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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.   22 Faces
  3.   Jetpacks Was Yes
  4.   Insomnia
  5.   Icarus Lives
  6.   Graveless
  7.   Alpha
  8.   The Walk
  9.   Marigold
  10.   Reprise
  11.   Epoch
  12.   Make Total Destroy
  13.   Four Lights
  14.   Prayer Position
  15.   Flatline
  16.   Letter Experiment
  17.   Absolomb
  18.   Habitual Line-Stepper
  19.   The Bad Thing
  20.   Zero
  21.   Feed the Ground
  22.   Overture
  23.   Passenger
  24.   Erised
  25.   Scarlet
  26.   Frak the Gods
  27.   Totla Mad
  28.   Light
  29.   Ow My Feelings
  30.   Lune
  31.   The Way the News Goes...
  32.   The Price Is Wrong
  33.   Hell Below
  34.   Froggin' Bullfish
  35.   Muramasa
  36.   Zyglrox
  37.   All New Materials
  38.   Catch Fire
  39.   Remain Indoors
  40.   Stranger Things
  41.   Priestess
  42.   The Scourge
  43.   Heavy Heart
  44.   MK Ultra
  45.   Pale Aura
  46.   The Parade of Ashes
  47.   The Summer Jam
  48.   Mile Zero
  49.   The Gods Must Be Crazy!
  50.   Ragnarok
  51.   Luck as a Constant
  52.   Ji
  53.   Facepalm Mute
  54.   Have a Blast
  55.   Eureka
  56.   Buttersnips
  57.   Racecar
  58.   New Groove
  59.   Motormouth
  60.   Psychosphere
  61.   Rainbow Gravity
  62.   Only if for a Night
  63.   Extraneous
  64.   Masamune
  65.   Captain On
  66.   Omega
  67.   The Event
  68.   A Black Minute
  69.   Jetpacks Was Yes! (V2.0)
  70.   Far Out
  71.   Behind the Scenes: Making of the Icarus Lives Music Video
  72.   Juggerdoc
  73.   Bonus Content
  74.   [Bonus Material]
  75.   Luck as Constant
  76.   The Heretic Anthem
  77.   Priestless

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