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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 247 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 02 March 2015 04:05

album86We got a fax last week from a Kenny HooHaa telling us that he had fallen on bleak times and was looking for life advice from our always cultured Album Cover Of The Week feature. If only we could find a foreign compilation album that had cover art that totally summed up the Uber Rock ethos.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: February Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 28 February 2015 04:00

L786It's the last day of the month and time for Uber Rock's Jo Hayes to unveil her latest 'No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit' blog. This month, after pledging on L7's documentary project, Jo looks at the growth of crowd-funded releases. It's something we all have an opinion on... and here's Jo's.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 246 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 23 February 2015 04:05

album86We received a letter last week from a Judith Baps of Swindon who complained that we don't carry photos of enough hunky men in Uber Rock's fabled Album Cover Of The Week feature. Judith wanted a timely reminder of when rock frontmen were pure sex on legs... and who were we to deny her that opportunity.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 57 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 57 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was little different to the other 56 shows from the website to excite - cool music was played, cool music was talked about, things went wrong, the things that went wrong were laughed at, somebody swore when they weren't supposed to.... you get the picture.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 244 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 09 February 2015 04:05

album86Today is the 52nd birthday of Uber Rock elder Johnny H so it would be rude not to dedicate this latest album cover of the week to him. What follows is an album cover from a band close to his heart, loins... and thumbs.....

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Introducing: Junkyard Lipstick Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Saturday, 07 February 2015 04:00

JLfeature86South African all-female metal outfit Junkyard Lipstick have just tweaked their line-up and Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker was all over the news like a hot sauce. Hit the link to be introduced to a metal thrashing mad bunch that has already shared festival stages with the likes of Killswitch Engage and Trivium.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 56 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 07 February 2015 03:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 56 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was broadcast live under a full moon so something was sure to go crazy - turns out it was the show's playlist, with songs going Shergar, never to be seen again. The six-legged UR radio machine brushed off the minor complication and carried on with another idiotic chapter in radio history.....

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - February 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley & Johnny H   
Sunday, 01 February 2015 03:00

GentlemanBlag2015 is barely a few weeks old and already URHQ had been inundated with fantastic new singles from the likes of The Dwarves, The Chuck Norris Experiment, The Hip Priests, Magic Eight Ball, Trigger McPoopshute plus a whole load more. Dom and H Bombz are spinning the platters that matter and are hoping for plenty of splatter (vinyl). All you have to do to join them for February’s edition of The Uber Rock Singles Club is hit the link.

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The Diverse World of Rock Band Merchandise Print E-mail
Written by Nobby Hamilton   
Monday, 26 January 2015 02:54

SP TshirtWe all love to get the latest piece of band merch here at Uber Rock so we asked Nobby Hamilton to cast his well trained eye over the merch world as we know it and while he was about it give us an insight into some of the latest online developments too.

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 55 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 24 January 2015 03:30

URradiothumb2014The gloriously shambolic Uber Rock Radio Show returned for its 55th show at the ghost town that is BRfm and brought with it at least a couple of exclusives - songs by The Hip Priests and Magic Eight Ball getting their first ever taste of glorious airplay! Brand new music from the likes of Danko Jones, Gallows, Halestorm, Bonafide, Straight To Video and Wednesday 13 rubbed shoulders with uber-cool tunes from The Empty Hearts, Watts, The DeRellas and more...

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 241 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 19 January 2015 04:05

album86Bit nippy out, eh? Well, forget the snow and the ice and the slush and the frost and welcome a little bit of Summer into your January via Uber Rock's ever-giving Album Cover Of The Week! Yes, let your arctic roll rock with a dayglo abandon with one of the finest examples of cover art EVER!

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'RMHC: 1989-1999 Hardcore a Roma' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 28 February 2015 03:30

driveinthumbGiulio Squillacciotti's documentary, 'RMHC: 1989-1999 Hardcore a Roma', is now available on DVD and Uber Rock's Gaz E watched a whole scene that he never even knew existed unfurl before his very eyes.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Hip Priests - ‘FO IN HH’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 21 February 2015 04:00

deadend86As The Hip Priests finish a short run of live shows in their native Nottingham later tonight Uber Rock’s Johnny H takes a look at ‘FO IN HH’ the band’s mega limited official live DVD, because let’s face it, even if you’ve never seen them live, everybody wants to fuck The Priests. Hit the link to find out all the televisual delights that await you.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 245 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 16 February 2015 04:05

album86To be a fully-fledged Uber Rocker truly appreciative of the seminal Album Cover Of The Week feature you need to be two things: 1.) Alive, B.) A fan of Baby Tuckoo, Chrome Molly and Gypsy Queen and, 3.) Ready For Action at all times.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - American Artifact Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 08 February 2015 04:00

deadend86Subtitled 'The Rise Of American Rock Poster Art', American Artifact is a film by Merle Becker that details the birth of an artistic counter culture in the '60s and follows it to the present day. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks out the recommended film's recent UK DVD release.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Saxon - ‘Warriors Of The Road: The Saxon Chronicles Part II’ Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Saturday, 07 February 2015 03:20

deadendthumbConsisting of four full live shows (amongst them the return of the mighty Eagle at Steelhouse 2013), an in depth documentary and a live CD of the Steelhouse headline set, ‘Warriors Of The Road: The Saxon Chronicles Part II’ must be every Saxon fan’s wet dream. Uber Rock’s Ian Bell thinks it’s more than that though, and here he explains why every rock fan (not just Saxon fans) should own a copy….

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 243 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 02 February 2015 04:05

album86Following last week's Satanic instalment of Uber Rock's fabled Album Cover of the Week feature we received an email at URHQ from a Kenny HooHaa who was troubled that we never seemed to include any cover art that featured an alcoholic creature being attacked by an octopus and a great white shark while he rode a surf board. Kenny, dreams can come true.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 242 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 26 January 2015 04:05

album86The mail-opening droid at URHQ passed us a letter of complaint last week, the feel of its steel hand as cold as the writing of a Mrs Fanny Tinkler of Slough. Turns out Fanny is a Satanist and was quite rightly alarmed that Uber Rock marked the yuletide season with a series of album covers that appeared to celebrate the pretend birth of Baby Jesus. "Can you make it up to me?" she asked. Well, we'll do anything for Fanny.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: January Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 24 January 2015 04:00

jojan86Uber Rock's Jo Hayes returns with her first No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog of 2015. This time Jo writes of looking to escape the winter blues by going on a gigging holiday, remembering the time she travelled three thousand miles to see a band... who played in the UK without her knowing.....

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Frankie Whyte: Why Rock's Not Dead Print E-mail
Written by Frankie Whyte   
Saturday, 24 January 2015 03:00

frankie201486Uber Rock welcomes back Canadian cool kid Frankie Whyte, armed with another of her must-read hand-written blogs. Frankie wrote about Metallica and AC/DC for Uber Rock last year, now she returns with her thoughts on the recent claims that "rock is dead" - we all know it's not, and here's more reasons why.....

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Revolution Eve: German Powerfrauen on the Prowl Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 18 January 2015 03:30

revevethumbRevolution Eve is an all-female metal outfit from Germany and the latest band to raise more than a blip on the rock 'n' roll radar of Uber Rock's Canadian scribe Jason Daniel Baker, so much so that he'd like to massage their umlauts - hit the Read More link to find out what that's all about.....

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