Periphery: Periphery II-2012.

Periphery is an American progressive metal band formed in Washington, D.C. in 2005. Their musical style has been described as progressive metal,[1][2]djent,[2] and progressive metalcore.[3] They are considered one of the pioneers of the djent movement within progressive metal. They have also received a Grammy nomination.[4] The band consists of vocalist Spencer Sotelo, guitarists Misha Mansoor, Mark Holcomb, Jake Bowen, and drummer Matt Halpern.

Since their self-titled debut, the band has released an additional five albums: Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, the double album Juggernaut: Alpha and OmegaPeriphery III: Select Difficulty and Periphery IV: Hail Stan. They’ve also released two EPs: Icarus EP and Clear. All Periphery material is self-produced by the members of the band.

Discography:

Periphery discography
Studio albums6
Music videos10
EPs2
Singles16

Studio albums

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US
[68]
US
Indie

[69]
AUS
[70]
AUT
[71]
FIN
[72]
GER
[73]
JPN
[74]
UK
[75]
2010PeripheryReleased: April 20, 2010Label: SumerianRoadrunner128187890200
2012Periphery II: This Time It’s PersonalReleased: July 3, 2012Label: Sumerian, Century Media44646304632132115
2015Juggernaut: AlphaReleased: January 27, 2015Label: Sumerian, Century Media22322498311143
Juggernaut: OmegaReleased: January 27, 2015Label: Sumerian, Century Media254254811945
2016Periphery III: Select DifficultyReleased: July 22, 2016Label: Sumerian, Century Media222842223910257
2019Periphery IV: Hail StanReleased: April 5, 2019Label: 3DOT Recordings64121
[76]
4839
[77]
3623

EPs

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US
[68]
US
Indie.

[69]
AUS
[70]
JPN
[74]
2011Icarus EPReleased: April 19, 2011Label: Sumerian
2014ClearReleased: January 28, 2014Label: Sumerian, Century Media621037134
“—” denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles

  • “Icarus Lives!” (April 23, 2010)
  • “Jetpacks Was Yes!” (January 21, 2011)
  • “Passenger” (February 21, 2012)
  • “Make Total Destroy” (June 5, 2012)
  • “Scarlet” (February 20, 2013)
  • “Ragnarok” (October 3, 2013)
  • “The Scourge” (November 21, 2014)
  • “The Bad Thing” (December 4, 2014)
  • “22 Faces” (December 16, 2014)
  • “Graveless” (December 31, 2014)
  • “Alpha” (January 5, 2015)
  • “The Price Is Wrong” (May 25, 2016)
  • “Flatline” (June 24, 2016)
  • “Marigold” (July 8, 2016)
  • “Blood Eagle” (February 6, 2019)
  • “Garden in the Bones” (March 1, 2019)

Other appearances

  • “One” (Metallica cover) – Appears on Homefront: Songs for the Resistance soundtrack album
  • “Only If for a Night” (Florence + The Machine cover) – Appears on Florence + The Sphinx: Sumerian Ceremonials – A Tribute to Florence + The Machine

Music videos

TitleYearDirectorAlbum
“Icarus Lives!”2010Ian McFarland & Mike PecciPeriphery
“Jetpacks Was Yes!”2011Eric Haviv, Richard Webb & Brandon MorrisIcarus EP
“Make Total Destroy”2012Wes RichardsonPeriphery II: This Time It’s Personal
“Scarlet”2013Wes Richardson
“Ragnarok”Jeff Holcomb
“Alpha”2015Wes RichardsonJuggernaut: Alpha
“The Bad Thing”Jeff HolcombJuggernaut: Omega
“Marigold”2016Wes RichardsonPeriphery III: Select Difficulty
“Blood Eagle”2019Jeremy Danger & Travis ShinnPeriphery IV: Hail Stan
“Chvrch Bvrner”Justin Reich

Members:

Current members

  • Misha “Bulb” Mansoor – guitar, programming, synthesizers, orchestration (2005–present); drums (2005)
  • Jake Bowen – guitar, programming (2007–present); backing vocals (2012–present)
  • Matt Halpern – drums (2009–present)
  • Spencer Sotelo – lead vocals (2010–present)
  • Mark Holcomb – guitar (2011–present)

Former members

  • Anthony Marshall – guitar (2005)
  • Jason S. Berlin – drums (2005)
  • Jake Veredika (sometimes credited as Jacob Tull) – lead vocals (2005–2007)
  • Casey Sabol – lead vocals (2007–2008)
  • Travis Orbin – drums (2005–2009)
  • Chris Barretto – lead vocals (2008–2010)
  • Alex Bois – guitar, backing vocals (2005–2011)
  • Tom Murphy – bass, backing vocals (2005–2011)
  • Adam “Nolly” Getgood – bass, guitar (2012–2017)[67]

Touring musicians

  • John Browne – guitar (2011)
  • Jeff Holcomb – bass (2011–2012)
  • JP Bouvet – drums (2017)

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