Periphery New Album Stream
2012-06-27 by suppatime | 44 Comments
Periphery's new album is streaming on Soundcloud through Australia's The Music.com.au. The new album entitled "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal" will be released on June 29th in Australia and July 3rd in the U.S.
It can be heard here:
http://themusic.com.au/listen/all/periphery-two/
Tagged: Periphery

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MadMikeLove
June 28th 2012
653 Comments


this album kicks my ass. Just as expected. will probably be a 4 from me.

Evreaia
June 28th 2012
4045 Comments


Vocally a lot better then their debut (only on the fourth song right now) but musically it seems less interesting. :/

MO
June 28th 2012
18865 Comments


took 20 seconds to get to those vox, ugh i'm in for a long listen

cyLOL
June 28th 2012
50 Comments


I share Evreaia's sentiments. Listened earlier today and it's not an entirely rewarding listen.

mindleviticus
June 28th 2012
8292 Comments


listening now.... kind of disappointed

Ferrari333SP
June 28th 2012
4 Comments


This album slays. "Luck As A Constant" is fantastic; the solo at the end is incredible. The whole album is a feast for the ears.

mindleviticus
June 28th 2012
8292 Comments


It's pretty good, don't get me wrong, but I don't think it's going to beat out their debut

henryChinaski
June 28th 2012
2793 Comments


rules!

Digging: Empires - Orphan

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


I hate his cleans, but it's not too bad so far.

derekkp
June 28th 2012
141 Comments


Yeah this is pretty awesome. Half way in and I think it'll beat out their debut

nash1311
June 28th 2012
1754 Comments


I thought this was pretty poor. It's just all around boring. It isn't bad but it couldn't hold my attention. I gave it a 3 just cause of their talent but it's pretty average

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


The vocals in Ji are really making the song drag for me.

Edit*

The vocals are outright annoying me, I feel like skipping songs already.

JAXETA
June 28th 2012
782 Comments


sounds sick

Ferrari333SP
June 28th 2012
4 Comments


I happen to like his cleans, along with his growls. Epic cleans

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


For the most part he just belts out notes, regardless of melody or harmony or what the music is doing. He doesn't have very good hooks or really anything catchy, for someone to be singing so predominantly clean, it's just a repeat of the same limited high notes over and over.

He is no Rody Walker for sure.. As much as he thinks he has that range.

ChuckyTruant
June 28th 2012
15725 Comments


nah

Digging: Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime

ChuckyTruant
June 28th 2012
15725 Comments


Luck As a Constant is slick

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


He has a few decent ones for sure, but for the most part he just ruins it for me.

KILL
June 28th 2012
71957 Comments


shit

Digging: Exodus - Blood In, Blood Out

ChuckyTruant
June 28th 2012
15725 Comments


obviously you haven't heard the s/t eleventhsun

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


I have 1 song left on this record.

JWT155
June 28th 2012
9298 Comments


Album rules.

ChuckyTruant
June 28th 2012
15725 Comments


yeah im talking about the s/t man not this one

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


Sorry man, I misread that as "haven't heard this shit"

I have heard the self titled, I throw it on from time to time. The vocals are much worse on that then this one :p

ChuckyTruant
June 28th 2012
15725 Comments


yes they are lol. but idk Spencer is 4x as good as this so I just don't get how they are detracting now.

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


I've always had it out for this guy, since the first time I heard him sing haha.

I'm gonna probably see them live this summer, maybe he'll change my mind with less production!

Calc
June 28th 2012
12250 Comments


soooooo gooood another great year for music. new Rush, ETID, EAPZ, and now this

Digging: Milo - A Toothpaste Suburb

Salander
June 28th 2012
56 Comments


Can't hold my attention, album title is lame

JAV
June 28th 2012
1943 Comments


I was expecting more progression, especially after hearing Muramasa which is a great opener.
The rest is kind of hit or miss.


chug73
June 28th 2012
1155 Comments


Erised is great.

KILL
June 28th 2012
71957 Comments


fuck u

jasonslfl
June 28th 2012
97 Comments


Is it just me or did the vocals get worse? This is almost as bad as Heliocentric was for me.

Digging: From Indian Lakes - Absent Sounds

chug73
June 28th 2012
1155 Comments


periphery were always hell overrated
wanna fight kill?

Durrzo
June 28th 2012
1112 Comments


"Is it just me or did the vocals get worse?"

You and a few other crazy people. His improvement in all areas is really obvious, if you like his new singing style less it's understandable, but his growth as a vocalist is pretty much undeniable.

Anyway I love the album. Sputnik clearly despises Periphery but whatever.

Dummit
June 28th 2012
354 Comments


i think i would like this more if Rody from PTH just did the vocals instead.

i mean it sounds like Spencer is trying to sound like him in Scarlet.

its okay.

Forevermore
June 28th 2012
129 Comments


I've always loved Spencer's vocals, both growls and cleans. I've listened to this 4-5 times now all the way through, and unfortunately not much is standing out other than the two tracks they had already released. Hopefully I just need to listen to it more to get it into my head. At the moment it seems like there aren't enough solid tracks. Too many boring instrumental parts that don't need to be there. I really hope I'm wrong. Anyone hear about their 2nd album coming out this year, Juggernaut?

Durrzo
June 28th 2012
1112 Comments


Not any real details on it yet, just that it's a concept album and that Misha claims it's going to be quite dark.

MadMikeLove
June 28th 2012
653 Comments


Jesus guys, i thought people would eat this up. I've got 5 tracks left but so far i've only heard one kinda meh track: Ji. I thought spencer kicked some ass on this album, thought people would be less bashful this time around.

but fuck it, right? because sputnik.

EDIT: Froggin Bullfish and Mile Zero are also boring. Still had moments though. A 4 from me. like i predicted.

Apollo
June 28th 2012
10336 Comments


I like it

eleventhsun
June 28th 2012
1475 Comments


It's looking like a 3 for me.

Puzzles
June 28th 2012
3065 Comments


I was really stoked for this, but on first listen it was pretty mediocre. Probably a 3 or 3.5 if it grows

RyanSmithers
June 29th 2012
79 Comments


After my first listen, I am a little disappointed. The vocals are ok, his screams are much better, his voice is better too. I'm not sure he uses it well all the time still, some of his runs do not seem to fit. But, honestly, it's the music for me that is the problem. Don't get me wrong, the musicianship is amazing, but the songs don't sound like Periphery to me for some reason. They have different song structures that are more basic, and for lack of a better word, poppy. They're using 4 chord song structure progressions. It's weird, I mean, if I didn't know it was Periphery, I would probably like it more. I'll give it some more listens, but after one time through, it wasn't very memorable for me. I thought the first couple of tracks were great, then it started to drag, got picked up with the one they already released, and the one with Petrucci in it, and then the instrumental after killed it for me. Hopefully it grows on me....
I think it's because there didn't seem to be any songs that grooved like on the S/T...songs like the Walk, Ow my Feelings, Letter Experiment, Racecar, even Icarus all have a total groove to them that I really liked. Just a totally different feeling album. Not bad, just different.

J0ckstrapsFTW
June 29th 2012
3652 Comments


This is an improvement. Pretty enjoyable

ChuckyTruant
June 29th 2012
15725 Comments


Good god ryan just write a review lol



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