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SirDrumsalot
December 12th 2013



1439 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

I would actually agree to that. There are prog elements, but not full on prog.

But I would also say they aren't full on metalcore, or full on djent...even though I hate subgenre's. They are a mix of a lot of stuff.

Cipieron
December 12th 2013



3508 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

nobody move. there's an actual conversation with rational thoughts and observations going on in a Periphery thread. don't scare it away

MeatSalad
December 12th 2013



14190 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

damn i better shitpost quick before it gets out of hand

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SnailTRAIL
December 12th 2013



903 Comments


shitpost

TheMoreira
December 12th 2013



6891 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I agree with SirDrumsalot. If we are throwing tags around, they're not full anything, they're just a really techy metal band with lots of djent, and some metalcore and prog.

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SitarHero
December 12th 2013



4602 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Isn't tech-metal a subset of prog?

TheMoreira
December 12th 2013



6891 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Well yeah right, i guess i was telling prog and tech apart. Hey honestly, i really feel like Periphery are tech/prog wtv for the most part. Not the prog one might be used to call prog, but they still fit under the tag for numerous reasons so yeah.

SitarHero
December 12th 2013



4602 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think that songs like Racecar are quite clearly prog. Kofiiing's definition is pretty spot-on and Periphery falls into it even quite comfortably.

TheMoreira
December 13th 2013



6891 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Agreed, yes

Emyay
December 13th 2013



5781 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

yeah i agree they are kinda prog. back when periphery were first getting popular with the kiddies i had this one kid tell me "have you heard any prog? i don't know if you know what that is but this band periphery is one of the best" thats the kind of attitude that makes people who don't like this band, hate this band.

SnakeDelilah
December 20th 2013



5405 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

It's a shame that we no longer have any contributors with the name Jake anymore. :[

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Koffiiing
December 20th 2013



1047 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

okay

SitarHero
December 21st 2013



4602 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Speaking of Jake, I just found out that Jake Bowen is John Petrucci's nephew. WTF, universe...

Koffiiing
December 21st 2013



1047 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yeah when i found that out i was pretty mindblown too
crazy connections

Drummerboy123
December 21st 2013



2312 Comments


"Speaking of Jake, I just found out that Jake Bowen is John Petrucci's nephew. WTF, universe..."

And you wonder how they managed to tour with Dream Theater last year. Connections bro, it'll get ya far.

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SitarHero
December 21st 2013



4602 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Well I'm sure the tour had less to do with familial relationships. But JP's guest solo though...

bloc
December 21st 2013



34675 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Hauch's guest solo in Mile Zero is EASILY the best

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Futures
December 21st 2013



7859 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Agreed

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KILL
December 21st 2013



70586 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

hard

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SitarHero
December 21st 2013



4602 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It's good, but I honestly prefer Misha's solo on Luck as a Constant. Dem slides...




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