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Michael Schenker Temple Of Rock/Tank - London, Shepherds Bush Empire - 31st May 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 03:00

Schenker thmbReturning to London for a one off gig as part of their extensive European tour Michael Schenker Temple of Rock were promising to wow their audience with a set chock full of tracks from the legendary guitarist’s back catalogue. Stage front and centre and ready to rock his way back on the rack for Uber Rock was Jim Rowland. Here’s his take on what the return of the now not so mad axeman actually sounded like.

The Computers/The Dead Formats/Radio Nasties - Bristol, Exchange - 28th May 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 03:00

Computers thmbWith The Computers’ excellent ‘Love Triangles, Hates Squares’ album seldom off the URHQ death deck these past few weeks, we couldn’t wait to see and hear these fine rock ‘n’ soul tunes in the live setting. So when the band added a date to their recent UK tour at Bristol’s new Exchange venue with Essex lads The Dead Formats and local scallywags Radio Nasties also on the bill we sent Nev Brooks over the Severn Bridge to check out a show with gig of the year potential written all over it.

The Sick Livers - 'Motors, Women, Drugs, Booze & Killing' (Glunk Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 10 June 2013 03:40

boozecoverapproved small 2013Ginge Knievel, frontman of The Sick Livers, educated us all yesterday with his ultimate 13 song mixtape as he became the latest victim of Uber Rock's Midnite Mixtape he introduces us all to the eight stonkin' tracks that make up 'Motors, Women, Drugs, Booze & Killing', the long-awaited debut album from the denizens of Glunk (and Rumney) Rock City. Dom Daley was ready to get 'Bummed To Death'......

Black Sabbath - '13' (Vertigo Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Monday, 10 June 2013 03:00

blacksabbath13coverBlack Sabbath return with '13', the band's first album with the Double O since 1978's 'Never Say Die'. The jury was out on this one (a gross understatement if ever there was one) so we got Uber Rock's most heartless, callous mofo, Rob Watkins, to go to town on it. His findings surprised us, will they do the same to you too? Only one way to find out...

Tom Keifer - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 09 June 2013 03:40

keiferint86Tom Keifer, known by most as the blues drenched, gravel voiced frontman of Philadelphia's finest, Cinderella, is taking time out of the country rock fairytale to walk a solo line throughout 2013. His debut album, 'The Way Life Goes', is out now and picking up rave reviews. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps gave the album one of those rave reviews back in April and also managed to catch Tom on the blower and get yet another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Ginge Knievil - The Sick Livers Print E-mail
Written by Ginge Knievil   
Sunday, 09 June 2013 03:20

sick 2Last weekend The Sick Livers were terrorising North London as part of the Camden Rocks marathon live music event, this weekend we are lucky enough to have Ginge Knievil frontman of the band picking his frantic thirteen in his attempt to soundtrack our Sunday with his very own very own musical marathon, in a feature known to you and I as the Midnite Mixtape Massacre. “This will be a piece of piss” said the man with Morrissey the consumer monkey’s hairdo. “Oh yeah” we replied. “Prove it!”

Mike Tramp - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 08 June 2013 04:00

URTV thmbMike Tramp may have played some of the biggest stadiums in the world, and partied alongside some of the biggest names in the business, but that was twenty years ago. As an exclusive today on Uber Rock TV Mark Ashby talks with the singer about what life holds for Mike Tramp in 2013 and beyond, as we present to you yet another Uber Rock interview exclusive.

Richard Patrick - Filter - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Saturday, 08 June 2013 03:00

Filter thmbEarlier this week US alternative rockers Filter released their sixth album ‘The Light Comes Out Tonight’ amid a flurry of rave reviews, including one right here on Uber Rock. Nev Brooks got hooked up with Richard Patrick the band’s main man just a few weeks back to try and get a feeling for what had driven his career to date, here Uber Rockers is the result of that conversation.

Bulletfest - Abersychan, The White Hart - 26th May 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 07 June 2013 01:48

bulletfestlive86A brand new festival, on a bank holiday, for a very worthwhile cause, featuring ten great bands from the four corners of the metal planet? Uber Rock just had to be there. Hit the Read More link to find out why Gaz E was glad that the trigger got pulled on Bulletfest's (brown) love gun as the likes of Lifer, Gods Of Hellfire, Deathbullet, Doomchild and Black Tamanous blew some speakers and drove a stake of rock into the White Hart.....

Mike Tramp - Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club - 25th May 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 06 June 2013 03:00

Mike Tramp Diamond thmbAhead of his exclusive interview with Mike Tramp coming up on Uber Rock this weekend, we thought we’d let the music do the talking first as Mark Ashby catches the introspective ‘Cobblestone Street’ acoustic tour from the one time White Lion and Freak Of Nature frontman at one of his favourite venues the Diamond Rock Club. Was it going to be yet another night to remember for our intrepid scribe? Well what do you think?

The Urban Voodoo Machine - Hebden Bridge, The Trades Club - 24th May 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 03:40

UVMlivethumbUber Rock's Ben Hughes loves (L-U-V) The Urban Voodoo Machine, so when the band announced a gig in the sleepy surroundings of Hebden Bridge, voted the fourth quirkiest place to live in the world, you could bet your sweet bippy that he was gonna be there. Hit that Read More link to discover how one of the UK's finest live bands fared in a place with the highest number of lesbians per head in the country.....

Power Trip - ‘Manifest Decimation’ (Southern Lord) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 03:00

Power Trip ManifestSo what exactly has become of the UK metal scene? If you are like Darrel Sutton you’ll be frustrated as hell by the lack of real quality out there within the young guns of our once great British metal movement. Thankfully elsewhere in the world there are still bands like Texan thrashers Power Trip who whilst paying tribute to what has gone before have enough originality to make an album as uber cool as ‘Manifest Decimation’. Read on for a totally djent free zone.

Bonfire - ‘Live in Wacken’ (LZ Records/Sony Music) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 03:00

Bonfire WackenRediscovering and remixing their seemingly long lost performance from Waken 1998 German poodle metallers Bonfire’s are back with a live opus that takes in their said gig of a lifetime plus adds in five bonus cuts to make a “must have” seventeen track album for fans worldwide. Dave Prince is man who is perhaps going to take some convincing but he’s more than game for a little bit of Teutonic fun. Find out if this album finally makes him a convert by clicking the link.

Jesus Chrüsler Supercar - 'Among The Ruins And Desolate Lands' (vönHell Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 June 2013 03:00

jesussupercarapproved small 2013Thought those Vietcong Pornsurfers had some kind of monopoly on awesome albums released in 2013 by bands with wicked names? Think again, because Supreme Swedish Death 'n' Rollers Jesus Chrüsler Supercar are here, and they've brought an album produced by the man who brought you 'Total 13' - Uber Rock's Gaz E walks Among the Ruins and Desolate Lands and returns with an uber-approved platter that matters.....

Matt Blakout - Tigertailz - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 02 June 2013 08:00

URTV thmbThe rumours are true: Matt Blakout is back as the drummer of Tigertailz. As well as being first with the news, Uber Rock is first with all the details on Blakout's return to Tigertailz. Hit the link to watch an all-new 46 minute interview where Gaz E talks to Matt while he was laying down drum tracks in the studio for the new Tigertailz EP.

Toby Jepson - Little Angels - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Sunday, 02 June 2013 03:00

toby thmbIn just a few days’ time Brit rock favourites Little Angels will be no more for the second time in their illustrious musical career. But what has caused such a radical decision to be made especially after the highs of their hugely successful One More For The Road tour of 2012? There was only one man to ask, and only one Uber Rocker to ask the question, as Toby Jepson, frontman of Little Angels met Dave Prince for a an interview both of them will remember for the rest of their lives.


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