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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 237 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 15 December 2014 04:05

album86The denim 'n' leather-clad elves at URHQ have been so kind to you this December, gifting you glorious examples of high-end album cover art with a seasonal theme. This week is no different as we present a cultured piece of art that will have you wanting to redrum a mince pie within seconds of seeing it. Heeeeeeere's the album cover of the week!

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Scott Ian - 'Swearing Words in Glasgow' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 14 December 2014 03:00

deadend86Originally fan-funded via a PledgeMusic campaign, Scott Ian's 'Swearing Words in Glasgow' DVD now gets an official retail release via Caroline International, arriving on a Region Free disc that you'll need to devote at least a few hours of your time to in order to get every morsel of information into your eyes. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks it out.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 236 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 08 December 2014 04:05

album86See that red and white guy hanging around up there? He's dressed that way purely because of Coca Cola. Click on the link to see the latest Uber Rock Album Cover of the Week and you'll see a guy dressed in a similar way purely because of meths. Oh yeah, and despair.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Motörhead - 'Stage Fright' Blu-ray Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 07 December 2014 03:00

deadend86Previously only available in high definition on the world's first music HD-DVD, Motörhead's 'Stage Fright' comes to Blu-ray later this month, the band's Düsseldorf show of their 2004 'Inferno' tour captured on 23 cameras. Uber Rock's Gaz E gets killed by hi-def.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - UFO - ‘Showtime’ Blu-ray Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 06 December 2014 03:20

deadendthumbOriginally released on two DVDs with a separate two CD set that captured the soundtrack to the UFO gig on May 13th 2005 in Wilhelmshaven Germany, Steamhammer/SPV have given the visual part of ‘Showdown’ a digital makeover for the Blu-ray age just in time for your old man’s Christmas stocking. Old man Johnny H picks up his glasses to study the old against new and comes away with a surprising conclusion. Hit the link to find out exactly what it is.

 

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 235 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 01 December 2014 04:05

album86Take a look around - it's almost Christmas! I know! Where did the other eleven months where we couldn't give a shit about religion go?! Uber Rock has a lot of cool stuff coming up in December, including our famous Albums/Gigs of the Year lists, this year with added EPs! Yeah, it's gonna be one cool and crazy Xmas.....

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

joblogdec1486We're into the last weekend of November and Uber Rock's Jo Hayes has come over all Christmassy for her penultimate No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog of the year. It's the Christmas song that she's concentrating on, however, trying her hardest to avoid almost every one of them.....

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Sabrina Sabrok - An Unexpected Low Point In Heavy Metal Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 23 November 2014 03:00

sabrinathumb86How bad could some female-fronted metal be that even Uber Rock's Canadian talent spotter Jason Daniel Baker couldn't stomach it. Our Toronto Go-To got himself in a lather with Argentine heavy metal "sensation" Sabrina Sabrok and, as you can tell from the article's title, she didn't exactly come out smelling of roses.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Svengali Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Sunday, 16 November 2014 04:00

deadend86Svengali had its world premiere at Uber Rock's favourite cinema, the award-winning Market Hall Cinema in Brynmawr, in a proper red carpet affair. Now UR's Jamie Richards looks at the film in more detail, falling more than a little in love with the idea of a small town boy following his musical dream. Sound familiar?

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 232 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 10 November 2014 04:05

album86This week's Uber Rock Album Cover Of The Week is all about priorities. These bands with their highfalutin ideas and morals can do one - we're concentrating on the most important things in rock 'n' roll this week. High Five, bro!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 231 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 November 2014 04:05

album86Halloween has gone, now it's time for Bonfire Night - the four month period where chavs and idiots in general let off fireworks bought from some geezer in a pub car park at all times of day and night. Lest they cross the fine gentleman who graces the cover of this week's album eye candy, for he shall put out their fires with his lengthy hose.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 53 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 13 December 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 53 of The Uber Rock Radio Show threatened to be a special one, what with it being the last show of 2014 and falling just before the yuletide festivities erupted with an orgiastic ejaculation of money and common sense. Common sense isn't generally mentioned in regard to the Uber Rock Radio Show and Episode 53 was no different....

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Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble: ‘The Complete Epic Recordings Collection’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H and Andy P   
Sunday, 07 December 2014 04:00

srvReleased to coincide with what would have been Stevie Ray Vaughan’s sixtieth birthday, Epic’s ‘The Complete Epic Recordings Collection’ is a jaw dropping celebration to the blues man’s recording career, so much so that it took two Uber Rockers to review it. Hit the link to find out what Johnny H has to say about the 12 CD box whilst Andy P relives his experience of seeing Stevie Ray Vaughan live at Reading Festival. To find out more simply hit the link…

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - December 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 06 December 2014 04:00

DewardiansFor the last meeting of The Uber Rock Singles Club for 2014 Dom Daley undertook a quick once around Uber HQ to hopefully clear up all the outstanding slabs of wax we’ve had since our last soiree, he also found time to slot in a few that we missed first time around too. So heads down and here goes for new ones from Magic Eight Ball, The Dying Shames, Charlie Harper, New Cowboy Builders and a whole lot more.

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What To Make Of Megadeth's Departures Print E-mail
Written by Tyler Hurst   
Saturday, 06 December 2014 02:55

Megadeth thmbWith the future of Megadeth seemingly hanging in the balance, we got sent this guest editorial from Tyler Hurst who looks at what might lie ahead for the band whilst discovering an avenue the band have pursued behind the scenes that many may not be aware of.

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 52 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 29 November 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 52 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was monumental for at least a couple of reasons: firstly, it celebrated two whole years of audio velvet, of radio gold; and, secondly, it introduced, for the very first time, the dulcet tones of studio guest Darrel Sutton, "singer" of Trigger McPoopshute, there to reveal the first details of Slugfest 8.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 234 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 24 November 2014 04:05

album86It's that time of year when almost everyone is down with the fever. Surely it's time that Bob Geldof recruited a load of pop stars who do everything within their power to avoid paying tax and got them to record a song to raise awareness of the Hard Rock Hell lurgy? I have a fever too... disco fever, baby.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 233 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 17 November 2014 04:05

album86Two-faced people: we all know some. This week we celebrate the everyday backstabber by way of an album cover with artwork so glorious that it deserves to be forcibly tattooed onto the body of every bastard who does the dirty on us. Go on, you know you want to.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 51 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 15 November 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014How do you follow a Halloween spooktakular of a show where spirits were summoned up from the depths and moss grew on a south-facing wall? Why, by seeing how many strawberry bon-bons a trio of clueless wireless ne'er-do-wells could stuff into their mouths and still do a live radio show. Yes, Episode 51 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was as classy as usual.....

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The State Of The (Hardcore) World Address......... Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Sunday, 09 November 2014 03:00

CommittedThere comes a point in this music reviewing lark where you just have to get a few things off your chest and throw a few (possibly contentious) opinions into the mix to provoke some thought and discussion. However when Uber Rock’s Nick Russell submitted this little tirade about the state of the mosh pit in the year 2014 we were in unanimous agreement that his points just had to be made. Sick to death of seeing fucking ruck sacks at gigs? Then read on.

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The Uber Rock Albums Club - Richard Hawley Special Edition Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 02 November 2014 04:00

RH 3If there’s a documentary or film to be made about vinyl or independent record stores you can bet your bottom dollar that singer/songwriter (and one time Longpig) Richard Hawley will make an appearance somewhere on it. The man simply loves his wax. That’s why we’ve dedicated this special bastard son edition of The Uber Rock Singles Club entirely to the recent reissues of his first trio of solo records on - yup you guessed it - vinyl. Dom Daley drops the needle on the records for this one off meeting of The Uber Rock Albums Club

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