Porter channels his frustration about the state of the world into a glorious rock and roll record. The lyrical bite can be potent yet not without a glimmer of optimism and rebellion. “Our redemption song can topple walls but first we must compose it,” he sings on “The Dream Is Dead”.
Key Tracks: Communion in the Ashes, Waiting for a Sign, Back to the Wild, The Dream Is Dead, Anything For Greed, This Fear Won’t Control Me
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