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Rich Robinson - ’Flux’ (Eagle Rock Entertainment) Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Saturday, 25 June 2016 03:00

Rich RobinsonIt’s been a busy year so far for Rich Robinson, the guitarist not only having his solo back catalogue reissued but he’s also just about to finish a set of US shows stepping in for Mick Ralphs in Bad Company. Quite how he managed to find time to record ‘Flux’, his all new studio record is beyond us, but it’s in the shops this weekend folks and here Uber Rock’s Russ P checks it out.

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MGT - ‘Volumes’ (SPV/Oblivion) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 24 June 2016 03:00

MGT Volumes‘Volumes’ is the debut solo album from Mark Gemini Thwaite, or MGT as he prefers to be known for this release. Boasting a diverse cast of guest vocalists ranging from Ville Valo to Julianne Regan and produced by Tim Palmer Uber Rock’s Johnny H drops this one on the stereo praying it isn’t going to be just another one of those ego trips for a six string gun for hire. Hit the link to discover one of the real surprise albums of 2016.

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The Amorettes - 'White Hot Heat' (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 24 June 2016 02:00

amorettesheatcover300The Amorettes return with third album, 'White Hot Heat', recorded just minutes from URHQ, and in worryingly close proximity to the infamous Butcher of Bethcar Street. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey wonders aloud where the girls got the song title, 'Pervert Alert', from.....

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Anti-Flag - 'Live and Acoustic in Vienna' (Uncle M Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Thursday, 23 June 2016 03:00

AFviennacover550When on tour in Vienna at the tail end of last year, Anti-Flag recorded a live acoustic set directly onto vinyl, producing a one-of-a-kind record. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the digital EP ripped directly from said slab o' wax, with 100% of profits going to Amnesty International.....

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D Generation - 'Nothing Is Anywhere' (Bastard Basement Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 03:00

DGennew300Yay, D Generation are making a new record! Boo, it's never getting released! Wait, it is coming out... and we've got the review! Uber Rock's Dom Daley is like Augustus Gloop with his golden ticket, stuffing himself with succulent rock 'n' roll for your reading pleasure. But could the D Generation of this decade get anywhere near the D Generation of old?

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The Interrupters - 'Say It Out Loud' (Hellcat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 03:00

inter300approved small 2013Produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong (who also makes a guest appearance), 'Say It Out Loud', the second album from Los Angeles ska punks, The Interrupters, is Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey's favourite album at the minute. Why? Only one way to find out....

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Role Models - 'Forest Lawn' (PledgeMusic) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 20 June 2016 03:00

rolemodles300lawnapproved small 2013'The Go-To Guy', the debut album from Role Models, was riding as high as Eddie Kidd in the 2015 UR Albums of the Year charts. Now, faster than a speeding bullet, follow-up album, 'Forest Lawn', is in the ears of pledgers clued-in enough to partake in a crowd-funding exercise par excellence. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes is one such ear-blessed mofo who loves this new record, L-U-V

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing -The Chuck Norris Experiment - ‘Live At Rockpalast: The Bootleg Series Vol 1’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 19 June 2016 03:00

deadendthumbNext month Swedish scuzz rockers The Chuck Norris Experiment return to the UK for a series of three exclusive shows, all taking place at the mighty Slugfest in Abertillery Rock City. Here Johnny H takes a look at the band’s recently released “unofficial” official live DVD on his gogglebox and in the process feels like ‘The Roof Is About To Cave In’. Hit the link to find out why.

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AC/DC - London, The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - 4th June 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 18 June 2016 03:00

Angus thumbSo you’ve already read on Uber Rock about how AC/DC complete with stand in singer Axl Rose wowed a sold out Prague audience a few weeks back. But what about the UK dates on the band’s ‘Rock Or Bust’ tour? We sent Jim Rowland along to the London show to see if ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Damnation’ really was on the cards for those siding with the Axl-In camp.

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The Empty Page / Flowerpot / Stay Voiceless - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 3rd June 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 17 June 2016 03:00

TEP thmbA trio of trios, hosted by the folks at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Circus playing the best live music pub in South Wales? What’s not to love about this night of live music? Checking out The Empty Page, Flowerpot and Stay Voiceless was Uber Rock’s Johnny H. Hit the link to find out what happened next.

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The Urban Voodoo Machine/Boss Caine - York, Fibbers - 29th May 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 16 June 2016 03:00

UVMm86Want to know Uber Rock's Ben Hughes' favourite band on the UK live circuit right now? Look no further than The Urban Voodoo Machine. Our man was there like a rat up a red 'n' black shitpipe when the band returned to York for a righteous Sunday night rock 'n' roll riot.

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L.A. Guns / Oliver/Dawson Saxon / Shyyne - May 29th - Bilston Robin 2 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 03:00

L.A. Guns BadgeUber Rock's Ross Welford had heard that this latest incarnation of seminal cock rockers, L.A. Guns, was playing better than ever. That couldn't be true, surely? Intrigued, our man slapped on his PVC trousers and headed off to sunny Bilston to find out that his tip-off wasn't that far from the crazy truth.....

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Ulysses - 'Law and Order' (Black Glove Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Jonathon Kardasz   
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 03:00

Ulysseslawcover300approved small 2013We have Ulysses playing at the next Uber Klub Nite this coming Saturday, so what better time to get Uber Rock's Jonathon Kardasz to wax lyrical on the band's must-have new album, 'Law and Order'? Our man describes this long player as a 47 minute musicgasm - hit that link to find out why.....

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The Answer - 'Rise' 10th Anniversary Edition (TAP Music) Print E-mail
Written by Dan Hayes   
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 02:00

answerrise10th500The Answer celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of their much-loved debut album, 'Rise', with a multi-format, expanded anniversary edition via TAP Music. Uber Rock's Dan Hayes loves the album, so there'll be no prizes for guessing what he thinks of this righteous reissue!

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Bun E. Carlos - 'Greetings From Bunezuela!' (SPV Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Monday, 13 June 2016 03:00

Bun EWhen does a solo album by a drummer not feature said musician playing drum solos or in fact singing? When its 'Greetings From Bunezuela!’, the upcoming solo record from Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, that’s when. This one is full of Bun E’s favourite songs voiced by some of his closest musical chums and as Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins discovers it’s a slice of power-pop magic waiting to be heard.

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The Dowling Poole - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Martin Haslam   
Sunday, 12 June 2016 03:00

DowlingWhilst reviewing their gig at Bedford Esquires, Uber Rock’s Martin Haslam was lucky enough to interview The Dowling Poole about the tour, their astonishing new album ‘One Hyde Park’ and even found time for a bit of nonsense into the bargain. Hit the ‘Read more’ link then to do just that.

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