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Adler - 'Back From The Dead' (New Ocean Media) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 26 November 2012 03:00

ADLERalbumapproved small 2012'Back From The Dead' - has there ever been a more appropriate album title? Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler has lost his appetite, in band name only, and returns with an all-new band and a debut album that will surprise every person who listens to it. So says Uber Rock's Gaz E who thinks this could be the most unlikely success story of 2012.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - John Mitchell - It Bites Print E-mail
Written by John Mitchell   
Sunday, 25 November 2012 03:00

JM thmbAs well as being singer/guitarist and songwriter with rejuvenated progressive pop rock icons It Bites, John Mitchell is also a well renowned producer and engineer. So when we asked him to put together a mixtape as a taster for what he and his band mates might be listening to ahead of their upcoming December UK tour we were kind of expecting something that would be eclectic. What we actually got was umm interesting to say the least. So click that link to find out exactly what he picked.

Erica Nockalls - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Saturday, 24 November 2012 05:00

ericaintthumbShe's a multi-instrumentalist who plays in The Wonder Stuff, as part of an acoustic duo with that band's frontman Miles Hunt, and now Erica Nockalls is about to unveil her debut solo album....and she's invited the likes of Wayne Hussey from The Mission and Jeff Walker of Carcass to play on it. Intrigued? Scratch that itch with the latest must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive as Rob Lane quizzes Erica on all of the above...and more!

Fishbone - Cardiff, Bogiez - 9th November 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Friday, 23 November 2012 03:00
AM_1We wish everyday the sun would shine here at URHQ, but of course it can't, so on those days we instead look to the music we love to bring that much needed warmth into our lives.  That's why when South Central's finest sons Fishbone come to town Nev Brooks just has to be there - every time. Fusing punk rock with soul, funk and rap Fishbone live is an experience you would have to be an idiot to miss, so click the link and find out before it's too late why this band is so very special to us.
Adam Ant and The Good, The Mad and The Lovely Posse - Cardiff, Solus - 8th November 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Thursday, 22 November 2012 03:00

antlive86Uber Rock's Rob Watkins wears white sox...and he wore them to Solus in Cardiff (flanked by uber handsomeness to ward off unwanted MILF attention) to catch Adam Ant and his Good, Mad and Lovely Posse on the legend's return to Wales for his second show in the capital in as many years. Would the show be as good(y two shoes) as his last? Would this particular uber scribe be considered by Adam at show end as friend or foe? Hit that link and find out.....

Sabaton/Eluveitie/Wisdom - Belfast, Limelight 2 - 7th November 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 03:00

Sabaton Belfast Poster thmbPlaying Belfast as part of their expansive Swedish Empire Tour, battle metallers Sabaton rolled into town mob handed with a strong Euro flavoured support cast ready for a night of fist pumping metal action. Mark Ashby was our man in the gig trenches ready for a bit of whatever the night could throw at him, but with the headliners promoting a concept album by the name of ‘Carolus Rex’, was it going to be a night of heavy metal thunder or was it just a final countdown till the bus ride home? Well click the link and all will soon be revealed

Steel Panther/Falling Red - Nottingham, Rock City - 5th November 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 03:00

steelpantherlive86Love it or hate it, the hair metal humour of Steel Panther is one joke that doesn't appear to be about to get old anytime soon. Hitting UK stages like the last two decades never happened, and with sleazy British hopefuls Falling Red in tow, Michael Starr and Co. got Uber Rock's Rob Lane cock rocking out with Fat Girls. Kinda. Hit that 'Read More' link to discover what went down in Nottingham Rock City on a night full of fireworks......

Kid Rock - 'Rebel Soul' (Atlantic Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Monday, 19 November 2012 02:30

kidrockrebelsoulReturning with his ninth studio album, 'Rebel Soul', Kid Rock took to the controls in the production booth to ensure that his trademark mashing of styles would sound exactly as he imagined. Uber Rock's very own Joe C, the Brynmawr Badass Rob Watkins, was cocky enough to get the words down to let you good people know if this new long player is good or (Bawitda)bad.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jason Reece - ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead Print E-mail
Written by Jason Reece   
Sunday, 18 November 2012 03:30

jasonreecetrail86With ...Trail Of Dead currently touring to promote their 8th album 'Lost Songs', Uber Rock recently tempted Guitarist/Singer/Drummer Jason Reece into a local haunted watering hole, filled him with Guinness and proceeded to find out what sounds shaped the rock 'n' roll world of the co-founder of the Austin, Texas based rockers. So here from Jason is an eclectic 13 tracks of classics and obscurities....

Simon Wright - Dio Disciples - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Kim Thore   
Sunday, 18 November 2012 03:00

Simon_Wright_thmbWARNING!!!! This interview features a graphic photograph of 5 muscians who really should know better wearing budgie smugglers.  Okay so now that we have your attention, this interview also contains some fasciating incite into the life of a gigging hard rock drummer as Kim Thore our Stateside uber vixen talks influences, inspiration and beach side atire (alright maybe not the last one) with Simon Wright sticksman with Dio Disciples.

Jesse Vile - Director of 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 17 November 2012 00:03

jessethumbWith the year's finest rock documentary - 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' - getting a UK release this weekend, with a DVD release to follow next month, Uber Rock has decided to honour this fantastic piece of filmmaking by dedicating an entire day to the people behind this remarkable movie. First up Mark Ashby talks to the film's director Jesse Vile: welcome to Uber Rock's JASON BECKER DAY.....

Jason Becker - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 17 November 2012 00:02

jasonbeckerthumbIt's JASON BECKER DAY here at Uber Rock, and how could we follow an interview with the director of the year's best music documentary? By conducting an amazing interview with the film's star, that's how. Uber Rock is humbled to be able to publish an interview with Jason Becker, once a guitar hero, now simply a hero. Mark Ashby asked the questions, Jason Becker answered. This is powerful stuff - click that link for our finest interview yet.....

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 17 November 2012 00:01

deadendthumbIt's Becker Day here on Uber Rock: following Mark Ashby's must-read interviews with director Jesse Vile and Jason Becker himself, Gaz E checks out 'Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet', given a limited UK theatrical release this weekend before a DVD release early next month. Click that link to discover why that disc should be your next essential purchase.....

Rainbow - 'On Stage' and 'Long Live Rock 'n' Roll' - Deluxe Editions (Universal Music) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Friday, 16 November 2012 03:00
LLRNRReleased as part of the ongoing deluxe edition campaign that Universal seem to do so well with classic rock tittles these releases by Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow come jam packed with extra and exclusive content, so we thought it would be nice for long time fan Rob Watkins to share some of his love for the Ronnie James Dio fronted era of the band as we rediscover 'On Stage' and 'Long Live Rock 'n' Roll' all over again.
Pig Destroyer - 'Book Burner' (Relapse Records) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 15 November 2012 03:00

Pig_coverapproved_small_2012Virginia's extreme metal grindfathers Pig Destroyer are back with album number five and this time around as well as delivering their usual brutal punch to the face type of music they are also ready to push your musical boundaries to their very limits as Darrel Sutton is about to explain.  Nineteen tracks in nearly 33 minutes might be verging on prog for our speed crazed scribe but he's certainly not complaining.

Biters - 'Last Of A Dying Breed' (Pipeline Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 03:00

bitersdyingbreedapproved_small_2012Uber Rock hearts Biters - we can't deny it. The new EP from Tuk and Co. was greeted at URHQ by a tsunami of emotion, the 'Last Of A Dying Breed' welcomed into our lives like the glunk rock manna from Heaven that is surely is. Uber Rock's Dom Daley, once again, explains how, if you don't like what you see here, get the Glunk out.....


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