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Ubermanoeuvre - 'Burn This' (Spartan Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Tazz Stander   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:04

Uberman_thmbDecember 2009 and ÜRHQ was contacted by a band who were mightily impressed with our website URL as they had just written a song called 'Uber Rock 'n' Roll'. The band was South East London five piece Ubermanoeuvre, who were about to release their 'Burn This' album.

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Trashtown Thrillers - 'A Red Rose & A Shotgun Kiss' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 13:53

1atrashthmDom Daley can trash 'n' roll with the best of them so who better to review the revamped version of the debut EP from UK gutter rock upstarts Trashtown Thrillers....

 

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Sound Of Guns - 'Alcatraz' (Distiller Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 12:24

1asoundthmBritish hopefuls Sound Of Guns get cocked and loaded in readiness of the release of their debut album by releasing the 'Alcatraz' single. Dom Daley pulls back his pocket rocket and investigates....

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Sin City Sinners - 'Exile On Fremont Street' (Antistar Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:37

1asinnersthmTake members of Faster Pussycat and Raging Slab, put them in Vegas, throw in a never ending stream of special guest smeared live shows and what do you get? Dom Daley checks out the debut album from Sin City Sinners.

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Stage Dolls - 'Always' (AOR Heaven) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:59

stagethumbHugely successful in their native Norway, Stage Dolls mark the 25th anniversary of their debut album with the release of their seventh studio album, 'Always'. Featuring a track called 'My Strangest Friend' it seemed that only Dave Prince could review this melodic masterpiece.......

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Paul Epic - 'South Of Heaven, North Of Hell' (Full Effect) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:31

paulthumbPowerlifting, skydiving, kickboxing - how does Canadian beefcake Paul Epic find the time to rock? Dave Prince gave the ripped rocker a rubdown and offers you, the humble Über Röcker, the sweaty synopsis.........

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Hell City Glamours - 'Hell City Glamours' (Powerage Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 14 February 2010 23:15

1ahellthumbRemember the name, Hell City Glamours - these bad boys have the suss and tunes to cross continents with a sound as big as Rod Stewart looked on the 'Atlantic Crossing' album cover. It's big, it's brassy, it's bold and it fuckin' rocks! 

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To The Bones – ‘Duke Type A’ (Medici Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 14 February 2010 09:00

To_The_Bones_thmbapproved_smallAnyone who attended the recent Zico Chain UK tour will have no doubt experienced their main support, To The Bones in one way or another.  Johnny H gets his 'Lips On Red' for the band's debut album 'Duke Type A'.

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The Who – ‘Greatest Hits & More’ (Geffen Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Rob Watkins   
Friday, 12 February 2010 10:04

The_Who_ThmbRob Watkins digs out his old fishtail parka for a night on the beach with The Who's new 'Greatest Hits and More' collection. With various live, single, and original mono versions of the band's classic tracks it's enough to make any fan old or new jump on their scooters and pick themselves up a copy. 

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Hellfueled - 'Emission Of Sins' (Black Lodge) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Phelps   
Tuesday, 09 February 2010 15:25

hellfueledthm'Emission Of Sins' is the fourth long player to come from Swedish quartet Hellfueled and it's patently clear that Jocke Lundgren was the kind of metalhead teenager whose air guitar of choice while growing up was a bullseye Les Paul........

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Keel - 'The Right To Rock' 25th Anniversary Edition (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 07 February 2010 14:59

keelrockthumbapproved_smallAs Frontiers Records release a 25th Anniversary Edition of the Gene Simmons produced 'The Right To Rock' album by the now-reunited Keel, Gaz E discovers that listening to records like this without grinning like a loon and throwing shapes is...err.....easier said than done....

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Sister - 'Deadboys Making Noise' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 12:42

sisterthmAnother day, another sleaze rock band from Sweden.......but this time it's different. Gaz E checks out 'Deadboys Making Noise' by Sister and discovers that, thankfully, not every Swedish rock avenue has been exhausted.....

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The Murder Of My Sweet - 'Divanity' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:55

murderthmAngelica Rylin, frontwoman with Swedish metallers The Murder Of My Sweet, uses all her powers of seduction on ÜR's resident melodic rocker Dave Prince. Will the resulting review be full-on or half-cocked?

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Gamma Ray - 'To The Metal' (Ear Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Phelps   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:19

1agammathm'To The Metal' is the latest in the long line of power metal masterpieces to be delivered from German power masters Gamma Ray. With their classic debut 'Heading For Tomorrow' celebrating its twentieth birthday this year what better time is there than now to say Hail....To The Metal.

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AntiProduct - 'Please Take Your Cash' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:42

antithumbGrammy award winning producer Sylvia Massy tried to rein in the multiple personalities of Alex Kane and AntiProduct - did she succeed? Gaz E. gets on the couch with 'Please Take Your Cash'

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Calabrese: III – ‘They Call Us Death’ (Spookshow Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Fraser Munro   
Tuesday, 16 February 2010 08:11

Calabrese_thmbapproved_smallWe could simply summarise this review by stating "If you love the Misfits you'll love 'They Call Us Death' " but there is so much more to Calabrese than that, as Fraser Munro finds out when he walks the gothabilly walk with Davey, Bobby and Jimmy Calabrese's new album.

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The Unisex - 'Firesoul' (All The Cats Recordings) Print E-mail
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Written by Russ P   
Sunday, 14 February 2010 11:04

theunisexfiresoul86Take a good band from Sweden and, after a while, you don't even realise that they're Swedish. The Hives, Refused, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives and, top of the list, The Black Sweden. The Unisex are no doubt hoping to follow in those illustrious footsteps and go native with their 'Firesoul' album, Russ P investigates 

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D.A.D – ‘The Overmuch Box’ (EMI) Print E-mail
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Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 12 February 2010 10:29
Overmuch_Box_thmbSpanning the entire career of Denmark's premier rock band D.A.D, this box set spans their twenty-five year studio output, in a lavishly produced twelve CD set (ten albums plus two CD's exclusive to this release) that is the only way to experience 'cow punk' at its very best.
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Forever Vendetta – ‘Three Track EP’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Fraser Munro   
Thursday, 11 February 2010 09:16
fv_cover_thmbSwansea's Forever Vendetta are a band that have always seemed to hook Über Röck's Fraser Munro in with the odd tune or two live, so who better to review the band's debut EP than the man himself.
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Fear Factory - ‘Mechanize’ (AFM Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Tazz Stander   
Monday, 08 February 2010 09:14

Fear_Factory_thmbapproved_smallFear Factory are back with quite possibly their most ferocious album ever. So who do we send into this industrial metalscape to get Mechanized ? Step forward new girl on the Uber block Tazz Stander, who shows us all how to shred with the best of them...Respect.

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Japanese Voyeurs - 'That Love Sound / Blush' (Slimeball Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 07 February 2010 14:35

japanesethumbLondon noiseniks Japanese Voyeurs follow up their debut 'Sicking And Creaming' EP with a double A-side single that combines modern angst with that of the grunge movement of the 1990's. Gaz E digs deeper.....

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