CD Reviews
Fashion Bomb - 'Visions Of The Lifted Veil' (Full Effect Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by David Whistance   
Monday, 22 February 2010 20:02

Fashion_Cover_thmbThe expression "never judge a book by its cover" has never been so apt than when applied to the Chicago industrial/ metal band Fashion Bomb. David Whistance has 'Visions Of The Lifted Veil' of Nu Metal as he invetigates the band's second album.

Read more...
 
Broken Teeth - 'Viva La Rock, Fantastico' (Perris Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 22 February 2010 13:18

brokenteethumbFeaturing cover art by Friend Of Über Röck Jeff Williams of Onslaught and with former Dangerous Toys frontman Jason McMaster on vocals, Broken Teeth shove their brand of lowdown and dirty Southern rock 'n' roll in the direction of Matt Phelps...

Read more...
 
Brijitte West And The Desperate Hopefuls - 'Self Titled' (Devil's Jukebox) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 22 February 2010 12:46

bwreviewthmapproved_smallPrepare to have your rock 'n' roll heart broken as New York Loose frontwoman Brijitte West unveils her new band and debut solo album full of smokin' hot punk rock and roll. Gaz E investigates....

Read more...
 
Flash Fire – ‘Two-Track Demo/Sampler’ (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dave Prince   
Saturday, 20 February 2010 12:00

Flash_Fire_thmbHaving been referred to Über Röck by Trashpit Records head honcho Rob Lane, here comes the new two-track sampler from New Jersey's very own Flash Fire. And who better to take on a band sounding like they were just made of the pop charts than our own 'poptastic' Dave Prince.

Read more...
 
The Knockouts - 'Among The Vultures' (Diamond Prime Music) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:59

1aknockouthm"One thing I love is the sound of an overdriven Gretsch hollow body and a stand up bass having the holy fuck slapped out of it - from the Stray Cats to The Living End, as different as they are they rock in their own ways." Dom Daley welcomes The Knockouts to that cool elite band of..well, bands.

Read more...
 
Crank County Daredevils - 'Crank County Daredevils' (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:30

1accddthmHailing from Carolina in the United States Of America, these down and dirty rockers have unleashed on the public two full length albums since 2004's debut, 'Kings Of Sleaze' and they once again turn up the throttle on this, their third full length outing.

Read more...
 
Ubermanoeuvre - 'Burn This' (Spartan Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Tazz Stander   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:04

Uberman_thmbDecember 2009 and ÜRHQ was contacted by a band who were mightily impressed with our website URL as they had just written a song called 'Uber Rock 'n' Roll'. The band was South East London five piece Ubermanoeuvre, who were about to release their 'Burn This' album.

Read more...
 
Sister - 'Deadboys Making Noise' (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 12:42

sisterthmAnother day, another sleaze rock band from Sweden.......but this time it's different. Gaz E checks out 'Deadboys Making Noise' by Sister and discovers that, thankfully, not every Swedish rock avenue has been exhausted.....

Read more...
 
The Murder Of My Sweet - 'Divanity' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dave Prince   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:55

murderthmAngelica Rylin, frontwoman with Swedish metallers The Murder Of My Sweet, uses all her powers of seduction on ÜR's resident melodic rocker Dave Prince. Will the resulting review be full-on or half-cocked?

Read more...
 
Gamma Ray - 'To The Metal' (Ear Music) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Matt Phelps   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:19

1agammathm'To The Metal' is the latest in the long line of power metal masterpieces to be delivered from German power masters Gamma Ray. With their classic debut 'Heading For Tomorrow' celebrating its twentieth birthday this year what better time is there than now to say Hail....To The Metal.

Read more...
 
AntiProduct - 'Please Take Your Cash' (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:42

antithumbGrammy award winning producer Sylvia Massy tried to rein in the multiple personalities of Alex Kane and AntiProduct - did she succeed? Gaz E. gets on the couch with 'Please Take Your Cash'

Read more...
 
Butch Walker And The Black Widows - 'I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart' (One Haven Music) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dave Prince   
Monday, 22 February 2010 13:01

butchthumbA new decade and a new band for Butch Walker. With this first Black Widows album featuring a song called 'She Likes Hair Bands' who else could review it but Über Röck's resident cock rock dreamer Mr Dave Prince?!?

Read more...
 
Backyard Babies - 'Them XX' (Versity Rights) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 21 February 2010 08:00
Backyard_Babies_cover_thmbFollowing hot on the heels of every self-respecting Über Röcker's must-have Christmas present, namely the 'Them XX' four CD box set, this one disc version bearing the same name has been released to coincide with the band's twentieth anniversary tour, underway right at this minute.
Read more...
 
Wig Wam - 'Non Stop Rock ‘n' Roll' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Fraser Munro   
Saturday, 20 February 2010 12:00
wig_wam_thmbIn a studio in deepest darkest Norway the four guys of Wig Wam have managed to hone a sleek sounding AOR monster of an album. 'Non Stop Rock 'n' Roll' is the bastard son of all things Hair Metal (or should that be Wig Metal) with mega choruses to spare!
Read more...
 
The Stranglers - 'Decades Apart' (EMI) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:43

1astranglersthmA thirty-five track retrospective spread over two shiny discs showcasing the career of The Stranglers, 'Decades Apart' offers a nice 'n' sleazy lesson in history. Dom Daley investigates...

 

Read more...
 
Futures - 'The Holiday' (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Russ P   
Friday, 19 February 2010 11:19

futurestheholiday86pxFormer members of Tonight Is Goodbye reinvent themselves as Futures and release this download-only mini-album. Saddle up your space hoppers as this is bouncier than the world's largest rubber band ball....

Read more...
 
Trashtown Thrillers - 'A Red Rose & A Shotgun Kiss' (Self Released) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 13:53

1atrashthmDom Daley can trash 'n' roll with the best of them so who better to review the revamped version of the debut EP from UK gutter rock upstarts Trashtown Thrillers....

 

Read more...
 
Sound Of Guns - 'Alcatraz' (Distiller Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 12:24

1asoundthmBritish hopefuls Sound Of Guns get cocked and loaded in readiness of the release of their debut album by releasing the 'Alcatraz' single. Dom Daley pulls back his pocket rocket and investigates....

Read more...
 
Sin City Sinners - 'Exile On Fremont Street' (Antistar Records) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 18 February 2010 11:37

1asinnersthmTake members of Faster Pussycat and Raging Slab, put them in Vegas, throw in a never ending stream of special guest smeared live shows and what do you get? Dom Daley checks out the debut album from Sin City Sinners.

Read more...
 
Stage Dolls - 'Always' (AOR Heaven) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:59

stagethumbHugely successful in their native Norway, Stage Dolls mark the 25th anniversary of their debut album with the release of their seventh studio album, 'Always'. Featuring a track called 'My Strangest Friend' it seemed that only Dave Prince could review this melodic masterpiece.......

Read more...
 
Paul Epic - 'South Of Heaven, North Of Hell' (Full Effect) Print E-mail
CD Reviews
Written by Dave Prince   
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 10:31

paulthumbPowerlifting, skydiving, kickboxing - how does Canadian beefcake Paul Epic find the time to rock? Dave Prince gave the ripped rocker a rubdown and offers you, the humble Über Röcker, the sweaty synopsis.........

Read more...
 
«StartPrevNextEnd»

Page 197 of 204