The Contortionist Comments On Recording New Album
Indiana metal powerhouse The Contortionist made the trek down to Audiohammer Studios in Orlando, FL earlier this week to begin the recording process for the follow-up to "Exoplanet." Famed producers Jason Suecof and Eyal Levi (August Burns Red, The Black Dahlia Murder) will be behind the boards for the new release, which is set to hit stores in late spring/early summer 2012.
“The Contortionist's jaw dropping debut was a special record for Good Fight, being one of the first bands we signed to the label,” states Good Fight Music label head Carl Severson. “Watching them grow since the release of Exoplanet has been awesome. Coupling them with the talents of Jason and Eyal at Audiohammer is going to result in an utter monster of an album! Can't wait for it.”
“I'm ready for The Contortionist to take my legs and pretzel them through my eyes while my ears get sonically brutalized,” adds co-producer Jason Suecof.
"It’s really cool that we’re recording in the same studio as some of the same bands that we’ve been listening to for a long time. Some of our favorite records have been produced here,” states guitarist Robby Baca. “Jason is crazy as fuck, Eyal is chill as fuck, and we’re a combination of both so it’s a great fit.”
The Contortionist is set to take part in a live fan chat hosted by Yowie.com on Thursday, February 16th, at 3pm ET/12pm PT. Yowie.com is presenting a unique chance for fans to chat live with the band while are on location at Audiohammer Studios in Orlando, FL during the recording of the new album. The band also has the following upcoming tour dates:
3/29 - Oakland, CA @ Oakland Metro
3/30 - Simi Valley, CA @ 118 West
4/01 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Clubhouse
4/02 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launch Pad
4/03 - Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos
4/04 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
4/05 - Houston, TX @ The Warehouse (Fleshgod Apocalypse joins on this date)
4/06 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
4/07 - Tulsa, OK @ Marquee
4/08 - St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
4/09 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
4/10 - Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
4/11 - Detroit, MI @ Harpos
4/12 - Louisville, KY @ Expo Five
4/13 - Nashville, TN @ The Muse
4/14 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
4/15 - Greensboro, NC @ Greene St.
4/17 - Springfield, VA @ Empire
4/18 - Stanhope, NJ @ Stanhope House
4/19 - New York City, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
4/20 - Worcester, MA @ NEW ENGLAND METAL FEST
4/21 - Syracuse, NY @ The Lost Horizon
4/22 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
4/24 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
4/25 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
4/26 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
4/27 - Sparks, NV @ The Alley
4/28 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
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