June Interviews
The Uber Rock Interview: Tyler Bryant Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 19 June 2017 18:50

Tyler Bryant - BelfastTyler Bryant & The Shakedown have just completed a run of high profile dates which started at Download, then saw them move on to supporting Aerosmith and Guns N Roses. In between, they stopped off in Belfast for a headlining show, where Über Rock’s husband-and-wife team of Mark Ashby and The Dark Queen caught up with the Nashville quartet’s frontman for a quick chat:

The BIG Über Rock Interview: Dan Baird Print E-mail
Written by Gerald Stansbury   
Sunday, 04 June 2017 04:00

Dan Baird 4When we describe this as the BIG Über Rock interview, we’re probably under-selling it slightly, as it’s absolutely HUGE. Our man Gerald Stansbury recently had the opportunity to catch up with one of the hardest working men in rock ‘n’ roll, Mr Dan Baird, to talk about his recently released new solo and Homemade Sin albums, the different creative processes behind them, the vagaries of getting old and a bunch of other stuff. So, pour yourself a bourbon, settle into your favourite rocking chair and enjoy:

InMe - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Sunday, 26 June 2016 04:00

InMethmbIt’s safe to say that Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson is our resident office nerd when it comes to all things alt-rock, especially the British variety played by one band in particular, InMe. A few weeks back ahead of the band’s appearance at Download Rich caught up with the four band members for one of the most intriguing chats in our almost seven years online. Hit the link then to enter the world of InMe.

Ian Shaw - SYD Music - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Sunday, 19 June 2016 03:20

SYD Music thumbHow about something a little different this Sunday morning? How about we for once take a look at one of the UK’s brightest new promotors instead of one the bands these guys help become mainstream stars? Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson reckons he knows just the man as he chats with Ian Shaw the man behind Midlands based promotions company Surprise You’re Dead Music.

Ian Anderson - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Michael Anthony   
Sunday, 28 June 2015 03:00

Jethro Tull thmbIan Anderson is a man who needs little introduction. As the main driving force behind the music of Jethro Tull for nigh on half a century, he is a legendary figure and one of the giants of the rock era. But a Jethro Tull ‘rock opera’ and a rock opera tour? Mamma Mia! That takes a bit of explanation. Luckily the man himself (Ian Anderson not old Jethro) was on hand to ‘re-imagine’ matters and explain them to Uber Rock’s receptive and recitative Michael Anthony.

Jamie Delerict - JD & the FDCs - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 14 June 2015 03:00

jamboint201586JD & the FDCs release their second album, 'Anatomy Of A Wolf', later this month and, as Jamie Delerict reminded Uber Rock's Gaz E, it's been way too long since we actually interviewed the main man. This new album is something of a departure from 'Recognise', the band's debut, and former UR Album of the Year - Just why will be explained with but one click of the mouse.....

Michael Gilbert - Flotsam And Jetsam - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Saturday, 13 June 2015 03:00

LogoJust a few short weeks ago Uber Rock’s Ross Welford finally got his chance to see one of his favourite thrash bands of all time when Flotsam and Jetsam made a whistle stop appearance at Camden’s The Underworld. Not only did our man get the chance to witness an astonishing live performance by the Arizonan band he also got a chance to chat with guitarist Michael Gilbert. Read on to find out what happened when the two of them finally got to meet.

Casino Steel - The Boys - Uber Rock Interview‏ Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 29 June 2014 03:00

casinoint86The Boys released 'Punk Rock Menopause', the band's first studio album in over three decades, earlier this month and, after a glowing album review and a World Exclusive music video premiere, we wondered how Uber Rock could follow it up? Then we decided to get our very own yob, Dom Daley, to grab a rare chat with Casino Steel. Another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive? Have we ever let you down?

Chad Cherry and Nate Arling - The Last Vegas - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 03:00

lastvegasweetcoverChicago rock 'n' rollers The Last Vegas recently toured the UK for the first time supporting their recently released album, 'Sweet Salvation'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes caught up with singer Chad Cherry and drummer Nate Arling on a bus in Wakefield to find out what the band are all about. So read on if you want to know what influenced them, why American Rock radio sucks and if they really know where Robin Zander buys his cereal.....

Ginger Wildheart - Uber Rock/Camden Rocks Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Richards with Hywel Davies   
Sunday, 15 June 2014 03:00

gingecamdint86Uber Rock's Jamie Richards, backed up by his muscles, Hywel Davies (frontman of Dead Shed Jokers), caught up with Ginger Wildheart at the Camden Rocks festival at the end of last month. The ensuing conversation found the legendary frontman speaking candidly about, amongst other things, how bands are using PledgeMusic all wrong. It all makes for a remarkable, must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive.....

Keith Slack - Mother Road - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Sunday, 01 June 2014 03:20

Keith Slack ThmbBack at the start of May Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins got to review ‘Drive’ the debut album by Mother Road, a band who produced a set of quality songs that he called the sound of classic rock, revisited and reinvented. Hot on the heels of this review came a request to URHQ from the band’s American singer Keith Slack who wanted to tell Rob where that sound actually came from. Click the link to read the resulting conversation.

Sally Anne Evans - Buck And Evans - Download 2016: Uber Rock Exclusive Interview Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O’Neill   
Sunday, 03 July 2016 04:00

BandE thmbFor the second of Eamon O’Neill’s exclusive interviews at Download 2016 he caught up with keyboardist/vocalist Sally Anne Evans from fast rising Brit rockers Buck And Evans. Here they talk debut albums, playing the biggest gig of the band’s career to date, and how they almost lost their drummer to AC/DC. It’s all right here on Uber Rock.

Scott Holiday - Rival Sons - Download 2016: Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O’Neill   
Sunday, 26 June 2016 03:00

Rival Sons thmbAhead of our extensive coverage of Download 2016 we thought we’d kick things off with a tidy little chat Uber Rock’s Eamon O’Neill had with Rival Sons guitarist Scott Holiday at said event. Here they talk ‘Hollow Bones’, touring with Sabbath and the six stringer’s love of vinyl. The instructions are simple, click the link, sit back, relax and enjoy.

The Dowling Poole - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Martin Haslam   
Sunday, 12 June 2016 03:00

DowlingWhilst reviewing their gig at Bedford Esquires, Uber Rock’s Martin Haslam was lucky enough to interview The Dowling Poole about the tour, their astonishing new album ‘One Hyde Park’ and even found time for a bit of nonsense into the bargain. Hit the ‘Read more’ link then to do just that.

Cherie Currie - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 21 June 2015 03:40

cherieint86Cherie Currie, former vocalist of The Runaways, has just announced her first solo tour of the UK - her first shows here since she was a member of the seminal all-girl band - touring in support of her newly-released solo album, 'Reverie'. We managed to grab Cherie for a few minutes to talk about the upcoming shows and that new record, also managing to squeeze in a few questions about her movie roles, her new career as a chainsaw artist, and that Matt Sorum-produced album that never saw release......

Baz Francis - Magic Eight Ball - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Watkins   
Saturday, 13 June 2015 03:20

Baz by Matt WhitbyIt’s no secret that Uber Rock’s Rob Watkins loves a bit of Magic Eight Ball, you may also be aware that he is also partial to some Enuff Z’Nuff too. So when rumors of a possible Baz and Donnie tour started to circulate here at URHQ you can bet your sweet bippy our man got very excited indeed. So excited in fact that he picked up the phone to ask Baz if all of this were indeed true. Read on then to find out why Kay Burley is currently keeping an eye over her shoulder as someone may be after her job.

Sulo Karlsson - The Crunch / Diamond Dogs - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 07 June 2015 03:00

crunchbrandnew300The Crunch’s Uber-approved second album ‘Brand New Brand’ has just been released, and having seen the band live twice in recent weeks Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland can certainly Uber-approve them as a live band too. He caught up with the band’s frontman Sulo Karlsson recently to chat about the band, the album and future plans…

Michael Kiske and Dennis Ward - Unisonic - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 04:00

kiskewardint86Unisonic, the supergroup spearheaded by ex-Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske and Pink Cream 69 anchorman Dennis Ward, are gearing up to release their second full length album, 'Light Of Dawn', in early August. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps got the chance to sit down with Michael and Dennis in London recently to learn a little more about how Unisonic has changed over the last few years and what we can expect from the new long player.....

Emily Coppin - Mount Salem - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Sunday, 15 June 2014 04:00

Mount Salem thmb‘Endless’, the Metal Blade debut album from Chicago’s Mount Salem was one album that caught Jim Rowland’s attention recently. Its fusion of organ-infused psychedelic rock mixed with huge riffing doom metal, coupled with the album’s dark themes of witchery and the black arts certainly got his spine shivering. So much so that he recently caught up with their very own witchy woman, front lady Emily Coppin to find out more about the band, their music, and what their crystal ball holds for the future. Read on Uber Rockers, if you dare that is….

Kevin Baldes - Lit - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Sunday, 08 June 2014 03:00

baldes86As Lit hit the UK for their 'A Place In The Sun' 15th anniversary tour, Uber Rock had Rob Lane waiting in the wings to grab a quick chat with bassist Kevin Baldes. Thing is, Laney wanted to talk about the pre-Lit days, when the band were called Razzle and hanging out on the Sunset Strip. "Well," said Kevin, "as long as the whole interview isn’t about that..."

Ian R. Anderson and Porkbeast - Crazyhead - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 23 June 2013 03:00

Crazyhead thmbA few weeks back we all got pretty excited here at Uber Rock HQ when news started to filter through that Leicester’s finest sons Crazyhead might be getting back together following the success of their recently released and expanded debut album ‘Desert Orchid’. Johnny H managed to track down and interview singer Anderson and bassist Porkbeast to get the answer to that all important question…”will Crazyhead be reforming anytime soon?” The answer dear readers is but a mouse click away.


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