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  • ALBUM NEWS: Von Hertzen Brothers to declare that ‘War is Over’

    Finnish proggies Von Hertzen Brothers have announced that they will be releasing a new album, titled ‘VII – War is Over’ this coming autumn. They will support the release with an extensive tour.     Singer Mikko Von Hertzen said ...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Bloodstock announces nine more bands – and more club nights

    With just ten more weekends until Bloodstock, nine more bands and a whopping 26 more club nights have been confirmed. Fresh from their recent opening slot on CKY’s comeback tour, Puppy will appear on the Sophie Lancaster Stage on the Sunday.  The ...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Camden stage times released

    If you’re heading to next weekend’s Camden Festival, and need some help with the enormous planning operation which will be involved in trying to catch your favourite acts out of the 250 bands playing across 25 venues, then help is at hand, because the...
  • SINGLE NEWS: Biters show some ‘Stone Cold Love’ on new video

    Biters have released a video for 'Stone Cold Love', the lead single from their new studio album, 'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be', which was released last Friday.     Biters frontman Tuk tells us about how 'Stone Cold Love' came to be:...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Myrkur and more added to Damnation line up

    Danish black metal songstress Myrkur is the latest international act to be confirmed for this year's stacked Damnation Festival, which takes place at Leeds University Union on Saturday 4 November.   She will appear on the Jagermeister Stage, jo...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Bernie Marsden and King King to head up HRH Blues 2018 bill

    The line-up for the 2018 instalment of HRH Blues, which takes place at the O2 Academy in Sheffield on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 April.   Bernie Marsden and King King will be headlining the event, with a supporting cast that will include The Pat McM...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Amplified completes full line up with final headliner confirmed

    Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons have been confirmed as the final headliner at the Amplified Festival, which takes place at Quarrydowns in Gloucestershire from 21 – 23 July.   The former Motörhead guitarist and his band will headline the Red S...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Wednesday 13 wants to be 'Cruel To You' on new video

    The Duke of Spook, Wednesday 13, has released a new video for 'Cruel To You', the latest single from his forthcoming album, 'Condolences', which itself is released on 2 June via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.     Wednesday said of making the ...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Prong to release new album in July

    Prong will release their new album, ‘Zero Days’, on 28 July 28 via Steamhammer/SPV.     Prong frontman Tommy Victor talks said of the album: "I must say a lot of effort was put into this new recording. From the minute I would get off...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Michael Monroe to issue career-spanning 'Best Of' collection

    In the leather-bound history of heartfelt rock 'n' roll, not only will Michael Monroe have at least one chapter all to himself, but his name will be colourfully threaded throughout, such has been his impact, his appeal and his ongoing ...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Leprous to release 'Malina' in August

    Norwegian progsters Leprous are to release their fifth studio album, 'Malina', via InsideOut Music on 25 August.     They will follow the release with a full European tour, which will include the following dates:   Thursday 2 Novembe...
  • Chris Cornell dies at the age of 52

    Former Audioslave and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell - regarded as one of the most iconic voices of the post-grunge era - has died at the age of 52.     No further information is available at this time, but the singer's representative, ...
  • TOUR NEWS: Life Of Agony confirm September dates

    As revealed in our recent interview with bassist Alan Robert, Life Of Agony have confirmed their return to UK shores for a run of dates in September.     Read our interview with Alan Robert HERE.   Read our review of Life Of Agony's ...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Battle Beast and Devilment added to Bloodstock bill

    Battle Beast have been confirmed as the Thursday night headliners on Bloodstock’s Sophie Stage, while the Dani Filth-fronted Devilment have been added to the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Friday.     Battle Beast bassist Eero said of the an...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Dragonforce unveil 'Ashes Of The Dawn' video

    Dragonforce have released a new video for ‘Ashes Of The Dawn', the third single to be taken from their new album, ‘Reaching Into Infinity’, which is released on earMUSIC this Friday (19 May).     Dragonforce play the following UK date...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Eagles Of Death Metal to release historic Paris concert

    Eagles of Death Metal are to release the recording of one of their most emotional and intense gigs later this summer.    ‘I Love You All the Time – Live at The Olympia in Paris’ will be issued on Blu-Ray, DVD and CD via Eagle Rock E...
  • TOUR NEWS: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club announce European tour

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have announced an extensive European tour for this coming October and November, kicking off in Ireland and the UK with the following dates:     Monday 23 October - Dublin, Academy Tuesday 24 October – Belfa...
  • GIG NEWS: Chris Shiflett to play London acoustic show

    Following the release of his third solo album, ‘West Coast Town’, last month, Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett will play an acoustic show at London’s infamous 100 Club on Tuesday 13 June.     Tickets go on sale at 9am tomorrow (F...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Bloodstock, Steelhouse and HRH all announce more acts

    As the summer festival season approaches ever faster, three of Uber Rock’s favourite events have announced more additions to their collective bills.     First up, Bloodstock, which takes place at Catton Park in Derbyshire from 10 – 13 A...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Rancid prove they're trouble makers with new album next month

    Californian punk rockers Rancid will release their ninth studio album, ‘Trouble Maker’, on 9 June via Hellcat/Epitaph Records.   Pre-orders are available at rancidrancid.com/. Rancid will tour the UK this summer with Green Day: &...