I’m a sucker for bands that experiment, and when Poppy released the music video for “Concrete”, I good a good dose of “WTF?” upon my first listen. It was evident that this song elicited two responses with little in-between: “I love it” or “I detest this with my very being”.
Working with multiple genres inside one song is very risky. It can be a challenge to mesh two different sounds cohesively. I personally think it works in most cases within I Disagree. “Concrete” sounding like Queen and The Beatles with metalcore is a thrill, but the rest of the tracks on the album do not see these levels of experimentation.
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Following recent larger acts like A Day To Remember and Attila in the quest to go independent, progressive metal band Periphery have now done the same, according to a new episode of the Jamey Jasta podcast, which featured Sumerian head honcho Ash Avildsen. The podcast, which you can stream below, also comes in a handily transcribed version thanks to Metal Insider. Of particular note is the fact that Avildsen seems to think Periphery could be much bigger – which isn’t far from the truth. Still, hats off to the band wanting to do things their way, on their terms.
The band has also released some clips from a likely new album they’re recording soon, which you can find below.