Features and interviews

Dhani Mansworth and Rick Newman of The Treatment Interview

February 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

INTERVIEW . Read on: says: Sleaze rock is the bastard child of heavy metal, as the term defines a musical genre that has almost as much to do with attitude as songs. The music itself is rebellious, aggressive and downright nasty. The PMRC hated it, as did your parents. Whether it was Zodiac Mindwarp claiming to be the “Tattooed Beat Messiah,” Spread Eagle getting “Back On The Bitch,” L.A. Guns wanting some “Sex Action,” or Rhino Bucket begging fans to “Ride The Rhino,” the attitude remained the same as they gave the general public the middle finger. Often sleaze bands came across better [read on]

Tommy Victor – Prong – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive

February 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tommy Victor – Prong – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Earlier this month Prong released their superb new record, ‘X-No Absolutes’, onto the rock world. Here Uber Rock’s Johnny H catches up with singer/guitarist and general all round nice guy Tommy Victor to talk about the band’s upcoming 55 date headline tour, how ‘X-No Absolutes’ came into existence, and what he thinks of a certain Donald Trump. Hit the ‘Read more’ link to find the answers to this and a whole lot more. from Interviews [read on]

Rich Rags – Role Models – Rags TV – Uber Rock Special Edition

February 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rich Rags – Role Models – Rags TV – Uber Rock Special Edition Having introduced the world to the wonders of Rags TV, Rich Ragany, a.k.a Rich Rags, decided to do a special one-off exclusive edition of the show for Uber Rock where our biggest brains fired the questions on everyone’s lips to the man himself and in the process found out how much it might cost to get Didge Digital on the new Role Models album in the making, and if Rags was willing to play a Vinnie Vincent solo to make sure he gets an Uber Rock approved review for ‘Forest Lawn’. Hit the link to view this hilarious edition [read on]

Ulysses – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive

February 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ulysses – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Rumour has it that Bath outfit Ulysses will feature at an Uber Rock Klub Nite later this year. What better time, then, for Uber Rock’s Jonathon Kardasz to quiz the band members on why they couldn’t get a label to release their new record, and on the state of the music business in general? from Interviews [read on]

Dead End Drive-In: Now Showing – ‘Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie’

February 13, 2016 // 0 Comments Filmmaker Drew Fortier started out making a documentary on the career of legendary outfit, Bang Tango – he ended up becoming a band member. With the film, ‘Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie’, looking like it might never be officially released, Fortier put it on YouTube to be streamed for free. Uber Rock’s Gaz Tidey is Dancing on Coals….. from Featüres [read on]

Tarin Kerrey & Nick Magee – Sanguine – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive

February 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tarin Kerrey & Nick Magee – Sanguine – Uber Rock Interview Exclusive Exeter-based alt. metal crew Sanguine have just been added to the upcoming UK tour from American heavyweights American Head Charge and Mushroomhead so there couldn’t be a better time to find out all about their new album, ‘Black Sheep’. Uber Rock’s Matt Phelps spoke with vocalist Tarin Kerrey and guitarist Nick Magee to get the lowdown….. from Interviews [read on]

Kjetil F. Wevling – Razorbats – Uber Rock Exclusive Interview + Win CDs and T-shirts

February 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Kjetil F. Wevling – Razorbats – Uber Rock Exclusive Interview + Win CDs and T-shirts Uber Rock prides itself on bringing you the best new bands from around the globe, bands that we think you should be listening to, and the latest in that line of bands hails from Norway in the shape of Razorbats. With their stunning debut album (‘Camp Rock’) in the bag and the press starting to pick up on the band we thought we’d get the scoop on our new favourite band. Guitarist Kjetil gives us the inside track on all things Razorbats and in process gives us a few copies of his album as competition prizes. from [read on]

The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased): February

February 7, 2016 // 0 Comments Dear Mr. Kershaw: A Pensioner Writes was the best book released in 2015 – fact! Uber Rock is thrilled to have the author of said book, former proofer Derek Philpott, writing an exclusive monthly column entitled The Philpott Philes (Senior Citizen Not Erased). February’s instalment details a very strange day out for Derek and wife, Jean….. from Featüres [read on]

A History Of South Wales Punk

February 6, 2016 // 0 Comments Think you know everything there is to know about the punk rock scene in South Wales? Think again! Today we have the privilege of running an in-depth analysis of the scene through the eyes of scene legend Paul Payne, and what’s more the incorrigible Ginge Knievel adds his two penneth worth too. So if you remember the days of Classified Protest and Anhrefn or long to discover what is hot on the scene right now then Payney is the man with most, if not all, of the answers. from Featüres [read on]