June 7, 2023

Portrayal of Guilt have introduced a brand new album, Satan Music, arriving April twentieth through Run for Cowl.

The LP is probably the most bold effort from the Austin band to this point. It options 5 new songs on aspect A and a re-imagining of these 5 songs on aspect B utilizing strings, acoustic bass, and brass. In a hanging transfer, guitarist-vocalist Matt King’s rasps and howls stay within the combine on the orchestral variations.

Forward of the album’s launch date, Portrayal of Guilt have provided up the whole lot of aspect B, which soundtracks a brief movie directed by Emmanuella Zachariou. The total 15-minute clip features as a medieval silent movie, with stark black-and-white cinematography and occult imagery (some NSFW). Zachariou cited inspiration from movies such because the Czech epic Marketa Lazarová, ’90s black metallic promo images, and dungeon synth pioneer Mortiis, amongst different sources.

“After I first heard the B-side of Satan Music, I used to be extraordinarily impressed by the cinematic nature of the music,” Zachariou stated. “As a filmmaker and artist who began working on this business via being an avid lover of music, particularly heavier and darker sounds, it has at all times been a deep private objective of mine to create extra tasks that not solely spotlight the extraordinarily intricate nature of such compositions, however to essentially strive to herald a real cinematic ambiance to assist visualize them.”

It’s definitely an suave teaser for the remainder of the album. The uncompromising vocals, darkish chords and minors heard on the orchestral variations trace at one other brutal providing from PoG, whose music continues to develop extra evil and excessive with every subsequent providing.

Satan Music will likely be accessible on CD and vinyl starting April twenty first through Run for Cowl. A bundled and standalone DVD launch of Zachariou’s quick movie will even be accessible.

Watch the quick movie and see the LP artwork and tracklist beneath.

Satan Music Paintings:

Satan Music Tracklist:
01. One Final Style of Heaven
02. Untitled
03. Burning Hand
04. The place Angels Come to Die
05. Satan Music
06. I (One Final Style of Heaven)
07. II (Untitled)
08. III (Burning Hand)
09. IV (The place Angels Come to Die)
10. V (Satan Music)

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