Category: Interviews

Uber Rock Introduces… Archives

Belfast-based noiseniks Archives introduced themselves to us at the tail end of last year, when they emerged out of the darkness and despair of two years of Covidications with their impactful and declarative debut album. At the time of its release, Monk described it as “deftly crafted and stridently confident”, an opinion he still holds some six months later.

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Uber Rock Introduces… Sluka

When it comes to high flying artists, there are few that fit the description more aptly than Seattle-based songsmith Christopher Sulka… well, he does own his own airplane and run a flying school! In between that, he’s also managed to produce 13 albums over the course of the last two decades. With his most recent, ‘Figure It Out’, currently available, we took the opportunity to catch-up with the guitarist/singer/composer to find out a bit more about what makes him tick.

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The Picturebooks – Sheffield, Corporation – 27 April 2022

Hailing from Germany, The Picturebooks are a motorcycle mending, chopper and skateboard-riding, blues-rock duo, creating dirt tracks across the globe in the biker and rock n roll scene.
This garage blues band consists of Fynn Claus Grabke (in charge of vocals and guitar) and Philipp Mirtschink (on drums), who met in the local skatepark in their hometown of Gütersloh and realised they shared the same daredevil skating mind-set and more – they’ve hung out pretty much every day since.

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Über Rock Introduces… The Risen Dread

Irish death metal quartet The Risen Dread got this current year off to the best possible slot, what with the release of their stunning debut album, ‘Night Hag’, which they promptly followed up with a coveted opening slot on the mighty ‘United Titans’ tour with genre legends Vader and Marduk. OK, they may have suffered something of a disappointment with the postponement of their planned hometown return, when the Clang festival was put on ice until October, but they’ve certainly hit the ground running… What better time to catch up with TRD co-founder and guitarist Will Ribeiro to find out a bit more about this rising (sic) Dublin crüe?

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Über Rock Introduces… The Kanz

London-based cyber punks The Kanz believe in doing things the old-fashioned way, by releasing a fuckton of singles over the past five years or so… and they have a shed load more in the pipeline, with the most recent being released just this past Friday, which provided us with the perfect excuse to catch up with workaholic frontman (and sometime actor) Fabio Nania to find out what makes him, and the rest of the band tick…

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The BIG Über Rock Interview – Brant Bjork (Stöner)

If a band adopts a name like Stöner, then it’s not hard to guess what sort of music they play… even more so when said band’s line-up features two of the founding fathers of the genre, in the shape of one half of the original line-up of one of the THE seminal desert rock bands… We are talking, of course, about a project that has seen the reunion of Brant Bjork and Nick Oliveri after a decade-long separation, to bring back to life the sounds that spawned a generation of copycats.

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