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Michael Monroe - Universal Records, Kensington - 26th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Craggy   
Friday, 03 December 2010 05:00

mmthumbA competition to win one of only five pairs of tickets to see an exclusive acoustic performance from arguably the finest live band on the planet at this time, and in the most intimate of surroundings - if only an Über Röcker was lucky enough to be a competition winner........

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Iggy Pop and James Williamson - 'Kill City' (Alive/Bomp) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 02 December 2010 05:00
Kill_City_thmbFollowing the success of the remastered 'Raw Power' released earlier this year, Bomp/Alive have remixed and remastered the follow-up album that never was. Johnny H recalls 'Kill City's' importance in his own musical education, as he dissects an album that in the words of Iggy himself "adheres to no particular genre."
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Nelson - 'Before The Rain/Perfect Storm – Live After The Rain Tour 1991' (Frontiers Records) Print E-mail
Written by David Prince   
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 05:00

nelsonbefore86I hope the people at Frontiers Records are sending out promo tissues because, again, they are making grown men weep with their dedication to bringing Nelson back to the melodic rock masses. Releasing two albums from the archives, including the demos that got Matthew and Gunnar signed and an über-rare live recording from when the boys were at their most handsome, Frontiers have made David Prince parp-poop his frilly pink knickers.........

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AC Alexander - Lizzy Borden - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by John Oakley   
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 05:00

acthumbAmerican heavy metal menace to society Lizzy Borden has been rolling its murderess metal road show into towns across this rock 'n' roll world for over a quarter of a century with the next UK stop being this week's Hard Rock Hell IV festival in Wales. John Oakley caught up with guitarist AC Alexander to talk heroes, hard rock and holiday camps.......

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Gwar - 'Bloody Pit Of Horror' (AFM Records) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 29 November 2010 05:00

gwarthumbGaz E, forever disappointed by the departure of Slymenstra Hymen, attempts to disguise his obvious upset as he checks out 'Bloody Pit Of Horror', the twelfth studio album from the legendary Gwar.

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Suicidal Tendencies - 'No Mercy Fool! / The Suicidal Family' (Suicidal Records) Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 28 November 2010 05:30

suithumb'No Mercy Fool! / The Suicidal Family' is a fourteen track collection of re-recorded songs from the Suicidal archive. Collecting seven songs each from the 1987 album 'Join The Army' and the 'Widespread Bloodshed' album from Mike Muir and Mike Clark's No Mercy, this release needed to be reviewed by a true Cyco. Cue Matt Phelps.....

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Hardcore Superstar - 'Split Your Lip' (Nuclear Blast Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ross Welford   
Saturday, 27 November 2010 06:00

hcssthumbWhere we once celebrated new Hardcore Superstar albums, now they split opinion here at ÜRHQ like Blackie Lawless used to split audiences - right down the middle. Would new album 'Split Your Lip' be more of the same or a much needed return to form? There was only one man who could do this review justice....and he has the scars to prove it.....

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Motorhead/Michael Monroe - Bristol, Colston Hall - 19th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 26 November 2010 05:00
Motorhead_thmbThe annual Motorhead live pilgrimage is once again upon us but, as heads shake at the price of tour merchandise instead of in time with the music, did the legendary British rockers get upstaged by one of their support bands? Dom Daley's not fakin it......
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Monster Magnet/Seventh Void - Cardiff, Millennium Music Hall - 18th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Thursday, 25 November 2010 05:00
Monster_Magnet_thmbNev Brooks is experiencing the Über Röck reviewer curse. He's arrived early at the venue for a sold out show yet he's already missed the first band on the bill. Will the stoner doom vibes of Seventh Void along with the prospect of seeing a reborn Monster Magnet relax his nerves long enough for him to actually enjoy his night out ?
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Off the Record with Mr Big - Ronnie Scott's, London - 17th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Andy Rawll   
Wednesday, 24 November 2010 05:30
Mr_Big_thmbGood friend of Über Röck Mr Andy Rawll stepped up to the plate recently when he attended the Planet Rock sponsored acoustic show from recently reunited rock supergroup Mr Big deep in the heart of London's Soho district.
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Zac Hutton & George Vasilopoulos - My Uncle The Wolf - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 05:00
uber01thmbMy Uncle the Wolf may be a new name to a lot of you, but let us assure you it is one you will never forget once you've experienced their 'dynamic pulse groove'. Johnny H caught up with the native New Yorkers recently to see what fuels their hunger for musical innovation. What did he find? Well you'll need to read this to find out...
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David “Rock” Feinstein – ‘Bitten By The Beast’ (Niji Entertainment Group) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Monday, 22 November 2010 05:00

DRF_-_Bitten_By_The_Beast_thmbThe debut solo album from The Rods frontman David "Rock" Feinstein just happens to feature a track with the last recorded vocal from Ronnie James Dio.  Johnny H is on hand to not only review 'The Beast' but also offer you the chance to win one of two copies of the album.

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My Chemical Romance - 'Danger Days: The True Lives of The Fabulous Killjoys' (Reprise Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Sunday, 21 November 2010 23:26

mcr86My Chemical Romance release their long-awaited fourth studio album, the Rob Cavallo produced 'Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys', and Ben Hughes is going bana-na-nas for it. Read on to find out why.......

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Patrick Fuchs - Ross The Boss - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 21 November 2010 05:00
Patrick_thumb_picWhen you're set to interview a guitarist whose band mates affectionately refer to as 'Hands of Death' you had better come prepared. So after some studious research Johnny H felt ready to enter into the kingdom of Ross the Boss and face the music so to speak. But wait what's this? Ross can't make the interview and he's sent his frontman instead, what will H Bomb do with all those Dictators and Manowar questions now?  Read on to find out.
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Marya Roxx - 'Payback Time' (DR2) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 20 November 2010 05:00

paybacktimethumbAfter what seems like an age, Marya Roxx finally releases her debut album 'Payback Time'. Produced by the legendary Kevin Shirley and featuring the righteous riffmongery of Paul Crook, will this album put Marya firmly on the rock map? Read on to find out......

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Therapy? - 'We're Here To The End' (Blast Records) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 19 November 2010 05:00

therapythumbIn March of this year Therapy? performed three nights at the London Water Rats Theatre as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations. These shows were recorded and now form the sultry double-disc, 36 track 'We're Here To The End', the band's first official live album. Dom Daley has a moment of clarity......

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