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In Faith - ‘There's A Storm Coming’ (Rocktopia Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 03:00

In Faithapproved small 2013Last week was one of the craziest weeks for new releases that we can remember in our time online, so much so that rather than cram them all in in shortened format we kept some of them back to to give them the full attention they deserved. Case in point, ‘There's A Storm Coming’ the debut album from UK melodic rockers In Faith, a record so breath-taking that Uber Rock's Dave Prince is almost lost for words…Well almost.

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Honest John Plain Band/Electric River - Bristol, Louisiana - 17th October 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 03:00

Poster thmbWith The Boys having released 'Punk Rock Menopause', their first album in over 32 years earlier this year, guitarist Honest John Plain seemingly couldn’t wait to take the songs to the kids setting out a series of six solo shows across October and November. Uber Rock was at the tour’s opening night in Bristol, and here Johnny H picks up the story of what turned out to be a very special night indeed.

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Mariachi El Bronx - 'Mariachi El Bronx (III)' (ATO Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 November 2014 03:00

mariachi3cover500Mariachi El Bronx, the alter ego of punk rockers The Bronx, follows up their first two albums, 'Mariachi El Bronx' and 'Mariachi El Bronx' with third album, 'Mariachi El Bronx'. Uber Rock's Gaz E discovers an album that blurs the mariachi rulebook a little with the use of sequencers and analog synthesisers......

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Ricky Warwick - Black Star Riders - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 02 November 2014 03:00

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A few weeks back Black Star Riders’ Ricky Warwick, Damon Johnson and Robbie Crane played a one-off acoustic show at the legendary Diamond Rock Club in Ahoghill. Uber Rock’s Eamon O'Neill was at the gig and was fortunate enough to get some time to chat with local lad Ricky Warwick, to find our all about the Riders’ second album, the new record from (sic), plus all the details behind those long delayed Almighty reissues, you know what you have to do… Hit it!!!!

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The Uber Rock Radio Show: Episode 50 - Halloween Special Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 01 November 2014 04:00

URradiothumb2014The Uber Rock Radio Show hit the milestone that was 50 episodes just two days short of October 31st so it was a no-brainer that the ghouls behind the show - Gruesome Gary Lively, Johnny H(ills Have Eyes) and Rob "The Butcher" Watkins - would summon up some evil, spirited music from the depths of Hell....and not only that, but a wicked, uncouth guest star known only by the mysterious handle of "Zoot".....

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Book Review: The Youngs - The Brothers Who Built AC/DC Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 01 November 2014 03:00

youngsadJesse Fink's new book, 'The Youngs - The Brothers Who Built AC/DC', finally gets an official UK release and, as Uber Rock's Gaz E discovered, is a captivating read. Read on for details on how to win one of five copies of this new hardback book.....

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Lordi - 'Scare Force One' (AFM Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 31 October 2014 04:00

lordi cover 2014Lordi return with album number seven, the days of Nashville studios and Michael Wagener long gone; the band going back to Finland to work with a Finnish producer. The results, as Uber Rock's Gaz E discovers as 'Scare Force One' crash lands onto his stereo, are monstrous.....

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H13: Tommy Creep - Graveyard Calling Horror Records Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 31 October 2014 03:45

TCreepthumbH13Tommy Creep's Graveyard Calling label releases horror-themed bands on cassette...and does a frightfully good job in doing so. This Creep pointed some of H13's victims/band members in the direction of this year's 13 Days of Halloween so how could Uber Rock thank him? Why, by giving him his very own chance to answer the butcher's dozen questions on October 31st itself.....

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Fearless Vampire Killers - 'Unbreakable Hearts' (Goremount Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 31 October 2014 03:30

FVKcoveruse300Fearless Vampire Killers follow their 2012 full-length debut, 'Militia Of The Lost', with 'Unbreakable Hearts', an uber-ambitious long player released via their own label and produced by William Control. Uber Rock's Gaz E isn't joking here when he says that FVK should be massive.....

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H13: Hella - Lordi Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 31 October 2014 03:15

HellaLordiH1386Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween take their last breath today...and in the company of a bona fide scream queen. Hella, keyboardist and living doll, is counting down the seconds until Lordi's new album, 'Scare Force One', crash lands into stores and stereo systems...but not before the Scarbie doll let's us into her burned plastic head to hear her thoughts on Halloween and horror.....

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Ashestoangels - 'Horror Cult' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 31 October 2014 03:00

ashescultcover300Bristol-based "synthy goth punks" Ashestoangels tapped up William Control to produce their long-threatened 'Horror Cult' album, released on Halloween. Will this ten-track long player be scarily good or a bit of a horror show? Uber Rock's Gaz E digs up the bones of the record.....

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Cavalera Conspiracy - 'Babylonian Pandemonium' (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 04:00

Cavalera Conspiracy artworkapproved small 2013If you want to know what musical pandemonium actually sounds like then look no further than 'Babylonian Pandemonium' the third studio album from the masterful Cavalera Conspiracy. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby takes an in-depth look at a record he has already dubbed “one of the best metal albums of the year,” and after just one listen we reckon you’ll be saying the same too. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to find out why.

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H13 - Kurt Dirt Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 03:33

kurtdirt86h13thumbWe're almost there; almost ready for our Halloween All-Nighter at the Market Hall Cinema. It seems appropriate, then, that Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween should sleaze out on the silver screen with today's H13 victim coming straight outta Tromaville. Kurt Dirt wrote music for the soundtrack of Troma's Return To Nuke 'Em High, and now the electro punk maniac writes of his bloodlust for horror and Halloween.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: KISS - 2nd December 1977 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 03:00

kissbill1486It's almost Halloween, the favourite time of year for Impaler's Bill Lindsey! Taking us back to 1977, and in timely fashion given this month's deluxe reissue of 'Love Gun', Bill makes us all jealous with his retro review of KISS live in Minnesota! It's like the gatefold of Alive 2 brought to life!!!

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Exodus - 'Blood In, Blood Out' (Nuclear Blast) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 04:00

Exodus artworkIts three decades since the mighty Exodus first started their career as one of the architects of the original thrash metal scene. So 30 years on what does their tenth studio album 'Blood In, Blood Out' (their first in many years with vocalist Steve 'Zetro' Souza back in the fold) actually sound like? Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby steps into the review pit and gets ready to bleed for his art.

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H13: Dick Venom - Dick Venom & the Terrortones Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 03:33

dickvenomthumh1386Day 11 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween finds us digging beneath the valley of the ubervixens in search of the pervomatic purveyors of this planet's most penetrating garage-punk pleasures, Dick Venom & the Terrortones. We managed to drag Dick himself away from his B-movie collection to disgust us with his uncultured thoughts.....

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