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A Day In The Life Of An Über Röck Photographer Print E-mail
Written by Russ P   
Wednesday, 21 July 2010 05:00

tjsphotographythumb02Have you ever wondered what those people at the front of gigs with huge cameras have to do to earn that position? Well we asked our very own Donal MacIntyre, Russ P to go undercover at the recent TJ's In The Square event and live the dream, as we experience "A Day In The Life Of An Über Röck Photographer". 

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 7 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 19 July 2010 05:00

albumthumbSince we launched this fascinating new feature that offers seductive glimpses of the finest cover art in the world of metal two things have become apparent; all album covers by Welsh bands are special and people like to look at big fuck-off rock dogs. So, with that in mind........

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 6 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 12 July 2010 05:00

albumthumbWeek 5 of Über Röck's haunting Album Cover Of The Week feature provided retro music fans with the ultimate trip down metal memory lane. This week we take you from the past to the future with a terrifying vision of the shape of metal to come......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 4 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 28 June 2010 06:00

albumthumbToo hot for ya? Been dumped by your lover? Upset over sporting events? Not looking forward to the start of yet another working week? Let Über Röck heal your wounds. Medical science has proved that looking at topless men and a load of dogs makes everyone feel better.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 3 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 21 June 2010 05:00

albumthumbThe stirring in Gaz E's loins that coincided with last week's iconic album cover has ceased just enough for him to add this week's work of art to the site. If you need a lift, a boost, a reason to live even, then this album cover will give you just that. Ladies and gentlemen, Über Röck presents..... 

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I Need That Record! (MVD Visual) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 13 June 2010 05:30

1aneedthumbSubtitled 'The Death (Or Possible Survival) Of The Independent Record Store', filmmaker Brendan Toller's documentary examines why over 3000 independent record stores have closed across the US in the past decade. This is a film that will cut to the quick of every true Über Röcker....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 1 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 07 June 2010 05:00

albumthumbLife has teeth, we all know this. To make the working week easier to deal with, every Monday morning Über Röck will gift you good people a classic album cover with the aim of inspiring you, exciting you, making life worth living. Dig the album out from your moth-balled vinyl collection, search for it on eBay, paint the artwork on the back of your bike jacket but, most of all, love it....

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Chickenfoot - 'Get Your Buzz On Live' DVD (Eagle Vision) Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Thursday, 13 May 2010 05:00

chickenthumbChickenfoot, the rock supergroup featuring Sammy Hagar, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony and Joe Satriani, release their debut live DVD and we set David Whistance to shred as he checked it out for your reading pleasure......

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The Runaways - Movie Review Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 28 March 2010 06:00

runawayspicJason Daniel Baker drives European Über Röckers into a jealous rage as he drags his Canadian ass to a screening of the hot new movie based on seminal all-girl rockers The Runaways, starring Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as Cherie Currie. For rock fans, says Jason, there should be no other movie right now...

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Brian Tatler with John Tucker – ‘Am I Evil?’ (Self Published) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 07:00
BrianTatlerAmIEvilCoverFinalBrianTatler_thmbIt'll take something pretty damn special to get Johnny H to read a book from cover to cover, we can tell you. But that's just what Brian Tatler's recent 'Am I Evil?' autobiography managed to do with his story of NWOBHM legends Diamond Head.
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Motley Crue - 'The Spirit Of Buenos Aires' DVD (Showtime) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 11 March 2010 07:30

motleythumbMotley Crue release 'The Spirit Of Buenos Aires' on the dodgiest looking DVD this side of a car boot sale, but Dom Daley claims that this concert footage, recorded in Argentina, is well worth checking out.....

  

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Slugfest 3 - Why You Must Attend! Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 13 July 2010 05:00

slugthumbÜber Röck's underground music expert Darrel Sutton has, for the past few years, been the twisted visionary behind Slugfest, the ultimate punk and metal music celebration. Now in its third year, the incredible charity event promises to be better than ever. Read on for details on how you can be a part of the chaos....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 5 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 05 July 2010 05:30

albumthumbWeek 2 of Über Röck's now fabled Album Cover Of The Week feature saw the artwork of a legendary Welsh band make the work of Tracey Emin look like a pile of dirty sheets. Could another Welsh metal band ever hope to scale such artistic heights? We think so.....

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Rush : Beyond The Lighted Stage (Universal) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 28 June 2010 05:00

rushthumbapproved_smallRush : Beyond The Lighted Stage, the acclaimed documentary from Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen, comes to DVD and blu-ray. Über film geek Gaz E loses himself in the story of "The World's Most Popular Cult Band."

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 2 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 14 June 2010 05:00

albumthumbThe awe-inspiring debut of our new Album Cover Of The Week feature made grown men cry. As gentlemen wept, Über Röck's very own art lover Gaz E kept it together...for your sake. This week he offers you, his brothers and sisters in rock, an album cover that has deeply romantic connections to his black heart.....

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A Life In Music # 5 by Lord Zion of SPiT LiKE THiS Print E-mail
Written by Lord Zion   
Tuesday, 08 June 2010 05:55

zion5thumbA long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Lord Zion used to write tasty blogs for us Über Röckers. To be fair to the hot rocker, he's been busy writing a new SPiT LiKE THiS album so we forgive him! With his fifth blog, please welcome back - and praise - the Lord.....

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Omega Crom - An Introduction Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 06 June 2010 05:00

omegathumbAs Vancouver-based power/thrash metal outfit Omega Crom celebrate almost eight years on the underground scene, our man Jason Daniel Baker looks at what makes them tick and tells us why you should too.....

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Suicidal Tendencies - 'Live At The Olympic Auditorium' (Suicidal Records) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 05:00

suicidalthumbLights? Camera? Cycos on the set? Check! Check! Check! What else? Well there's a set list packed with 16 sticks of the finest inspirational lyrical dynamite to ever ship out of the US West Coast contained on one mighty fine digital versatile disc that Matt Phelps was more than happy to review....

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Blank Generation (MVDvisual) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 28 March 2010 05:00

blankthumbThis new edition of Ulli Lommel's 'Blank Generation' starring Richard Hell offers a window to another time but is an essential purchase for the all new interview with its star who is less than flattering about the entire project.....

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When Forever Dies Print E-mail
Written by Jack Russell   
Friday, 19 March 2010 06:00

whenthumbIn October Über Röck published an interview with female Canadian rockers Scarlet Sins. Roughly 37 seconds later they split up. Now Jack Russell, our expert in ladies from Loverboyland, introduces the new project from two of the former Sinners.....

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Drop Dead Rock (MVD Visual) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 21 February 2010 12:45

dropdeadthumbA long-awaited DVD release of the cult movie Drop Dead Rock, a trashy comedy centred around the music business that stars Adam Ant, Deborah Harry and, perhaps of more interest for Über Röckers, has a heavy Kory Clarke presence....

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