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THE CONTORTIONIST Unveils Exclusive Picture-Disc Vinyl Version of ‘Exoplanet’ – Hits Stores on September 13th, 2011

August 23rd, 2011

Joining Periphery, The Human Abstract, and Textures on the ‘FRAK THE GODS’ Tour in September

 

Indianapolis, IN’s prog-metal prodigies THE CONTORTIONIST are thrilled to unveil brand new images of the upcoming picture-disc vinyl release of their debut album Exoplanet. The picture-disc is set to release with GOOD FIGHT MUSIC on September 13th, 2011 and is available for pre-order now with an exclusive new t-shirt designed specifically for the pre-orderbundle. A download card of Exoplanet will be included with each LP.

 

THE CONTORTIONIST recently announced their inclusion in the upcoming FRAK THE GODS North American summer tour with scene giants Periphery, The Human Abstract, and Textures. Tour dates are now available, so see below for the complete listing.

 

THE CONTORTIONIST released the CD version of their debut full-length, Exoplanet, with GOOD FIGHT MUSIC on August 31st, 2010. Their infectious, progressive and rhythmic sounds have brought them comparisons to some of today’s metal greats, such as Meshuggah, The Acacia Strain, and Between the Buried and Me. Purchase your copy of Exoplanet now atAmazon.com, or on iTunes!

 

 

TOUR DATES

 

FRAK THE GODS TOUR W/ PERIPHERY, THE HUMAN ABSTRACT & TEXTURES

9/2 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar

9/3 Greensboro, NC @ Greene St
9/4 St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theater
9/5 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
9/7 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
9/8 Dallas, TX @ Trees
9/9 Corpus Christi, TX @ House of Rock
9/10 San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
9/11 El Paso, TX @ El Paso Convention Center
9/12 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
9/14 Scottsdale, AZ @ Martini Ranch
9/15 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
9/16 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
9/17 San Diego, CA @ Epicenter
9/18 West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club
9/20 Oakland, CA @ The New Parish
9/21 Portland, OR @ Branx
9/22 Seattle, WA @ TBA
9/23 Boise, ID @ The Venue
9/24 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
9/25 Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theatre
9/27 St Louis, MO @ Fubar
9/28 Columbus, OH @ The Bluestone
9/29 Joliet, IL @ MoJoe’s
10/1 Grand Rapids, MI @ MXTP
10/2 Toronto, ON @ Wreck Room
10/3 Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
10/5 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
10/6 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater
10/7 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/8 Richmond, VA @ Kingdom

 

 

For more information on THE CONTORTIONIST be sure to visit:

 

http://www.facebook.com/thecontortionist

http://www.twitter.com/tcband

http://www.myspace.com/thecontortionistband

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THE CONTORTIONIST to Join Periphery, The Human Abstract, and Textures on ‘FRAK THE GODS’ North American Summer Tour

June 17th, 2011

Supporting Whitechapel and Veil of Maya on  Two Tours this Month, Including Hometown Dates in Indiana!

Appearing on the Slaughter Survivors Tour this Summer with Conducting From The Grave, Scale The Summit, and More!

 

Indianapolis, Indiana’s prog-metal prodigies THE CONTORTIONIST are thrilled to announce their inclusion in the upcoming FRAK THE GODS North American summer tour with scene giants Periphery, The Human Abstract, and Textures. Tour dates are scheduled to be announced soon, but the tour has been confirmed to run from September 2nd to October 8th throughout the country. Stay tuned for updates on this monster tour, coming soon!

 

THE CONTORTIONIST just added five new Northeastern tour dates with Whitechapel to their summer touring schedule. The dates lead directly into recently announced dates with Veil of Maya! The run with Veil of Maya will take the guys through Illinois and Indiana on four dates in June, serving as an excellent and rare opportunity to witness the band in their hometown! See below for all tour dates with Whitechapel and Veil of Maya.

 

The band also just announced brand new co-headlining tour dates on the SLAUGHTER SURVIVORS TOUR with Conducting From The Grave, Scale The Summit, Rings Of Saturn, Volumes, and Structures. The tour begins with a kick-off party in Hollywood, CA at the Key Club on July 21st. See below for this tour date line-up, as well.

 

THE CONTORTIONIST released their debut full-length, Exoplanet, with GOOD FIGHT MUSIC on August 31st, 2010. Their infectious, progressive and rhythmic sounds have brought them comparisons to some of today’s metal greats, such as Meshuggah, The Acacia Strain, and Between the Buried and Me. Purchase your copy of Exoplanet now at Amazon.com, or on iTunes!

 

 

TOUR DATES

W/ WHITECHAPEL

6/16 Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock

6/17 Montebello, QC @ Montebello Marina (as part of PETITE-NATION ROCKFEST)

6/18 Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon

6/19 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance

W/ VEIL OF MAYA

6/23 Peoria, IL @ Brass Rail

6/24 Evansville, IN @ Boney June’s

6/25 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre

6/26 Fort Wayne, IN @ Broadripple

 

SLAUGHTER SURVIVORS TOUR DATES W/ CONDUCTING FROM THE GRAVE, SCALE THE SUMMIT, RINGS OF SATURN, VOLUMES & STRUCTURES

7/21 Hollywood, CA @ Key Club w/ Dawn of Ashes (Official Summer Slaughter Tour Kickoff Party)
7/22 Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
7/23 Gallup, NM @ The Juggernaut
7/24 Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s
7/25 Austin, TX @ Emo’s
7/27 Orlando, FL @ Firestone
7/28 St Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
7/29 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
7/30 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
7/31 Trenton, NJ @ Backstage at Champs
8/03 Wilmington, DE @ Mojo 13
8/04 Amityville, NY @ Broadway Bar
8/05 Holyoke, MA @ Waterfront Tavern
8/06 Amsterdam, NY @ Elks Hall 101
8/07 Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s
8/08 Covington, KY @ The MadHatter
8/10 Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theater
8/11 Steger, IL @ Another Hole In the Wall
8/12 St. Paul, MN @ Station 4
8/13 Des Moines, IA @ People’s Court
8/14 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
8/15 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
8/16 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
8/18 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
8/19 Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
8/20 South Lake Tahoe, CA @ The Skatehouse

 

 

For more information on THE CONTORTIONIST be sure to visit:

http://www.facebook.com/thecontortionist

http://www.twitter.com/tcband

http://www.myspace.com/thecontortionistband

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THE CONTORTIONIST UPDATES FALL TOURING SCHEDULE, NEW DATES AND VENUES ADDED

September 3rd, 2010
THE CONTORTIONIST "Exoplanet"

THE CONTORTIONIST "Exoplanet"

Indianapolis, Indiana’s THE CONTORTIONIST have just made changes to their upcoming fall touring season, so make sure to see below for any new shows or venue updates in your market! These dates are confirmed, and fans should refer to this list for correct dates! Please disregard all previously announced dates.

This fall, THE CONTORTIONIST will hit the road with WAR OF AGES, THE COLOR MORALE, THE GREAT COMMISSION, and LEGEND from October 8th through October 22nd, and will continue across the states with THE ACACIA STRAIN, TERROR, THE RED CHORD, and GAZA from October 29th through November 20th! See below for all current tour dates, and make sure to catch THE CONTORTIONIST ripping up a stage near you!

THE CONTORTIONIST’s brand new GOOD FIGHT MUSIC debut, Exoplanet, is in stores now! Catch THE CONTORTIONIST on the road this fall!

PROJECT AK 47 TOUR W/ WAR OF AGES, THE COLOR MORALE, THE GREAT COMMISSION, LEGEND

10/08 – Edinboro, PA @ The Hangout

10/09 – Kettering, OH @ The Attic

10/10 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys

10/11 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick

10/12 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

10/13 – La Crosse, WI @ WAREHOUSE

10/14 – St Paul, MN @ Station 4

10/15 – South Bend, IN @ Church of The Heartland

10/16 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar

10/17 – Little Rock, AR @ The Village

10/19 – Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue

10/20 – Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G

10/21 – Lynchburg, VA @ Crosspoint Venue

10/22 – Fredericksburg, VA @ The Refuge

W/ only THE GREAT COMMISSION, LEGEND

10/23 – Crofton, MD @ MACC

10/24 – Holyoke, MA @ Water Front Tavern

10/25 – Manchester, NH @ Rocko’s

10/26 – Brooklyn, NY @ Europa

10/27 – Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84

10/28 – Allentown, PA @ Crocodile Rock

W/ THE ACACIA STRAIN, THE RED CHORD, TERROR  & GAZA

10/29 – Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
10/30 – Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s
10/31 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s
11/1 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
11/2 – West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
11/3 – Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
11/4 – Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
11/5 – Jacksonville, FL @ Rain (Plush Complex)
11/6 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Ground Control
11/7 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
11/8 – Macon, GA @ Cox Capitol Theatre

11/9 – Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
11/10 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
11/11– Louisville, KY@ Headliners
11/12 – Milwaukee, WI @The Rave (Basement)
11/13 – Toledo, OH @ Headliner’s
11/14 – Windsor, ON @ Blind Dog
11/15 – London, ON @ Music Hall
11/16 – Longeueil, QC @ Salle Kekpart
11/17 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
11/18 – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
11/19 – Poughkeepsie, NY @The Chance
11/20 – Holyoke, MA @The Waterfront Tavern – A Benefit for Liberty Skrypek
For more information on THE CONTORTIONIST be sure to visit:

http://www.myspace.com/thecontortionistband

http://www.goodfightmusic.com

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THE CONTORTIONIST ANNOUNCES EXTENSIVE FALL TOURING PLANS; NEW ALBUM ‘EXOPLANET’ IN STORES TODAY!

September 1st, 2010
THE CONTORTIONIST "Exoplanet"

THE CONTORTIONIST "Exoplanet"

Indianapolis, Indiana’s THE CONTORTIONIST’s brand new GOOD FIGHT MUSIC debut, Exoplanet, is in stores today! Also, the band is pleased to announce exciting news about their upcoming fall touring season! THE CONTORTIONIST will hit the road with WAR OF AGES, THE COLOR MORALE, THE GREAT COMMISSION, and LEGEND from October 8th through October 22nd, and will continue across the states with THE ACACIA STRAIN, TERROR, THE RED CHORD, and GAZA from October 29th through November 20th! See below for all current tour dates, and make sure to catch THE CONTORTIONIST ripping up a stage near you!

THE CONTORTIONIST recently debuted their album-culminating trifecta, ‘Exoplanet I: Egress’, ‘Exoplanet II: Void’, and ‘Exoplanet III: Light’ at AOL Noisecreep! Make sure to head over to the site to listen to the masterful close to Exoplanet. Also, do not forget to cruise over to fellow esteemed metal blog MetalSucks.net to listen to the new track ‘Advent’!

Exoplanet album cut ‘Expire’ is now available for streaming on the brand new MySpace page! You can also hear ‘Expire’ on Sirius XM’s Liquid Metal, and can request it instantly by tweeting to @JoseMangin and/or @SXMLiquidMetal, or by heading to the Sirius XM Liquid Metal Facebook page! THE CONTORTIONIST’s track ‘Primal Directive’ is included on the new, free FYE/Decibel sampler! The sampler can be found at www.tonesofdeath.com/fye/.

Catch THE CONTORTIONIST on the road this fall!

PROJECT AK 47 TOUR W/ WAR OF AGES, THE COLOR MORALE, THE GREAT COMMISSION, LEGEND

October 8th – Erie, PA @ The Hangout

October 9th – Dayton, OH @ The Attic

October 10th – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys

October 11th – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick

October 12th – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

October 14th – St. Paul, MN @ Station 4

October 15th – South Bend, IN @ Church of The Heartland

October 16th – St.Louis, MO @ Fubar

October 19th – Douglasville, GA @ 7 Venue

October 21st – Lynchburg, VA @ Crosspoint Venue

October 22nd – Fredericksburg, VA @ The Refuge

TO CATCH A PREDATOUR W/ THE ACACIA STRAIN, TERROR, THE RED CHORD, GAZA
October 29th – Albany, NY @ Northern Lights
October 30th – Jermyn, PA @ Eleanor Rigby’s
October 31st – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s
November 1st – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
November 2nd – Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
November 3rd – Wilmington, NC @ The Soapbox
November 4th – Spartanburg, SC @ GZSC
November 5th – Jacksonville, FL @ Rain
November 6th – West Palm Beach, FL @ Ground Control
November 7th – Tampa, FL @ State Theatre
November 9th – Birmingham, AL @ Zyedeco
November 10th – Nashville TN @ Rocket Town
November 11th – Louisville, KY @ Headliners
November 12th – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
November 13th – Toledo, OH @ Headliners
November 14th – Windsor, ONT @ Blind Dog
November 15th – London, ON @ Music Hall
November 16th – Longeueil, QC @ Salle Kekpart
November 17th – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
November 18th – Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
November 19th – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
November 20th – Holyoke, MA @ The Waterfront Tavern – A Benefit for Liberty Skrypek

For more information on THE CONTORTIONIST be sure to visit:

http://www.myspace.com/thecontortionistband

http://www.goodfightmusic.com

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