Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

By Adrien Begrand

Instead of coasting like a legacy act, the metal greats push themselves like never before on their 16th album. 31 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Rome

If there is a civics lesson to be gleaned from Rome, it is to beware the passions inflamed by a government in the midst of an identity crisis.

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Spice: the History of a Temptation by Jack Turner

The allure of spice lives on in the present, although certainly in a less rarified atmosphere than in its heyday.

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28 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Save the Tiger (1973)

The question at the heart of Save the Tiger is no less nagging for its familiarity: didn't it all used to be so simple?"

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	31Knots: Talk Like Blood

For most, Talk Like Blood will be the first taste of 31Knots' skewed, jagged art rock.

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	Queens of the Stone Age: Over the Years and Through the Woods

Just in terms of what is collected and how it is presented, this deserves to become the live presentation gold standard for anyone producing a concert record in the age of DVD.

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27 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pugwash: Jollity

The master of excellent symphonic Beatle-esque ballads strikes again, this time with Dave Gregory and Eric Matthews helping the cause.

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	Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Austin folkies spin their dark pop web further into the depths with a mini-album, using recent B-sides as a jumping-off point, that rivals this band-on-the-rise's most solid efforts to date.

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	Mummy the Peepshow: School Girl Pop

In a world where an Iowa independent label reissues the fourth album from an Osaka-based all girl trio that is not Shonen Knife, School Girl Pop is better than you'd expect. Much better.

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27 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Limbeck: Let Me Come Home

inally, I got around to this one, and this band has made it worth the wait. Year-end lists? Not a question of if but how many!"

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	Marc Johnson: Shades of Jade

Strong playing from Eliane Elias, Joe Lovano, John Scofield, and Joey Baron makes for a pleasant but schizophrenic listen.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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