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Bob Mould - Cardiff, The Globe - 10th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 03:20

BM86reviewA UK tour from Hüsker Dü/Sugar man Bob Mould is certainly not to be sniffed at. Uber Rock's Dom Daley broke with convention and headed out on a school night to indulge in a Tizer or two in the company of a bona fide alternative music icon......

Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes / Wounds / Duellists - Belfast, Voodoo - 9th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 03:00

Frank Carter 1Whilst out on the road as part of the “sold-out” Kerrang! Tour Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes decided to slot in a few more intimate headline shows of their own along the way. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby was lucky enough to catch the carnage at Belfast’s Voodoo and in the process discovered this to be a band with one hell of a bite.

Anthrax - ‘For All Kings’ (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O’Neill   
Monday, 22 February 2016 03:00

AnthraxFAKcover500So just how could NYC thrash veterans Anthrax follow up ‘Worship Music’, their barnstorming last album from 2011? Well let’s ask Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill shall we, because he’s been cramming on ‘For All Kings’ for the last week or so, and today he’s finally ready to pass his verdict. Hit the link then to find out if this one really is ‘Breathing Lightning’.

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Thunder - ‘All You Can Eat’ Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 21 February 2016 04:00

deadendthumb‘All You Can Eat’ is a Dead End Drive-In experience with a bit of a twist because along with the DVD/Blu-ray that documents the story of ‘Wonder Days’, Thunder's first studio album for 6 years, you also get a live album plus a live in-the-studio session album to make this a package to die for Thunder fans worldwide. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins is all ears and eyes for this baby.

Slipknot / Suicidal Tendencies - Belfast, SSE Arena - 15th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 20 February 2016 04:00

Slipknot Belfast 1“Be Prepared For Hell.” That was the warning that greeted Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby as he entered Belfast’s SSE Arena to witness the long overdue return to the city of extreme metal giants Slipknot. Also on the bill for this one legendary crossover act Suicidal Tendencies, also making a welcome return to Norn Iron. Hit the link then to join our man amidst the screams and the flames,…oh and of course, the circle pits.

The Cadillac Three / Whiskey Myers - Cardiff, Tramshed - 6th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Saturday, 20 February 2016 03:00

Cadillac 3 posterSaturday the 6th of February 2016 was a night of many firsts for Uber Rock’s Ian Bell. It was his first gig of the year, his first time in Cardiff’s all new state of the art music complex the Tramshed and his first time of seeing southern rockers The Cadillac Three headline a show. Hit the link then to find out what happened next via our intrepid scribe’s first review of the year.

Wolfmother - 'Victorious' (Universal Music Catalogue) Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Friday, 19 February 2016 03:00

wolfvicWolfmother, well, Andrew Stockdale returns with 'Victorious', celebrating the tenth anniversary of the band, or name at least, in prime retro rocking fashion. Uber Rock's Jamie Richards took time out from a recent catalogue shoot to give the Australian outfit's new platter the once over.....

The Dollyrots - 'Family Vacation: Live in Los Angeles' (Arrested Youth Records/Wienerworld) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 18 February 2016 03:00

dollyfamilycover500approved small 2013Fresh from supporting on Bowling For Soup's recent UK tour, The Dollyrots celebrate an official release of their PledgeMusic-funded live CD/DVD, 'Family Vacation: Live in Los Angeles'. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey has a lot to say about this new product, none of it bad.....

Tygers Of Pan Tang - ‘Noises From The Cathouse’ (Angel Air) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 03:00

Tygers of Pan TangWhen Whitley Bay NWOBHM giants Tygers Of Pan Tang regrouped back at the turn of the century they initially released a duo of long players, the second of which ‘Noises From The Cathouse’ becoming something of a holy grail amongst their fan base due to various issues. Now back on the shelves in a remastered and expanded format, here Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland finally gets to hear the album that has long since eluded him and in the process probably wishes he never had.

Coheed And Cambria / Glassjaw / Crooks - London, O2 Forum - 2nd February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Phil Cooper   
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 03:00

Coheed thmbUber Rock’s Phil Cooper had waited nearly a decade to catch Coheed And Cambria live, but that period of progressive abstinence was all about to come to a happy end as he managed to bag himself a ticket to see the band play their last of 3 shows in the UK as part of their Color Before The Sun’ tour. Also on the bill at the O2 Forum in London were Glassjaw and Crooks for what promised to be one hell of a party.

The New Roses - ‘Dead Man's Voice’ (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 15 February 2016 03:00

New RosesWhen a record provokes memories of the halcyon age of American sleaze rock you can bet your sweet bippy we’ll sit up and take notice. That’s exactly what ‘Dead Man's Voice’, the debut album from German quartet The New Roses, did the moment it arrived at URHQ and here Johnny H ponders over a record some may think has the potential to be one of the genre’s albums of the year. Hit the link to find out the all important Uber Rock verdict.

Tommy Victor - Prong - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 14 February 2016 04:00

PRONG-TOMMYSOLO-1Earlier this month Prong released their superb new record, ‘X-No Absolutes’, onto the rock world. Here Uber Rock’s Johnny H catches up with singer/guitarist and general all round nice guy Tommy Victor to talk about the band’s upcoming 55 date headline tour, how ‘X-No Absolutes’ came into existence, and what he thinks of a certain Donald Trump. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to find the answers to this and a whole lot more.

Rich Rags - Role Models - Rags TV - Uber Rock Special Edition Print E-mail
Written by Rich Rags & Rags TV   
Sunday, 14 February 2016 03:40

Rich Rags thmbHaving introduced the world to the wonders of Rags TV, Rich Ragany, a.k.a Rich Rags, decided to do a special one-off exclusive edition of the show for Uber Rock where our biggest brains fired the questions on everyone's lips to the man himself and in the process found out how much it might cost to get Didge Digital on the new Role Models album in the making, and if Rags was willing to play a Vinnie Vincent solo to make sure he gets an Uber Rock approved review for 'Forest Lawn'. Hit the link to view this hilarious edition of Rags TV.

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 04:00

deadend86Filmmaker Drew Fortier started out making a documentary on the career of legendary outfit, Bang Tango - he ended up becoming a band member. With the film, 'Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie', looking like it might never be officially released, Fortier put it on YouTube to be streamed for free. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey is Dancing on Coals.....

Ted Nugent: The Vile Phenomenon of Rock 'N' Roll's Dreaded Bastard Son Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 03:30

nugeart86The Nuge. The Motor City Madman. Uncle Ted. Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker has another name for the man born Theodore Anthony Nugent - Psychotic. Thing is, our Canadian Uber Rocker loved Ted Nugent's music growing up, then he started noticing things.....

Tarin Kerrey & Nick Magee - Sanguine - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 13 February 2016 03:00

sangint86Exeter-based alt. metal crew Sanguine have just been added to the upcoming UK tour from American heavyweights American Head Charge and Mushroomhead so there couldn't be a better time to find out all about their new album, 'Black Sheep'. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps spoke with vocalist Tarin Kerrey and guitarist Nick Magee to get the lowdown.....


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