Jake Bowen is an american artist. He is a guitarist for the band Periphery. Periphery is an american grammy nominated metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. Their musical style has been described as progressive metal as well as djent. They are considered one of the pioneers of the djent movement within progressive metal. The band consists of vocalist Spencer Sotelo, guitarists Misha Mansoor, Mark Holcomb, and Jake Bowen, and drummer Matt Halpern.