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Buckcherry - 'The Best Of' (Eleven Seven Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 02:50

bestofbuckcherryBuckcherry are about to set off on a co-headline tour of Europe with Hardcore Superstar and, guess what, they are releasing a new 'Best Of' to tie in with the trek. Uber Rock's Gaz E checked out the dozen tracks from the band's back catalogue and tried to justify buying a compilation with zero in the way of bonus material.....

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The Godfathers - ‘The Godfathers’ (The Orange Album) Deluxe Edition’ (Godfathers Recording) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 03:00

Godfathers OrangeTwenty years after it was first released via German indie label IRS The Godfathers’ long out of print self-titled fourth studio album finally gets a reissue later this month. Expanded to a 2 CD set and with a remastered sound to boot, Johnny H steps back in time once more, but this time for an album he actually hasn’t head before as he discovers ‘The Orange Album’.

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Paradise Lost - ‘Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities)’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 14 October 2013 03:00

tragic-illusion-25-vinylNow into their 25th year together as a band, seminal UK doom metal outfit Paradise Lost are later this month to embark on a European wide tor to mark the occasion. There’s also a companion compilation release due from the band entitled ‘Tragic Illusion 25 (The Rarities)’ bringing together 14 tracks, some new, some old and reworked, and some rare tunes to make a package every fan will want to own. Or will they? As Johnny H explains….

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The Pat McManus Band - 'Dark Emerald Highway' (Rock House Music) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 14 October 2013 02:50

Pat McManus Band - Dark Emerald Highway ArtworkWe know how you good people love an Uber Rock exclusive, and we know how much Mark Ashby loves Pat McManus, so what else could we do but offer up the first review of the brand new album from The Pat Mcmanus Band? Hit that Read More link to find out if the 'Dark Emerald Highway' will take you all the way to Greatalbumsville.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Virginmarys Print E-mail
Written by The Virginmarys   
Sunday, 13 October 2013 03:00

virginmix86The hard touring Virginmarys released their stonking debut album, 'King Of Conflict', back in March to rave reviews, and have been hard at work since touring Europe and the States. Following the rounds of festivals this Summer Uber Rock caught up with the Macclesfield trio backstage at Bingley Music Live and gave the guys the following task...choose 4 tracks each and one joint track to best describe their ultimate Mixtape, would they rise to the challenge at such short notice? Read on for the details.

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Monster Magnet - 'Last Patrol' (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Kim Thore   
Saturday, 12 October 2013 03:00

MMlastpatrolcover300Monster Magnet return with 'Last Patrol', the band's tenth studio album that, according to mainman Dave Wyndorf, is a return to the band's roots, in terms of both vibe and recording style. URHQ's US uber vixen Kim Thore returns too, preceding her upcoming interview with Wyndorf with her thoughts on the new record.....

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Testament - ‘Dark Roots Of Thrash’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Friday, 11 October 2013 03:00

TestamentOver a quarter of a century since he first saw Bay Area thrash titans Testament slay the Hammersmith Odeon Jim Rowland once again puts on his denim cut off and white bumper boots for a trip into the pit with Chuck Billy and crew. ‘Dark Roots Of Thrash’ is the band’s latest multi format live offering and this is what our man with the backwards baseball cap on has to say about it.

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Ted Nugent - ‘Ultralive Ballisticrock’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 10 October 2013 03:00

Ted Nugent - Ultralive Ballisticrock CoverHow much more Nuge can you squeeze into a 2CD and DVD package that what we have here with ‘Ultralive Ballisticrock’? The answer? Well we’ll leave Uber Rock’s very own motor city madman Mark Ashby reveal that, as he goes balls deep into this the latest double live package from the veteran US guitarist and vocalist. Ted Nugent might be an outspoken individual the days but has that also stopped him from rocking it up with the best of ‘em? Click the link and you will soon find out.

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Death Pedals/Denim Snakes/The Sick Livers/The Lash - Newport, Le Pub - 28th September 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 03:00

Diverse ThmbDiverse Music in Newport is 25 this year. So to celebrate them reaching their quarter century milestone of vinyl selling Matt, Paul, Mark and Vaughan put on 3 nights of live music just to say thank you to those who have stuck around. Picking up the live action at the second night was Uber Rock’s Johnny H a man who can remember a time when he was considered the enemy by the Diverse gang, largely because he worked for Our Price. Let’s hope it doesn’t kick off then as our man goes native.

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Romeo's Daughter/Dante Fox - Crumlin, The Patriot - 27th September 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 03:00

romeolive86Romeo's Daughter, rumoured to have split up after having to follow support act The Wild Family at a Borderline gig many moons ago, are back and touring 'The Rapture UK Tour 2013', a full-on female-fronted affair with Dante Fox along for the ride as special guests. Uber Rock's Rob Watkins went to the opening night at The Patriot in search of new...umm...research material.....

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Sabaton - ‘Swedish Empire Live’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 07 October 2013 03:00

Sabaton - Swedish Empire Live ArtworkReleased across a plethora of multimedia formats including DVD and Blu-ray, as well as CD and digital download, ‘Swedish Empire Live’ is based around a performance by battle metallers Sabaton at the Polish Woodstock festival in 2012 where they played in front of more than 600,000 enthusiastic fans. Mark Ashby picks up the audio only version of said album and enjoys it all on his lonesome, in the company of a few cold ones. Click the link to find out what happens next...

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dUg Pinnick - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 06 October 2013 03:00

duginterview86What exactly does King's X frontman dUg Pinnick get up to when his band are on hiatus? He makes music that's what! A man with more side projects going on than you would think possible to keep control of, dUg shows that music is his life and soul. Want to find out his thoughts on his past, the present and what the immediate future holds for the man and when we may expect King's X to make a return? Then read on for the exclusive insight.....

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Running Wild - ‘Resilient’ (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 05 October 2013 03:00

Running Wild -ResilientAs any avid ready of Uber Rock will know, we love to get a bit pirate every now and again, so when a new Running Wild album arrives at URHQ it’s something akin to a national holiday, albeit one involving eye patches, striped tops, and a Jolly Roger. Mark Ashby picks up the story behind ‘Resilient’ the 15th album from German pirate metal pioneers and thinks he might just have found the true definition of term ‘real metal’.

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Def Leppard - ‘Viva! Hysteria’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 04 October 2013 03:00

Def Leppard CDAlmost three decades on from losing his Def Leppard live cherry Uber Rock’s Johnny H joined many others in a field somewhere in France this summer to celebrate the band’s most successful album in a show called ‘Viva! Hysteria’. Before this summer festival run the same show had played eleven nights in Vegas to sold out audiences, which this new live album documents in minutia. Join H Bombz as he takes a step back in time and in the process gets hot, sticky sweet, from his head to his feet.

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The Creepshow - 'Life After Death' (People Like You Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 03 October 2013 03:00

thecreepshowlifeafterdeathcoverDropping a bombshell, literally, when vocalist Sarah Blackwood left the band last year The Creepshow wasted little time, regrouping with a new frontwoman, Kenda Legaspi, and recording the band's fourth album, 'Life After Death'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checks out the album, happily finding that things, attitude-wise at least, have changed little for this uber cool Canadian outfit.

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Peter And The Test Tube Babies/This System Kills - Porth, The Factory - 20th September 2013 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 03:20

PTTB thmbPorth is a tough town in the Rhondda valley that is also home to a fair few decent music venues. Tonight it is the turn of The Factory to welcome punk rock stalwarts Peter And The Test Tube Babies to the hillside, in the hopes of a night to be pissed (or maybe not) and proud about. Darrel Sutton was our man on the This System Kills tour bus looking not to be banned from the pubs, or wind up in intensive care. How did he get on? Find out right here.

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