Gig Reviews
Sorry And The Sinatras/Obsessive Compulsive/All The Damn Vampires - Newport, Le Pub - 21st April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 28 April 2010 05:15

1asorrythumbSorry and the Sinatras return with Rich Jones on guitar and a gig behind Über Röck statelines that promises to check all of our rock boxes. With support from the highly-rated Obsessive Compulsive and a bunch of unknown gobbers, this night had the opportunity to take us higher than Whitney Houston.....

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New York Dolls/The Vivians - London, Koko - 19th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Fraser Munro   
Tuesday, 27 April 2010 06:10

nydthumbLike New York Dolls need an introduction. Fraser Munro danced like a monkey into the only UK date of a brief European tour by the legendary act at Koko in London and witnessed a good performance from the band......but was it good enough?

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Subhumans/This System Kills/Red Riot – Abertillery, The Dolls House - 17th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Sunday, 25 April 2010 06:00
subhumans_thmb'The Day The Country Died' is not only a legendary album, it's also the soundtrack to the youth of most of tonight's audience. Anarcho-Punk legends Subhumans visit a place dear to their hearts, the South Wales valleys, and our man Darrel Sutton is there.....caught in a mosh.
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Generation Graveyard – London, Borderline - 13th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Saturday, 24 April 2010 06:00
Generation_Graveyard_thmbGeneration Graveyard list The Dead Boys and GG Allin amongst their influences, so of course we're immediately interested in them, and what better way to sample them than in the raw, up close and sweaty, in a packed out club.  Tazz Stander picks up the pieces at the scene of one Über Röcker's broken dreams.
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Bad Company/Joe Perry Project – Brighton Centre – 10th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 18 April 2010 06:00
BC_thmbTwo hundred miles from home and twenty four hours previous he was out of his brain on a train from London. Über Röck's Johnny H enjoys the sea and sand of Brighton as he ventures into the realms of seated gigs to catch this year's reunion hot ticket gig, Bad Company.
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Michael Monroe - London, Islington O2 Academy - 9th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 16 April 2010 06:05

monroethumbIt might only be April but we are all pretty much convinced that we saw the gig of the year in London last week. Michael Monroe's new band threatened to be awesome but, guess what, they were better than that. Dom Daley was given the task of getting all the greatness down in word form and he just about manages it!

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Eureka Machines - Swansea, The Garage - 3rd April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Tuesday, 13 April 2010 06:00

eurekamachinesthmAfter checking out the new Cardiff City Stadium for his mates the 'phonics, Dom Daley entered the Twilight Zone, aka The Garage in Swansea, to see one of our favourite UK bands, Eureka Machines. Could technical difficulties and slappers put a dampener on the night's power popping?

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The Automatic/Straight Lines/Eric Unseen - Cardiff, Barfly - March 31st 2010 Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Monday, 12 April 2010 06:00

The_Automatic_thmbFearing premature deafness and braving hurricane force winds Über Röck's Dai Whistance found sanctuary within Cardiff's Barfly club at the end of tour party for Welsh pop rockers The Automatic. Now, no one mention that song they wrote for Michael Chopra !

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The Stranglers – London, Hammersmith Apollo - 19th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Andy Rawl   
Saturday, 10 April 2010 06:00

Stranglers_thmbFresh faced Über Röcker Andy Rawl stepped up to the mark recently when he offered to dust off his encyclopaedia of Stranglers knowledge and attend the band's Hammersmith Apollo show, where they were unoffcially celebrating their thirty sixth year in the business.

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Cock Sparrer - London, Kentish Town, HMV Forum - 26th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Ian B   
Monday, 05 April 2010 06:00
CS_Fri_thmbWith the announcement of Cock Sparrer's first London show in eighteen years, Über Röck's very own 'Shock Troops' Ian B and Johnny H set sail for two nights of drunken tomfoolery with a who's who of punk rock supporting cast.  Ian B recalls the first night on the town where Agnostic Front, Street Dogs, Deadline and The Rabble also played.
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Born From Pain/Shaped By Fate/Heart Of A Coward – London, The Purple Turtle - 24th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 01 April 2010 06:00
born2_thmbDutch bruisers Born from Pain are back in the UK for an extensive tour and Darrel Sutton pays a visit to Camden's Purple Turtle to catch up with their live spectacle. But what's this? Support bands from back home, and one using backing tapes - surely that's more than he bargained for?
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The Union/Voodoo Six - Bristol, O2 Academy 2 - 19th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 26 April 2010 04:00

1aunionthumbHere's a fact for you - Matt Phelps loved Thunder more than John Candy loved cake. With former Thunder six stringer Luke Morley's new band The Union touring the UK there was only one Über Röcker who could write a live review and do them justice....

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Tigertailz - Cardiff, Fuel - 17th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 24 April 2010 06:10

jaypepperTigertailz return to their roots with a Cardiff club gig in aid of the Amser Justin Time charity, formed by the wife of the legendary Pepsi Tate. If that wasn't reason enough for preening punters to part with their hard-earned, there was the small matter of the debut of new bassist Sarah Firebrand....... 

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Jim Jones Revue/Cowboy And The Corpse – Cardiff, Barfly - 13th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Friday, 23 April 2010 05:00
JJ_thmbHow many great gigs can you squeeze into seven days? Johnny H desperately tries to break his own record as hot on the heels of Michael Monroe's debut UK blow out, he catches Jim Jones Revue's first ever Welsh date...So what's all this about a stewards enquiry at ÜRHQ? Jesus guys, it's only Rock 'N' Roll after all.
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An Acoustic Evening With Jaret & Erik - Cardiff, Solus - 10th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Saturday, 17 April 2010 06:00

bfsthumbDave Prince unplugs his organ and goes acoustic in Cardiff with Jaret and Erik from pop punk loons Bowling For Soup. DTP is impressed when anyone mentions Stryper but when one of his heroes yells "To Hell With The Devil"...well......read on to find out......

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Tres Calaveras – London, Kings Cross, Scala – 9th April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Friday, 16 April 2010 06:00

18-51-27_thmbAbout to tread the very same boards that Iggy and the Stooges once trod for their legendary first UK shows. New rock 'n' roll misfits in town Tres Calaveras are probably more concerned that Mike Monroe is also in London tonight.  Luckily for us Tazz Stander was there to witness it all, in all its kick ass rock 'n' roll glory. 

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Tangerine Dream – London, Royal Albert Hall – 1st April 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 13 April 2010 05:00
005tangerinedream1thmbYou try writing an intro paragraph for a band that has spent more than 43 years shaping and influencing the music scene as we know it today and cramming it all into three or four lines. It's not easy, I can tell you. So, here's a review Tazz did of Tangerine Dream's recent concert at the RAH....simple.
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Airbourne/Black Spiders/Taking Dawn - Bristol, Colston Hall – 30th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 11 April 2010 07:00
Airbourne_Thmb'No Guts, No Glory', may not have exactly set his world on fire, but Johnny H will readily admit to Airbourne being one of the best rock 'n' roll bands he's ever seen upstairs in a pub. So how would the band's brand of in-your-face boogie madness convert to theatres? Well just ask the H-Bomb, he's the man with all the answers.
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Cock Sparrer – London, Kentish Town, HMV Forum - 27th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 06 April 2010 06:00
CS_Sat_thmbWith their first night in the big city but a distant and uber cool memory, Johnny H wonders if things can get any better when he checks out Cock Sparrer's first London gig in 24 hours and takes in support bands The Boys, Penetration, UK Subs and The Exposed.
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Reverend Horton Heat/Deadbolt - Camden, Electric Ballroom - 25th March 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 02 April 2010 05:30

revheatthumbWith The Supersuckers pulling the gig at short notice, Dom Daley feared for his rock sanity at Camden's Electric Ballroom. Luckily, the Reverend was in town to baptise our intrepid Über Röcker in the sweet waters of rock 'n' roll.

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New Model Army/The Virginmarys - Swansea, Sin City - March 22nd 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Thursday, 01 April 2010 05:00

newthumbIt's Monday. It's raining. But in Swansea's Sin City Dom Daley finds rock 'n' roll rays of sunshine in the form of hotly tipped mofos The Virginmarys and the legendary New Model Army.

 

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