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Fact: the best song on Periphery II is ‘Ragnarok.’ Any other opinion is invalid.

Another fact: When a video is hyped up as being a live video, there’s an assumption that the audio was recorded live as well. I was looking forward to hearing a pro-shot video with stems recorded from the mixing board, but no such luck. Sure, it’s just a performance video with liberal use of GoPros, but I’m not complaining. I’ve yet to see the band live, and this new video — directed by guitarist Mark Holcomb’s brother Jeff Holcomb  during this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour — seems to capture the spirit of a Periphery show enough for me to feel like I missed out. Check it:

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The band will soon be on their own headlining tour, so don’t miss out. Here are the dates:

10/11 Baltimore, MD — Rams Head Live
10/12 Norfolk, VA — The Norva
10/14 Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade
10/15 Tampa, FL — State Theatre
10/16 Mobile, AL — Alabama Music Box
10/18 Ft. Worth, TX — Tomcats
10/19 San Antonio, TX — White Rabbit
10/20 Houston, TX — Fitzgerald’s
10/23 Phoenix, AZ — Joe’s Grotto
10/24 Los Angeles, CA — The Roxy
10/25 San Diego, CA — Soma
10/26 Santa Ana, CA — The Observatory
10/27 San Francisco, CA — DNA
10/29 Seattle, WA — Studio Seven
10/30 Vancouver, BC — Tom Lee Music Hall
11/01 Salt Lake City, UT — Club Sound
11/02 Denver, CO — Summit Music Hall
11/04 Lawrence, KS — Granada Theatre
11/06 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
11/07 Chicago, IL — Mojoes
11/08 St. Paul, MN — Skyway Theater/Studio B
11/11 Toronto, ON — Opera House
11/12 Quebec City, QC — Dagobert
11/14 Montreal, QC — Tulipe
11/15 Ottawa, ON — Ritual
11/16 Worcester, MA — The Palladium
11/17 Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
11/19 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
11/20 New York City, NY — Gramercy Theatre

– JR

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