Progressive metal band The Contortionist are in the middle of a headlining tour promoting their newest album – Clairvoyant. The album was released in September of 2017, bringing along new sounds and intricate guitar patterns unlike anything the band had done before. Performing with them them on the tour are bands Silent Planet and Strawberry Girls. Last Saturday they stopped in Denver – and I was lucky enough to go. I was also fortunate to get a press pass, so I was able to get an amazing view of every band. It was an experience I’ll remember for a long time. These are some of the coolest photos I snapped from the show.
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