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The 50 Greatest Metal Albums Ever Print E-mail
Written by Joe Daly   
Sunday, 14 August 2011 05:00

600px-US_50_svgNow this could spark a heated debate! Our US UR scribe Joe Daly gets his hands dirty as he tries to fashion the ultimate list of the fifty greatest metal albums of all time. Not only does our man with a metal plan list his top fifty, he also explains how he got that list down. Agree? Disagree? Read on as Uber Rock gets in the debating chair......

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Rebellion Festival 2011 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 6th August 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H, Ian Bell, Dom Daley and Rich Hobson   
Saturday, 13 August 2011 05:00
Rebellion_R_thmbThe Rebellion weekend passes its half way point as Saturday's line up welcomes the return of Cock Sparrer to Blackpool's majestic Winter Gardens.  Our four musketeers are bravely battling the kiss me quick hat mentality that surrounds them by starting their day with a "literary review".  Johnny H picks up the story of day three, as our boys get all cultural.
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Rebellion Festival 2011 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 5th August 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Johhny H, Ian Bell, Dom Daley and Rich Hobson   
Friday, 12 August 2011 05:00
Rebellion_R_thmbDay two of our coverage of this year's Rebellion Festival and it's Punk Rock action a-go-go as we cover more bands than is possibly capable for four people who have had very little to eat, plenty to drink and about four hours shut eye between them.  Friday's line up always looked like it was going to be mental...and it certainly didn't disappoint
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Rebellion Festival 2011 - Blackpool, Winter Gardens - 4th August 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Johhny H, Ian Bell, Dom Daley and Rich Hobson   
Thursday, 11 August 2011 05:00
Rebellion_R_thmbThe first weekend of August means two things at URHQ, the start of a new football season and a weekend of Punk Rock mayhem courtesy of the UK's leading independent music festival Rebellion.  With our team four man (and a lady) strong this year here's what happened on the opening day, so sit back relax and get ready for some old school Rebellion.
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Steven Adler - Adler's Appetite/Guns N' Roses - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Kim Thore   
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 05:00

adler86Like this guy needs any introduction; With his 'My Appetite For Destruction' book recently released in paperback, our US uber-vixen Kim Thore caught up with former Guns N' Roses member Steven Adler to talk about his drumming and his demons. Read on as this notorious rock 'n' roller tells it like it is regarding addiction, Adler's Appetite and the '80s....

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Butch Walker - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 01:00

safe_imageCA0POYONWith the second, self-titled, album from Butch Walker and the Black Widows released at the end of the month, what better time to catch up with Butch and get all the details on the making of a sure contender for album of the year? Russ P spoke to Butch prior to his one-off London show last month and got it all on tape for yet another UBERROCK TV must-see interview exclusive.

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Trivium - 'In Waves' (Roadrunner) Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Monday, 08 August 2011 05:00

Trivium-In-WavesFlorida metal outfit Trivium return with studio album number five, 'In Waves', released today on Roadrunner. We asked David Whistance to check out this new platter from a band that have had a brief taste of metal glory - could they recapture it with this new album that threatens to be their best yet? Read on and find out......

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Slugfest 4 : Sunday - Abertillery, The Doll's House - 31st July 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 07 August 2011 05:00

slugsun86Day 3 of Slugfest 4 and, after a chilled-out afternoon of acoustic rock, the fucked up festival returns to The Doll's House to cough out its last breath to a soundtrack of old school thrash metal, timeless punk and stunning stoner rock. Read on as Gaz E says farewell to another incredible weekend that has to be experienced to be believed...

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Slugfest 4 : Saturday - Abertillery, The Mount - 30th July 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 06 August 2011 05:00

slugsat86Day 2 of Slugfest 4 and the action moves to The Mount for its notorious Saturday shenanigans. With great bands like The Hip Priests, Lifer, Scutty Neighbours, Bad Sam and Fell On Black Days amongst others, this second day is the one where things usually get noisier, messier and a little crazier. This year did not disappoint.....

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Slugfest 4 : Friday - Abertillery, The Doll's House - July 29th 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 05 August 2011 06:00

slugfri86Slugfest, the fucked up and free festival that takes place in two cool venues on the same street in Abertillery Rock City, returns for its fourth year, bigger and badder than ever before. With twenty five punk and metal bands spread over three days (and an adjacent acoustic event) this event is the noisiest, messiest and most debauched out there. Read on as Gaz E gets to grips with the opening night.......

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High Voltage - London, Victoria Park - 23rd & 24th July 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Friday, 05 August 2011 05:00

hvmsg86Quickly becoming our resident festival man with a plan, Ross Welford took the trip to Victoria Park to catch the second High Voltage festival. With his uber-utility belt containing many prog-repellent pellets, our hard rocking hombre took in the sounds of the likes of Michael Monroe, Black Spiders, Rival Sons, Black Country Communion, Judas Priest, Thunder and his all-time favourite band, Dream Theater, for your reading pleasure. Grace this man's words with your presence by clicking that link.....

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Kory Clarke - Warrior Soul/Trouble - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Attila Timár   
Thursday, 04 August 2011 05:00

korythumbintAttila Timár, our intrepid reporter Hungary for rock in Budapest, pulled this awesome chat with Warrior Soul frontman Kory Clarke out of the bag for your reading pleasure! Want to know all about the upcoming Warrior Soul album? Kory's artwork? His acoustic album? His favourite Trouble song? Then click that link and see Team Timár on the march to interview glory!!

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Argy Bargy/The Old Firm Casuals/Control - Bristol, The Croft - 20th July 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 05:00

lars86Like a punk rock cockroach Matt Phelps was still standing when life threatened to get in the way of Uber Rock. Headlined by British Oi! legends Argy Bargy yet advertised as a gig by The Old Firm Casuals - who feature Rancid's Lars Frederiksen in their ranks - this show in Bristol promised much......and, boy, did it deliver! Read on for the reasons why...

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Uber Rock at Sonisphere 2011 - The Answer - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 05:30

safe_imageCA0POYONThis is it - the final exclusive video interview brought to you by UBERROCK TV at the Sonisphere 2011 festival. Tazz Stander caught up with Paul Mahon and Micky Waters of The Answer backstage at the festival to ask them a slew of cultured questions.....possibly. With a UK tour in October, what better time to catch up with these retro rockin' mofos? Click that link for the final Sonisphere golden TV ticket....

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Uber Rock at Sonisphere 2011 - Hayseed Dixie - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 05:00

safe_imageCA0POYONToday UBERROCK TV wraps up its coverage of the Sonisphere festival with the final two video interviews from backstage at the year's biggest UK festival. First Tazz Stander catches up with Barley Scotch and Jake Byers from hard rockin' hillbillies Hayseed Dixie, creators of the wondrous 'rockgrass' genre of music, fusing bluegrass with the finest slabs o' classic rock. Click that link and ready yourself for yet another hugely entertaining slice of TV gold.....

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The Erotics - 'Rarities & Reacharounds' (Big Zee Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 01 August 2011 05:00

erotics86epapproved_smallLimited to just one hundred hand numbered copies 'Rarities & Reacharounds', the new EP from Albany, New York's The Erotics, contains six never before released songs from the band, including a version of a famous song that, although recorded in truly patriotic fashion, still suffered at the hands of the suits. Read on for the full story on this uber-approved limited set.....

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