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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 13 Must-See Rockin' Horror Movie Moments! Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 26 October 2014 03:00

deadend86With Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween Phantasm sphere-deep into its countdown to October 31st and our Horror All-Nighter team-up with Brynmawr's Market Hall Cinema, what better way to twist the knife of anticipation than by knocking up a cheeky checklist of thirteen must-see rockin' horror movie moments?!

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: October Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 03:00

joctoberblog86With the October instalment of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog falling slap bang in the middle of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, it's hardly surprising that Jo Hayes goes spooky on us this month. Read on for a tale of dead punk rockers, ouija boards and laughing at The Exorcist.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 229 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 20 October 2014 04:05

album86With Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween rising from the corpse-cold waters of Crystal Lake yesterday, our Album Cover Of The Week will, once again, pay honour to one of the greatest movie monsters...even if things have looked a little better for the evil dude than on this week's cover art.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 49 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 18 October 2014 03:30

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show returned for its 49th episode and brought with it some new songs so hot that Gaz, Johnny and Rob's trademark fingerless leather gloves had to be coated in heat resistant material rather than the usual gentlemen's gel. New material from the likes of Dirt Box Disco, The Dowling Poole, Billy Idol, Duncan Reid & the Big Heads, People On Vacation, The Pleasures, The Rabid Whole, Richie Ramone, and The Datsuns float your boat? Then you know where to point your mouse/fingering finger!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 228 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 13 October 2014 04:05

album86We're balls-deep in October already, with Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween returning from beyond the grave this coming weekend. For the remaining Mondays of October our Album Cover Of The Week will be dedicated to the greatest of movie monsters...although perhaps not at their greatest moments.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 227 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 06 October 2014 04:05

album86Even though Uber Rock has classily presented some of the finest cover art known to humanity for two hundred and twenty-seven weeks now, we still have a couple of those "WTF?" moments. Here's another one!

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 48 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 04 October 2014 03:00

URradio86T'was a gloomy night in the 'mawr as the six-legged Uber Rock Radio beast lumbered toward the part-deserted metropolis that was once the BRfm studios. Hauntingly empty save for a weasel, a junkie juice-swathed heavy metal adonis, Gaz, Johnny and Rob "The Butcher of Bethcar Street" Watkins, the radio station was once again lit up with the glorious sounds of The Uber Rock Radio Show and the joyous rings of laughter that Episode 48 brought with it.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: September Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Sunday, 28 September 2014 04:00

JoblogSep14In the September instalment of her must-read No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog, Jo Hayes reflects on the intimate show from The Holy Shits (aka Foo Fighters) that she attended earlier this month and, with it, brings up the topic of fandom. Hit the link, you know it makes sense!

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Dogs D’Amour Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 21 September 2014 02:55

deadendthumbApart from the bonus DVD that came with the excellent and long since deleted ‘Heart Shaped Skulls’ Dogs D’Amour retrospective from a decade or so ago, classic - as in “most popular” - Dogs line up material on video has been in pretty short supply much confined to our well-worn VHS tapes of old, that is of course until now. Johnny H takes a look at ‘From Here Is An Eternity’ the band’s all new two DVD set due for release in a week's time.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 224 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 15 September 2014 04:05

album86So, Uberpalooza happened. If you were there you'll never forget it, if you weren't you'll always regret it. Somehow, mixed up with the few pieces of Uber Rock merch that went unsold, we came home with some vintage vinyl, the cover of one just perfect for a Monday morning celebration.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 223 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 08 September 2014 04:05

album86If you start the week of Uberpalooza by featuring a stonking piece of classic cover art you'd better have something connected lined up, right? We are, obviously, excited beyond belief for our birthday gig on Saturday, and all we expect from it is a load of original rock classics played in a Doll's House.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Invasion of the Scream Queens Print E-mail
Written by Paul 'Zoot' Williams   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:30

driveinthumbHe's back, the man behind Gig Giggles! Yes, Zoot returns from the grave to pen a suitably idiotic review of 'Invasion of the Scream Queens', a documentary devoted to the ladies of horror celebrating its debut on DVD. Read on for the latest feature of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, this one truly horrible.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Alice Cooper Live From Wacken Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 19 October 2014 03:00

driveinthumbFilmed in the Summer of 2013, 'Raise the Dead: Live From Wacken' finds Alice Cooper playing in front of, what he claims, is the tightest band he's ever worked with, and raising a glass to his dead drunk friends in the Graveyard of the Hollywood Vampires. Uber Rock's Gaz E thinks you'd be stoopid not to buy this new CD/DVD/Blu set.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Looking For Johnny' Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 18 October 2014 03:00

deadend86Danny Garcia follows up his 2012 film, 'The Rise and Fall of The Clash', with 'Looking For Johnny', a brand new documentary on the life of legendary New York Dolls and Heartbreakers guitarist, Johnny Thunders. With a limited patent red vinyl soundtrack album to follow, the DVD hits UK shelves later this month and Uber Rock's Dom Daley says that you must buy it.....

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - October 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley & Johnny H   
Sunday, 12 October 2014 04:00

FRONTWith the “C” word already being uttered on an almost hourly basis on our TV screens we thought it was time for us to join the Christmas stampede and get in there good, deep and early with perhaps the first Christmas single review of 2014 anywhere on the World Wide Web. So this time around Dom Daley and Johnny H take in new releases from the likes of Dirt Box Disco, CJ Ramone, The Killing Floor, David Bowie, The Old Firm Casuals and a whole host of other great singles courtesy of No Front Teeth Dirty Water and Go Ape. Hit the link and join The Uber Rock Singles Club.

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Clockwork Orange County Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 05 October 2014 03:30

driveinthumbClockwork Orange County, just released on DVD in the UK, documents the rise of West Coast Punk and an iconic venue that played a massive part in its growth. Uber Rock's Gaz E watches the likes of Henry Rollins, Keith Morris and Jello Biafra discuss the rise and fall of The Cuckoo's Nest.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 226 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 29 September 2014 04:05

album86We greet October with a firm handshake later this week which, of course, means that Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween features get ever closer. Yes, October will be full of beasts, so we thought that this latest Album Cover Of The Week should offer a little beauty.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 225 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 22 September 2014 04:05

album86It's crazy at URHQ when the Elders invite the worker droids into their denim 'n' leather boudoir every Sunday night to discuss the new Album Cover Of The Week. Last night was no different. Actually, it was pandemonium.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 47 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 20 September 2014 03:40

URradio86Still buzzing, still grinning like Zoot when he found out how to tie his shoelaces the other week, the six-legged Uber Rock Radio Show crack squad tried to compose themselves after Uberpalooza, the gig of the year (allegedly), to rub out another two hours of the best in underground, underheard and underappreciated rock 'n' roll music. Listen Here!

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - September 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 14 September 2014 03:20

black bombers finalWith Uber Rock’s Johnny H having gone AWOL after last night’s chaos at Uberpalooza it is left to Dom Daley - the sensible one - to bring the latest meeting of The Uber Rock Singles Club to order. On the Uber HQ turntable this time around then are new releases by the likes of Ricky C Quartet, The Gaggers, Black Bombers and a whole lot more. So hit the link to catch up with some of the hottest 7” records out there right now.

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Roots, Rock, Reggae, and plenty of Rimshots Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Sunday, 07 September 2014 03:20

TalismanUber Rock’s Nev Brooks returns with his occasional look at what is coming out of the UK Reggae scene but this time he also looks back at the origins of one of the UK scene’s most influential label bosses right now, Mike Darby. So hit the link and join our man for not only a history lesson but also some Dub action Talisman style plus the long awaited debut solo record from Jean McLean.

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