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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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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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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 46 - The Birthday Bonanza (Explicit Edition) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 06 September 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014August 29th saw Uber Rock, the website to excite, celebrate five glorious years of telling it like it is. With the glunktastic birthday party known as Uberpalooza taking place on September 13th we needed something in between to keep the celebratory juices flowing...and that's where the guest-packed Episode 46 of The Uber Rock Radio Show came in!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 222 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 01 September 2014 04:05

album86We thought long and hard about what album cover would be most appropriate to convey the sense of achievement the UR Elders felt when Uber Rock's fifth birthday rolled around. If only there was an album cover, we thought, with a mad butcher pushing a Flying V into a meat grinder.....

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

augblog86Jo Hayes returns with the August instalment of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit uber blog, this month hitting on the ever-so-slightly controversial topic of downloading. This Ubervixen always manages to stir up some serious debate, and this month is certainly no different.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - UFO Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 24 August 2014 04:00

deadendthumbOriginally released back in 1993 on VHS, 'The Story Of UFO: Too Hot To Handle’ was a 90 minute documentary about the greatest UK hard rock band never to make it big and featured talking heads such as Joe Elliott, Rick Savage and Steve Harris all telling the story of their favourite band. This 2014 reissue is a recut of that original film but what will Uber Rock’s UFO obsessive Johnny H make of it all? Hit the link to find out.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 220 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 18 August 2014 04:05

album86Last week Uber Rock's monolithic Album Cover Of The Week feature went old school with a piece of cover art so great that it was replaced before the paint was even dry. This week we go nu-breed and rejoice in the fact that young heavy metal bucks still know what's cool.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 219 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 11 August 2014 04:05

album86Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week history lesson for today: in 1987 Phonogram Records released Mortal Sin's debut album internationally with new cover art by famed UK artist Simon Bisley. They needn't have bothered as the original Australian release a year earlier had the best cover ever.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 44 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 09 August 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014Scratching their heads as to how they're still allowed to tarnish the airwaves and interweb with their idiotic rock-based chatter, the six-legged Uber Rock Radio Show creature crawled out of its hole and into the ever-decreasing BRfm studios for Episode 44 of the radio show that sho don't blow. Gaz, Johnny and Rob waxed lyrical on topics far too important to trivialise here, but let's just say that they did it to a soundtrack of high-end rock 'n' roll!

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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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Joining a fan club? Ginger Wildheart is cooking on G-A-S-S, G-A-S-S, G-A-S-S Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Saturday, 06 September 2014 03:20

GASS thmbWith his hugely successful PledgeMusic campaigns now but a distant memory Ginger Wildheart moved his musical focus in the spring of 2014 to a direct fan access platform know as the Ginger Associated Secret Society or G-A-S-S to be more succinct. Here Uber Rock’s uber fan of all things titian Mr Rich Hobson looks at what the first four months’ worth of activity has to offer…why that’s the beauty of G-A-S-S.

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector' Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Saturday, 30 August 2014 04:00

deadend86How could we squeeze a review of the UK release of 'Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector' onto Uber Rock? How about getting Rob Lane, the movie-obsessed mainman behind Straight To Video, to write one for us?! Genius!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 221 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 25 August 2014 04:05

album86As we enter the week of Uber Rock's fifth birthday we could think of no better way to celebrate via our fabled Album Cover Of The Week feature than by gifting you a classic metal album cover featuring a smoking guitar and a topless lady, her hand wrapped around a massive test tube.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 45 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 23 August 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show returned with its sultry 45th episode. Johnny H brought with him a thumbfull of tunes and stories related to his experiences at Rebellion Festival, while Gaz and The Butcher spoke lovingly about their time at Merthyr Rock, even playing a song by an outfit labelled "the worst band ever" by a pair of rapscallions set to appear at Uberpalooza next month.

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Hysterica: Sexig, Sofistikerad och Sagolik Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 17 August 2014 03:30

hysterica86Uber Rock's Canadian Redblood Jason Daniel Baker returns with another one of his irregular features dedicated to the distaff side of heavenly metal. This time our man raises more than the horns in the direction of all-female Swedish rockers Hysterica, a band highly-skilled in the Art of Metal.....

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Uber Rock’s Guilty Pleasures: INXS Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 10 August 2014 04:00

Listen Like TheivesIt was the spring of 1986 and Uber Rock’s Johnny H, for some bizarre reason only he knows, was following a D list NWOBHM band around various Welsh venues instead of working his day job. Fuelled only by Hemeling Lager and some dodgy pills our man single handily tried to take on some of the hardest pubs in the Welsh valleys, and failed. The soundtrack to his misadventures was provided by a then still to be discovered Australian band known as INXS, the rest, well you start to think this should actually be a Gig From Hell not a Guilty Pleasure.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 218 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 04 August 2014 04:05

album86How do we keep finding these wondrous examples of cover art par excellence for Uber Rock's seductive Album Cover of The Week feature? It's easy - bands keep on pumping out these glorious pieces of artwork with alarming regularity! This week we take you to Germany for a proper tasty example of live sex.....

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