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The Uber Rock Singles Club - July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley & Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 31 July 2016 03:20

Brian JamesAfter a month off to jolly around France chasing a dream Dom Daley is back to business this month with a bulging full bag of 7 & 8" records and some digital and CD singles too. Along for the ride this time too is Gaz Tidey as The Uber Rock Singles Club marks the end of July with releases by The Hip Priests, Brian James, The Dahlmanns and a whole lot more b-sides. Hit the link to join the spinmasters.

Paul Cripple and Maks Motherfucka - Reagan Youth - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 31 July 2016 03:00

Paul Cripple ThumbThis time next week NYC anarcho punk rockers Reagan Youth will be in the UK at the beginning of an eleven date European tour, and this time around mainstay guitarist Paul Cripple has a singer alongside him regular readers of Uber Rock might just recognise. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with the guitarist and the curiously named Maks Motherfucka to talk about touring, the origins of Reagan Youth and bizarrely, US cock rockers Kick Axe.

Steelhouse Festival - Aberbeeg, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm - 24th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey & Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 30 July 2016 03:00

steelhouse1686sundayThe Sunday of the sixth Steelhouse Festival reintroduced some familiar bands, and that slippery fucker we know as rain. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey, with added help from Rob Watkins, wasn't going to let a little precipitation stop him from fashioning harsh words about much-loved beat combos.....

Steelhouse Festival - Aberbeeg, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm - 22nd & 23rd July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins & Johnny H   
Friday, 29 July 2016 03:00

Steelhouse ThmbSteelhouse Festival returned last weekend for its sixth annual shindig perched on top of the Arael Mountain between Aberbeeg and Abertillery. Kicking things off this year were three young Welsh bands on the Friday “warm up” night whilst Brit rock stalwarts Thunder topped the Saturday bill. On site to cover all the action for Uber Rock were Rob Watkins and Johnny H.

Supersuckers/Bree - Bristol, The Fleece - 20th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 28 July 2016 03:00

SS86revJust over a year ago the Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World, Supersuckers, cancelled a European tour as Eddie Spaghetti battled stage-3 throat cancer. Fast forward to July 2016 and the singer is cancer-free and back on UK stages. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey was in Bristol to see the first date of a short run of British shows.....

The Graveltones - ‘Live At The Lexington’ (Brooklyn Brewery Records) Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 03:00

Graveltones posterapproved small 2013Jamie Richards is not only Uber Rock’s resident sexual human being he’s also our number one fan of Australian garage rockers The Graveltones. So when said band released an ultra-limited slab of 12” green wax recently he just had to get himself a copy. The album in question is called ‘Live At The Lexington’ and right here he explains why you should all get a copy too.

The Ginger Wildheart Band / Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors / The Main Grains - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club - 14th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 03:00

GWben86Yes, after reviewing the opening night of the latest UK tour from The Ginger Wildheart Band Uber Rock has done the unthinkable and prepared a second review from the very same tour. Why? For at least two very special reasons - let Ben Hughes explain.....

Butch Walker - 'Stay Gold' (Lojinx) Print E-mail
Written by Ashley Pocock   
Monday, 25 July 2016 03:00

butchstaycover550approved small 2013When a new Butch Walker album arrives at URHQ it's always a scrum to get reviewing mitts on said long player. Ashley Pocock was quickest off the blocks when he heard that 'Stay Gold' had landed in the uber-inbox, writing here of why he thinks this new record is one of Butch's greatest albums to date.....

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - ‘Twisted Sister: Metal Meltdown Live!’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 24 July 2016 03:00

deadendthumbThe forty year career of Twisted “Fucking” Sister will shortly be coming to a close, the band playing a series of high profile “tribute’ shows in honour of their fallen comrade, drummer A.J. Pero. ‘Metal Meltdown’ is where it all started in Las Vegas in May 2015. Uber Rock’s Johnny H checks out the soon to be released audio/visual document of the event and comes away with a tear in his eye.

Magic Eight Ball - 'Richest Men In The Dolls House' (Magic Cat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 23 July 2016 04:00

M8Bdollscover300approved small 2013Rather than simply release a new single, Magic Eight Ball have taken another choice cut from their latest long player, and built a live album release around it; recorded at an Uber Rock club night no less! Ben Hughes listens to, and loves, 'Richest Men In The Dolls House'.....

Steven Tyler - ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ (Dot Records/Big Machine) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 23 July 2016 03:00

Steven TylerFor his debut solo album Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler has only gone and gone a little bit country on our sorry asses. Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins checks out ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ and finds a whole lot more than you might actually expect.

Barb Wire Dolls - ‘Desperate’ (Motörhead Music / UDR) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 22 July 2016 03:00

Barb Wire DollsWhen Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught Greek punk rockers Barb Wire Dolls at Rebellion Festival a few years back he was less than impressed with their music and attitude. So what the hell is he doing reviewing ‘Desperate’ the band’s sophomore release and their first for Motörhead Music? Hit the link and all will be revealed

The Ginger Wildheart Band / Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors / Massive Wagons - Bristol, The Exchange - 12th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 21 July 2016 03:00

gw86The Ginger Wildheart Band, featuring the returning Conny Bloom, opened their UK tour in intimate fashion on a Tuesday night in Bristol, with Ryan Hamilton & the Traitors, and Massive Wagons in tow. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey was there, and at the dawn of a real tour de force.....

Manic Street Preachers - Eden Sessions - St Austell - 9th July 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 03:00

MSPeden86The Eden Sessions are a series of summer concerts held in Cornwall's Eden Project. This year the likes of Duran Duran, Lionel Richie, and PJ Harvey have all graced the stage, but Uber Rock's Matt Phelps was there for the Manic Street Preachers!

Youth Man - ‘Wax’ EP (Venn Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 03:00

Youth ManJust who the hell are Youth Man, and what are they doing on the front page of Uber Rock? Well we’ll let Rich Hobson answer these questions and more as he reviews the band’s recently released ‘Wax’ EP and in the process lets us have a glimpse of the possible future of British punk rock.

Sinsaenum - ‘Echoes Of The Tortured’ (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Monday, 18 July 2016 03:00

SinsaenumSinsaenum is a black/death metal supergroup formed by members of Loudblast, Daath, Mayhem, Dragonforce and Slipknot. ‘Echoes Of The Tortured’ is their debut album released via earMUSIC on the 29th of July. Uber Rock’s Nick Russell got himself an early preview and right here folks he spills the beans on a record that totally resides on the blacker and more deathly side of metal.


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