Author: UberAdmin

Peter And The Test Tube Babies – ‘Fuctifano’ (Arising Empire/Warner)

When John B first put this album on for his first listen he will admit he had it on in the background and was not paying full attention. His first impressions were that it was a fun kinda happy go lucky punk album. Then he heard what Peter and his Test Tube Babies were actually saying and realized that he was very wrong. The lyrics and the music are a major contrast to each other and somehow it really works. The topics of every song are really sad and relate-able but with such upbeat music, you can’t help but smile and laugh. Absolutely fun.

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Drakonis – ‘Blessed By Embers’ (Hostile Media)

Until relatively recently, Belfast – unlike its sister city 100 miles down the road – has not really had much of a black metal “scene”, for want of better phraseology. While death and thrash metal have, in relative terms, flourished, the darker end of the spectrum is one which has not been overly explored in this corner of the Uberverse: yes, there have been a few flag flyers over the years, such as Vintress and, more recently, Neamnhí, BM proponents by and large things have been somewhat thin on the ground. However, over the past few years, a new torchbearer for the dark side has emerged, a new band of champions who have grasped the devil’s horns with an ironclad grip – and they go by the name of Drakonis.

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Heavy Psych Sounds Fest – Camden, The Underworld – 7 March 2020

So, it’s back down to the Heavy Psych Sounds Festival again, meaning another round trip to London, despite the ongoing COVID-19 issue. It is the same issue, in fact, that renders two bands unable to play on the day, with Gorilla having an ill member and not risking it being the illness, and Giöbia having been denied access to the UK, despite getting clearance previously from the Italian embassy.

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The Über Rock Singles Club – March Madness (Part One)

It’s DJ Astrocreep back on the decks of doom in the Über Rock bar – fuck jukeboxes when we have so many quality songs sent in so frequently! What better way to find your new favourite band or song than by kicking back and chilling out with the following tracks, handpicked from the submissions coming in from all over the Überverse! The bar’s open and it’s time to play our first track!

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