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  • Diamond Head - ‘Diamond Head’ (Dissonance)
    as one listen to second track Shout At The Devil will hammer home here his vocal performance actually has more in common with the singer who would sing a song by the same name a year after Diamond Head opened Monsters Of Rock in 1983 Only difference being Andersen can hit the notes without the aid of modern technology Anyway back to the matter at hand and as I ve alluded to already what Diamond Head does oh so perfectly is hint at the past whilst delivering an all new musical vision of where Diamond Head should be in 2016 and in my opinion this is exactly where the band should have been for Death And Progress back in 1993 Plus in tracks like Set My Soul On Fire and See You Rise they look to wider influences too the latter track actually reminds me of classic Judas Priest you know that period of time just before they got popular in the US and subsequently lost all sense of who they really were as a band After this storming start to the album I m just starting to think it can t get any better when up pops All The Reasons You Live and here the epic tones of Diamond Head are given an all new twist complete with sampled strings and a vocal hook that is pure classic rock gold In fact if one track defines the band in 2016 and perhaps this record it is this one Andersen actually reminds me of Robin McAuley on this tune a singer I still rank as one of the best to come out the NWOBHM so again if from other reviews you think this is all about simply trying to recreate those Harris days think again As we reach the midpoint

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17473-diamond-head-diamond-head-dissonance.html?tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page= (2016-04-24)
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  • Pat Todd & The Rank Outsiders - 'Blood And Treasure' (Hound Gawd! Records)
    rollers and it s also been the epicenter of a lot of great bands and trends Just like any big city it has its share of underground legends who for one reason or another never broke out to become household names but have immense respect with people in the know music lovers who know a thing or two and anyone who has their ear to the ground will be familiar with The Lazy Cowgirls and more recently with Pat Todd The Rank Outsiders 2016 sees Pat Todd release his most recent piece of work through German label Hound Gawd Records who recently had the suss to put out another great American institution that was Lovesores and Born Loose but that s another review Let s not hang about here getting bogged down with past misdemeanours let s live in the here and now and whilst the likes of Eddie Spaghetti might lament fondly about Pat Todd s past there is an album to listen to Just think good time rock n roll just think of Mick n Keith or Rod n Ronnie in the 70s or maybe even a bit later because Todd knows how to manoeuvre his way around classic rock n roll West Of Your Last Chance damn I m hearing Petty and a rocking out Mellencamp as well here as the band lock in and nail down some damn good boogie woogie rock and roll in the shape of Sugar Coated Love They get their groove on and hand out some mighty fine chops on My Own Way Man if Eddie Spaghetti ever dried up on the songwriting front and wanted a hand on how to regain his mojo then Pat Todd s his man Supersuckers and The Rank Outsiders could be twins separated at birth such

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17383-pat-todd-a-the-rank-outsiders-blood-and-treasure-hound-gawd-records.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Pat Todd & The Rank Outsiders - 'Blood And Treasure' (Hound Gawd! Records)
    Outsiders 2016 sees Pat Todd release his most recent piece of work through German label Hound Gawd Records who recently had the suss to put out another great American institution that was Lovesores and Born Loose but that s another review Let s not hang about here getting bogged down with past misdemeanours let s live in the here and now and whilst the likes of Eddie Spaghetti might lament fondly about Pat Todd s past there is an album to listen to Just think good time rock n roll just think of Mick n Keith or Rod n Ronnie in the 70s or maybe even a bit later because Todd knows how to manoeuvre his way around classic rock n roll West Of Your Last Chance damn I m hearing Petty and a rocking out Mellencamp as well here as the band lock in and nail down some damn good boogie woogie rock and roll in the shape of Sugar Coated Love They get their groove on and hand out some mighty fine chops on My Own Way Man if Eddie Spaghetti ever dried up on the songwriting front and wanted a hand on how to regain his mojo then Pat Todd s his man Supersuckers and The Rank Outsiders could be twins separated at birth such is the style and quality of songwriting on offer here The band let rip on Don t Be Sellin Emptiness To Me and the groove just falls into Tell Me Now before kicking back on Ole Fortune And Fame Acoustic driven rock and roll ala Just Another Broken Day is pierced by the distorted harmonica honking on show as we head on down the Copperhead Road The influences are broad and the album sparkles with variety and Gone Are The Days manages

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17383-pat-todd-a-the-rank-outsiders-blood-and-treasure-hound-gawd-records.html?tmpl=component&print=1&layout=default&page= (2016-04-24)
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  • Primitai - ‘Night Brings Insanity’ (Self Released)
    and a half years later with the freshly minted Rise Again offering under their studded belts and a support slot with the mighty Grand Magus it was a bigger venue a now closed city centre nightclub which was befitting two bands who were very much in their ascendancy Another intensive bout of touring followed before they quit the road last year to work on this their Pledge funded fourth album Around the same time the Sandhurst mob underwent a significant line up change with long serving drummer Chris Chilcott and bassist Jamie Lord Castle having departed the ranks to be replaced by Jonathan Warren and Scott Miller both formerly of Dry The River respectively With their three previous albums having seen Primitai follow a musical path very much rooted in their mutual love of NWOBHM so much so that in one of my reviews I remarked that they perhaps had been born 30 years too late Night Brings Insanity sees them not so much change direction but take a slight detour one which sees them evolving and progressing their sound into one which now possesses a clear identity of its own Across its nine songs the album is assured and vibrant with the musicians both collectively and independently confident in both their technicality and their passion for what they are delivering which in turns is as an accomplished and strident an album as you will hear this year certainly from any British metal band anyway The new rhythm section is tight and taut with no wasted effort and a precision which keeps each of the songs very firmly anchored on the firmest of bases allowing the melodies of which NBI has bucketloads to swoop and soar around this concrete foundation The twin lead guitar partnership of Sergio Giron and Srdjan

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17430-primitai-night-brings-insanity-self-released.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Ricky Rat - 'Joyful Rage' (Bellyache Records)
    12 slab of pink vinyl featuring six brand new tunes It s not all happy days as this is an EP and not a fully blown album but hey six new songs from Mr Rat is better than no songs right Right As I lower the needle into the pink grooves Imitation Generation staggers out of the speakers with a sprightly late night lurch Some very nice guitar riffage and licks and those bubblegum girly backing vocals hit the spot and as far as openers go Ricky has his shit kickers on and is rocking the house Picture this Daytime is turning to nighttime and the beers are going down around the campfire on the beach and this dude with spiky hair picks up the acoustic and within a minute everyone is hopping about kicking up sand towards that power pop soaked chorus well that s Hey Remember right there as it goes from acoustic strumming to full on punk rock party She s Already Gone is more of that power pop that Ricky Rat pulls off so well with its punk soaked edges this is great stuff The arrangement is great and the melody is even better really hitting its stride and closing off side one Side two yeah I know already is the catchy hook laden Up In Joeys Room I love the punch on the chorus and pretty much everything about this beauty Sure it s unoriginal and the licks and beats have been done to death but if something isn t broke why fix it Why not just put your own twist on proceedings and put out the best you can muster Pretty much exactly what Ricky Rat has done here and as far as I m concerned this is excellent power pop along the lines

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17399-ricky-rat-joyful-rage-bellyache-records.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Broken Witt Rebels - ‘Georgia Pine’ EP (Self Released)
    Articles Introducing Broken Witt Rebels Broken Witt Rebels Georgia Pine EP Self Released CD Reviews Written by Andrew Williams Friday 15 April 2016 03 40 Tweet When you first hear Broken Witt Rebels hail from Birmingham you d bet your life that the it was Birmingham Alabama but you d be wrong they hail from Birmingham West Midlands Home of Premiership whipping boys and the team close to the heart of Uber Rock s Gaz E Aston Villa although there s one distinct difference in that the Rebels currently have a proper manager The five track Georgia Pine EP delivers a fine slab of indie blues rock There s an obvious comparison with Kings Of Leon but it goes well beyond that The songs are well written with great riffs hooks and energy Low opens with a riff that swings and grooves with the best of them This is a band that truly sounds organic and these songs have clearly been jammed performed and crafted live before they have been recorded The pick of the songs on offer is the title track with its infectious chorus Singer Danny Core has a fine bluesy voice which shines throughout especially on the

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17428-broken-witt-rebels-georgia-pine-ep-self-released.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Drive, She Said - ‘Pedal To The Metal’ (Frontiers Music srl)
    20th March Weezer Dinosaur Pile Up Manchester Academy 3rd April 2016 The Uber Rock Singles Club March 2016 Drive She Said Pedal To The Metal Frontiers Music srl CD Reviews Written by Dave Prince Thursday 14 April 2016 02 40 Tweet Drive She Said are one of the rare gems in the AOR world With such a rich history the fact that these guys are not household names is beyond criminal Mark Mangold and Al Fritsch are the nucleus of the band and this their returning glory is as marvellous as I could have ever wished for From the legal wrangles and missed shots at fame during the 80s 90s this album goes a long way to righting the wrongs From the first notes of Touch to the last of All I Wanna Do Pedal To The Metal does just that Okay maybe not metal but it certainly does rock and with balls The Purple eqsue sound of the title track is a joy to behold and following this with In R Blood the duo clearly show that they still have what it takes But this time around they are not doing this alone as the album features Tommy Denander Daniel Palmqvist Ken Sandin Paul St James Alessandro Del Vecchio Pontus Engborg Peter Yttergren Francesco Jovino Kenny Aronoff Goran Edman Chandler Mogel Ted Poley Kevin Osborne Randy Jackson James Jackson Kevin Osborne Thomas Vikstrom Peppy Castro Kayvon Zand and Fiona along with many others The song of the album for me is In Your Arms the duet between Al and Fiona yes Fiona Flanagan is back large and in charge This song is worth the price of admission alone As a sucker for a fist pumping rock song too Love Will Win In the End is another great song up

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17426-drive-she-said-pedal-to-the-metal-frontiers-music-srl.html (2016-04-24)
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  • Gorilla // Grifter - 'Gorilla vs Grifter' (HeviSike Records)
    Volcom Entertainment Lemmy Motorhead Trashtown Thrillers A Red Rose A Shotgun Kiss Self Released Gorilla Grifter Gorilla vs Grifter HeviSike Records CD Reviews Written by Gaz Tidey Thursday 14 April 2016 02 20 Tweet The second in a planned series of split albums from the people at Birmingham based HeviSike Records following last year s Mos Generator Stubb release Gorilla vs Grifter arrives this month in abrupt deadly fashion Wrapped in cover art from acclaimed Dutch artist Maarten Donders who has created distinctive artwork for the likes of Blues Pills and the Roadburn Festival and mastered by Tony Reed of the aforementioned Mos Generator this eight track split album hits like an arc whip of electricity as it showcases the heavy duty wares of a pair of unholy garage rock n rollers Gorilla love Motörhead of that there is little doubt The power trio fronted by Johnny Gorilla yes he of The Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell play a grimy grebo rock that on opening track Both Barrels sounds like prime Lemmy and Co covered by a supergroup formed by the members of Detroit scumbags Shitfucker and French Head obsessives Iron Bastards There s more of a stoner like groove to Slay Rider and the openings of both Grind Yer Down and Three Squeeler but there s a battery licking kick to this band as they happily throw up regurgitated rock n roll at every available opportunity Did I mention groove It s what the four tracks from the South West s six legged dirty rock behemoth Grifter are completely swathed in Failing Asleep is the first slugthrower unleashed from the grooves of this great split available on über limited gold vinyl and blue yellow marble vinyl its rumbling bass intro a warning to all who enter here that their auditory

    Original URL path: http://www.uberrock.co.uk/cd-reviews/24-april-cd/17445-gorilla-grifter-gorilla-vs-grifter-hevisike-records.html (2016-04-24)
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