Periphery Reveals New Album “Periphery IV: Hail Stan” Details; Posts New Music Video “Blood Eagle” Online

Periphery will release their fifth album, “Periphery IV: Hail Stan,” on April 5th via their own 3DOT Recordings. A music video for the album’s first single, “Blood Eagle,” directed by Jeremy Danger & Travis Shinn, can be found below.

Guitar player Mark Holcomb said of the six-minute track: “We’ve known since the late stages of P4 writing sessions that ‘Blood Eagle’ would be the first song we released. It’s an unrelenting song that, even while we were writing it, we could say to ourselves: ‘We NEED to play this live.’ The original demo was vastly different, and through the songwriting process, it took on this kind of violent, explosive nature that is always hard to synthesize. That energy excited us and we knew it’d be the first thing we’d let you all hear.”

“Periphery IV: Hail Stan” marks two significant firsts for the band: the first Periphery release on their recently formed label, 3DOT Recordings, as well as a change in the way they approached writing and recording. “We finally spent a year on a record,” explains guitar player/programmer Jake Bowen. “We’ve never been able to do that. The quality and pacing of the work show we took our time with this one. That’s an important note about this. We really got to do everything we wanted to do in the space we had to do it.” Mark adds, “I think you can hear the adventurous intent behind much of this material as a result. We’re all the happiest we’ve ever been with a release, and it’s no coincidence. Can’t wait for you all to hear it.”

“Periphery IV: Hail Stan” is the first release to follow the band’s 2017 Grammy Award nomination in the “Best Metal Performance” category, for “Periphery III: Select Difficulty” album opener “The Price Is Wrong”. The 2016 album tallied 35 million cumulative streams and marked their third consecutive debut in the Top 25 of the Billboard Top 200. It represented the apex of a tireless decade-long grind. In between the touring, endorsements and appearances, they also launched a summer camp of their own, Periphery Summer Jam.

“Periphery IV: Hail Stan” tracklisting:

1. Reptile
2. Blood Eagle
4. Garden In The Bones
5. It’s Only Smiles
6. Follow Your Ghost
7. Crush
8. Sentient Glow
9. Satellites

Periphery embarks on a brief tour to coincide with the release, joining Dance Gavin Dance for a 15-date North American trek on March 30th.

Tour dates:

March 30 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove of Anaheim #
March 31 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency
April 2 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
April 3 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
April 5 – Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall
April 6 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music
April 7 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
April 9 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Revolution
April 11 – Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
April 12 – New York, NY – Playstation Theater (Sold Out)
April 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
April 14 – Worcester, MA – Palladium
April 16 – Cleveland, OH – Agora
April 17 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak
April 18 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues (Sold Out)
April 19 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues (Sold Out)
April 20 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall

# – Swan Fest with Dance Gavin Dance, Crown The Empire, Don Broco, Veil of Maya, Intervals, Volumes, Hail The Sun and more

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Fit For A King Premiere New Music Video “The Price Of Agony”

Fit For A King premiere a new music video for their track “The Price Of Agony” which you can stream below. The song is taken from the band’s forthcoming new effort “Dark Skies“, which will be out in stores on September 14th via Solid State.

Fit For A King vocalist Ryan Kirby says of it:

“The song is about the political divide not just in America, but around the world and how this divide has caused us to not just disagree with others, but to despise people with differing views, even though outside of politics, we all have more in common than we allow ourselves to believe.”

As previously reported, Fit For A King have this headlining tour with Like Moths To Flames and Currents booked for later this month:

07/18 Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
07/19 Fort Worth, TX – Rail Club
07/20 Tyler, TX – Crossroads
07/21 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th Street
07/22 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
07/24 Phoenix, AZ – Club Red
07/25 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
07/26 Van Nuys, CA – White Oak
07/27 Reno, NV – Jub Jubs
07/28 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
07/29 Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
07/31 Wichita, KS – Rock Island Live
08/01 Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown
08/02 Sioux Falls, SD – Big Bars
08/03 Duluth, MN – Red Herring Lounge
08/05 Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
08/07 Lansing, MI – The Loft
08/08 Charleston, WV – The Bakery
08/09 Fayetteville, NC – Drunk Horse Pub
08/10 Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero
08/11 Orlando, FL – Soundbar
08/12 Margate, FL – O’Malleys
08/14 Jacksonville, FL – 1904 Music Hall

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Ageless Summoning Premiere Full-Album Stream Of 2018 Demo

UK group Ageless Summoning premiere the full-album stream of the band’s brand new 2018 demo, which was released June 22nd as a “name your price” download on Bandcamp.

Check out now the demo in its entirety below.

DEMO by Ageless Summoning

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Attila & Emmure Frontmen Beefing Via Twitter Following Attila’s New Diss Song “Callout 2”

With Emmure being one of the bands targeted in Attila‘s new single track “Callout 2“ streaming below, the outfit’s vocalist Frankie Palmeri took to Twitter (February 15th) to fire back at Attila mainman Chris Fronzak, tweeting:

Thanks for the shout out bud – I could of helped you at least write a scathing subliminal or something! @FRONZ1LLA – You also might be the first person in history to ever use the word ‘EMMURE’ in a song ??.

— FRANKIE PALMERI (@FrankiePalmeri) February 15, 2018

Y r u so scared to @ me bro?! ?? The rest of my band ain’t who you’re salty about…c’mon sen..??

— FRANKIE PALMERI (@FrankiePalmeri) February 15, 2018

Fronzak has since replied tweeting:

You’re absolutely right. I LOVE your band and every member past/present. You’re the arrogant fucktard (in real life). Why didn’t I @ you in the song? Dawg come’on…. no one knows who tf you are ????

— SLiME DADDY (@FRONZ1LLA) February 16, 2018

Palmeri firing back at Fronzak:

?? Arrogant? Bruh..the pot calling the kettle black is too real right now.

— FRANKIE PALMERI (@FrankiePalmeri) February 16, 2018

I really don’t have the energy to beef with @FRONZ1LLA – Unfortunately, I inadvertently gave birth to his entire persona and image, anyone with half a brain knows this. Its funny for him to say “no one knows you” but uses my band to chase some internet clout and feed his kids.??

— FRANKIE PALMERI (@FrankiePalmeri) February 17, 2018

I gotta admit Fronzy, you pull off the Frankie Palmeri look even better than I did.

— FRANKIE PALMERI (@FrankiePalmeri) February 17, 2018

The song’s lyrics an be found below:

“Yo, buckle up motherfuckers
No one is safe, this is Callout 2 bitch!
Let’s go!

Fuck a stupid racist
Fuck a terrorist
Fuck a politician, they can suck my fucking dick
Fuck a Buddy Nielsen
Fuck a stupid coward
Fuck a Jeffree Star, lipstick on this big dick
Fuck a record label, fuck this industry
Fuck a handout, bitch nothing is for free
Fuck a Danny Worsnop
Fuck a Denis Stoff
Fuck the band Attila, sike we’re the fucking shit

I dont fuck with anyone
And fuck you too bitch
Said I wouldn’t do shit
Now I’m fucking rich bitch

Fuck a Logan Paul
Fuck a Ricegum
Fuck a Bhad Bhabie, these hoe’s aint shit
Fuck a Harvey Weinstein
Fuck a fucking rapist
Fuck an offset homophobic little bitch
Fuck the stupid grammys
Fuck your radio
Fuck a Martin Shkreli
Yo seriously, that dude raised the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000% so people go fucking die
Fuck a damn religion
Fuck a Westboro Baptist
Fuck a sting ray, rest in peace Steve Irwin

I dont fuck with anyone
And fuck you too bitch
Said I wouldn’t do shit
Now I’m fucking rich bitch

Fuck a Tim Lambesis
Fuck the band Emmure
Fuck Conor McGregor, there’s no Money Team bitch
Fuck a Kardashian
Fuck a Ronda Rousey
Fuck a Tom Brady, Gronk you’re fucking sick tho
Fuck a Tyler Carter
Fuck a 6IX9INE
Fuck a pineapple on my goddamn pizza
Fuck a 9 to 5
Fuck this stupid song
Fuck wearing a condom bitch
Pullout game is strong

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Infestum Premieres New Song “Monstra Te Esse Bestiam” From Upcoming New Album “Les Rites De Passage”

Belarus-based black metal outfit Infestum premieres a new song entitled “Monstra Te Esse Bestiam”, taken from the upcoming new album “Les Rites De Passage”, which will be out in stores January 1st, 2018 via Lacerated Enemy Records.

Check out now “Monstra Te Esse Bestiam” below.

Tells the band about the new album:

“This album is dedicated to the Man as a lifelong Path through a maze of transformations from an animal into a Demigod. Each gate on this Path is the end point of something being sacred before and at the same time a starting point of another universe of new kinds of truth and illusions. Each Rite of this Passage is an ordeal, and you always have to pay the price for the right to keep moving. Hail to all who breaks on through! Hail to all who fell down trying! Oblivion for all who stays aside.”

The cover art for the new album is a painting called “The Mausoleum of Pain” by the Ukrainian artist Vladislav Cadaversky.

1. Fire Be My Name
2. The Earth To Devour
3. Leper Carnivores
4. Descant Of Yore
5. Digitus Dei
6. Monstra Te Esse Bestiam
7. Mounting The Profound
8. Prometheos
9. Les Rites De Passage

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Video Clip For New Song “Take It Back” Available From Iron Curtain

Spanish speed metal act Iron Curtain issued a music video for the new song “Take It Back.” The song is the third track released from the upcoming album “Guilty As Charged,” which drops on October 14, 2016 via Pure Steel Records.

The track list is as follows:

1. Into The Fire
2. Lion’s Breath
3. Take It Back
4. Relentless
5. Iron Price
6. Outlaw
7. Wild & Rebel (see lyric video here)
8. Guilty As Charged (song streaming here)
9. Turn The Hell On

Check out the video here:

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Megadeth Honored With “Best Metal Performance” Grammy Award

Megadeth took home the Grammy tonight for the “Best Metal Performance” category at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday, February 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The nomination marked Megadeth’s twelfth over the years. Megadeth was nominated for “Dystopia”, the title track for the band’s 2016 album.

As Megadeth approached the stage to accept the award, the house band inexplicably played Metallica’s classic “Master Of Puppets.”

Says mainman Dave Mustaine in his acceptance speech:

“Fantastic! Only took twelve tries to get this. Last time we were here, we were talking to Kenny G, and he asked me how many times we were here, and he goes, ‘Well, eleven isn’t that bad.’ And I said, ‘How many times did it take you?’ And he said, Twenty-one.’ And I was, like, ‘Oh, my god. If it takes twenty-one times… I don’t know if I’ll live that long.’ I wanna thank Jesus Christ, I wanna thank my wife, my children, all the band’s wives and kids, I wanna thank our management, our label, our agent, our attorney, our crew, all of you, especially the metal community. I think it’s a little weird that we ended up being category 69, but somebody’s got a sense of humor.”


— Dave Mustaine (@DaveMustaine) February 12, 2017

The nominees in the “Best Metal Performance” category were as follows:

Baroness – “Shock Me”
Gojira – “Silvera”
Korn – “Rotting In Vain”
Periphery – “The Price Is Wrong”

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Hellthrasher Productions Releases Free Digital Sampler

Hellthrasher Productions just released a new digital sampler featuring selected tracks from the label’s 2016 catalog (one track from each album/EP/demo, except for the Mitochondrion/Auroch split).

The compilation is available as a free/name your price download exclusively through Bandcamp here and can also be heard below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Gjendød – Evig Svart Røyk 05:20
2. Serpents Lair – Circumambulating the Stillborn 05:17
3. Paroxsihzem – Isolation 04:00
4. Ljosazabojstwa – Kamunija Ahniom 05:44
5. Desolate Shrine – Crushing Darkness 07:39
6. Desecresy – Ritual Ruins 06:17
7. Chaos Moon – Amissum 08:14
8. Endalok – Englaryk 05:34
9. Gespenst – Min Sjael Raadner 07:17
10. Decaying – One To Conquer 04:18


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Perpetual Dawn Streaming “Lost By Dawn” Track

Written in 2013 and recorded in 2016 as part of an Australian folk metal compilation CD, Perpetual Dawn is now offering the “Lost By Dawn” track for free at Bandcamp.

The group comments: “The compilation CD for which ‘Lost by Dawn’ was created doesn’t appear to be going through, however the song can still be downloaded as a free (name your price of $0 or more) download.”

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Stench Price Premieres Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming Self-Titled EP

New grindcore supergroup Stench Price – involving members of Brutal Truth, Necrophagist, Benighted, Monument Of Misanthropy, Cynic, Hail of Bullets, Benediction, Bolt Thrower, The Grotesquery etc. – premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band’s upcoming self-titled EP, which comes out on Wednesday, November 30th through Transcending Obscurity Records in a limited box-set format as well as standard formats.

Check out now “Stench Price” in its entirety below.

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