Tag: Periphery

Matt Halpern of Periphery

Matt Halpern of Periphery

“…the name itself hopefully let’s people know that despite the seriousness of the level of hard work we put into the record and I guess in some ways how serious the music sounds, we as people in the band we do not take ourselves seriously whatsoever, we’re a bunch of goofballs and we definitely want that to come through despite […]

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Mark Holcomb of Periphery

Mark Holcomb of Periphery

“…we’ve always had a superb comradery as far as touring and hanging out, we’ve never been a band to go at each other’s throats just from being around each other, but being creative especially as every single band member is a song writer which we are and we all contribute greatly, being creative in a group environment can be pretty […]

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PERIPHERY: Periphery III: Select Difficulty Australia, February 2017

PERIPHERY: Periphery III: Select Difficulty Australia, February 2017

Six piece progressive metal juggernaut, Periphery will be returning to Australia next February in support of their new album Periphery III: Select Difficulty which is released today! Representing the vanguard of addictive, chaotic, challenging and cathartically inviting heavy music for the modern era, Periphery’s triple-guitar attack and rhythmic dexterity has won them a dedicated fanbase that encompasses subcultures ranging from […]

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PERIPHERY return with new album ‘PERIPHERY III: SELECT DIFFICULTY’

Periphery, the D.C.-based prog innovators, will return with their new album Periphery III: Select Difficulty on July 22nd. Periphery’s most recent releases, the Juggernaut albums (Alpha and Omega), debuted at #15 and #16 on Billboard’s Top Album chart and #22 and #25 on the ARIA chart.  The conceptual releases were hailed by outlets for their modern take on prog; Rolling […]

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Devin Townsend Project + Periphery Australian Tour announced!

Devin Townsend Project + Periphery Australian Tour announced!

DEVIN TOWNSEND is one of the most prodigious and prolific contemporary talents in the metal world, along with being one of the most admired and celebrated. For almost 20 years, DEVIN TOWNSEND has amazed, beguiled and occasionally baffled all comers in numerous incarnations spanning the extreme noise metal of Strapping Young Lad to the intricate melodies of Ocean Machine; Devin […]

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Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood of Periphery

Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood of Periphery

“So as a whole it’s something that we can all listen to and enjoy each other’s musical contributions to the album which is something that only seems to have added colour and variety and richness to the sound in my opinion anyway, so it’s something we’re all very proud of…” We at MTRBWY have had the chance to speak to […]

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PERIPHERY to unleash dual ‘JUGGERNAUTS’ this January

PERIPHERY to unleash dual ‘JUGGERNAUTS’ this January

D.C. based prog outfit Periphery are set to release dual albums Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, on January 23rd via Roadrunner Records Australia “Given the nature and complexity of the Juggernaut story, we’ve actually done something different and exciting in regards to the release,” explains drummer Matt Halpern. “Juggernaut is a story that is told through our music, and we […]

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Twelve Foot Ninja Reveal Crowd-Funded (NSFW) Video

Twelve Foot Ninja Reveal Crowd-Funded (NSFW) Video

Twelve Foot Ninja has premiered the long-awaited music video for the song Ain’t That A Bitch. With the promise to create an action-packed and gory tale of retribution against an internet troll, the Australian group turned to fans in an effort to crowd fund over $45,000 for the making of the video. As a result, Twelve Foot Ninja broke a world […]

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PERIPHERY to release ‘CLEAR’ on January 24, 2014

PERIPHERY to release ‘CLEAR’ on January 24, 2014

Periphery represents the vanguard of addictive, chaotic, challenging and cathartically inviting heavy music for the modern era. Their triple-guitar attack and rhythmic dexterity has won them devoted adherents across underground subcultures, regardless of whether those fans were weaned on the passion-fuelled sounds of progressive rock from bands like Dream Theater or Rush or modern avant-garde rock bands like Deftones. The new experimental recording, Clear, represents […]

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Adam “Nolly” Getgood of Periphery

Adam “Nolly” Getgood of Periphery

“… we’ll be getting to play the songs we’ve never played in Australia before, in fact there’s a few songs on the current tour we’re on that we’ve never played before and it will only be the second time we’ve ever played these songs on a set list, so we’re really looking forward to that.” From tour release: Periphery has […]

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PERIPHERY and ANIMALS AS LEADERS Australian tour announced

PERIPHERY and ANIMALS AS LEADERS Australian tour announced

Periphery has defied the boundaries of conventionality, bringing new life to the metal scene. Their meteoric rise to the upper echelon of the metal world will be in full display when they return to Australia in January/February 2014 joined by Animals As Leaders. Periphery push the envelope with an innovative brand of engagingly complex metal. The band’s latest offering, Periphery […]

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Twelve Foot Ninja Kills & Eats Internet Troll

Twelve Foot Ninja Kills & Eats Internet Troll

TWELVE FOOT NINJA KILLS & EATS INTERNET TROLL BREAKING: Twelve Foot Ninja respond to an internet troll with dismemberment and cannibalism. It’s a tale of delicious retribution dealt out in the name of those who’ve experienced the cowardly blows of the infamous ‘keyboard warrior’. If successful, it will break the record for Australia’s most ambitious music industry crowd funding campaign! […]

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Spencer Sotelo and Mark Holcomb of Periphery

Spencer Sotelo and Mark Holcomb of Periphery

“There’s one word that I can say is what we aim for, and I always aim for our set as a whole, collectively to be sort of a spectacle. I want it to look like one massive unit, I want it to look like a spectacle and sound like a machine and want us to all look the same way, […]

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Periphery + Crossfaith Sidewaves announced!

Periphery + Crossfaith Sidewaves announced!

In just a few short years, PERIPHERY have blazed a trail of originality that has sent a shockwave throughout the metal world. Exploring the complex uncharacteristic rhythms and technical precision of math rock with the brutality of progressive metal, PERIPHERY have defied the boundaries of conventionality. Breathing life into the metal scene, Absolutepunk.net proclaims “From beginning to end, Periphery’s self-titled […]

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Twelve Foot Ninja

Twelve Foot Ninja

Melbourne’s Twelve Foot Ninja are not a band to do things by halves.  In the lead up to the release of their debut album Silent Machine the band have embarked on a campaign they refer Project 12 – where 1 digital track, along with a digital comic has been, and will be released, each week, up until their album release […]

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Spencer Sotelo of Periphery

Spencer Sotelo of Periphery

“I would say that it’s an album that still has that true Periphery sound, but it’s got more than that now, it’s not just one person writing the music anymore, it’s everybody as a whole, there are so many different aspects of input going in to this album.” With their debut album in 2010 and EP already under their belt […]

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Periphery announce new album and track listing

Periphery announce new album and track listing

PERIPHERY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM & OFFICIAL TRACK LISTING Combing the complex atypical rhythms and technical precision of math rock with the sensational brutality of progressive metal, PERIPHERY have redefined the boundaries of progressive music. PERIPHERY’s much anticipated new album, Periphery II, is set for release on June 29 through Roadrunner Records Australia.. Periphery II features guest solos from Guthrie Govan […]

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