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H13: Dean Fletcher - Godkilla Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 03:33

deangodkillah1386Day 7 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween lumbers out of the night to haunt your every thought! Today's victim is Dean Fletcher of  Godkilla. This savage has a throat rougher than Freddy Krueger's skin and a beard that, if searched thoroughly, would surely be found to be holding several missing teenage girls against their will.....

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H13: Andy A - Demoni Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 24 October 2014 03:33

demonih1386It's Day 6.66 of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween so don't be surprised to find our severed fingers dabbling in the demonic. H13's next victim is Andy A of Boise, Idaho's punk/surf/psychobilly terror trio, Demoni. Read on for the crypt-cool thoughts on all things horrific from a man-thing that knows no bounds.....

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H13: Davie King - Spooky Jefferson's Ideal Lunchbox Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 03:33

spookyh1386Remember the Werewolf of Washington? Well, how about Spooky Jefferson's Ideal Lunchbox of Washington...Tyne and Wear? Yes, the fourth victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween is none other than Davie King of the 7 piece dark alternative/progressive/ska outfit. What horrors have his fevered mind unleashed?

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H13: Gavin Robinson - Among The Dead Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 20 October 2014 03:33

gavh1386Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween continue, today splattering the diseased thoughts of a Satanic scoundrel over the pages of the website to excite. Lost in the watery depths of Crystal Lake after Fell On Black Days shuffled off this mortal coil, Gavin Robinson has resurfaced as the psychotic mouthpiece at the front of Among The Dead. Read on for his horrific thoughts.....

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Tim “Ripper” Owens - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 12 October 2014 03:00

Ripper Interview thmbWith one of the most powerful voices in metal, vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens has lent his scorching tones to a great number of projects over the past fifteen plus years. Recording and playing with the likes of Iced Earth, and of course Judas Priest. Owens fronted the mighty Priest for almost a decade following Rob Halford’s decision to leave the band in the early 1990s, and went from a Judas Priest tribute band to releasing two studio albums with the real thing, Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill caught up with Tim following his gig at Belfast’s Voodoo recently to talk about all of this and much, much more.

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Toschie - Audrey Horne - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 04 October 2014 04:00

AH thmbHaving just released another corker of an album in the shape of ‘Pure Heavy’, we thought it was about time Uber Rock got to talk with the band behind the magnum opus, so we sent Johnny H out to track down the band’s frontman Toschie to wax lyrical about the band’s influences, what their touring aspirations are for the record, and above all what they would do if they were offered a 100 million dollars by iTunes. Read on to find on the answers to all of these questions plus much more.

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Jon Auer - The Posies/Big Star - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 14 September 2014 03:00

JON AUER POSTER thmbIt's been four long years since The Posies’ last album 'Blood/Candy' was released and just as long since the band played these shores. On the eve of, and then again directly after, a one off intimate show in London town from vocalist/guitarist Jon Auer Uber Rock’s Ben Hughes jumped at the chance to put a few questions to the man. Here he finds out about all his various projects, what we can expect from the much anticipated Posies re-issues and also some little known facts for fans of Jellyfish and Redd Kross.

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Steve Rothery - Marillion - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Saturday, 06 September 2014 03:00

Steve thmbGuitarist Steve Rothery has been an integral part of Marillion for the past thirty-two years. A founder member he has, bar the occasional side project, not stepped out on his own before now. Having just released his debut solo album in the form of ‘Live In Rome’, here he talks to Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill about his new studio album currently being recorded, Marillion’s ‘stupid’ decision to turn down the ‘Highlander’ soundtrack, as well as his mixed feelings about the band’s mini-reunion with their estranged ex-singer back in 2007. Sounds fishy? Read on.

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Goat Leaf - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 30 August 2014 03:00

Goat Leaf thmbHot on the heels of Goat Leaf’s recent triumphant opening slot at Bloodstock 2014 Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with three quarters of the No Class Rock ‘N’ Rollers to find out all about their upcoming touring schedule, their new ‘Bitch & Moan’ EP and a winter gig to end all winter gigs.

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Sponge Rogers - Electric River - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 17 August 2014 03:00

ER thmbIt’s safe to say that ‘The Faith & Patience’, the debut(?) album from Ashford’s finest, Electric River has left URHQ pretty much in a stunned silence. So epic is this 12 track slab of arena rock angst that we just had to get the story behind it and pay the record’s awesomeness forward to Uber Rockers worldwide. Here Johnny H chats with the band’s bassist and frontman Sponge Rogers and does just that. Hit the link to discover your new favourite band.

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Uber Rock at Steelhouse Festival 2014 - The Amorettes - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 03 August 2014 03:40

Amorettes thmbOne of the real highlights at this year’s Steelhouse Festival (and there were many that’s for sure) was the impromptu Saturday evening slot from Scottish all girl band The Amorettes. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with Gill, Heather and Hannah the following day to find out all about their unplanned promotion to third on the bill, what it has been like playing with some of their musical heroes, and what the future holds for the girls. Hit the ‘Read More’ link to do just that.

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H13: John Virgo - We Come From Ashes Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 23 October 2014 03:33

virgoh1386Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween continues its deadly dance towards October 31st with the diseased thoughts of a true beast with five fingers. John Virgo plays guitar for We Come From Ashes but, in his spare time, he digs up dead bodies, sits them around his dinner table, and reads them the lyrics from Poison albums. Allegedly. Read on for his slicin', dicin' opinion on Halloween and horror movies.....

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H13: Chris Cavoretto - Werewolves In Siberia Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 03:33

wereh1386The next victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween is Chris Cavoretto of Werewolves In Siberia, purveyor of '70s and '80s horror-inspired synth rock. Werewolves In Siberia went Beyond the City of the Dead with its sophomore album release earlier this year - read on to find out what happens when the synth hits the fan.....

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H13: Doc Horror - Zombina and the Skeletones Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 19 October 2014 03:33

dochorror86They're here! Uber Rock's 13 Days of Halloween return from the grave to count down the devilish days until October 31st and our teaming up with the Market Hall Cinema for the second Halloween All-Nighter. The first victim of this year's H13 is Doc Horror of Liverpool's living dead-cool Zombina and the Skeletones. Read on...if you dare.....

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Fish - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 05 October 2014 03:00

Fish thmbFish is a busy man right now. Having released his latest album ‘A Feast Of Consequences’ earlier this year, he’s right now on the road promoting it on an extensive European Tour. Here he exclusively reveals to Eamon O’Neill that plans are already afoot for a farewell album, as well as a farewell tour in 2016 where he’ll perform ‘Misplaced Childhood’ for the final time, as well as his plans for life after music. He also gives his side of the story regarding his informal appearance with Marillion in Aylesbury in 2007. Hit the link to read on.

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Zack Simmons - Goatwhore - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 21 September 2014 03:00

Goatwhore thmbNew Orleans’ Goatwhore have been knocking out quality extreme metal since 1997, and have just released arguably the best album of their career so far in the shape of ‘Constricting Rage Of The Merciless’ via Metal Blade. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland recently got the chance to pose some questions to Zack Simmons, the band’s drummer and got to find out about how the latest album was recorded, who inspired them, and most importantly when we can see the full on live Goatwhore experience here in the UK.

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H - Acid Reign - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 07 September 2014 04:00

HAcidReignInt86Much loved UK thrashers Acid Reign called it a day way back in 91 amid a changing musical climate. But in their short but action packed life they left an apple-sized dent in the consciousness of British metal lovers with a handful of cracking EPs and albums. Now for the first time pretty much everything AR ever released has been pulled together for a brand new retrospective release called 'The Apple Core Archives'. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps caught up with former frontman Howard "H" Smith to find out all about it.....

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Slyder - Last Great Dreamers - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:30

SlyderLGDint86The return of Last Great Dreamers has to be one of the coolest rock 'n' roll stories of 2014. Splitting up in the late '90s after releasing just one glorious album, the rock 'n' roll dandies seemed consigned to history...until now. Uber Rock's Gaz E caught up with guitarist Slyder on the eve of the release of the band's second album to find out just how this reunion came to be.....

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Henry’s Funeral Shoe - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 24 August 2014 03:00

HFS band thmbTo tie in with the release of Henry’s Funeral Shoe’s new EP ‘Comfortable Skin’, the band recently played a headline show at Viking Fest 2, and it was a show that once again reinforced the fact that we should always expect the unexpected from the brothers Aled and Brennig Clifford. Rob Watkins got to catch up with the duo ahead of their performance to talk about world tours on a budget, the darker side of the music business, and what the future has in store for them, in what turned out to be a fantastic Uber Rock interview exclusive.

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Uber Rock at Sonisphere 2014 - Dave Neabore - Dog Eat Dog - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Sunday, 10 August 2014 03:00

Dog Eat Dog thmbNew Jersey’s Dog Eat Dog went through a period of intense popularity in the UK in the mid to late 1990s, scoring two hit albums here with 1994’s ‘All Boro Kings’ and its follow-up 1996’s ‘Play Games’, then they simply disappeared off the radar following a tour to promote 1999’s ‘Amped’ release. Speaking after their appearance at Sonisphere, the band’s bassist Dave Neabore discusses all this and more. “We’re friends before we’re a band” he tells Eamon O’Neill.

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Uber Rock at Steelhouse Festival 2014 - Conny Bloom - Electric Boys - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 02 August 2014 04:00

connybloomint86Things looked bleak for Electric Boys fans at the Steelhouse Festival as the legendary Swedish band battled with extreme travel issues that culminated in them missing their set on the first day of the event. Happily, the band swapped slots and opened the festival's second day, finding Gaz E waiting in the wings to talk to frontman Conny Bloom for another Uber Rock interview exclusive.....

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