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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Marc Valentine - Last Great Dreamers Print E-mail
Written by Marc Valentine   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:30

marcvinylLast Great Dreamers will release their new single, 'Supernature Natural', at a special launch show at The Cellar in Oxford on February 28th. With uncanny timing, Uber Rock forced the band's frontman Marc Valentine into a corner and wouldn't let him out until he'd given us his ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

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Danny Rexon - Crazy Lixx - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:00

Danny Rexon 01In just a few weeks Swedish melodic rockers Crazy Lixx will be taking to the AOR stage at the inaugural HRH United festival Hafan y Mor Holiday Park in Pwllheli to deliver a blistering set chock full of modern day arena rock anthems. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with frontman Danny Rexon to uncover the story behind the band’s excellent fourth album and what fans can expect to see and hear at their sole UK show.

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Tyla J Pallas - ‘Best Of The Nineties & The Naughties 1994-2014’ (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 14 February 2015 03:00

TylaHere’s a challenge for you, try picking thirty songs by Tyla J Pallas to make the definitive 2 disc compilation set of his very best work from 1994 to the present day. It’s not easy that’s for sure, something Uber Rock’s Dom Daley soon found out as he cracked open his copy of ‘Best Of The Nineties & The Naughties 1994-2014’ and started reflecting on the singer/songwriter’s most creative and active period to date. Hit the link to join the Double D and Mr TJP living in musical harmony.

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Queen + Adam Lambert - Vienna, Wiener Stadthalle - 1st February 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Attila Timár   
Friday, 13 February 2015 04:00

Qand AL thmbWith Queen + Adam Lambert doing some fantastic business worldwide right now we just had to find out why fans of the original band have taken this combination to their hearts, so we asked Attila Timár to come out of his enforced reviewing exile to cast an eye over proceedings just for Uber Rock, as we head off to Vienna for this one, and the Wiener (cue much Beavis and Butthead laughter) Stadthalle....

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Jesse Malin - 'New York Before The War' (One Little Indian Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 12 February 2015 03:00

jm-nybtwcoverIt's been five years between albums for former D Generation frontman Jesse Malin but now, with the PledgeMusic crowd-funded 'New York Before The War', he's back in the long player groove. Uber Rock's Dom Daley checks it out and, by the end of it, thinks it's a masterpiece. Read on to find out why.....

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Toby Jepson & Dave Kemp - Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club - 31st January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 03:00

Toby thmbOn a cold and snowy Saturday night in Northern Ireland there was only one place you would ever find Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby, and that is at the Diamond Rock Club. This time around he was there to catch Toby Jepson & Dave Kemp playing an intimate acoustic show, what our man could never have expected though was just how special a night it would turn out to be. Hit the link to find out why.

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UK Subs - 'Yellow Leader' (Captain Oi! Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 03:00

UK SUBS - YELLOW LEADER-AHOY HBCD317It's letter 'Y' time as the UK Subs continue to name every new album in alphabetical order. Uber Rock's Dom Daley asks "Y Not?" as 'Yellow Leader' once again shows everyone that this band aren't ready to simply go through the punk rock motions just yet. Hit the read More link to find out why our man thinks this is an early contender for album of the year.....

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Thunder - ‘Wonder Days’ (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Monday, 09 February 2015 03:00

Thunder Wonder DaysWhen you look back at what British rock institution Thunder have achieved in their quarter of a century together it really is quite staggering, 18 Top 40 singles in the UK and a string of gold and platinum albums around the world, and next month they play their biggest headline shows in the UK since their early nineties glory days set the scene perfectly for the release of their tenth studio album, called ..err ‘Wonder Days’. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince reviews this one so read on to find out more…..

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Stefan Johansson - City Saints - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 08 February 2015 03:00

CS thmbIn their little over two year existence Gothenburg's City Saints have produced three cracking albums chock full of gritty yet anthemic street punk rock ‘n’ roll. Drawing their influences from the likes of Chuck Berry and Motorhead Uber Rock’s Johnny H simply had to dig a little deeper and find out the real story behind the band. Read on and you too will be ‘Kicking Ass For The Working Class’ as Saintly singer Stefan Johansson spills the beans on the band’s past, present and future....

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 56 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 07 February 2015 03:00

URradiothumb2014Episode 56 of The Uber Rock Radio Show was broadcast live under a full moon so something was sure to go crazy - turns out it was the show's playlist, with songs going Shergar, never to be seen again. The six-legged UR radio machine brushed off the minor complication and carried on with another idiotic chapter in radio history.....

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Mark Lanegan Band/Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss - Bristol, O2 Academy - 27th January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:00

MarkLaneganBandthmbOkay so we’ve effectively already done Mark Lanegan Band’s UK tour by covering their Belfast show just a few days ago, but by the time the tour reached Bristol the set up had taken a dramatic change, largely due to the band losing their bass player just a few days earlier to appendicitis. Uber Rock’s Johnny H gets ready to experience some baroque ‘n’ roll, but are you brave enough to join him?

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Phil Lewis/Nitehawks - Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club - 24th January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 05 February 2015 03:00

Phil Lewis thmbThe legend that is Phil Lewis returned to the UK for a set of solo dates recently that included a date at Uber Rock’s favourite venue in Northern Ireland, the Diamond Rock Club. Promising a show that covered the whole of his career on hand to review this one was Mark Ashby. Well that is if he can find his way to the venue first. It’s all aboard the beer bus for another night of fun.

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No Devotion - Reading, The Bowery District - 22nd January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Dan Hayes   
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 03:20

No DthmbIf we tell you that the six men in No Devotion have between them sold millions of records then please don’t think that we have lost the plot, because even if you’ve never heard No Devotion before you’ll have heard of the bands each of them used to be in. Dan Hayes returns for what we hope will be a regular reviewing stint with Uber Rock as he enters The Bowery District of Reading for a night out, No Devotion style.

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Slipknot/Korn/King 810 - Sheffield, Motorpoint Arena - 16th January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Bunting   
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 03:00

Slipknot Prepare UK thmbWith Slipknot playing the Motorpoint Arena on their recent UK tour Uber Rock just had to be there, question was which one do we go to, Sheffield or Cardiff? In the end we plumped for the former to allow Matt Bunting the chance to go wild in the mosh pit with a few thousand others, and with Korn also on the bill, perhaps relive some of the glories of his misspent youth. Read on to find out what happened next…..

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Mark Lanegan Band - Belfast, Limelight 1 - 16th January 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 03:00

Mark Lanegan - Belfast thmbBack in the UK as part of an extensive European tour promoting his excellent ‘Phantom Radio’ album Mark Lanegan was once again back with a band and ready to wow the crowd at Belfast’s premier music venue, the Limelight. On hand to sample the melancholic delights for Uber Rock was Mark Ashby.

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Triggerfinger - 'By Absence Of The Sun' (Excelsior Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 02 February 2015 03:00

TRIGGERFINGERsuncover300Belgian rock trio Triggerfinger return with fourth studio album, 'By Absence Of The Sun', released at the start of March in the UK. The same day, as it happens, as Uber Rock's Ben Hughes celebrates his birthday. Who else, then, could review this slab of dark blues rock?

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