Tag: Periphery

Review: “Before” by Obsidian

Labeling themselves as a Progressive Metalcore act that “embraces many influences, from post-hardcore to ambient, DJent or progressive scenes and merges them into one defined style“, Nantes France quartet Obsidian (meaning a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization) recorded and mixed their debut album “Before”  at Brown Bear

Review: “Circadian” by Intervals

When it comes to Instrumental Progressive Metal, there are a number of artists who are considered pioneers in the genre. One of those is Intervals, founded in Ontario Canada in 2011 by guitarist Aaron Marshall, a musician known for his ability to create infectious melodies and engaging compositions. The latest incarnation of his band sees

Review: “Self Titled” by Acts of Tragedy

Sardinian Metallic Hardcore quintet Acts of Tragedy have been in the game since their summer 2013 debut EP “Cursed Words” while 2016’s full length “Left with Nothing” opened the doors for them to share stages with Testament, Jinjer and Destrage. It may have been four long years since then, but vocalist Andrea Orrù, guitarists Paolo

Bootleg: “Marigold” from Periphery!

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

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #25 from Sepultura!

It’s that time of the fortnight again and as the “Quadra” interview series reaches episode #25, Sepultura have been joined by some interesting guests. First up, they chat with artist Derek Hess, known for his poster work for the likes of Deftones and Clutch as well as album covers for Unearth, Converge and Sepultura themselves.

NEWS: Architects premier new single “Animals”!

“We’re just a bunch of f***ing animals, But we’re afraid of the outcome, Don’t cry to me because the fiction that we’re living in, Says I should pull the pin” Brighton Progressive Metalcore heroes Architects have answered the question of when they might return with a new single entitled “Animals“. There are a couple of

Review: “Sublimation(s)” by Oria

“‘Sublimation’ is a word that bears two distinct meanings. In chemistry, it is the transition of a solid object directly to its gas phase while in Psychology it is a type of defense mechanism where the negative instincts and impulses are channeled into something positive and creative. Both meanings relate in some way to what

Documentary: The Making of “Juggernaut” from Periphery!

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.