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Skindred/Raging Speedhorn/RSJ – York, Fibbers – 8 February 2017

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Skindred/Raging Speedhorn/RSJ – York, Fibbers – 8 February 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/S/Skindred/Skindred_York_3.jpg It had been five long years since Skindred played York – but that was then and this is now, and the ragga rockas made up for their extended absence when they pulled back into town again earlier this month. Our man Ben Hughes was front and centre to bring you this first-hand account of what went down: from Gig Reviews http://ift.tt/2kyGkq7 [read on]

The Godfathers – Islington, Academy – 11 February 2017

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Godfathers – Islington, Academy – 11 February 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/T/The_Godfathers/Godfathers_2017_2.jpg If ever there was a band that refused to die, it’s The Godfathers. Having recently reviewed their magnificent new album, ‘A Big, Bad, Beautiful Noise’, it was obvious that Martin Haslam just had to witness the soundtrack to his personal revolution live and in the flesh: from Gig Reviews [read on]

The Pineapple Thief – Islington, Assembly Hall – 11 February 2017

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Pineapple Thief – Islington, Assembly Hall – 11 February 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/T/The_Pineapple_Thief/The_Pineapple_Thief_poster.jpg After a bit of a hiatus from Über Rock duties, Jim Rowland is back in action, donning his finest cape and digging out his favourite wand from the bottom of the drawer to head down to what he reckons is one of the best venues in London for a prog-tastic evening of entertainment – and narry a tropical fruit was purloined in the process:   from Gig Reviews [read on]

Thunder – Manchester, HMV – 16 February 2017

February 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Thunder – Manchester, HMV – 16 February 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/T/Thunder/Thunder_-_HMV_Manchester_-_Ben.JPG Following on the back of the release of their brilliant new album, ‘Rip It Up’, Thunder have been undertaking a series of instore performances at branches of HMV up and down the Über Kingdom of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Our very own weather girl, Lindsey Appleton tootled along to the one in Manchester to find the band a man down but nevertheless determined to reward their loyal fans with an intimate performance. Click the link to find out what candies they had in the shop: from Gig Reviews [read on]

GUNS N’ROSES at QSAC Stadium, Brisbane

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Categories: Andrew McKaysmith, Live Reviews Tags: 2017, Axl Rose, Brisbane, Dizzy Reed, Duff McKagan, Frank Ferrer, Gilby Clark, Guns N’ Roses, Izzy Stradlin, Kris Goodwin, Matt Sorum, Melissa Reese, Not In This Lifetime Tour, Psychadelic Furs, Richard Fortus, Ron Thal, Slash Gig Review – GUNS N’ROSES at QSAC Stadium, Brisbane, February 7 2017 By ANDREW McKAYSMITH IN what is one of […] (Read more…) read on: [read on]

Candlebox/ Jeff Angell’s Staticland/Pete RG/ – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms – 24 January 2017

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Candlebox/ Jeff Angell’s Staticland/Pete RG/ – Wolverhampton, Slade Rooms – 24 January 2017http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png In the post-truth era of the late twenty-tens, and three decades after it threatened to kill off rock music, what is the definition of “grunge”? It was a question our man Rich Hobson found himself pondering when he caught up with second-wavers Candlebox when they returned to the Uber Kingdom a little while back… Did he get any answers? Click the link to find out: from Gig Reviews [read on]

Taking Back Sunday/Frank Iero and The Patience – Belfast, Limelight 1 – 11 February 2017

February 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Taking Back Sunday/Frank Iero and The Patience – Belfast, Limelight 1 – 11 February 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/T/Taking_Back_Sunday/16736594_1966356476929028_1010789019_n.jpg Ten years after they hit their commercial peak, Taking Back Sunday are back with their original line up with a new album and a new tour, the Über Kingdom leg of which kicked off in Belfast this past weekend. Our man Jonni D was front and centre to find out if this tidal wave of a live show would seeing them take back Saturday as the night for rockin’, or would it just wash over him like an ebbing tide? from Gig Reviews [read on]

The Wildhearts/Massive Wagons/The Main Grains – Nottingham, Rock City – 27 January 2017

February 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Wildhearts/Massive Wagons/The Main Grains – Nottingham, Rock City – 27 January 2017http://www.uberrock.co.uk/images/bands_2017/T/The_Wildhearts/16650096_10154753883692293_935285697_n.jpg Ben Hughes ended 2016 by reviewing a Wildhearts show, so he may as well start this year the same way, eh! But this is one Wildhearts show with a difference. Following the cancellation of the Manchester date last year, due to a virus doing the rounds with the bands and crew, a rescheduled date was announced along with tonight’s show at Rock City – a special one off performance of the classic ‘Fishing For [read on]