Category: Features

The Über Rock Singles Club – November’s Newbies

The latest edition of the Singles Club is now open for business, with the bar fully stocked and the jukebox loaded with a baker’s dozen of the finest tracks to have crossed our death decks over the past couple of weeks. Once again, it’s a diverse bunch, touching a range of styles, so let’s jump straight in and hit “play” shall we? Oh, OK, seeing as you insist…

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This week’s video choice once again takes us back down under, and also winds the clock back to some of the cheesier pop punk anthems that dominated certain music channels back in the day, with Aussie trio Dune Rats proving that they are indeed ‘Crazy’ with their latest offering from their forthcoming second album, ‘Hurry Up And Wait’, which is due to be released via Ratbag Records on 31 January.

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Helloween Havok – See You At Your Funeral

Well, it’s finally upon us – the favourite day of the year here at ÜRHQ. And we can think of no better way to celebrate than with the release of a stonking new video from those fun-loving Canadian punks PUP, in the shape for the wonderfully tongue-in-cheek visualization for ‘See You At Your Funeral’…

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Dead-End Drive-In – ‘Dog Eat Dog: All Boro Kings Live’ (Metalville)

Formed when Mucky Pup bassist Dave Neabore and guitarist Sean Kilkenny quit to find an avenue for songs they had been writing but which didn’t find the band’s style, New Jersey’s Dog Eat Dog are regarded as one of the pioneers of the hardcore punk/hip hop/rap/ska crossover style. They quickly hit their stride in 1994 with the release of their debut album, ‘All Boro Kings’, which not only saw them become one of the first bands to feature saxophone as a prominent element of their sound but also spawned them three moderately successful singles, one of which ‘No Fronts’ was featured on the legendary ‘Beavis And Butthead’ cartoon series.

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Helloween Havok – Into The Asylum

As our favourite time of the year approaches, we’re once again presenting you, our beloved readers, with a countdown of our favourite Halloween/horror-themed videos currently doing the round of t’interweb… and what better way to start than with a world premiere?

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