The Contortionist have just announced the Aug. 9 release of their forthcoming EP, Our Bones. Hear the new song "Early Grave" below.

It's the first dose of new music from the progressive outfit since releasing Clairvoyant in 2017, blending post-rock elements into a sludgy and progressive metallic foundation.

The material from the EP was culled from ideas guitarist Robby Baca was experimenting with during soundchecks on the road.

"Once I was finally able to get Robby to record that riff we started piecing together the song in the back of the van, while on tour in Europe," recalled singer Michael Lessard.

"We try to do something different with everything we create," the frontman said of the EP. "With our albums, we tend to work with overarching interconnected themes. Our Bones is a departure. It offered an opportunity to dive into some things we haven’t had a chance to explore, and the shorter EP format allowed us to be hyper-focused on each song."

Our Bones will be released through Entertainment One / Good Fight Music. Pre-order your copy here.

See the album artwork and track listing below as well as The Contortionist's summer tour dates supporting Between the Buried and Me.

The Contortionist, “Early Grave”

The Contortionist Our Bones Album Art + Track Listing

eOne / Good Fight

01. "Follow"
02. "Early Grave"
03. "All Grey"
04. "1979"

Between the Buried and Me / The Contortionist / Nick Johnston Summer 2019 Tour

July 06 - Quebec City, Quebec @ Festival D' Ete, L’Imperial
July 07 – Ottawa, Ontario @ Barrymore’s Music Hall
July 09 – Kitchener, Ontario Elements
July 10 – London, Ontario @ London Music Hall
July 11 – Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Elevation
July 13 – Winnipeg, Manitoba @ The Garrick
July 14 – Regina, Saskatchewan @ The Exchange
July 16 – Fargo, N.D. @ The Windbreak
July 17 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Varsity Theater*
July 18 – Oshkosh, Wis. @ Rock USA 2019 - Ford Festival Park**
July 20 – Newport, Ky. @ Thompson House
July 21 – Syracuse, N.Y. @ Westcott Theater
July 23 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ The Rex Theatre*
July 24 – Clifton Park, N.Y. @ Upstate Concert Hall
July 25 – New Haven, Ct. @ Toad’s Place
July 26 – Providence, R.I. @ Fete Music Hall
July 27 – Bangor, Maine @ Impact Festival Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion**
July 28 – Reading, Pa. @ Reverb
July 29 – Richmond, Va. @ The Broadberry

*Not With The Contortionist
**Festival Performance

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