Gig Reviews
Bleu/Jim Boggia - London, The Borderline - 23rd October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Thursday, 04 November 2010 05:00

Bleu_thmbBack in London for the third time in as many months, Russ P just had to witness powerpop supremo Bleu on his debut UK tour, even if it possibly meant cutting the show early to get back home. So with one eye tentatively watching the clock, ladies and gents we bring you Bleu...

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Sabaton/Alestorm - Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms - 15th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by John Oakley   
Thursday, 04 November 2010 04:59

John Oakley is anSabaton_thmb Uber writer in the middle of a three-gig sandwich.  Tonight he's sampling the tasty filling of Swedish Battle Metallers Sabaton for the second sold out night in a row and he's relishing every minute of the band's 'World War' tour.

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Manic Street Preachers - Newport, Centre - 23rd October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 05:00
manicsthumbFrom Abertillery to where? Well Newport actually, as David Whistance catches one of his favourite bands Manic Street Preachers live on home turf in support of their highly rated 'Postcards From A Young Man' album.
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AC4/A Thousand Arrows/Steve French And The Big Cats - The Croft, Bristol - 17th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Sunday, 24 October 2010 05:00
AC4_thmbSunday night in a sweaty club in Bristol, The Computers might have said "no" (cancelling last minute) but two other bands were brave enough to be on the same bill as AC4 and still live to tell the tale. Darrel Sutton gets up close and personal with Swedish hardcore music at its most primal and exciting.
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Walter Lure/Johnny Throttle/Jeff Ward - London, 100 Club - 14th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 23 October 2010 05:00

lurethumbThis review shouldn't need much of an introduction. Walter Lure of The Heartbreakers playing the UK for the first time in two decades, backed by the rhythm section of Gunfire Dance and supported by the other remaining member of that long-lost gem of a band, and all this taking place at the legendary 100 Club - like you wouldn't wanna read about that!!!

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The Jim Jones Revue/The Computers - Bristol, Thekla - 8th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 22 October 2010 05:00

jimlivethumbDom Daley is on a boat, in October, yet he hasn't sweated as much since his hard drive went in to be fixed. But what red hot rock 'n' roll could be the cause for this perspiration across da nation? Only the stormin' Jim Jones Revue with those young ne'er-do-wells The Computers in support!! Read on for the seamen stained facts that washed up on the shore......

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Y&T/Tigertailz - Cardiff, Millennium Music Hall - 30th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 09 October 2010 05:00
YT_thmb_2We sent Johnny H out on a Thursday night in weather reaching biblical proportions to get his face melted off by California rockers Y&T, back in the UK on yet another tour. What we didn't except was his review to also reach such biblical proportions.........in length. So sit back, relax and let's get 'on with the show'.
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Beholder/Darksite/Fell On Black Days/Extreme O.D. - Bridgend, Hobos - 22nd September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Saturday, 02 October 2010 06:00

Beholder_Tour_ThmbIt's Wednesday night in a South Wales town that's a hotbed of heavy metal. UK metal titans Beholder are topping a four-band bill of upcoming bands and you'd be forgiven for thinking our man on the spot David Whistance would be queuing around the block to get into Hobos. Cast aside social networking and try some metal networking Beholder style.

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Black Country Communion - London, John Henry's - 20th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Thursday, 30 September 2010 05:00

BCC_thmbPack Glenn Hughes, Joe Bonamassa, Derek Sherinian and Jason Bonham into a secret London location with one hundered specially selected people in the audience, add a little Tazzalar magic and we have the story behind an evening of sparkling classic rock from Black Country Communion on their UK live debut.

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Steevi Jaimz/The Mercy House/Generation Graveyard - London, Camden Barfly - 12th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Debz   
Thursday, 23 September 2010 05:00

steevi3Former Tigertailz vocalist Steevi Jaimz made a rare live appearance in London alongside two up and coming UK bands, Generation Graveyard and The Mercy House, and Über Röck's very own cock rock hungry vixen Debz was on hand to take it all in. Read on for the London lowdown........

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Bernhoft - London, Ronnie Scott's - 12th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Sunday, 19 September 2010 05:01
bernhoft_thumbVenturing back to London for the second time in a little under seven days Russ P must have been impressed by his last trip as he's now in a legendary Jazz Club tipping waiters with Albert Steptoe like precision awaiting the return of Olso's finest singer songwriter Jarle Bernhoft.
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The Gaslight Anthem - Bristol, O2 Academy - 23rd October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 03 November 2010 05:30

bristol_O2Yes, I think it is safe to say that this month we go gig review crazy here at ÜRHQ. Right now it is the turn of our man in the field Dom Daley who squeezed into his skinny jeans and pork pie hat to check out the Bristol date of the UK tour by The Gaslight Anthem.

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Killing Joke - London, Hammersmith Apollo - 16th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 02 November 2010 05:00
Killing_Joke_thmbRescheduled from earlier in the year, Tazz Stander was mightily disappointed first time around, so with an extra few months to wait is she about to explode Jaz Coleman style when she finally catches up with the one and only Killing Joke??? Well live at least... Read on to find out.
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Anti-Nowhere League/This System Kills/Hacksaw - Bristol, Bierkeller - 14th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 23 October 2010 06:00
ANWL_thmbMatt Phelps has been here, he's been there, he's been every fucking where, and when Anti-Nowhere League are in town he certainly won't be too far away. So is the promise of a sweaty Bierkeller plus a handsome selection of support bands enough to tempt our man to follow the long and winding road to Bristol?
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Corrosion Of Conformity - New York City, Highline Ballroom - 10th October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Van Hoek   
Friday, 22 October 2010 06:00

cocthumb25 years after the release of 'Animosity', the Corrosion Of Conformity line-up that recorded that seminal long player, Mike Dean, Reed Mullin and Woody Weatherman, have reunited and Anthony Allen Van Hoek was at the Highline Ballroom in New York to see their long-awaited return. How was it? Read on for the shocking truth..........

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Glenn Hughes/Scott McKeon - Cardiff, Millennium Music Hall - 3rd October 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 10 October 2010 05:00
Glenn_Hughes_Cardiff_thmbIt's safe to say that 'the voice of rock' has had something of an eventful 2010.  With a number one rock chart album under his belt with Black Country Communion, and a series of sold out UK solo shows also underway, we asked Johnny H to see if Glenn Hughes really was built to last, just like his 'First Underground Nuclear Kitchen'.
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Killing Joke - Bristol, Fleece & Firkin' - 25th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 03 October 2010 05:00
KJ_thmbIt's been a long time since the Fleece has seen a queue snaking around its stone walled corners prior to doors opening, but it wasn't even 7 O'clock and the Killing Joke fans (including our very own Johnny H) were gathering for this "hush hush" tour warm up show, in Bristol's finest venue that isn't a boat.
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Every Time I Die/Terror/All Shall Perish - Newport, Six Feet Under - 21st September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 30 September 2010 06:00
Hell_On_Earth_Poster_thmbHell has come to Newport in South Wales and met its match. Darrel Sutton is our man with the hottest ticket in town for the hottest new venue in town ready to catch The Hell On Earth Tour 2010.
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The Sick Livers - Bridgend, Hobos - 17th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 28 September 2010 05:00

sickliversgigthumbWith the sparkling Über Röck review of the 'From Rumney To Hell' EP still bringing tears to his eyes, Dom Daley ventured behind enemy lines to see the band in question, The Sick Livers, in suicide central, Bridgend.

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Jimmy Gnecco - London, The Underbelly - 14th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Tuesday, 21 September 2010 05:00
Jimmy_Gnecco_thmb2010 has been a great year for live music, with the Über Röck clan witnessing many a 'gig of the year' in their collective crusade against musical mediocrity.  But has Russ P just witnessed his gig of the decade played by a relative unknown going by the name of Jimmy Gnecco? Read on to find out more....
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Rockstar Uproar Tour - Houston, Texas, Woodlands Pavilion - 12th September 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Sunday, 19 September 2010 05:00
Uproar_thmbBack in the US on one of his 'business trips' Darrel Sutton takes one for the team and picks up a hot ticket for the Rockstar Uproar Tour package. As some of the bands on the bill are also soon to hit the UK with headlining tours of their own Sutton offers you the Über Röck guide to ticket buying for Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour and Disturbed...
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