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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 51 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 15 November 2014 03:00

URradiothumb2014How do you follow a Halloween spooktakular of a show where spirits were summoned up from the depths and moss grew on a south-facing wall? Why, by seeing how many strawberry bon-bons a trio of clueless wireless ne'er-do-wells could stuff into their mouths and still do a live radio show. Yes, Episode 51 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was as classy as usual.....

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Monster Magnet - 'Milking The Stars: A Re-Imagining Of Last Patrol' (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Friday, 14 November 2014 03:00

MonsterMagnetmilking'Milking The Stars' is a re-imagined version of Monster Magnet's 2013 album, 'Last Patrol', featuring four new songs and live tracks. "Not a re-mix record by the current definition, more like 'Last Patrol' in a 'what if?' style alternate reality," claims band mainman Dave Wyndorf. Does Uber Rock's Ben Hughes agree? Hit that link and find out.....

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Ginger Wildheart/Eureka Machines/The Scaramanga Six - York, Fibbers - 30th October 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 13 November 2014 03:00

GWBfibbers86The first of four dates on the Ginger Wildheart Halloween Tour took place in York, at the new and improved Fibbers venue, and Uber Rock's Ben Hughes was there to witness it. With support from The Scaramanga Six and the always excellent Eureka Machines, and with Kelii Compulsive added to Ginger's band line-up, this was sure to be one helluva night.....

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The Damned - 'The Black Album' (Plastic Head) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 03:00

damnedblackalbumcoverThe Damned's "Black Album" is the recipient of a deluxe, triple vinyl reissue that was originally intended for Record Store Day 2015 but has been released early, much to the delight of Uber Rock's Dom Daley. What deluxe bang do you get for your buck? Hit that Read More link and all will be revealed.....

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Tony Wright - 'Thoughts 'n' All' (Woodcut Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 03:00

Tonysolocover440'Thoughts 'n' All' is the debut solo album from Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright, and quite possibly the most personal and heartfelt recording he has ever made. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes listens and finds an artist documenting darker times yet still able to produce songs that truly impress.....

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Magic Eight Ball - 'Last Of The Old Romantics' (Magic Cat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 10 November 2014 03:00

oldromatics500coverapproved small 2013There'll be some interest in 'Last Of The Old Romantics', the new album from Magic Eight Ball, because the late Rik Mayall made possibly his last ever appearance as a guest on the record. But, here at URHQ, we're interested in the music, especially as last year's 'Sorry We're Late But We're Worth The Wait' ended up on many an uber scribe's turntable. Ben Hughes listens, loves what he hears, then listens again.....

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Danny Garcia - 'Looking For Johnny' - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 09 November 2014 03:30

garcia86int'Looking For Johnny', Danny Garcia's documentary on Johnny Thunders, has just been released on DVD in the UK, with the film's soundtrack set to appear on limited edition red vinyl later this month. Uber Rock's Dom Daley caught up with Garcia to get the lowdown on the making of this must-see, uber-approved documentary.....

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The Erotics - 'Preaching To the Choir' (Find Your Fangs Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 08 November 2014 03:00

eroticschoircoverapproved small 2013Albany, NY's The Erotics gathered up a horde of obsessive fans in the fall of 2012 and shepherded them into Don Fury Studio for a show now captured on 'Preaching To The Choir' in all its raucous, riotous glory. Uber Rock's Gaz E listens to a truly live album, minus any overdubs or studio trickery.....

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Heart & Friends - 'Home For The Holidays' (Frontiers Music SRL) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 07 November 2014 03:00

heart hfth coverHeart played a special Christmas show in Seattle last December, with guest appearances from Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Train's Pat Monahan and Shawn Colvin, the holiday special now being released by Frontiers on CD/DVD and Blu-ray. Uber Rock's Gaz E gets the eggnog out early as he thinks about Nancy Wilson hanging her stockings up.....

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Crazy Lixx - ‘Crazy Lixx’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 06 November 2014 03:00

Crazy LixxWith the release of their self titled fourth studio record Swedish melodic sleaze rockers Crazy Lixx sound like a band on a mission. The task at hand to turn their already established sound into 11 anthemic rock songs that will satisfy both... the hard core Lixx fans as well as fans of melodic hard rock and hair metal in general. Uber Rock’s Johnny H thinks they’ve actually gone a step further than that and released the “best melodic sleaze album of the year”. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to find out why

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Bitch Queens - 'Kill Your Friends' (Lux Noise Records / Strange Magic Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 04:00

Kill Your Friends FrontBasel bad boys Bitch Queens describe their sound as being "a street fight with the Stooges and the Backyard Babies, while next door the Dead Boys are drinking beer with Turbonegro." Sounds pretty good, right?! Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks out the band's brand new album, 'Kill Your Friends', available on CD and gorgeous red or black 180g vinyl.....

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In Faith - ‘There's A Storm Coming’ (Rocktopia Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 03:00

In Faithapproved small 2013Last week was one of the craziest weeks for new releases that we can remember in our time online, so much so that rather than cram them all in in shortened format we kept some of them back to to give them the full attention they deserved. Case in point, ‘There's A Storm Coming’ the debut album from UK melodic rockers In Faith, a record so breath-taking that Uber Rock's Dave Prince is almost lost for words…Well almost.

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Honest John Plain Band/Electric River - Bristol, Louisiana - 17th October 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 03:00

Poster thmbWith The Boys having released 'Punk Rock Menopause', their first album in over 32 years earlier this year, guitarist Honest John Plain seemingly couldn’t wait to take the songs to the kids setting out a series of six solo shows across October and November. Uber Rock was at the tour’s opening night in Bristol, and here Johnny H picks up the story of what turned out to be a very special night indeed.

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Mariachi El Bronx - 'Mariachi El Bronx (III)' (ATO Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 November 2014 03:00

mariachi3cover500Mariachi El Bronx, the alter ego of punk rockers The Bronx, follows up their first two albums, 'Mariachi El Bronx' and 'Mariachi El Bronx' with third album, 'Mariachi El Bronx'. Uber Rock's Gaz E discovers an album that blurs the mariachi rulebook a little with the use of sequencers and analog synthesisers......

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Ricky Warwick - Black Star Riders - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 02 November 2014 03:00

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A few weeks back Black Star Riders’ Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson and Robbie Crane played a one-off acoustic show at the legendary Diamond Rock Club in Ahoghill. Uber Rock’s Eamon O'Neill was at the gig and was fortunate enough to get some time to chat with local lad Ricky Warwick, to find our all about the Riders’ second album, the new record from (sic), plus all the details behind those long delayed Almighty reissues, you know what you have to do… Hit it!!!!

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 50 - Halloween Special Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 01 November 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show hit the milestone that was 50 episodes just two days short of October 31st so it was a no-brainer that the ghouls behind the show - Gruesome Gary Lively, Johnny H(ills Have Eyes) and Rob "The Butcher" Watkins - would summon up some evil, spirited music from the depths of Hell....and not only that, but a wicked, uncouth guest star known only by the mysterious handle of "Zoot".....

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