Tag: Plini

Review: “En Vivo” by Mestis

“I’ve always wanted to create a style of music that focused on being emotionally exploitative and technically sound, yet simple enough for the average music listener to appreciate. Another influence was using the eight string guitar in a form that is unconventional to the ‘trends’ or independent of characteristics that are found in music styles/genres

Review: “Chrysalis” by Alogon

The Koine Greek word ἄλογον (álogon, meaning inexplicable, irrational), is where Genova, Italian Progressive Metallers Andrea Olivieri (Vocals), Jack Repetti (Bass & Synthesizer), Damiano Logozzo (Guitar) and Francesco Schenone (Drums) found the name for their band. Citing influences in the likes of TesseracT, Devin Townsend and Monuments, the quartet have been writing music together since 2016, releasing

Review: “Blood Moon” EP by Manalyth

Tustin in Orange County California is where you’ll find Multi Instrumentalist (Guitars, Bass, Drums, Synths and Piano) Brodee McLaren and vocalist Brandon Craven on most days if the week. The duo create Progressive Deathcore and are label free because let’s face it, in the internet age, as they put it, who needs one? They’ve hooked

Review: “Reset” EP by Navian

An instrumental trio from Oslo Norway, Martin, Ola and Alex are inspired by the likes of Animals As Leaders and Covet to create their own Technical Melodies and hooks for Navian. Oh and they love Nintendo. If that wasn’t obvious from the title of opening track “Multiplayer” then it should be obvious from the funky bright

Review: “Ruminant” by Lapsarian

Recorded at Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, Virginia with Blaine Misner handling Production, Engineering and Mixing and Patrick Hills handling the Mastered at Earthtone Studios, Washington, D.C. based four piece Lapsarian completed work on their debut EP “Ruminant” before issuing this stark warning; “This is just the beginning: fans of adventurous heaviness should expect

Documentary: Periphery Guitar Lesson!

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

Playthrough: “Follow Your Ghost” from Periphery!

Filmed on their recent North American Tour in “behind the kit” style, here’s  Periphery drummer Matt Halpern playing “Follow Your Ghost”. The second playthrough this week, the original appears on “Hail Stan”, the Progressive DJentlemen’s first foray into independence. Having recorded the bass tracks for the album despite stepping away officially, it will be interesting to

Playthrough: “Chvrch Bvrner” from Periphery!

DJentlemen Periphery will in town in November with Plini and Astronoid and hopefully drummer Matt Halpern will be as happy with his performance of “Chvrch Bvrner” as he is with this live drum playthrough! The shows of course come in support of the pioneers first foray into independence, creating 3DOT Recordings and putting the album

NEWS: Periphery burn churches?

Progressive Tech-Metal pioneers Periphery will come for tour upon our shores in November with Plini and Astronoid in tow. The shows are in support of their new album “Hail Stan” so they’ve given “Chvrch Bvrner”, the full music video treatment and as you might expect, it’s just a little bit weird.

Playthrough: “It’s Only Smiles” by Periphery!

When you’ve got a trio of guitarists in your band, who decides which player plays which part to make up the sound of the song? Periphery have chosen Matt Holcomb to record this playthrough of “It’s Only Smiles” from the comfort of a sofa which no doubt has been a practice space for a while.