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JD & the FDCs - 'Anatomy Of A Wolf' (Delerict Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 08 June 2015 03:00

FDCwolfcover500approved small 2013They won Uber Rock's Album of the Year accolade in 2012, and now JD & the FDCs stake a real claim for this year's award with 'Anatomy Of A Wolf', the band's long-awaited second album. Uber Rock's Gaz E finds a band taking on a different form come the darkness, and making the record of its life....

Sulo Karlsson - The Crunch / Diamond Dogs - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 07 June 2015 03:00

crunchbrandnew300The Crunch’s Uber-approved second album ‘Brand New Brand’ has just been released, and having seen the band live twice in recent weeks Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland can certainly Uber-approve them as a live band too. He caught up with the band’s frontman Sulo Karlsson recently to chat about the band, the album and future plans…

Foo Fighters - Manchester, Emirates Old Trafford - 27th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Bunting   
Saturday, 06 June 2015 04:00

foo-fighters ManchesterLove them or hate them there’s no denying the long standing affection the UK has shown for US punk rockers turned stadium superstars, the Foo Fighters. Uber Rock’s long-time lover of all things Foo Dr Matt Bunting caught the band on the Manchester date of their long since sold out Sonic Highway UK tour, and here he shares the experience for you to all enjoy.

The Strypes - Swansea, Sin City - 22nd May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 06 June 2015 03:00

Strypes thmbCavan based garage rock sensations The Strypes return with their sophomore release ‘Little Victories’ next month and in preparation for this momentous occasion they played a series of intimate club gigs around the UK just a few weeks ago. Uber Rock’s Johnny H was at the Swansea date of the tour along with all the other mods and rockers on a barmy bank holiday weekend.

House Of Lords - ‘Indestructible’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Friday, 05 June 2015 03:00

HOLIt was way back in 1989 when US melodic rocker House Of Lords first broke onto the worldwide stage. Here in 2015 as the band prepares to release ‘Indestructible’ only singer James Christian remains from that original who’s who of AOR line up. But as Uber Rock’s Dave Prince quickly discovers the band have probably never sounded stronger or better. Why? Hit the ‘Read More’ link and you’ll soon find out.

Blood Brothers (aka The Mission) - Cardiff, The Globe - 20th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 04 June 2015 03:00

BB thmbUber Rock’s Dom Daley has a truly life affirming story to tell you about Blood Brothers, a tribute band quite like no other tribute band. So for once we’ll just shut up and let him tell you why he loves them so much….

Flotsam And Jetsam/Bliksem - London, Camden, The Underworld - 18th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:00

flotslive86Uber Rock's Ross Welford had waited over two decades to finally see Flotsam And Jetsam, his thrash-riddled dreams finally coming true on a sweaty night in the capital. Did he expect too much after over twenty years of waiting, or did the thrash legends check every one of his metalli-boxes? Hit the link to find out.....

Art Of Anarchy - 'Art Of Anarchy' (Century Media) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 03:00

artofanarchycoverArt Of Anarchy is the "mega group" that features Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, John Moyer of Disturbed, and the enigma that is Scott Weiland... except that the singer has now distanced himself from the project, claiming he was nothing but a hired gun. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks out the self-titled debut, hoping it isn't as messy as the build-up to release.....

Helloween - 'My God-Given Right' (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 01 June 2015 03:00

helloweengodcoverThirty years after their 'Walls Of Jericho' debut, Helloween return with their fifteenth studio album, 'My God-Given Right'. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps generally goes ape for new product from the legendary German metal outfit, would this new long player have the same effect?

Rick and John Brewster - The Angels - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 04:00

Angels thmbLegendary Australian rockers The Angels return to the UK for the first time in 35 years this Wednesday as they make a very special one off headline appearance at The Garage in London. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with the band’s remaining original members guitarists Rick and John Brewster to not only find out why it’s taken them so long to get back to Blighty but also what’s been happened in the intervening years to the one time Angels from Angel City.

Vintage Concert Bill: Clash Of The Titans - 9th June 1991 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:00

titanshirtImpaler's Bill Lindsey returns with another of his must-read Vintage Concert Bill entries, this time detailing the US version of 1991's Clash Of The Titans tour, featuring Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and openers Alice In Chains. Who would win this thrash clash? Read on to find out.....

The Graveltones - 'Love Lies Dying' (Lagoon Dog Records) Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Saturday, 30 May 2015 03:00

gravlovecoverUber Rock has had The Graveltones' backs since the Australian duo first came to our collective attention, and nobody as much as Jamie Richards who loves this crazy pair, L-U-V. Our man checks out the about-to-be-released second album from the band, 'Love Lies Dying', and finds the hugely anticipated long player well worth the wait.....

The Darkness - 'Last Of Our Kind' (Canary Dwarf Limited) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 29 May 2015 03:00

darknesslastofourkindAfter reforming with its original members four years ago, The Darkness now finds itself minus drummer Ed Graham and on a Spinal Tap-like quest to nail down his permanent replacement. Uber Rock's Gaz E listens to the band's new album, 'Last Of Our Kind', and, ol' softy that he is, doesn't hate it.....

Wonk Unit/Greazy Ratz/Trigger McPoopshute - Pontypool, The Dragonffli - 18th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:00

Wonk thmbAhead of their recent run of shows with hotshot duo Slaves and their upcoming headline slot at Slugfest 8, Wonk Unit returned to the Welsh valleys for a one off headline show at Pontypool’s The Dragonffli. On hand to sample the madness for Uber Rock was Johnny H, and thankfully unlike the rest of the crowd our man kept his moobs well hidden for this one. Hit the link to find out just what the hell we are going on about.

Enuff Z'Nuff - London, Camden, The Underworld - 13th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 28 May 2015 02:00

ezngig86Uber Rock's Ross Welford headed into the Underworld for the cock rocking equivalent of the three Rs... and none of them were meant to be 'Review', but, so curious was he towards the reception afforded Johnny Monaco and the general lack of gig goers, he had to get something down.....

Matt Skiba and The Sekrets - 'Kuts' (Superball Music) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 04:00

mattskibakutscoverHe's touring with Blink-182; he fronts Alkaline Trio; how does Matt Skiba find the time to record solo albums? 'Kuts' is Skiba's second solo album, though this is more of a band affair, with AFI bassist Hunter Burgan and former My Chemical Romance drummer Jarrod Alexander roped in to help. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes checks it out.....


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