Portugal. The Man is an American band from Wasilla, Alaska, and based in Portland, Oregon, made up of former members of the band Anatomy of a Ghost. The group was but is no longer signed to Fearless Records. They now have their own imprint label called Approaching AIRballoons through indie label Equal Vision Records. They have a new album to be released on July 21, 2009 titled "The Satanic Satanist".
The Satanic Satanist is the fourth full length album from experimental rock band Portugal. The Man.The album's artwork is a combination of photographs and watercolor illustrations by lead singer John Gourley.
On June 1st, 2009, the band released the song "People Say" for free download on their official website.
On June 24, 2009, the album leaked on the Internet. Lead singer John Gourley posted a blog regarding the leak on the band's official website . The statement encouraged fans to download the album, but to also support the band and purchase the record upon release if enjoyed.