Tag: The Contortionist

Bootleg: The Contortionist live in Atlanta Georgia!

Indianapolis, Indiana Progressive Metal masters The Contortionist have shared a couple of tracks cut from the live streams they put together in 2021. They for the commercial for “The Contortionist: Retrospective: Live From Atlanta“, a limited edition three double LP box set that comprises the full performance of their critically acclaimed album “Clairvoyant” as well

The Black Map #179: Blind Summit from Manchester!

In a few weeks time Manchester Metallers Blind Summit will be hitting the road for run of shows with Exist Immortal and so there probably has never been a better time for us to give them a mention. Let’s face it, that’s what this easy like Sunday morning feature that we like to call The

Review: “The Artist” by Strei

Hailing from Ottawo, Ontario Canada and comprising scene veterans Jeremy Toppings (Harsh Vocals), Aaron Stafford (Guitar, Clean Vocals, Bass, Keys) and Julien Doyle (Drums, Percussion, Vocals), a new Progressive Metal act Strei have, over a number of singles, consistently moved between sub-genres of Metal with ease. Blending those progressive sounds with some post-hardcore and melodic

NEWS: Strei launch their ship with “Decay”!

Hailing from Ottawo, Ontario Canada and comprising scene veterans Jeremy Toppings (Harsh Vocals), Aaron Stafford (Guitar, Clean Vocals, Bass) and Julien Doyle (Drums), a new Progressive Metal act Strei have unveiled a debut single entitled “Decay“. The project is one that is about much more than just the music with the band also unveiling a website

Review: “Astral” by Lost Conduit

13 different Deathcore and Death Metal vocalists make their presence felt with appearances across the 10 tracks that make up “Astral” by Lost Conduit. Just let that sink in for a moment. The project is the brain child of multi instrumentalist Drew Klugger and vocalist Justin Haskin of Desolist, that started with a dream of

Vs Tuesday: One Song! Two Bands! Who Wins?! FIGHT! 1979!

One of The Smashing Pumpkins most well known songs, “1979” was released in 1996 as the second single from their third studio album “Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness“, an epic collection of songs released as a double album, a very rare commodity in the years to come. The narrative is a nostalgic one and

NEWS: Lost Conduit get the guests in!

How many vocalists can you get on a single track? Do too many cooks spoil the broth? DJent infused Metalcore act Lost Conduit already have Justin Haskin of Desolist in their ranks so they’ve added in not one, not two but three (count them) guest vocalists for new single “Animal“. They are Tyler Shelton of Traitors,

Bootleg: The Contortionist get “Reimagined” at Machine Shop Live!

Having announced a couple of days back that they were going to be releasing some high quality and exclusive content via their patreon here to subscribers, the Machine Shop followed up “Early Grave” from The Contortionist with “Reimagined“. We’re hoping that after their four track EP “Our Bones” last year, which features that surprise Smashing Pumpkins