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Dan Reed and Danny Vaughn - Cardiff, Fuel Rock Club - 6th May 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 03:20

SOH thmbDan Reed and Danny Vaughn are currently out on the road together touring the UK for the second time as part of their Snake Oil - Harmony joint venture where both singers share the same stage and songs from their illustrious back catalogue. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince was fortunate enough to catch one of the early dates on the tour at Fuel Rock Club and here he gets ready to ‘lose his shit’ all over again…..

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FVK / DesasterKids / Trailer Park Sex - Hamburg, DE, Rock Café - 5th May 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Colin Hunt   
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 03:00

FVK IMG 6036Uber Rock’s resident German correspondent Colin Hunt always thought that to catch Fearless Vampire Killers live he'd once again have to take a trip back home to Blighty. What he hadn’t counted on was the newly rechristened FVK stopping off in his adopted home of Hamburg as part of their ongoing European tour, also on the bill were DesasterKids and Trailer Park Sex.

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The Tyla J Pallas Band / Boss Caine / Matty James - York, The Fulford Arms - 5th May 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 03:00

TylaMayYork86The Tyla J Pallas Band returned to York so, of course, Uber Rock's Ben Hughes was there to document the event for your reading pleasure. With the exact same bill as last December's show at the venue, it might have been a bit Groundhog Day for our man. "Do you ever have déjà vu?" we asked him. "I don't think so," he replied, "but I could check with the kitchen..."

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Buffalo Summer - 'Second Sun' (UDR Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 16 May 2016 03:00

BFSSScover300After sharing stages with the likes of Duff McKagan/Walking Papers, Skid Row, Ugly Kid Joe, Soundgarden, and Buckcherry, Buffalo Summer return with sophomore album, 'Second Sun'. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey thinks the perennial support band is now a worthy headline act.....

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Dan Reed - Dan Reed Network - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O’Neill   
Sunday, 15 May 2016 03:00

Dan Reed Network LogoDan Reed is currently out on the road in the UK playing shows with Tyketto’s Danny Vaughn, next month though he returns to his first love, the Dan Reed Network, to play a series of album launch shows across Europe. Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill recently caught up with the frontman to find out all about the band’s first studio album in twenty five years and why the original band members are back to ‘Fight Another Day’.

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UK Subs - 'Ziezo' (PledgeMusic) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 14 May 2016 03:00

UKZ300Who woulda thunk that seminal punk band, the UK Subs, would ever achieve their collective aim of releasing a new album for every letter of the alphabet? 'Ziezo' completes the sequence and Uber Rock's Dom Daley ponders whether this really could be the end for Charlie Harper and Co.

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Four By Fate - 'Relentless' (Amazing Record Co.) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 13 May 2016 03:00

FXFapproved small 2013Four By Fate is a new "supergroup" featuring former members of Frehley's Comet and Skid Row, that once featured members of W.A.S.P. and Helix, and are the band that late Twisted Sister drummer AJ Pero laid down his final tracks for. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out 'Relentless'.....

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The Urban Voodoo Machine - 'Hellbound Hymns' (PledgeMusic) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 12 May 2016 04:00

UVMhymns300Mourning the deaths of two band members, The Urban Voodoo Machine returns with an unsurprisingly dark fourth album, 'Hellbound Hymns', released via a PledgeMusic crowd-funded campaign. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes writes of fallen brothers.....

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Giuda / Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell - London, Camden Underworld - 4th May 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Martin Haslam   
Thursday, 12 May 2016 03:00

Guida poste thmbFor those of us in the know Giuda released one of the very best albums of 2015 in the shape of ‘Speaks Evil’. Returning to the UK in support of that album we now present the first of two special Uber Rock live reports from said mini tour. First up, London Underworld and Martin Haslam has most definitely got his boogie shoes on for this one.

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The Breakdowns / The Black Bullets - Abertillery, The Dolls House - 30th April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 03:00

Breakdowns thmbTucked away amongst an eclectic bill of live music, going out under their Fizzy Fest banner, it is the double pairing of Nottingham’s finest power pop provocateurs The Breakdowns and the UK’s best sleaze rock band The Black Bullets that has Uber Rock’s Johnny H hot footing it up the A467 for another wealth of live musical talent at The Dolls House. Hit the link to find out what those lucky enough to be at Fizzy Fest witnessed.

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The Jolts - ‘No Paradoxes’ (Teenage Rampage Records / Shake Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 03:00

The Joltsapproved small 2013Canadian glunk rockers The Jolts finally return with ‘No Paradoxes’, the long awaited follow up to their truly superb ‘8%’ album. On hand to review this one for Uber Rock, is the man who discovered for them first time around Dom “Double Danger” Daley, and as he quickly discovers things have changed ever so slightly this time around. Is it for the better though? Hit the link to find out.

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Adam and the Ants - 'Kings of the Wild Frontier' Super Deluxe Edition (Sony Music/Legacy Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 09 May 2016 03:00

kings300'Kings of the Wild Frontier', the hit second album from Adam and the Ants, is about get a deluxe reissue and companion tour. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey checks out the content of the reissue's Super Deluxe Edition, which features a plethora of bonus material.....

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Brandy Row - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 08 May 2016 03:00

Single coverWhilst in London Town recently Uber Rock’s Dom Daley decided to hook up with one of the city’s most exciting sons, the one and only Brandy Row. As you do when interviewing a singer songwriter they decided to go for a Thai Buffet and have a good old chat about all things singing and songwriting, whilst covering things like where he's been since The Gaggers split and what can we expect from him next. So, hit the link and the answers to all this and more will be revealed.

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Diamond Head / Revival - Crumlin, The Patriot - 23rd April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 07 May 2016 03:00

Brian DH thmbOut on the road promoting their critically acclaimed and Uber-approved self titled new album, NWOBHM stalwarts Diamond Head brought their show to The Patriot in Crumlin for what turned out to be a sold out show of musical might. On hand to check this one out for Uber Rock whilst dreaming of his permed hair days was Rob Watkins.

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Korpiklaani / Moonsorrow - Belfast, Limelight 2 - 23rd April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Friday, 06 May 2016 03:20

Tour thumbThe Finnish folk metal mafia hit the UK recently as Korpiklaani and Moonsorrow ploughed through nine shows, with each band showcasing their own peculiar twists on the tried and tested euro metal genre. Rivderdancing their way to the Limelight in Belfast for this one were Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby and his other half, The Dark Queen.

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Wilko Johnson - London, O2 Forum, Kentish Town - 23rd April 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Martin Haslam   
Friday, 06 May 2016 03:00

WilkothmbThe last time Uber Rock went along to see Wilko Johnson headlining a show he was playing his farewell tour. One medical miracle and three years later and here Martin Haslam gets to see his hero playing one of his biggest headline shows of his illustrious career. Hit the link then to experience the true ecstasy of Wilko Johnson, once again on a live stage...

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