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Downtown Struts - 'Victoria' (Pirate's Press) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 17 August 2012 04:00

downtownstrutsSelf-describing their sound as punk meets Americana, Chicago-based outfit the Downtown Struts return after their 'Sail The Seas Dry' extended player with 'Victoria', its full length follow up. Uber Rock's Dom Daley finds a band that, in his humble (and handsome) opinion, are moments away from being lauded by the alternative press. We'll get in there first if you don't mind......

Last Updated on Friday, 17 August 2012 07:15
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Pain Of Salvation - 'Road Salt Two' (Inside Out Music) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 13 October 2011 04:55
Pain_Of_Salvation_thmbapproved_small_2011Hailing from Sweden, progressive metallers Pain Of Salvation may have just released the 'sleeper' album of the year in their 'Road Salt Two' CD. This baby crept into URHQ late one night and proceeded to sonically slap us around a bit until we simply had to press the repeat button on the CD player. Jim Rowland explains why this is an album you just have to own.
Last Updated on Thursday, 13 October 2011 07:24
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The Poodles - ‘Tour De Force’ (Frontiers Records) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 03:00

Tour De ForceSwedish melodic rockers The Poodles return with album number five, and this time their claiming it’s a musical ‘Tour De Force’. We asked Dave Prince to put this claim to the test and see if it ranks up their with the very best from his extensive Gotthard, Fate and Treat CD collection and this is what he came back with.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:27
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Lit - 'The View From The Bottom' (Megaforce Records) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Craggy   
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 04:00

litviewfromapproved_small_2012With their first album since 2004's self-titled affair, having tragically lost drummer Allen Shellenberger to cancer in the interim, Lit return with 'The View From The Bottom', Butch Walker at the production helm and the band swollen to a five piece. Craggy was the Uber Rocker chosen to dissect an album - released next week in the UK - that was hotly-anticipated at URHQ. Did it disappoint? Read on for the glorious facts......

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:39
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Evile - 'Five Serpent's Teeth' (Earache) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Monday, 26 September 2011 04:45
Evile_thmbWith the daunting prospect of album number three being the recording that brought Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax worldwide fame and fortune back in the thrash heyday of the Eighties, will next gen UK thrashers Evile have what it takes to deliver that leap of faith with their new album 'Five Serpent's Teeth'?  Jim Rowland is the man with the backwards baseball cap, Hi-Tec bumpers, and all the answers.
Last Updated on Saturday, 24 September 2011 14:30
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