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Iggy Pop - ‘Post Pop Depression’ (IGHO/Lorna Vista) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 17 March 2016 03:00

Iggy‘Post Pop Depression’ is the seventeenth solo studio album from Iggy Pop, recorded with the help of one Joshua Homme, and a few of his musical sidekicks, it’s one that has already sent shockwaves through the musical world. Will it be Iggy’s last record? Is it actually any good? Uber Rock’s Johnny H has the answer to at least one of those questions as he picks up a record that is most definitely a “grower”. Hit the link to find out more.

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Sabaton / Alestorm / Bloodbound - Belfast, Limelight 1 - 4th March 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 03:00

Sabaton ThmbWhen it comes to heavy metal tours the recent eleven date trek that Sabaton, Alestorm and Bloodbound made around all of the UK combining the power, pirate and panzer subgenres must have been one of the most highly anticipated packages in a good few years. Headbanging like a loon and capturing all the action at the Belfast show on the tour to end all metal tours was Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby.

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Ghost - London, London Palladium - 2nd March 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 03:00

Ghost Flyer thmbAfter a hugely successful pre Xmas sold out UK tour promoting their ‘Meliora’ album Ghost returned to the UK just a few weeks back to play a special one-off show at London’s legendary Palladium venue. In attendance for this one was Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland and, boy, was he in for a surprise in the process. Hit the link to find out why.

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Jesus Chrüsler Supercar - '35 Supersonic' (Rodeostar Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 14 March 2016 03:00

JCS35cover300approved small 2013Once again produced by Tomas Skogsberg, '35 Supersonic', the second album from Swedish death 'n' roll crew Jesus Chrüsler Supercar, plays out like an audio game of spunk on the biscuit played by the members of Motörhead, Gluecifer, and Entombed. Well, that's what Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey reckons anyway.....

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Book Review: Vicky Hamilton - 'Appetite for Dysfunction: A Cautionary Tale' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 13 March 2016 03:20

VHbook86Vicky Hamilton was the first manager of Guns N' Roses. She also worked with Poison, Faster Pussycat, Mötley Crüe, and Stryper amongst others. Her new book, 'Appetite for Dysfunction: A Cautionary Tale', details her experiences in the early careers of these bands and more and is, as Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey explains, a must-read memoir.....

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Max Motherfucker - Christmas - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 13 March 2016 03:00

Christmas thmbLater this month German punk rockers Christmas get to tour their superb ‘Lose Your Illusion’ album here in the UK via dates in Northampton, Derby, Wigan, and Abertillery. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with frontman Max Motherfucker to discuss new band members, the art of making messy music videos, why beer sucks, and why rockin’ out with your cock out can instantly win you new friends. Hit the link to find out about one tour you really do not want to miss…..

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The Cult - Bristol, Colston Hall - 25th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 12 March 2016 03:00

ian86With a well-received new album, 'Hidden City', hot on the shelves, The Cult started their UK tour in support of the platter that matters on a cold Thursday night in Bristol. Uber Rock's Dom Daley was there, and writes of how a band that has been around the block more than a few times can still be simply stunning.....

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Brian Fallon - ‘Painkillers’ (Island Records) Print E-mail
Written by Phil Cooper   
Friday, 11 March 2016 03:20

Brian FallonAlso in the shops today is ‘Painkillers’, the debut solo record from Brian Fallon; you know that bloke who sounds a lot like Bruce Springsteen and fronts The Gaslight Anthem and sometimes The Horrible Crowes. Uber Rock’s Phil Cooper loves all of the aforementioned bands but will he also love ‘Painkillers’? Hit the lipstick red link to find out….

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Killswitch Engage - ‘Incarnate’ (Roadrunner Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Friday, 11 March 2016 03:00

KSE incarnateapproved small 2013‘Incarnate’ is the seventh studio album release from US metalcore outfit Killswitch Engage and it's out in the shops today. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins got the chance to get a sneaky pre-release listen a few days back and now he’s proclaiming it to be “a masterpiece”. Hit the link to find out why.

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The Last Vegas - 'Eat Me' (AFM Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 10 March 2016 03:00

lastvegaseatme500Chicago rock 'n' rollers The Last Vegas return with a new album, 'Eat Me', that promises full-tilt boogie rock, droney Zeppelin-esque riffs, and alt. psychedelic acoustic ballads. Uber Rock's Ross Welford did his best to get to the bottom of that majestic mash-up.....

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CJ Wildheart / VH-YES / Flowerpot - Bristol, Thekla - 25th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 03:00

CJ86liveUndertaking a rare solo UK tour in support of fantastic new album, 'Robot', CJ Wildheart found himself on a boat with Chris Catalyst at his side and a handful of Uber Rockers stage front waiting on a promised return for some choice Honeycrack tunes. Gaz Tidey was not sitting at home.....

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Deathtime Assembly - London, The Pipeline - 19th & 20th February 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton & Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 03:00

Bloodlights thmbTwo days, ten bands, one unmissable nambling time, Deathtime Assembly was billed as the UK’s biggest and baddest Turbojugend event, and with quality bands like Bloodlights and The Parkinsons headlining the two days we were not about to argue. Locked down in London town for this one were Uber Rock’s Darrel Sutton and Dom Daley.

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Pizzatramp - 'Late Night At Nettys' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 07 March 2016 04:00

pizzatrampnettys300approved small 2013Recorded with Dub War's Jeff Rose at the controls, the new EP from Pizzatramp sounds as massive and mental as anyone who's ever seen the Caldicot crazies live ever could have hoped. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey discovers that Lloyd Grossman is gonna piss through your letterbox.....

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The Senton Bombs - ‘Mass Vendetta’ (7Hard Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Monday, 07 March 2016 03:00

Senton Bombsapproved small 2013Hey cool kids! It’s Monday morning and Uber Rock’s Ross Welford wants to make your day all the sweeter by introducing you to the delights of ‘Mass Vendetta’, the all new album from UK sleaze rockers The Senton Bombs. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to discover the band Guns N’ Roses can only dream of sounding half as good as in 2016. And before you ask, no, we are not joking when we say that!

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The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): March Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Sunday, 06 March 2016 04:00

derek86Derek Philpott, the former proofer whose 'Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes' was the funniest book released in 2015, returns for the third instalment of his exclusive Uber Rock monthly column, The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased). This month Derek asks "Which Is Witch in heavy metal music?"

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Biff Byford - Saxon - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 05 March 2016 03:30

biffint86Later this month Saxon will release the 'Eagles And Dragons' boxset containing vinyl copies of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps caught up with the band's frontman, the legendary Biff Byford, to get the lowdown on the new box and more, including when we can expect more live UK shows from Saxon.....

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