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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 202 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 14 April 2014 04:05

album86We've always been lucky at URHQ in regards to our subtle yet seductive Album Cover Of The Week feature. Never once have we struggled to come up with a tasteful example of killer cover art for your perusal. I guess you could say we were dead lucky.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 201 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 07 April 2014 04:05

album86After last week's monumental milestone Uber Rock's seductive Album Cover Of The Week feature reverts back to just the mental. The fella featured on this week's cover is known for his...umm....'special' album art, this one, incredibly, not even his worst. He'll be back.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 35 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 05 April 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014For the first time The Uber Rock Radio Show was a man down, the six-legged airwaves atrocity reduced to a two-cocked wavelength of terror. New tunes from the likes of The Cry, Black Heart Breakers, Well Hung Heart, The Chuck Norris Experiment, I Love Rich, The Used, Barren Womb, The Bastard Sons, Heavy Tiger and The Cringe mingled with classics from Cancer Bats, Hey! Hello!, Last Great Dreamers and, umm, The Wild Family, while Watkins's Tune detailed the heartbreaking tale of a middle-aged man with absolutely nothing going for him. Hit Read More for Listen Again links!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 200 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 31 March 2014 02:00

album86200! What a milestone! For two hundred weeks Uber Rock has gifted you good people the majesty of the finest cover art in the history of eyes via the award-winning feature, Album Cover Of The Week. To celebrate this monumental event, emphasis on the mental, we have gone down the classic route for exhibit 200.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 199 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 24 March 2014 04:05

album86One hundred and ninety-nine weeks of cover art awesomeness - who woulda thunk it?! To celebrate the fact that Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week feature is almost at another milestone we give a little back to our Canadian readers...by way of a man with a large third leg.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 34 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 22 March 2014 03:00

URradio86At the end of Episode 33 of The Uber Rock Radio Show a certain member of the UR massive was offered the chance to create his own murderess metal road show by selecting the entire playlist for Episode 34. Regrets, we've had a few.....

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Uber Rock's Guilty Pleasures: Vinnie Vincent Invasion Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 16 March 2014 03:30

VVIalbumcoverIn the first of an irregular series, Uber Rock's Guilty Pleasures looks back at albums that few might admit to having a soft spot for. To start us off, Gaz E remembers the self-titled debut from Vinnie Vincent Invasion, the former KISS guitarist getting back on the streets with a mess of shocking pink and even more shocking guitar histrionics.....

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 09 March 2014 03:20

t55s coverUber Rock’s Dom Daley takes off his 7” vinyl shaped water wings to fly solo for this the March 2014 edition of The Uber Rock Singles Club. This time up he checks out essential multi coloured (and perhaps black) circles by the likes of The Stitches, Sudden Jerks, Mary’s Kids, Dime Runner plus a whole lot more. So where is Johnny H this time around? Who gives a fuck, because this is a glunk rock overload done Dominator style.

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 33 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 08 March 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show returned for its 33rd episode, one that promised to be a bit special. Yes, Gaz, Johnny and Watkins spent a dark night in Brynmawr detailing the five bands selected to play at Uberpalooza, Uber Rock's birthday party celebrating five years of the website to excite. With Listen Again podcast links.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'As The Palaces Burn' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 02 March 2014 03:30

deadendthumbGiven a limited UK theatrical release almost a year to the day that Randy Blythe walked free from a Prague courtroom after being charged with causing the death of a fan, 'As The Palaces Burn' documents Lamb Of God at the most crucial point of the band's career. Uber Rock's Gaz E watches.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: February Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Sunday, 23 February 2014 04:00

anti emoUber Rock's Jo Hayes returns from her mid-season break with her first No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog of 2014. Hit that link to discover how Jo travels from the disappointment of Motörhead's cancelled tour to the joys of glunk, via the death of Kurt Cobain, the success of Green Day's 'Dookie', and her hatred of emo and nu-metal.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - ‘Bad Company: The Band. The Music. The Story’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 06 April 2014 03:20

deadendthumbOne of the most acclaimed bands in rock history, Bad Company celebrate an incredible 4 decades of rock ‘n’ roll music with the release of their official 40th anniversary DVD documentary as an exclusive Classic Rock Collector’s Pack. This limited edition pack includes the brand new DVD documentary movie - Bad Company: The Band, The Music, The Story, plus the usual glossy mag and here long-time fan Johnny H gets to ‘Run With The Pack’ and give us that all important Uber Rock verdict.

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Waingast: The Improbable Rise of the All-Girl Band From Wales Print E-mail
Written by Rhys Ffrangcon-Davies   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 01:00

waingasdoneOccasional Uber Rock contributor Rhys Ffrangcon-Davies ushers in the new month with a tell-all exposé of all-girl Welsh group Waingast. Not heard of the eight-legged, four-headed rock beast courted by a revolutionary record label, then shipped off to the States to record their controversial debut album? All that is about to change.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: March Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:30

johayesblog862014Uber Rock's Jo Hayes left home at seventeen, formed a band called Ass Rockits, and moved into a derelict property that was a little too close to the house in The Young Ones for comfort. Check out the March entry of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog for all the seedy details.....

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Frankie Whyte: The Importance of Metallica Print E-mail
Written by Frankie Whyte   
Sunday, 23 March 2014 04:00

frankie201486Uber Rock welcomes back one of its favourite cool kids, Frankie Whyte, to the virtual pages of the website to excite. How excited are we to have the ringleader of Frankie Whyte and the Dead Idols back in the UR saddle? Very. Hit that link to see FW's handwritten blog on 'The Importance of Metallica'.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 198 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 17 March 2014 04:05

album86Week 198 of Uber Rock's cultured Album Cover Of The Week feature puts smutty images and retro nakedness to one side and concentrates on more serious matters, the constant battle between good and evil that rages inside man at all times, the beast waiting to be unleashed.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 197 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 10 March 2014 04:05

album86Rushing headfirst towards its 200th glorious entry, Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week has had a bit of an upgrade - now with added metal....and wood. This week's piece of cover art obviously has to cut the mustard, then....or, possibly, the custard.....

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Turn Me On Dead Man: Four & a Half Decades of Rumours About the Death of Sir Paul McCartney Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Saturday, 08 March 2014 04:00

pauldead86Uber Rock isn't just about glunking, it's also about debunking! Jason Daniel Baker looks in depth at the claims that Paul McCartney died in the 1960s, The Beatles bassist replaced by a doppelganger forever known, to those 'cluesters' privy to the truth, as Faul McCartney...as in 'Fake Paul McCartney'. Our man got blisters on his fingers typing out this epic so click on that link and marvel in the conspiracy theories.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 196 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 March 2014 04:05

albumthumb2013Message from the Country? How about a message from the Gods of Taste? No matter who you are, no matter if your band is on the cusp of greatness, if you wrap your record in cover art like this then you deserve to start someone's week with a chuckle or two.....

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Album Cover of The Week - Week 195 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 24 February 2014 04:05

albumthumb2013Always happy to support equality, the worker droids at URHQ felt that the cover art balance needed readdressing after last week's nekkid lady/boxing glove interface. So, without further ado, the 195th entry into Uber Rock's Album Cover of The Week academy features a man wearing nothing but a smile.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 32 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 22 February 2014 03:30

URradiothumb2014Dubbed 'Medium Rare', Episode 32 of The Uber Rock Radio Show contained songs from demo tapes, unreleased albums, and many corners of the rock 'n' roll world left untouched for decades, the show featuring uber-rare songs from the likes of The Chelsea Smiles, Van Halen, Dwarves, Wicked Lester, Foxy Shazam, Mötley Crüe, Queen, The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs, Marvelous 3, Feline Groove, Flyscreen, Backyard Babies, Candy, and The Wildhearts....but with Snake from Tobruk on vocals...

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