The Contortionist is an American progressive metal band from Indianapolis, Indiana. Formed in 2007, the band consists of guitarist Robby Baca, guitarist Cameron Maynard, drummer Joey Baca, vocalist Mike Lessard and bassist Christopher Tilley. They have released two studio albums and two EPs. The band signed with E1 and Good Fight Music in early 2010 . The Contortionist has toured with many bands including Hatebreed, Born of Osiris, Periphery, Between the Buried and Me, All Shall Perish, Veil of Maya, After the Burial, and Protest the Hero.