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The Sacred Triangle : Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-73 (Sexy Intellectual DVD) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 05:00

sacredthumbNow these are the DVDs we like here at Über Röck, apart from the Lord Of The Ring trilogy obviously. Dom Daley looks at the classic rock 'n' roll story of David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed, specifically the period of 1971 to 1973, on a shiny disc full of grain but also fascinating insights on a trio of true music legends......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 21 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 25 October 2010 05:00

albumthumbWeek 21 of Über Röck's Album Cover Of The Week feature and as it is the dawn of Halloween week and hilt-deep into our 13 Days Of Halloween spooktakular, we had no option but to terrify all readers with an horrific piece of high-class art that threatens to tear the beating heart out of your chest whenever you look at it. You have been warned......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 20 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 18 October 2010 05:00

albumthumbWith the Halloween horrors starting this week on Über Röck we thought that it was only right that we provide something for the more nervous people out there in Readersville. So, for week 20 of our now-fabled Album Cover Of The Week feature, we offer a piece of artwork to comfort the soul. This one is for all the lovers out there......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 19 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 11 October 2010 05:00

albumthumbWith unconfirmed reports surfacing that last week's classic album cover actually convinced a suicidal gentleman with sexuality issues to climb down from the floodlights at the Maesycwmmer Enormodome, further proof that Über Röck is life changing is not needed. This week, über-scribe Matt Phelps wanted us to show you good people the album art that inspired his latest tattoo, a full backpiece created with a mixture of ink, semen and virgin blood......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 17 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 27 September 2010 05:00

albumthumbWho says that bands from the past can't keep on producing quality rock ready to rub shoulders with their classic output from their respective heydays? Not me. Why? Because a certain band, with their latest release this year, very nearly produced the finest album cover of their career. I say nearly because, well, sometimes the old school is the way cool......

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Onslaught Tour Diary - Entry 3 - On The Road In Mexico Print E-mail
Written by Jeff Williams   
Saturday, 25 September 2010 05:00

Onslaught_thmbJust over a year ago our hombre Jeff Williams, of Onslaught bass fame, decided to keep an occasional diary for us centering around what he had been up to in the crazy world of rock 'n' roll. So what better place to sharpen his typewriter than a country with an 111 million population, all of whom seemingly love heavy metal? Welcome to Mexico.

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The Runaways - Rock 'N' Roll Comics #1 (Bluewater Comics) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 18 September 2010 05:00

runawayscomicBluewater Comics have revived Rock 'N' Roll Comics, last seen two decades ago, and have released the story of The Runaways, Joan Jett and Lita Ford to cash in on....I mean, tie in with the release of the major motion picture based on the band. Is it any good? Read on for the sorry truth....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 15 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 13 September 2010 05:00

albumthumbWeek 15 already and now it's time to starting hanging out with the big boys. Big boys with widdling fingers, perfect pouts and lashings and lashings of talent. There are icons of the rock world who perfectly embody the spirit of Über Röck......and then there's this guy. Prepare to unleash the fury.......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 13 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 30 August 2010 05:30

albumthumbThe eight days of British summer are a distant memory as we prepare to welcome the month of September into our heavy metal hearts. If warmth during the oncoming winter months is what you need then look no further than this week's piece of classic cover art for the ultimate in hard rock cold climate attire...and all wrapped around a metal queen too.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 11 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 16 August 2010 05:00

albumthumbLast week's monumental (emphasis on the latter) classic album art was one purely for the gents. This week we show that we are 90's men by showcasing something for the ladies. Be warned girls, this album cover will make your rabbit feel like a maggot......

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Ian Dury - 'Rare And Unseen' DVD (Wienerworld) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 14 August 2010 06:00

Ian_Dury_thmbGood evening. He comes from Gwent, in case you couldn't tell, his given name is Johnny and he comes from Abertillery, and he's doing very well. H-Bomb couldn't be more obscener, as he reviews the new 'Rare And Unseen' DVD from Ian Dury.  

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Über Röck's 13 Days Of Halloween - An Introduction Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 18 October 2010 06:00

H13thumbStarting tomorrow, Über Röck unmasks the most spooktakular event to happen in its short (yet very awesome!) life - Über Röck's 13 Days Of Halloween. Read on for an introduction to what you can expect in the run up to our favourite day of the year as we prepare to unleash 13 horrific interviews on you bad people........

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Ten Years Of Bubblegum Slut Print E-mail
Written by Craggy   
Tuesday, 12 October 2010 05:00

bubblegumthumbSaturday 25th September marked 10 years to the day since Bubblegum Slut began life in print. The fanzine covering all things alternative first aired in Essex, but 10 years later and a recent location change to the metropolis next door and the zine's creator Alison B has organised a birthday celebration at The Gaff on Holloway Road. Being a happy reader of the pages of the fur-covered mag Craggy was not going to miss the party.

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 18 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 04 October 2010 05:00

albumthumbDon't ever accuse us here at Über Röck of just picking seminal album covers out at random and chucking them up as an Album Cover Of The Week without giving any thought towards continuity. Take this week, an album tie-in so majestically timed with what is to come in a few short days time that all the boys and girls in Übersville will stand up and shout. First person to get this week's cover painted on their leather jacket wins a prize.......

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Sodom - 'Lords Of Depravity Part II' DVD (Steamhammer/SPV) Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Saturday, 25 September 2010 05:00
sodom-lordsofdepravityii_thmbHaving once penned a song with the title of 'I Love Sodom' there was only ever going to be one person who could review six hours of the German thrashers and their new DVD 'Lords Of Depravity Part II'. Step forward with a 'Deathlike Silence' Darrel Sutton and welcome in the 'Volcanic Slut'. Read on and it will all make sense...I promise.
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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 16 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 20 September 2010 05:00

albumthumbBefore that bloke in a cardigan sucked the glamour out of rock music, image was king of the metal world as the 1980's eased into the 1990's. Bands had to rely on a great image in order to get their foot on the ladder to success. Week 16 of Über Röck's cheeky feature Album Cover Of The Week champions a band who eschewed a sexy band photo for their album cover, instead settling for a big fucking bird....

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Shonen Knife - 'Live At Mohawk Place 2009' DVD (MVD Visual) Print E-mail
Written by Ian Bell   
Thursday, 16 September 2010 05:00

shonenthumbAlmost two decades ago, Ian Bell saw Shonen Knife support a 'soon-to-explode band' by the name of Nirvana. Now he revisits the band by watching their 'Live At Mohawk Place' DVD and feels like he's been reunited with an old acquaintance. So much so in fact that he has just invested in the missing links of their back catalogue. How good must this live disc be? Read on and find out.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 14 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 06 September 2010 05:00

albumthumbWeek 14 of our Album Cover Of The Week feature that gets men a-weeping and girls a-seeping, and now we're swimming with the big fish. Huge rock legends whose album covers have graced the walls of millions of rock fans around the planet. If you had this album cover on your wall in the past, we salute you \m/ - if you have it on your wall right now, we're moving in!

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 12 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 23 August 2010 05:00

albumthumbThis week Über Röck will be running a major review of the 20th Anniversary Edition of a classic album that changed the sound of metal. As a finger bang, we now offer you the ultimate appetizer as we dip into the band's back catalogue for their finest ever moment......

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Matt Blakout's View From Another Bar Print E-mail
Written by Matt Blakout   
Sunday, 15 August 2010 05:30

matthumb2After using cocktail sticks to keep his eyes open at the bar of the snore-rock High Voltage festival, former musician Matt Blakout now turns his AOR-tinted spectacles towards Sonisphere. If ligging's your game, then Blakout's the name! Read on for the hot gossip......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 10 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 09 August 2010 05:00

albumthumbAs our now-fabled Album Cover Of The Week series hits double figures what better way to celebrate than by giving all the hot-blooded male Über Röckers a foxy young lady to salivate over? It may not be politically correct but sometimes you just have to give the fellas what they want......

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