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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - ‘Twisted Sister: Metal Meltdown Live!’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 24 July 2016 03:00

deadendthumbThe forty year career of Twisted “Fucking” Sister will shortly be coming to a close, the band playing a series of high profile “tribute’ shows in honour of their fallen comrade, drummer A.J. Pero. ‘Metal Meltdown’ is where it all started in Las Vegas in May 2015. Uber Rock’s Johnny H checks out the soon to be released audio/visual document of the event and comes away with a tear in his eye.

Magic Eight Ball - 'Richest Men In The Dolls House' (Magic Cat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 23 July 2016 04:00

M8Bdollscover300approved small 2013Rather than simply release a new single, Magic Eight Ball have taken another choice cut from their latest long player, and built a live album release around it; recorded at an Uber Rock club night no less! Ben Hughes listens to, and loves, 'Richest Men In The Dolls House'.....

Steven Tyler - ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ (Dot Records/Big Machine) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 23 July 2016 03:00

Steven TylerFor his debut solo album Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler has only gone and gone a little bit country on our sorry asses. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins checks out ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ and finds a whole lot more than you might actually expect.

Barb Wire Dolls - ‘Desperate’ (Motörhead Music / UDR) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 22 July 2016 03:00

Barb Wire DollsWhen Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught Greek punk rockers Barb Wire Dolls at Rebellion Festival a few years back he was less than impressed with their music and attitude. So what the hell is he doing reviewing ‘Desperate’ the band’s sophomore release and their first for Motörhead Music? Hit the link and all will be revealed

The Ginger Wildheart Band / Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors / Massive Wagons - Bristol, The Exchange - 12th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 21 July 2016 03:00

gw86The Ginger Wildheart Band, featuring the returning Conny Bloom, opened their UK tour in intimate fashion on a Tuesday night in Bristol, with Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors, and Massive Wagons in tow. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey was there, and at the dawn of a real tour de force.....

Manic Street Preachers - Eden Sessions - St Austell - 9th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 03:00

MSPeden86The Eden Sessions are a series of summer concerts held in Cornwall's Eden Project. This year the likes of Duran Duran, Lionel Richie, and PJ Harvey have all graced the stage, but Uber Rock's Matt Phelps was there for the Manic Street Preachers!

Youth Man - ‘Wax’ EP (Venn Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 03:00

Youth ManJust who the hell are Youth Man, and what are they doing on the front page of Uber Rock? Well we’ll let Rich Hobson answer these questions and more as he reviews the band’s recently released ‘Wax’ EP and in the process lets us have a glimpse of the possible future of British punk rock.

Sinsaenum - ‘Echoes Of The Tortured’ (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Monday, 18 July 2016 03:00

SinsaenumSinsaenum is a black/death metal supergroup formed by members of Loudblast, Daath, Mayhem, Dragonforce and Slipknot. ‘Echoes Of The Tortured’ is their debut album released via earMUSIC on the 29th of July. Uber Rock’s Nick Russell got himself an early preview and right here folks he spills the beans on a record that totally resides on the blacker and more deathly side of metal.

The Hip Priests - Decade Of Disdain - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 17 July 2016 03:00

URTV thmbIn two weeks time The Hip Priests will play two very special shows in London and Nottingham to celebrate their tenth anniversary. Uber Rock’s Johnny H tracked Priests’ bassist Lee Love and guitarist Austin Rocket down at Slugfest 9 to talk about a decade of music making, a decade of excess and above all a decade of disdain. Hit the link to share all the juicy gossip as UBERROCKTV once again returns

Slugfest 9 - Abertillery, The Dolls House - Sunday July 3rd, 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H & Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 16 July 2016 03:00

AC98616The Sunday of Slugfest, dubbed Acoustic Slug, started out as a comedown day, the calm after the storm - now, it's a bona fide event in its own right. Uber Rock's Johnny H and Gaz Tidey were there to review... and attempt to sing?!

Slugfest 9 - Abertillery, The Dolls House - Saturday July 2nd, 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H & Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 15 July 2016 03:00

slugsat86Back to punk rock you like a hurricane - or leave you in an Alex "Hurricane" Higgins-style state, more like - the Saturday of Slugfest 9 arrived in a blur... and left in a bleeuugghhh! Uber Rock's Johnny H and Gaz Tidey were on the slug trail, handy jotters in hand.....

Slugfest 9 - Abertillery, The Dolls House - Friday July 1st, 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 14 July 2016 03:00

slugfriday86Returning for its ninth debauched time, Slugfest had an unlikely sporting rival on its opening Friday night at The Dolls House in Abertillery Rock City. Uber Rock's Johnny H started his weekend with a bang, in both punk rocking and footballing terms.....

Wendy O. Williams - 'Deffest! And Baddest!' (Wienerworld / Plasmatics Media) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 04:00

WOWdeff300reviewOriginally credited to Ultrafly and the Hometown Girls, 'Deffest! And Baddest!' was actually the third solo album from Wendy O. Williams, now getting a UK reissue via Wienerworld. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey listens to the "thrash rap" of an eighties album that possibly listened to the Beastie Boys a little too much.....

Vintage Trouble / Slydigs - Cardiff, Tramshed - 28th June 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 12 July 2016 04:00

VT thmbThe last time Uber Rock’s Johnny H saw Vintage Trouble live they headlined a big top blues event in his home town of Abertillery. Four years on from that night and the rock ‘’n’ soul sensations have toured with the likes of The Who, AC/DC and Paloma Faith whilst also releasing their second album ‘1 Hopeful Rd.’ Looks like ole H-Bombz has got some catching up to do as he squeezes himself into a long since sold out Tramshed.

The Dead Daisies - 'Make Some Noise' (Spitfire/SPV) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 11 July 2016 03:00

DD300reviewSet to make some noise atop a mountain near you (well, us) in less than two week's time, The Dead Daisies have album number three chomping at the bit as it awaits release. Uber Rock's Mark Ashby listened to a supergroup of sorts 'Make Some Noise' to great effect.....

The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): July Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Sunday, 10 July 2016 03:30

derek86In 'Gunning For Clarity', the July instalment of Derek Philpott's The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased), the former proofer, somehow, solves the issue of gun control. Hit the link to lose yourself in the latest curiosity from the man behind the must-have book, 'Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes'.....


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