December CD
Darrell Bath - 'Roll Up' (Livewire/Cargo Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 07 December 2015 03:00

bathrollupapproved small 2013He's played with The Dogs D'Amour, Ian Hunter, UK Subs, The Vibrators, Nikki Sudden, and The Crybabys, but Darrell Bath is going it alone once again. Uber Rock's skin-up pin-up Dom Daley gets his hands on a 'Roll Up' that pretty much blows his glunk-addled mind.....

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The Nomads - 'Demolicion! Live At El Sol, Madrid' (Ghost Highway Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 05 December 2015 04:00

nomadslivecover300Recorded live in Madrid on 20th November, 2014, 'Demolicion!' captures legendary band The Nomads in their prime environment. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks out this fine fourteen-track release from Ghost Highway Records for your reading pleasure.....

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Intronaut - ‘The Direction Of Last Things’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
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Written by Phil Cooper   
Saturday, 05 December 2015 03:20

IntronautIn the words of American progressive metallers Intronaut their fifth studio record,‘The Direction Of Last Things’, is their “most technical, brutal, catchy, and straight up fearless.” Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper is the man tasked with putting this claim to the test and get absorbed by the Devin Townsend produced opus. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to do just that.

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Fjallfolk - 'Gryningens Ljus' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Friday, 04 December 2015 03:40

fjallfolkcoverSwedish outfit Fjallfolk play power metal and have a keyboard played called Fanny Fjall. Uber Rock's Ross Welford doesn't know much about Fanny, or Fjallfolk as it happens, but he still gets down with 'Gryningens Ljus' for your reading pleasure.....

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Harem Scarem - ‘Live At The Phoenix’ (Frontiers Music) Print E-mail
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Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 04 December 2015 03:00

Harem Scarem PheonixTouring in support of their highly rated ‘Thirteen’ album, Canadian melodic rockers Harem Scarem filmed their show at the Phoenix Concert Hall in the band’s hometown of Toronto, Ontario on July 11th, 2015 so everyone would be able to enjoy it. Released today as a special 2CD and DVD set or Blu-ray Uber Rock’s Johnny H reckons the band have never sounded bigger, better or stronger. Hit the link to find out why…..

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Burnerhead - 'A Wild Ride' (Hoopymusic) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 03 December 2015 03:40

burnerheadcoverBilly Idol riffs? Danko Jones grooves? Iron Maiden twin leads? There must be something you like about German rockers, Burnerhead... even if it's just their album cover? Uber Rock's Ross Welford goes on 'A Wild Ride'.....

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The Neptune Power Federation - 'Lucifer's Universe' (Erotic Volcano Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Gaz Tidey   
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 03:40

neptunecovercd300approved small 2013Australian retro rockers The Neptune Power Federation have a new vocalist, and a second album that is, in fact, the soundtrack to a graphic novel that tells the tale of a troubled 17th century witch hunter. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey marvels at the music from, and the artwork of, 'Lucifer's Universe'.....

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FLUX by belew™ (Mobile Generation) Print E-mail
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Written by Andy P   
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 04:00

Adrian Bellew FluxIs it an album, is it an app, no it’s Superbelew the Crimson King and the man who has collaborated with Paul Simon, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa and Nine Inch Nails. Uber Rock’s Andy P (he who doesn’t even own a mobile phone) is lost for words quite literally in this ever expanding and interactive universe. 

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Aghast! - 'All The Rage' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 03:20

Aghast - All The Rage ArtworkWhilst it reads like a tale take taken straight out of one of Zoot’s Gig Giggles, London extreme metallers Aghast! apparently formed after a drinking competition at Wacken back in 2006. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby checks out their debut long player 'All The Rage' and finds plenty to get excited about.

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The Keefs - 'Better Late Than Never' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 22 December 2014 03:40

keefscover"The Keefs are the perfect blend of old-school punk and rootsy rock & roll with the melody and hooks of power pop and hints of glam rock sheen." We can't understand why Uber Rock's Dom Daley likes 'em so much... can you?!

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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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Equator - 'Fire' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Saturday, 05 December 2015 03:40

Equator - FireEquator, we are told, is a sensational new AOR band from Norway. Uber Rock's Ross Welford, however, thinks they are nothing but a Bergen boyband doing a disservice to the glory of melodic rock. Hit the Read More link to find out why.....

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Cherry Grind - 'A Room With A View' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ben Hughes   
Friday, 04 December 2015 04:00

cherrygrind-aroomwithaviewAussie four-piece Cherry Grind are seventies rock obsessed mofos who have only gone and got former Ozzy/Rainbow bassist Bob Daisley to twiddle the knobs on their new album, 'A Room With A View'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes hopes this cherry doesn't bomb.....

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Devil You Know - ‘They Bleed Red’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
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Written by Phil Cooper   
Friday, 04 December 2015 03:20

DYKbleedcover500Released a few weeks ago via Nuclear Blast, ‘They Bleed Red’ is the second album from L.A. based modern metallers Devil You Know. Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper openly admits he was hugely impressed by their 2014 debut ‘The Beauty Of Destruction’ but what will he make of their Logan Mader produced sophomore effort? Hit the link to find out!

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Ty Segall - 'Ty-Rex' (Goner Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Matt Richards   
Thursday, 03 December 2015 04:00

tyrexcover300'Ty-Rex', the newly-released covers album from Ty Segall, collects the original RSD 12" from 2011 and its follow-up 7" from a couple of years later, adding a pair of previously unheard versions of T.Rex/Marc Bolan songs. Uber Rock's Matt Richards checks out this real cover version curio from the cult San Francisco-based artist.....

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Kiska - ‘Kiska’ (Spartan Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Phil Cooper   
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 04:00

KiskaKiska is the name of a small, isolated, and unpopulated land mass off the coast of Alaska, it’s also the name of an alt rock four piece from Philadelphia who have just released their debut record in partnership with Spartan Records. Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper has the pleasure of reviewing said platter right here!

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Jac Dalton - ‘Powderkeg’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Prince   
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 03:20

Jac DaltonChiropractor and functional neurologist by day, American/Australian singer songwriter Jac Dalton is a melodic rock frontman par excellence by night. ‘Powderkeg’ is the man’s third release and here Uber Rock’s Dave Prince gets to listen to it hoping it will blow his Dr Who socks off. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to do just that….

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The Killing Lights - 'The Killing Lights' EP (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Ross Welford   
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 04:00

killinglightsepcoverUber Rock's Ross Welford was so impressed when he saw The Killing Lights, the new band from former Vampires Everywhere! frontman Michael Vampire, live earlier this year that he's been counting down the seconds until the band released some product. Well, their self-titled EP is now here - what does our man think?

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Casino Thieves - 'The Quiet Road Home' (Self Released) Print E-mail
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Written by Rob Watkins   
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 03:20

casinothievescoverAnother hotly-tipped band from South Wales, you say? Go on then... Promising three-piece Casino Thieves opted for 'The Quiet Road Home' via their new, self-released EP, but bumped into Uber Rock's Rob Watkins on the way - pray for them.....

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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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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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