(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Editor, RiffRelevant.com)
Swedish traditional metal-influenced band Portrait have announced the news of their imminent return via a new studio effort.
‘Burn The World‘ will be ignited on August 25th through Metal Blade Records.
The band is streaming the title track below today and it is a rather killer cut indeed. The album can be pre-ordered from Metal Blade in the following formats:
- –180g black vinyl
- –pale violet red marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
- –pastel rose marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
- –mahogany brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
- –multi-coloured splatter vinyl (eBay exclusive – limited to 150 copies)
- –orange-red marbled vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 150 copies)
- –box-set (limited to 500 copies) with the album on pale pink clear vinyl and digipak CD, plus a patch, slipmat, photo card (signed by all members), and Mother Sun 12″ featuring a cover of Judas Priest’s “Mother Sun” as well as two exclusive demo versions on side B
- * exclusive bundles with a shirt, plus digital options are also available!
“Burn The World is our fiercest one to-date, holding all aspects of Portrait within it, yet in an even more dynamic, empowered and elevated form than its predecessors. Expect nothing else than sheer heavy metal rage dedicated to all forces that seek to end this world through their fires of adversity.”
“Saturn Return (Intro)”
“Burn The World”
“Further She Rode”
“The Sower’s Cross” (CD bonus track)
“To Die For”
“Pure Of Heart”