Jonathan Carpenter

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 […]

Jonathan Carpenter Parts Ways With The Contortionist

Last night The Contortionist announced that their lead singer Jonathan Carpenter will be parting ways with the band. They have indicated that he is taking time to be with his soon to be born first child and in order to do so will have step back from being in the band. In the meantime the […]

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 […]

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 […]