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Joey Fake - The Genuine Fakes - Gig From Hell Print E-mail
Written by Joey Fake   
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 05:00
Johan_Lundin_3_thmbNot content with simply releasing one of the best albums to grace Über Röck's stereo in the past twelve months, Joey Fake, lead singer and guitarist with the awesome Genuine Fakes, wants to tell you about one of the best Gigs From Hell you'll ever read. Ladies and gentlemen welcome to life on the road with Dexter Jones' Circus Orchestra.
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Rainbow - 'Down To Earth' and 'Rising' Deluxe Editions (Polydor) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 15 February 2011 05:00

Down_To_Earth_thmbWith the release of two deluxe edition albums from Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow we gave Jim Rowland the chance to tell you about the first album he ever purchased and how it sounds thirty something years on...but will he be replacing his dog-eared clear vinyl and gatefold sleeve original copies for these new versions anytime soon? 

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Gay For Johnny Depp - 'What Doesn't Kill You, Eventually Kills You' (Shinebox) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 14 February 2011 05:00

gfjd86Brooklyn hardcore lunatics release their sophomore album that features eleven tracks, one being a crazed cover of a classic by Slade, a laugh out loud homage to hair metal and clocks in at just over twenty minutes? This Valentine's Day we go Gay For Johnny Depp......

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Boombox Bootlegs - Tape 2 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 13 February 2011 05:00

boomboxthumbTape 2 gets dusted off from the Über Röck archive and this time Dom Daley makes us all jealous as he listens to the fabled bootleg tapes of Guns N' Roses live from the Marquee in 1987 and reminds us that he was one of the lucky bastards in attendance. Before becoming a bloated arena rock pig of a band, GN'R were the most dangerous band on the planet and reading this will remind you why.....

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Yngwie Malmsteen - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Kim Thore   
Saturday, 12 February 2011 05:00

malmsteen86Big name interviews - we shit 'em! In the world of the guitar hero there are few bigger names and personalites than Yngwie Malmsteen and the Swedish six string svengali unleashed the fury on Über Röck übervixen Kim Thore for an interview that just demands to be read! Think you know Yngwie Malmsteen? Read on, you may be surprised......

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Murderdolls/Black Veil Brides/The Defiled - Bristol, O2 Academy - 4th February 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 11 February 2011 05:00

1amdollsthumbWednesday 13 and Joey Jordison resurrect the Murderdolls for a welcome full run of UK dates and, for the God Save The Scream tour, they bring with them a couple of happening support bands, and the reception for one just had to be heard to be believed.....

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The Alarm : The Gathering - Pontin's, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales - 28/29/30th January 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 10 February 2011 05:00

gathering86The Gathering, the annual weekend celebration dedicated to Mike Peters and The Alarm, hits a milestone and Dom Daley revisited old haunts to catch a legendary band on top of their game, with support from the likes of Glen Matlock and a reunited Big Country. Read on for the lowdown as Daley updates.......

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Grog and Drew Richards - Die So Fluid - Interview Exclusive. Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 09 February 2011 05:00
DieSoFluid_thmbJohnny H rewinds the interview clock today as he tracks back to December's Hard Rock Hell and an interview he did with Grog and Drew from UK post punk rockers Die So Fluid. What's the special occasion you might ask?  Well the band's upcoming UK tour of course.... Now that really is something worth celebrating.
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Scheepers - 'Self Titled' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 08 February 2011 05:00
Scheepers_thmbPrimal Fear frontman Ralf Scheepers is a man of many surprises; he's also someone with an insatiable lust for all things Heavy Metal. With a career spanning over three decades the singer's debut solo album has got Jim Rowland using terms like "metal gods" and he's only on track one. What can he be referring to?
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Roger Miret And The Disasters - 'Gotta Get Up Now' (People Like You Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Monday, 07 February 2011 05:00

miret86approved_smallAgnostic Front's Roger Miret returns, with The Disasters in tow, with 'Gotta Get Up Now' the band's fourth album and their first for five years. Was it worth the wait? Hell yeah, says Dom Daley as he listens to an early frontrunner for 2011's album of the year.....

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Grinspoon - 'Six To Midnight' (DR2 Records) Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Sunday, 06 February 2011 05:00
grinspoon-six-to-midnight-86pxAustralian rockers Grinspoon are about to hit the UK for a set of debut shows promoting their sixth album 'Six To Midnight'. We asked our resident Flying Doctor Russ P to unravel the band's sound and give you all a sneaky peak of what the band are all about....
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Ricky Warwick - Thin Lizzy - Interview Exclusive. Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Saturday, 05 February 2011 05:00
RickynTazzWith the all-new Thin Lizzy coming to the end of their hugely successful UK tour recently, Tazz Stander just could not refuse the invitation to speak with long time friend of Über Röck, Mr Ricky Warwick, about all things Lizzy related. Is there anyone out there who isn't interested in what the man had to say??? Read on people, read on...
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Kevin K - 'Joey And Me/K-Day Invasion' (Realkat Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 04 February 2011 05:00

kevink86approved_smallNew York born trash-fuelled rock 'n' roller Kevin K has turned out something special for his latest release, his 20th studio album 'Joey And Me', dedicated to his late feline companion. Arriving at URHQ accompanied by a great double DVD set and a fantastic book, the album forms only a part of the excellent 'K-Day Invasion' set that is an essential purchase for all peeps for whom music begins and ends with Johnny Thunders and Ramones. Dom Daley tells us why....

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Pallas - 'XXV' - (Music Theories Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Taylor   
Thursday, 03 February 2011 05:00

Pallas_thmbapproved_smallBloody 'ell, Pallas!!!! Now that's a name we've not heard for a while here at URHQ. But with prog master Mark Taylor pretty much on the ball with all things related to the band, we thought we'd simply leave it to him to tell you all about the band's all new 'XXV' album.

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Cauldron - 'Burning Fortune' (Earache) Print E-mail
Written by John Oakley   
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 05:00

cauldron_thmbapproved_smallCanadian rockers Cauldron have had us boiling over (ouch) with excitement at URHQ for quite some time now with their contagious blend of NWOBHM riffing and early Eighties US rock. But will John Oakley be another Uber Rocker to join the ever-growing Cauldron Fan Coven? Read on to find out.

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The Crave - 'Breaking The Silence' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 01 February 2011 05:00

thecrave86approved_smallNever heard of The Crave? That is about to change because 'Breaking The Silence', their impressive thirteen track album, has the potential to infect the world quicker the rage virus. Gaz E is frothing at the ears and you can read why......

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