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Glen Matlock - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 24 April 2016 04:00

glenint86With the Rich Kids reforming for a one-off show in London in May what better reason for Uber Rock's Dom Daley to ring Glen Matlock to get the lowdown on all things Rich Kids and throw a few other questions at him? Hit the link for yet another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Taylor Busby - Purple Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Busby   
Sunday, 24 April 2016 03:00

taylormix86Purple are probably the coolest band to hail from the small town of Beaumont, Texas. While their debut album was an ear bomb of infectious punk pop done just right, the sophomore album is a modern slice of sexy, alt. rock with a slick production and more influences than you can shake a stick at. Uber Rock caught up with guitarist/vocalist Taylor Busby to find out about those influences and discover why you should hit the parking lot and ride the 'Mini Van' with the Texas trio.

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Swamp Delta - 'Sick Liver Blues' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 23 April 2016 03:00

swamp300coverapproved small 2013Take a trio of members from legendary Leicester outfit Crazyhead, throw in a Gaye Byker On Acid, and what do you get? You get Swamp Delta, bruthas and sistas, and also, as Uber Rock's Dom Daley discovered, you get a very special album entitled 'Sick Liver Blues'.....

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The 69 Eyes - 'Universal Monsters' (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Friday, 22 April 2016 03:00

69eyesuniversalcover500Helsinki Vampires The 69 Eyes return with eleventh studio album, 'Universal Monsters', promising that this new splatter platter should matter as it sounds like the natural follow-up to classic album, 'Paris Kills'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes smeared garlic over his tender, bulbous veins as he entered the crypt to investigate.....

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Skold - 'The Undoing' (Metropolis Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 21 April 2016 03:00

skoldcover300Tim Sköld - yes, he of Shotgun Messiah, KMFDM, and Marilyn Manson - returns to the solo band he started in 1996, 'The Undoing' just the third official full-length Skold release in two decades. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey listens to a memorable album that almost didn't see release.....

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Overkill / Vader / One Machine - Belfast, Limelight 1 - 9th April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 03:00

Overkill thmbThirty six years. That’s how long Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby had waited to see New York thrash legends Overkill play his hometown of Belfast. That wait came to an end recently when the Wrecking Crew finally hit the Limelight with Vader and One Machine in tow as part of an extensive UK tour. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to do just that.

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Weezer / Dinosaur Pile-Up - Manchester, Academy - 3rd April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 03:00

Weezer thmbWith their ‘White Album’ still fresh in the racks Weezer descended on the UK for a duo of dates in Manchester and London. Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson was lucky enough to secure some tickets for the first show in Manchester and in the process secure a night full of colour-themed nerdy pop punk magic, oh and an awesome support set from Dinosaur Pile-Up too. Hit the link, then, to join him down the front.

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Diamond Head - ‘Diamond Head’ (Dissonance) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 18 April 2016 03:00

Diamond Headapproved small 2013This weekend NWOBHM legends Diamond Head release their first studio album in almost a decade. The self titled album marking not only the debut of vocalist Rasmus Bom Andersen but also, rumour has it, a return to the band’s celebrated early eighties sound. Uber Rock’s Johnny H investigates.

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Bobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth - Overkill - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 17 April 2016 04:00

URTV thmbBobby ‘Blitz’ Ellsworth is one of metal’s true characters – and one of its true survivors as well. Frontman with Overkill, one of thrash metal’s most influential and enduring bands, for the past 36 years, he has survived cancer and suffering a mild stroke while on stage, but would he survive 16 minutes answering questions from UBERROCK TV’s Mark Ashby? Hit the link to find out.

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Purson - ‘Desire’s Magic Theatre’ (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Michael Anthony   
Saturday, 16 April 2016 03:00

Pursonapproved small 2013British big psych facemelters Purson blew Michael Anthony’s cape off at the recent HRH PROG 4 festival, so much so we cannot help but wonder what impact their all-new sophomore release, ‘Desire’s Magic Theatre’, will have on our intrepid scribe. Hit the link, then, to find out, plus you’ll also discover the all important Uber Rock verdict on an album that tells you to “expect the unexpected.”

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Christmas/ Meathook / TENPLUSONE / Trigger McPoopshute - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 2nd April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 15 April 2016 03:00

Christmas thmbGerman deathpunks Christmas returned to the UK for a series of four shows recently, the last of which took place in one of our favourite live venues, The Dolls House in Abertillery. The last time they played the same venue grown men danced naked, but would their return spark the same response? Uber Rock’s Johnny H is down the front for this one and ready for some 'Satanic Rock’. Hit the link to join him.

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Rich Robinson - 'Through A Crooked Sun' & 'Woodstock Sessions Vol. 3' Expanded Editions (Circle Sound/Eagle Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 15 April 2016 02:00

woodsess300With a new solo album set to be released in June, Rich Robinson, co-founder of The Black Crowes, sees two more back catalogue titles reissued in expanded form. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey listens, reveals which legendary act Robinson will be touring with this Summer, and writes for your reading pleasure.....

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Department S - ‘When All Is Said And All Is Done’ (Westworld Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Thursday, 14 April 2016 03:00

DeptS finalapproved small 2013Self-styled psychedelic punk funk terrorists Department S are back and have an album of all-new material set for release via Westworld Recordings this May. Uber Rock’s Nev Brooks takes an early look at this opus whilst casting his mind back to a chance live encounter with the band in Amsterdam. ‘When All Is Said And All Is Done’ is the name of the record and, trust us, it’s about to blow your bloody doors off.

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Jesus Chrüsler Supercar - Leeuwarden, NL, Schaaf City Theatre - 1st April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Colin Hunt   
Thursday, 14 April 2016 02:00

JCS thmbFor his latest gig report Uber Rock’s Colin Hunt travelled from Germany to Leeuwarden in the Netherlands to catch the Uber Rock Approved Jesus Chrüsler Supercar out on the road supporting their ’35 Supersonic’ record. Hit the link to find out what happened next....

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The Ginger Wildheart Show - London, O2 Forum, Kentish Town - 1st April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 01:00

GW Show thmbWith everything else that is going on in the world of Ginger Wildheart right now it was something of a relief to see the man finally get the chance to play some rock ‘n’ roll via his rescheduled Birthday Bash at the O2 Forum in London, along with a stellar supporting cast of course. Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson had been waiting (patiently) for this one, and here he relives a rather special night of music…..

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Mushroomhead / Sanguine - Plymouth, The Hub / dbs Live - 27th March 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 03:00

Mushhead86Uber Rock's Matt Phelps went to The Hub to see hotly-tipped UK outfit Sanguine, but came away wet with excitement at seeing U.S. mentalists Mushroomhead perform the best live show he's ever seen in the venue. Hit the link to find out why.....

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