Periphery IV: HAIL STAN, Periphery’s new album and the band’s first self-released collection (via their own 3DOT Recordings), has debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Independent Albums, Rock Albums and Hard Rock Album charts, as well as entering the trade magazine’s Top Album Sales and Digital Albums charts at #9.
“We certainly appreciate when the fans love the music that we write. We certainly appreciate when it resonates with them,” says drummer Matt Halpern in “P4, The Documentary: The Making of HAIL STAN” (WATCH HERE), a recently released documentary that chronicles the nine-song album’s creation.
The band is currently on tour with Dance Gavin Dance. A South American tour follows in June with North American tour dates to be announced soon.
April 16 Cleveland, OH Agora *
April 17 Detroit, MI Royal Oak SOLD OUT *
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 SOLD OUT *
June 2 Mexico City, MX Plaza Condesa
June 4 Bogotá, Colombia Ace of Spades
June 6 Buenos Aires, Argentino Teatro Flores
June 7 Santiago, Chile Blondie
June 9 São Paulo, Brazil Carioca Club
* = w/Dance Gavin Dance
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. Along the way, the band graced the covers of Guitar World, Revolver, Modern Drummer, Bass Player and more. In between the touring, endorsements and appearances, they also launched a summer camp of their own, “Periphery Summer Jam.
Periphery is Jake Bowen (guitar, programming), Matt Halpern (drums), Mark Holcomb (guitar), Misha Mansoor (guitar, programming) and Spencer Sotelo (vocals).