August Features
The Über Rockin’ Guide To… HRH Sleaze Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 27 August 2017 05:00

HRH Sleaze posterThe latest addition to the growing roster of Hard Rock Hell indoor/residential festival weekends, HRH Sleaze does exactly what it says on the poster, drawing together a collection of legendary proponents of the dirtier end of the rock ‘n’ roll spectrum, as well as some of the finest young talents endeavouring to footsteps and become the next big (hair) sensation… Taking place at the Sheffield Academy next weekend, this year’s inaugural event features a truly mouth-watering menu of acts, and is bound to ensure that hairspray sales in Steel City will go through the ceiling. So, what can we expect, musically that is? Well, settle back and start your preening, ‘cos here is our guide to the bands we’re most looking forward to seeing/hearing:

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From Mexico To Toronto: Introducing Introtyl Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Sunday, 06 August 2017 04:00

Introtyl 1Music truly is an international language, transcending boundaries of distance, geography and even time.  And those dedicated to sharing music whoever is prepared to listen to it are always more than happy to cross those boundaries in the name of the cause in which they believe – as our man in Toronto recently found out when he caught up with Mexican death dealers Introtyl on the last night of their Canadian tour:

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"The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same..." - An Important Announcement Regarding The Future Of UBER ROCK Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey & Johnny Hayward   
Monday, 29 August 2016 06:00

UR86endToday, on the seventh birthday of the website to excite, we make an important announcement regarding the future of UBER ROCK. Please Read.....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - ‘Youth - Sketch, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll’ Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 14 August 2016 03:40

deadendthumbYouth is not only the bassist in Killing Joke, he’s also an award winning producer with a three decade long career selling over 20 million records worldwide in the process. Plus as ‘Youth - Sketch, Drugs & Rock N’ Roll’ reveals in more recent times he’s become an artist and a poet in the downtime whilst waiting for band’s to tune shit. Uber Rock’s Johnny H watches the story of a musician quite like no other and comes away in awe. Hit the link to find out why.

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That Was The Month That Was: July Print E-mail
Written by Lord Zion & Vikki Spit   
Sunday, 07 August 2016 03:00

ZVTV86Lord Zion & Vikki Spit return for the fourth instalment of That Was The Month That Was; the Spit Like This/Smell Your Mom pair dissecting the rock news from the previous month, detailing Corey Taylor's broken neck, Black Sabbath's ridiculous meet 'n' greet prices, Bret Michaels' scare hair, jerking off in the faces of the members of RATT, and more!

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Great Moments In Punk History: August Print E-mail
Written by Anthony Allen Begnal   
Saturday, 06 August 2016 03:00

BegnalPunk86Chesty Malone and the Slice 'em Ups guitar mangler Anthony Allen Begnal returned to the hallowed pages of Uber Rock at the turn of the year with a new monthly feature, Great Moments In Punk History! So far this year we've had Wendy O. Williams, Sid Vicious, GG Allin, Henry Rollins, John Stabb, H.R., and Doyle in compromising positions, what will August offer us?

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 273 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 31 August 2015 04:05

album86Somebody's not happy. We received a fax last week from a Tammy String of Blaina who claimed that Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week feature is simply an excuse to show shit album covers. How rude! Tammy, this one's for you......

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The Beaches: Now & Beyond Print E-mail
Written by Jason Daniel Baker   
Saturday, 29 August 2015 03:30

beachesBWRumour has it that Uber Rock's Jason Daniel Baker has a soft spot for bands with female members. Proving this point, our man caught up with all-girl outfit The Beaches at their recent show in Ontario to get the lowdown on an outfit he expects to be writing much more about in years to come.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 271 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 17 August 2015 04:05

album86Go on, admit it - you love an album cover that gets a bit fruity, right? Today, Uber Rock's educational Album Cover Of The Week feature takes a step up the food chain as we go from fruity to, erm, vegetable-y.......

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 270 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 10 August 2015 04:05

album86Empowered by Doro Pesch's passion for all things metal in the face of ever-growing claims that rock is dead, Uber Rock's Album Cover Of The Week reminds us all that, yes, metal is invincible....

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Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing - 'Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery' Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Saturday, 08 August 2015 02:30

driveinthumbKISS and Scooby-Doo first teamed up in 2003, now they are reunited for a full-length feature that finds a mysterious Crimson Witch looking for the fabled Rock of Kissteria in an attempt to summon The Destroyer to crush the Earth! Uber Rock's Gaz Tidey thinks this is the best thing KISS has been attached to since the reunion tour - read on to find out why.....

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Statement by the new UBER ROCK management team Print E-mail
Written by Mark and Carolyn Ashby   
Monday, 29 August 2016 13:00

UR UmlautsFollowing the announcement earlier today that their has been a change in crue at the helm of SS Uber Rock, the new management team say hello...

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The Uber Rock Singles Club - August 2016 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley & Gaz Tidey   
Sunday, 28 August 2016 03:40

Bullet Proof LoversWith another month flying by, before long we'll be balls deep into the Christmas singles market (maybe not on here eh). So as August draws to an end and again we have some tip top releases being flung in Dom Daley and Gaz Tidey’s direction and once again the quality on offer is immense as The Uber Rock Singles Club checks out new singles from The Fiascos, Bullet Proof Lovers, The Setbacks and many more B-sides….

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Book Review: Steve Hansell - 'Orgasmatron' (Revol Books) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 07 August 2016 04:00

OrgBook86Looks like we got ourselves a reader... Uber Rock's Matt Phelps enters the 'Orgasmatron', the debut novel from punk veteran Steve Hansell, formerly of The Disrupters, and finds a darkly comic tale of humans, aliens, and a Nazi-obsessed zombie.....

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The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): August Print E-mail
Written by Derek Philpott   
Saturday, 06 August 2016 03:30

derek86In 'Plane Silly', the August instalment of Derek Philpott's The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased), the former proofer reveals the name of the should-be sequel to Snakes On A Plane and debunks many a pop/rock star cat theory. Hit the link to lose yourself in the latest curiosity from the man behind the must-have book, 'Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes'.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: August Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 06 August 2016 02:30

dgen2In the August instalment of her No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog, Uber Rock's Jo Hayes writes of bands she seems destined to miss live, and of travelling to New York to see a band, not knowing they were playing much closer.....

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No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit: August Print E-mail
Written by Jo Hayes   
Saturday, 29 August 2015 04:00

sonics15After crossing both The Replacements and The Sonics off her must-see list, Uber Rock's Jo Hayes readies herself for a live date with Heartbreaker Walter Lure by devoting her latest No Sugarcoating & No Bullshit blog to the bands still on that ever-decreasing gig bucket list.....

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 272 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz Tidey   
Monday, 24 August 2015 04:05

album86Sometimes, bruthas and sistas, all this Heavy Metal and denim and studs and dragons and shit just gets us down. Sometimes, as this week's Album Cover Of The Week proves, we just need to take a long, hard look at ourselves to a soundtrack of Holy Rock.....

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Book Review: ‘Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! : My Adventures in the Alice Cooper Group’ by Dennis Dunaway & Chris Hodenfield (Thomas Dunne Books) Print E-mail
Written by Andy P   
Sunday, 16 August 2015 03:00

Dennis Dunaway smUber Rock’s Andy P grew up on a healthy diet of shock rock that all started when he purchased a copy of Alice Cooper’s ‘From The Inside’ back in 1978. Here some 37 years on he hopes to expand his encyclopaedic knowledge of AC even further via ‘Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs’ the recently published book by Alice Cooper bassist Dennis Dunaway. Hit the link to join him on this amazing adventure.

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Goth In All Its Glory-The New Wave - Take 93 Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Sunday, 09 August 2015 03:40

Bauhaus thmbWhen the Uber Rock elders asked Nev Brooks to review two self-styled "Goth" albums recently he took the opportunity to rage long and hard about what the genre has become in 2015. Pity poor Sündenrausch and Florian Grey then I say, as ole Nosferatu gives us ‘Goth In All Its Glory-The New Wave - Take 93’……

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Album Cover Of The Week - Week 269 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 03 August 2015 04:05

album86It's the start of the football season this week, so what better time to celebrate than right here, right now with Uber Rock's lauded Album Cover Of The Week feature par excellence?!? C'mon, it's Sneki time!

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