Welcome to the first of many entries in Pwrcords.com’s Album of the Week column! Every week, one of our writers will contribute posts on their favorite albums, and why you should love them, too! This week, Brendan gives us a look at Periphery’s self titled debut. And be on the lookout for Game and Movie of the Week columns as well!
Djent. It’s become a four-letter word of sorts these days. What started as an adjective to describe the guitar sound of bands like Meshuggah, has grown to encapsulate an entire genre. In the past few years, djent’s popularity has exploded, with new bands aping the heavy guitar tone and complex polyrythms of the genre’s progenitors, and creating their own unique spin — mixing in highly melodic passages and vocals. Periphery are one such band. [Read more...]