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The Contortionist To Begin Recording Third LP

I was introduced to The Contortionist during my freshman year of college, and instantly fell in love with their debut album Exoplanet, which to this day I believe is one of the most diverse and unpredictable records across any genre. Their sophomore attempt, 2012’s Intrinsic, fell short in my eyes, however, allowed the band to […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Contortionist

We’re very pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with Indianapolis ambient deathcore outfit, The Contortionist. The band’s brand new LP, Intrinsic, just dropped last week and vocalist Jonathan Carpenter took time to talk with UTG about their new effort, sci-fi, flexible women, and the band’s influences and aspirations. Read through and get caught up […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: The Contortionist – “Causality”

Ambient deathcore act The Contortionist dropped their new album Intrinsic today and a brand new music video for their track “Causality” from said album. The visuals for “Causality” follow a man with some apparent sleeping issues as he wanders around through trippy colored landscapes accompanied by shots of the band performing the track. You can […]

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LYRIC VIDEO: The Contortionist – ‘Holomovement’

Death metal juggernaut The Contortionist have debuted the first single from their forthcoming sophomore full-length, Intrinsic, which is set to drop July 17. “Holomovement” is the first track off the new album and is brought to us via lyric video; a form of media that has become incredibly popular in the past year or so. […]

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The Contortionist Announce Tour with Jeff Loomis

In support of their sophomore release of Intrinsic on July 17, The Contortionist will set out on a brief tour brought to you by Metalsucks, with support from guitar God, Jeff Loomis! Paul Ortiz’s solo, progressive metal project Chimp Spanner will also be on the bill along with 7 Horns 7 Eyes. This will be […]

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The Contortionist Announce Album Details

One of the best metal bands in the game, The Contortionist have announced the specifics on their upcoming sophomore effort Intrinsic. Intrinsic is the band’s follow-up to their 2010 metal masterpiece Exoplanet and is set for release on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. Regarding the new album, vocalist Jonathan Carpenter stated the following: “On […]