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Maryland progressive metallers Periphery have issued the following announcement about offering music lessons while on their upcoming tour:
"Hey Everyone... We are offering music lessons (guitar, bass, drums, and saxophone) on tour this summer... We are going to be teaching in each city, at each venue before the shows! If you're interested in lessons, just message our drummer Matt Halpern here. Let Matt know what kind of lesson you would like to sign up for, (instrument and what you would like to learn) and your location, and we'll see what's up! Thanks! - periphery"
Periphery's currently confirmed tour dates are as follows: More...
Maryland progressive metal band, Periphery, has posted an audio clip from their upcoming album on their MySpace page. The clip is of a song entitled, "Letter Experiment." The vocals were produced and mixed by Casey Sabol, who previously sang for the band.
Maryland progressive metal band, Periphery, has posted a cover of Michael Jackson's "Black or White" in tribute to his death on their MySpace page.
Periphery will be touring with DevilDriver, Emmure, Despised Icon, Veil of Maya, For The Fallen Dreams, Oceano, and Thy Will Be Done on the Thrash and burn Tour. More...
The second annual THRASH & BURN TOUR will be headlined by California metallers DevilDriver, with direct support from New England hardcore outfit Emmure. The North American tour kicks off July 24 in San Diego. The full list of tour dates can be found below. The THRASH & BURN TOUR 2009 will be offering a very special presale starting early next week.
Check out MetalInjection.net for a brand-new THRASH & BURN tour video produced by DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara.
The THRASH & BURN TOUR 2009 showcases a diverse mix of underground metal bands and features many of today’s heaviest hitters and up-and-comers including Despised Icon, MyChildren MyBride, Veil of Maya, For the Fallen Dreams, Oceano, Periphery, and Thy Will Be Done. Several stops on the tour will see the addition of a special guest band, for a total of 10 national acts each night.
DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara commented on the upcoming tour and his band’s headlining slot: “The time could not be better for DEVILDRIVER and THRASH & BURN to come together to support the UNDERGROUND! We are elated to bring our first full headlining tour of major markets and combine it with THRASH & BURN’s pick of new, up and coming, heavy bands. Affordable tickets, combined a full package of amazing bands with a wide range of different styles and sounds, will make for an insanely killer time for those who come out to the shows. Raise your glasses; this will be a tour to remember! Hail.”
Here are the latest THRASH & BURN 2009 tour dates, with more to be announced:
July 24 – San Diego, CA – Soma
July 25 – West Hollywood, CA – House of Blues
July 26 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
July 27 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
July 29 – Odessa, TX – Dos Amigos
July 30 – San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
July 31 – Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
August 1 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
August 2 – Houston, TX – Java Jazz
August 4 – Jacksonville, FL – Plush
August 5 – St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre
August 6 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
August 7 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
August 8 – Allentown, PA – Crocodile Rock
August 9 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar
August 12 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
August 13 – Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall
August 14 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
August 15 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
August 16 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda
August 18 – Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s
August 19 – Toledo, OH – Headliners
August 20 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
August 21 – Mokena, IL – The Pearl Room
August 22 – Detroit, MI – Harpo’s Concert Theatre
August 23 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
August 28 – Salt Lake City, UT – Club Vegas
Maryland progressive metal band, Periphery, has posted an update video from the studio on youtube. The band describes the video, "Second Periphery update, get familiar with all sides of Periphery guitarist Alex Bois among other things! Meet Xander as well!" More...
The 2009 Thrash and Burn Tour will be running from July 24th to August 30th with Devildriver as the headlining band. Other confirmed bands for the tour include Despised Icon, My Children My Bride, Veil of Maya, Emmure, For the Fallen Dreams, Oceano, Red River Revival, and Periphery. The official listing of dates and cities during the tour has not yet been announced.
Periphery has posted an update video from the studio on youtube. The band comments on the recording process:
“Hey guys, we be working hard here in the studio aka my apt makin good progress! We are currently working on guitars and bass for the 12 tracks that will be on the album! So here is an update to show that we are working hard (but not too hard of course/unfortunately haha)” More...
Maryland progressive metal band, Periphery, has issued the following message welcoming their new drummer, Matt Halpern:
"We have found our drummer for good and now our lineup is now compreet! His name is Matt Halpern (formerly of the amazing Animals As Leaders) and yes he was the drummer who was filling in for us recently. When we jammed with him, everything meshed and felt just right like fleshjustice in a meatwrut, in a way that had never been felt befoooooh. He really took things to the next level for us both drumming wise and getting to know our bodieswise. And so we asked him if he would be interested in joining. When he said no, we beat him up until he said yes. Now we have a full time drummer, and Matt's mouth doesnt need to taste like alex's farts anymore!"
Periphery will be releasing their debut album this summer.
Maryland progressive metallers, Periphery, have posted a new song entitled "The Walk" on their MySpace page. The song features their new singer, Christopher Barretto, on vocals. The song was released previously with Periphery's original singer, Jake Veredika.
Maryland technical metal band, Periphery, have announced their first shows with new singer Christopher Barretto.
The dates are as follows:
03/14 - KC’s - Fredricksburg, Virginia
03/21 - SONAR - Baltimore, Maryland - w/Darkest Hour and more
The band previously posted a new demo, "Light," with the new singer on their MySpace page.
DC area's progressive metallers, Periphery, have issued the following update on their MySpace page regarding the addition of a singer:
"We finally found a singer! His name is Chris Barretto and he also fronts the awesome NJ based metal band Lamps Burning. We would like to take this time to extend our deepest heartfelt thanks to Lamps for allowing him to take this awesome journey with us! And his vocal chord talents make us all strangely moist and happy where the pampers is!" More...
Maryland's progressive metal band, Periphery, have issued the following update:
"Hey guys, we have a video of us playing 'All New Material' from our last tour, and we have way more coming up, so consider this a little taster of what is to come! The video is on our MySpace page and you can also just watch it here." More...
Periphery have announced the following update to their fall tour dates with THIS TIME IT'S WAR:
09/21 - Sandusky, Ohio
09/22 - Southgate, Michigan
09/23 - Ft. Wayne, Indiana
09/24 - Chicago, Illinois
09/25 - Springfield, Illinois
09/26 - Terre Haute, Illinois
09/27 - Trenton, Ohio
09/28 - Columbus, Ohio
09/29 - Wheeling, West Virginia
09/30 - Ithica, New York
10/01 - Philthadelphia, Pennsylvania
10/02 - Frederick, Maryland
10/03 - Clifton, New Jersey
Alexander Bois, guitarist of the Maryland based progressive technical metallers, Periphery, issues the following update on their MySpace page:
"So were hitting the road instrumentally (unless our dream front-man comes along shortly!) in September with our friends in This Time its War! (Our TOP friend!)"
"We couldn't be more excited to share the stage with them each and every night! Please check out their song '1134' its my personal favorite." More...
Maryland based progressive metal band, Periphery, have issued the following update regarding their new album and the loss of their singer on their MySpace page:
"We have some good and bad news for all of you, first the good news: "
"WE ARE RECORDING AN ALBUM!!"
"We will be recording it ourselves and it will have 13 tracks which are (in no particular order):
Not Enough Mana
All New Materials
Ow my feelings
"We are aiming to have the album recorded by the end of the summer at the latest so that we can have a Fall or Winter 08 release! And we will be keeping you updated on the progress!" More...
Maryland metallers, Periphery, issue the following update on their MySpace page:
"Hello ladies and gentlemen,"
"We will be supporting A Life Once Lost and Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza on a small portion of their tour later this month, please come out and show everyone what the fuck is up with Periphery! Buy t-shirts so we can do more tours, OOOHRAH!"
"Please note that while we will be at the New England Metal Hardcore Festival we will not be performing, we will however be selling t-shirts and giving away free production advice! SO COME THE FUCK OUT AND HANG OUT WITH YOUR WANG OUT! (we do not want to see your wang)."
Maryland based metal band, Periphery, issue the following updates on their Myspace page:
"Sup dudes and dudettes!
As promised here is the explanation for all the wonderfully cryptic bulletins and mysterious happenings within the page:"
"I'm afraid we must bid farewell to Jake Veredika and welcome Casey Sabol as our new singer.
Jake left because of personal reasons but we are on good terms and he is still like a brother to me.
He requested that we don't use his lyrics and vocals on the songs and out of respect to him we agreed to do so.
We wish him luck in his future endeavors, and i know that whatever band he joins next is going to be lucky as hell to have him!" More...
Periphery have posted an update regarding a new song on their myspace page:
"We have a new song up for you guys to enjoy!
Its a complete revamping and rerecording of "next, please" which is good cuz a lot has changed with the song and this version has vocals as well! (you can find the lyrics on the page if you are interested hehe)"
Periphery have posted a new demo track entitled "Insomnia" on their Myspace page.
The song in its current state is without vocals. Check it out and feel free to leave them comments on their myspace.
Maryland based metal band Periphery have posted a new song on their Myspace page entitled "Icarus Lives."
Additionally Periphery have recruited drummer Travis Orbin to the line up. He is currently learning the songs and will be playing live shows shortly.