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Dirt Box Disco - 'Bloonz' (STP Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 11 April 2014 03:00

bloonzcover300approved small 2013"Best live band in the country" is a statement oft-whispered around URHQ when the name 'Dirt Box Disco' is uttered by the Uber Rock Elders. Gaz E checks out 'Bloonz', the band's third full length album, knowing that he'll never get the chance to use the "full of hot air" cliché when faced with an album that will soar with the eagles if you let it.....

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Winger - 'Better Days Comin' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Matthew Blakout   
Thursday, 10 April 2014 03:00

wingerbettercoverLegendary US rockers Winger return with the band's sixth studio album, 'Better Days Comin', released via Frontiers Records. We know one person in the whole wide world who has a signed Winger t-shirt, so enter Matt Blakout, Tigertailz drummer and melodic rock auteur, to review it for your reading pleasure.....

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The Great British Alternative Music Festival - Minehead, Butlin’s - 28th-30th March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 03:00

GBAF finalthumbAs the clocks in the UK went forwards to mark the start of British Summer Time, the clocks in Minehead Butlin’s turned themselves back to around about 1979 for the latest three day Great British Alternative Music Festival. Running Friday to Sunday and featuring the likes of The Damned, The Buzzcocks, Cockney Rejects and many others, we sent along a team of crack Uber Rock Soldiers to bring you all the action. Right here is Johnny H’s report from the festival frontline.

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Five Finger Death Punch/Upon A Burning Body/Pop Evil - Birmingham, O2 Academy - 28th March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 03:00

FFDP posterHeading over to Birmingham’s O2 Academy for a sell-out show on their ‘Wrong Side Of Heaven’ world tour Uber Rock’s Nick Russell wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from Five Finger Death Punch. Having thought their recent album to be a bit ‘metal by numbers’ just what would the boys from Las Vegas be like live? Click the link for the all-important Uber Rock verdict.

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Black Label Society - 'Catacombs Of The Black Vatican' (Mascot Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 07 April 2014 03:00

BLSvaticancover300Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society return with their first studio album since 2010. Uber Rock's Gaz E discovers that fans thinking they know what to expect from this new release may be surprised....but not disappointed, as BLS have turned in one of the albums of their career.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dean Tsolondres - The Terraces Print E-mail
Written by Dean Tsolondres   
Sunday, 06 April 2014 03:00

Dean ThumbPlaying bootboy anthems with a bootroom mentality Australian bruisers The Terraces made an immediate size ten impression on the Uber Rock faithful with their awesome self-titled debut album back in 2012. A couple of visits to Blighty and the ‘Extra Time’ EP later and there still wasn’t a bad word we could find to say about these four foul mouthed Punks Of Mother England. Here guitarist Dean Tsolondres gets to compile his very own Midnite Mixtape Massacre to soundtrack the band’s influences and boy is this one a ripper!

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 35 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 05 April 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014For the first time The Uber Rock Radio Show was a man down, the six-legged airwaves atrocity reduced to a two-cocked wavelength of terror. New tunes from the likes of The Cry, Black Heart Breakers, Well Hung Heart, The Chuck Norris Experiment, I Love Rich, The Used, Barren Womb, The Bastard Sons, Heavy Tiger and The Cringe mingled with classics from Cancer Bats, Hey! Hello!, Last Great Dreamers and, umm, The Wild Family, while Watkins's Tune detailed the heartbreaking tale of a middle-aged man with absolutely nothing going for him. Hit Read More for Listen Again links!

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Various Artists - 'Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life' (Rhino Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 05 April 2014 03:40

diotribthumbWith a guestlist that features some of the biggest names in rock and metal today, 'Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life' pays, surely, the ultimate tribute to one of, if not the, finest metal singers in the history of the genre. Uber Rock's Rob Watkins was first in line at URHQ to throw the horns in the direction of this must-hear tribute compilation.....

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Stiff Little Fingers/The Godfathers - London, Kentish Town Forum - 28th March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 05 April 2014 03:20

SLF thmbIt’s a decade since Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland last witnessed Northern Ireland’s godfathers of punk rock Stiff Little Fingers live, and as his recent encounter at London’s Kentish Town Forum proved a lot has changed with the band in that time. With The Godfathers also along for the tour there was definitely ‘No Going Back’ for our intrepid scribe.

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Stiff Little Fingers - 'No Going Back' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 04 April 2014 03:00

SLGnogoingcoverFunded via a PledgeMusic campaign, legendary Northern Irish punk rockers Stiff Little Fingers return with 'No Going Back', the band's tenth studio album. Featuring a guest appearance from Ricky Warwick, this new record surprised Uber Rock's Gaz E for several reasons. Hit Read More for the lowdown.....

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OFF! - 'Wasted Years' (Vice Music) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 03 April 2014 03:00

offwastedart400OFF!, the hardcore 'supergroup' featuring members of Redd Kross, Hot Snakes and Burning Brides and fronted by Circle Jerks/Black Flag legend Keith Morris, returns with 'Wasted Years', the band's third full-length release. Uber Rock's Dom Daley thinks this is a must-have album - read on to find out why.....

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Bonafide/Bad Touch - York, The Duchess - 22nd March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 03:00

bonafidepontus400yorkIf there was ever a band that did exactly what it says on the tin, then it's Swedish rock 'n' rollers Bonafide. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes filled his head with rock as he caught the York show of the band's UK tour, with hotly-tipped rockers Bad Touch in support. Hit Read More for the lowdown dirty details.....

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Rebellion, Amsterdam, NL - Amsterdam, The Melkweg - 22nd March 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H & Nev "Zigzag" Brooks   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 03:00

Rebellion flyer thmbTwelve hours, three stages, and the chance to experience a host of punk rock bands we’ve largely never heard of before sounds like a challenge to us. But we needed to get to Amsterdam first and to The Melkweg where Rebellion were putting on a show headlined by Uber Rock faves Cock Sparrer and The Damned. Johnny H And Nev Brooks were our men on the scene for what proved to be a most memorable weekend, for all the right reasons.

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William Control - ‘The Neuromancer’ (Control Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Monday, 31 March 2014 03:00

willcontrolcoverHaving moved on from his days fronting Seattle punk rockers Aiden the William Control of 2014 is a musician more than happy in his newer constantly evolving EDM soundscape and as Uber Rock’s Dave Prince discovers, with his latest album ‘The Neuromancer’ William may have finally arrived at his true spiritual home. Hit the link and all will soon be revealed.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 200 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 31 March 2014 02:00

album86200! What a milestone! For two hundred weeks Uber Rock has gifted you good people the majesty of the finest cover art in the history of eyes via the award-winning feature, Album Cover Of The Week. To celebrate this monumental event, emphasis on the mental, we have gone down the classic route for exhibit 200.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Acey Slade - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Print E-mail
Written by Acey Slade   
Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:00

aceymix86Acey Slade needs little introduction. After playing in bands such as Dope, Amen, Murderdolls, and his own outfits, Trashlight Vision and Acey Slade & the Dark Party, he now finds himself playing bass guitar for one of the most iconic rock 'n' roll bands out there, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Uber Rock handed Acey a C90 and asked him to compile his ultimate 13 song mixtape.....

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