Grammy Award nominated Periphery dominate Louisville’s Mercury Ballroom with The Contortionist, Norma Jean, and Infinity Shred
Touring in support of their recent album Periphery III: Select Difficulty and coming off a Grammy Award nomination for best metal performance, Periphery is greeted by a huge roar as the house lights drop. One by one Spencer Sotelo on vocals, Misha Mansoor, Jake Bowen and Mark Holcomb on guitars and Matt Halpern on drums stroll onto the deep blue lit stage launching into â€œA Black Minute.â€
The stage is awash with a never ending array of colors and strobes creating a visually stunning experience as Periphery roll through â€œRemain Indoors,â€ â€œPrayer Position,â€ â€œThe Bad Thingâ€ and â€œFlatlineâ€.
Slowing things down a little Misha Mansoor, Jake Bowen and Mark Holcomb take their place center stage performing the Haunted Shores cover, â€œMementoâ€ showcasing their musicianship and artistry, creating a memorable show moment.
With the whole band on stage, Spencer proclaims â€œItâ€™s time to jump the fuck up and break the god damn floorâ€ as Periphery catapult into â€œPsychosphere,â€ â€œThe Price Is Wrong,â€ and â€œMasamuneâ€ to close out their main set.
Almost immediately after the guys leave the stage, chants of one more song dominate the venue. Without much delay Matt Halpern steps behind the drums, kicking off a quick drum solo before everyone else is back on stage.
Spencer shares â€œNow that we have all the hatred and aggression out of the room, itâ€™s time to bring it all togetherâ€ as Periphery close out their powerhouse set with â€œLuneâ€.
Indianapolis-based progressive metallers The Contortionist are the main support this evening. Dressed in all black, The Contortionist powers through a dynamic and intense set proving to be a perfect complement to Periphery.
Amping up the energy in the room, Atlanta-based Norma Jean blasts on to the Mercury Ballroom stage and never lets up. Touring in support of their latest album, Polar Similar, Norma Jeanâ€™s set is a never-ending explosion of intensity and energy.
New York-based electronic rockers Infinity Shred open the evening and their dynamic set is well received.
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Event Date: 12-APR-2017