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Portal

Portal

Type:
Demo
Release date:
1995
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Independent
Format:
Cassette
Reviews:
5 reviews (avg. 38%)
1. Endless Endeavors 03:55   Show lyrics
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2. Karma's Plight 05:20   Show lyrics
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3. Circle 05:10   Show lyrics
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4. Costumed in Grace 04:24   Show lyrics
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5. Cosmos 04:20   Show lyrics
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6. Crawl Above 03:57   Show lyrics
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7. Mirror Child 05:03   Show lyrics
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8. Road to You 04:24   Show lyrics
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9. Belong 04:19   Show lyrics
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10. Not the Same 04:29   Show lyrics
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Band members
Chris Kringel Bass
Sean Reinert (R.I.P. 2020) Drums, Percussion
Jason Gobel Guitars
Paul Masvidal Guitars, Vocals
Aruna Abrams Vocals, Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Robert Venosa (R.I.P. 2011) Artwork
Eric Koondel Mastering
Chris Kringel Bass
Sean Reinert (R.I.P. 2020) Drums, Percussion
Jason Gobel Guitars
Paul Masvidal Guitars, Vocals
Aruna Abrams Vocals, Keyboards
Robert Venosa (R.I.P. 2011) Artwork
Eric Koondel Mastering
Read Nobody Cares, Again 31% GuntherTheUndying October 7th, 2012
Read Move over Lilith, this is... 72% autothrall March 23rd, 2012
Read Portal - Portal 50% mentalselfmutilation May 16th, 2008
Read How Could They...? 20% FrostbittenCandy November 21st, 2005
Read Boring! 15% nahuel666 February 17th, 2005

- Originally recorded only on cassette, it was sold only during Cynic's July/August 2010 Re-Traced / Re-Focused Live tour.
- Reissued by Season of Mist Records on March 23, 2012 repackaged as a Cynic compilation retitled as The Portal Tapes, now issued in limited edition digipak & vinyl editions with slightly altered artwork.

"Cosmos" features excerpts from the writings of Paramahansa Yogananda (1893-1952) narrated by his disciple Rachel Faye Wright aka Sri Daya Mata (1914-2010).

On a few Cynic "Focus" reissues that include these songs, the song "Circle" is titled "The Circle is Gone".

Recording information:

- Written & recorded between 1994-1995.
- Produced by Portal.

Added by: Derigin Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2014-10-04 23:45:51 Last modified on: 2021-02-28 20:59:19