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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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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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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….

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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.

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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 '...at Budokan' live album. Hit Read More...and prepare to turn green with envy.....

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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.

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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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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.....

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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.

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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….

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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......

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