Periphery III: Select Difficulty

Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Periphery III Select Difficulty cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 22, 2016
GenreProgressive metal, djent, progressive metalcore
Length64:06
LabelSumerian, Century Media, Roadrunner
ProducerMisha Mansoor, Adam Getgood
Periphery chronology
Juggernaut: Omega
(2015)
Periphery III: Select Difficulty
(2016)
Periphery IV: Hail Stan
(2019)

Periphery III: Select Difficulty is the fifth album by the progressive metal band Periphery, released July 22, 2016.[1] The opening track, "The Price Is Wrong", was nominated for Best Metal Performance in the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.[2]It is the last album the band released on Sumerian Records.

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic70/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Exclaim!7/10[4]
Rock Sound6/10[5]

Writing for Exclaim!, Calum Slingerland praised the band's "drive to keep exploring out of their stylistic box". In a review for "Prog Sphere", Stefan Andonov states that: “Select Difficulty is by far their most diverse album, they have grown and have found a way to combine complex sounding vibe with the popular one.” [6]

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