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Fear Factory/Once Human/Dead Label! - Belfast, Limelight 1 - 11th December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 19 December 2015 03:00

FF tour thmbFear Factory hit the roads of Europe recently celebrating the twentieth anniversary of their ‘Demanufacture’ album by playing said record in its entirety. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby wasn’t going to miss this one so when the tour hit Belfast our man was through the doors of the Limelight before others had even had a chance to get a pre-yuletide pint in. Hit the link to read the story of his night....

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Scott Sorry - 'When We Were Kings' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 18 December 2015 03:00

sorrykingscoverapproved small 2013Uber Rock's Dom Daley was counting down the seconds until 'When We Were Kings', the new album from Scott Sorry, dropped into his inbox like punk 'n' roll Manna from Heaven. When it did, he was not disappointed. Why? Hit that link and read all about an early contender for 2016 Album of the Year.....

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Giuda - London, The Lexington - 5th December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 17 December 2015 03:00

Guida thmbHaving just released their third album ‘Speaks Evil’, to massive critical acclaim, Italian rock ‘n’ rollers Giuda hit London’s Lexington venue just a week or so ago for a long since sold out album launch show. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland was lucky enough to secure some tickets for this one and here our very own superyob relives the night in all its glitzy glory for those of us who simply couldn’t make it.

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Brain Freeze 2015 - The Atomic Bitchwax / RavenEye / Dead Shed Jokers / Lifer / Heavy Flames / Tradish - Ebbw Vale, EVI - 5th December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 03:00

Bitchwax thmbBrain Freeze is a new two day festival curated by the team behind the Pity My Brain record label that celebrates some of the very best underground rock music out there right now. We sent Uber Rock’s Johnny H along to witness the second night of the festival, headlined by cult New York uber rock ‘n’ rollers The Atomic Bitchwax, and this is what he made of it all.

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The Jack Tars - Cardiff, The Globe - 24th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 03:00

jacktar86Stray Cat Slim Jim Phantom, Captain Sensible from The Damned, The Living End's Chris Cheney, and Mike Peters of The Alarm playing as The Jack Tars in Cardiff's wondrous Globe Theatre on a school night? Uber Rock's Dom Daley was having himself a bit of that.....

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Bloodlights - ‘Somebody Else’s Nightmare’ EP (Konkurs Productions) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 14 December 2015 03:00

Bloodlightsapproved small 2013Released a month or so ago, it’s taken us until now to actually get our hands on a physical copy of ‘Somebody Else’s Nightmare’, the latest six track EP from celebrated Norwegian glunkers Bloodlights. Uber Rock’s Johnny H dropped the needle on this 10” vinyl beauty and even with the inclusion of a Billy Bragg covers remains undaunted by the review task that lay ahead for him. Hit the link to find out why!

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 13 December 2015 03:00

Kopek Crimbo FinalIt’s time for the final edition of The Uber Rock Singles Club for 2015, and right on cue Santa Dom Daley has parachuted down URHQ’s chimney with a festive sack full of vinyl for us all to enjoy. This time around he says “Ho! Ho! Ho!” to new releases from the likes of UK Subs, Lucifer Star Machine, The Kopek Millionaires plus many, many more. All you have to do is hit the link for the ultimate office Xmas party…..

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Clutch/Planet of Zeus/Welcome Back Delta - Bristol, O2 Academy - 25th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jonathon Kardasz   
Saturday, 12 December 2015 03:00

clutchlive86Uber Rockers, welcome Jonathon Kardasz into the warm embrace of all at URHQ. Having met a UR elder whilst waiting to connect with a Runaway, Jonathon offered up a live review of the legendary Clutch from their recent UK tour as his debut piece - read it with but one click of the mouse.....

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Anti-Flag - 'Live Acoustic At 11th Street Records' (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 11 December 2015 03:00

antiflagacousticcover500approved small 2013Recorded earlier this year at an in-store performance during the Punk Rock Bowling event in Las Vegas, 'Live Acoustic At 11th Street Records' is a nine-track digital-only release from Pittsburgh punks, Anti-Flag. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey loves it.....

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The Carburetors - ‘Laughing In The Face Of Death’ (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 10 December 2015 04:00
CarburetorsNorwegian rockers The Carburetors like nothing more than playing low down and dirty rock ’n’ roll, albeit as Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland soon finds out, reviewing their ‘Laughing In The Face Of Death’ album, they have something of a skeleton in their closet. Fans of Motörhead, Rose Tattoo and AC/DC hit the link, fans of Conchita Wurst step away… NOW!
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The Wailers - Bristol, O2 Academy - 27th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jason Palmer   
Thursday, 10 December 2015 03:00

Wailers thmbAs well as being an ageing goth Uber Rock’s Jason Palmer is also quite partial to a bit of reggae now and again, just to take the edge off life you understand. So when The Wailers hit the UK recently for a 30th anniversary tour celebrating the ‘Legend’ album our man just had to take in the Bristol show. Hit the link to join him for a night you will never forget.

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Slim Chance - 'On The Move' (Fishpool Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 03:00

onthemove slimchanceOriginal members Steve Bingham, Charlie Hart, and Steve Simpson return with a new Slim Chance album; the band perhaps more well known for being Ronnie Lane's post-Faces band, named in homage to his perceived chances of commercial success. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks it out and finds that more than a little of the magic remains.....

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The Black Bullets - ‘Bombshell’ EP (The Animal Farm) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 03:00

Bombshellapproved small 2013After being suitably impressed by a recent live encounter with the band, Uber Rock’s Johnny H set about reviewing The Black Bullets’ ‘Bulletproof’ EP hoping to maybe experience a few pleasant surprises along the way. What he got however was a very rude awakening, something he wants to share with each and every one of you. Hit the link to discover the best sleaze rock band in the UK right now!

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Darrell Bath - 'Roll Up' (Livewire/Cargo Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 07 December 2015 03:00

bathrollupapproved small 2013He's played with The Dogs D'Amour, Ian Hunter, UK Subs, The Vibrators, Nikki Sudden, and The Crybabys, but Darrell Bath is going it alone once again. Uber Rock's skin-up pin-up Dom Daley gets his hands on a 'Roll Up' that pretty much blows his glunk-addled mind.....

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The Tragic Death of Scott Weiland Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 06 December 2015 03:30

scottRIP86Yes, we may well have all seen it coming, but the death of another from the ever-diminishing list of bona fide rock stars left on this planet still shocks. Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker writes of the tragic death of Scott Weiland.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Marillion Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 06 December 2015 03:00

deadend86'Unconventional' is a brand new documentary film about UK progressive rock stalwarts Marillion brought to life by the team at Toward Infinity. Filmed during and in the lead up to the 2015 Marillion Weekend, this film features in-depth interviews, stunning live footage and a look behind the scenes of what was a truly unique event. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland sits back and enjoys the visual splendor.

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