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Bowling For Soup/Patent Pending - Cardiff, University, The Great Hall - 20th October 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Friday, 01 November 2013 03:00

BFSlive86cardiffThis was going to be a tear-jerker, no doubt about it. Uber Rock sent Dave Prince to Cardiff University to say goodbye to Bowling For Soup, the much-loved band hitting Wales as part of their farewell tour of the UK. But wait, dry those weeping eyes, for the Prince has news that will bring joy to many......

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Superhorrorfuck - 'Death Becomes Us' (logic (il) logic) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 04:00

superhorrorfuckdeathalbumItalian shock rockers Superhorrorfuck return with a new band line-up and a new full-length album, 'Death Becomes Us'. Uber Rock's Gaz E stops dunking for apples long enough to wrap his icy fingers around his quill to pen this latest document of the dead.....

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H13: Tom Croxton - Impaler Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 03:30

H13thumb2013Bill Lindsey, frontman of Minnesota horror metal legends Impaler, writes a monthly column for Uber Rock and was a bloody victim of our 13 Days of Halloween a few years ago so, to celebrate the band's '30 Halloweens' US tour, we grabbed drummer Tom Croxton to answer the 13 horror-related questions.....

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Peter Coyne, Chris Coyne & Del Bartle - The Godfathers - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 03:00

Godfathers thmbThis evening at Nottingham’s legendary Rock City venue The Godfathers kick off their latest eight date jaunt across our fair isle promoting not only their latest studio record but also the deluxe edition reissue of their long out of print ‘Self Titled’ album originally released back in 1993. Johnny H caught up with band in the run up to the tour to talk about life on the road, being their own label bosses and ummm his maybe less than complementary review of their last album. Will they find it in their hearts to forgive him, or will he end up waking up next to a horse’s head? Read on and all will be revealed.

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The Cult - Cardiff, University, The Great Hall - 18th October 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 03:00

Cult ThmbLove it or hate it, you simply cannot deny that The Cult’s third studio album ‘Electric’ was a hugely successful record commercially, acting as a spring board for the band into live arenas worldwide. Ian Bell was lucky enough to see the band on the original Electric tour back in 1987, and now in 2013 with the band once again returning to celebrate the album in full he digs out his old tasselled jacket and cowboy boots to attend the opening night of the Electric13 tour. So strap yourselves in for a night to remember.

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H13: Dirge, Draggle, Mr. Crowe & Boom Chic Chic - Cadaver Club Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 02:00

H13thumb2013Cadaver Club features Dirge and Draggle, the brothers Filth, on guitar and drums respectively, the exotic Boom Chic Chic on bass and the mysterious Mr. Crowe on vocals. Their debut album, 'A Fate Worse Than Life', is released on October 31st so the band members were perfect victims for Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween.....

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Deep Purple - London, Roundhouse - 16th October 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 03:00

DP thmb28 years on from their triumphant return to the UK live stage, Deep Purple are now a radically different band to the one that many Uber Rockers first witnessed. Long gone is the man in black, Ritchie Blackmore, and more recently under more tragic circumstances the band also lost the legendary Jon Lord. But with a new album in the shops and this tour to promote it, Jim Rowland asks ‘Now What?!’

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H13: Tor Abyss - Lucifer Star Machine Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 02:00

H13thumb2013Day 11 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween and Tor Abyss, frontman of Lucifer Star Machine, is next on the chopping list. If you think the band's new album, 'Rock 'n' Roll Martyrs', is brutal, then you're never gonna make it through the following 13 questions. Science created them, now Tor Abyss must destroy them.....

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Bad Religion - 'Christmas Songs' (Epitaph Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 28 October 2013 03:00

badreligionchristmassongscoverBad Religion, lauded punk rock band with its infamous "crossbuster" logo, releasing an album called 'Christmas Songs', featuring reworkings of eight traditional seasonal hymns? That's gonna leave a mark, right? Uber Rock's Gaz E ponders whether this long player is a cracker or an unwanted gift.....

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H13: Kraven Morrdeth - Evil Scarecrow Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 28 October 2013 02:00

H13thumb2013We're into the horrific home straight, All Hallow's Eve will soon be upon us. But first, the tenth victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, Kraven Morrdeth, bass player with heavy metal infidels Evil Scarecrow. Forget the Dark Night of the Scarecrow, this is a terror beyond your worst nightmare.....

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Nightmare Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Rob Lane - Straight To Video Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Sunday, 27 October 2013 04:00

laneymixhalloween86We wanted a special mixtape to run with our Halloween-themed features this weekend so we asked Rob Lane to forget about the 13 other bands he's in and get his Straight To Video head on. STV, if you don't already know, have produced the EP of the year, so who better than the movie soundtrack-obsessed svengali behind the project could pick a mixtape full of songs from horror movies? That's right, nobody!

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Vintage Concert Bill: Ozzy Osbourne - 'Diary Of A Madman' tour - January 1982‏ Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 27 October 2013 03:00

ozz2Although busy for the entire month of October with Impaler's 30 Halloweens tour, Bill Lindsey couldn't leave the loyal (and royally jealous!) fans of his Vintage Concert Bill feature to go hungry. No, the frontman of the legendary shock rockers turned this month's article in early, after promising an insane retro account to fit in with Uber Rock's spooky theme. Ozzy, on the Madman tour, two months before Randy Rhoads died? Bill, you're spoiling us.....

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H13: Mickey E.Vil - The Mugshots Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 27 October 2013 02:00

H13thumb2013With a bandname inspired by an Alice Cooper album, Italian dark rockers The Mugshots only went and nabbed the Coop's famed producer Dick Wagner to arrange, co-write, and play guitar on their latest EP. The band's frontman Mickey E.Vil becomes the latest victim of Uber Rock's horrific 13 Days of Halloween....

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Dregen - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 26 October 2013 04:00

Dregen LeapWhen Dregen released his debut solo record just a few weeks back he surprised a hell of a lot of people with the record’s diverse sound and pop sensibilities, not least Uber Rock’s long time Backyard Babies nut Johnny H. So who better to chat with the glunk guitar god regarding what helped make this album quite what it is, than our man with Dregen art hanging from his living room wall. Oh and while your about it want to know what’s up with Backyard Babies? Read on to find out all the answers.

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Brijitte West - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 26 October 2013 03:00

brijittemixthumbThe re-release of San Dusky's 'The Americana Dream' gave Uber Rock the excuse (like we ever needed one!) to catch up with the leading lady of glunk rock, Brijitte West. Gaz E caught up with Brijitte to find out all about that EP reissue, and couldn't help asking about her about NY Loose, the Desperate Hopefuls record and more. Well, you'd be disappointed if he didn't, right?!

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H13: Dai Joseph - The Sick Livers Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 26 October 2013 02:00

H13thumb2013Glunk rock ne'er-do-wells The Sick Livers are teaming up with Uber Rock to release their 'Motors, Women, Drugs, Booze & Killing' album on vinyl later this year, and if that's not horrible enough, how about the band's bass player, Dai Joseph, their very own Melvin Junko, becoming the latest victim of our 13 Days of Halloween? Read on...at your own risk.....

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