Swedish Heavy Metal titans PORTRAIT are pleased to announce a seven date tour of the UK and Ireland, in support of their recent, critically acclaimed third album "Crossroads".
Commencing in early 2015, the
band will lay waste to venues the length and breadth of the country in a blaze
of twin-guitar fuelled metal mayhem! Entitled "Seven Ageless Rites UK and
Ireland" these shows will see PORTRAIT take their brand glorious,
galloping, honest Heavy Metal to a whole new audience, and ensure that their
reputation for delivering the goods in fine style will be cemented, and indeed
enhanced, in the hearts and minds of UK and Irish metal fans
Support on this tour comes in the form of Northern Ireland's
RABID BITCH OF THE NORTH.
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"The Seven Ageless Rites UK and Ireland tour"
30/01/14 IE -
Limerick - Dolan's Warehouse
31/01/14 IE - Dublin - Gypsy Rose Rock and Blues
01/02/14 UK - Belfast - Voodoo
03/02/14 UK - Glasgow - Ivory
04/02/14 UK - Lancaster - The Yorkshire House
06/02/14 UK -
Birmingham - The Asylum
07/02/14 UK - London - Black Heart Camden
support of these dates and the "Crossroads" album, the band will
also be releasing a split album entitled "Under Command" on Metal
Blade, together with brothers-in-arms RAM on December, 5th. Consisting of
six songs (three from each band), the three PORTRAIT songs on offer will
feature an exclusive, brand-new tune entitled "Martial Lead", a cover of
the RAM song "Blessed to be Cursed" and the bands unique take on
the classic Exciter song "Aggressor"!
Surf over to the landing
page at metalblade.com/undercommand to check out RAM's version
of "Welcome To My Funeral", originally performed by PORTRAIT. At
the same location you can pre-order your copy of the split which will be
available on CD and vinyl in different colours. There is also a shape