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Neal Morse - Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic, Flying Colors, The Neal Morse Band - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Michael Anthony   
Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:20

NMB thmbEarlier this week progressive rock workaholic Neal Morse released his latest studio record ‘The Grand Experiment’ via InsideOut Music, which duly got a rave review from Uber Rock’s Michael Anthony. Here our man catches up with the man behind such fantastic bands as Spock’s Beard, Transatlantic and Flying Colors to find out why his very latest album might just be his best yet.

The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 57 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 21 February 2015 03:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 57 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was little different to the other 56 shows from the website to excite - cool music was played, cool music was talked about, things went wrong, the things that went wrong were laughed at, somebody swore when they weren't supposed to.... you get the picture.....

VCPS - 'VCPS' (Dangerous Rock Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 20 February 2015 03:00

VCPSST300approved small 2013Swedish glunk rockers Vietcong Pornsürfers trimmed their bandname to VCPS for last year's 'All Over The Internet' single and, as Uber Rock's Gaz E discovered, the changes don't stop there as the band's new six-track album offers a much more serious sound. Happily, it still rocks, rolls, and thrills.....

Sick Of It All/Pay No Respect/No Warning Shot - Bristol, Fleece - 8th February 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 19 February 2015 03:00

SOIA thmbIt was the last night on the UK leg of Sick Of It All’s Last Act Of Defiance tour and Uber Rock’s Johnny H was on the verge of becoming 48 years of age. What would our man do? Sit in the house and watch Top Gear like most saddos his age would do, or get in the mix with the Bristol faithful and celebrate his big day watching one of the best NYHC bands ever to walk the planet? Hit the link to join the party.

Black Star Riders - ‘The Killer Instinct’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 03:00

BSR‘The Killer Instinct’, album number two from Black Star Riders has Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill declaring it to be “the best rock album that you’ll hear all year”. So is our man being a little forward in this bold statement or are the boys really back in town with their Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters/Rush) produced sophomore release? Hit the link and you’ll soon find out.

Toto - ’XIV’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 03:00

TotoMarch 2015 will see the release of ‘XIV’ the first all new studio album from melodic rock godfathers Toto in over a decade. Long-time fan of the band Russ P was lucky enough to get an exclusive preview of this eleven tracker and ‘Hold The Line’ Uber Rockers, coz here comes his review.

Mark Lanegan Band - ‘A Thousand Miles Of Midnight - Phantom Radio Remixes’ (Heavenly Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 16 February 2015 03:00

Lanegan RemixAt the tail end of 2014 Mark Lanegan released one of his most critically acclaimed albums to date in the shape of ‘Phantom Radio’. With the release of ‘A Thousand Miles Of Midnight - Phantom Radio Remixes’ he allows fourteen of those tracks to be remixed and reimaged to give the original album a whole new perspective. Uber Rock’s Johnny H poses the question “is it too much fucking perspective though?” Hit the link to find out the answer…..

Jon E. Love - Jon E. Love & The Haters - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 04:00

JonefingerthmbThis year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Love Hate’s explosive debut album ‘Blackout In The Red Room’, and Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill thought it was about time he caught up with the band’s erstwhile guitarist Jon E. Love to find out not only the story behind the seminal record but also how the six stringer himself will be celebrating the album’s very special birthday.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Marc Valentine - Last Great Dreamers Print E-mail
Written by Marc Valentine   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:30

marcvinylLast Great Dreamers will release their new single, 'Supernature Natural', at a special launch show at The Cellar in Oxford on February 28th. With uncanny timing, Uber Rock forced the band's frontman Marc Valentine into a corner and wouldn't let him out until he'd given us his ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

Danny Rexon - Crazy Lixx - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:00

Danny Rexon 01In just a few weeks Swedish melodic rockers Crazy Lixx will be taking to the AOR stage at the inaugural HRH United festival Hafan y Mor Holiday Park in Pwllheli to deliver a blistering set chock full of modern day arena rock anthems. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with frontman Danny Rexon to uncover the story behind the band’s excellent fourth album and what fans can expect to see and hear at their sole UK show.

Tyla J Pallas - ‘Best Of The Nineties & The Naughties 1994-2014’ (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 14 February 2015 03:00

TylaHere’s a challenge for you, try picking thirty songs by Tyla J Pallas to make the definitive 2 disc compilation set of his very best work from 1994 to the present day. It’s not easy that’s for sure, something Uber Rock’s Dom Daley soon found out as he cracked open his copy of ‘Best Of The Nineties & The Naughties 1994-2014’ and started reflecting on the singer/songwriter’s most creative and active period to date. Hit the link to join the Double D and Mr TJP living in musical harmony.

Queen + Adam Lambert - Vienna, Wiener Stadthalle - 1st February 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Attila Timár   
Friday, 13 February 2015 04:00

Qand AL thmbWith Queen + Adam Lambert doing some fantastic business worldwide right now we just had to find out why fans of the original band have taken this combination to their hearts, so we asked Attila Timár to come out of his enforced reviewing exile to cast an eye over proceedings just for Uber Rock, as we head off to Vienna for this one, and the Wiener (cue much Beavis and Butthead laughter) Stadthalle....

Jesse Malin - 'New York Before The War' (One Little Indian Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 12 February 2015 03:00

jm-nybtwcoverIt's been five years between albums for former D Generation frontman Jesse Malin but now, with the PledgeMusic crowd-funded 'New York Before The War', he's back in the long player groove. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks it out and, by the end of it, thinks it's a masterpiece. Read on to find out why.....

Toby Jepson & Dave Kemp - Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club - 31st January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 03:00

Toby thmbOn a cold and snowy Saturday night in Northern Ireland there was only one place you would ever find Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby, and that is at the Diamond Rock Club. This time around he was there to catch Toby Jepson & Dave Kemp playing an intimate acoustic show, what our man could never have expected though was just how special a night it would turn out to be. Hit the link to find out why.

UK Subs - 'Yellow Leader' (Captain Oi! Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 03:00

UK SUBS - YELLOW LEADER-AHOY HBCD317It's letter 'Y' time as the UK Subs continue to name every new album in alphabetical order. Uber Rock's Dom Daley asks "Y Not?" as 'Yellow Leader' once again shows everyone that this band aren't ready to simply go through the punk rock motions just yet. Hit the read More link to find out why our man thinks this is an early contender for album of the year.....

Thunder - ‘Wonder Days’ (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Monday, 09 February 2015 03:00

Thunder Wonder DaysWhen you look back at what British rock institution Thunder have achieved in their quarter of a century together it really is quite staggering, 18 Top 40 singles in the UK and a string of gold and platinum albums around the world, and next month they play their biggest headline shows in the UK since their early nineties glory days set the scene perfectly for the release of their tenth studio album, called ..err ‘Wonder Days’. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince reviews this one so read on to find out more…..


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