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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Lee Brunskjill - Autopsy Boys Print E-mail
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Sunday, 19 June 2016 04:00

ABmix86We can't think of a better band to feature in Uber Rock's Midnite Mixtape Massacre than those pesky Autopsy Boys! Their new album, 'Return Of The Acid Casualty Auto Humans', featured legendary scream queen, Debbie Rochon, so a thirteen-track mixtape would, surely, be unlucky for everyone except you clued-in readers. The band's Lee Brunskjill wiped the gore off a C90 and pressed record.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Pound Of Flesh Print E-mail
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Sunday, 12 June 2016 03:20

POF RefilsWith most of URHQ at Download this weekend we thought we’d run something a little different, something a little less metal, yet something still more intense than 95% of the bands playing said festival. Ladies and gentlemen of the Überverse we give you Pound Of Flesh and their twisted yet sublime thirteen track Midnite Mixtape. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Bec - IDestroy Print E-mail
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Sunday, 29 May 2016 04:00

IDBecmix86Brought to Uber Rock's attention late last year when supporting Cherie Currie of The Runaways, Bristol-based all-grrrl band IDestroy have started to make 2016 their own with a must-have EP and a buzz surrounding them that most bands would kill for. Fresh from supporting Wendy James, we got singer/guitarist Bec to compile the ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tom McFaull - The Bar Stool Preachers Print E-mail
Written by Tom McFaull   
Sunday, 15 May 2016 03:20

BSP COVER thmb It’s been a frantic week for Tom McFaull that’s for sure. His beloved Hammers won their last game at the Boleyn Ground, his band The Bar Stool Preachers have just played a prestigious slot at the first WPC two-dayer in Northampton, and today he gets to pick his fave 13 tracks for a Midnite Mixtape Massacre with a twist. Hit the link then to find out how these guys will be bringing a right ole knees up to Slugfest 9 and Rebellion Festival this summer.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Senton Bombs Print E-mail
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Sunday, 01 May 2016 04:00

Senton Bombs logoWith their recently released ‘Mass Vendetta’ album Blackpool-based scuzz rockers, The Senton Bombs, have captured an almost perfect mix of punk and sleaze rock to create one of 2016’s most surprising, if not best, albums. Here Joey Class, Damien Kage, Johnny Gibbons and Scott Mason share their influences and in the process hope to make an almost perfect Midnite Mixtape too.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tony West - Blacklist Union Print E-mail
Written by Tony West   
Sunday, 17 April 2016 03:20

BTM CD‘Back To Momo’, the fourth album from Californian glamsters Blacklist Union left an indelible mark on URHQ when it was released last year. So when ‘Union frontman Tony West contacted us recently regarding the band’s ‘Evil Eye’ video we thought it the ideal opportunity to also ask him to select the thirteen songs that helped shape the man he is today. Grunge, yacht rock, metal and hardcore crossover are just some of the genres he chooses in yet another fantastic Midnite Mixtape Massacre.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Qemists Print E-mail
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Sunday, 03 April 2016 03:20

The QemistsThe Qemists have just released their new 'Warrior Sound' album so what better time to catch up with the Brighton-based band whose music featured in the worldwide trailer for Terminator Genisys and on ITV's coverage of the Rugby World Cup to ask them to compile a mixtape to die for?

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Mohawk Radio Print E-mail
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Sunday, 20 March 2016 03:40

Mohawk Radio thmbManchester-based alt.pop quartet Mohawk Radio are currently over in America playing a short run of live shows, including a prestigious slot at this year’s SXSW. Before they packed their bags to jet off, though, they had just enough time to compile a 13 song mixtape that is designed to make you feel alive this Sunday morning. Is that the sound of ‘Two Million Heart Beats’ we detect? Hit the link to find out.

Uber Old School: Rockcards Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 06 March 2016 04:00

rockcards86Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey is a nerd. He collects shit that it appears nobody else wants... like Brockum's 1991 trading card set, Rockcards; a bizarre collection that features everyone from Salty Dog and Junkyard to the Moody friggin' Blues, with some cards now worth over $100.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Boom Sons Print E-mail
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Sunday, 28 February 2016 03:00

Boom Sons thmbWhen Uber Rock’s Dave Prince reviewed the debut EP from hot new Welsh female fronted trio The Boom Sons back in September of 2015 he dubbed it his “favourite debut EP EVER!” So with the band hard at work in the studio right this minute we thought it was time to catch up with them to try and get an angle on their eclectic set of musical influences. The result of this session is a Midnite Mixtape to get your Sunday off with a BOOM!

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Razed Print E-mail
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Sunday, 14 February 2016 03:20

The Razed ThmbSwedish rockers The Razed call their music “GRUNGEADELIC SPACEPUNK”, which is most certainly a new genre of music on us. So, off the back of their recent single, ‘State Of Regression’, we asked them to explain what their music is all about via a 13 track Midnite Mixtape Massacre that takes in all their influences, from David Bowie to The Jesus And Mary Chain, via pretty much everything in-between. Read on to find out what makes the band tick...

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Headline Maniac Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 June 2016 03:00

Headline ManiacHeadline Maniac feature a trio of Hot Rods, you know as in Eddie and the Hot Rods, and they play a rather spiffing brand of power pop/rock. We were so impressed by their debut album that we asked Dipster, Chris and Simon to pick their thirteen songs and give the Midnite Mixtape a dose of ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Thuggery’. Hit the magic link then to uncover their selections.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Stay Voiceless Print E-mail
Written by Stay Voiceless   
Sunday, 22 May 2016 04:00

stay86mixThey call themselves "day ruiners" but South Wales alt. rock three-piece Stay Voiceless might actually make your day. The band has truly arrived with stunning new single, 'Those kids have no idea whatsoever of what went on at Stalingrad', so we thought we'd grab the three band members and ask them to compile their ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Mick Modell - The Shondikes Print E-mail
Written by Mick Modell   
Sunday, 08 May 2016 03:20

Shondikes albumWhoa, now this is what we call a mixtape. Punk, proto punk, doo-wop and ‘60s French yé-yé girl music all get a look in when Mick Modell from The Shondikes is picking the tunes. Sit back, pour yourself a libation of your choice and prepare to discover the roots behind ‘Psychotic Make Out Music'…..

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Taylor Busby - Purple Print E-mail
Written by Taylor Busby   
Sunday, 24 April 2016 03:00

taylormix86Purple are probably the coolest band to hail from the small town of Beaumont, Texas. While their debut album was an ear bomb of infectious punk pop done just right, the sophomore album is a modern slice of sexy, alt. rock with a slick production and more influences than you can shake a stick at. Uber Rock caught up with guitarist/vocalist Taylor Busby to find out about those influences and discover why you should hit the parking lot and ride the 'Mini Van' with the Texas trio.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Trevor William Church - Beastmaker Print E-mail
Written by Trevor William Church   
Sunday, 10 April 2016 04:00

trev86intWith their debut album, 'Lasus Naturae', freshly released on Rise Above Records and the band about to play their debut UK shows, Uber Rock caught up with Beastmaker frontman Trevor William Church to find out what makes him tick - turns out he's a straight-to-the-point-kinda-guy, but that doesn't mean his choices are anything less than impeccable.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Michael Del Pizzo - Sunflower Dead Print E-mail
Written by Michael Del Pizzo   
Sunday, 27 March 2016 03:00

Sunflowerd Dead AlbumHailing from Long Beach California, Sunflower Dead specialise in rock with a combination of heavy riffs and infectious hooks that are both melodic and hard-hitting. Their new album ‘It's Time To Get Weird’ is what their PR team call “a healthy dose of intense rock energy.” So we thought what better way to introduce the band to readers of Uber Rock than by asking their singer Michael Del Pizzo to pull together the 13 songs that mean most to him, and in the process give us his ultimate Midnite Mixtape selection.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jack Taylor and Alex Veale - Tax The Heat Print E-mail
Written by Jack Taylor and Alex Veale   
Sunday, 13 March 2016 04:00

138347 Tax The Head   Fed To The Lions 4000pxWith their ‘Fed To The Lions’ album due for release on April 8th, and the band just confirmed for this year's Steelhouse Festival, we thought it was about time we caught up with Bristol rockers Tax The Heat to find out what makes the boys tick musically. What better way to do this than via the power of the mixtape, and right here drummer Jack and singer Alex pick the 13 songs that they think helped shape Tax The Heat’s rather unique sound.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Rebelles Print E-mail
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Sunday, 06 March 2016 03:40

The Rebelles 2The Rebelles is the sound of three ladies - Tracie Hunter, Elizabeth Westwood and Phoebe White - paying tribute to the songs that inspire them along with a host of special guests and noteworthy collaborators, not least Tracie’s father Ian along with the likes of Glen Matlock and James Stevenson. It’s a heartfelt homage to the rebellious sounds of the ‘70s, and here, the ladies share the songs that helped influence their sound to date.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Return To The Sun Print E-mail
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Sunday, 21 February 2016 03:20

Return to the sun artworkReturn To The Sun are a Scottish guitar driven indie rock band who have already played such prestigious events as The Great Escape Festival, and the Isle of Wight Festival. Drawing from a wide range of influences including Biffy Clyro, David Bowie, Oasis, The Cure and The Strokes amongst many, many more, here the guys share the songs that have helped them develop their edgy heavy indie rock sound with pop sensibilities.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Maybe We're Dead Already Print E-mail
Written by Maybe We’re Dead Already   
Sunday, 07 February 2016 03:40

Maybe Were Dead3 finalHailing from Glasgow, Maybe We’re Dead Already released their ‘On The Way Down’ EP just before Christmas to much critical acclaim. We thought that rather than simply review the record we’d instead let you listen to it for free and read all about what makes the band tick So hit the link to discover Maybe We're Dead Already.


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