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Neil Young/Los Lobos - Birmingham, LG Arena - 11th June 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Thursday, 27 June 2013 03:00

neilyounggigthumbIt's been a long time since Neil Young and Crazy Horse shared UK stages: for Uber Rock's Jamie Richards it appeared it wasn't long enough......for around half the show at Birmingham's LG Arena. Our man thinks that he saw both the worst and best performance of the year.....from the same the same gig. Follow that Read More link to try to get to the bottom of that puzzler.....

Tyla J Pallas - 'Devil's Supper: Electric Sitting' (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 03:00

tyladevilelectricapproved small 2013Tyla J Pallas, legendary frontman of The Dogs D'Amour, promised fans that his last acoustic album would be followed by an electric version of the same set of tunes...and he hasn't disappointed. Uber Rock's Dom Daley pulls up a chair and sits down to eat at the Electric Sitting of the Devil's Supper and, boy, does he get stuffed.........

The Who/Vintage Trouble - Belfast, Odyssey Arena - 10th June 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 03:00

The Who ThmbTonight The Who bring their ‘Quadrophenia and More’ spectacle to the city of Cardiff ably assisted by the always awesome Vintage Trouble. However as we couldn’t afford to pick up a ticket for all of us who wanted to go to this must see event here at URHQ, we instead sent Mark Ashby out on the 5:15 bus to Belfast dressed in his best zoot suit, to sample for us all, the second night of the tour. What would our ace face make of it all? Click the link to find out.

Jane’s Addiction - ‘Live In NYC’ (Capitol/UMC) Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Monday, 24 June 2013 03:00

Janes AddictionTaped at Terminal 5 in New York City in July 2011 for a special kick-off show in anticipation of their hugely disappointing (well it was for us) ‘The Great Escape Artist’ album, the wild beast that is Jane’s Addiction live was captured on ‘Live In NYC’ for the first time since their XXX Records debut. Nev Brooks takes a step back in time to review this all new live record in a way that only a lifelong fan can.

Amon Amarth - 'Deceiver Of The Gods' (Metal Blade) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Monday, 24 June 2013 02:00

amonamarthcoverNew album 'Deceiver Of The Gods' is the ninth full length studio opus from Amon Amarth, yet the first real time that Uber Rock's Darrel Sutton has gotten his rotten teeth fully into them. He forced himself to stop listening to Rogue Male and Lizzy Borden just long enough to get his wise words on the metalli-subject down for your reading pleasure........

Ian R. Anderson and Porkbeast - Crazyhead - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 23 June 2013 03:00

Crazyhead thmbA few weeks back we all got pretty excited here at Uber Rock HQ when news started to filter through that Leicester’s finest sons Crazyhead might be getting back together following the success of their recently released and expanded debut album ‘Desert Orchid’. Johnny H managed to track down and interview singer Anderson and bassist Porkbeast to get the answer to that all important question…”will Crazyhead be reforming anytime soon?” The answer dear readers is but a mouse click away.

Terry Chimes & Sulo Karlsson - The Crunch - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 22 June 2013 03:00

terrysulo86The Crunch are a supergroup of sorts, Terry Chimes of The Clash joining Sulo Karlsson of the Diamond Dogs, Dave Tregunna of Sham 69 and Mick Geggus of Cockney Rejects to form a band that every clued-in Uber Rocker should be dying to hear. With a debut album set for release later this year, the band were busy rehearsing for their debut London show when Dom Daley grabbed Terry and Sulo and managed to get the lowdown on this new band and, of course, dug for info on their more famous pasts....

King Kobra - ‘King Kobra II’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Friday, 21 June 2013 03:00

King Kobra IIUber Rock’s Dave Prince had the thrill of a lifetime recently when he got the call to review this the second album from the reformed King Kobra. Now with Paul Shortino behind the microphone our man was hoping for a balls out hard rock record, and by the sounds of it that is exactly what he got. So ladies and gentlemen are you ready for ‘King Kobra II’ to strike?

JD & The FDCs - 'From The Shadows' EP (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 21 June 2013 02:00

from the shadowapproved small 2013Now available on iTunes, 'From The Shadows', the new EP from JD & The FDCs, features a lead track taken from last year's Uber Rock Album Of The Year (and guest appearances from Dez Cadena and Amy Dumas) and a couple of never-before released songs, one a cover of a Jett-fuelled classic. Dom Daley got piratey with the FDCs.....

The Bamboo Kids - 'Safe City Blues' (Drug Front Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 20 June 2013 04:00

bambookidsapproved small 2013Another day, another Daley recommendation from the Godfather of Glunk! Yes, Uber Rock's Dom Daley is in the gutter once again, looking up at the future stars. Today he's touching himself over the thirty track (!) album from New York three piece, The Bamboo Kids. If the Double D's liking it you know what it's gonna sound like - Malice, it ain't......

Russ Dwarf - 'Wireless' (Smoothline Entertainment Group) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 04:00

russdwarfUSEIt was announced last month that legendary Canadian rockers the Killer Dwarfs are to reunite and finally unveil their long-lost early nineties unreleased album. What better way to get in the mood for the reunion than to stand tall alongside 'Wireless', the recent release from frontman Russ Dwarf, where the vocalist performs ten of the band's songs acoustically? Uber Rock's Gaz E wonders if it's still such a big deal.....

Gavin Rossdale - 'Wanderlust' reissue (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 03:00

gavinrossdalewanderlust'Wanderlust', the debut album from Gavin Rossdale of Bush, was originally released in 2008. The star-studded release - produced by Bob Rock and featuring appearances and collaborations with the likes of Shirley Manson, Dave Stewart, Josh Freese and both Linda and Katy Perry - is about to be reissued by earMUSIC with four bonus tracks, so we asked Uber Rock's Ian Bell to check it out to see if it still stands up...or, in fact, ever did....

Green Day - London, Emirates Stadium - 1st June 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 03:00

greendaylivethumbUber Rock's Dom Daley doesn't do things by half. On his first WHO-approved gig-going experience since having a Steve Austin/Mark Free operation our very own bionic she-man travelled to the Emirates Stadium for the arena-styled punk rock rebellion of Green Day....but only after he'd caught The Sick Livers opening the Camden Rocks festival - we salute the Double D! Who won the battle? What is the true sound of the underground? Would a stadium associated with The Arse be more than appropriate? Would you buy a commemorative hoodie for £65?

Transplants - 'In A Warzone' (Epitaph Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 17 June 2013 03:00

transplantsinawarzonealbumcoverapproved small 2013If the Transplants - the 'side project' featuring Rancid's Tim Armstrong, Blink-182's Travis Barker and Skinhead Rob - were meant as a bit of a time filler in the downtime of its members' other bands then it wasn't that much of a surprise to see it all peter out after a somewhat lacklustre second album. But, remarkably it seems, the band is back after eight years, touring with Armstrong's day job band, and about to release their never-anticipated third album. Uber Rock's Gaz E gets 'In A Warzone' more ways than one.....

Paul-Ronney Angel - The Urban Voodoo Machine - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 16 June 2013 03:30

voodooint86Celebrating 10 years as a band this year Dalston's favourite collective of red and black-wearing, vagabond gypsy rock 'n' rollers The Urban Voodoo Machine have recently released a compilation of rarities titled 'Rare Gumbo' and are playing several shows in the run up to their appearance at the legendary Glastonbury Festival. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes caught up with main mouth-piece, songwriter and all round nice guy Paul-Ronney Angel for a chat to find out exactly what it's all about, so read on to get all the tips on how to dress sharp for Glastonbury and find out exactly what a Charango is.....

Ten Cent Fuck Flicks - 'Eight Songs About Drugs And Sex' (Drug Front Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 15 June 2013 03:00

tencoverAfter the Vietcong Pornsurfers and Jesus Chrusler Supercar, we now get Ten Cent Fuck Flicks - is this the greatest year ever for band names? Uber Rock's Dom Daley is the sleazy scribe listening to 'Eight Songs About Drugs And Sex' so you know exactly how it's gonna sound - glunk as fuck and friggin' awesome!!!


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