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Misfits/JD & the FDCs/A Sudden Vengeance Waits - Swansea, The Garage - 28th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 11 July 2014 03:00

MisSwans86The legendary Misfits closed a short run of UK dates with a show at The Garage in Swansea. Uber Rock's Dom Daley lives but a foul throw away from the location and couldn't believe that one of his favourite bands - ably supported by former Uber Rock Album of the Year winners JD & the FDCs - was about to hit the (small) stage of his local venue.....

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Chuck Ragan & The Camaraderie/Northcote/Billy The Kid - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club - 26th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 10 July 2014 03:00

chuckrag86Uber Rock's Ben Hughes loves Chuck Ragan's latest album, 'Till Midnight', so was first(ish) in line to see the Hot Water Music frontman on his solo UK tour. With impressive supports in the shape of Billy The Kid and Northcote, the Leeds show turned out to be one memorable night. Hit Read More to find out why.....

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Pearl Jam - Vienna, Wienner Stadthalle - 25th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Wednesday, 09 July 2014 03:00

PJvienna86Uber Rock's Jamie Richards loves Pearl Jam so much that seeing them live in the UK this summer just wasn't enough: no, our man in plaid journeyed to the Wienner Stadthalle in Vienna to see his heroes. Jeremy spoke in class today, and he said "Read this review, or I'll kill ya!"

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Electric River - ‘The Faith & Patience’ (Cadiz Music) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 03:00

Electric Riverapproved small 2013‘The Faith & Patience’ is the debut album from Ashford rockers Electric River which has been out to buy for a couple of weeks now. But as film critic Mark Kermode states in his latest book, “it’s not about being first, it’s about being right”, and as Uber Rock’s Johnny H normally hates anything that mentions Springsteen within the influence list, we waited for this one with baited breath. The icon to the left may be a little giveaway, but what follows next really was something we did not expect.

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Ministry - 'Last Tangle In Paris: Live 2012' (UDR) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 07 July 2014 03:00

ministrylasttanglecover'Last Tangle In Paris' is a combination concert film/live album recorded on Ministry's 2012 'DeFiBriLaTour', released now as a tribute to late guitarist Mike Scaccia who died just five months after the gig was recorded. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks out one of this fine release's many formats.....

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The Interrogation Of Vintage Trouble Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 06 July 2014 03:00

VT1486Uber Rock's Ben Hughes caught up with the members of Vintage Trouble as they prepared to play a private gig at York Racecourse. Asking the questions that all Troublemakers want to hear answers to, did our man undertake the most revealing interview with the band yet? Only one way to find out - hit Read More and witness The Interrogation Of Vintage Trouble.....

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Hard 'n' Heavy VII: The Stormbringer - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 20th & 21st June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E (with Elaine Niblett)   
Saturday, 05 July 2014 03:00

gavhnh86Hard 'n' Heavy, the free festival from Two Bucks Rock Productions, returned to The Dolls House for its seventh instalment, equally blessed and cursed with the strongest line-up of bands yet. Uber Rock's Gaz E (ably assisted by the seductive Elaine Niblett) was there to detail the events for your reading pleasure.....

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Black Flag/The Royal We/Cinema Cinema - Club Europa, Brooklyn - 22nd June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Van Hoek   
Friday, 04 July 2014 03:00

BFdrum86Everyone's got an opinion about the current Black Flag.....but Uber Rock's comes from the virtual pen of Anthony Allen Van Hoek of Chesty Malone and the Slice 'em Ups! Anthony caught Greg Ginn and band at Club Europa in Brooklyn and tells it like it is regarding Black Flag in 2014. Agree? Read More and find out.....

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Vintage Trouble - York, York University Summer Ball @ York Racecourse - 18th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 03 July 2014 03:00

VT1486Uber Rock's Ben Hughes found his "Summer of Trouble" restricted to just one night watching Vintage Trouble live...and in the most curious of places too. But, after grabbing a must-read interview that you can see this coming weekend, our man marvelled, as always, at the VT live experience.....

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Fucked Up/Cerebral Ballzy - London, Scala - 18th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 03:00

fuckedupgig1486I should Koko....and so should have Fucked Up, if the London show of the band's brief four-date UK tour in support of new album, 'Glass Boys', hadn't been moved from the venue of the same name to the Scala. Uber Rock's Darrel Sutton wasn't about to be caught out, though. Hit Read More for the Fucked Up facts.....

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Download Festival - Donington Park - 14th & 15th June 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 03:00

TFSDL1486Eamon O'Neill might be the newest kid on the Uber Rock block but that doesn't mean that he hasn't got it (the right stuff) when it comes to hangin' tough at the UK's biggest festivals. Hit Read More for his verdict on some of the more noteworthy bands at this year's Download Festival.....

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Cyanide Pills - 'Live 'n' Nasty In Frankfurt' (Damaged Goods) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 30 June 2014 03:00

cyanide pillsJohnny Thunders Lived In Leeds? Well, if anyone can confirm this rumour it'll be Yorkshire glunk rockers Cyanide Pills. Uber Rock's Dom Daley can't pop enough of these Pills, jonesing for new material from the band. 'Live 'n' Nasty In Frankfurt' certainly hits his G-spot...that's 'G' for 'Glunk', of course.....

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Casino Steel - The Boys - Uber Rock Interview‏ Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 29 June 2014 03:00

casinoint86The Boys released 'Punk Rock Menopause', the band's first studio album in over three decades, earlier this month and, after a glowing album review and a World Exclusive music video premiere, we wondered how Uber Rock could follow it up? Then we decided to get our very own yob, Dom Daley, to grab a rare chat with Casino Steel. Another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive? Have we ever let you down?

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 41 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014With Johnny H away on holiday, there were big mittens left to fill at BRfm's lavish studios when Wednesday, 7pm rolled around. Luckily Gaz and Watkins called in a lot of favours and secured the services of a bona fide Welsh rock 'n' roll icon to sit in as a guest for Episode 41 of The Uber Rock Radio Show, bringing with him with a couple of songs itching for exclusive first plays.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: Scorpions, Iron Maiden & Girlschool - July 30th, 1982‏ Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:30

scorpsbill86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary PMRC-troubling shock rockers Impaler, returns with the June instalment of his classic Vintage Concert Bill feature, this time checking out a triple header of the Scorpions promoting the 'Blackout' album, Iron Maiden with new singer Bruce at the helm, and Girlschool on their first full American tour. How cool is that?! Hit Read More for classic retro rock action!

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Super Duper Alice Cooper Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:00

deadend86Super Duper Alice Cooper, the excellent new 'doc opera' focusing on the fall and rise of the artist formerly known as Vincent Furnier, floored the loyal attendees of Uber Rock's first Dead End Drive-In cinema night and Dom Daley was so impressed that he went straight out and ordered the Deluxe Edition featuring four discs housed in a hardback book. Hit Read More and get luxurious.....

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