Author: Team Uber

Eskimo Callboy – ‘MMXX’ EP (Century Media)

Jonny B will be the first to admit that he’s pretty avoidant of things that are massively hyped. Maybe it’s because ne’s deliberately obtuse, or maybe it’s just because he wants to make his own mind up about something without the noise of all that hype? Not that the reason really matters, because he now ha to catch up with the hype surrounding the latest effort from German metalcore stars Eskimo Callboy… or should that be the ‘Hypa Hypa’?

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Dead Lord – ‘Surrender’ (Century Media)

Some albums simply do not fuck around. They will grab you by the balls from the opening note of the intro riff and relentlessly throw you around like a washing machine until you reach the end of the album and find yourself wondering what happened over the last 40 minutes or so. That’s exactly the sensation Jonny B had when he took a spontaneous punt at Dead Lord’s latest release and all-important follow up to their breakthrough album…

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Stray Cats – ‘Rocked This Town: From LA To London’ (Surfdog Records)

Last year, rockabilly legends Stray Cats returned with their first new album in 26 years with ‘40’, so called as it marked the band’s 40th anniversary. It was a great album and a chart success. Following its release, the band embarked on an extensive tour of Europe and the USA, celebrating the album and the 40th anniversary. ‘Rocked This Town: From LA To London’ is a brand new double live album recorded on various stops during that tour.

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Northpolyptica – ‘Seelenfrieden’ (Self-Released)

Sometimes a band will reach out to ÜRHQ directly to present us with their album for review, and someone who puts in that much effort for us to listen to their album deserves the attention right? That’s what Jonny B thought when the German synth-rock trio Northpolyptica got in touch with their very first physical release, ‘Seelenfrieden’, so he decided to dive in and see what was in store.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK – WORDS THAT BURN

Despite the ongoing, and some cases renewed, lockdowns in many parts of the Überverse, we are still receiving a healthy bundle of submissions for our coveted ‘Video Of The Week’ title. Many of them are produced against the background of continuing quarantine conditions in some countries, while others reflect artists being able to return and flex their creative muscles once again.

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