PERIPHERY

 

LIVE AT THE COMMODORE BALLROOM

Periphery performed for a packed house at the Commodore Ballroom on Tuesday, as they, and Animals as Leaders, brought the Convergence Tour to Vancouver.

Periphery, and specifically Misha Mansoor are credited with being one of the pioneers of the djent progressive metal genre. Formed in 2005 in Washington DC, their first, self-titled album was released to critical acclaim in 2010, and their latest Periphery III: Select Difficulty in the summer of 2016. Popular in the US the band also have a strong following in Europe and Japan.

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ANIMALS AS LEADERS

 

LIVE AT THE COMMODORE BALLROOM

Progressive metal titans Periphery and Animals as Leaders brought the Convergence Tour into Vancouver on Tuesday, performing to a packed house at the Commodore Ballroom.

Animals as Leaders comprises guitarist Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes, and drummer Matt Gartska. Formed in 2007 they have four albums to their name, the latest being The Madness of Many, released in November 2016, which released the No. 1 spot of the US Hard Rock charts.

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mother mother

LIVE AT THE COMMODORE BALLROOM – VANCOUVER

Mother Mother made a triumphant return to their west coast roots for the first of five sold out shows at the Commodore Ballroom on Saturday night, marking the end of the Canadian leg of the No Culture Tour.  The five piece are riding high on the success of their latest album, and the enthusiasm the audience showed for the set clearly demonstrates that the band knows how to please.

Opening act, K Flay provided support for Mother Mother, as she has for much of the tour.  The Illinois native treated the audience to a high tempo performance, with her own unique blend of indie hip-hop. Despite suffering a little vocally, having given her all on the tour, she was very well received by the Vancouver crowd. Flay will be taking a week off before getting back on the road, with a trip around Australia based around the Groovin the Moo festival. Continue reading “Mother Mother – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BC – March 25, 2017”