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Trixter - ‘Human Era’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Saturday, 23 May 2015 03:00

trixter-humaneraapproved small 2013Hold the front page! There’s a new Trixter album due in town next month and Uber Rock’s Dave Prince was lucky enough to get a sneaky earful of the record just a few days ago. Now he wants to tell you all know just how much he loves the album, and who are we to stop him. So, sit back, relax and let Princey take you on trip through ‘Human Era’. Go on you know you want to join him…

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Brawlers - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach - 10th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 22 May 2015 03:00

Brawlers thmbHaving released one of the best albums of 2015 in the shape of ‘Romantic Errors Of Our Youth’ Leeds based pop punkers Brawlers were back out on the road recently supporting Kerrang! faves Set It Off and Decade all around the UK. Uber Rock’s Johnny H got his CRB check done just in time to attend this one, as he hit Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor Bach for the second time in 24 hours just to check out the opening band. Why? Hit the link to find out.

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Girlschool - 'Propaganda!' EP (UDR Music) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 21 May 2015 03:00

girlschoolepcoverTicket buyers at Girlschool's first North American tour in twenty years are in for a special treat at the merch stand; a new EP limited to just 300 copies that teases the band's new album, offers re-recorded versions of classic songs, and covers the Bee Gees. Uber Rock's Gaz E checks out 'Propaganda!'

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Nelson - ‘Peace Out’ (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 03:00

nelsonpeacecover500Gunnar and Matthew Nelson return with ‘Peace Out’, their first new studio album in five years. On hand to review this one is Uber Rock’s very own prince of parp Dave Prince, but as the band promise this one to be a return to their rock sound we wonder if he will he be caught in a full or half Nelson by the tunes on offer? Hit the link and you’ll soon find out.

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UK Subs/Bad Sam/Pizzatramp - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach - 9th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:00

Subs thmbFollowing the recent release of their letter "Y" album ‘Yellow Leader’ perennial punks UK Subs were back out on the road earlier this month promoting said disc. Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught the band (for about the 20th time since Uber Rock has been online) in Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor and as you’ll soon find out he loved every bloody minute of it.

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Anti-Flag - 'American Spring' (Spinefarm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Delerict   
Monday, 18 May 2015 03:00

antispringreview300approved small 2013Pittsburgh-based punk stalwarts Anti-Flag are about to release their ninth studio album, 'American Spring', so we thought that the best man to review it for Uber Rock was uber-fan Jamie Delerict! Did he like it? Did this FDC think it was AOK? Hit that link and find out!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Print E-mail
Written by Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal   
Sunday, 17 May 2015 03:00

BF thmbRon 'Bumblefoot' Thal has played guitar in Guns N' Roses, with Scott Weiland and RUN DMC's Darryl McDaniels, and now he tackles his toughest test yet; picking the ultimate thirteen song mixtape! Smokey Robinson alongside Manowar? Billy Joel alongside Judas Priest? This you have to read.....

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God Damn - ‘Vultures’ (One Little Indian) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Saturday, 16 May 2015 04:00

God Damnapproved small 2013It’s been a few years in the making, but earlier this week 'Vultures' the debut album from Black Country duo God Damn finally saw the light of day. Uber Rock’s Rich Hobson​ picks up the story behind this one, and says it’s a record we all need to experience sooner rather than later.

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UFO - London, Kentish Town, The Forum - 7th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Saturday, 16 May 2015 03:00

4It was election night in the UK and in spite of this fact Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland was out of the town hot ‘n’ ready to catch UFO at Kentish Town’s Forum. Hearing the band had mixed their set up a bit in support of their recent ‘A Conspiracy Of Stars’ album one thing our man certainly did not want to hear was anything from the band’s 1985 musical misdemeanour. So, hit the link to find out if the air turned ‘Blue’ inside as well as outside the venue.

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Calabrese - Plymouth, The Tiki Bar - 4th May 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Friday, 15 May 2015 03:00

calabreselive86'Lust For Sacrilege', the new album from Calabrese, will be in a few Uber Rock scribes' Album of the Year lists come December, trust us. Shame, then, that the band's first ever tour of the UK was actually just a tour of England, meaning that us sheep troublers had to rely on cultured individuals like Matt Phelps to supply the UR pages with both flesh and blood.....

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Babylon A.D. - 'Live@XXV' (Apocalypse Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Thursday, 14 May 2015 03:00

BADlivealbumcover500'Live@XXV' celebrates the 25th anniversary of the debut album release from Bay Area hair metallers Babylon A.D. and contains their top ten rock radio hits... and much more! Uber Rock's Ross Welford has always argued that this band never got the credit it deserves, now he has physical proof to back him up.....

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The Crunch - London, The Borderline - 29th April 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 03:00

crunchthmbPromising a set packed full of tracks from their Uber- approved ‘Brand New Brand’ album The Crunch were surely on to a sure fire winner of a gig as they took to the stage of a packed out Borderline. Uber Rock’s Jim Rowland was on hand to survey matters and in the process became an even bigger fan of the band than ever before. Read on to find out why.

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Dennis Churchill Dries - ‘I’ (AOR Heaven) Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 03:00

DCDDennis Churchill Dries was vocalist with eighties AOR sensations White Sister and their harder 90s alter ego Tattoo Rodeo. Following a successful White Sister reunion that was cut short when guitarist Rick Chadock sadly passed away Churchill Dries was left in an emotional wilderness. ‘I’ is the resulting album, recorded with producer Paul Sabu and released next month on AOR Heaven. Uber Rock’s Dave Prince keeps a place in his heart ready for this one.

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - 'Live In Paris' (Abstract Dragon) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Monday, 11 May 2015 03:00

BRMCpariscoverLavishly packaged as a three disc CD/DVD, 'Live In Paris' captures Black Rebel Motorcycle Club a year into the touring of their last studio album, 'Specter At The Feast'. Recorded in front of a sell out crowd at the Theatre Trianon in February 2014, this new release has Uber Rock's Ben Hughes shouting "Ouah!" Read on to find out why.....

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Joe Grogan & Cal Houston - Graveyard Johnnys - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 10 May 2015 04:00

graveyardjohnniescover500This week South Wales based rock ‘n’ roll trio Graveyard Johnnys release their second album - ‘Dead Transmission’ - via Bomber Music. To get us all in the mood for a little bit of jump ‘n’ jive delivered with one hell of a punk rock attitude Uber Rock’s Johnny H caught up with singer/double bass player Joe and guitarist Cal to find out what lies ahead for the band plus the full story behind an album you really must hear.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Cardinal - The Blood Print E-mail
Written by The Cardinal   
Sunday, 10 May 2015 03:40

Colin 2015 3Back in 1983 the album ‘False Gestures For A Devious Public’ somehow managed to merge the very best elements of punk rock and shock rock and propelled itself into the world as a cataclysmic 11 track rock ‘n’ roll insurrection. One that should have propelled the band behind it on to bigger and better things. The band I’m talking about of course are The Blood, and today exclusively for Uber Rock, The Cardinal, the band’s singer and spokesman reveals the thirteen songs that help make his band so extraordinarily brilliant.

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