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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 217 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 28 July 2014 04:05

album86Okay, we admit it: we've bowed to pressure and featured some cuddly animals on the latest instalment of Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week in the quest for more hits. Please forgive us, we're only human...not saints.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: July Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 26 July 2014 03:30

julyjo86Jo Hayes returns with the July instalment of her must-read No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog. This month Uber Rock's femme fatale gets her claws into punk rock fashion victims and...erm....White Lightning.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 216 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 21 July 2014 04:05

album86Whilst flicking through some quality vinyl from the metal days of yore at the Steelhouse Festival this week's Album Cover of the Week leapt out at us like some crazed mountain goat: how rude would we be if we didn't share the glory with you?

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - July 2014 (Part 1) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 19 July 2014 04:00

darrel bathIt's been a while since our last Uber Rock Singles Club and we did have Record Store Day to contend with in-between, but since that glorious day back in April a few singles have dropped into the Uber Rock HQ PO Box that just couldn't go unreviewed.  So here Dom Daley picks up the needle and drops it on the likes of Brandy Row, The Mission, Darrell Bath, The Plain Dealers and a whole lot more. So hit that ‘Read More’ link to the right and join the motherfuckin’ 7”er club.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 215 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 14 July 2014 04:05

album86After last week's controversial cover art, Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week reverts to the tried and trusted eye candy for which it is best known. With the Steelhouse Festival coming to Aberbeeg mountain this weekend, we offer a tribute...of sorts.....

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Diagrams Of Our Music: HRH Prog/AOR/Blues Print E-mail
Written by Michael Anthony   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 03:30

Prog86Uber Rock's Michael Anthony was so taken with the HRH Prog/AOR/Blues festival earlier this year that it's taken him until now to calm down long enough to put virtual pen to paper to get all his thoughts on the festival down for your reading pleasure. Not sure what "Diagrams of our Music" are? Hit Read More and all will be revealed.....

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Frankie Whyte: The Perfection In Imperfection - A Blog About AC/DC (kind of) Print E-mail
Written by Frankie Whyte   
Saturday, 12 July 2014 03:00

frankie201486Uber Rock welcomes back Frankie Whyte (yes, the singer and guitar slinger of Canadian rockers Frankie Whyte and the Dead Idols) for another one of her handwritten blogs. We debuted this great feature in March with FW's thoughts on Metallica, now she writes about AC/DC...kind of.....

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How Many More Times? Led Zeppelin Remastered….again Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 06 July 2014 04:00

Led Zep thmbA few short weeks ago Led Zeppelin had their first 3 studio records once again reissued in yet more Jimmy Page remastered versions. This time around though bonus material aplenty was promised along with versions of the original albums like you’ve never heard them before split across so many different formats you could probably never listen to them all. Uber Rock’s Johnny H picked up the Super Deluxe boxed sets, and here brothers and sisters is what he has to say about them.

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: June Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Sunday, 29 June 2014 03:30

juneblog1486Did you read that guff that Iyawn Maiden's Bruce Dickinson said about Punk Rock recently? Well, Uber Rock's Jo Hayes did and has dedicated the June instalment of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog to telling it like it is in regards to the claims of the metal mouthpiece. Read on...and tell us she isn't bang on the money.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Super Duper Alice Cooper Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:00

deadend86Super Duper Alice Cooper, the excellent new 'doc opera' focusing on the fall and rise of the artist formerly known as Vincent Furnier, floored the loyal attendees of Uber Rock's first Dead End Drive-In cinema night and Dom Daley was so impressed that he went straight out and ordered the Deluxe Edition featuring four discs housed in a hardback book. Hit Read More and get luxurious.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 211 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 16 June 2014 04:05

album86What better way to start the working week than by selecting a choice entry into Uber Rock's fabled Album Cover Of The Week feature? It's the seventh Hard 'n' Heavy festival this coming weekend so we thought we'd bring you a piece of cover art that perfectly encapsulates just what the festival will be like on Friday and Saturday.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 43 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 26 July 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014The six-legged Uber Rock fuck-about-on-the-wireless beast lumbered into the BRfm studio fashionably late (for a quite ridiculous reason) yet still managed to turn out a stonker of a radio show that had the nations gripped for two whole hours. Hit Read More for the lowdown and Listen Again podcast links.....

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - July 2014 (Part 2) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:00

prima donnaWith the first part of The Uber Rock’s Singles Club being a virtual love in for No Front Teeth Records, Johnny H looks to spread his vinyl loving net a little farther afield with this second instalment. Here our man with the dust cloth is touching cloth with excitement as he breaks open the seal on new 7” releases by the likes of This System Kills, Motochrist, Prima Donna and many more. Hit the ‘Read More’ link vinyl lovers and you’ll soon be living in punk and glunk rock paradise.

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Book Review: Heavy Metal Movies (Bazillion Points) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 19 July 2014 03:30

HMM86Heavy Metal Movies, the new book from Mike 'Beardo' McPadden, collects "the 666 most headbanging movies of all time" and presents them in a manner that makes the heavy weight coffee table book look like a complete throwback to simpler and, arguably, cooler times. Uber Rock's Gaz E sits back and enjoys.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Welcome To The Terrordome Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 04:00

driveinthumbRobert Patton-Spruill's 2007 Public Enemy documentary, 'Welcome To The Terrordome', has been reissued in the UK on DVD and Uber Rock's Gaz E checked it out, marvelling at the love afforded the band from the likes of Henry Rollins, Beastie Boys and Scott Ian.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 42 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 12 July 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014Johnny H returned from self-imposed exile as The Uber Rock Radio Show hit Level 42 on the episode count. But what did he bring back with him from his travels? Oh, only those technical gremlins that continually curse our very existence! But wait, with the combined power of the new single from a band about to release their first new studio album in nineteen years and the superhuman talents of Messrs Tidey, Hayward and Watkins show number 42 wasn't about to throw in the towel.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 214 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 07 July 2014 04:05

album86We've featured the artiste whose cover art graces a suitably topical entry into Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week hall of fame previously, but, c'mon, we couldn't let this one go...given recent events. Hit the link and celebrate some good ol' fashioned christian values.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 213 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 30 June 2014 04:05

album86Say goodbye to early morning updates with the correct spelling: yes, Johnny H is back in town from tomorrow so norman surface wil resoom. In the meantime, enjoy an album cover that features a photo of our man sunning himself in Trecco Bay.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 41 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014With Johnny H away on holiday, there were big mittens left to fill at BRfm's lavish studios when Wednesday, 7pm rolled around. Luckily Gaz and Watkins called in a lot of favours and secured the services of a bona fide Welsh rock 'n' roll icon to sit in as a guest for Episode 41 of The Uber Rock Radio Show, bringing with him with a couple of songs itching for exclusive first plays.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 212 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 23 June 2014 04:05

album86Don't despair if your tip for the World Cup has turned out to be the football version of Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards: instead, rejoice in Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week as it traverses the world looking for the best in kickass cover art. This week, Russian sci-fi metal bollocks!

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 40 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 14 June 2014 03:40

URradiothumb201440 shows?! Another milestone reached for The Uber Rock Radio Show, the two-hour exercise in audio velvet from the six-legged glunk rockin' collective par excellence. But what to play on a show of such magnitude? What to play to mark such a special milestone in Uber Rockin' history? How about a world exclusive play of one of the songs from Kory Clarke's forthcoming album, 'Payback's A Bitch'? Yeah, that should do it.....

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