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Anti-Flag - 'Live Acoustic At 11th Street Records' (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 11 December 2015 03:00

antiflagacousticcover500approved small 2013Recorded earlier this year at an in-store performance during the Punk Rock Bowling event in Las Vegas, 'Live Acoustic At 11th Street Records' is a nine-track digital-only release from Pittsburgh punks, Anti-Flag. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey loves it.....

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The Carburetors - ‘Laughing In The Face Of Death’ (Steamhammer / SPV) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Thursday, 10 December 2015 04:00
CarburetorsNorwegian rockers The Carburetors like nothing more than playing low down and dirty rock ’n’ roll, albeit as Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland soon finds out, reviewing their ‘Laughing In The Face Of Death’ album, they have something of a skeleton in their closet. Fans of Motörhead, Rose Tattoo and AC/DC hit the link, fans of Conchita Wurst step away… NOW!
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The Wailers - Bristol, O2 Academy - 27th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jason Palmer   
Thursday, 10 December 2015 03:00

Wailers thmbAs well as being an ageing goth Uber Rock’s Jason Palmer is also quite partial to a bit of reggae now and again, just to take the edge off life you understand. So when The Wailers hit the UK recently for a 30th anniversary tour celebrating the ‘Legend’ album our man just had to take in the Bristol show. Hit the link to join him for a night you will never forget.

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Slim Chance - 'On The Move' (Fishpool Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 03:00

onthemove slimchanceOriginal members Steve Bingham, Charlie Hart, and Steve Simpson return with a new Slim Chance album; the band perhaps more well known for being Ronnie Lane's post-Faces band, named in homage to his perceived chances of commercial success. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks it out and finds that more than a little of the magic remains.....

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The Black Bullets - ‘Bombshell’ EP (The Animal Farm) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 03:00

Bombshellapproved small 2013After being suitably impressed by a recent live encounter with the band, Uber Rock’s Johnny H set about reviewing The Black Bullets’ ‘Bulletproof’ EP hoping to maybe experience a few pleasant surprises along the way. What he got however was a very rude awakening, something he wants to share with each and every one of you. Hit the link to discover the best sleaze rock band in the UK right now!

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Darrell Bath - 'Roll Up' (Livewire/Cargo Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 07 December 2015 03:00

bathrollupapproved small 2013He's played with The Dogs D'Amour, Ian Hunter, UK Subs, The Vibrators, Nikki Sudden, and The Crybabys, but Darrell Bath is going it alone once again. Uber Rock's skin-up pin-up Dom Daley gets his hands on a 'Roll Up' that pretty much blows his glunk-addled mind.....

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The Tragic Death of Scott Weiland Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 06 December 2015 03:30

scottRIP86Yes, we may well have all seen it coming, but the death of another from the ever-diminishing list of bona fide rock stars left on this planet still shocks. Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker writes of the tragic death of Scott Weiland.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Marillion Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 06 December 2015 03:00

deadend86'Unconventional' is a brand new documentary film about UK progressive rock stalwarts Marillion brought to life by the team at Toward Infinity. Filmed during and in the lead up to the 2015 Marillion Weekend, this film features in-depth interviews, stunning live footage and a look behind the scenes of what was a truly unique event. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland sits back and enjoys the visual splendor.

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Slayer/Anthrax/Kvelertak - Newport Centre - 21st November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 05 December 2015 03:00

slayeranthraxtourad500Slayer? Back in Newport Centre? With Anthrax in support? With über cool Norwegian noiseniks Kvelertak opening up? This was a must-attend show for both nostalgic metal heads and curious cool kids, without a shadow of a doubt. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey - admittedly a bit of both - spent a season in the sports hall.....

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Harem Scarem - ‘Live At The Phoenix’ (Frontiers Music) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 04 December 2015 03:00

Harem Scarem PheonixTouring in support of their highly rated ‘Thirteen’ album, Canadian melodic rockers Harem Scarem filmed their show at the Phoenix Concert Hall in the band’s hometown of Toronto, Ontario on July 11th, 2015 so everyone would be able to enjoy it. Released today as a special 2CD and DVD set or Blu-ray Uber Rock’s Johnny H reckons the band have never sounded bigger, better or stronger. Hit the link to find out why…..

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The Crybabies/The Black Bullets/The Rockin’ Sinners - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 20th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 03 December 2015 03:00

CrybabiesthmbFriday night and we are back at our second home, Abertillery’s Dolls House music venue, to catch another “must see” free line up of great new bands. On the bill tonight are Bristol rock 'n' roll trio The Crybabies, Basingstoke glunk bad boys The Black Bullets and opening Cardiff’s The Rockin’ Sinners. In the thick of it all and dancing like a maniac is Uber Rock’s Johnny H.

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Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls/Will Varley/Skinny Lister - Birmingham, O2 Academy - 18th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Stephen Curry   
Thursday, 03 December 2015 02:50

Frank Turner thmbToday we welcome back the photographic, and now writing talents of Stephen Curry, for a review of an artiste we often overlook here at Uber Rock. That artiste is the hugely talented and very popular Frank Turner, who recently toured the UK with his Sleeping Souls. So, hit the link to find out what happened when our man witnessed their 28 song/2 hour plus set at the O2 Academy Birmingham.

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Vintage Trouble/Slydigs - Bristol, O2 Academy - 16th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 03:40

Vintage Trouble O2 Bristol Russell Prothero 13Rock ‘n’ soul road warriors Vintage Trouble returned to the UK recently for their biggest headline shows to date in support of their ‘1 Hopeful Rd.' album. Uber Rock’s Russell Prothero​ was at Bristol’s O2 Academy to catch a band he once saw playing in a tiny café bar a stone’s throw away and finding not a lot has changed with Ty and the gang in that relatively short time other than they've made a hell of a lot of new friends......

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Eureka Machines/Tropical Contact/Mr Shiraz - York, The Fulford Arms - 13th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 03:00

EM1386Uber Rock loves Eureka Machines! So much so that even when faced with going out on Friday the 13th our crack squad of reviewers have no fear when it comes to lapping up glorious chunks of perfect power pop! UR's Ben Hughes headed to The Fulford Arms in York for lashings of top tunes!

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Acey Slade - 'Valentines For Sick Minds' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 30 November 2015 03:00

AceyValCover550approved small 2013Could there be anything cooler than playing bass for Joan Jett? Well, Acey Slade appears to think so, because his new PledgeMusic-funded solo album, 'Valentines For Sick Minds', is a thrilling late contender for all Album of the Year lists, writes Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey.....

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‘The Good Times Used To Kill Me’ - Gluecifer Reissued and Revisited Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 29 November 2015 03:00

Auto ThrillLThe five studio albums recorded and released by Gluecifer, Oslo’s self styled Kings Of Rock, were given a deluxe limited edition vinyl reissue courtesy of Konkurs Productions just a few weeks back. Uber Rock’s resident audiophile, Johnny H, just had to get himself a set, and here he steps back in time to relive the majesty of the band first time around.

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