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Danko Jones - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Sunday, 27 September 2015 03:00

Danko ThmbCanadian rockers Danko Jones will surely need no introduction to you guys. The power trio are currently out on the road in Europe in support their all new ‘Fire Music’ LP. Here Uber Rock’s Russ P catches up with the Mango Kid himself, and talks about; discovering new music, doing karaoke for ex Celtic Frost members, and searching for that perfect guitar tone. All you have to do to enjoy all if this, and more, is read on

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Status Quo - 'Hello!', 'Quo' & 'Rockin' All Over The World' Deluxe Editions (UMC/Mercury Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 26 September 2015 03:00

quoquoThree legendary albums from the Status Quo back catalogue are set for deluxe reissue at the start of December, complete with all-new sleeve notes and photographs and second discs crammed with all manner of bonus material, from demos and live tracks to, controversially, a remixed version of an entire album. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey says "Hello!" to the Quo reissues.....

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Jesse Malin - 'Outsiders' (One Little Indian Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 25 September 2015 03:00

Jesse Malin - Outsiders - ArtworkWritten in tandem with the fine 'New York After The War', Jesse Malin releases his second album of the year in the form of 'Outsiders'. Uber Rock's Dom Daley listens and finds further proof that the former D Generation frontman is on some kind of creative roll at the moment....

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Ricky Warwick - 'Stairwell Troubadour' (PledgeMusic) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 24 September 2015 03:00

rickystairwellcover300Pledgers on Ricky Warwick's recent two-album crowd-funding campaign were treated to the Black Star Riders frontman posting videos of him playing a series of cover tunes, dubbed "The Stairwell Sessions". Well, the success of the bonus material was such that the former Almighty mainman recorded an album full of the cover songs, and Uber Rock's Mark Ashby makes the step up to review for your reading pleasure.....

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The Damned - '35 Years Of Anarchy Chaos And Destruction - 35th Anniversary - Live In London' (Westworld) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 03:00

damned35anarchycoverThe Damned celebrated the 35th Anniversary of their hugely successful career with a tour around the UK. This recording from their performance at the London Roundhouse on the 12.11.11 perfectly captures the stage presence and the energy of the band. Uber Rock's Dom Daley was there, and now reminisces for your reading pleasure.....

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Bernie Tormé - ‘Blackheart’ (Retrowerk Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 03:00

Torme BlackheartWhen Uber Rock’s Johnny H was a teenager he used to have posters of Bernie Tormé all over the walls of his bedroom. Some of us here at URHQ actually reckon he still does to this day, so who better to review Bernie’s all new ‘Blackheart’ album than our H Bomb? Hit the ‘Read more’ link to do just that.

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Iron Maiden - 'The Book Of Souls' (Parlophone) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 02:00

maidenbookcover500Uber Rock's Matt Phelps has sat back and listened, watching many a genius throw negative comment in the direction of 'The Book Of Souls', the new album from Iron Maiden. Here he reasons that, despite many a recent claim, the album truly is classic Maiden. Hit the link to discover how.....

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Huntress - 'Static' (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 21 September 2015 03:00

huntressstaticcoverHuntress singer Jill Janus went through not one but two of the most personal and traumatic battles when making the band's third album, 'Static'. Battling depression and stage 1 uterine cancer, Janus fronts an album that, as Uber Rock's Mark Ashby details here, reflects the deepest, darkest depths to which those fights took her.....

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Hooked on a (Copro)Feeling: Why the Future Looks Shite for Shitfucker Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 20 September 2015 03:40

SFAbigailcover500Detroit scum rockers Shitfucker released seminal album, 'Suck Cocks In Hell', on Halloween 2013. Now they follow it up with a pair of split singles released within a few weeks of each other. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey is delighted that the band is back in his life and leaving a good bad taste.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - ‘Taste: What’s Going On Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 20 September 2015 03:20

deadend86During the August bank holiday weekend of 1970 Rory Gallagher’s Taste played their final show alongside the likes of Sly & The Family Stone, Free, The Who and Jimi Hendrix at The Isle Of Wight Festival. Johnny H got to see the performance for the first time in all its 16mm glory recently via this all new remastered DVD version of the show. Hit the link to join him on his voyage of musical discovery…

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Velvet Coalmine 2015 - Meat Puppets/The Noses/Fjords - Blackwood Miners' Institute - 6th September Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Saturday, 19 September 2015 03:00

MPvelv86Uber Rock's coverage of Velvet Coalmine concludes with the Sunday night threeway of Fjords, the Noses, and the legendary Meat Puppets. Uber Rock's Nev Brooks was there to review and, so we're told, to sell merch for the headline act! Read on for the lowdown.....

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Velvet Coalmine 2015 - Slaves/Henry's Funeral Shoe/The Sick Livers/Dead Shed Jokers - Blackwood Miners' Institute - 5th September Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Friday, 18 September 2015 03:00

slavesvelv86Uber Rock's coverage of Velvet Coalmine, the festival of music, film, literature and more held in Blackwood, continues with the Saturday night's musical merriment. UR's Jamie Richards was there to witness the uber-approved Dead Shed Jokers, The Sick Livers and Henry's Funeral Shoe and, one of the hottest bands in the land right now, Slaves.....

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Motion City Soundtrack - 'Panic Stations' (Epitaph Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 17 September 2015 04:00

MCSpanicover500approved small 2013Minneapolis alt. power poppers Motion City Soundtrack return with album number six, 'Panic Stations', recorded live in the studio and, as Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey discovered, winning on almost every level. Hit Read More to find out why our man is falling in love all over again....

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Velvet Coalmine 2015 - Dub War/The Voyeurs/Gwenno - Blackwood Miners' Institute - 4th September Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Thursday, 17 September 2015 03:00

benjthumbVelvet Coalmine is a festival of music, film, literature and more, across multiple venues in Blackwood, South Wales. Uber Rock had the music angle covered, starting with the Friday of the festival and the wares of Gwenno, The Voyeurs and Dub War. UR's Rob Watkins takes up the story.....

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Squeeze - ‘Cradle To The Grave’ (Virgin EMI) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 03:20

SqueezeCurrently airing on the BBC is a comedy series loosely based on the life of Danny Baker called ‘Cradle To Grave’. His ole muckers Squeeze contributed most of the soundtrack to said series, and here it is, in all its glory, curiously going under the title of ‘Cradle To The Grave’. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins is the man with THE poptastic review plan for this little gem.

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Nile / Suffocation / Bloodtruth / Truth Corroded - Plymouth, The Hub / dbs Live - 6th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 03:00

JHnile86When the first date of the UK leg of Nile's 'What Should Not Be Unearthed' tour hit Plymouth our man Matt Phelps was there to run the rule over a brutal four band bill, exclusively for Uber Rock. Hit that link and prepare to be pulverised!

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