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The Quireboys – ‘Twisted Love’ (Off Yer Rocka Recordings) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 30 September 2016 03:00

The Quireboys - Twisted LoveWorkaholics The Quireboys are back with another record.  Their tenth in fact.  And 'Twisted Love' is an album that is particularly tickling the fancy of Uber Rock's Dom Daley, who proclaims that it is "a mighty fine long player that is and will continue to get plenty of air time ‘round this gaff".  Click the link to get the full shizz on another album that could well be a contender for our pick of the year...

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Brant Bjork And The Low Desert Punks - Tao of the Devil (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Thursday, 29 September 2016 03:00

Brant Bjork alWhen the new album from the man who practically invented the modern desert/stoner vibe landed in Uber Rock's inbox, there was one man positively snapping our arm to get his ears around it:  Uber Rock's Nev Brooks gets all down and dirty as he gives us the business on the imminent new album from Kyuss/QOTSA founder Brant Bjork and his new project...

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Spike & Tyla's Hot Knives – ‘The Sinister Indecisions Of Frankie Gray & Jimmy Pallas’ (King Outlaw Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 03:00

Spike-And-Tylas-Hotknives-1024x1024Two of rock 'n' roll's favourite pirates and rascals have reconvened to deliver unto us - and especially Uber Rock's Dom Daley - another bout of their Hot Knives.  Click the link to find out why our man believes the combination of Spike and Tyla is one which should be cherished...

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The Darlings - 'Live Attack!' (Hardline Entertainment) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 03:20

The Darlings - Live AttackThe Darlings may be a new name to Uber Rock's Ben Hughes, but the Californian rapscallions have been kicking around for a decade or so now - and their new album aims to capture the reported energy of their live shows on limited edition vinyl... Click the link to find out why our man is dancing and prancing to his new favourite sound...

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The Mission - 'Another Fall From Grace' (Eyes Wide Shut) Print E-mail
Written by Jim Rowland   
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 03:00

The Mission - AFFGAfter his recent forays into the world of prog and suvern rawk, Uber Rock's Jim Rowland searches out his favourite black wig and carefully applies his white facepaint to set the atmosphere for the evocation of all things goth that a new album from The Mission inevitably brings with it... but, was he left with his mascara being ruined by tears of ecstasy or frustration?  There's only one way to find out...

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Diamond Head – Belfast, Voodoo – 23 September 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 26 September 2016 21:53

Diamond Head - Belfast - CoverNWOBHM legends Diamond Head last weekend fulfilled their promise to return to Belfast - much to the delight of longstanding fans such as our own Dark Queen and husband Mark Ashby, as well as many who weren't even wicked thoughts when the band first wrote and performed many of the classic tunes which filled their set.  Click the link to find out why our bossman found himself getting all hot and sweaty but at the same time feeling refreshed and revitalized...

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Delain – ‘Moonbathers’ (Napalm Records) Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Monday, 26 September 2016 03:00

DelainNick Russell reckons that the mere mention of the words “symphonic gothic metal” could put many an Uber Rock reader in into a cold sweat! Well, why don't we find out as we find out what he found when he dived head first into the Euro pomp metal feast that is the fourth album from Charlotte Wessels and Delain...

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Video Of The Week: RavenEye – ‘Madeline’ Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 25 September 2016 03:20

approved image lrg 2013Only launched last week, our new ‘Video Of The Week’ feature has already proven extremely popular, and we have received literally dozens of submissions for consideration.  So, what has tickled bossman Mark Ashby's fancy this week? Click on the link to find out...

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Dead End Drive In – Now Showing: ‘Joe Bonamassa - Live at the Greek Theatre’ Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Sunday, 25 September 2016 03:00

Joe Bonamassa - Live At The Greek TheatreBritish blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa recently paid tribute to three of the genres greats on his 'Three Kings' tour.  Now, the memories have been captured for all time with this recording of his show at Los Angeles' famous Greek Theatre.  Uber Rock's Dave Prince opens the popcorn, puts his feet up on the sofa and sits back to enjoy the audio-visual experience...

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Battle Of The Reviewers Round Two: New Model Army – ‘Winter’ (Attack Attack) Print E-mail
Written by Nick Russell   
Saturday, 24 September 2016 03:20

NMA - WinterSo, with Dom Daley having already given his opinion on NMA's latest opus, it is the turn of Nick Russell to take to the trenches and tell us what he thought of the band's 16th studio offering... will he disagree with his esteemed colleague?  Well, there's only one way to find out, isn't there?

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Battle Of The Reviewers Round One: New Model Army – ‘Winter’ (Attack Attack) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Saturday, 24 September 2016 03:00

NMA - WinterOccasionally, a new album comes Uber Rock’s way that clamours for the attention of more than one of our highly talented writers: usually, we decide who is going to have the pleasure of reviewing it by sending them out into the nearest field to thrash each other with willow branches until one or other submits… but, with the latest offering from New Model Army, we decided to do something a bit different, and ask two of our team to offer their opinion… First up is Dom Daley…

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The DeRellas – ‘Freakshow’ (Rockaway Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 23 September 2016 03:20

DeRellas - Freakshow artworkWith their new EP 'Freakshow', released next week on their own Rockaway Records label, Uber Rock's Dom Daley finds The DeRellas eschewing the glam and the glitter in favour of a more punky approach - and we reckon we know what's gonna be top of his end-of-year honours list!  Click the link to find out why said release has our man salivating all over himself...

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Last Great Dreamers - 'Transmissions From Oblivion' (Ray Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 22 September 2016 03:20

LGDCVRapproved smallPull on yer glitter stack heels coz those dandies from the underground, Last Great Dreamers, are back in town - having away for nigh on 20 years - with a brand new long player for your aural immersion.  Tasked with turning back the clock, and bringing the story up to date, is Uber Rock's very own flare-trousered and stack-heeled Ben Hughes, who wrapped his ears around the forthcoming new album, out next month...

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Black Peaks / Heck / Bad Sign / Exiles of Elysium – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms 13 September 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Thursday, 22 September 2016 03:00

Heck - CroppedLord Simmons sat atop his ivory tower surveying the landscape of Rock N Roll, peering down at the pinprick specks toiling the earth below. “Rock is dead,” said Simmons. Imagine then, Lord Simmons’ surprise when four flailing, wailing, noisy fuckers from Nottingham clambered up and laid waste to his throne room.  Uber Rock's Rich Hobson was there to witness the carnage...

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Raging Speedhorn / By Any Means / Dead Label – Belfast, Voodoo – 18th September 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 03:40

Raging Speedhorn - FingerIt takes a lot to keep a good Uber Rocker down... less than two weeks after undergoing major surgery, there was nothing going to prevent our head honcho Mark Ashby being present for the return of the mighty Raging Speedhorn to his native Belfast.  Did he survive?  Of course he did, or you wouldn't be able to click the link to find out what went on at this firestorm of a show...

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God Damn – ‘Everything Ever’ (One Little Indian Records) Print E-mail
Written by Rich Hobson   
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 03:00

God Damn - Everything Everapproved smallGod damn, Uber Rock's Rich Hobson loves God Damn. It's a love affair which has been going on for more than three years now... but will that affection deepen even more with the release of the band's new album, 'Everything Ever', at the end of this week, or will they be heading for the divorce courts?  We know the answer - and you can find out by clicking on the link...

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