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Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Voodoo Circle

Hard Rock is sounding great in 2018 and leading the charge are Voodoo Circle with their fifth release Raised On Rock which as you...
Anvil Pounding The Pavement

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Anvil

As fresh in 2018 as they have ever been Canadian rock giants Anvil return with their 17th album Pounding The Pavement. The band seem...
Godflesh

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Godflesh

When we talk about pioneers of a sound they don’t get more pioneering than Godflesh who have been making post punk and industrial music...
Dimebag Darrell

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Dimebag Darrell

It’s been 11 years since Dimevision Vol 1: The Fun I Have landed in peoples ears. As 2017 rolls to an end there is...
RAM Rod

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – RAM

Hard Rock outfit RAM return with their new album Rod, another band coming from the Gothenburg scene which seems to produce band after band of...

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – GWAR

Riffs followed by riffs followed by riffs and more riffs is one way to describe the new album from GWAR. From the off, the...
Deliberations-From-The-Shire-with-Mike-James-Spreading The Disease

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Spreading The Disease

Brash, harsh and in your face are just some of things that come to mind on first listening to the heavy new album by...
Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James - Coburg

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Coburg

This is the first full-length album by symphonic gothic act Coburg, based in London. The Enchantress perfectly sums up the frontwoman Anastasia who the...
B.O.S.C.H's Fleischwolf

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – B.O.S.C.H

On first listening to the new album by B.O.S.C.H it’s hard not to draw comparison to the fellow German pyro loving stadium-filling counterparts but...
Metal Mirror

Deliberations From The Shire with Mike James – Metal Mirror

MWoBHM pioneers Metal Mirror’s new album Vodka, Hell & Angels is a fresh and updated look at the classic sounds of the band from back in...