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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Afterpartees Print E-mail
Written by Afterpartees   
Sunday, 05 July 2015 03:30

aftermixcircle86Uber Rock grabbed Niek, Sjors, Youri, Jesse and Bas from Horst garagepop outfit Afterpartees and asked them to compile their ultimate thirteen song mixtape. No pressure! Yes, from the Dutch province of Limburg to the hallowed pages of Uber Rock, it's an Afterpartees Midnite Mixtape Massacre!

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Vintage Concert Bill: New York Dolls - 14th November 2006 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 28 June 2015 04:00

NYDBill86useImpaler's Bill Lindsey returns with the June instalment of his never-dull Vintage Concert Bill feature, this month writing of how great the New York Dolls (still) were when they hit Minnesota in support of their 2006 comeback album, 'One Day It Will Please Us To Remember Even This'. Hit Read More and fall in love, L-U-V.....

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Hi-Fi To Die For: 58 - 'Diet For A New America' Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 27 June 2015 03:00

HiFi86With Mötley Crüe finally hanging up their backing tapes after a farewell tour that promises more trainwrecks than a B-movie Western boxset, Uber Rock's Ben Hughes remembers when Nikki Sixx made music from his heart, and not just for his bank account. 58's 'Diet For A New America', he writes, is pure Hi-Fi To Die For.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jamie Porter Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Porter   
Sunday, 14 June 2015 03:20

Jamie Porter 2Jamie Porter is a singer songwriter from North Wales who specializes in music with a rock edge. Will his thirteen songs selection for the Midnite Mixtape Massacre have an Uber Rock edge though? Well read on and you’ll soon find out.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Mark Crosby - Nightblade Print E-mail
Written by Mark Crosby   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:40

Nightblade2Having released their critically acclaimed ‘Crisis Has No Prejudice’ EP earlier this year, Kidderminster based NWOBHM influenced metallers Nightblade were up for the challenge of trying to “out metal” every other Midnite Mixtape we’ve published so far here on Uber Rock. Step forward then Nightblade frontman Mark Crosby and let’s see your dandruff flying as he unveils his favourite 13 tracks of all time.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Ed Stones - Ed Stones & The BD3 Print E-mail
Written by Ed Stones   
Sunday, 24 May 2015 04:00

edstoneslogo86You like The Cramps, Eddie Cochran or maybe a bit of Jim Jones Revue, do ya? Then maybe you should have a word with Ed Stone and tap him up for an album or two. You see Ed and his band hail from Bradford and may well be right up your street with the likes of 'This Is The Life'. We love a bit of it and so should you, now check out Ed's own personal C90 Mixtape for an idea of where he's coming from.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - The Cardinal - The Blood Print E-mail
Written by The Cardinal   
Sunday, 10 May 2015 03:40

Colin 2015 3Back in 1983 the album ‘False Gestures For A Devious Public’ somehow managed to merge the very best elements of punk rock and shock rock and propelled itself into the world as a cataclysmic 11 track rock ‘n’ roll insurrection. One that should have propelled the band behind it on to bigger and better things. The band I’m talking about of course are The Blood, and today exclusively for Uber Rock, The Cardinal, the band’s singer and spokesman reveals the thirteen songs that help make his band so extraordinarily brilliant.

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Vintage Concert Bill: Guns N' Roses - 17th December 1987 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 26 April 2015 03:30

billgnr86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary shock rockers Impaler, returns with the latest of his Vintage Concert Bill features. This month Bill remembers a club show from Guns N' Roses, who seemed to have the music world in the palm of their hands and the drummer from Cinderella filling in.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Jack Black - The Boys Print E-mail
Written by Jack Black   
Sunday, 19 April 2015 03:00

JackbfeIt’s almost a year to the day since we published Dom Daley’s chat with Jack Black, the original drummer with legendary UK punk rockers The Boys. That interview turned out not only be an insightful piece regarding the band’s rich history in music but also one of the ‘most read’ Uber Rock articles of all time. Today Jack returns to our virtual pages picking his ‘14’ songs that helped shape his life story. So read on to discover who is on his Midnite Mixtape.

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Hi-Fi To Die For: The Exploding Hearts Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 12 April 2015 03:30

HiFi86After writing last week of his love for Blondie's celebrated third album, Uber Rock's Dom Daley now turns his attention to something much more obscure, and with nothing remotely resembling a happy ending. 'Guitar Romantic', the debut album from The Exploding Hearts, truly is Hi-Fi To Die For.....

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Uber Pop Weekend: Hi-Fi To Die For - Sigue Sigue Sputnik Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 05 April 2015 03:40

HiFi86After leaving Generation X, Tony James went about forming a "fantasy band" and the resulting outfit, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, affected many of the Uber Rock Massive. One in particular, Ben Hughes, though stopping short of covering his face in torn fishnets, became obsessed with the enfant terribles of the mid-eighties pop charts. 1986's 'Flaunt It' surely is Hi-Fi To Die For.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Max Portnoy - Next To None Print E-mail
Written by Max Portnoy   
Sunday, 28 June 2015 03:20

N2NalbumTomorrow sees the release via InsideOut Music of ‘A Light In The Dark’, the debut album by teenage progressive metal sensations Next To None. To help celebrate this occasion we asked the band’s 15 year old drummer Max Portnoy (yup its Mike’s son) to pick the 13 songs that helped influence the sound of the record, and you are but a mouse click away from revealing what he chose to make the ultimate metal midnite mixtape.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Joey Strange - JD & the FDCs Print E-mail
Written by Joey Strange   
Sunday, 21 June 2015 03:00

jambo2mix86JD & the FDCs officially release their second album, 'Anatomy Of A Wolf', next week so, after grabbing an exclusive interview with the mainman last weekend, we thought we'd give him some competition and ask bassist Joey Strange to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape exclusively for Uber Rock. Yes, it's another Midnite Mixtape Massacre!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Soul Fire Saints Print E-mail
Written by Soul Fire Saints   
Sunday, 07 June 2015 03:20

soulfiresaintsSoul Fire Saints is a heavy ‘riff rock’ band from Sheffield who claim to be just five normal(ish) working class lads who write and perform their own unique brand of heavy riff-rock. The simple fact that they play their own music and don’t simply take the easy route of playing the UK’s oversaturated cover/tribute band scene was enough for us to offer the guys their very own slot on Uber Rock’s Midnite Mixtape Massacre. So hit the link and discover something new this Sunday.

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Vintage Concert Bill: Clash Of The Titans - 9th June 1991 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 31 May 2015 03:00

titanshirtImpaler's Bill Lindsey returns with another of his must-read Vintage Concert Bill entries, this time detailing the US version of 1991's Clash Of The Titans tour, featuring Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth and openers Alice In Chains. Who would win this thrash clash? Read on to find out.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Print E-mail
Written by Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal   
Sunday, 17 May 2015 03:00

BF thmbRon 'Bumblefoot' Thal has played guitar in Guns N' Roses, with Scott Weiland and RUN DMC's Darryl McDaniels, and now he tackles his toughest test yet; picking the ultimate thirteen song mixtape! Smokey Robinson alongside Manowar? Billy Joel alongside Judas Priest? This you have to read.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dysnea Boys Print E-mail
Written by Dysnea Boys   
Sunday, 03 May 2015 03:30

dysneaboysmix86Berlin punks Dysnea Boys have a new single - 'Find Water'/'Mind Stories' - and a new video so what better time to catch up with the guys and quiz them on their favourite tunes? Is this the ultimate fifteen (?!) song mixtape?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Damien LaVey and Kill - Three Sixes Print E-mail
Written by Damien LaVey and Kill   
Sunday, 26 April 2015 03:00

Three Sizes thmbWhen Uber Rock’s Gaz E reviewed 'Know God, No Peace' the then-new album from American metallers Three Sixes he was as equally impressed by the band’s biblically epic promo package as he was by the darkest heavy metal music contained therein. Here singer Damien LaVey and guitarist Kill shed some light on what influenced that record and in the process also reveal a potential guilty secret too. So read on for a proper heavy metal Midnite Mixtape Massacre courtesy of the numbers 6, 6, and,err, 6.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Will Crewdson & Shaheena Dax - She Made Me Do It Print E-mail
Written by Will Crewdson & Shaheena Dax   
Sunday, 12 April 2015 04:00

shemixtape86Will Crewdson, currently on tour with Adam Ant, has teamed up with his former Rachel Stamp bandmate, Shaheena Dax, in She Made Me Do It, a New Wave Electronica outfit whose new album, 'Endless Dream State', was described by John Robb as the album Madonna dreams of making in 2015. Uber Rock asked the pair to compile their ultimate thirteen song mixtape... but they had to go one better.....

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Uber Pop Weekend: Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Linus of Hollywood Print E-mail
Written by Linus Dotson   
Sunday, 05 April 2015 04:00

Linus 03Linus of Hollywood doesn’t care about musical genres. If it’s a good tune, then it’s a good tune. Currently one of the most in demand music producers on the West Coast, Linus is more than happy to spin an Abba LP over lunch and then throw Black ‘N Blue cassette tape in the car whilst on route to a Saxon concert! So when Uber Rock said “Pop” then we immediately thought of Linus Dotson and here for your delectation is a C90 fit to burst with his 13 favorite power pop jams.

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Uber Pop Weekend: Uber Rock's Guilty Pleasures - DumDums Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Sunday, 05 April 2015 03:20

dum86Formed in 1997, the DumDums were "created to be a reaction against the faceless, colourless, soulless pop that is around today." Sound familiar? When asked to contribute to our Uber Pop Weekend Jo Hayes was almost offended when we suggested she write of her love for the band in our Guilty Pleasures section. Read on to find out why.....

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