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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Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life

Despite lacking the entire picture, Our Brand Could Be Your Life is as packed with as much profundity, wit, and energy as any indie debut this year.

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In ‘The Fly Trap’ Fredrik Sjöberg Writes Much Like His Subjects Behave

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Sweat Lodge: Talismana

The Sword aren't the only Austin band capable of kicking up a little 4:20-friendly riffology

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The Struggling Economies of ‘Two Days, One Night’

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How Might ‘Meru’ Be Measured?

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Deradoorian: The Expanding Flower Planet

On her debut, the former Dirty Projectors bassist proves herself to be a vital force in contemporary experimental pop music.

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26 Aug 2015 // 2:20 AM

Mick Jenkins: Wave[s]

Mick Jenkins is a masterful technician, but Wave[s] lacks a vital push into the mainstream.

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Daniel Romano: If I’ve Only One Time Askin’

Country revivalist Daniel Romano furthers his career evolution square into countrypolitan territory with masterful results.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

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