December Interviews
The BIG Über Rock Interview: Matt Dangerfield (The Boys) Print E-mail
Written by Dom Daley   
Sunday, 03 December 2017 04:20

UMattMsChristmas may be fast approaching but Dom D is already looking past the annual present exchanging season and the month of January. Why? Well, that’s when The Boys pay what seems to be their annual visit to the iconic 100 Club. So, we send the man himself to catch up with Matt Dangerfield and find out the latest gossip from the Boys camp – and, boy, did he have some interesting stuff to let us in on.  So,ull up a chair pour yourself a drink and do what this link tells you:

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Sharks – The Uber Rock Interview Print E-mail
Written by Martin Haslam   
Sunday, 04 December 2016 03:00

Sharks - CroppedPrior to their celebratory set at Bedford Esquires earlier this year, Uber Rock’s Martin Haslam caught up with Steve ‘Snips’ Parsons and Chris Spedding of reformed “car crash super group”, Sharks, for a brief, pre-gig chat about their decision to get the band back together, as well as their plans for a new album release. Click the link to find out what beans were spilt…

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Andy Cairns and Michael McKeegan - Therapy? - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Eamon O'Neill   
Saturday, 06 December 2014 03:00

therapy thmbIndie metal three-piece Therapy? have come a long way in the last twenty-five years. From their early self-financed releases to the highs of their chart-bothering ‘Troublegum’ and ‘Infernal Love’ albums, they’re a band that have seen and done it all. Speaking to Uber Rock in Belfast ahead of a celebratory twentieth anniversary ‘Troublegum’ show, founder members Andy Cairns and Michael McKeegan are in fine form. With a new album in the works and more special ‘album’ shows planned, the future for the band looks bright. Going Nowhere: Eamon O’Neill.

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Joey Tempest - Europe - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 08 December 2013 03:00

Joey ThmbMatt Phelps was 11 years of age when “that song” was released back in 1986 and Swedish hard rockers Europe became overnight superstars, here in 2013 our man is still very much a fan of all things Europe. So with the band’s 'Live At Sweden Rock' album still fresh in the racks and a charity auction to promote we set about making Matt’s year as on the other end of the phone for this Uber Rock exclusive interview was one Joey Tempest. Click the link to find out how he got on….

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Rob Newland - Badland Bandits - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Matt Phelps   
Sunday, 01 December 2013 03:30

banditslogo86Plymouth's premier Rock 'N' Roll outlaws, Badland Bandits, are set to be sailing to America in January next year, heading off like Heavy Metal Pilgrims on a mission to stamp their own brand of musical debauchery across the State of California. Uber Rock's Matt Phelps caught up with bassist Rob Newland to find out a bit about the Bandits' history and how they're gearing up for their forthcoming stomp down Sunset Strip....

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Geoff Tate - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 16 December 2012 03:00

geofftateint86An exclusive interview with Geoff Tate? The Queensrÿche vocalist? Yeah, that'd be pretty boring, right? Wrong. Currently in one of two versions of the legendary metal band having parting company with his former bandmates in vicious circumstances, Tate, with all his talk of spitting in faces and throwing the first punch, appears to be in fine form to be Uber Rock's latest interviewee. Mark Ashby caught up with the frontman to learn all about his new solo album and, of course, get the lowdown on the Queensrÿche split - the answers he gave will not disappoint....

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Seeb Levermann - Orden Ogan - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 08 December 2012 05:00

ordenalbumuseWith German melodic metallers ORDEN OGAN having just released their highly anticipated third (proper) album, ‘To The End’, Über Rock’s Mark Ashby sat down with vocalist/guitarist Seeb Levermann during the band’s recent return to London for a one-off live show to discuss the highly personal nature of said opus’ lyrical inspiration, along with its heavier direction, why the band don’t want to be categorised as ‘cheesy’ – oh, and the rather delicate subject of genital mutilation!

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Oli Brown – The Oli Brown Band - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 02 December 2012 04:00

Oli 2 thmbThis Friday the Oli Brown Band returns to the Steelhouse In Ebbw Vale for a very special night of blues rock, and our very own Johnny H was eager to find out what Oli, and his band mates had enjoyed so much about their debut appearance at the same venue back in April that has made them want to come back quite so quickly. So via the wonders of the interweb Johnny hooked up with Oli to get all the gossip, which is just as well because his band’s Steelhouse return promises to be a very special night indeed. Now read on and pretty soon some not well kept secrets will be revealed.

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Jason Reece - ... And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Ben Hughes   
Saturday, 01 December 2012 04:00

trailint86When Texas based rockers ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead recently visited York Uber Rock's Ben Hughes hooked up with singer/guitarist/drummer Jason Reece after soundcheck for a beer and a chat to mainly get a Midnite Mixtape Massacre and have a chat about the band's new album 'Lost Songs'. So after putting Jason on the spot and searching his mind for his ultimate 13 tracks, the chat continued on the subject of the music that influenced him growing up, turning into yet another must-read Uber Rock interview exclusive.....

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Michael Monroe - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 05:00

URTV_thmbHaving featured in just about every rock writer's year-end list for either best album or best gig, Michael Monroe must be one happy fella right now regarding the plaudits his 'Sensory Overdrive' album and his all-star band have received.  Tazz Stander got the chance to catch up with the man himself and pop a whole host of questions at him ahead of his recent London gig, as UBERROCK TV brings you yet another red-hot interview exclusive.

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Matt Jones & Dhani Mansworth - The Treatment - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by David Whistance   
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 05:00
Treatment_Int_ThmbAs 2011 draws to a close The Treatment can look back at a fantastic year.  Having toured with the likes of Alice Cooper and Black Stone Cherry as well as playing at all the high profile UK rock festivals, they even managed to release their debut album "TWICE!"  Singer Matt and drummer Dhani found a few minutes in their hectic lives to speak with David Whistance about their first UK headline tour, which is happening right now.
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Janne Jarvis - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Sunday, 20 December 2015 03:30

jarvis-linneathmbWhat better way to conclude our 2015 coverage than with an Uber Rock exclusive chat with the inimitable Janne Jarvis? He’s certainly always good for a quote or two, and is just about to come out of a period he’s calling a “lost weekend” sounding bigger and angrier than ever. Johnny H is the man asking the questions, as Janne talks about the end of Hate Gallery, bummed out record deals and why touring with Motorhead was proper rock ‘n’ roll. Merry Christmas everyone!

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Andi Deris - Helloween/The Bad Bankers - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Sunday, 15 December 2013 03:20

Andy Pool thmbFor the past two decades Andi Derris has been fronting German power metallers Helloween, however in the past few months with the release of his sharply monikered ‘Million Dollar Haircuts On Ten Cent Heads’ album he’s been sharing the plaudits with his new solo project The Bad Bankers. Mark Ashby caught up with the frontman recently to discuss this record and the future of Helloween. So click the ‘Read More’ link to do just that…..

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Phil Collen - Def Leppard/Manraze - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Ashby   
Saturday, 07 December 2013 03:00

Manraze thmbFor the past 31 years, Phil Collen has been one half of the guitar attack in Def Leppard. However, for approaching the past decade he also has been one third of Manraze, a project which has re-united with his former Girl bandmate Simon Laffy, as well as one time Sex Pistol Paul Cook. Mark Ashby caught up with the guitarist recent to talk about ‘I Surrender’ the new EP from Manraze and a whole lot more.

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Darwin Keys - Ashbury Keys - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Rob Lane   
Saturday, 22 December 2012 05:00

ashburyint86Earlier this year bassist (and Uber Rock scribe) for hire Rob Lane found himself in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club for an all-day music festival. There he found a new band to wax lyrical over, Texan trio Ashbury Keys. Find out how this band is connected to the likes of NadaSurf, Mike Clink, Butch Vig and Ozzfest by reading Laney's great interview with the band's drummer, Darwin Keys.

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James Iha - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Mark Taylor   
Saturday, 15 December 2012 03:00

James Iha ThmbAs a member of The Smashing Pumpkins James Iha played guitar on some of the most influential rock albums of his generation. But there’s probably a whole different side to the enigmatic guitarist you never even knew existed, something like his second solo album ‘Look To The Sky’ which is a record full of contributions from some of his heroes like Tom Verlaine and Mike Garson.  Mark Taylor caught up with James recently ahead of his London show on a whistle stop visit to Europe to promoter said record.  Here’s that resulting chat in full.

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Christian Martucci - Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Johnny H   
Saturday, 08 December 2012 03:00

ChristianSolo thmbYou’ve probably seen the name of Christian Martucci cropping up around Uber Rock a fair few times over the last few months, but have you ever stopped and listened to his music? This is a guy who has fronted bands like The Chelsea Smiles and Black President as well as played with the likes of Dee Dee Ramone and Corey Taylor, and he deserves to heard by you, today! So by way of some introduction here he talks exclusively to Johnny H about what it’s like being a solo artist, plus our man dares to ask some “what if” questions that will stick with Christian for a long time to come. Intrigued? Well click the link and discover Christian Martucci.

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Ikil Oriion – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Nev Brooks   
Sunday, 02 December 2012 03:30

IKL ThmbJust a month or so ago, an album dropped onto the doormat of Nev Brooks' country retreat which, to put it politely, “knocked him bandy”. The artist responsible was one Ikil Oriion, and the LP ‘Paranoise Void’. Providing an eclectic mix of everything Nev loves about music, he just had to find out what lay behind the record and the only way to do that was to chat with the man himself. So here is that conversation in full in yet another Uber Rock interview exclusive.

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Gareth Noon - Serpentine - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Dave Prince   
Friday, 23 December 2011 05:00
Serpentine_LogoWhen Dave Prince first interviewed UK melodic rock outfit Serpentine back in March 2010 things were certainly looking on the up for the bright young stars of the UK AOR scene. They, at the time, had scene legend Tony Mills as their singer and were receiving rave reviews for their debut album. Twenty months on and one major health scare later they have a new singer and a new album that everyone is once again raving about. Princey picks up the story regarding what happened next for the band with their keyboard player Gareth Noon.
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Andy Selway & Jules Hodgson - The Spittin' Cobras - Interview Exclusive + Win CDs and T-shirts Print E-mail
Written by Tazz Stander   
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 05:30
Cobras_LogoYou may be sitting there reading this intro wondering "The Spittin' Who?" But rest assured once you have read this UK interview exclusive you will be clamouring to win a CD and T-shirt. Tazz Stander picks up the chat and digs the caustic breed of garage punk that Andy Turner and Jules Hodgson peddle, as The Spittin' Cobras get ready to conquer the world in 2012.
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Anders Jakobsen - Nasum - Interview Exclusive Print E-mail
Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 15 December 2011 05:00
Grind_Finale_thmbAs 2011 draws to an exciting conclusion, Darrel Sutton is all about one event in 2012, and no it doesn't involve a royal living another year or some overrated school sports day occurring in N.E. London. Nah he's buzzing with the prospect of Nasum reforming to celebrate their 20th anniversary albeit of course without their sadly deceased frontman Mieszko Talarczyk. So who better than the band's drummer Anders Jakobsen to fill our anxious scribe in on what to expect?
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