The Contortionist Release Video Teaser

The Contortionist

So, to my surprise, a number of you folks checked out a post we’d recently written on the new Contortionist record, suggesting to me that some of you are fans of the band. This post is for you. Just scroll down to the end to find a teaser video for the band’s next album, Language. […]

The Contortionist Announce New Record

The Contortionist

That band The Contortionist have chosen a title for their impending new album. It will drop, from what a press release tells me, on September 16. It will be released through eOne Music/Good Fight Music. Jamie King helmed the sessions for the disc, which will be titled Language. The album will mark the band’s first […]

Architects Pull Out Of Protest The Hero Tour


Believe it, you turkey. Architects have announced their complete withdrawal from Protest the Hero’s ongoing North American tour. They’ve been replaced on the bill by The Contortionist. Says Architects: “There’s no easy way to say this but we have decided to pull out of the remaining Protest the Hero shows in the US. In the […]

The Faceless Release New Video

The Faceless

Wanna see a new video from The Faceless? Then head to the end of this post, yo. That’s where you will find said promo video, which is for The Faceless’ track “Ten Billion Years.” We just got a press release from the band’s label directing us to it. The song appears on their latest album.

Debut EP From i invent Now Available

i invent

It’s true. Our buddies in i invent, a progressive metal band from Beantown, have self-released a debut EP, and without a crowd-funding campaign. Imagine that! The effort, called chasm i, consists of four tracks recorded by Pathogenic drummer Anthony Lusk-Simone. Get it here. A concept piece, it is the first in a planned trilogy of […]

Between The Buried And Me To Tour Australia

Between The Buried and Me

Get ready, my Australian friends. Between The Buried and Me is coming to entertain you and pose for pictures with cuddly koalas. Between The Buried And Me will perform their album The Parallax II: Future Sequence in its entirety on this Australian run. The dates for it follow at the end of this post. I […]

The Contortionist Find New Singer

Mike Lessard

And they just had to look to the band Last Chance to Reason to find him. The Contortionist have announced Mike Lessard of Last Chance To Reason is their permenant vocalist, replacing Jonathan Carpenter, who exited the band earlier this year. “We’re very excited about this announcement,” says guitarist Robby Bacca. “The run of dates […]

Between The Buried And Me Plotting Fall Tour

Between The Buried And Me

And according to an official announcement just released, that tour will feature some other bands you may know. Like The Faceless and The Contortionist. And The Safety Fire. Yup, Between The Buried and Me, a band who are too confusing for me, are touring this fall. I do believe the band’s working on a new […]

Contest: Win Tickets To Road To Metal Fest In New York

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We have two pairs of tickets to give out to our faithful readers. Yes, two pairs of tickets for the Road To Metal Fest Tour, which hits Santos Party House in New York on April 21. Sadly, we only have tickets to give away for the New York show. Wish we could give them away […]

The Contortionist Part With Singer

The Contortionist

Well, that’s sort of an important player in the band, dudes. What the hell? Yes, frontman Jonathan Carpenter and The Contortionist have parted ways, but his interim replacement has already been found. Jonathan and his longtime girlfriend are with child, and so Carpenter has made the responsible decision to focus on his personal life. Mike […]