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Steve Rothery - Marillion - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Saturday, 06 September 2014 03:00

Steve thmbGuitarist Steve Rothery has been an integral part of Marillion for the past thirty-two years. A founder member he has, bar the occasional side project, not stepped out on his own before now. Having just released his debut solo album in the form of ‘Live In Rome’, here he talks to Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill about his new studio album currently being recorded, Marillion’s ‘stupid’ decision to turn down the ‘Highlander’ soundtrack, as well as his mixed feelings about the band’s mini-reunion with their estranged ex-singer back in 2007. Sounds fishy? Read on.

American Hi-Fi - 'Blood & Lemonade' (Rude Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 05 September 2014 03:00

AHiFibloodcoverapproved small 2013American Hi-Fi returns with fifth album, 'Blood & Lemonade', and, so it has been claimed, a return to the sound that made the band's self-titled debut a massive success. Uber Rock's Gaz E welcomes back a band that never really went away.....

The Haunted - ‘Exit Wounds’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Bunting   
Thursday, 04 September 2014 03:00

The Haunted ExitReturning with ‘…Made Me Do It’ vocalist Marco Aro, At the Gates drummer Adrian Erlandsson and ex Six Feet Under guitarist Ola Englund, Sweden’s The Haunted in 2014 could be called something of an extreme metal supergroup. But will their resulting album ‘Exit Wounds’ leave a similar impression on the mind of Uber Rock’s Matt Bunting? Hit the link to find out.

Pinnick Gales Pridgen - 'PGP 2' (Magna Carta Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 03:00

PGP2coverThe band name might give the game away, but this three-piece consists of King's X main man dUg Pinnick, guitarist Eric Gales, and new Suicidal Tendencies drummer Thomas Pridgen. 'PGP 2' is, guess what, the trio's second long player and Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checked it out, finding plenty to like...and loads to love.....

The Dickies/Chelsea - London, Highbury, The Garage - 23rd August 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 03:00

Dickies thmbThe Dickies were back in Blighty recently for what was perhaps their most extensive tour in years. Catching the band at their London headliner was Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland hoping to not only get covered in ‘Primordial Ooze’ for the very first time but also relive some distant childhood memories. Hit the link to find out what happened next.

Ming City Rockers - 'Ming City Rockers' (Mad Monkey Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 01 September 2014 03:00

mingcityrockerscoverDo you trust Uber Rock to point you in the direction of the best in new bands and music, possibly telling you about the next big thing, or the next thing too cool to be big? Well, let's start the month with a surefire tip for the top as Uber Rock's Ben Hughes falls head over heels for the self-titled debut album from Immingham's finest, Ming City Rockers. Where? Who? Read on to find out....

Slyder - Last Great Dreamers - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:30

SlyderLGDint86The return of Last Great Dreamers has to be one of the coolest rock 'n' roll stories of 2014. Splitting up in the late '90s after releasing just one glorious album, the rock 'n' roll dandies seemed consigned to history...until now. Uber Rock's Gaz E caught up with guitarist Slyder on the eve of the release of the band's second album to find out just how this reunion came to be.....

Vintage Concert Bill: Plasmatics - 7th December 1982 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:00

BillPlas86WOW! Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary horror rockers Impaler, never disappoints with his monthly Vintage Concert Bill feature on Uber Rock...and this month is no different! Let "Maggot Breath Bill" take you back to 1982 with a retro review of the Plasmatics live in Minneapolis!

Goat Leaf - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 30 August 2014 03:00

Goat Leaf thmbHot on the heels of Goat Leaf’s recent triumphant opening slot at Bloodstock 2014 Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with three quarters of the No Class Rock ‘N’ Rollers to find out all about their upcoming touring schedule, their new ‘Bitch & Moan’ EP and a winter gig to end all winter gigs.

Merthyr Rock 2014 - Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil - 17th August 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 29 August 2014 03:00

MR2014thumbThe Merthyr Rock festival returned after a one-year hiatus with a one-day event littered with UK festival exclusives. Uber Rock's Gaz E tried his best to make it to all three stages (this was before he busted his ankle!), seeing what he thinks was one of the greatest festival performances of recent times.....

The Old Firm Casuals - ‘This Means War’ (Oi! The Boat Records / Randale Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 28 August 2014 03:00

OFC Warapproved small 2013Hot on the heels of their singles compilation album ‘For The Love Of It All’ comes ‘This Means War’, the debut album proper from San Francisco bootboys The Old Firm Casuals. Uber Rock’s Johnny H goes toe to toe with this one as he goes south of the water to check out what Lars Frederiksen and his mob have come up with just in time for the new season.

Tyla J Pallas - ‘Another Day Abandoned In The Pursuit Of Pleasure’ (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Craggy   
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 03:00

Tyla Another Day thmbFor his 25th solo album and third album release in very quick succession Tyla J Pallas once again returned to a full band environment for ‘Another Day Abandoned In The Pursuit Of Pleasure’ a title that very much resonates with Uber Rock’s very own wandering minstrel Craggy Collyde. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to find out what this record sounds like when played in Prague.

UK Subs - 'The Revolution's Here' (Time & Matter Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 03:00

RevsHereCoversThis new splatter wax reissue of the UK Subs 2000 EP 'The Revolution's Here' is the first time that the seminal punk band has been captured on 10 inch vinyl. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks out the platter that matters, which features a re-recording of the band's hit single 'Party In Paris', and thinks you should too...before they are sold out.....

KIX - ‘Rock Your Face Off’ (EarMusic/Loud & Proud Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 25 August 2014 03:00

KixIt’s been 19 years since Maryland rockers KIX unleashed a new studio record on us, and Uber Rock’s Johnny H goes all the way back to the band’s early days as he takes an in depth look at ‘Rock Your Face Off’, the band’s seventh studio album. Hit the link to see if this one is ‘Midnite Dynamite’ to his ears or ends up giving him ‘Cold Chills’.

Henry’s Funeral Shoe - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 24 August 2014 03:00

HFS band thmbTo tie in with the release of Henry’s Funeral Shoe’s new EP ‘Comfortable Skin’, the band recently played a headline show at Viking Fest 2, and it was a show that once again reinforced the fact that we should always expect the unexpected from the brothers Aled and Brennig Clifford. Rob Watkins got to catch up with the duo ahead of their performance to talk about world tours on a budget, the darker side of the music business, and what the future has in store for them, in what turned out to be a fantastic Uber Rock interview exclusive.

The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 45 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 23 August 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show returned with its sultry 45th episode. Johnny H brought with him a thumbfull of tunes and stories related to his experiences at Rebellion Festival, while Gaz and The Butcher spoke lovingly about their time at Merthyr Rock, even playing a song by an outfit labelled "the worst band ever" by a pair of rapscallions set to appear at Uberpalooza next month.


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