The Contortionist Album Details
2012-05-30 by Spec | 75 Comments

Deathcore band The Contortionist will release their new album entitled 'Intrinsic' on July 17th. Details and track-
listing can be found below.

https://eonemusic.createsend.com/t/ViewEmail/r/A8B25C9D4C648C16/C67FD2F38AC4859C/

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EJinHD
May 30th 2012

89 Comments


I will be purchasing this for sure.

Durrzo
May 30th 2012

1093 Comments


I don't like their vocalist that much but otherwise I think this band rules. Their hyper melodic sections (Flourish) give me eargasms.

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Yazz_Flute
May 30th 2012

18769 Comments


Fuck yeah

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MarkTheDead
May 30th 2012

649 Comments


Sexy time.

ZeroTolerance
May 30th 2012

434 Comments


Yes!

TheFantasticDangler
May 30th 2012

1152 Comments


Will be epic.

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MalleusMaleficarum
May 30th 2012

14245 Comments


will be horr-awful

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bloc
May 30th 2012

34735 Comments


Really liking the album art

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Shevanel92
May 30th 2012

80 Comments


Been patiently waiting for this. Out a few days after my birthday too, would you look at that.

elephantREVOLUTION
May 30th 2012

2740 Comments


sweet. hopefully they can top exoplanet

BigPleb
May 30th 2012

35340 Comments


Should be solid.

CityofGhosts
May 30th 2012

20 Comments


heard some of their new songs a few months ago, lot of ambience, lots n LOTS of progressive elements. didn't hear a breakdown in the middle either.

Makemebad35
May 30th 2012

741 Comments


Funny I just ordered their older CD last night. Guess I'll be getting this one as well when it comes out.

taa672
May 30th 2012

29 Comments


Between this and periphery announcing album details I just don't know what to do with myself right now, I'm more excited for this than periphery though.

ILJ
May 30th 2012

6651 Comments


Fuuuuuuck yeah.

Will kick ass.

DotEight
May 30th 2012

5482 Comments


So fucking excited.

ChrisWyatt
May 30th 2012

88 Comments


Will rule

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FearThyEvil
May 30th 2012

12467 Comments


Between this and periphery announcing album details I just don't know what to do with myself right now, I'm more excited for this than periphery though.

Lol I guess it doesn't take much to excite you.

DotEight
May 30th 2012

5482 Comments


Periphery blows compared to this band, like can't even compete.

ZilbelPing
May 30th 2012

6099 Comments


Sweet.

Scoot
May 30th 2012

17711 Comments


"will be horr-awful"

no

tempest--
May 30th 2012

13035 Comments


Going to rule so hard.

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wacknizzle
May 30th 2012

12874 Comments


A room full of hard-ons and nowhere to sit down.

This might be pretty sick, couldn't really get into Exoplanet tho.

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Devastator
May 30th 2012

2475 Comments


Woop woop album will be sexy.

TomAkaVeto
May 30th 2012

1616 Comments


This will almost certainly top the new Periphery album. And from what I've heard from them playing new songs live, this will probably top Exoplanet.



manicmonkey
May 30th 2012

456 Comments


I saw these guys on friday, the two new songs they played sound quite proggy. It's going to be hard to top exoplanet but my god i hope they do

DotEight
May 30th 2012

5482 Comments


"the two new songs they played sound quite proggy"

Uhm, do you even know TC? Every song they have ever made is proggy.

YetAnotherBrick
May 30th 2012

4405 Comments


"Every song they have ever made is proggy."

nah, they have a few pretty straight-forward deathcore tunes

album is gonna rule hard, though. With Exoplanet, I predicted (well, me and many others it seems) that this band would do great things.

wacknizzle
May 30th 2012

12874 Comments


They're a bit propgy, their breakdowns for the most part are not, Exoplanet used the same sounding ones too much, I hope they move past that.

ApocalypticCows
May 30th 2012

6 Comments


Will rule hard

CrimsonLies
May 30th 2012

2013 Comments


Doubt I was the first 50 preorder but the first 100 for sure.
Dogtags. :D

ILJ
May 30th 2012

6651 Comments


Exoplanet definitely had a bit too much deathcore in it for my tastes, but they did do a good job at mixing the prog and the deathcore well. Like Flourish. Fuck that song is hngggg.

DotEight
May 30th 2012

5482 Comments


Flourish and Ocsillator are mint.

botb
May 30th 2012

9628 Comments


so excited.

Kbusch123
May 30th 2012

104 Comments


cant.....wait.....any longer D:

DotEight
May 30th 2012

5482 Comments


Oh yes you can bby

manicmonkey
May 30th 2012

456 Comments


"Uhm, do you even know TC? Every song they have ever made is proggy."

I'm pretty familiar with the band, yes. Their new stuff will be more progressive than their past albums, from what I heard they toned down the junz a bit.

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1434 Comments


"Their hyper melodic sections (Flourish) give me eargasms."

The main reason I really like this band.

Durrzo
May 31st 2012

1093 Comments


I could listen to Flourish and Oscillator on repeat for a loooong time.. and I have. I can't think of a single other band that does such epic melodic pieces. My only complaint is that there isn't more of that stuff, they do it so well it's hard not to want more of it. Heavy is good and all but fuuuuuck that stuff is so awesome.

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1434 Comments


You're right man, it's definitely why they stand out in an otherwise awful genre. The argument could also be made that those sections wouldn't be as effective is they occured more often. But I would agree with you that they should experiment with it a bit more than they already do.

Dashy
May 31st 2012

421 Comments


Excited for this. Exoplanet is so good.

IFeelTeeth
May 31st 2012

26 Comments


Love this band.
I feel there drummer could step it up though, just sayin.

TooLateToGoBack
May 31st 2012

1758 Comments


I enjoyed Exoplanet, so hopefully this'll be even better.

Spec
May 31st 2012

27102 Comments


Yeah this is gon be siiick.

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avnrdragon
May 31st 2012

20 Comments


SO STOKED

avnrdragon
May 31st 2012

20 Comments


AND WILL SURVIVE BY OUR DEEDS

Pankar95
May 31st 2012

137 Comments


Awsome band.
There is good chance this will rule

VanitySeason
May 31st 2012

396 Comments


oh yes

oh yes

Motiv3
May 31st 2012

8921 Comments


oh god jason suecof is producing :/.

AnEpicDeath
May 31st 2012

189 Comments


Sick. Will be pre-ordering this one.

TheFantasticDangler
May 31st 2012

1152 Comments


@Motiv3

I share your concern, but the band can't stop talking about how much they love the sound of it on fb. And i trust them.

AbAeterno8
May 31st 2012

25 Comments


Hells yes. Exoplanet is easily one of my favorite albums of the past five years or so, although I will agree that there are a few too many breakdowns in it. Still, the title track, Oscillator, and Contact alone make up for any issues I have.

loveisamixtape
May 31st 2012

5929 Comments


The fact that they had to rush writing and recording Exoplanet makes me believe that this will be incredible, based off of the live tracks on youtube and the fact that Exoplanet was fucking awesome itself.

So stoked.

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Spec
May 31st 2012

27102 Comments


Who's Jason Suecof?

coneren
May 31st 2012

11111 Comments


me why?

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1434 Comments


"Hells yes. Exoplanet is easily one of my favorite albums of the past five years or so, although I will agree that there are a few too many breakdowns in it. Still, the title track, Oscillator, and Contact alone make up for any issues I have."

Band's can still employ breakdowns often throughout their music and not have it detract from their tunes. If it's done right, and not used as a cruch, there's nothing wrong with them. The Opposite of December by Poison The Well is a classic example of this.

Spec
May 31st 2012

27102 Comments


Deathcore kids on the site act like they don't like breakdowns.

BugZoid
May 31st 2012

331 Comments


This shall be worth checking into. I honestly feel they will be able to blow their previous release way the fuck out of the water.

Apollo
May 31st 2012

10283 Comments


will be great

bobafe6604
May 31st 2012

65 Comments


Vocalist sucks

bloc
May 31st 2012

34735 Comments


RAAAR REEE ROOOOO GRRRRRR

^You mean that guy?

MalleusMaleficarum
May 31st 2012

14245 Comments


i'll give it a chance guys but dont get mad when it sucks

ILJ
May 31st 2012

6651 Comments


If they make just one song as good as Flourish it'll be worth it. I could listen to that song for years.

MalleusMaleficarum
May 31st 2012

14245 Comments


thats like,

your problem man

KSK1
May 31st 2012

4077 Comments


Vocalist does kinda suck.

FearThyEvil
May 31st 2012

12467 Comments


Even though I like this band some of these comments are just pathetic of how much praise they give these guys like their the second coming. It's good deathcore but not album of the year material some said about Exoplanet.

loveisamixtape
June 1st 2012

5929 Comments


Hopefully Jonathan won't be as br00tal this album, but it honestly never bothered me that much. The instrumentals make up for it.

TheFantasticDangler
June 1st 2012

1152 Comments


Thank you for rescuing us all from our delusions oh mighty FearThyEvil9

Durrzo
June 1st 2012

1093 Comments


This made me want to listen to Exoplanet again... So I did. And I came to the conclusion the vocalist ruins a lot of the material for me. His growls are so dull and there's little to no variation to them throughout the abum. If they had a great vocalist I would absolutely love this band.

Tyrael
June 1st 2012

20797 Comments


the album art is gorgeous

Graveyard
June 1st 2012

5675 Comments


"the album art is gorgeous"

Never judge a book by its cover

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TheFantasticDangler
June 1st 2012

1152 Comments


^ wake the fuck up

RunOfTheMill
June 2nd 2012

1431 Comments


I saw them live about a week ago. Great show, I'm really digging their sound.

Abrogation
June 8th 2012

38 Comments


This and the new The Faceless.

/drool,

killians202
July 10th 2012

62 Comments


The 3 hexagons on cover of the new album bear a striking resemblance to the windows icon for "TuneUp Utilities" ...anyone else notice?



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