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Flotsam And Jetsam – ‘No Place For Disgrace 2014’ (Metal Blade Records) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 03:00

FlotsamAndJetsamNoPlaceForDisgrace2014Flotsam And Jetsam will probably always - rightly or wrongly - be known as the band that Jason Newsted left to join Metallica, but what shouldn’t be forgotten is that move also helped the band’s profile  for their second long player ‘No Place For Disgrace’, for which they managed to secure a deal with Elektra. Seemingly never happy with how that album turned out 2014 sees the band re-record said opus, and here Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland gets ready to mosh like its 1988 all over again.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 07:07
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Wednesday 13 - 'The Dixie Dead' (DevCo/Cargo) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 03:00

thedixiedeadHe spent 2011 Calling All Corpses now, in the year that he was surely created to flavour spooktakularly, Wednesday 13 returns with 'The Dixie Dead', a long (shadows) player that is filled with the usual schlock rock shock and B-movie trashy terror that, as Uber Rock's man-beast Ian Bell discovered upon listening, peels off its skin to reveal an unexpected maturity and more subtle descent into darkness. Stab that blood red link but keep repeating, it's only a review, it's only a review.....

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 09:44
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Sabaton - 'Heroes' (Nuclear Blast) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 03:00

sabatonheroescoverSo just how does a band follow up a career defining album? Well in the terms of Swedish battle metallers Sabaton you simply regroup understand the battles that lie ahead and plan your attack via a ten track opus called ‘Heroes’ that celebrates individual acts of bravery and courage. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby steps forward to volunteer for this one, so click the link and find out the all-important Uber Rock verdict.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 17:24
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Bonafide - 'Bombo' (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 31 August 2013 03:00

BomboSwedish rockers Bonafide return with album number four, the third produced by frontman Pontus Snibb. 'Bombo' is said to be something of a concept album, the ten tracks forming a Pulp Fiction style noir tale. Uber Rock's Gaz E tells a different story, one of a tried and trusted rock formula that pushes every button required......

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 August 2013 08:32
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Saxon - 'Sacrifice' (UDR Records) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 25 February 2013 03:00

Saxon Sacrificeapproved small 2013Well blow me down with a denim and leather feather - Saxon actually make albums. There I was thinking that they pumped out six seconds bursts of metal. How embarrassing. There's nothing shame-faced, however, about 'Sacrifice', the band's twentieth album because, as Uber Rock Warrior, and Saxon lover, Matt Phelps discovered, this is destined to be one of the albums of the year.....

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 09:43
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