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Brian Fallon - ‘Painkillers’ (Island Records) Print E-mail
Written by Phil Cooper   
Friday, 11 March 2016 03:20

Brian FallonAlso in the shops today is ‘Painkillers’, the debut solo record from Brian Fallon; you know that bloke who sounds a lot like Bruce Springsteen and fronts The Gaslight Anthem and sometimes The Horrible Crowes. Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper loves all of the aforementioned bands but will he also love ‘Painkillers’? Hit the lipstick red link to find out….

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Killswitch Engage - ‘Incarnate’ (Roadrunner Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Friday, 11 March 2016 03:00

KSE incarnateapproved small 2013‘Incarnate’ is the seventh studio album release from US metalcore outfit Killswitch Engage and it's out in the shops today. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins got the chance to get a sneaky pre-release listen a few days back and now he’s proclaiming it to be “a masterpiece”. Hit the link to find out why.

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The Last Vegas - 'Eat Me' (AFM Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 10 March 2016 03:00

lastvegaseatme500Chicago rock 'n' rollers The Last Vegas return with a new album, 'Eat Me', that promises full-tilt boogie rock, droney Zeppelin-esque riffs, and alt. psychedelic acoustic ballads. Uber Rock's Ross Welford did his best to get to the bottom of that majestic mash-up.....

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CJ Wildheart / VH-YES / Flowerpot - Bristol, Thekla - 25th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 03:00

CJ86liveUndertaking a rare solo UK tour in support of fantastic new album, 'Robot', CJ Wildheart found himself on a boat with Chris Catalyst at his side and a handful of Uber Rockers stage front waiting on a promised return for some choice Honeycrack tunes. Gaz Tidey was not sitting at home.....

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Deathtime Assembly - London, The Pipeline - 19th & 20th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton & Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 03:00

Bloodlights thmbTwo days, ten bands, one unmissable nambling time, Deathtime Assembly was billed as the UK’s biggest and baddest Turbojugend event, and with quality bands like Bloodlights and The Parkinsons headlining the two days we were not about to argue. Locked down in London town for this one were Uber Rock’s Darrel Sutton and Dom Daley.

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Pizzatramp - 'Late Night At Nettys' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 07 March 2016 04:00

pizzatrampnettys300approved small 2013Recorded with Dub War's Jeff Rose at the controls, the new EP from Pizzatramp sounds as massive and mental as anyone who's ever seen the Caldicot crazies live ever could have hoped. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey discovers that Lloyd Grossman is gonna piss through your letterbox.....

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The Senton Bombs - ‘Mass Vendetta’ (7Hard Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Monday, 07 March 2016 03:00

Senton Bombsapproved small 2013Hey cool kids! It’s Monday morning and Uber Rock’s Ross Welford wants to make your day all the sweeter by introducing you to the delights of ‘Mass Vendetta’, the all new album from UK sleaze rockers The Senton Bombs. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to discover the band Guns N’ Roses can only dream of sounding half as good as in 2016. And before you ask, no, we are not joking when we say that!

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The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): March Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Sunday, 06 March 2016 04:00

derek86Derek Philpott, the former proofer whose 'Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes' was the funniest book released in 2015, returns for the third instalment of his exclusive Uber Rock monthly column, The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased). This month Derek asks "Which Is Witch in heavy metal music?"

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Biff Byford - Saxon - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 05 March 2016 03:30

biffint86Later this month Saxon will release the 'Eagles And Dragons' boxset containing vinyl copies of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps caught up with the band's frontman, the legendary Biff Byford, to get the lowdown on the new box and more, including when we can expect more live UK shows from Saxon.....

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Great Moments In Punk History: March Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Begnal   
Saturday, 05 March 2016 03:00

BegnalPunk86Chesty Malone and the Slice 'em Ups guitar mangler Anthony Allen Begnal returned to the hallowed pages of Uber Rock at the turn of the year with a new monthly feature, Great Moments In Punk History! Anthony has paintings hanging in the LA Punk Museum, and his Punk History series is truly something to behold. January saw Wendy O. Williams (Work That Muscle) F*ck That Booty, while February saw Sid Vicious in a compromising position - what will March bring?

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Status Quo - 'On The Level', 'If You Can't Stand The Heat' & 'Whatever You Want' Deluxe Editions (UMC/Mercury Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 04 March 2016 03:00

quo1Saddened by the news that this year will see Status Quo undertake their final full-on electric tour? Ease the pain with the latest three-album back catalogue batch of deluxe expanded reissues from the band, littered with previously unreleased bonus material. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey is living on an island.....

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Thunder / Terrorvision - Bristol, Colston Hall - 16th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Jonathon Kardasz   
Thursday, 03 March 2016 03:00

thunderlive86Thunder have just been confirmed for both the Steelhouse Festival and Ramblin' Man Fair, so what better time to discover just what they had to offer on their recent UK jaunt with Terrorvision in tow? Uber Rock's Jonathon Kardasz can dad-dance with the best of 'em....

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Bowling For Soup / The Dollyrots / Lacey / MC Lars - Southampton, O2 Guildhall - 13th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Phil Cooper   
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 03:00

Bowling For Soup 2016 Tour thmbBack in 2013 pop punk giants Bowling For Soup declared they would be quitting touring outside of the US, in the process breaking many UK fans’ hearts. But fast forward to 2016 and what’s this? A full UK tour by…wait for it…Bowling For Soup!!! Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper wasn’t about to miss this and here he checks in from the Southampton date of the How About Another Round Tour. Hit the link to read on…..

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Heavy Metal Kids - Tavistock, The Wharf - 13th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 03:00

HMKidslive86"I was only listening to U.D.O.," Uber Rock's Matt Phelps told the authorities when they turned up at his leafy cul-de-sac after reports of a man acting in a suspicious nature pointed in his air-guitaring direction. After being evacuated our man found himself at a loose end, so headed off to The Wharf in Tavistock to see some like-minded individuals - Heavy Metal Kids!

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Heck - 'Instructions' (Npag Industries) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Monday, 29 February 2016 03:00

heckalbum300approved small 2013Who would've thought that red tape, rather than fiery red missiles would bring down Godzilla, even a Baby one? Forced into a name change, Baby Godzilla became Heck and, finally, unleash their debut album, 'Instructions', in a matter of weeks. Uber Rock's Rich Hobson loves it. Here's why.....

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Ryan Hamilton - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Sunday, 28 February 2016 04:00

Ryan H 2In just a next few days’ time US power pop sensation Ryan Hamilton will kick off a UK tour in support of his Uber Approved 'Hell Of A Day' album. To find out what lies ahead for you lucky ticket holders out there we asked Dave Prince to compile some searching questions for his favourite fanny pack lovin' humdinger of a musician…and this folks…is what happened next.

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