Metal pioneers Periphery to headline Krank’d Up in Jozi

2016-05-24 13:13

Cape Town – Krank’d Up organisers announced on Tuesday that highly acclaimed sonic innovators, Periphery, will be headlining this year’s festival.

Smashing any preconceptions of progressive metal to bits across three albums and a handful of unconventional releases, US band Periphery needs no introduction. The band’s mind-bending instrumentation and diverse vocalisations will be vividly on display as they make their South African debut at this year’s Krank’d Up music festival.

The band has built a burgeoning fan base through hard touring, teaming up with the likes of Deftones, Dream Theater and Between The Buried And Me. They’ve appeared on many a festival stage including the Summer Slaughter Tour and the upcoming Download Festival in the UK.

Periphery fans can expect to have their minds blown yet again when the band releases it’s much anticipated album, Periphery III: Select Difficulty on 22 July.

Periphery will be joined by Norma Jean and an exceptional South African rock and metal line-up. 

Krank’d Up will be held at Sundowners, Alberton, on 24 September 2016. Early bird tickets are available right now. 

Ticket Prices:
Early bird: R330 each
Full price: R490 each (From 1 June)
Limited VIP packages available by contacting 
Tickets are on sale nationwide through, as well as at Computicket outlets and Checkers stores.

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