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Periphery started in 2005 as the recording project of guitarist and producer Misha Mansoor. Mansoor had already made a name for himself in the progressive metal community through his production abilities with his project Bulb. He created Periphery as an evolution of his earlier work, taking the music out of the studio and onto the road; he fleshed out the band with a lineup that included guitarists Alex Bois and Jake Bowen, bassist Tom Murphy, drummer Matt Halpern, and, after running through a few vocalists, singer Spencer Sotelo. With a sound that pushes at the boundaries of progressive metal, Periphery are at the forefront of the "djent" movement, utilizing detuned, extended range instruments to create a sound that’s as technically dizzying as it is heavy, joining in with the growing ranks of bands that are taking the framework laid down by bands like Meshuggah and running wild with it. Periphery released their self-titled debut in 2010 on Sumerian, then quickly went out on the road, touring the U.S. and Canada, as well as making stops in Australia and the U.K. The following year, the band released their first EP, Icarus. Leading up to 2012's Periphery II: This Time It's Personal, Mark Holcomb replaced Bois on guitar and Adam Getgood replaced Murphy on bass. The album earned positive reviews from critics, and debuted just outside the Top 40 on the main Billboard albums chart. By 2015, the band had readied a double album for Sumerian. Comprising two halves, Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega both appeared on the same day in January 2015, earning yet more positive reviews for the band and even higher chart placements, topping out at number 22 on Billboard. Although Juggernaut took six months to record, the group wasted no time reentering the studio to record the follow-up. The resulting full-length, Periphery III: Select Difficulty, appeared in July 2016. ~ Gregory Heaney
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  1.   Song
  2.   Flatline
  3.   Marigold
  4.   22 Faces
  5.   The Price Is Wrong
  6.   Graveless
  7.   Icarus Lives
  8.   Insomnia
  9.   Alpha
  10.   Jetpacks Was Yes
  11.   Stranger Things
  12.   Muramasa
  13.   Hell Below
  14.   Make Total Destroy
  15.   Habitual Line-Stepper
  16.   Rainbow Gravity
  17.   Zyglrox
  18.   Absolomb
  19.   Feed the Ground
  20.   The Summer Jam
  21.   Ji
  22.   All New Materials
  23.   Lune
  24.   Prayer Position
  25.   Remain Indoors
  26.   The Way the News Goes...
  27.   Psychosphere
  28.   The Event
  29.   Heavy Heart
  30.   Only if for a Night
  31.   The Parade of Ashes
  32.   Passenger
  33.   Far Out
  34.   Facepalm Mute
  35.   Have a Blast
  36.   Jetpacks Was Yes! (V2.0)
  37.   New Groove
  38.   Eureka
  39.   Captain On
  40.   Racecar
  41.   Light
  42.   The Gods Must Be Crazy!
  43.   Buttersnips
  44.   Omega
  45.   Priestess
  46.   Four Lights
  47.   MK Ultra
  48.   Masamune
  49.   Mile Zero
  50.   Froggin' Bullfish
  51.   Erised
  52.   Letter Experiment
  53.   Ow My Feelings
  54.   The Walk
  55.   Totla Mad
  56.   Frak the Gods
  57.   Scarlet
  58.   Catch Fire
  59.   Reprise
  60.   The Scourge
  61.   A Black Minute
  62.   Pale Aura
  63.   Extraneous
  64.   Zero
  65.   Epoch
  66.   Ragnarok
  67.   Luck as a Constant
  68.   Motormouth
  69.   Overture
  70.   The Bad Thing

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