and Uber Rock's Gaz E was on hand to check it out. What he found was, possibly, the finest debut album of the year.....

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The One Hundred - ‘Subculture’ EP (We Are Unified) Print E-mail
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Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Monday, 01 September 2014 03:40

TOH E.P FinalAfter Uber Rock’s Gaz E described their live show as being “a Frankenstein's Monster of borrowed parts” what would Eamon O’Neill make of The One Hundred’s debut 6 track EP we wonder? Well wonder no more because here is his review in all its fluorescent glow stick pummelling glory.

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Zoo Harmonics - ‘Business In The Front… Party In The Back’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Granger   
Friday, 29 August 2014 04:00

Zoo HarmonicsZoo Harmonics hail from Israel, although according to Uber Rock’s Mark Granger you’d never be able to tell from the Bayside/Jimmy Eat World influenced sounds of their ‘Business In The Front… Party In The Back’ album. Hit the link to discover a band our man says “you should keep an eye on kiddos.”

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X-Drive - ‘Get Your Rock On’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Friday, 29 August 2014 03:20

X DriveFeaturing members of Montrose, White Lion and Midline along with unknown guitarist Jeremy Brunner X-Drive are a band steeped in the tradition of 80s US metal. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince cracks open the shrink-wrap on their Andy Johns produced debut ‘Get Your Rock On’ and gets back to the future of heavy rock. Hit the link to find out more.

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Trioxin Cherry - ‘Let’s Take Off And Nuke The Site From Space’ (STP Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 28 August 2014 04:00

TCTrioxin Cherry are the latest band off the STP Records conveyor belt of punk rock goodness and at the end waiting for ‘Let’s Take Off And Nuke The Site From Space’ their all new album is Uber Rock’s Darrel Sutton. With the album’s opening track apparently being sung entirely in Japanese and the band coming from Nottingham we just knew this is going to be another interesting listen. Hit the link to find out more.

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The Old Firm Casuals - ‘This Means War’ (Oi! The Boat Records / Randale Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 28 August 2014 03:00

OFC Warapproved small 2013Hot on the heels of their singles compilation album ‘For The Love Of It All’ comes ‘This Means War’, the debut album proper from San Francisco bootboys The Old Firm Casuals. Uber Rock’s Johnny H goes toe to toe with this one as he goes south of the water to check out what Lars Frederiksen and his mob have come up with just in time for the new season.

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Kal-El - 'Pakal' (WormHoleDeath Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Jamie Richards   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:40

kalelpakalcoverKal-EL hail from Stavanger, Norway and, as well as being released on the keenly-monikered WormHoleDeath Records, their 'Pakal' long player is a wax slab of stoner rock. Uber Rock's Jamie Richards checked it out.....

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Tyla J Pallas - ‘Another Day Abandoned In The Pursuit Of Pleasure’ (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Craggy   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:00

Tyla Another Day thmbFor his 25th solo album and third album release in very quick succession Tyla J Pallas once again returned to a full band environment for ‘Another Day Abandoned In The Pursuit Of Pleasure’ a title that very much resonates with Uber Rock’s very own wandering minstrel Craggy Collyde. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to find out what this record sounds like when played in Prague.

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Furykane - 'Furykane' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 03:40

furykanecoverFurykane are a female-fronted alternative metal outfit from Paris, France, and this self-titled album is the band's second full-length release. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checked it out and couldn't help but say "Oh là là !"

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UK Subs - 'The Revolution's Here' (Time & Matter Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 03:00

RevsHereCoversThis new splatter wax reissue of the UK Subs 2000 EP 'The Revolution's Here' is the first time that the seminal punk band has been captured on 10 inch vinyl. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks out the platter that matters, which features a re-recording of the band's hit single 'Party In Paris', and thinks you should too...before they are sold out.....

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