In the world of progressive metal, few names stand above Periphery these days. You've got your legends, of course, like Dream Theater, who will forever tower over their peers. But for a young vital band making original and relevant music, look no further than Periphery.
Photo by Groovehouse Spencer Sotelo singing for Periphery at House of Blues in 2013 on the Summer Slaughter Tour.
On January 27, they'll release their latest full-length, Juggernaut, and it's an epic sized package. Call it the Use Your Illusion of prog metal; it's two whole album's worth of material released as two separate albums on the same day. One album is called Alpha and the other is called Omega. They're concept records too, so you have to buy both halves to get the whole thing.
It might just sound like shrewd marketing, but this band is onto something big here. In advance of their show in Houston this Saturday night, we caught up with singer Spencer Sotelo.More »