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Throwback Thorsday: Week Six Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 18 September 2014 04:05

thorbolt86If it's Thursday then, yes, it's Thorsday! That's Jon Mikl Thor's day!! Did you know that in 2003 Thor made his first film since the classic '80s one-two of 'Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare' and 'Zombie Nightmare'? Did you know that the soundtrack's lead track was by Thor himself?!? Listen here!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - ANiMA Print E-mail
Written by Dan Sheridan, Mike Bar, Chris Sheridan and Adam Wakefield   
Sunday, 14 September 2014 04:00

Anima thmbANiMA are a young band from Birmingham who describe their music as sort of like pop music but not so shit. Call us suckers if you want, but we just loved that description so much we had to know more about them. So here vocalist/guitarist Dan Sheridan, bassist Mike Bar, guitarist Chris Sheridan and drummer Adam Wakefield get their chance to compile the ultimate 13 song mixtape. Hit the link for a virtual C90 full of 21st century musical goodies.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Johnny H & Gaz E - Uber Rock Birthday Special! Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H & Gaz E   
Sunday, 07 September 2014 03:00

JHGTmixCelebrating Uber Rock's fifth birthday, Johnny H and Gaz E pick their own thirteen song mixtapes, choosing songs that have, in some way, fashioned the website to excite that you now see before you. Slap bang between the anniversary episode of The Uber Rock Radio Show and the birthday party that is Uberpalooza, read about the songs and the bands that have influenced the UR Elders and the site itself.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Max Motherfucker - Christmas Print E-mail
Written by Max Motherfucker   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 04:00

ChristmasThey have an album entitled ‘Appetite For Selfdestruction’ and a sound that crosses hardcore punk with Turbonegro like anthemic choruses, and Germany’s Christmas are just about to hit the UK for a series of nine not to be missed live shows. Here their singer Max Motherfucker presents Uber Rock with a 13 song mixtape that perfectly sets the tone for the rock n roll hurricane that is about to hit our shores. You want a riot in your head? Then hit the “Read more” link right now because this Midnite Mixtape Massacre really is the motherfucking business.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Rob "Batdog" Lomax - Crowsaw Print E-mail
Written by Rob "Batdog" Lomax   
Sunday, 24 August 2014 03:30

crowmix86Crowsaw's 'Smoke & Feathers' album caused a bit of a stir at URHQ earlier this year so we thought it only right that we should get the band's guitarist/vocalist Rob "Batdog" Lomax to detail his ultimate thirteen song mixtape for your reading pleasure. If it's Sunday and it's Uber Rock, then it's time for the Midnite Mixtape Massacre....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Rocket Dolls Print E-mail
Written by Nikki Smash, Tommy K and Benji Knopfler   
Sunday, 17 August 2014 03:20

Rocket Dolls frontWhen a band knocks on the door of URHQ proclaiming to be a mix of Def Leppard, Nirvana and Kings X you can bet your bottom dollar we are going to sit up and take notice of them, even if The Rocket Dolls have within their ranks a drummer who is the son of a multi-platinum selling guitarist, which could put a dent in their metal street cred (hmmm). Duly impressed we set the Brighton based trio the ultimate challenge, to map out their influences with just 13 songs to do it in, they did it in 12 making us wonder if this really is the Midnite Mixtape Massacre to end them all?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Chris Holmes Print E-mail
Written by Chris Holmes   
Sunday, 10 August 2014 03:30

Holmesmix86Uber Rock recently caught up with W.A.S.P. legend Chris Holmes while he was in town to promote his debut solo album, 'Nothing To Lose'. It seemed only fitting that we should ask the mean man just what musical influences helped shape his life so here are his thirteen choices for the Midnite Mixtape Massacre!

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Midnight Mixtape Massacre - Lee Love - The Hip Priests Print E-mail
Written by Lee Love   
Sunday, 03 August 2014 03:00

BDBOn August 11th those saviours of dirty rock ‘n’ roll The Hip Priests finally unleash ‘Black Denim Blitz’, their third LP, on a largely unsuspecting world. Here the band’s bassist Lee Love hijacks our normally respectable Midnite Mixtape Massacre feature to reveal the filthy stinking inspiration behind his band’s magnum opus. So hit the link to find out what the self-styled ‘Vodkacoma Casanova’ has to say.

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Vintage Concert Bill: Ozzy Osbourne/Mötley Crüe/Waysted - 9th March 1984 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 27 July 2014 03:00

ozcrue86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary Minnesota monsters Impaler, returns with the July instalment of his essential Vintage Concert Bill feature. This month Bill takes us jealous bastards back to Ozzy's 1984 'Bark At The Moon' US tour, where the madman was pretty much upstaged by an up-and-coming band with the looks that kill.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Michael Kiske - Unisonic Print E-mail
Written by Michael Kiske   
Sunday, 13 July 2014 03:00

Kiske thmbEarlier this week Unisonic unveiled the video to the song ‘Exceptional’, taken from their soon to be released new album ‘Light Of Dawn’. Here Unisonic frontman Michael Kiske puts together 13 exceptional (see what we did there) songs to make what he thinks is the ultimate Midnite Mixtape Massacre. Question is do you agree with his eclectic selections?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - John Wesley Print E-mail
Written by John Wesley   
Sunday, 29 June 2014 04:00

JW thmbJohn Wesley is a singer/songwriter and guitarist, and the touring guitarist for Porcupine Tree. He's also toured with the likes of Sound Of Contact, Steven Wilson, Fish and Mike Tramp (White Lion) over the years so he knows a thing or two about this thing called music. Earlier this year John also released his sixth solo album ‘Disconnect’ via the prog specialist label InsideOut. Here John picks his favourite baker’s dozen of tracks just for Uber Rock to make his Midnite Mixtape Massacre...

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Throwback Thorsday: Week Five Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 01:01

thorunchained86If it's Thursday, then it's Thorsday...Jon Mikl Thor's day!! This week we celebrate the must-have 1983 release 'Unchained' by way of one of the finest music videos ever made....

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Throwback Thorsday: Week Four Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 04 September 2014 01:01

ThorFour86Don't think we forgot about Jon Mikl Thor just because one of our bones bent like a steel bar between the strong man's teeth! No, Throwback Thorsday is Your Day and today we bring you a classic piece of television gold.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: Plasmatics - 7th December 1982 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 31 August 2014 03:00

BillPlas86WOW! Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary horror rockers Impaler, never disappoints with his monthly Vintage Concert Bill feature on Uber Rock...and this month is no different! Let "Maggot Breath Bill" take you back to 1982 with a retro review of the Plasmatics live in Minneapolis!

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Throwback Thorsday: Week Three Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 21 August 2014 02:00

thorunchained86If it's Thursday, then it's Thorsday! We celebrate the life and career of iconic muscle rocker Jon Mikl Thor with classic photos and videos each and every Thursday and this week we have a bona fide horror hit on our bar-bending hands.....

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Throwback Thorsday: Week Two Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 14 August 2014 02:00

thorsday286Last week Uber Rock debuted its bicep- and pants-tightening new retro feature, Throwback Thorsday, where, every Thursday, we pay tribute to the iconic Jon Mikl Thor by way of classic photographs and video footage. Last week we gifted you Thor's classic '80s movie 'Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare' in its entirety - this week we present the finest eight minutes of Saturday morning kids television ever.....

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Throwback Thorsday: Week One Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 07 August 2014 02:00

thorthur186Uber Rock loves Jon Mikl Thor! We're not ashamed of our collective man-love for this giant of rock! We've tossed and turned and tossed some more trying to come up with a way to pay tribute to the man...and then it hit us like a star creature flung by Satan himself THROWBACK THORSDAY! Yes, from this week until the end of time Uber Rock will honour the career of Jon Mikl Thor by way of classic photos and video clips. But where to start?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dallas Frasca Print E-mail
Written by Dallas Frasca, Zane Rosanoski & Jeff Curran   
Sunday, 27 July 2014 03:30

dallasmix86Melbourne outfit Dallas Frasca has just played a couple of London shows as they look to keep the momentum going in the build up to new album, 'Love Army', which is set to be released early next year. We asked Dallas herself, along with drummer Zane Rosanoski and guitarist Jeff Curran to compile the ultimate mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Chad Cherry & Nate Arling - The Last Vegas Print E-mail
Written by Chad Cherry & Nate Arling   
Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:00

sweetcover440Chicago rock 'n' rollers The Last Vegas are currently touring Europe promoting their new album 'Sweet Salvation'. Uber Rock caught up with singer Chad Cherry and drummer Nate Arling on a double decker bus, the mission, of course, a 13 track mixtape just the way we like to do it. They had no prior warning and struggled to get going, but once those songs started popping there was no stopping. Read on to find out what songs inspire this ultimate, mega 19 track Midnite Mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Timmy DeRella - The DeRellas Print E-mail
Written by Timmy DeRella   
Sunday, 06 July 2014 03:30

timmyde86UK glunk rockers The DeRellas funded their second full-length album, the stonkin' 'Slam! Bam!', via a PledgeMusic campaign and released it earlier this year to critical acclaim....a lot of it from us! We cornered the band's bassist Timmy DeRella and asked him to give us his ultimate thirteen song mixtape. His answers were short, but sweet....very sweet.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: Scorpions, Iron Maiden & Girlschool - July 30th, 1982‏ Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 June 2014 03:30

scorpsbill86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary PMRC-troubling shock rockers Impaler, returns with the June instalment of his classic Vintage Concert Bill feature, this time checking out a triple header of the Scorpions promoting the 'Blackout' album, Iron Maiden with new singer Bruce at the helm, and Girlschool on their first full American tour. How cool is that?! Hit Read More for classic retro rock action!

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