If there's a fall tour that's got the Guitar World office abuzz, it's got to be the Frak The Gods tour -- a month-long run of shows which kicks off this Friday in Baltimore, Maryland. The mini-tour will serve as a studio break for headliners Periphery, who will be joined on the tour by The Human Abstract and The Contortionist.
Periphery guitarist -- and Guitar World columnist -- Misha Mansoor seems just a tad ticked off in a post he wrote for Metal Sucks yesterday. In a very well-written diatribe on the state of the music industry -- and the state of the fans that inhabit the dark corners of metal forums and comment sections everywhere -- "Bulb" took on the "musical elitists" who make life all the more frustrating for aspiring musicians. You can check out an excerpt below.
Guitar World and Periphery are proud to present this mega contest! Five winners will each win a prize package featuring various items from Periphery, D'Addario, Planet Waves and Warwick, with the grand prize winner receiving a Mayones Setius GTM Custom 7-string guitar and more.
In a recent interview with EspyRock, Periphery guitarist Jake Bowen revealed some details about one of the upcoming albums from Periphery. The band are currently in the studio working on what will be two albums for 2012. Bowen revealed that one of the albums, titled Juggernaut, would be a concept album.