Tag: The Contortionist

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

Bootleg: “Early Grave” from The Contortionist!

The Machine Shop have put together a series of exclusive live performances which they’re sharing via their patreon here to subscribers. From the first episode, they’ve shared “Early Grave” from The Contortionist which comes with a shout out to Rode Microphones. So if you’re interested in Interactive Progressive Metal mixed by Producer Machine, then look

NEWS: A Dead Current fall for the “Call Of The Void”!

Memphis, Tennessee Progressive Deathcore act A Dead Current have been joined by Johnathan Carpenter, formerly of The Contortionist for a guest appearance on a new single entitled “Call Of The Void“. The track will appear on their upcoming album “Selenophile” which… has been promised for nearly two years now with “Divergent” appearing on 1st January

Bootleg: The Contortionist at The Windbreak!

Also Pro-Shot at The Windbreak in Fargo North Dakota on 16th July, here’s a full set from Progressive Death Metallers The Contortionist! They will also be upon our shores, this time in August with support from Azusa! After their critically acclaimed recent albums, they’re not to be missed!

Live Review: UK Tech-Fest Day #2: Friday

Day #2 of UK Tech-Fest has plenty of treats in store including some very new bands. Originally called Perception and now incorporating large doses of Post-hardcore melodic elements to create a bastardised version of their older sound, Keepsake [7/10] get the Fireball Whiskey stage off to a sweaty start. It’s an emotive set that is