Rearview: The Week in Review (10/25/08-10/31/08)

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Prepare yourself for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Rock Band

Here's a user-friendly guide to all the great content you may have missed this week while you were busy practicing singing along to all your favorite Beatles' tunes in anticipation of the just-announced Beatles version of the popular Rock Band video game...

Tonight, the dead things come out, but that doesn't mean we don't have a bunch of live reviews for you. We saw, and reported on, shows from Wovenhand, Ray LaMontagne, Diplo and Experience Hendrix. Hey, that last one is sort of like the living dead...

Nothing screams Halloween like a bunch of killers, so it's appropriate that we brought news of tour dates from the Killers and other great bands to you.

We got all reminiscent about Rudy Ray Moore when we heard he was dead, at age 81.

It was a good week for local acts, as 3Oh!3 hit a sales milestone, Ichiban charted on CMJ and blogger Heather Browne was namechecked by Nick Hornby.

The legend of Magic Cyclops spread a little further, when a Cyclops shirt made an appearance in a Centro-Matic video.

We asked the questions, and Saúl Hernández of Jaguares had the answers.

The Hot IQs have delayed the release party for their new 7", so put your overheated brain on a back burner for a while.

You know what hasn't been delayed? The Nuggets' home opener. What does that have to do with music? They have Montell Jordan and Q Da Kid as musical guests.

When local bands go out on the road, do you ever wonder what they're up to? Well, rejoice over this Chain Gang of 1974 tour video, then. Hint: they don't miss us as much as we miss them.

Do you miss Vaux like we miss Vaux? Maybe this news that half of what was once Vaux will join Melissa Auf Der mar on tour.

We've got the details on venerable jazz venue El Chapultapec's new direction.

Our regular columnists brought you your weekly dose of their awesome selves. The Friday Rap Up has the details of Ice Cube's latest acting venture and other hip-hop news. Meanwhile, the Mile High Makeout weighs in on the value of maintaining your focus, for at least one night.

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