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Gene Louis & The Brave Ones - 'Self Titled' (Perri Ink Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 23 December 2011 05:00

genelouisphysicalProlific songwriter Gene Louis had five minutes off while working on the next Bullets and Octane record so he decided to knock out another eleven tracks with his 'other' band, The Brave Ones. Available as a physical disc rather than just as a download like his recent work, this self-titled opus has Dom Daley back flipping - read on to find out why.....

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Ginger & Friends/Hawk Eyes/Exit International - Bristol, The Fleece - 13th December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 22 December 2011 05:30

gingerxmas1186It's snowing, it's Xmas, so that means one thing: Uber Rock is off to catch a show from Ginger. Gaz E finds himself in Bristol watching two of the brightest young noisebringers that the UK has to offer support a legendary artist who appears to be somewhat jaded with the live music scene. Read on for obscurities, favourites.....and headbutts.....

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Michael Monroe - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 05:00

URTV_thmbHaving featured in just about every rock writer's year-end list for either best album or best gig, Michael Monroe must be one happy fella right now regarding the plaudits his 'Sensory Overdrive' album and his all-star band have received.  Tazz Stander got the chance to catch up with the man himself and pop a whole host of questions at him ahead of his recent London gig, as UBERROCK TV brings you yet another red-hot interview exclusive.

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Andy Selway & Jules Hodgson - The Spittin' Cobras - Interview Exclusive + Win CDs and T-shirts Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 05:30
Cobras_LogoYou may be sitting there reading this intro wondering "The Spittin' Who?" But rest assured once you have read this UK interview exclusive you will be clamouring to win a CD and T-shirt. Tazz Stander picks up the chat and digs the caustic breed of garage punk that Andy Turner and Jules Hodgson peddle, as The Spittin' Cobras get ready to conquer the world in 2012.
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Matt Jones & Dhani Mansworth - The Treatment - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 05:00
Treatment_Int_ThmbAs 2011 draws to a close The Treatment can look back at a fantastic year.  Having toured with the likes of Alice Cooper and Black Stone Cherry as well as playing at all the high profile UK rock festivals, they even managed to release their debut album "TWICE!"  Singer Matt and drummer Dhani found a few minutes in their hectic lives to speak with David Whistance about their first UK headline tour, which is happening right now.
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Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' OST (Mute Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 19 December 2011 05:00

dragonOSTWith a Best Score Academy Award win for their soundtrack to 2010's 'The Social Network' Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross return, alongside director David Fincher once again, with a three hour long score released over various impressive formats. 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' is Fincher's take on a bestselling Swedish crime novel that is as dark and enthralling as they come. Gaz E listens, and listens, and listens......

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A Matter of Life and Jeff Print E-mail
Written by Jeff Arndt   
Sunday, 18 December 2011 04:45

jeff86blog1In his debut blog for Uber Rock Jeff Arndt, frontman of Minnesota horror punk 'n' rollers Mommy Sez No, tells the tale of when he got to play a song onstage with his rock 'n' roll hero....and got to play his guitar too! Read on and get down with the first in a regular series: it's a Matter of Life and Jeff.......

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Pentagram/Horisont - London, Relentless Garage - 9th December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 17 December 2011 05:30
Pentagram_LogoDoom metal pioneers Pentagram have been around in one shape or another since the early seventies, with the one constant in the band being wild man singer Bobby Liebling.  In all that time they had never managed to play a single show in the UK, that was until just a week or so ago when they finally played in North London's Garage.  Jim Rowland was at the show looking like a man possessed as the 'Day Of Reckoning' was nigh....
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The Quireboys/Red, White & Blues/Gentlemen Of Distorted Sound - Cardiff, The Globe - 6th December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 17 December 2011 05:00

spike86Not content with seeing The Quireboys tearing it up on the main stage of his favourite holiday camp, Dom Daley made his way into the big city to catch the band again while his ears were still ringing from the first time he'd seen them live that week. The Globe in Cardiff was the setting as our rock 'n' roll renegade found an unwell Spike using his perma-bandana as a hankie yet still managing to find his way around a set littered with classic tunes......

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My Ruin - 'A Southern Revelation' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Friday, 16 December 2011 05:01
MyRuinSouthernRevthmbapproved_small_2011When a band as established as My Ruin decide to give their latest album away for FREE you know the industry is looking pretty screwed up.  However when you've been fucked over by the same industry as many times as Tairrie B. Murphy and her husband Mick, you have to wonder "Do they really need the industry?" Darrel Sutton is the man with all the answers.
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Diary of 'Danger' from Wolfsbane Pt. 2 Print E-mail
Written by Steve Danger   
Friday, 16 December 2011 05:00

Steve_Danger_HRH_thmbHe's back - the man behind the 'tache. Steve Danger, riotous drummer for Brit metal overlords Wolfsbane, picks up his tour diary in Cardiff and continues his tales of terror right through to their sold out show in Birmingham's O2 Academy a few days later as the band once again set sail covering the motorways of the UK in their mission to save the rock 'n' roll world.

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Anders Jakobsen - Nasum - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 15 December 2011 05:00
Grind_Finale_thmbAs 2011 draws to an exciting conclusion, Darrel Sutton is all about one event in 2012, and no it doesn't involve a royal living another year or some overrated school sports day occurring in N.E. London. Nah he's buzzing with the prospect of Nasum reforming to celebrate their 20th anniversary albeit of course without their sadly deceased frontman Mieszko Talarczyk. So who better than the band's drummer Anders Jakobsen to fill our anxious scribe in on what to expect?
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Uriah Heep/Snakecharmer - London, Shepherds Bush Empire - 8th December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 15 December 2011 04:45
Heep_thmbWinding down their never ending 'Into The Wild' tour back in dear old Blighty Uriah Heep brought their highly anticipated live show to London's Shepherds Bush Empire recently just in time for an early Xmas party for Uber Rock's London contingent as Jim Rowland donned his patched denim jacket for a night of classic rock magic.
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Def Leppard/Motley Crue - Birmingham, LG Arena - 6th December 2012 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 05:30

vince86Motley Crue making a rare visit to UK shores and teaming up with Def Leppard in the process for a series of sixx co-headlining shows meant it was a case of Christmas come early for many, and with both bands going head to head playing 90 minutes a piece it was all set to be a true clash of the titans. Matt Phelps went along to check out the opening night of this juggernaut sized tour to find out if these Eighties veterans could still cut it in 2011, but more importantly party like it was 1989.

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The Howling - Bristol, O2 Academy - 5th December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 04:45
Howlling_2_group_thmbLondon techno punks The Howling are creating quite a buzz for themselves at the moment, so much so that amongst others they recently played a few shows with UK prog rock legends Uriah Heep.  This was something Johnny H just had to witness, but would it live up to the potential powder keg of a gig he was expecting?  Read on to find out.
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Ghost - Southampton Guildhall - 1st December 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 05:00
ghost_thmbWhen you fall in love with a band, if you're like us, you'll pretty much do anything to get to see them live, even if it means travelling a good few hundred miles or seeing them supporting other bands you really have no interest in. Jim Rowland manages to do both in his quest to finally witness Swedish doom metallers Ghost live, and in all the excitement manages to be a few months out when picking one of his albums of the year.
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