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Flying Colors - London, Islington, Assembly Hall - 13th October 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 04:00

FCthmbPaying an all too brief visit to the UK as part of their European tour to promote ‘Second Nature’, supergroup Flying Colors popped into London’s charming Islington Assembly Hall recently on a very wet and windy Monday night to find the place packed to the rafters with prog rockers looking to luxuriate in their musical flamboyance. There for Uber Rock was Jim Rowland standing stage front and centre wearing a freshly ironed cape.

H13: Jonny Town - Goat Leaf Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 03:33

goatleafh1386It's Day 10 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween and today we delve deep, too deep, into the putrid psyche of Jonny Town, frontman of uber-approved retro rock squad Goat Leaf. His band pushes every one of our collective buttons, but his dark thoughts and Blue Sunshine-addled memories of the macabre are too terrifying even for us.....

H13: GosT Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 27 October 2014 03:33

gosth1386Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween reach Day 9, and celebrate with the twisted thoughts and twisted sounds credited to GosT. How much more mysterious can you get than a skull-masked electronic expert with a penchant for the darkest sounds? Not much.....

The Quireboys - 'This Is Rock 'N' Roll II' (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 27 October 2014 03:00

qboysrnrII300'This Is Rock 'N' Roll II' is a reissue of the Quireboys' third album, originally released in 2001, that is harder to find than a recent picture of Spike without his bandana, and comes complete with four re-recorded versions of some of the band's more famous songs. Uber Rock's Gaz E ponders the double dip.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Ben Perrier - Los Pepes Print E-mail
Written by Ben Perrier   
Sunday, 26 October 2014 04:00

lospepesmix86Uber Rock heaped great praise on 'Los Pepes For Everyone', the debut album from the London-based power poppers Los Pepes, earlier this month, and for good reason! Now find out what makes the band tick by checking out the ultimate thirteen song mixtape crafted by the high-speed dubbing qualities of the band's Ben Perrier!

H13: Jake Freeman - Protector 101 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 26 October 2014 03:33

101h1386...and on the eighth day, El Diablo created Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween! Today's victim is Jake Freeman, the twisted svengali behind '80s synth-obsessed rotters, Protector 101. What horrors will this garish ghoul out of Ventura, California unleash from his retro-fried, diseased brain? Read on to find out.....

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 13 Must-See Rockin' Horror Movie Moments! Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 26 October 2014 03:00

deadend86With Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween Phantasm sphere-deep into its countdown to October 31st and our Horror All-Nighter team-up with Brynmawr's Market Hall Cinema, what better way to twist the knife of anticipation than by knocking up a cheeky checklist of thirteen must-see rockin' horror movie moments?!

H13: Dean Fletcher - Godkilla Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 03:33

deangodkillah1386Day 7 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween lumbers out of the night to haunt your every thought! Today's victim is Dean Fletcher of  Godkilla. This savage has a throat rougher than Freddy Krueger's skin and a beard that, if searched thoroughly, would surely be found to be holding several missing teenage girls against their will.....

No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: October Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 03:00

joctoberblog86With the October instalment of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog falling slap bang in the middle of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, it's hardly surprising that Jo Hayes goes spooky on us this month. Read on for a tale of dead punk rockers, ouija boards and laughing at The Exorcist.....

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Invasion of the Scream Queens Print E-mail
Written by Paul 'Zoot' Williams   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:30

driveinthumbHe's back, the man behind Gig Giggles! Yes, Zoot returns from the grave to pen a suitably idiotic review of 'Invasion of the Scream Queens', a documentary devoted to the ladies of horror celebrating its debut on DVD. Read on for the latest feature of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween, this one truly horrible.....

Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell/Dead Shed Jokers/Lacertilia - Cardiff, The Moon Club - 6th October 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Richards   
Friday, 24 October 2014 04:00

Admiral thumbThe Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell brought their own peculiar brand of greasy bastard rock to the Welsh capitol recently on a night where the monsoon like rain would have penetrated even the hardiest of junkie juice soaked denim cut offs. With a fine undercard on offer too though Cardiff’s rockers wouldn’t let a little light drizzle put them off the task at hand, which was to get a ‘Wreckin n’ Wrockin’ Moon Club style. Uber Rock’s Matt Richards was on hand to get well and truly shovelled.

H13: Andy A - Demoni Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 24 October 2014 03:33

demonih1386It's Day 6.66 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween so don't be surprised to find our severed fingers dabbling in the demonic. H13's next victim is Andy A of Boise, Idaho's punk/surf/psychobilly terror trio, Demoni. Read on for the crypt-cool thoughts on all things horrific from a man-thing that knows no bounds.....

H13: John Virgo - We Come From Ashes Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 23 October 2014 03:33

virgoh1386Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween continues its deadly dance towards October 31st with the diseased thoughts of a true beast with five fingers. John Virgo plays guitar for We Come From Ashes but, in his spare time, he digs up dead bodies, sits them around his dinner table, and reads them the lyrics from Poison albums. Allegedly. Read on for his slicin', dicin' opinion on Halloween and horror movies.....

Sonny Vincent & Spite - ‘Spiteful’ (Still Unbeatable Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 23 October 2014 03:20

Sonny Vincent Spiteapproved small 2013Three years in the making, this latest album from Sonny Vincent sees our glunk rock hero teaming up with Rat Scabies, Glen Matlock and Steve Mackay to make ‘Spiteful’. Uber Rock’s Dom Daley has been like a punk rock dog with two dicks in the run up to this one finally being released, so has it been worth the wait? Hit the link to find out more about an album Double D says is “tooled up to the tits”.

H13: Davie King - Spooky Jefferson's Ideal Lunchbox Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 03:33

spookyh1386Remember the Werewolf of Washington? Well, how about Spooky Jefferson's Ideal Lunchbox of Washington...Tyne and Wear? Yes, the fourth victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween is none other than Davie King of the 7 piece dark alternative/progressive/ska outfit. What horrors have his fevered mind unleashed?

Rancid - '...Honor Is All We Know' (Hellcat/Epitaph Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 03:00

rancidhonorcoverapproved small 2013Rancid return with the Brett Gurewitz-produced '...Honor Is All We Know', the band's eighth studio album and their first since 2009's 'Let The Dominoes Fall'. Uber Rock's Gaz E loves Rancid...and this new fourteen-track album isn't going to make him change his mind anytime soon.....


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