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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…..

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.

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.

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......

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!

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.....

‘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.

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Who - 'Live in Hyde Park' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 29 November 2015 02:00

deadend86Expertly filmed on June 26th, 2015, 'Live in Hyde Park' captures The Who performing on The Great Oak Stage at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the DVD of this multi-format release.....

Vintage Concert Bill: Type O Negative - Every Tour! Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 November 2015 03:00

TON86Uber Rock has been honoured to have Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary Minnesota shock rockers, Impaler, write a monthly column for the website to excite. Bill is leaving us at the end of the year so make the most of his remaining features! For his penultimate article Bill writes of Type O Negative and every tour he saw the band on.....

King Of The North / Dirty Thrills / Dead Shed Jokers - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 13th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards   
Friday, 27 November 2015 03:00

KOTN thmbUber Rock’s third Kickass Klub Nite brought together King Of The North, a grunge duo from Australia, Dirty Thrills, a band of hard rock dandies from London and local alt rock mentalists Dead Shed Jokers for a night of music that would never be forgotten. Uber Rock’s Jamie Richards relives the events of Friday the 13th of November 2015, and a night that will never be forgotten.

Skindred / Crossfaith / (Hed)PE - Bristol, 02 Academy - 12th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Thursday, 26 November 2015 03:00

Skindred 1Having already declared Skindred’s recent ‘Volume’ album “the most complete product out of their entire back catalogue” Uber Rock’s Ian Bell headed over the Severn Bridge to Bristol’s O2 Academy hankering for a chance to hear some of these new songs live. Join our man doing the Newport Helicopter as you hit that lipstick red ‘Read more’ link.

Faster Pussycat/Pirates Of Panama/Kinkade - London, Camden Underworld - 11th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 03:00

FPlive86Looking to avoid another "Nordahl Incident" Uber Rock's Ross Welford headed into the Underworld ready to have radiation dripped right onto his head. Yes, our man writes reviews like Liberace rhines a stone, and Faster Pussycat, like ejaculation, is his salvation.....

Mötley Crüe/Alice Cooper - London, The SSE Arena Wembley - 6th November 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 03:00

GinnySixxPurpleThe Elders at URHQ have been pretty vocal in regards to the modern version of Mötley Crüe but, honest mofos that we are, we sent a Crüe die-hard to review a show on their 'Farewell Tour' at Wembley Arena... but the final opinion was pretty much the same. Uber Rock's Ross Welford watches the depressing end of an era.....

Donnie Vie & Baz Francis - 'V8 Live In Europe 2015' (Magic Cat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 23 November 2015 03:00

DonnieBazV8300Coverapproved small 2013'V8 Live In Europe 2015' collects four songs from 'The White Album Tour' from former Enuff Z'Nuff frontman Donnie Vie and Magic Eight Ball mainman Baz Francis. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey watched a show on the tour and thinks this new EP captures the atmosphere perfectly.....

Devin Townsend - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins & Jay Humphris   
Sunday, 22 November 2015 03:00

DT ThumbOver the last few weeks Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins has witnessed Devin Townsend live, experienced the prog master’s all new live DVD and now here he (along with partner in crime Jay Humphris) finally completes his unholy trinity as he gets to meet the man himself. Chatting about projects old and new, we also find out why Dev found it necessary to poop in Steve Vai’s guitar case. Hit the link to read perhaps the Uber Rock interview of the year….

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - The Rolling Stones Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 22 November 2015 02:00

deadend86The 'From The Vault' series of vintage Rolling Stones concerts officially released across multiple formats for the first time continues with 'Live In Leeds 1982' and 'Live At The Tokyo Dome 1990'. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the DVD releases of both titles.....


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