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Here are the 10 djent bands who gave the genre its start
Here are the 10 djent bands who gave the genre its start
Djent is a relatively new genre built by many incredible bands. While it’s become a standard part of metal now, it wouldn’t be as common without a handful of acts who pushed it to the mainstream. Sure, the earliest djent bands cite Meshuggah as inspiration for its formation, but without Volumes, Periphery, SikTh and others, it wouldn’t have made its way to becoming one of the most talked about sub
The Contortionist focus on exploration and atmosphere in ‘Clairvoyant’
The Contortionist focus on exploration and atmosphere in ‘Clairvoyant’
The Contortionist Clairvoyant FILE UNDER: Progressive rock ROCKS LIKE: Coheed And Cambria, Good Tiger, Periphery WHAT'S DIFFERENT: After maintaining the trend of emphasizing the “progressive” aspect over the “metal” of their early releases, on the Contortionist’s fourth full-length, the latter has exited the scene. Gone are the screaming and the p ...
15 incredible bands celebrating their 10th birthdays this year
Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that we were rocking out to these emerging bands back in 2007. A decade later, these timeless acts are still kicking some major ass, both on stage and in the studio. So here’s our happy birthday shout out to some of our favorites from over the years! ANI... Read More ...
TesseracT announce North American tour with the Contortionist, others
TesseracT announce North American tour with the Contortionist, others
In support of their upcoming third full-length album, titled Polaris, U.K. metal quintet TesseracT have announced a run of North American dates to take place this November and December. Rounding out the bill for support will be the Contortionist, ERRA and Skyharbor for several nights of like-minded, ethereal, prog-metal ...
Get lost in the Contortionist’s ethereal video for “Primordial Sound”
Get lost in the Contortionist’s ethereal video for “Primordial Sound”
The Contortionist have premiered a music video for their song, "Primordial Sound," over at Noisey. You can get lost in the latest clip from the band below. Be sure to leave us a comment with your thoughts! ""Primordial Sound" is one song that I am very proud of," says guitarist Robby Baca. "I had so muc ...
The Contortionist debut lead single from ‘Language’
The Contortionist debut lead single from ‘Language’
The Contortionist have released the first song from their upcoming album, Language, titled "Language I: Intuition." The record is set for release on September 16 via eOne/Good Fight Music. It will follow up the band's most recent LP, Intrinsic, and was produced by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me) at the Basement Recording Studio in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Pre-orders are avai
The Contortionist post ‘Language’ album teaser
The Contortionist post ‘Language’ album teaser
The Contortionist have posted a teaser for their upcoming studio album, Language, which is due out on on September 16 via eOne/Good Fight Music. The effort will follow up the band's most recent effort, Intrinsic, and was produced by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me) at the Basement Recording Studio in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Check out the teaser video below and leave us ...
Born Of Osiris announce tour with Unearth, Obey The Brave, the Contortionist and Wolves At The Gate
Born Of Osiris announce tour with Unearth, Obey The Brave, the Contortionist and Wolves At The Gate
Below you can find dates for a co-headline tour from Born Of Osiris and Unearth with support from Obey The Brave, the Contortionist and Wolves At The Gate.   11/1 Nashua, NH @ The Arena (no Contortionist) 11/2 Long Island, NY @ Ollie's Point 11/3 Allentown, PA @ Croc Rock 11/4 Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's 11/5 Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theater 11/7 Lawrence, KS @ Granada 11/8 St. Louis, MO @ ... R

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