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Three Sixes - 'Know God, No Peace' (Universal Sign Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 22 November 2014 04:00

threesixescoverOpening a mysterious promo package that contained a full-size replica of the Holy Bible, Uber Rock's Gaz E discovered 'Know God, No Peace', the new album from Southern Californian heavy-duty metallers Three Sixes. With music as hard-hitting as its message, this album struck a chord or two.....

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Wicked Sensation - 'Adrenaline Rush' (Metal Heaven) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Saturday, 22 November 2014 03:40

wickedsensationcover'Adrenaline Rush' is the fourth album from German rockers Wicked Sensation, and one that features the vocals of former Accept and Bangalore Choir man David Reece. Uber Rock's Ross Welford is in melodic rock (rather than metal) heaven as he peels out a crisp air keytar solo in between typing.....

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Malrun - 'Two Thrones' (ViciSolum Productions) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Phelps   
Friday, 21 November 2014 03:40

malrunthronescover'Two Thrones' is the latest album from Danish noisemongers Malrun, following on from their 'Beauty In Chaos' debut and its follow-up, 'The Empty Frame'. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps writes from his very own studded leather-clad throneroom for your reading pleasure.....

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Richie Ramone - 'Entitled' (DC-Jam Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 21 November 2014 03:00

richieramoneentitledcoverAccording to Joey Ramone, drummer Richie saved the Ramones and put the spirit back in Da Bruddas. After playing over 500 shows with the band, and being the only drummer to sing lead vocals on Ramones songs, Richie is now out on his own and, in anticipation of his impending European and UK tour, Uber Rock got Dom Daley to check out his latest solo release, 'Entitled'.....

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White Widdow - 'Crossfire' (AOR Heaven) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 20 November 2014 03:40

whitewiddowcrossfirecoverWhite Widdow are a melodious bunch of AORsters from Australia fronted by Jules Millis, also of Tigertailz, and 'Crossfire' is their third full-length album. Uber Rock's Ross Welford gets his parp on for your reading pleasure....

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James Williamson - 'Re-Licked' (Leopard Lady Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 20 November 2014 03:00

james will'Re-Licked' finds Stooges guitarist James Williamson picking through the back catalogue of his celebrated band, mixing and recording certain songs properly for the first time in their history. He's also brought along a legion of guest singers to front the tunes, from Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie to The Bellrays' Lisa Kekaula. Uber Rock's Dom Daley is re-licking his fingers at the prospect of such a release.....

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Transatlantic - ‘KaLIVEoscope’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
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Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 03:40

Transatlantic 1A live release from the prog band’s prog band Transatlantic is always something special, because it represents this quite remarkable group of musicians in all their pomp and glory. Stretching to three CDS and two DVDs this is certainly true of ‘KaLIVEoscope’ the band's fifth such presentation, well at least in terms of content and value for money, but what will Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill make of it all. Read on to find out.

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Children Of Technology - 'Future Decay' (Hells Headbangers) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 04:00

Children Of Technology artworkFour years after their cult-classic ‘It's Time To Face The Doomsday’ debut Italian speed metalpunks Children Of Technology are back with their highly anticipated second album, ‘Future Decay’. We asked Uber Rock’s Norn Iron Man, Mark Ashby, to cruise the post-apocalyptic wasteland for this one and try to put the fact that the band sound exactly like Rogue Male out of his head. Something that really is easier said than done. Read on to find out why.

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Maxxwell - ‘Tabula Rasa’ (Bob Media) Print E-mail
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Written by Ian Bell   
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 03:20

MaxxwellFor their third album ‘Tabula Rasa’ arena rockers Maxxwell have drafted in singer Gilberto Melendez for what they hope really will be a ‘clean slate’ for many will be saying could be their make or break album. Uber Rock’s Ian Bell opens a bottle of twiggy tasting real ale, fills up his best pipe full of ‘bacca and sets off on an a musical journey that starts in the Alps.

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Meatbodies - 'Meatbodies' (In The Red) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Richards   
Monday, 17 November 2014 03:40

meatbodiescoverUber Rock's Matt Richards reviewed Ty Segall's latest release in September and now gets his thoughts across on Ty's FUZZ band mate Chad Ubovich's Meatbodies. Hit Read More to discover just how this self-titled album is so trippy you should get it on prescription.....

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Senser - 'Stacked Up XX' (Strike Back) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Monday, 17 November 2014 03:00

senserstackedupXX'Stacked Up XX' is the 20th anniversary reissue of Senser's debut album, which originally hit Number 4 on the UK album chart upon release in 1994. This deluxe double CD/Vinyl reissue contains not only that hit album but also another album's worth of remixes. Uber Rock's Ross Welford checks it out.....

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Western Sand - ‘Cut You Down To Size’ EP (Believe Digital) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Friday, 21 November 2014 04:00

Western SandHailing from the deep south…of England, Hampshire’s Western Sand are currently hauling their cowboy booted carcasses around the UK promoting this, their all new all new 5 track EP, ‘Cut You Down To Size’. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland dons his best Stetson for this one and wonders if the band’s American cousins have enough cause for concern to holler “They took our jobs!” Hit the link to find out.

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[gaeleri] - 'Gates Of Rome' (TBM Records/Roastinghouse Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ashby   
Friday, 21 November 2014 03:20

Gaeleria - Gates of RomeSwedish rockers [gaeleri] may be largely unknown here in the UK but could that be about to change with the release of their comeback album, 'Gates Of Rome'. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby certainly thinks so as he compares the record to the works of early 80s Whitesnake, 'Out Of This World' era Europe and classic Magnum. So if that smorgasbord of hard rock comparison makes you want to rock hard you know what to do next. Hit It!

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White Dynomite - 'White Dynomite' (Ripple Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:00

whitedynomitecoverBoston "punk-soul explosion" White Dynomite have just reissued their 2012 self-titled album on limited vinyl and digitally. If you, like Uber Rock's Gaz E, missed it the first time around here's your chance to make amends. Like grubby hard rock, Scandinavian glunk and NYC punk? Then you'll love this.....

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High Fighter - 'The Goat Ritual' EP (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 20 November 2014 03:20

High Fighter - The Goat Ritual artworkFormed this past summer, and comprising of former members of A Million Miles combined with fellow stoners Buffalo Hump, Hamburg based High Fighter have wasted no time in unleashing their first aural assault on the unsuspecting people of planet Uber Rock. Mark Ashby checked out 'The Goat Ritual' EP and found plenty to get excited about. Hit the link to find out more.

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Bog Oak - 'A Treatise On Resurrection And The Afterlife' EP (Svart Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 04:00

Bog Oak Treatise front coverNot being one to hold back when it comes to expressing his opinions, Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby certainly doesn’t pull any punches by calling 'A Treatise On Resurrection And The Afterlife', the all new four track EP from Sacramento’s Bog Oak, “One of the more (un)pleasantly surprising discoveries of the year!” To find out exactly what it is he is going on about, hit the ‘Read More’ linky to the right.

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Flying Colors - ‘Second Nature’ (Provogue Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 03:20

secondnaturecvr440Having loved the debut album from prog/pop supergroup Flying Colors, Jim Rowland couldn’t wait to get his head around what Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Steve Morse, Dave LaRue and Casey McPherson had come up with their sophomore release, the imaginatively titled ‘Second Nature’. To discover if this one matches up to the aforementioned debut or in fact trumps it, you know what to do. Hit It!

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Nightingale - ‘Retribution’ (InsideOut Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Granger   
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 03:40

Nightingale‘Retribution’ is the long awaited all new album from Sweden’s Nightingale, the intended one-off project that refuses to die. Established by musical multi-talent Dan Swanö back in 1995, the band is proof that music can take on a life of its own, often when the artist least expects it. Uber Rock’s Mark Granger investigates the ten tracker and finds a curious mix of Maiden, Diamond Head and ahem Michael Bolton! Hit the link to find out more.

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Glamour Of The Kill - 'After Hours' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 17 November 2014 04:00

GOTKafterhoursartwork500Glamour Of The Kill follow up their second album, 'Savages', with a crowd-funded EP that will no doubt push them onwards and upwards. Featuring guest appearances from Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix and Escape The Fate's Craig Mabbitt, 'After Hours', as Uber Rock's Gaz E discovered, is massive.....

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Opus Doria - 'A Day on Earth' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Michael Anthony   
Monday, 17 November 2014 03:20

opusdoriacoverOpus Doria are a French outfit dealing in a fusion of Epic Music and Symphonic Metal, 'A Day on Earth' the band's second offering to the rock gods. The rock god chosen to review it, however, is Uber Rock's Michael Anthony. Hit Read More for his thoughts.....

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Nitrogods - ‘Rats & Rumours’ (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Bunting   
Saturday, 15 November 2014 04:00

NitrogodsLet’s not mess around here, Nitrogods sound a hell of a lot like Motorhead, but, we are talking Motorhead at their very best. So that’s good enough for Uber Rock’s Matt Bunting to want to get balls deep into ‘Rats & Rumours’, the German trio’s sophomore release. So hit the link to join him.

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