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Fucked Up/Cerebral Ballzy - London, Scala - 18th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 03:00

fuckedupgig1486I should Koko....and so should have Fucked Up, if the London show of the band's brief four-date UK tour in support of new album, 'Glass Boys', hadn't been moved from the venue of the same name to the Scala. Uber Rock's Darrel Sutton wasn't about to be caught out, though. Hit Read More for the Fucked Up facts.....

Download Festival - Donington Park - 14th & 15th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 03:00

TFSDL1486Eamon O'Neill might be the newest kid on the Uber Rock block but that doesn't mean that he hasn't got it (the right stuff) when it comes to hangin' tough at the UK's biggest festivals. Hit Read More for his verdict on some of the more noteworthy bands at this year's Download Festival.....

Cyanide Pills - 'Live 'n' Nasty In Frankfurt' (Damaged Goods) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 30 June 2014 03:00

cyanide pillsJohnny Thunders Lived In Leeds? Well, if anyone can confirm this rumour it'll be Yorkshire glunk rockers Cyanide Pills. Uber Rock's Dom Daley can't pop enough of these Pills, jonesing for new material from the band. 'Live 'n' Nasty In Frankfurt' certainly hits his G-spot...that's 'G' for 'Glunk', of course.....

Casino Steel - The Boys - Uber Rock Interview‏ Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 29 June 2014 03:00

casinoint86The Boys released 'Punk Rock Menopause', the band's first studio album in over three decades, earlier this month and, after a glowing album review and a World Exclusive music video premiere, we wondered how Uber Rock could follow it up? Then we decided to get our very own yob, Dom Daley, to grab a rare chat with Casino Steel. Another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive? Have we ever let you down?

The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 41 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014With Johnny H away on holiday, there were big mittens left to fill at BRfm's lavish studios when Wednesday, 7pm rolled around. Luckily Gaz and Watkins called in a lot of favours and secured the services of a bona fide Welsh rock 'n' roll icon to sit in as a guest for Episode 41 of The Uber Rock Radio Show, bringing with him with a couple of songs itching for exclusive first plays.....

Vintage Concert Bill: Scorpions, Iron Maiden & Girlschool - July 30th, 1982‏ Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:30

scorpsbill86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary PMRC-troubling shock rockers Impaler, returns with the June instalment of his classic Vintage Concert Bill feature, this time checking out a triple header of the Scorpions promoting the 'Blackout' album, Iron Maiden with new singer Bruce at the helm, and Girlschool on their first full American tour. How cool is that?! Hit Read More for classic retro rock action!

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Super Duper Alice Cooper Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:00

deadend86Super Duper Alice Cooper, the excellent new 'doc opera' focusing on the fall and rise of the artist formerly known as Vincent Furnier, floored the loyal attendees of Uber Rock's first Dead End Drive-In cinema night and Dom Daley was so impressed that he went straight out and ordered the Deluxe Edition featuring four discs housed in a hardback book. Hit Read More and get luxurious.....

Chuck Norris Experiment/The Hip Priests/Role Models/Trigger McPoopshute - London, The Pipeline - 13th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 27 June 2014 03:00

CNElondon86Uber-approved Gothernburg glunkers Chuck Norris Experiment finally made their UK debut, and Uber Rock's Dom Daley was at the first of just two shows on these shores. With support from The Hip Priests, Role Models and Trigger McPoopshute this was sure to be one memorable big city night.....

People On Vacation - ‘The Chronicles Of Tim Powers’ (Que-So Records/Brando Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Thursday, 26 June 2014 03:00

POV ChroniclesBowling For Soup’s Jaret Reddick and Smile Smile's Ryan Hamilton return with an all new People On Vacation record that thanks to PledgeMusic puts the band’s fans at the very heart of the record. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince has his finger on the pop/punk pulse as always as he presides over ‘The Chronicles Of Tim Powers’, perhaps the best album of its genre so far in 2014. Hit the link and discover why.

The Urban Voodoo Machine/The Future Shape Of Sound/The Montgomerys - Grillstock, Bristol, Lloyds Amphitheatre - 8th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 03:00

UVM 4Promising “Meat, Music and Mayhem” Uber Rock’s Nev Brooks was in seventh heaven at the prospect of attending this year’s Grillstock festival in Bristol’s swanky harbour side area. Throw in The Urban Voodoo Machine, a chilli jam that will have his ring stinging for days to come plus the inevitable appearance of good old British festival weather and we have the perfect recipe for an afternoon to remember. So click the link and find out what happened next.

CJ Wildheart - Leeds, The Fox & Newt - 7th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 04:00

CJpledgegig86Uber Rock loves 'Mable', the new album from CJ Wildheart, and nobody more than Ben Hughes, who Pledged, not only for the album (and hot sauce!) but also to be one of the lucky mofos in attendance at the most intimate of gigs. With Chris Catalyst, Willie Dowling and Jon Poole along for the ride, this was one night our man was not going to forget in a hurry.....

Prima Donna - 'Vinyl Cuts & Other Pieces' (Valspeak Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 23 June 2014 03:00

VinylCutsPDcoverapproved small 2013A new album from World Champion, uber-approved glunk 'n' rollers Prima Donna? Not quite. 'Vinyl Cuts & Other Pieces' collects eleven songs from the Prima Donna back catalogue that have only appeared on vinyl - there's some rarities here for sure. Uber Rock's Dom Daley puts the needle away and blasts out his laser for a run around some of the choicest glunk cuts on the planet.....

Mastodon - 'Once More 'Round The Sun' (Reprise Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Monday, 23 June 2014 02:00

mastodononcemoreroundthesuncoverUber Rock's Rob Watkins, the infamous 'Butcher of Bethcar Street', loved Mastodon's last album, 'The Hunter', for obvious reasons. He felt that it spoke to him, that he had a curious connection to its subject matter. How would our man feel about the band's follow-up, 'Once More 'Round The Sun'? Hit Read More to find out!

Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward - Unisonic - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 04:00

kiskewardint86Unisonic, the supergroup spearheaded by ex-Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske and Pink Cream 69 anchorman Dennis Ward, are gearing up to release their second full length album, 'Light Of Dawn', in early August. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps got the chance to sit down with Michael and Dennis in London recently to learn a little more about how Unisonic has changed over the last few years and what we can expect from the new long player.....

Chad Cherry and Nate Arling - The Last Vegas - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 03:00

lastvegasweetcoverChicago rock 'n' rollers The Last Vegas recently toured the UK for the first time supporting their recently released album, 'Sweet Salvation'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes caught up with singer Chad Cherry and drummer Nate Arling on a bus in Wakefield to find out what the band are all about. So read on if you want to know what influenced them, why American Rock radio sucks and if they really know where Robin Zander buys his cereal.....

Uriah Heep - ‘Outsider’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 21 June 2014 03:00

Uriah HeepIn his 47 years on the planet Uber Rock’s Johnny H has never had the pleasure of owning a Uriah Heep album. That folks is all about to change as we have set him the task of reviewing ‘Outsider’, the band’s 24th studio record, and their second in three years for label Frontiers Records. Question is will it leave our man standing in a field in only his underpants and wellington boots whilst sporting a knotted handkerchief and his slaphead? Click the ‘Read More’ link to find out….


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