“While social, moral, personal, political, and philosophical tensions flare to a boiling point, Portrayal of Guilt incinerate the lines between screamo, grindcore, death metal, noise, and powerviolence. From the ashes, the Austin, TX three-piece assemble a cinematic soundtrack to nihilism (as if John Carpenter grew up on Converge). This sensory assault defined their 2018 full-length debut, Let Pain Be Your Guide, which garnered acclaim from NPR, Stereogum, and Brooklyn Vegan who christened it, “One of the best punk albums of 2018.” With nearly 1 million
cumulative streams, the band shared stages with the likes of Majority Rule, PG.99, Skeletonwitch, Touché Amoré, and Deafheaven.
However, this gospel of apathy resounds with more pain and power than ever on their 2019 debut EP for Closed Casket Activities, Suffering Is A Gift.
In the end, Portrayal of Guilt ignite an incendiary new chapter. It’s music for a world on fire.”