Returning after a short break for another episode of The Downbeat Podcast, Stray From The Path drummer Craig Reynolds talks to fellow sticksman Matt Halpern of those World-class DJentlemen Periphery. As both men have that something in common the chat orientates around the nitty gritty of things like playing annoying parts that guitarists think are
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As a band, getting an endorsement or the opportunity to put your name to a manufacturers gear is a milestone to be proud of. They wouldn’t be asking you if you’re not a big enough of a deal. So filmed at Magpie Cage Studios in Baltimore Maryland, Periphery drummer Matt Halpern has recorded a drum
You might not be able to get to a live show at the minute but a number of the finest Metal acts to grace the planet are releasing high quality live records, including Progressive Tech Metal Pioneers Periphery. You won’t have to wait long either, as the set captured almost a year before the release
While “Hail Stan” marks a first run at independence for everyone’s Progressive Metal pioneers Periphery, it wasn’t that long since “Juggernaut” ruled the roost. So the band have dropped a making of video cleverly titled “Juggerdoc“, that gives us all those Spiderman Killer Croc character vibes, directed and edited by Jeff Holcomb and Alex Wohleber.
Documenting the bands North American tours in 2019 and early 2020, here’s the first part of the “Hail Stan” tour documentary from DJentlemen Periphery. They’ve been unveiling the side project material with the Bulb archive series and King Mothership both kicking out the jams via the bands own label 3DOT Recordings. Just remember to Smoke
Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb visited the headquarters of Seymour Duncan in Santa Barbara California as he’s got his own signature pickup – the “Alpha/Omega” and his own signature “Dark Sun” pedal with them. While he was there, they captured this playthrough for “Sentient Glow” on the production floor, with the track appearing on the bands
Recorded during the “Hail Stan” tour in Dallas Texas, DJentlemen Periphery have premiered a live music video for “Follow Your Ghost“. Assisted in the creation by Ronnie Young who recorded and mixed the live audio and by Randy Edwards who shot and ended the video.
…with the help of Randy Edwards who shot and edited the footage, Periphery have recapped their North American tour with Plini and Arch Echo in some style. As good as some of these are from some bands, it’s nice to have one that is more than 60 seconds long. “Hail Stan” is out now, the
Guitarists Mark Holcomb and Jake Bowen got dragged kicking and screaming to the Alternative Press studios by director Bobby Makar to present an Oral History of Periphery, from “Periphery I” to “Hail Stan” in just 38 minutes. How is that even possible? The Progressive Metal icons cut more than a few corners but needs must.
How often is it that a guitarist like Mark Holcomb from Periphery would get a guitar lesson? And even if they wanted some critical assessment of their playing, who would they even go to? Well Reverb paired him up with Yvette Young of Covet so the duo could share some epic riff wizardry. Periphery will