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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 08 August 2015 02:30

driveinthumbKISS and Scooby-Doo first teamed up in 2003, now they are reunited for a full-length feature that finds a mysterious Crimson Witch looking for the fabled Rock of Kissteria in an attempt to summon The Destroyer to crush the Earth! Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey thinks this is the best thing KISS has been attached to since the reunion tour - read on to find out why.....

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Ramblin’ Man Fair - Maidstone, Kent, Mote Park - 25th & 26th July 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Friday, 07 August 2015 03:00

Jim and MarkWhile the rest of us were enjoying our classic rock Steelhouse style Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland was getting his fix at the inaugural Ramblin’ Man Fair at Mote Park in Kent. Boasting many UK exclusive appearance not least from headliners Scorpions and Gregg Allman there was only one band our man had his heart set on seeing though….the legendary Blue Oyster Cult. Hit the link to read the story of Jim’s weekend.

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Dwarves - 'Radio Free Dwarves' (Riot Style/Greedy Worldwide) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 06 August 2015 03:00

DWAR29VINYL lgBringing together 10 originals captured live at various European radio shows, with 2 covers of their songs performed by fans, 'Radio Free Dwarves' is not the normal type of release you’d expect from punk rock legends the Dwarves. Here Johnny H gets hold of its 12” clear vinyl goodness and can hardly contain his excitement. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to find out why….

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Steelhouse Festival - Aberbeeg, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm - 26th July 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 03:00

dee86stIf the Saturday of Steelhouse Festival 2015 was a blur of sun, classic rock and good times, the Sunday, we were led to believe, was a mess of rain, mud and bad times. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey wasn't falling for that fairweather claptrap, however, as he witnessed the definitive set in the event's five-year history....

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Steelhouse Festival - Aberbeeg, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm - 24th & 25th July 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins & Johnny H   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 03:00

UFO thmbSteelhouse Festival returned for its fifth year boasting a plethora of classic rock goodies to keep the avid live music fan happy. Rob Watkins and Johnny H pick up the story behind the sunny Saturday of entertainment which was headlined by UFO, but not before Watto first hits the rain soaked Friday night pre show party headlined by Buffalo Summer. Read on to relive all the mountain magic.

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Biters - 'Electric Blood' (Earache Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 03 August 2015 03:00

bitersbloodcover300approved small 2013Heralded as this year's best new rock 'n' roll band by those desperate mainstream music mags, Biters were first reviewed by Uber Rock's Dom Daley over five years ago. Will our man take to the band's debut album, 'Electric Blood', like he took to their previous EPs? Only one way to find out, kids.....

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Richard Danielson - Vintage Trouble - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 02 August 2015 03:00

VT RDIn just twelve days’ time Vintage Trouble will finally release their long awaited sophomore record ‘1 Hopeful Rd.’ Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with the band’s drummer Richard Danielson recently during some precious downtime during their ongoing trek across the globe with AC/DC. Here they talk new album, unrecorded songs, troublemaking and much much more. Hit the link to take a walk down one very hopeful interview road.

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Dean Tsolondres - The Terraces - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 01 August 2015 03:00

album coverAugust arrives with a bang as Australian bad boys (of punk rock ‘n’ roll) The Terraces not only release their uber cool second album ‘Empire’, but also return to the UK and mainland Europe for an extensive set of live shows. Here Uber Rock’s Johnny H talks Rebellion Festival, building musical empires and err…. Gary Glitter with guitarist Dean Tsolondres. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to do just that.

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The Damned - 'Fiendish Shadows' / 'Punk Oddities & Rare Tracks' (Let Them Eat Vinyl) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 31 July 2015 03:00

damnedodditiesThe Double D tackles Double Damned today on the website to excite (awright!!) as he investigates Punk Oddities, Fiendish Shadows and Rare Tracks. Yes, it's a double vinyl double dip for the damn sexy Damned fan Dom Daley - try saying that with a mouthful of Tizer.....

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Wonk Unit - ‘Feel The Wonkness’ (Drunken Sailor Records) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 30 July 2015 03:00

wonk unit lpapproved small 2013Three albums into their career and now has never been a better time for Brit punk rockers Wonk Unit. With national and international tours waiting they have also become the subject of a vinyl only career retrospective called ‘Feel The Wonkness’. Uber Rock’s Johnny H loves to get a hot 12”er in his hands, and this folks is certainly no exception to that rule.

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Stiv Bator - ‘Do You Believe In Magyck?’ & Johnny Thunders - ‘In Cold Blood’ Deluxe Edition (Easy Action) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 03:00

StivJust a few weeks ago two double disc reissues of glunk rock goodness hit URHQ that left Johnny H scratching his shiny bonce. The albums, Johnny Thunders’ ‘80s release ‘In Cold Blood’ and Stiv Bator’s last studio tracks, now packaged up as ‘Do You Believe In Magyck?’ now both come with a second disc of live material, but are they really worth your time and money? Hit the link to read the all-important Uber Rock verdict…..

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Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends - ‘Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 03:00

Reeves Gapproved small 2013You might know Reeves Gabrels as the guitarist in The Cure or perhaps Tin Machine, but he is a solo artist in his own right too. Here Uber Rock’s Nev Brooks checks out the six stringer’s latest release ‘Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends’ and finds plenty to get…very….excited about.

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Diamond Dogs - 'Quitters & Complainers' (Livewire / Cargo) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 27 July 2015 03:00

diamonddogsquitterscover500approved small 2013Swedish rock 'n' roll greats Diamond Dogs return with new studio album, 'Quitters & Complainers', complete with bonus seventy-minute live disc, 'Let's Have It - Live In Bilbao'. Uber Rock's Dom Daley welcomes back the band like an old friend, thinking that this new album might well be its strongest yet.....

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Rich Rags - Role Models - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 26 July 2015 03:00

richroleint86'The Go-To Guy', the upcoming debut album from Role Models, is going to be troubling the upper reaches of Uber Rock's Album of the Year chart come New Year's Eve, mark our words. Get a taste of what's to come right now as Dom Daley catches up with band mainman Rich Rags and asks him all about the new record, Rich Jones, Sami Yaffa and, erm, Bon Jovi's 'Runaway'.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: I shook hands with Ted Nugent (and didn't pull back a bloody stub) Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 26 July 2015 02:00

nugeblog86Impaler frontman Bill Lindsey returns with another of his must-read retro concert reviews, this time detailing a Ted Nugent show, with Scorpions and Blackfoot as support. But wait, Bill didn't just watch Ted in concert - he also met the Motor City Madman and lived to tell the tale!

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Anvil - London, Islington, O2 Academy - 12th July 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 25 July 2015 03:00

Anvil thmbCanadian power metal trio Anvil returned for a short run of UK shows just a few weeks back to bring to the end their mammoth worldwide tour in support of the ‘Hope In Hell’ album. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland just had to be at London’s Islington, O2 Academy to sample the band in all their glory because after all Anvil Is Anvil.

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