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Biters - Bristol, Thekla - 28th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Friday, 09 October 2015 03:00

Biters thmbUber Rockers have dreamt of seeing Biters live in the UK since we first covered the band upon the release of their debut, self-titled EP back in 2010. On the back of debut full-length album, 'Electric Blood', dreams became a reality on a Monday night in Bristol... on a boat.....

Danko Jones/The Amorettes - Bristol, The Exchange - 27th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 08 October 2015 03:00

Danko thmbBack in the UK for their first proper headline tour in a little over nine years and Canadian bruisers Danko Jones closed out their jaunt at Bristol’s compact and bijou Exchange. On hand to experience the ‘Fire Music’ for Uber Rock was Johnny H. Do you wanna rock? Well you know what to do if the answer to that is “yes”!

The Wildhearts/Baby Chaos/Hey! Hello! - Bristol, O2 Academy - 24th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 03:00

GWH1586The Wildhearts? Playing second album, 'P.H.U.Q.', in its entirety to celebrate its 20th anniversary? With the reunited Baby Chaos in support? Ginger's other band Hey! Hello! too? Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey needed little convincing to cross the bridge to Bristol.....

Public Image Limited - York, Fibbers - 22nd September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 04:00

PiLLiVE86Public Image Limited? Playing an intimate gig in the local venue of Uber Rock's Ben Hughes? Our man had no choice but to be there! Read on for the lowdown on a truly special gig that will forever live in the memory, complimented by some fantastic live photography that perfectly captures the moment.....

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - 'Not Your Typical Victorians' (Leather Apron) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Monday, 05 October 2015 04:00

menviccover500The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing are 'Not Your Typical Victorians', as proved by their stupendous new album of the same name. Uber Rock's Rich Hobson gives his in-depth track-by-track analysis of this new long player, detailing 'The Worst Sideshow Ever' and founding out why 'This House Is Not Haunted'.....

City And Colour - 'If I Should Go Before You' (Dine Alone Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 05 October 2015 03:00

CandCgocover500Remember when City And Colour was the side project of Alexisonfire's Dallas Green? It's pretty much the other way around these days, as Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey discovered as he listened to another startling addition to Green's back catalogue.....

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Edgey Pires - The Last Internationale Print E-mail
Written by Edgey Pires   
Sunday, 04 October 2015 04:00

LIMix286Taken under the wing of Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello, The Last Internationale are as hotly-tipped as bands come these days. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes caught up with the main duo of Delila Paz and Edgey Pires at a date on their recent UK tour and got them to compile their ultimate thirteen track mixtapes on the fly - Delila's debuted here yesterday, now it's time for us to get Edgey.....

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - Rage Against The Machine - 'Live At Finsbury Park' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 04 October 2015 03:30

deadend86Previously only available as part of a deluxe Rage Against The Machine boxset, 'Live At Finsbury Park' gets simultaneous DVD, Blu-ray and digital releases later this month. Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey watches RATM come good on the promise of playing a free UK gig if their song beat The X-Factor winner to the coveted Xmas Number One slot.....

Greg Shaw - Truth Corroded - Gig From Hell Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps & Greg Shaw   
Sunday, 04 October 2015 03:00

TCGFH86The Gig From Hell feature was once Uber Rock's flagship product, until that pesky Midnite Mixtape Massacre came along and won over a million black hearts. We refuse to forget our roots, however, and there will always be a place for Hellish gig memories on the website to excite. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps caught up with Greg Shaw from Australian thrashers Truth Corroded when they toured the UK with Nile and got told a tale of Mongolian folk, vodka and turtlenecks......

Midnite Mixtape Massacre - Delila Paz - The Last Internationale Print E-mail
Written by Delila Paz   
Saturday, 03 October 2015 03:00

LIMix186When Uber Rock's Ben Hughes reviewed the uber-hot The Last Internationale at Fibbers in York recently he cornered the main duo of Delila Paz and Edgey Pires and asked them to compile their ultimate thirteen song mixtapes there and then - no labouring over the choices for weeks! This weekend we present both mixtapes, starting with Delila's. Why? We're too kind to you Midnite Mixtape Massacre fans.....

W.A.S.P - Belfast, Limelight 1 - 17th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Friday, 02 October 2015 03:00

WASP 2Legendary U.S. shock rockers W.A.S.P hit the UK recently for a series of shows in support of their recently released, and well-received, ‘Golgotha’ opus. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby was on hand ready to get blind in Belfast for us, and this ladies and gentlemen is the story of his night in the presence of Blackie Lawless and co.

Monster Magnet - 'Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)' (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Friday, 02 October 2015 02:00

magnetcover550Following their "re-imagining" of 2014 album, 'Last Patrol', Dave Wyndorf and Monster Magnet are at it again, this time re-working material from 2010's 'Mastermind' record as 'Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)'. Uber Rock's Ben Hughes gets reduxed as he checks out the leaner, meaner new version.....

Trivium - ‘Silence In The Snow’ (Roadrunner Records) Print E-mail
Written by Lee Kendrick   
Thursday, 01 October 2015 03:20

Trivium ‘Silence In The Snow’ - the seventh studio record from Trivium - is in the shops tomorrow. Here Uber Rock’s Lee Kendrick gets to have an early peak at the goodies that await fans of the Orlando modern metal quartet. Dig the new breed brothers and sisters? You soon will do when you read this.

Gunzo/Stone Trigger/Crossed Eyed Mary - Belfast, Voodoo - 16th September 2015 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Thursday, 01 October 2015 03:00

Gunzo thmbIn case you were wondering, Gunzo, is the name of the band that Tracii Guns and Rudy Sarzo recently toured the UK with playing songs from their illustrious pasts, ably assisted by drummer Shane Fitzgibbon and singer Michael O’Mara. Uber Rock’s Mark Ashby popped along to Belfast’s Voodoo to check this one out and in the process ended up having a mighty pleasant surprise.

Grave Pleasures - ‘Dreamcrash’ (Columbia / Sony Music) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 03:20

gravepleasurescoverapproved small 2013‘Dreamcrash’ is the major label debut album from Grave Pleasures the band previously known as Beastmilk. Uber Rock’s Johnny H loved the latter’s 2013 album ‘Climax’ but what will he make of this all new eleven tracker? Well, hit the link and you’ll soon find out.

Clutch - 'Psychic Warfare' (Weathermaker Music) Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 03:00

clutchwarfarecoverThe last Clutch album, 'Earth Rocker', sat proudly atop Nick Russell's 2013 Album of the Year list. How, then, would Uber Rock's Clutch uber fan feel about the follow-up album from the Maryland mofos, the upcoming 'Psychic Warfare'? Why, he friggin' loves it, obviously!


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