Portal are genuinely scary sometimes. The Australian death metal enigma is a band that has successfully created an air of ghastly mysticism around them in everything they do, from their presentation to their live shows and to critically, the deathly music itself. Listen to their album Swarth if you still need convincing.
However, come February they will release a new record Vexovoid (through Profound Lore). Pitchfork are currently streaming a new song now entitled ‘Curtain’, a harrowing, unfathomably heavy and dark track that merely suggests Portal aren’t stepping out of the shadows anytime soon. Listen HERE or below.