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Nightmare Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Bill Lindsey - Impaler Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 25 October 2015 04:00

billmix86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary, PMRC-troubling US shock rockers Impaler, thrills Uber Rock readers every month with his must-read Vintage Concert Bill feature, now, as we're balls-deep in UR's 13 Days of Halloween, he kills with his ultimate thirteen song Nightmare Midnite Mixtape!

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Honest John Plain - The Boys - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 25 October 2015 03:00

Uber1DavidAppsWith a one off intimate live show at the Pipeline club in London looming large, Uber Rock’s Dom Daley took the chance to catch up with the band’s returning guitarist Honest John Plain and chat about said gig, the six stringer’s recent bout of ill health, and what lies ahead for The Boys as they enter their 40th anniversary year…..

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Michael Monroe/Hardcore Superstar/Chase The Ace - Sheffield, The Corporation - 10th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 24 October 2015 03:00

mm86sheffIf Michael Monroe has provided Uber Rock's Ben Hughes with his Album of the Year already, then he might have just nabbed the Gig of the Year gong too. Our man caught the Sheffield show of the MM/Hardcore Superstar UK tour and, yep, he was not disappointed.....

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Mike Peters & The Alarm - Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre - 10th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 23 October 2015 03:00

MP thmbEarlier this month Mike Peters played one of the biggest headline shows of his career at Cardiff’s Millennium Centre, a concert that celebrated the music of The Alarm reimagined to include an orchestra and a choir or three. Uber Rock’s Dom Daley was in the front row for what turned out to be a very emotional night indeed. Hit the ’Read more’ link to find out why.

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H13: Rob Wylde - Tigertailz/Teenage Casket Company Print E-mail
Written by Rob Wylde   
Friday, 23 October 2015 02:00

wyldeh1386He's too pretty to be included in Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, surely?! Turns out Tigertailz/Teenage Casket Company frontman Rob Wylde is pretty vicious! Read on for a most spooktakular H13 Q&A which features the lengthiest, spookiest answer yet regarding ghostly goings-on.....

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Bullet For My Valentine/While She Sleeps/coldrain - York, The Barbican - 9th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 22 October 2015 03:00

Bullet86liveUber Rock's Ben Hughes pulled on his denim vest and headed to The Barbican in York to catch, quite unbelievably, Welsh metal titans Bullet For My Valentine as part of their mammoth UK tour in support of chart-topping new album, 'Venom'. Would he survive, and what would be left of him? Hit the link to find out.....

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Squeeze / Dr. John Cooper Clarke - Cardiff, St David’s Hall - 9th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 03:00

SQ thmbSqueeze are enjoying something of a renaissance right now with the release of their ‘Cradle To The Grave’ long player, not that they’ve really been away you understand. We sent Uber Rock’s Johnny H out to check out the band live in the rather austere surroundings of Cardiff St. David’s Hall, and ice cream pot in hand (yes they do really sell ice cream between bands) this is what he thought of it all….

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Gun - Belfast, Limelight 2 - 8th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 03:00

Gun 2Scottish hard rockers Gun must have been ‘Frantic’ when they realised that their recent Belfast gig coincided with a vital Norn Iron Euro 2016 home qualifying game. Brothers Dante and Joolz Gizzi need not worry though as the diehards were still out in numbers along with a first timer in the shape of Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby. Every 1’s A Winner’ then, well everyone except Gordon Strachan that is.

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Def Leppard - ‘Def Leppard’ (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 19 October 2015 03:00

Def Leppard Album CoverIt's seven years since Def Leppard released their last studio record, the good if somewhat patchy, ‘Songs From the Sparkle Lounge’. So will the band’s largely self produced self titled eleventh studio record due to be released on earMUSIC at the end of the month live up to the audacious claim that it is their best album since ‘Hysteria’? Uber Rock’s Johnny H investigates……

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H13: Mike Schiff - The History of Metal and Horror Print E-mail
Written by Mike Schiff   
Monday, 19 October 2015 02:00

hist86What better way to open up Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween than by getting the man behind the upcoming documentary, The History of Metal and Horror, to answer thirteen horrific questions? Filmmaker Mike Schiff has spent the better part of the last year interviewing some of the biggest icons in both the metal and horror worlds, now he tackles the infamous H13.....

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 18 October 2015 03:00

X RaysIt seems like forever since the last time we had Mixmaster Dom Daley casting his eye over the latest vinyl releases to grace Uber Rock HQ. But he’s back brothers and sisters and this time he’s got a bag full of goodies containing new releases from the likes of The X-Rays, Last Great Dreamers, The Alarm and many, many more. Welcome then one and all to the October 2015 edition of The Uber Rock Singles Club.

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The Lemonheads - Cardiff, The Gate - 2nd October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 17 October 2015 04:00

evandiff86Uber Rock's Dom Daley has waited for seven years to get his cardigan out of mothballs and see Evan Dando and The Lemonheads play live again. Wait no more, young(ish) man, for Mr. Dando awaits your gaze in Cardiff's The Gate, home of a sold out alt. rock show par excellence.....

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Exit_International/Science Bastard/KVSD/Think Pretty - Newport, Le Pub, - 2nd October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 16 October 2015 03:00

Exit PosterSix years ago to the month Uber Rock’s Johnny H witnessed one of the first gigs from South Wales mentalists Exit_International as the band knocked everyone bandy supporting Eighties Matchbox. Fast forward to the here and now and E_I are about to say “Adios” as singer Scott Lee Andrews jets off to a new life in the land down under. Here’s the story of one of their final gigs at Newport’s infamous Le Pub.….

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Fearless Vampire Killers - 'Bruises' (Goremount Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 15 October 2015 03:00

fvk bruises 600In a brave move, Fearless Vampire Killers move away from the Grandomina concept behind their previous releases and get gritty with 'Bruises', their brand new six-track mini-album. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey thinks that The Obsidian Bond, the band's own social network, won't be too disappointed with the sonic sidestep.....

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Annihilator/Archer/Harlott - Birmingham O2 Academy 2 - 30th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 03:00

annilive86Travel 200 miles to a gig? Be faced with looks of utter bewilderment at the venue box office? Nothing was gonna stop Uber Rock's Matt Phelps from seeing Annihilator on their UK tour, especially after our man rated new album, 'Suicide Society', as the band's best in almost two decades. Hit the link for the lowdown.....

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Dinosaur Pile-Up - 'Eleven Eleven' (SO Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 03:00

PileUp1111500approved small 2013There has been a lot of love at URHQ for 'Growing Pains' and 'Nature Nurture', the first two albums from the Leeds-based Dinosaur Pile-Up. Now, Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checks out album number three, 'Eleven Eleven', the first recorded as a full band, and with Royal Blood's producer twiddling the knobs.....

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