Author: Team Uber

Orbit Culture – ‘The Forgotten’ EP (Seek And Strike)

Swedish quartet Orbit Culture follows hot on the heels of their latest album Descent with this blistering new three-song EP. The EP is at its core a thanks to their die-hard fans for the unwavering support across 2023, a year that saw them not only release the bold and unrelentingly heavy album Descent, but embark on tours with metal giants such as Meshuggah and Trivium. An experimental continuation of the album, As Georgia S now explains, ‘The Forgotten’ EP serves as a reminder of the prowess of Orbit Culture, and a short, sharp promise that this success will follow them into 2024. 

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Electric Six/Donkey Kung Fu – Amsterdam, Melkweg – 23 November 2023

The day of this gig had seen Jase W repeatedly listening to Electric Six’s debut album ‘Fire’ in anticipation of the show. This is an album that our man had on repeat for years as a teenager and 20 years on, they’re finally taking the entire album out for a set of live shows (with some other favourites) – and he couldn’t be more excited. These guys have pumped out an album more or less every year since 2003, all starting with ‘Fire’ and its initial raunchy songs which saw it get repeated radio and music TV play for nearly three years since their release. Our resident gigaholic managed to catch them a while back at Manchester’s Club Academy and had a great time bopping away to many songs he knew… and many he didn’t. No wonder he was looking forward to reliving the experience \m/

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Static Dress/World Of Pleasure/Bodyweb/Mercury – Manchester, Rebellion – 11 November 23

It’s quite rare a band make a significant impact in the scene they incorporate themselves in within the span of a year. For Static Dress however, this has come to fruition. Following the release of their debut album, ‘Rouge Carpet Disaster’, the four piece post-hardcore powerhouse have found themselves touring with amazing bands the likes of Sleeping With Sirens and Bring Me The Horizon, visited the ÜS for the first time, and as of most recent, signed to Roadrunner Records releasing a redux of their brilliant LP.

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