SEVEN SPIRES ‘Lightbringer’ (feat. Casey Lee Williams)

Fronted by singer Adrienne Cowan, the acclaimed US metal quartet Seven Spires return with their third and most ambitious album to date, ‘Gods Of Debauchery’, which is set for release on 10th September. Thematically, it continues the ‘hero’s journey’ concept of its predecessors, ‘Solveig’ (2017) and ‘Emerald Seas’ (2020).

The latest single to be issued ahead of the record is ‘Lightbringer’, which the band state “is a song about revelling in life’s fleeting pleasures and indulging the parts of yourself that the world has demonised. It was born from a love of Korean Pop Music, and in the context of our new album it sees our detached anti-hero sailing from port to port, collecting a loyal crew of devotees without regard for the collateral damage left in their wake.”

SEVEN SPIRES
LIGHTBRINGER
[feat. CASEY LEE WILLIAMS]


new single
out 26.07.21
(Frontiers)

video

Seven Spires – “Lightbringer” ft. Casey Lee Williams – Official Music Video


from the album
GODS OF DEBAUCHERY
out 10.09.21

pre-order link
orcd.co/godsofdebauchery

video for title song
youtu.be/_O7LUgm9JKw



Seven Spires specialise in melancholic tales and tenebrous grandeur. Part bittersweet melodic metal anthems, part apocalyptic melodic death/black metal and part Romantic Classical poets, they are storytellers who draw inspiration from the entire metal spectrum and beyond to weave tragedies of demons, death, love and the peculiarities of the human condition. ‘Gods Of Debauchery’ is a stylistic feast and an exquisite sonic and lyrical journey that presents a band deserving of a place at the forefront of their genre.

The band explain that the album contains influences from “video games, films and TV soundtracks such as Skyrim, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Lucifer, Pirates of the Caribbean, Marvel films and many more, as well as our love of classic Kamelot, Dimmu Borgir, Fleshgod Apocalypse and late Romantic classical music. The most important part of making art is staying true to yourself, and we have unapologetically done exactly that, which meant exploring every corner of what we love about music and constantly pushing the technical limits of our own musicianship.”

As with both of their previous albums, ‘Gods Of Debauchery’ has seen the band team up with Sascha Paeth (Avantasia, Kamelot, Epica) for its mixing and mastering. Adrienne Cowan was previously handpicked by Paeth to front his band Sascha Paeth’s Masters of Ceremony and was also chosen as one of the touring vocalists for the hugely popular Avantasia project.

Following the release of ‘Emerald Seas’ via Frontiers in early 2020, Seven Spires had multiple high profile support slots lined up to promote it, all of which had to be cancelled when the coronavirus pandemic struck. The band took the opportunity to commence work on a follow-up album, which became the mammoth 70+ minute masterpiece that is ‘Gods Of Debauchery’. Epic in scope and reach, it is an album that displays a remarkable progression well beyond their years.

GODS OF DEBAUCHERY
TRACKLISTING

1  Wanderer’s Prayer
2  Gods Of Debauchery
3  The Cursed Muse
4  Ghost Of Yesterday
5  Lightbringer (feat. Casey Lee Williams)
6  Echoes Of Eternity
7  Shadow On An Endless Sea
8  Dare To Live
9  In Sickness, In Health
10  This God Is Dead (feat. Roy Khan)
11  Oceans Of Time
12  The Unforgotten Name
13  Gods Amongst Men
14 Dreamchaser
15  Through Lifetimes
16  Fall With Me



SEVEN SPIRES
Adrienne Cowan – vocals, orchestrations
Jack Kosto – guitars
Peter de Reyna – bass
Chris Dovas – drums

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