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He Who Cannot Be Named - ‘Humaniterrorist’ & ‘Love/Hate’ (Music Cannot Be Named) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 29 August 2013 03:00

He Who Hateapproved small 2013The artiste formally known as HeWhoCannotBeNamed is back, with not one by two album releases to delight and excite the twisted fruits amongst the Uber Rock community. Lead Uber fruit Johnny H drops the needle on the record of the vinyl only ‘Humaniterrorist’ whilst blasting out the CD compilation ‘Love/Hate’, just because he can, and you will want to join him too once you read this review. Humaniterrorists worldwide listen up your masked and nude leader has spoken.

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The Temperance Movement - 'The Temperance Movement' (Earache) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 03:00

ttm albumcoverIs there a more highly-anticipated debut album in 2013 than the self-titled long player from the hotly-tipped The Temperance Movement? If so we don't know about it. Read on as Uber Rock's Ben Hughes tells you just why this is essential listening, passing a motion that you get with the movement.....

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Tyla J Pallas - 'Live In London MMXIII' (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 03:00

tylalivealbumcoverRecorded live - straight from the desk with zero overdubs - at Tyla's recent birthday bash at the Borderline, 'Live In London MMXIII' finds the legendary frontman of The Dogs D'Amour joined by the likes of Spike, Guy Bailey, Tom Spencer and Gary Pennick for a show split into both electric and acoustic sets. Uber Rock's Dom Daley finds another release that warms his gypsy blood.....

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Annihilator - 'Feast' (UDR) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 26 August 2013 03:00

feastcoverCanadian metal legends Annihilator return with 'Feast', the band's fourteenth studio album, and one available in a deluxe ECO-book version featuring a bonus 15 track CD. Throw in a guest appearance from Danko Jones and I guess you have one hell of an album full of talking points and molten metal. Who better to detail the music for us than uber-fan Matt Phelps?

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Vintage Concert Bill: UFO/Derringer - Obsession Tour 1978 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 25 August 2013 03:00

UFOBill86Bill Lindsey, frontman with legendary US shock rockers Impaler, continues to make all at URHQ green with envy at his tales of seeing the most legendary bands in rock 'n' roll history live in their prime. This month's Vintage Concert Bill features UFO in concert on the very same US tour where seminal live album 'Strangers In The Night' was recorded. Hit that link and discover how only Bill can rock you.....

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Jonny Cola - Jonny Cola & The A-Grades - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 24 August 2013 03:30

colaint86With the recent uber-approved review of their new PledgeMusic-funded album, 'Spitfire', causing a bit of a stir, Uber Rock's Dom Daley caught up with Jonny Cola & The A-Grades mainman - yes, Jonny Cola himself - to talk about fan-funding, music videos, and the small matter of having a kidney transplant. Read on for yet another Uber Rock interview exclusive.....

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Rebellion Festival 2013 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 10th - 11th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley & Johnny H   
Friday, 23 August 2013 03:20

Rebellion thmbWith their weekend already half over, the Uber crew at this year’s Rebellion Festival still had a lot of great bands to see, great mates to meet and some not so great food to sporadically consume. Thankfully for us Dom Daley and Johnny H are hungrier for punk rock than they are dodgy pub ready meals, so sit back and enjoy a banquet of Cock Sparrer washed down with some vintage Sham 69, as our lads once again go loco up at the Winter Gardens.

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2013 - Derbyshire, Catton Park - 10th - 11th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Friday, 23 August 2013 03:00

Lamb of God thmbPicking up the story of his weekend at Bloodstock Open Air 2013, we find Jim Rowland in a particularly fragile state of mind as Saturday night headliners along with a cast of thousands attempt to beat our man into submission. Will he actually make it all the way through to watching Sunday night headliners Slayer, will he watch a symphonic metal band he’s tried to avoid for a good few months, and will he get relive his Dio obsessed teenage years? The answers to all these questions and more can be found by clicking that “Read More” link.

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2013 - Derbyshire, Catton Park - 9th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 22 August 2013 03:20

Bloodstock thmbWhilst the rest of URHQ was over in Blackpool playing silly buggers at this year’s Rebellion Festival Jim Rowland found himself back at his favourite UK festival Bloodstock Open Air, for another round of all things metal. Here’s his take on the Friday line up which boasted headliner King Diamond along with a whole host of heavy metal mayhem.

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Rebellion Festival 2013 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 8th - 9th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Dom (Tom) Daley & Johnny H   
Thursday, 22 August 2013 03:00

Rebellion thmb“So here it is, we’re at Rebellion, everybody’s having fun.” Please excuse the Slade lyric lift in this intro, but if every day were like a day at Rebellion it probably would feel like Xmas pretty much every day. You can find out why right here as we join Dom Daley and firstly Johnny H as they relive the experiences of the Thursday and Friday at this year’s event and the excitement of seeing bands like Argy Bargy, The Damned and Walter Lure live in the Vegas of the North.

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The Damned/Mark Wynn - York, Fibbers - 10th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 03:00

caplive86While a six-legged UR punk rock chimera was at the Rebellion Festival (coverage starting tomorrow on Uber Rock) Ben Hughes was catching a headline show from one of the festival's main draws in one of his favourite intimate venues. Are you as curious as Captain Sensible when it comes to the mysterious whereabouts of vintage Cliff Richard posters? Then read on....

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Iron Maiden/Zico Chain - London, O2 Arena - 4th August 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 03:00

maidenthumbliveuseThe buzz around the hottest ticket in town, a scattering of Iron Maiden UK shows, had the outer rims of London's O2 Arena resembling lost footage from Heavy Metal Parking Lot....but with uglier ticket holders and much less sense. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps joined the cut-off clad thousands for a live spectacular that may well have resulted in his favourite Maiden show to date.....

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San Dusky (featuring Brijitte West) - 'The Americana Dream' (Resolution) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 19 August 2013 03:20

sanduskyBrijitte West, of seminal glunk rockers NY Loose, released an EP a decade ago under the 'San Dusky' name, its three songs seemingly long-lost. Now the songs reappear, with eight previously unreleased tracks, on 'The Americana Dream'. Uber Rock's Gaz E knows all about Brijitte West-inspired dreams, so who better to tackle this unexpected curio?

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Marc Bolan - 'Marc Bolan At The BBC' (Universal Music) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 19 August 2013 03:00

bolanbbc176Other (pathetic) music rags reviewed this comprehensive collection, 'Marc Bolan At The BBC', from an eleven track sampler - oops, weren't we supposed to tell you that? You don't get that lame attitude at Uber Rock, bruthas and sistas - no, Metal Guru Dom Daley went through the whole six discs to bring you a typically lavish UR review par excellence.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - dUg Pinnick - King's X Print E-mail
Written by dUg Pinnick   
Sunday, 18 August 2013 03:30

dugmix8612 albums fronting King's X, a bunch of solo albums and side projects under his belt; hell, he's even been involved in three releases so far this year, including his latest solo album, 'Naked'. Want to know what sounds inspire this 62 year old singer and bass player to work tirelessly at his craft? Read on for dUg Pinnick's very own personal groove machine.

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Vintage Trouble Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 18 August 2013 03:00

deadendthumbA welcome addition to the merch table at this Summer's Vintage Trouble shows, the '80 Shows 100 Days' DVD seemed like a must-have, must-see piece of merchandise for anyone even remotely having the qualifications required to be a Troublemaker. Uber Rock's very own TM, Ben Hughes, has spent time in the VT inner sanctum, so who better to review this essential clash of documentary and live show?

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