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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Slyder - Last Great Dreamers Print E-mail
Written by Slyder   
Sunday, 20 April 2014 03:00

slydermix86Last Great Dreamers are back, and set to release their second album, 'Crash Landing in Teenage Heaven', in September, the long player featuring eleven previously unreleased tracks recorded between 1995 and 1997. What better time, then, to catch up with Slyder, the band's guitarist, and ask him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Louise Distras Print E-mail
Written by Louise Distras   
Sunday, 13 April 2014 04:00

louisemixtapeLouise Distras released her debut album, 'Dreams from the Factory Floor', late last year, and is set to release a double a-side single on May 12th via Street Revolution Records. But first, Louise provides Uber Rock with the latest Midnite Mixtape, detailing her ultimate thirteen song mixtape and, for the first time ever, providing a video for each and every track!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dean Tsolondres - The Terraces Print E-mail
Written by Dean Tsolondres   
Sunday, 06 April 2014 03:00

Dean ThumbPlaying bootboy anthems with a bootroom mentality Australian bruisers The Terraces made an immediate size ten impression on the Uber Rock faithful with their awesome self-titled debut album back in 2012. A couple of visits to Blighty and the ‘Extra Time’ EP later and there still wasn’t a bad word we could find to say about these four foul mouthed Punks Of Mother England. Here guitarist Dean Tsolondres gets to compile his very own Midnite Mixtape Massacre to soundtrack the band’s influences and boy is this one a ripper!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Acey Slade - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Print E-mail
Written by Acey Slade   
Sunday, 30 March 2014 03:00

aceymix86Acey Slade needs little introduction. After playing in bands such as Dope, Amen, Murderdolls, and his own outfits, Trashlight Vision and Acey Slade & the Dark Party, he now finds himself playing bass guitar for one of the most iconic rock 'n' roll bands out there, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Uber Rock handed Acey a C90 and asked him to compile his ultimate 13 song mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Vigil Print E-mail
Written by The Vigil   
Sunday, 16 March 2014 04:00

thevigil86The Vigil hail from Bristol and have supported the likes of Everclear, Zico Chain, Lonely the Brave, Black Wolf, The Treatment and Cage the Gods. With a new EP produced by a member of Bush soon to be released, what better time to catch up with all four band members and ask them to give Uber Rock a C90 containing their ultimate thirteen song mixtape?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Inger Lorre Print E-mail
Written by Inger Lorre   
Sunday, 02 March 2014 03:00

ingermix86Made famous for her time with The Nymphs, infamous for relieving herself on the desk of A&R man Tom Zutaut, Inger Lorre returns next month with a limited edition 7" single for Record Store Day. Prior to an exclusive interview with Uber Rock, Inger compiled her ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Rich Ragany - Role Models/The Loyalties Print E-mail
Written by Rich Ragany   
Sunday, 23 February 2014 03:00

ragany86Another Sunday, another way cool (jr.) thirteen track mixtape chosen by a musician hugely respected at URHQ. This week it's the turn of Rich Ragany, guitarist with Role Models and The Loyalties, to pick the baker's dozen tunes. Wait, did he mention Ace Frehley?

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Hi-Fi To Die For - The Suicide Twins Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 16 February 2014 04:00

hi-fi862013'Silver Missiles And Nightingales' from The Suicide Twins, the post-Hanoi Rocks project from Andy McCoy and Nasty Suicide, is the latest classic album to get a love letter written to it by an Uber Rock writer. Read on as Dom Daley explains why he loves this record so much he even had a song from it played at his wedding.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jacob Bunton - Lynam Print E-mail
Written by Jacob Bunton   
Sunday, 09 February 2014 03:00

jacobbuntonthumbLynam released their new EP, 'Halfway To Hell', in December, arguably the finest output yet from the Birmingham, Alabama outfit. Some people may recognise the band's frontman Jacob Bunton and guitarist Lonny Paul from their stint in Adler, the band from former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler that released the great 'Back From The Dead' album late in 2012. Uber Rock caught up with Jacob and asked him to detail his ultimate 13 song mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tom Rickerby and Tom Mannix - Ragdoll Mafia Print E-mail
Written by Tom Rickerby and Tom Mannix   
Sunday, 26 January 2014 03:10

Ragdoll Mafia thmb“Ragdoll Mafia… a bloody refreshing change.” That’s what Ross Welford declared when he stumbled upon the debut EP by South London rockers Ragdoll Mafia at the tail end of last year. Seizing at the opportunity to tell us how much they liked this fresh take on their music Ragdoll Mafia guitarist Tom Rickerby and drummer Tom Mannix sent URHQ their 13 songs to make the ultimate Midnite Mixtape Massacre, and here it is in all its 'virtual C90' glory.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Rich Jones - The Ginger Wildheart Band Print E-mail
Written by Rich Jones   
Sunday, 19 January 2014 03:00

Rich thmbIn preparation for Uber Rock’s review of ‘Albion’ the new album from The Ginger Wildheart Band which we will have online later this week, we asked Rich Jones to compile the perfect C90 containing the 13 songs that have stayed closest to his heart through the years. But first he just has to get other the small problem that most, if not all, face when putting together a Midnite Mixtape Massacre. That being, picking just 13 songs.

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Hi-Fi To Die For - Diamond Dogs Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 13 April 2014 03:30

hi-fi862013Discovering a band the way we all did, and kinda miss, Uber Rock's Ben Hughes first heard Swedish rock 'n' rollers Diamond Dogs on a cassette borrowed from a friend. Our man trawls through the archives to bring you another must-read Hi-Fi To Die For article, detailing the band's 2002 release, 'Too Much Is Always Better Than Not Enough'

 

 

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Vintage Concert Bill: BTO, Leslie West Band, Rory Gallagher & Trooper - November 1975 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 30 March 2014 04:00

u10086Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary US shock rockers Impaler, popped his concert-going cherry by seeing Alice Cooper in his prime. His second show? An iconic line-up headlined by Bachman-Turner Overdrive and also featuring Mountain's Leslie West, guitar legend Rory Gallagher, and Canadian rockers Trooper, and sponsored by the finest AM radio station known to mankind.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - David Reece - EZ Livin’/Bangalore Choir Print E-mail
Written by David Reece   
Sunday, 23 March 2014 03:40

David Reece ThmbDuring his rockin' career David Reece has been the frontman for bands such as Accept and Bangalore Choir, but most recently he’s pursued a solo path releasing an album by the name of 'Compromise' on AOR Heaven. Then just last week after Uber Rock had given EZ Livin’, Reece’s latest band, a rave review for their ‘Firestorm’ album, the man himself got in touch with HQ requesting if he could put together his very own Midnite Mixtape Massacre. How could we say no to such an offer? Well obviously we couldn’t, because here it is….

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Marc Eden - The Peckham Cowboys Print E-mail
Written by Marc Eden   
Sunday, 09 March 2014 03:00

marcedenmix86The Peckham Cowboys start a nine-date UK tour later this week so what better time to catch up with the band's frontman, Marc Eden, hand him a C90, and ask him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape? The band's new album, '10 Tales from the Gin Palace', is an early contender for Uber Rock's Album of the Year, and this mixtape is up there with the year's best too.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: AC/DC 'Back In Black' tour - September 11th, 1980 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 23 February 2014 03:30

billacdcshirt86Just days after the anniversary of Bon Scott's passing, Impaler's Bill Lindsey writes about the death of one of his favourite frontmen and the huge task awaiting his replacement, Brian Johnson. In this month's Vintage Concert Bill, AC/DC hit town on their legendary 'Back In Black' tour in 1980. More must-read retro rock 'n' roll goodness!!!

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Hi-Fi To Die For - Everclear Print E-mail
Written by Baz Francis   
Saturday, 22 February 2014 03:00

hi-fi862013With an uber-special entry in our much-loved Hi-Fi To Die For feature, Baz Francis of Magic Eight Ball writes about the effect that Everclear's breakout album, 'Sparkle And Fade', had on his teenage self. And, to make this article even more special, Baz has recorded a cover version of one of the album's tracks and made it free to download for all you clued-in Uber Rockers.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Paul Gautrey - Dedwardians Print E-mail
Written by Paul Gautrey   
Sunday, 16 February 2014 03:00

Dedwardians thmbWhen Uber Rock caught up with Paul Gautrey singer with London “glamabilly” mob Dedwardians recently he was raving to us about the influence rock ‘n’ roll music had had on his band’s music to date plus on his life in general. So we challenged the frontman to put together his definitive 13 track virtual C90 via our regular Midnite Mixtape Massacre feature. Fair play to him too, because this one certainly raised a few eyebrows here at URHQ.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jesse Damon Print E-mail
Written by Jesse Damon   
Sunday, 02 February 2014 03:20

JESSE DAMON P04He’s the frontman of muscular American hard rockers Silent Rage, he’s also friends and writing partners with the likes of Gene Simmons and Paul Sabu, yet bizarrely Jesse Damon isn’t a household name here in the UK. In 2013 Jesse released his fourth solo album, ‘Temptation In The Garden Of Eden’ and received plaudits across the globe (and right here on Uber Rock) for his efforts, today he rises to our Midnite Mixtape challenge, and delivers a C90 full of great tunes albeit with an unexpected twist.

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Vintage Concert Bill: The Return of KISS - September 1979 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 26 January 2014 03:00

billblogkiss201486What could be better than seeing KISS on their 'Dynasty' tour, with Judas Priest in support, no less? How about meeting Paul, Gene, Ace and Peter in a record store meet and greet the day before the show?! Impaler's Bill Lindsey was there, and to celebrate the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, dedicates his first feature of 2014 to 'The Return Of KISS'.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tor Abyss - Lucifer Star Machine Print E-mail
Written by Tor Abyss   
Sunday, 12 January 2014 03:00

Tor ThumbAnyone who has already had the pleasure of making the acquaintance of the awe inspiring Lucifer Star Machine will know that they are the musical equivalent of a knuckle duster in the lughole, and their 2013 album ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Martyrs’ is a ferocious sound that will truly blow your speakers, without the aid of any loincloths or plastic swords. You might well ask what inspires the band’s particular brand of violent rock n roll? Well here’s the answer, as vocalist Tor Abyss reveals his favourite 13 tracks in a cracking Midnite Mixtape Massacre.

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