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Album Reviews

Celebrating The 37th Anniversary of AC/DC’s “Back In Black”

July 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s been 37 years since this album changed the name of the industry and is still going as strong as ever. There’s not a rock fan in this world who has never heard of AC/DC or haven’t yet experienced that deafening musical strength “Back in Black” carries within.  We all know the facts – AC/DC lost their frontman Bon Scott in the beginning of 1980. The decision on whether to continue as a band or not had to be taken (and it had to be taken quickly). Following up the tragic death of the voice and face of the band, AC/DC were facing numerous difficulties and the thought of quitting wasn’t that far [read on]

Album review: Piss Viper – ‘Pick Clean My Bones’ (Self-Released)

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Piss Viper – ‘Pick Clean My Bones’ (Self-Released) http://ift.tt/2usqrVL At Über Rock, we receive many albums through various channels, be they traditional snail mail (yes, stuff still gets sent in the post) or via fancy-dancy hyperlink thingmajiggies… but, David O’Neill was somewhat surprised when this new EP was sent to him over Facebook! Well, whatever it takes, eh? But, are these snakes taking the pee, or did they indeed pick our reviewer’s bones clean? from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Stass – ‘The Darkside’ (Mighty Music)

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Stass – ‘The Darkside’ (Mighty Music) http://ift.tt/2uv64Fw Stass is new project featuring Crematory vocalist Felix Stass and Paganizer guitarist Rogga Johansson, who are seeking to convert metal fans the world over to ‘The Darkside’ with their debut album of the same name… Have they succeeded? Click the link to find out what our man Phil C thinks: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Stass – ‘The Darkside’ (Mighty Music)

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Stass – ‘The Darkside’ (Mighty Music) http://ift.tt/2uv64Fw Stass is new project featuring Crematory vocalist Felix Stass and Paganizer guitarist Rogga Johansson, who are seeking to convert metal fans the world over to ‘The Darkside’ with their debut album of the same name… Have they succeeded? Click the link to find out what our man Phil C thinks: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Shaman’s Harvest – ‘Red Hands Black Deeds’ (Mascot Records)

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Shaman’s Harvest – ‘Red Hands Black Deeds’ (Mascot Records) http://ift.tt/2tCHxBb Seven albums into their career, Shaman’s Harvest are still managing to sound fresh, progressive and, above all, like they’re still having fun – which Dave Prince reckons is one of the most important ingredients any band possess but few do. Click the link to find out more: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Vital Breath – ‘Angels Of Light’ (Mighty Music/Target Group)

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Vital Breath – ‘Angels Of Light’ (Mighty Music/Target Group) http://ift.tt/2eGw9hc ‘Angels Of Light’ is the second album from these French metallians:  but, are they torch-bearers from the genre, shining light into the darkest corners of musical mediocrity, or did it leave Phil C gasping for that vital last breath needed to provide final satisfaction? Click the link to find out: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: Vital Breath – ‘Angels Of Light’ (Mighty Music/Target Group)

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Vital Breath – ‘Angels Of Light’ (Mighty Music/Target Group) http://ift.tt/2eGw9hc ‘Angels Of Light’ is the second album from these French metallians:  but, are they torch-bearers from the genre, shining light into the darkest corners of musical mediocrity, or did it leave Phil C gasping for that vital last breath needed to provide final satisfaction? Click the link to find out: from CD Reviews [read on]

Album review: EXTENDED PLAY: Bite-Sized Morsels Of Musical Mayhem

July 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

EXTENDED PLAY: Bite-Sized Morsels Of Musical Mayhem http://ift.tt/2gRStoy It’s been a while since we’ve had a collection of EPs delivered to Über Rock HQ which is diverse and as eclectic as the batch we have chosen for this latest celebration of the short form format… so, whether your taste is for classic rock, NWOBHM, grindcore, pop punk or blackened death metal, crack open a beer and click the link to see what tickles your fancy: from CD Reviews [read on]