Photos–Periphery at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, Nov 28 2017
– photos by Pavel Boiko
The metal band is based in Washington, D.C. and formed in 2005. Their musical style has been described as progressive metal as well as djent. They are considered one of the pioneers of the djent movement.
The band consists of vocalist Spencer Sotelo, guitarists Misha Mansoor, Mark Holcomb, and Jake Bowen, and drummer Matt Halpern. Periphery released their self-titled debut in 2010, followed by Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal on July 3, 2012. In January fo 2014 they released their EP Clear. Albums three and four, entitled Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega respectively, appeared in January of 2015.
Most recently, Periphery released their third self-titled album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty on July 22, 2016.