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Periphery – O2 Ritz Manchester – 14th November 2019

Periphery

Periphery are, what I would call, a snowball band. Let me explain, formed in 2005 they have got bigger and bigger until one day they bowled me over (imagine arms and legs flailing as a giant ball of snow rolls down a hill). Joking aside, I first heard Periphery on …

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Destrage Announces European Tour Next Spring

DESTRAGE announces European tour in support of PERIPHERY and THE CONTORTIONIST next spring! You can try to put DESTRAGE in a box but you will never succeed. Words such as “progressive”, “cinematic”, “mathcore”, “technical” and “groove-laden”, could be thrown at them, but really the only one you need is DESTRAGE, for they are …

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PERIPHERY – launch video clip for ‘Marigold’

PERIPHERY, are set to release their fifth album, ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’, on July 22 via Century Media Records. The band has launched an amazing video clip for the track ‘Marigold’, which was directed by Wes Richardson, who previously did the videos for ‘Scarlet’ and ‘Alpha’. If you preorder a digital version …

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Download Festival 2016: Sunday 12th June

Battered, muddy, tired and weary, but the Download faithful are still up and about for the final day early. And guess what? Despite not being forecast until the evening, the rain starts before the bands. Joy of joys. That said, there’s a little group on the Dogtooth stage called The …

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PERIPHERY – stream new song ‘The Price Is Wrong’

PERIPHERY have shared a first track from their 11-song album ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’ which is out July 22 via Century Media Records. Check out the song ‘The Price is Wrong’ below: “It’s like handing somebody a grenade,” guitar player Jake Bowen says of the song, which serves as the album opener. “It’s so in-your-face …

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Periphery – Koko – London – 19/11/15

It’s a freezing cold afternoon in November which reflects the darkness falling across the metal community currently with the horrific tragedy and loss, with recent events weighing heavily on our hearts.  I know a lot of us are still anxious about going to gigs and I applaud the venue staff …

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Periphery – Juggernaut: Alpha & Omega [2 album set]

Periphery - Juggernaut Omega album cover art

This band’s fans, humorously dubbed Peripherals, are going to adore this set by Washington, D.C’s Periphery. Titled Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, the dual-disc ‘concept album’ set serves to redefine the band for anno 2015. Seventeen songs of djenty, modern progressive metal glory will tickle the earholes of an eager …

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PERIPHERY launch new song ‘ALPHA’

PERIPHERY hailing from Washington, DC have just launched ‘Alpha’, the title track from the band’s forthcoming release ‘Juggernaut: Alpha’ which is simultaneously released with ‘Juggernaut: Omega’: “’Alpha’ is the title track from the first ‘Juggernaut’ album and I’m particularly proud of how this one turned out,” explained guitar player Jake Bowen. “I …

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PERIPHERY reveal artwork and track listing for forthcoming albums, ‘Juggernaut: Alpha’, and ‘Juggernaut: Omega’,

PERIPHERY have unveiled the artwork and track listing for their forthcoming albums, ‘Juggernaut: Alpha’ and ‘Juggernaut: Omega’ that will be released outside of North America, Australia/NZ and Japan via Century Media Records on January 26th, 2015. The album artwork reflects the story behind the ‘Juggernaut’ releases, a tale of birth …

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PERIPHERY announce dual album and reveal touring plans for 2015

PERIPHERY, the D.C. based prog outfit whose music Rolling Stone (US) described as “instrumentally vigorous” and whose members have graced the covers of Guitar World and Modern Drummer, release dual albums “Juggernaut: Alpha” and “Juggernaut: Omega”. “Juggernaut” will be out outside of North America, Australia/NZ and Japan via Century Media …

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WOVENWAR set to tour US with Periphery and Nothing More

Wovenwar will be embarking on their next North American tour in January of 2015. The band will be supporting Periphery, along with Nothing More, and Thank You Scientist. The tour is scheduled to begin on Jan. 10, kicking off a five-week North American tour at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, N.C. …

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Animals As Leaders – The Joy of Motion

The Joy of Motion is the third album by instrumental progressive metal group Animals As Leaders, released through Sumerian Records. This 12-song release seems like a quirky collection of hundreds of freely associated aural ideas, abruptly or tangentially assembled. First the ideas congeal in to riffs, then verses, then “heads” …

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Periphery – Clear

.@planetmosh reviews the new release by .@PeripheryBand. They’re not ones for keeping things simple, Periphery. This new release, Clear, which should not be considered an EP but not considered a full album either, is released on Monday via Sumerian Records. Produced by Top Secret Audio and Taylor Larsen, the half-hour record is …

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Pelgrim, An interview with one of The Netherland’s brightest new bands

Pelgrim is a 5 headed band from Tilburg (Netherlands). They are growing fast and only with less than 2 years in existence, are making big progress. With a  mix of styles like prog, djent and hardcore, they bring forth a good example of the younger metal scene in the Netherlands. …

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Between The Buried And Me/Periphery + The Safety Fire – Manchester Academy, 5th October 2012

Both the evolution and diversity of progressive metal is displayed in full effect at the Manchester Academy tonight. The rise of “djent” cannot be understated since one of tonight’s co-headliners first rose to prominence, themselves the product of more traditional progressive metal combined with an unmistakeable Meshuggah influence, opening the …

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MONUMENTS – “Gnosis”

If you think back to bands such as SixTh then this genre of ultra tech/ djent has been around for some time, however, with bands such as TesseracT, Periphery and Meshuggah perhaps bringing it more to the public eye and out of the groove Metal shadows, it can be no …

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