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Vintage Concert Bill: Iggy Pop - 17th April 1996 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 29 March 2015 04:00

iggy9686"I held up Iggy Pop during a stage dive!" - When Impaler frontman Bill Lindsey opens up another of his must-read Vintage Concert Bill features with a line like that you know we're interested! This month Bill writes of a solo Iggy show from the mid-nineties where, yes, he held up Iggy Pop during a stage dive!

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Neverise Print E-mail
Written by Neverise   
Sunday, 29 March 2015 03:20

Everything Youve DoneFeaturing ex members of Follow You Home, Derby based hotshots Neverise have just released their debut single ‘Everything You’ve Done’. Here the band get the chance to reveal their musical influences as they unveil a virtual C90 crammed full of pop/punk and modern day musical masterpieces. Who said Uber Rock wasn’t down with the kids eh?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tommy Johnson - Bobaflex Print E-mail
Written by Tommy Johnson   
Sunday, 15 March 2015 03:30

tommybobamix86Ohio/West Virginia rockers Bobaflex are currently recording their next album, 'Anything That Moves', which will be released in June. Uber Rock caught up with the band's drummer, Tommy Johnson, and asked him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape. Hit Read More for his hitlist.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Mick Murphy - My Ruin, The Birds Of Satan, Chevy Metal, Teenage Time Killers, Neanderthal Print E-mail
Written by Mick Murphy   
Sunday, 01 March 2015 04:00

MM2 by Andy WatsonCurrently working with more bands than even Uber Rock’s Matt Blakout could manage, workaholic guitarist Mick Murphy’s first love will always be his wife Tairrie B. Murphy, but music, and in particular guitar driven hard rock music must come a close second. How do we know? Well here’s the second in our very special Midnite Mixtape Massacre double header, and this has Mick Murphy written all over it….

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Vintage Concert Bill: Joe Perry Project - 28th April 1980 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Saturday, 28 February 2015 03:00

JP86Impaler frontman Bill Lindsey returns with another of his must-read vintage concert reviews. This time Bill tells us of the time the Joe Perry Project came to town and he accidentally bumped into them on the afternoon of the show. We've even got a photo of the autograph to prove it! More rockin' retro goodness, exclusive to Uber Rock.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Marc Valentine - Last Great Dreamers Print E-mail
Written by Marc Valentine   
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:30

marcvinylLast Great Dreamers will release their new single, 'Supernature Natural', at a special launch show at The Cellar in Oxford on February 28th. With uncanny timing, Uber Rock forced the band's frontman Marc Valentine into a corner and wouldn't let him out until he'd given us his ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

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Hi-Fi To Die For - Manic Street Preachers Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 01 February 2015 04:00

HiFi86Uber Rock's Gaz E had planned to write, on the 20th anniversary of the disappearance of Richey Edwards, the definitive article regarding the fate of the Manic Street Preachers guitarist. Instead, he writes a love letter to the band's debut album, 'Generation Terrorists', and feels better for it.....

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Vintage Concert Bill: Rolling Stones - 29th November 1989 - 'Steel Wheels' tour Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 25 January 2015 04:00

Billstones86Impaler frontman Bill Lindsey is back with his first Vintage Concert Bill article of 2015, and what a way to start the year: Bill tells us about how he was in the right place at the right time to score eighth row tickets to see the Rolling Stones at one of two sold out shows at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis in November 1989. More must-read retro rock 'n' roll on Uber Rock, the website to excite!

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Hi-Fi To Die For - Forty Deuce Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Sunday, 18 January 2015 04:00

HiFi86Little known fact: Ross Welford was the first writer to submit an article based on a much-loved album that, eventually, turned into Uber Rock's Hi-Fi To Die For feature. Now, the bad boy who popped its cherry returns with another hard one... rocker, that is. Remember Forty Deuce, the shortlived band from Poison/Mr. Big's Richie Kotzen? Ross does.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Gabor Szakacs - Sledgeback Print E-mail
Written by Gabor Szakacs   
Sunday, 11 January 2015 04:00

sledgemixtape86From his Hungarian roots with C.A.F.B to his current base in Seattle with Sledgeback, Gabor Szakacsi has led a life infused with quality music and influences as wide ranging as his globetrotting adventures. So with Sledgeback's brand new long player 'Land Of The Freak' recently unleashed worldwide we thought we'd ask Gabi to pick his ultimate mixtape choices so we could find out a little more about the bands and songs that have not only shaped his life but also helped forge that unique Sledgeback sound.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Zack - XFactor1 Print E-mail
Written by Zack XF1   
Sunday, 21 December 2014 04:00

ZackXF186The X-Factor on Uber Rock?! Wait, this is XFactor1, the Columbus, OH hard rockers signed to Megaforce Records. The band's drummer Zack is the latest musician forced into a corner and asked to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape. It ain't easy... but this sticksman comes out swinging with a fine C90 crammed with choice cuts.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Danny Oglesby - Skarlett Riot Print E-mail
Written by Danny Oglesby   
Sunday, 22 March 2015 04:00

sriotmix86Skarlett Riot have just released a great new EP, 'We Are The Brave', and played a series of UK shows supporting Kamelot and Ozzy/Firewind guitarist Gus G. Now, as the band begins a UK headline tour, Uber Rock caught up with guitarist Danny and asked him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tom Kunzman - 18th & Addison Print E-mail
Written by Tom Kunzman   
Sunday, 08 March 2015 03:30

18thmix8618th & Addison are from Toms River, NJ and consist of Kait DiBenedetto and Tom Kunzman. The band's debut album, 'Little Parasites', came out in January so we felt that it was time to push Tom into a darkened room and get him to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape.....

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Tairrie B. Murphy - My Ruin, Teenage Time Killers Print E-mail
Written by Tairrie B. Murphy   
Sunday, 01 March 2015 03:00

TBM1 by Kayla WrenToday Uber Rock breaks the mould for Mick and Tairrie B. Murphy, the husband and wife team behind My Ruin, as we give up the Midnite Mixtape Massacre feature to a very special duo of virtual C90s, allowing the couple to talk intimately about the tunes that have inspired them to do exactly what they do. First up Tairrie’s selections, and as you would expect it is as eclectic as they come. So hit the link to reveal her lucky thirteen song selections.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Stefan Johansson - City Saints Print E-mail
Written by Stefan Johansson   
Sunday, 22 February 2015 03:20

CS thmbWhen Uber Rock recently caught up with Stefan Johansson, lead singer with Gothenburg street punk rock ‘n’ rollers City Saints, we just had to ask him to put together the ultimate thirteen song mixtape that best reflects the influences within his band’s music. So here it is, folks, and what a barnstormer of a compilation it is too. We think this could perhaps be one of the best yet published on Uber Rock….What do you think?

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Dom Greenwood - Phoenix Calling Print E-mail
Written by Dom Greenwood   
Sunday, 08 February 2015 03:20

PC thmbCambridgeshire based rockers Phoenix Calling have started 2015 with a huge bang, releasing their critically acclaimed ‘Everybody Knows’ single earlier this week. Here the band’s guitarist Dom Greenwood picks the thirteen songs that have helped shape the band. Hit the link to find out why a certain song by Bon Jovi started it all for him.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Den - Misconducters Print E-mail
Written by Den Misconducter   
Sunday, 01 February 2015 03:20

Misconducters thmbEarlier this week on Uber Rock (the website to excite, alright) the wise and wonderful Matt Phelps gave Brazilian punk/metal combo Misconducters a rave review for their soon to be released new album ‘Boundless’. Here the band’s guitarist/vocalist Den has compiled his very own Midnite Mixtape to reveal the music that help inspire the recording of said opus. So how near was Phelpsatron to nailing the Misconducters’ influences? Well, read on folks, and prepare to be amazed…

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Sever - Sumo Cyco Print E-mail
Written by Sever   
Sunday, 25 January 2015 03:30

severmix86Skye Sweetnam may have began her musical career as a teenage pop artist, but she went from playing with Britney Spears to recording with Rancid's Tim Armstrong. Now she seems to have found her true calling with Sumo Cyco, an independent Punk Metal band who make their own crazy ass, low budget videos and rely on no one to carry out their own brand of musical craziness. Their debut album gets a UK release shortly and in the lead up Uber Rock got in touch with Sever to find out the 13 sounds that shape her musical world...

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Richard Jones - Fireroad Print E-mail
Written by Richard Jones   
Sunday, 18 January 2015 03:00

Rich ThmbTaking some time out from the writing and recording of Fireroad’s long awaited second studio album we cornered the band’s singer/guitarist Richard Jones and challenged him to pick the 13 songs that would make his ultimate mixtape. We think that the resulting compilation will surprise and enlighten, so hit the link to find out which tracks made the final cut along with the reasons behind his selections.

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Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Shaun Soho - Crash Midnight Print E-mail
Written by Shaun Soho   
Sunday, 04 January 2015 04:00

crashmidcover300Boston-based Crash Midnight released their debut album, 'Lost In The City', at the end of the year, with the album's lead single set to hit rock radio any time soon. Uber Rock asked frontman Shaun Soho to compile his ultimate thirteen song mixtape - the results, as you can imagine, are rokken like Dokken.....

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Modern Concert Bill: Ace Frehley - Milwaukee, Potawatomi Casino - 28th November 2014 Print E-mail
Written by Bill Lindsey   
Sunday, 21 December 2014 03:30

acebilldec86Bill Lindsey, frontman of legendary shock rockers Impaler, teases us every month with his tales of vintage concerts: this month, as an extra special seasonal treat to his loyal readers, Bill tells a tale of a show from just a few weeks ago, as opposed to a few decades. What do you do when Ace Frehley, the one and only Spaceman, announces a show five and a half hours drive away? ROAD TRIP!!!!

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