Periphery to Support Deftones on Spring North American Tour

Washington, D.C.-based prog metallers Periphery will support the Deftones on their North American tour in March.

Periphery are on the road now in support of their 2012 album, Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal, which was voted the No. 3 album of the year by Guitar World.

“Deftones have been one of my favorite bands of all time since I discovered them when I was about 14 or so," says Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor. "That was around when I first started playing drums and guitar, and they were such a huge influence on my approach to music, writing and even the kinds of tones and sounds I was after.

"What is even more amazing is that in the 14 years since, they have consistently put out some of my favorite albums of all time, with Koi No Yokan being no exception to that. I can't even put into words how excited I am that Periphery is going to be touring with them in March. This is a bucket list tour for me.”

For more about Periphery, check out their Facebook page.

Deftones w/Periphery

  • 03/08 Atlantic City, NJ - House of Blues
  • 03/09 New York, NY – Terminal 5
  • 03/10 Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theatre
  • 03/12 Stroudsburg, PA – The Sherman Theatre
  • 03/13 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
  • 03/15 Charlotte, NC – Fillmore Charlotte
  • 03/16 Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
  • 03/17 Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
  • 03/19 Miami, FL -Fillmore Miami Beach
  • 03/21 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live!
  • 03/22 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
  • 03/23 Mobile, AL – Soul Kitchen
  • 03/25 Baton Rouge, LA – The Varsity Theatre
  • 03/26 Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater
  • 03/27 Pharr, TX – Pharr Entertainment Center
  • 03/29 Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
  • 03/30 Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.