Periphery Announce 2017 Return Down Under

Progressive metal favourites Periphery are set to make their triumphant return to Australian shores next February. The six-piece outfit will be supporting their new album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty. Periphery’s inimitable combination of rhythmic flexibility, mind-bending time signatures, and a three-guitar wall of noise unlike anything in heavy music, has...

Florence + The Machine Goes Heavy Metal

It’s been very quiet on the Florence + The Machine front lately while the powerfully-lunged British songstress continues her music sabbatical, but things are about to get loud. Very loud indeed. A tribute album consisting entirely of metal covers of Florence + The Machine songs is on the way. And...

Periphery And Animals As Leaders

There’s nothing quite like getting packed into a sold out venue on a 30 degree day in Melbourne. Such was the case for the Animals As Leaders and Periphery show, as each band embarked on the last leg of their double-bill tour Down Under before heading home to Washington. Fronted...

Aussie Band Gets $52k In Crowdfuding, Releases Insane Music Video

Melbourne’s Twelve Foot Ninja have revealed the results of their record-breaking crowdfunding project to create a music video of ‘Hollywood blockbuster’ proportions. The prog-metal five-piece today premiered the long-awaited mini-movie for their single ‘Ain’t That A Bitch’, produced from over $50,000 raised from fan funding through a Pozible campaign launched last year....

Periphery

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. Jake Bowen, guitarist for the band answered...

New Record Report: Pharrell Williams, Calling All Cars, Breton, & More

Every day we’re faced with an onslaught of album announcements so we thought we’d start sharing the soon-to-be-released love by putting together a list of the most notable and exciting album announcements on a weekly basis. Calling All Cars Raise The People The Melbourne rock trio Calling All Cars have...

Periphery Australian Tour 2014 Announced

The Periphery Australian Tour 2014 has been announced, with the Bethesda, Maryland band returning Down Under with special guests Animals As Leaders. Periphery has defied the boundaries of conventionality, bringing new life to the metal scene with their powerful brand of djent. Their meteoric rise to the upper echelon of...

Soundwave Festival 2013 Lineup Announced, Metallica Headline

The Soundwave Festival 2013 lineup may have already had more leaks than a sinking ship, many of them from the festival’s own boss and serial tweeter AJ Maddah; but that hasn’t stunted anticipation for Australia’s leading hard and heavy rock festival. We already knew that Californian punks THE OFFSPRING and...

Periphery II

Periphery’s self-titled 2010 release was the talk of the metal community for months and months, even those who weren’t too fussed on its progressive grooves still gave it a listen and fell in love. 2012 is going to be much the same with the release of Periphery II, packed full of...

Periphery

As our Earth hurtles through space and time, rotating and orbiting around the sun, Periphery have just completed a tour with childhood heroes Dream Theater and are set to unleash their sophomore album this month. With the Maryland group headed to the UK for the Download Festival and then back...

Neurosis Tour, New Tunes From Meshuggah, Marilyn Manson, Periphery, and more!

So Whitney Houston met her end at the hands of too much o’ the good-bad stuff, some Xanax and a sinister bathtub, and while I won’t pretend to be a fan for the sake of… I dunno, carrying on like she was a dear friend of mine who passed away...