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Flotsam And Jetsam/Bliksem - London, Camden, The Underworld - 18th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:00

flotslive86Uber Rock's Ross Welford had waited over two decades to finally see Flotsam And Jetsam, his thrash-riddled dreams finally coming true on a sweaty night in the capital. Did he expect too much after over twenty years of waiting, or did the thrash legends check every one of his metalli-boxes? Hit the link to find out.....

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Art Of Anarchy - 'Art Of Anarchy' (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 03:00

artofanarchycoverArt Of Anarchy is the "mega group" that features Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, John Moyer of Disturbed, and the enigma that is Scott Weiland... except that the singer has now distanced himself from the project, claiming he was nothing but a hired gun. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks out the self-titled debut, hoping it isn't as messy as the build-up to release.....

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Helloween - 'My God-Given Right' (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 01 June 2015 03:00

helloweengodcoverThirty years after their 'Walls Of Jericho' debut, Helloween return with their fifteenth studio album, 'My God-Given Right'. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps generally goes ape for new product from the legendary German metal outfit, would this new long player have the same effect?

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Rick and John Brewster - The Angels - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 04:00

Angels thmbLegendary Australian rockers The Angels return to the UK for the first time in 35 years this Wednesday as they make a very special one off headline appearance at The Garage in London. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with the band’s remaining original members guitarists Rick and John Brewster to not only find out why it’s taken them so long to get back to Blighty but also what’s been happened in the intervening years to the one time Angels from Angel City.

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Vintage Concert Bill: Clash Of The Titans - 9th June 1991 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:00

titanshirtImpaler's Bill Lindsey returns with another of his must-read Vintage Concert Bill entries, this time detailing the US version of 1991's Clash Of The Titans tour, featuring Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and openers Alice In Chains. Who would win this thrash clash? Read on to find out.....

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The Graveltones - 'Love Lies Dying' (Lagoon Dog Records) Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:00

gravlovecoverUber Rock has had The Graveltones' backs since the Australian duo first came to our collective attention, and nobody as much as Jamie Richards who loves this crazy pair, L-U-V. Our man checks out the about-to-be-released second album from the band, 'Love Lies Dying', and finds the hugely anticipated long player well worth the wait.....

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The Darkness - 'Last Of Our Kind' (Canary Dwarf Limited) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 29 May 2015 03:00

darknesslastofourkindAfter reforming with its original members four years ago, The Darkness now finds itself minus drummer Ed Graham and on a Spinal Tap-like quest to nail down his permanent replacement. Uber Rock's Gaz E listens to the band's new album, 'Last Of Our Kind', and, ol' softy that he is, doesn't hate it.....

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Wonk Unit/Greazy Ratz/Trigger McPoopshute - Pontypool, The Dragonffli - 18th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:00

Wonk thmbAhead of their recent run of shows with hotshot duo Slaves and their upcoming headline slot at Slugfest 8, Wonk Unit returned to the Welsh valleys for a one off headline show at Pontypool’s The Dragonffli. On hand to sample the madness for Uber Rock was Johnny H, and thankfully unlike the rest of the crowd our man kept his moobs well hidden for this one. Hit the link to find out just what the hell we are going on about.

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Enuff Z'Nuff - London, Camden, The Underworld - 13th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 28 May 2015 02:00

ezngig86Uber Rock's Ross Welford headed into the Underworld for the cock rocking equivalent of the three Rs... and none of them were meant to be 'Review', but, so curious was he towards the reception afforded Johnny Monaco and the general lack of gig goers, he had to get something down.....

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Matt Skiba and The Sekrets - 'Kuts' (Superball Music) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 04:00

mattskibakutscoverHe's touring with Blink-182; he fronts Alkaline Trio; how does Matt Skiba find the time to record solo albums? 'Kuts' is Skiba's second solo album, though this is more of a band affair, with AFI bassist Hunter Burgan and former My Chemical Romance drummer Jarrod Alexander roped in to help. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checks it out.....

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Electric Wizard/The Cosmic Dead/Purson - London, Camden, Roundhouse - 15th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 03:00

EW thmbFor the second time in 24 hours Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland is ready to watch a band make a long overdue live return to a London stage, this time around though he’s polishing his bullet belt ready for some Electric Wizard, and boy oh boy what a treat he is in for.

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Rock Goddess/Love Zombies - London, Islington, O2 Academy - 14th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 03:00

31 thmbEighties all female NWOBHM trio Rock Goddess are back, and they’ve got some unfinished business to attend to. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland was at the band’s first live show in around three decades just a few weeks back and this is what he made of it all the second time around. Oi Jimbo! Stop polishing your bullet belt and get on with the review....

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Ash - 'Kablammo!' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 25 May 2015 03:00

ashkablammocoverapproved small 2013Ash said they were never gonna release another album, the dirty fibbers! Not only have the denizens of Downpatrick gone against their word and recorded a new long player, 'Kablammo!', they, as Uber Rock's Ben Hughes discovered, have recorded one of the best long players of the year so far!  

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Ginger Wildheart - G.A.S.S. (A Retrospective) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Sunday, 24 May 2015 03:00

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Over the last 12 months Ginger Wildheart has been releasing a plethora of new material via his online fan platform G.A.S.S. Here Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson takes a look back at what he got for his subscription fee whilst in turn putting some his highlights under the spotlight as only he can. Hit the link to experience his epic musical adventure.

 

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Trixter - ‘Human Era’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Saturday, 23 May 2015 03:00

trixter-humaneraapproved small 2013Hold the front page! There’s a new Trixter album due in town next month and Uber Rock’s Dave Prince was lucky enough to get a sneaky earful of the record just a few days ago. Now he wants to tell you all know just how much he loves the album, and who are we to stop him. So, sit back, relax and let Princey take you on trip through ‘Human Era’. Go on you know you want to join him…

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Brawlers - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach - 10th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 22 May 2015 03:00

Brawlers thmbHaving released one of the best albums of 2015 in the shape of ‘Romantic Errors Of Our Youth’ Leeds based pop punkers Brawlers were back out on the road recently supporting Kerrang! faves Set It Off and Decade all around the UK. Uber Rock’s Johnny H got his CRB check done just in time to attend this one, as he hit Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor Bach for the second time in 24 hours just to check out the opening band. Why? Hit the link to find out.

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