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Michael Schenker - Temple Of Rock - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Michael Anthony   
Sunday, 17 January 2016 03:20

Laurence Harvey Schenker thmbThis Wednesday Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock kick off their latest UK tour at the Robin in Bilston. Uber Rock’s Michael Anthony hooked up with the man behind the band name, Michael Schenker, to talk touring in support of the ‘Spirit On A Mission’ record, what comes next for the band, and all about the frantic pace of living in, Brighton!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - David Bowie Special Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 17 January 2016 03:00

Bowie ThmbEarlier this week the rock world lost another icon with the passing of David Bowie. Here Uber Rock’s Dom Daley follows in the tradition of our recent Lemmy/Motorhead virtual musical homage by constructing his very own 13 track tribute to a man who inspired so many in oh so many different ways. Hit the link then to find out what inspired our very own Double Danger.

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Royal Republic - 'Weekend Man' (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 16 January 2016 03:00

weekendman300approved small 2013'Weekend Man', the soon-to-be-released third album from Swedish garage rockers Royal Republic, is, according to Uber Rock's Ben Hughes, the first awesome album of 2016. A bold claim from the handsome man, backed up in some style in a review that you can marvel at with but one click of the mouse.....

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Ignite - ‘A War Against You’ (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Friday, 15 January 2016 03:00

IgniteIt’s taken Californian melodic hardcore masters Ignite ten years to follow up their ‘Our Darkest Days’ opus, and in that time a hell of a lot has happened. The new record ‘A War Against You’ hit the rock world sqaure on the jaw just a few days ago and here Uber Rock’s Darrel Sutton looks to fill in all the gaps.

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The Temperance Movement - ‘White Bear’ (Earache Records) Print E-mail
Written by Andrew Williams   
Thursday, 14 January 2016 03:00

Temp White BearTomorrow, ‘White Bear’, the sophomore studio record from UK classic rockers The Temperance Movement hits the shelves for everyone to hear. Uber Rock’s Andrew Williams got a sneaky peek ahead of release and here he goes track by track through what some might call the “difficult second album”. Hit the link to read the all important Uber Rock verdict

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The Last Internationale - 'This Bootleg Kills...Vol 1' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 04:00

tlibootleg2What do you do when you no longer own the rights to your debut album? Step away from the major label and release of your own bootleg, just like The Last Internationale. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes marvels at the collection of rarities that make up the essential, 'This Bootleg Kills...Vol 1'

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The Breakdowns - 'Heavy Metal Bombs' (Ghost Highway Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 03:00

breakdownsmetal300Uber Rock's Dom Daley reviewed 'Heavy Metal Bombs', the latest twelve-incher from Midlands glunk rockers The Breakdowns, at the tail end of 2015... and forgot where he put the review! He loves the record so much, though, that he's reviewed it all over again - that's how much this guy is into his heavy metal.....

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Tyla J Pallas/Boss Caine/Alan Clayton/Matty James - York, The Fulford Arms - 17th December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 04:00

tylayork86Playing just two select shows in York and Edinburgh a week before Christmas, the indefatigable Tyla J Pallas would play the electric version of his 'Nocturnal Nomad' album in its entirety, and Uber Rock's Ben Hughes would be transported into a dreamy winter wonderland of debauchery.....

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David Bowie - ‘Blackstar’ (RCA) Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 03:59

BlackstarWith David Bowie’s untimely passing just 24 hours hence, in true Uber Rock tradition, rather than run a eulogy to a man who gave so much to modern rock music, we instead pay tribute by reviewing his latest opus. Nev Brooks is the scribe getting lost in ‘Blackstar’.

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The Main Grains - 'Don't Believe Everything You Think...' (Twenty Stone Blatt) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 11 January 2016 03:00

MainGrainsUpdatedAlbumCoverapproved small 2013Danny McCormack, former bass player of The Wildhearts and The Yo-Yo's, returns in The Main Grains, a brand new band that should please any fans of the aforementioned outfits and provide all fans with a love of the underdog a real reason to celebrate. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the band's debut seven-track mini-album, 'Don't Believe Everything You Think...'

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The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): January Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Sunday, 10 January 2016 04:00

derek86If there was a better book released in 2015 than Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes, then we didn't see it. Uber Rock is thrilled to have the author of said book, former proofer Derek Philpott, writing an exclusive monthly column entitled The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased). January's instalment features pop stars not exactly pushing the boat out in the Christmas Presents Department.....

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Uber Old School: Guns N' Roses/Faster Pussycat/The Quireboys - Hammersmith Odeon - 8th October 1987 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 10 January 2016 03:00

GNRBen86So, the worst kept secret in rock music is out - Guns N' Roses are to return this year, with three whole members from the classic 'Appetite For Destruction' line-up. In typical Uber Rock fashion, we celebrate the band's return by writing about when they actually were worth seeing live; Ben Hughes took the nightrain (kinda) to the big city to see the (then) most dangerous band in the world.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'We Are Twisted Fucking Sister!' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 09 January 2016 04:00

deadend86'We Are Twisted Fucking Sister!', filmmaker Andrew Horn's 137 minute rock doc par excellence, arrives in the UK on DVD and digital formats at the end of the month. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey writes of, even at this early stage of 2016, the must-see film of the year.....

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Great Moments In Punk History: January Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Begnal   
Saturday, 09 January 2016 03:30

BegnalPunk86Chesty Malone and the Slice 'em Ups guitar mangler Anthony Allen Begnal returns to the hallowed pages of Uber Rock with a new monthly feature, Great Moments In Punk History! Anthony has paintings hanging in the LA Punk Museum, and his Punk History series is truly something to behold. Get one every month for the whole of 2016, starting right here, right now.....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 60 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 09 January 2016 03:00

URradio86After leaving the airwaves under a cloud in March of 2015, the notorious audio gold peddlers Gaz Tidey, Johnny H, and Rob Watkins returned to the BRfm studios for a one-off Christmas special; a two-hour show that would serve as a review of a truly great year for music, and a proper goodbye to the eleventeen loyal listeners of The Uber Rock Radio Show.....

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Ghost / Dead Soul - Bristol, O2 Academy - 20th December 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 08 January 2016 03:00

Ghost ThmbWith Snow White hitting the height of its run in the Hippodrome, and The Nutcracker Suite playing just up the road in Colston Hall, Uber Rock’s Johnny H instead chose to step into Christmas in the hands of Swedish melodic death metallers Ghost, ably assisted by their fellow countrymen Dead Soul. Hit the link to relive the joys of something our man likes to call “metal panto - at its very best”.

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