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PERIPHERY Goes 'Black Metal' In Paris; Video Footage Available

Video footage of PERIPHERY frontman Spencer Sotelo's speech to the crowd from the stage of last night's Halloween concert at La Maroquinerie in Paris, France during the band's European tour can be seen below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's current tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE ...

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PERIPHERY: New Video Interview With MARK HOLCOMB

On October 24, Jörg of Freethinkers.at conducted an interview with rhythm guitarist Mark Holcomb of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat in three parts below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist Interviewed In Manchester (Video)

Planetmosh TV conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY on October 5 in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE after getting into an ...

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PERIPHERY Guitarist Interviewed In Glasgow (Audio)

Radio Caley's Colin Stone conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY on October 3 in Glasgow, Scotland. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY drummer Matt Halpern is sitting out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'Dead Years' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Dead Years", the third album from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 14 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as ...

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PERIPHERY Drummer To Sit Out European Tour

Drummer Matt Halpern of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY will sit out the band's October 2012 European tour with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and THE SAFETY FIRE after getting into an "unfortunate accident" on Saturday (September 29) and suffering a dislocated shoulder. The rest of the band states, "[Matt will] be OK, but he ...

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JEFF LOOMIS: Video Footage Of Cairns Clinic

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis's September 29 clinic at Allans Billy Hyde Cairns in Cairns, Australia can be seen below. Loomis entered the studio in June to record three new tracks. Joe Nurre (SHADED ENMITY), who plays guitar with Loomis in Jeff's solo band, laid down the vocals for the songs. ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'Hell Praiser' Video Released

"Hell Praiser", the new video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Brodsky of Brooklyn's MyGoodEye Music Visuals, who has previously worked with PAPA ROACH, HELLYEAH, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, GOATWHORE, MUNICIPAL WASTE and SUFFOCATION, among others. "Hell Praiser" comes off THIS OR ...

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Former SCAR SYMMETRY Frontman To Release 'Self 2.0' EP

Acclaimed Swedish heavy metal vocalist Christian Älvestam (SOLUTION .45, MISERATION, TORCHBEARER, SCAR SYMMETRY) will release his new solo EP, "Self 2.0", on October 19 through all major web-retail outlets and streaming services via Pivotal Rockordings. "Self 2.0" is something different than what fans may expect from the singer/songwriter. Älvestam explains: "It's not exactly a secret ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: 'In Wolves' Lyric Video Released

"In Wolves", the new lyric video from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third album, "Dead Years", which will be released in Europe on September 24 via Lifeforce Records. The CD will be made available in North America one day later through eOne ...

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PERIPHERY: New Audio Interview With JAKE BOWEN

On August 17, Josh Rundquist (a.k.a. That Drummer Guy) conducted an interview with guitarist Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin stop of the "Summer Slaughter Tour". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. PERIPHERY recently canceled its participation in the West Coast leg of ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE: New 'Dead Years' Video Teasers Available

Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE will release its third album, "Dead Years", in Europe on September 24 via Lifeforce Records. The CD will be made available in North America through eOne Music. Two separate video teasers for "Dead Years" can be seen below. According to a press release, "troubled, heavy and emotive songs ...

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PERIPHERY Drops Off 'Summer Slaughter Tour'

Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY have released the following statement: "It is with great regret that we must announce PERIPHERY's withdrawal from the rest of the Summer Slaughter tour. Due to a family emergency, we are unable to continue on to the West Coast. We also want to take this moment to thank all the ...

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PERIPHERY Interviewed At Toronto's HEAVY T.O. Festival (Video)

CFRU-FM, airing at 93.3 on the FM dial, a campus radio station based at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, conducted an interview with Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY at this year's edition of the Heavy T.O. festival, which took place August 11-12 at Downsview Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now ...

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'Mayhem Festival Cruise' Canceled

The previously announced first annual Mayhem Festival Cruise — which was scheduled to set sail on Friday, December 7, 2012 from the Port of Miami, Florida and travels to the Bahamas, returning to the mainland on Monday, December 10 — has been canceled. The event's organizers have released the following statement: "Unfortunately, due to circumstances ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: 'DMB (FDP)' Video Released

"DMB (FDP)", the new video from British progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE, can be seen below. The clip features footage from the band's recent U.K. tour with French metal titans GOJIRA. "DMB (FDP)" comes off THE SAFETY FIRE's debut album, "Grind The Ocean", which was released in April via InsideOut Music. THE SAFETY FIRE has ...

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THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE To Release 'Dead Years' In September

Lancaster, Pennsylvania quintet THIS OR THE APOCALYPSE will release its third album, "Dead Years", in Europe on September 24 via Lifeforce Records. The CD will be made available in North America through eOne Music. According to a press release, "troubled, heavy and emotive songs in between metal and melodic hardcore . . . is exactly ...

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BLEED FROM WITHIN Signs Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of the Scottish metal band BLEED FROM WITHIN. The group is currently recording drums and vocals for its third album with Romesh Dodangoda (FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, MOTÖRHEAD, LOST PROPHETS) and all the guitars with Adam "Nolly" Getgood of PERIPHERY. In support of their previous two CDs, the ...

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JEFF LOOMIS Performs Two New Songs In Fort Worth (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and his solo band performing two brand new songs — one of which is titled "Speak Of Nothing" — on July 28 at Tomcats West in Fort Worth, Texas can be seen below. Loomis entered the studio in June to record three new tracks. Joe Nurre ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST: 'Intrinsic' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Intrinsic", the new album from Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST, sold 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 125 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music, the CD was produced and recorded by Eyal Levi (DAATH, JOB FOR A ...

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Ex-NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS To Headline 'Euroblast Tour'

Euroblast Collective, Avocado Booking, InsideOut Music and Century Media Records have teamed up to bring you the finest in contemporary progressive metal with the first installment of the Euroblast Tour. The trek is headlined by former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis, who has been a heavy influence on young shredders while keeping a fresh and modern ...

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THE CONTORTIONIST: 'Casuality' Video Released

"Casuality", the new video from Indiana progressive metallers THE CONTORTIONIST, can be seen below. The clip was filmed last month in North Carolina with directing team KOTK Productions. THE CONTORTIONIST will release its new album, "Intrinsic", on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. The CD was produced and recorded by Eyal Levi (DAATH, JOB FOR ...

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PERIPHERY: 'II: This Time It's Personal' Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", the sophomore album from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal" was released in North America on July 3 via ...

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