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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.....

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?

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...

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Lee Kerslake - Berggren Kerslake Band Print E-mail
Written by Lee Kerslake   
Sunday, 22 June 2014 04:00

BKB Lee Solo P03Drummer Lee Kerslake has starred alongside some of the greatest names in rock in both Uriah Heep and Ozzy’s solo band but nowadays he plies his trade with Stefan Berggren in BKB; The Berggren Kerslake Band. The band’s new album ‘The Sun Has Gone Hazy’, is dripping with blues licks and just a touch of Whitesnake swagger, and was released by AOR Heaven in late January. Here Lee gives Uber Rock his 13 favourite tracks to make a true Midnite Mixtape Massacre….

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Darrel Sutton & Dean Pratten - Trigger McPoopshute Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton & Dean Pratten   
Sunday, 08 June 2014 03:20

Trigger ThbNext weekend backdoor rock ‘n’ rollers Trigger McPoopshute get to open for glunk rock uber lords The Chuck Norris Experiment on their first ever UK shows on the rather appropriately titled ‘Fuck Download’ tour.. With Chuck Ransom and his men also sharing a van with the four psychos from Abertillery Rock City we thought it only right that Trigger compile their very own C90 with which to entertain their touring partners. The result? One hell of a Midnite Mixtape Massacre.

Vintage Concert Bill: Cheap Trick - Budokan Tour - 21st July 1979‏ Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 31 May 2014 03:00

CTBill86Continuing to make all Uber Rockers jealous with his vintage concert reviews, Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary US shock rockers Impaler, returns with a tale of seeing Cheap Trick in the late seventies, still revelling in the success of their lauded ' Budokan' live album. Hit Read More...and prepare to turn green with envy.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Matti Alfonzetti - Skintrade Print E-mail
Written by Matti Alfonzetti   
Sunday, 18 May 2014 03:20

SKINTRADE thmbMatti Alfonzetti is the guitarist and singer with Skintrade, the Swedish band whose new album ‘Refueled’ was released earlier this year on AOR Heaven. Driving, robust hard rock, it really packs a punch and is a worthy addition to the collection of a singer who has graced bands such as Jagged Edge and Red, White And Blues. Here he picks his favourite 13 tunes to make the ultimate Midnite Mixtape Massacre.

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Joe Carpenter - Volume IV Print E-mail
Written by Joe Carpenter   
Sunday, 11 May 2014 03:40

Volume Joe thmbWith a band name like Volume IV you pretty much know what you are going to get music wise from the Atlanta stoners. However with the band’s full length debut album ‘Long In The Tooth’ you just get the sense that there is something else going on influence wise other than the obvious Sabbath stuff. We asked Joe Carpenter singer/guitarist with the band to give us his fabulous 13 tunes to make the ultimate mixtape, and if you click the link you’ll enjoy the ride of your life...

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Priya Panda - Diemonds Print E-mail
Written by Priya Panda   
Sunday, 27 April 2014 03:30

priyamix86'The Bad Pack', the 2012 album from Canadian rockers Diemonds, is a regular visitor on the death deck at URHQ, so we thought it would be a good idea to ask the band's vocalist, Priya Panda, to copy us her ultimate thirteen song mixtape...but she must have run out of C90s and only had a C120 left, as thirteen just wasn't enough! Another must-read, must-listen entry in Uber Rock's Midnite Mixtape Massacre.....

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?

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'



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.....

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!

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dave Sirianni - The Pass Outs Print E-mail
Written by Dave Sirianni   
Sunday, 15 June 2014 03:30

passoutmix86Uber Rock reviewed 'Dead Technology', the new album from Melbourne-based melodic grungers The Pass Outs, last month and was impressed enough to chase up frontman Dave Sirianni and ask him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape for inclusion in our Midnite Mixtape Massacre section. The Star Wars-obsessed singer/guitarist didn't let us down.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jeff Williams - Onslaught Print E-mail
Written by Jeff Williams   
Sunday, 01 June 2014 03:00

Jeff ThmbNext month UK thrashers Onslaught hit the road with Artillery and Hatriot in what is being called the ‘Thrash Invasion 2014’ tour. So to mark this occasion we thought it would be a cool idea to ask Jeff Williams bassist in Onslaught to put together his very own Midnite Mixtape Massacre centred around what he listens to whilst on the road. Jeff being Jeff this feature comes with a special twist, as in he’s given a whole iPod’s worth of stuff to get through rather than just a C90. Hit the link to find out more.

Midnight Mixtape Massacre - Scott Lee Andrews - Exit_International Print E-mail
Written by Scott Lee Andrews   
Sunday, 25 May 2014 03:00

Exit thmbNext weekend Welsh noisy bass-tards Exit_International will be unceremoniously smashing the Purple Turtle’s head in as they unleash musical hell during their mid-afternoon slot at this year’s Camden Rocks festival. We asked singer and bass player number one Scott Lee Andrews to put together his ultimate mixtape to help get him, Fudge and Adam in the mood for total annihilation, This is what he came up with….

From The Interview Archive : Piggy D Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 11 May 2014 04:00

piggyD86There is a wealth of quality rock 'n' roll chatter in the secret pasts of the Über Röck Massive. After rebirthing chats with Jo "Dog" Almeida and Share Ross previously, we thought it was high time to break another vintage interview out of the archive for you good people to read, maybe for the first time. With the release of Rob Zombie's first concert DVD/Blu-ray on the horizon, we thought we'd dig up a May 2009 interview with his bassist Piggy D......

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - James Green & Tom Hamilton - The 45s Print E-mail
Written by James Green & Tom Hamilton   
Sunday, 04 May 2014 03:30

45s thmbAfter being mightily impressed with The 45s at Fibbers in York recently Uber Rock caught up with vocalist James Green and guitarist Tom Hamilton and asked them to compile their ultimate 13 song mixtape. Want to find out exactly where The Blues and The Soul comes from in their songs and what makes these guys rock 'n' roll a lot a harder and better onstage in this early point of their career than many seasoned bands could manage? Then read on for the lowdown.....

Vintage Concert Bill: Motörhead - Tour Of The Colonies, Riverflat Jam - May 25th 1981 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 27 April 2014 03:00

motorheadbill86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary US shock rockers Impaler, returns with the April entry of his must-read Vintage Concert Bill feature, this month detailing the Riverflat Jam of 1981 where, alongside the likes of 38 Special and Ozzy's Blizzard of Ozz, he saw Motörhead for the first time. Read all about how Lemmy, Philthy and Fast Eddie blew the P.A. and made the evening news!

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!

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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