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Periphery Release NEW ‘Juggernaut’ Track, “The Bad Thing!”


Sure, I realize my several of my most recent posts have been about the new Periphery album – what’s your point? It’s going to be a searing double-album and it lands just in time for the New Year. Keep reading.

Periphery have shared a second song from the forthcoming Juggernaut albums with “The Bad Thing” (from Juggernaut: Omega) streaming via Alternative Press (

Rather than release a conventional album, or even a double-album, the DC-based band has opted to release two albums simultaneously: Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega (Jan. 27, Sumerian Records). Pre-orders for the dual albums are available now via

“This new song we’re releasing, ‘The Bad Thing’, is definitely one of my favorites from the Juggernaut story,” said Matt Halpern. “It’s one of the first songs we wrote when we started working on Juggernaut, and it’s going to be a fun one to play live! It’s aggressive and pissed off, both musically AND literally, in terms of the lyrical content, and just hits hard right from the start. I want people to bob their heads and dig this one!”

A series of webisodes documenting the recording process for the Juggernaut albums kicked off last week, with the first clip available now via Sumerian Records’ YouTube channel ( A new episode will be available on Dec. 10.

Periphery launches a five-week tour on Jan. 10 at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, N.C. A video teaser for the tour, which includes openers for the upcoming tour are Nothing More, Wovenwar and Thank You Scientist, is available here: Tickets are on-sale now with VIP packages available via

Confirmed dates are as follows:

January 10     Carrboro, NC     Cat’s Cradle

January 11     Charlotte, NC     The Fillmore

January 12     Atlanta, GA     Masquerade

January 13     Tampa, FL     Orpheum

January 14     Ft. Lauderdale, FL     Revolution Live

January 16     New Orleans, LA     House of Blues

January 17     Houston, TX     House of Blues

January 18     Dallas, TX     House of Blues

January 20     Albuquerque, NM     Sunshine Theatre

January 21     Phoenix, AZ     Club Red

January 22     Los Angeles, CA     House of Blues

January 23     Anaheim, CA     Yost Theater

January 26     San Francisco, CA     The Fillmore

January 27     Portland, OR     Hawthorne Theater

January 28     Seattle, WA     El Corazon

January 31     Denver, CO     Summit Music Hall


February 2     Minneapolis, MN     Varsity Theater

February 3     Chicago, IL     House of Blues

February 4     Detroit, MI     St. Andrew’s Hall

February 6     Toronto, ON     Opera House

February 7     Montreal, QC     Corona Theatre

February 8     Albany, NY     Upstate Concert Hall

February 9     Rochester, NY     Water Street Music Hall

February 11     Boston, MA     Paradise Rock Club

February 12     New York, NY     Irving Plaza

February 13     Silver Spring, MD     The Fillmore

February 14     Philadelphia, PA     District N9ne

May 15 -17     Columbus, OH     Rock on the Range

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