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The Contortionist Comments On Seeking New Vocalist

The Contortionist has officially launched a search to replace frontman Jonathan Carpenter, who left the band last month.

The Contortionist has uploaded two instrumental tracks right here, and the band encourages applicants to complete a vocal demo of at least one, but preferably both songs (YouTube preferred) and send the link via email to thecontortionistsingersearch@gmail.com along with any other pertinent info. Other criteria needed are:

-Must be local to Indianapolis area or willing/able to travel/relocate.
-Must be 18+ years old
-Preferably able to play keyboards/synth in a live setting but not required.
-Preferably has some previous tour, songwriting, and studio experience.
-Must be free of any full time commitments (such as school or work) and ready to commit to the band FULL TIME starting June 1, 2013.

"We aren't just looking for someone that can show off their skills as a musician," says guitarist Cameron Maynard. "The band needs someone special that personally favors the traveling, and it should be in this person's best interest to truly enjoy performing and working creatively day in and day out."

The Contortionist released "Intrinsic" earlier this year, which landed at number #107 on the Billboard Top 200, #15 on the Hard Music Chart, and #3 on the New Artist Chart. You can also catch the band live:

4/17/2013 Greensboro, NC Green Street
4/18/2013 VA Beach, VA Shakas
4/20/2013 Worcester, MA NEMF
4/21/2013 New York City, NY Santos Party House
4/22/2013 W Chester, PA The Note
4/23/2013 Buffalo, NY Xtreme Wheels
4/24/2013 Pittsburgh, PA Ironworks
4/25/2013 Cleveland, OH Peabody's
4/26/2013 Joliet, IL Mojoes
4/27/2013 Iowa City, IA Blue Moose

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1. Deathblooms writes:

If they don't have a vocalist what are they doing with these upcoming shows? No vocals or is there a guest vocalist?

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2. xFiruath writes:

I think it's a guest vocalist - let me double check though if there's anything official and I'll update the story.

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