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|1. Primal Directive|
|8. Axiom [Instrumental]|
|9. Exoplanet I: Egress|
|10. Exoplanet II: Void|
|11. Exoplanet III: Light|
I first heard the band about a week ago and I've listened to this album every day since.
I strongly recommend this album if you're a fan of progressive metal, death metal, atmospheric metal, or just great music in general.
Interesting progressions, key changes, and modal sounds show off the talent of these musicians.
This is a pretty solid album. While I think they should have toned the abrasive "deathcore" parts back several notches, the polyrhythms and syncopations are mind-blowing... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sean Tousey-Pfarrer
The Contortionist are of today's modern metal bands that have really grabbed my attention as of late, and not to mention they've also have risen to be one of my favorite new bands... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jeremy Brackeen
First off, I love this album and it is easily one of my top 10 favorites all time.
My unhappiness stems from ordering the vinyl to frame and all that came was the... Read more
One of modern metal's main front-runners are The Contortionist. Combining elements of progressive metal, death metal, and ambient styles in a unique and innovative mix, they have... Read morePublished on November 3, 2012 by Pete
I just happened to come across this from looking at other bands that people have bought. I read a few reviews which can leave one feeling mislead about anything. Read morePublished on July 16, 2012 by Just some old guy.
Why not right? There are smart phones, smart cars, smart TVs, etc. Anyways, that's the impression I get when I think about The Contortionist. Read morePublished on March 12, 2012 by Fryeguy
I saw this band while I was waiting for Periphery to get on stage. They didn't quite steal the show, but it was veeeery close. Read morePublished on December 9, 2011 by S. Hyvonen
When I first it I was kinda ehh about it, sounded interesting to me.
I bought the CD and right after the song Primal Directive I was hooked. Read more