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Davy Vain - Vain - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Attila Timár   
Thursday, 20 October 2011 04:55
davy_thmbWith a new album about to hit the shelves in the form of  'Enough Rope', times are very busy for a certain Davy Vain. Attila Timár recently caught up with the self assured frontman to get the low down on this his band's sixth studio album whilst also finding out about his time in Roadcrew and what it was like working with Christina Aguilera. Expect plenty of secrets to spill as our Hungarian warrior of chat finally gets to interview one of his all-time heroes.
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H13 : Becky Delirious - Scream Baby Scream Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 20 October 2011 04:00

becky86The second victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween is Becky Delirious, bass player with Italy's sleaziest horror rockers Scream Baby Scream. Apart from guaranteeing a million hits from living dead girls with his gruesome good looks, Becky's thoughts on Halloween and his love of gore drenched flicks are sure to entertain even the most hardened horror nut. Read on and experience the terror of this homicidal, fleash eating madness.....

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H13: Acey Slade Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 04:00

aceyh1386It's heeeeeere, Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween returns, a crescendo of bone crushing terror and spine tingling chills. Who better to crack open the casket and resurrect our sickening series than Acey Slade, a man who has been in more cool bands than we have had hot brains. Currently playing bass for Joan Jett (see what we mean?!), Acey took time out from his schedule of being as cool as fuck to answer UR's 13 curious horror-related questions - who will survive and what will be left of them?

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The Mission - Bristol, O2 Academy - 10th October 1011 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 05:00
Mission_ThmbThe Mission are back, and celebrating 25 years of gothic greatness across European concert stages right now. The Bristol O2 Academy chose to celebrate its 10th Birthday by providing us with a first night of the tour special, and with it being £10 a ticket Dom Daley was soon dancing through the poppy fields all the way to Bristol on a gloomy and windswept Monday night.
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The Return of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween! Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 04:00

H13thumbYes, that's right, tomorrow sees the first of this year's 13 days of Halloween as Uber Rock once again collars a bunch of horror-obsessed rock 'n' rollers and tortures them until they answer a devil's dozen of twisted questions about all things spooky. But this year things are a little different - read on to find out how.....

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The Union - 'Siren's Song' (Payola Records) Print E-mail
Written by Matthew Blakout   
Monday, 17 October 2011 05:00

The_Union_-_Sirens_SongHere's a new release that has some of the UR Massive giggling like schoolgirls and fawning over like it's some gift from the Gods of rock. Is the second album from The Union really that good? Matt Blakout, who loved the band's first album so much he turned off Winger for an hour to listen to it (possibly), check's out 'Siren's Song' - click that link to discover if our man is living in a World In Union or suffering Union City Blues......

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The Bands That Killed Hair Metal: Part 1 Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Sunday, 16 October 2011 05:00
Grunge_thmb_2How the hell could we ever follow our immensely popular feature on Glam/Hair Metal bands?  We'd been racking our brains for weeks at URHQ for new ideas when the answer was staring us in the face all along.  Rich Hobson was the man with the uber cool plan, and that plan involves a feature that we guarantee will include not one wind swept over produced power ballad video.  Ladies & Gentlemen we proudly present - The Bands That Killed Hair Metal
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LA Guns/Damn Dice/The Prophets Of Addiction - Pontypool, The Hog & Hosper - 8th October 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 15 October 2011 05:10
LA_Phil_ThmbHaving spent most of September touring a large part of Europe, Phil Lewis and Steve Riley's version of L.A. Guns recently found themselves playing their second Welsh show in just three days, due to what appeared to be some pretty bizarre tour scheduling. Johnny H was certainly not complaining though as three 'original' bands playing a local rock pub is the stuff he has wet dreams about.... We do worry you know.
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Reckless Love - 'Animal Attraction' (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 14 October 2011 05:00

reckless-love-animal-attractionHere it is, the album all Uber Rockers have been waiting for, the second release from Finnish pop band Reckless Love. Could Gaz E, UR's notoriously difficult to get along with tubby terror, finally learn to love the band whose first album made him want to kill everyone and then himself? Read on and find out just why he wants to shoot quality albums at fuckwits.......

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Pain Of Salvation - 'Road Salt Two' (Inside Out Music) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 13 October 2011 04:55
Pain_Of_Salvation_thmbapproved_small_2011Hailing from Sweden, progressive metallers Pain Of Salvation may have just released the 'sleeper' album of the year in their 'Road Salt Two' CD. This baby crept into URHQ late one night and proceeded to sonically slap us around a bit until we simply had to press the repeat button on the CD player. Jim Rowland explains why this is an album you just have to own.
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Tyla J. Pallas - 'Quinquaginta' (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 05:00

tyla_j_pallasWith his first release under the Tyla J. Pallas moniker, the legendary frontman of The Dogs D'Amour gets retrospective as he reaches 50 years of age and unveils a set that mixes new tunes with some re-recorded songs from his past. But would this half century be a case of half full or half empty? Read on as Dom D'Amour Daley gushes over a return to form from the King Outlaw.....

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Hardcore Superstar - 'The Party Ain't Over 'Til We Say So...' (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 05:00

hardcore-superstar-the-partySwedish "street metal" outfit Hardcore Superstar strut into their second decade alongside the release of a twenty song 'Best Of', featuring one new track and available in a cool double vinyl set. What better time to look back at the band's sleazy career and who better to do it than Uber Rock's sleaziest scribe Ross Welford? Read on as our man with an HCSS tattoo gets sentimental...or at least part of that word.....

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Wednesday 13 - 'Calling All Corpses' (Wednesday 13 LLC) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 10 October 2011 05:00

Wednesday-13-Calling-All-Corpsesapproved_small_2011After releasing albums with both Gunfire 76 and Murderdolls, Wednesday 13 returns to his solo career with 'Calling All Corpses', promising a return to the "dumb, fun, fist in the air" horror rock of old. Could this resurrection be complete? Gaz E thinks so, if you cadaver believe him.....

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The Rev - The Howling - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 09 October 2011 05:00
The_Rev_thmbHe was the coolest one in Towers Of London, the rock edge that made a Prodigy live show so incendiary, and he also did a few shows with Dirty Harry.  Now the modern day guitar god that is The Rev is back with his all new band The Howling and they're ready to rip out our throats with their blend of dance infused rock. We sent wolf man H Bomb out to the band's colony to find out why we're all about to "Howl"!
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Judas Priest - 'Single Cuts' Box Set & 'The Chosen Few' (Sony) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 08 October 2011 04:55

Single_Cuts_CDFor a band rumoured to be on the road to retirement, the Judas Priest merch machine is churning out new product so quickly right now that even the grinder won't be able to keep up with all the metal it has to eat. Johnny H casts his electric eye over two of these releases as he reviews the band's box set of singles and an album specially chosen by the Priest's musical peers. Our intrepid scribe asks the question "are these releases really delivering the goods?" 

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Warrior Soul/Cheerleader - Ebbw Vale, The Steelhouse - 30th September 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 07 October 2011 05:00

kory86liveKory Clarke returns to Wales for the first time since his notorious skirmish with the mouth-breathing patrons of a backward, backwoods boozer, but this time he brings the rest of Warrior Soul with him. With a new bass player added at short notice would the legendary band need to leave another Welsh venue in a hurry? The seven song encore afforded The Steelhouse should offer some kind of clue......

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