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Ginger - HRH V Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 05:00

gingerhrh86Just a few short hours before Ginger was due to take to the stage at last month's Hard Rock Hell V festival Dom Daley cornered the man himself in a swanky holiday camp chalet to ask him everything from his new triple album project to the future of The Wildhearts, taking in the problematic Singles Club and his departure from Michael Monroe's band along the way. Click that link for an interview that, strangely, our intrepid reporter managed to find all his own questions for.......

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Hate Gallery - 'Viva La Resistance' (North & South Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 02 January 2012 05:30

viva_la_resistance-14400724-frntlapproved_small_2011In the first week of the new year is it too early to lay claim to a potential winner of the 2012 album of the year? Not a chance if that album is the highly-anticipated second full release from Hate Gallery. 'Viva La Resistance' wraps a chilling vision of the state of the modern world around essential rock 'n' roll and, as Gaz E found out, will struggle to be beaten by any record over the next twelve months....

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Michael Monroe & Dregen - HRH V Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 01 January 2012 05:00

monroehrh86'Sensory Overdrive' ran away (or should that be 'climbed the lighting rig') with the Uber Rock Album Of The Year award that we announced yesterday, so what better time to let you read Dom Daley's exclusive interview with Michael Monroe and his band's newest member, Dregen, than right now?! Click that link to discover how the Backyard Babies guitarist has fitted in to the band, about the plans for the next album and all sorts of other cool shit about everyone from Ginger to Lemmy.

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The Secret Diary of a Troublemaker Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 01 January 2012 05:00

vtblog86One look at both the Uber Rock albums and gigs of the year lists should have told you just how much of an impact the incredible Vintage Trouble had on select members of the UR Massive in 2011. Ben Hughes was one of our obsessive compulsive writers risking VT-OD in a quest for gig list vindication and the sweet, sweet sound of rock 'n' roll. Did he find either at any of the eight Vintage Trouble shows that he attended in 2011? Read on as he ushers in the New Year with an exclusive look into his top secret gig diary.....

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Uber Rock's Albums Of The Year 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 31 December 2011 05:00

listthumbIt's New Year's Eve so, unlike those other stupid publications who run their yearly lists in November, what better time for the coolest music website ever fucking created to publish its list of the best albums of 2011? Read on as the hit squad of UR writers list their favourite albums of the year, resulting in the collective Uber Rock Top 20 Albums Of 2011 list. Is your favourite album in there? Your favourite band? Only one way to find out.......

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Uber Rock's Gigs Of The Year 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 24 December 2011 05:30

listthumbCool Yule to you and yours, humble Uber Rocker! As we recharge the batteries in readiness to make 2012 our own we have a couple of special lists to keep you badass mofos going until New Year's Day. Our mammoth Album Of The Year list is online on December 31st, until then marvel at the awesome bands that the crack team of Uber Rock writers were lucky enough to see live in 2011 as we unveil Uber Rock's Gigs Of The Year.

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GIG GIGGLES by Zoot : Episode 11 Print E-mail
Written by Paul 'Zoot' Williams   
Saturday, 24 December 2011 05:00

Here it izootxmas86s, Uber Rock's twisted Xmas present to all our faithful readers! Episode 10 of the legendary Zoot's Gig Giggles column saw our anti-hero turning down a fat girl and engaging another troubled gentleman in a spewing competition. Episode 11 picks up the story as a gig by Wolfsbane became filled with more shitheads (and feet) than usual.....

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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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