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Lamenting Along with Iron Maiden

My latest for Think Christian... Few bands have the legacy and longevity of Iron Maiden. Forty years and 16 studio albums in, the British sextet continues to prove that they’re one of the most hard-working and ambitious heavy metal acts around. And nothing shouts ambitious like a double-disc album. As such, The Book of Souls stands out in Iron Maiden's catalogue as a formal departure from their trademark, punchy bursts of metal. The prog aesthetic that used to punctuate their records now defines them, and the sound they began to develop on Brave New World feels like it's reached its logical culmination. As far as these elements are concerned, the recording sounds great. Continue reading... Photo By Moshville Times via