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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...
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.

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.......

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.
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......

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......

No Place Like Home - Bowling For Soup interview exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Thursday, 18 November 2010 05:00

bfsinthumbRob Lane caught up with Bowling For Soup on their recent UK tour and nabbed Über Röck an exclusive interview....and a very cool one at that. Eschewing the usual interview clichés, Rob went old school with Jaret, Gary, Chris and Erik and quizzed them on the bands and record stores in their hometowns that influenced them and inspired them to form everyone's favourite band from Texas! Read on for yet another essential über interview....

Franz Treichler - The Young Gods - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:00

TYG_thmbPost industrial visions of isolation and despair.  With an intro like that anyone would have thought we'd asked Tazz Stander to take a trip to Merthyr not interview a rock band.  But think again as our Tazz catches up with Franz Treichler leader of avant-garde electro rock innovators The Young Gods for a class of tequila and a chat.

Cheap Trick - Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Hall - 8th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Rob 'The Doctor' Watkins   
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 05:00
CT_thmbIn the UK for a flurry of exclusive 'Evening With' shows, Chicago's finest exponents (and some might say originators) of the power pop genre Cheap Trick were a 'must see' for at least three Über Röckers. With Rob 'The Doctor' Watkins being the Trick nut within our fold he was the obvious choice to tell you our story.
The Quireboys - 'Live In London' (DVE) Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Monday, 15 November 2010 06:00

qboysthumbRecorded at the Marquee in 2002, 'Live In London' is the latest release from Global Music's Live & Loud Collection, coupling a live audio disc with a companion DVD, but this time the band have asked fans not to buy it - read on for the lowdown on the showdown.....

Black Sabbath - 'Seventh Star' and 'Eternal Idol' Deluxe Editions (Sanctuary) Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 14 November 2010 05:00
Seventh_Star_thmbHot on the heels of Sanctuary's Dio era Black Sabbath Deluxe Editions, Johnny H treads the waters of time to unravel the stories behind the 'Seventh Star' and 'Eternal Idol' albums of the mid eighties. Boil the kettle, pour yourself a nice cuppa and let H Bomb explain a musical soap opera that would leave Eastenders scriptwriters confused.
Michael Kiske - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Saturday, 13 November 2010 05:00

kiskethumbIf you love metal then you need to read this! Matt Phelps spoke to the legendary Michael Kiske about everything from his departure from Helloween and the rumours of him joining Iron Maiden, to his welcome return to the live stage after a gap of seventeen years. Another must-read exclusive interview from Über Röck!

Alexisonfire/Chickenhawk/The Computers - Cardiff, Solus - 4th November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Friday, 12 November 2010 05:00

alexthumbCanadian heavyweights Alexisonfire return to Cardiff with two great young UK hopefuls in tow. With rain and the clock proving to be defeatable foes, will a scarf and overpriced merch finally force Gaz E to submit? Read on to find out....

Weezer - 'Pinkerton' Deluxe Edition/'Death To False Metal' (Geffen) Print E-mail
Written by Döm Daley   
Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:00

falsemetalthumbA deluxe edition of Weezer's classic 'Pinkerton' album - featuring a whopping 35 tracks - and a collection of cast-offs, curiosities and oddities released simultaneously means that today is a good day to be a Weezer fan. Every day is a good day to be Dom Daley, and he is the chosen rock avenger given the task of staying afloat when the River over-floweth.....

Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Newport, Six Feet Under - 3rd November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Thursday, 11 November 2010 05:00
80s_1Back on the road to promote their 'Blood & Fire' album, we sent Johnny H out on his lonesome to catch up with Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster on the last but one date of their 'Savage Boo Hoo Tour', but will it prove to be their last but one gig ever???
Foxy Shazam/The Guns - Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach - 2nd November 2010 Print E-mail
Written by Gaz E   
Wednesday, 10 November 2010 05:00

foxylivethumbSqueezed into a venue fit for a king (prawn), one of America's most exciting bands - with support from possibly the finest Welsh prospect - gifted us lucky bastards in attendance one of the gigs of the year. This was special - read on to find out why.....


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