This is a promotional CD provided for metal and rock radio to accompany the band's USA tour with Opeth in July/August 2003. The title track, Futile, is a new recording that is in a heavy metal style. It will not be included on the next album and is not indicative of the band's stylistic intentions.
- Strip the Soul - Edit: an edited version of In Absentia album track
- Orchidia - A 2003 band recording not otherwise available on disc. MP3 is on PT Web site
- Futile - May 2003 new recording. Commercially unavailable
- Drown With Me - comes from the bonus CD of the European release of “In Absentia”.
- Interview is with Joe Del Tufo May 2003
- Hatesong - Recorded live in Philadelphia, 26 Jul 2002. MP3 is on PT Web site
- Blackest Eyes - From the XM CD
- Death Whispered a Lulaby - Taken from Opeth "Damnation" CD - track co-written and produced by SW