Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Contortionist posts new song

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Heavy progressive rock act THE CONTORTIONIST have debuted a brand new single titled "Language I: Intuition" the first half of the title track from their upcoming LP Language, due out September 15, 2014.

Check out "Language I: Intuition" here:

"Conceptually, the song highlights the intuitive nature that stems from the creative process itself", says guitarist Cameron Maynard. This is the first new material we've heard from the band since the release of Intrinsic in 2012. The band also shot an all new music video for the new track with Corey Norman at Bonfire Films, which will be debuted very soon.

The band will release the new full length via eOne Music / Good Fight Music. The Contortionist tapped producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME) to produce at The Basement Recording Studio in Winston-Salem, NC. "Making this record from start to finish was quite an experience," says guitarist Robby Baca. "From the initial attempts at songwriting to the tracking sessions with Jamie, it's an experience that I cant wait to share with everyone."

Language will be the third LP installment from the band and first with new vocalist Michael Lessard who offers, "I'm beyond happy to share this album with people! The experience and result are something I'm proud to have been a part of. I think this album will show how we've all progressed as writers and players."

An array of pre-orders are available now including bundles including shirts, vinyl and even the chance to win a 7-string guitar from Ibanez. Fans who pre-order Language via iTunes will get the newest single "Language, I: Intuition" right away.

The band hit the UK and Europe for the first time this autumn, touring with PROTEST THE HERO and THE FACELESS; make sure to check them out on one of these dates:

14 November Germany Leipzig Conne Island
15 November Czech Rep Pilsen Pod Lampou
16 November Germany Berlin Bi Nuu
18 November Norway Oslo John Dee
19 November Sweden Gothenburg Sticky Fingers
20 November Denmark Aarhus Voxhall
21 November Holland Enschede Atak
22 November Germany Köln Essigfabrik
24 November Belgium Antwerpen Trix
25 November UK Southampton Mo Club
26 November UK Manchester Academy2
28 November Ireland Dublin Voodoo Lounge
29 November North Ireland Belfast Limelight 2
30 November UK Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
01 December Scotland Edinburgh Studio 24
02 December UK London Koko
04 December France Paris Trabendo
05 December Germany Karlsruhe Substage
06 December Italy Milano Live Forum
07 December Italy Rome Traffic Club
08 December Germany München Backstage
09 December Austria Wien Arena
10 December Switzerland Geneve L'Usine
12 December Switzerland Winterthur Gaswerk Kulturzentrum
13 December France Lyon Warmaudio

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