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Cradle Of Filth - 'Evermore Darkly' (Peaceville Records) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Monday, 31 October 2011 04:00

Cradle-Of-Filth-Evermore-Darkly-ArtworkIt's Halloween so what better place to start today's Uber coverage than with Cradle Of Filth and their latest release? Described by the band themselves as something of a stopgap release, 'Evermore Darkly' offers one new song, several reworkings and remixes and a DVD - we asked Mark Ashby to get his corpse paint on and check it out for you boils and ghouls.....

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Misfits - 'The Devils Rain' (Misfits Records) Print E-mail
Written by Fraser Munro   
Sunday, 30 October 2011 05:05
Misfits_Devils_Rain_thmbWith Halloween just hours away, Fraser Munro couldn't wait to get in a ghoulish mood with the new album from horror punk legends the Misfits. With mainstay Jerry Only now the band's longest serving vocalist it was time for him and Dez Cadena to open up their Pandora's box of songwriting excellence and let 'The Devils Rain' cleanse us all of our sins...or maybe not.
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H13 : Zoot - Good Hooker Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Sunday, 30 October 2011 04:00

zooth1386How do you react when faced with extreme horror? When a major label rock star lets you down at the last minute with All Hallow's Eve fast approaching? Why, you turn to a local legend who, whilst being known for his debauched antics at gigs, is actually a full-on horror nerd like the best of us! Boils and ghouls, please stand in appreciation for the idiot who saved the day (well, Day 12 of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween) - Baron Von Zoot!

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The Hip Priests/Bulletridden/Bring To Ruin/This System Kills/Trigger McPoopshute - Ebbw Vale, EVI - 22nd October 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 29 October 2011 05:00

hiplive86What could be better than watching a stunning five band line-up, headlined by the loud 'n' lewd Hip Priests, on a Saturday night? Watching moronic television? Instead of sitting at home posting 'Occupy A Venue' photos on Facebook, Uber Rock actually OCCUPIED A FUCKING VENUE and herein lies the tale....

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H13 : Sal Canzonieri - Electric Frankenstein Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Saturday, 29 October 2011 04:00

salh1386Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween has trawled the trashy depths of horror over the past ten days, now it goes for the classics. Sal Canzonieri, guitarist and founding member of New Jersey garage punk legends Electric Frankenstein, is an original Monster Kid, growing up with the Wolfman, the Creature, Dracula and Frankenstein's Monster as atrocious allies. Read on as Sal educates today's feral youth with classic after classic after classic....

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Gene Louis - 'The Cocaine & Whiskey Years' (Self Released) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Friday, 28 October 2011 05:00

genelouis6Gene Louis, uber-approved frontman of Bullets And Octane and The Brave Ones, releases his sixth collection of solo tunes, 'The Cocaine & Whiskey Years'. Dom Daley bites his tongue and dips his dirty rock 'n' roll toe into iTunes' murky waters to discover the charm and quality of this digital-only release. Read on to see if selling his soul for your reading pleasure was worth it....

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H13 : Frank Butchery - Scutty Neighbours Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 28 October 2011 04:00

scuttyh1386The victim count is building up, just like a dodgy sequel at the tired end of a once-great franchise. But here to save Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween from the bargain bin is Frank Butchery, guitarist with the neo-legendary Scutty Neighbours. With the first mention of both killer ice cream and robotic werewolves this horrific exercise in Z-grade entertainment will titillate, will excite, will thrill, will kill. Are you brave enough to take Frank's hand as he leads you through the gates of Hell, as centuries of evil erupt from the tomb?

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Kory Clarke - 'Opium Hotel II' (Livewire/Cargo Records) Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Thursday, 27 October 2011 05:00

opiumhotel2"Parental Advisory: This Recording Contains Art." Warrior Soul frontman Kory Clarke follows up his 2003 'Opium Hotel' solo album with its official sequel. Have the several years between records tempered any of Clarke's notorious angst? Yeah, right! Read on as Ben Hughes meets a Junky Stripper and America's New Cunt, all courtesy of one of this planet's finest voices...

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H13: Dave Kazukiewicz - Mongrel/Polluted Remains Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Thursday, 27 October 2011 04:00

davemongrel86"When it comes to horror I want comedy, booze, sex, drugs, kick ass music, blood puddles, a few more naked chicks for absolutely no reason at all, and a whole lot of killing." That's the gospel of the next victim of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween, Dave Kazukiewicz, drummer with uber-faves Mongrel and Polluted Remains. Go ahead and scream...it can't help you now....

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Chickenfoot - 'III' (earMUSIC) Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 05:00

chickenfoot-III-300x267Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Chad Smith and Michael Anthony in 3D? Yes, that's right, 'III', the second album (!) from Chickenfoot, features innovative 3D packaging - you can almost feel Hagar's curly hairs tickling your tonsils. Mark Ashby checks it out and finds a super group rather than supergroup. All is explained when you click that 2D link.....

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H13: Joey Strange - JD and the FDCs Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 04:00

joey86On the 8th day El Diablo created the FDCs. Joey Strange, lead bass player with JD and the FDCs, may be one of the younger victims of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween but that doesn't mean he doesn't know his shit when it comes to horror flicks. When there's no more room in Hell, the Strange will walk the earth. Click that blood red link and enter a world of the macabre....

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HeadCat/Ginger - London, Highbury, The Garage - 16th October 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Craggy   
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 05:00

headcatthumbNow this was gonna be special; Uber Rock's resident Motorhead freak Craggy couldn't believe that he was gonna be seeing the legend that is Lemmy in such intimate surrounding as The Garage.....but see him he would, alongside Danny B and Slim Jim Phantom, collectively HeadCat. And then they only go and add Ginger as support - this was going to be very special, as clicking that link will tell you....

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H13 : Dana Deadly, Dani Crud & Leander Decordova - Crud Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Tuesday, 25 October 2011 04:00

crudh1386What trident of terror awaits readers of the seventh shocking installment of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween? Getting one member of Detroit fetish-rock monsters Crud to answer the devil's dozen questions just wasn't enough - we got three. Watch as Uber Rock plunges into the depths of hell with bassist Dana Deadly, drummer Leander Decordova and striking frontwoman Dani Crud - Clicking that blood red link gets you one blood-stained ticket to a bizarre orgy of death.....

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Bowling For Soup/Suburban Legends/Orange - Birmingham, O2 Academy - 16th October 2011 Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Monday, 24 October 2011 05:00

bfs201186It's the opening night of Texan pop punk behemoths Bowling For Soup's UK tour and Uber Rock's Matt Phelps was there....to see one of the support bands. Was it Orange or was it Suburban Legends? Read on to find out, amongst a mess of MILFs, air wankers, onstage marriage proposals and some of the catchiest tunes known to humanity.....

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H13 : Rob Lane - Teenage Casket Company Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 24 October 2011 04:00

laney86Day 6.66 of Uber Rock's 13 Days Of Halloween and suddenly we're faced with the inexplicable horror of the man of many faces! Yes, you might see Rob Lane playing bass for Teenage Casket Company, but you might also see him playing bass for about a million other bands too, from The Black Mollys to Bulletboys, from DIP to..err...Let Loose. His record collection is said to include all manner of audio terror, thankfully his movie collection does too - this gruesome guy certainly knows his stuff when it comes to horror and Halloween. Go ahead and scream...it won't help you now.......

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Jane's Addiction - 'The Great Escape Artist' - (Capitol/Parlophone) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 23 October 2011 05:05
Janes_Addiction_thmbWhat's this? A new album from the mighty Jane's Addiction and every one of the muthas at URHQ who worship at the temple of Farrell and Co want to pass on the review? Fear not though as Dom Daley picks up the story behind why 'The Great Escape Artist' is provoking such a strong reaction and in turn ends up paying tribute to one of THE bands that really did kill hair metal.
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