February Features
Video Of The Week: Idles – ‘Mother’ Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 26 February 2017 04:30

approved image lrg 2013Today's choice for 'Video Of The Week' is a smashing one... quite literally!  Click the link to find out Mark Ashby has chosen for your aural and visual delight (although, if you have a pet bull, you might want to make sure it's safely locked up in its paddock first):

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Ex Deo Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 12 February 2017 05:00

Über Rock Editor-in-Chief has been a lifelong student of classical history, and so, when it came to selecting the one video which had grabbed him by the balls this past week, there really was only contender. Yep, he’s getting truly epic on you this week, with the gargantuan ‘Rome’, the second single from the new concept album by Ex Deo:

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley, Gaz Tidey & Johnny H   
Sunday, 28 February 2016 03:40

Hip PriestsFebruary may be the shortest month of the year but here at URHQ we’ve been swamped with quality 7” releases these past few weeks from the likes of The Dwarves, The Black Halos, The Hip Priests and Bloodlights and that’s just to name a few. We’ve had so many in fact that for the first time ever we had to assign three scribes to the feature just to get through everything. So without further ado hit the link to join Dom, Gaz and Johnny as they spin those black circles of delight.

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 04:00

deadend86Filmmaker Drew Fortier started out making a documentary on the career of legendary outfit, Bang Tango - he ended up becoming a band member. With the film, 'Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie', looking like it might never be officially released, Fortier put it on YouTube to be streamed for free. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey is Dancing on Coals.....

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The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): February Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Sunday, 07 February 2016 03:00

derek86Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes was the best book released in 2015 - fact! Uber Rock is thrilled to have the author of said book, former proofer Derek Philpott, writing an exclusive monthly column entitled The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased). February's instalment details a very strange day out for Derek and wife, Jean.....

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Great Moments In Punk History: February Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Begnal   
Saturday, 06 February 2016 03:30

BegnalPunk86Chesty Malone and the Slice 'em Ups guitar mangler Anthony Allen Begnal returned to the hallowed pages of Uber Rock last month with a new monthly feature, Great Moments In Punk History! Anthony has paintings hanging in the LA Punk Museum, and his Punk History series is truly something to behold. January saw Wendy O. Williams in a compromising position, what will February bring.....

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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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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Liv Sin Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 05 February 2017 05:00

Liv Sin - Let Me Out artworkThis week’s video of choice is 'Let Me Out', the debut solo single from Liv Sin, who for 13 years fronted Sister Sin until their dissolution in 2015.

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Thunder - ‘All You Can Eat’ Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 21 February 2016 04:00

deadendthumb‘All You Can Eat’ is a Dead End Drive-In experience with a bit of a twist because along with the DVD/Blu-ray that documents the story of ‘Wonder Days’, Thunder's first studio album for 6 years, you also get a live album plus a live in-the-studio session album to make this a package to die for Thunder fans worldwide. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins is all ears and eyes for this baby.

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Ted Nugent: The Vile Phenomenon of Rock 'N' Roll's Dreaded Bastard Son Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 03:30

nugeart86The Nuge. The Motor City Madman. Uncle Ted. Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker has another name for the man born Theodore Anthony Nugent - Psychotic. Thing is, our Canadian Uber Rocker loved Ted Nugent's music growing up, then he started noticing things.....

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A History Of South Wales Punk Print E-mail
Written by Paul Payne   
Saturday, 06 February 2016 04:00

Bullsheep014Think you know everything there is to know about the punk rock scene in South Wales? Think again! Today we have the privilege of running an in-depth analysis of the scene through the eyes of scene legend Paul Payne, and what’s more the incorrigible Ginge Knievel adds his two penneth worth too. So if you remember the days of Classified Protest and Anhrefn or long to discover what is hot on the scene right now then Payney is the man with most, if not all, of the answers.

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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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