Seven Spires Release New Single & Video “Architect of Creation” From Upcoming Album “A Fortress Called Home”

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SEVEN SPIRES shares “Architect of Creation,” the second single from their upcoming studio album “A Fortress Called Home” to be released June 21st via Frontiers Music Srl. The track is accompanied by a new music video, available below.

Frontwoman Adrienne Cowan had this to share about the track: “’Architect of Creation’ is a bombastic romp through many of our favorite genres. On the spectrum from ‘mania to nothing’, this falls heavily on the mania side. But the true joy for me was in the arrangements — painting that world as the scenery of my soul! — and frolicking through them with Devin Townsend-inspired clean vocal stacks and Shagrath-y storytelling harsh vocals.”

Guitarist Jack Kosto follows up with: “Those of you who have been with us since ‘Solveig’ will recognize the horned mask from the cover of that album in this video! Funny enough, during the multi-day shooting process, our rental car was broken into and the mask (along with the rest of all of our stuff) was stolen! We managed to recover it with only a few hours left on the last day of the shoot, and it’s crazy that this important visual piece of SPIRES history was almost lost to time over a freaking car. If you’re interested in the full story, it’s posted on our Patreon.”

Pre-Order ‘A Fortress Called Home’ HERE

“A Fortress Called Home,” SEVEN SPIRES‘ fourth studio album is the highly-anticipated follow-up to “Gods of Debauchery” (2021) and takes their signature blend of symphonic power and extreme metal to new heights, dragging the listener to the deepest abysses in the process. 

Adrienne Cowan comments: “I visited the void twice while writing this album. I don’t know which begat the other. It’s ugly. I love it and I hate it, and I think it’s our best work yet.” 

A Fortress Called Home” was produced, mixed, and mastered by Jack Kosto who had this to say about it: “If our previous albums have intended to take you on an emotional journey of our design, this album forces you to confront the one of your own making. Good luck and enjoy!” 

SEVEN SPIRES’ 2024 touring schedule includes a European tour with SKÁLMÖLD and ATAVISTIA in March, four North American shows as direct support for KAMELOT with AD INFINITUM in April, a headline set at Mile High Power Fest in Denver, CO, in August, and their first-ever headlining Japanese tour with LORDS OF THE TRIDENT in December.

“A Fortress Called Home” Track List:
1 – A Fortress Called Home
2 – Songs Upon Wine-Stained Tongues
3 – Almosttown
4 – Impossible Tower
5 – Love’s Souvenir
6 – Architect of Creation
7 – Portrait of Us
8 – Emerald Necklace
9 – Where Sorrows Bear My Name
10 – No Place for Us
11 – House of Lies
12 – The Old Hurt of Being Left Behind

SEVEN SPIRES is an American symphonic metal band from Boston, MA. Since their inception in 2013 at Berklee College of Music, these best friends have forged their home in the darker corners of the melodic metal world with strikingly emotional filigree and relentless technical prowess. Known as much for their melancholic concept albums as their penchant for pushing genre limits, they draw influence from across the spectrum of metal and beyond, reaching ravenously into jazz, late Romantic-era orchestral music, cinematic soundscapes, and more.

SEVEN SPIRES’ touring history includes North America with ELUVEITIE and OMNIUM GATHERUM in 2023, Europe with TWILIGHT FORCE and SILVER BULLET in 2023, as well as North America with DRAGONFORCEFIREWIND, and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS in 2022. They have also performed at prestigious metal festivals, such as 70000 Tons of MetalMetaldaysProgPower USA, and Mad With Power Fest, where they played a sold-out, nearly two-hour headline show in 2023.

Outside of SEVEN SPIRESAdrienne Cowan tours the world singing with AVANTASIA and SONIC SYMPHONY. Jack Kosto specializes in audio engineering, production, mixing, and mastering. Peter de Reyna works as an artist manager at his own De Reyna Management agency and also plays bass in prog outfit OK GOODNIGHT“A Fortress Called Home” features former drummer Chris Dovas’ final musical performance with SEVEN SPIRES.

SEVEN SPIRES Live Dates 2024

With Skálmöld and Atavistia (as direct support)
Ýdalir European Tour 2024
03/07 PL – Poznan, 2Progi  
03/08 PL – Krakow, Kamienna12  
03/09 SK – Bratislava, Randal  
03/10 CZ – Prag, Futurum  
03/11 DE – Leipzig, Naumanns  
03/12 CH – Zürich, Exil  
03/13 DE – Aschaffenburg, Colos-Saal  
03/14 NL – Tilburg, Hall Of Fame  
03/15 BE – Kortrijk, DVG Club  
03/16 DE – Bremen, Tower  
03/17 DE – Essen, Turock  
03/18 DE – Berlin, Frannz  
03/19 DK – Kolding, Godset  
03/20 NO – Stavanger, Folken  
03/21 NO – Oslo, John Dee  
03/22 SE – Stockholm, Kollektivet  
03/23 SE – Jönköping, Klubb Dissonans  

With Kamelot and Ad Infinitum (as direct support)
Awaken the World Tour 2024
04/25 – Baltimore, MD, Rams Head Live!  
04/26 – Huntington, NY, The Paramount  
04/27 – Boston, MA, Big Night Live  
04/28 – Quebec City, QC, Théâtre Capitole  

With Æther Realm and many more (as headliners)
Mile High Power Fest 2024
08/24 – Denver, CO, The Oriental Theater

With Lords of the Trident (as headliners)
Japan Tour 2024
12/5 – Sendai
12/6 – Tokyo
12/7 – Yokohama
12/8 – Nagoya
12/12 – Kyoto
12/13 – Osaka
12/14 – Hiroshima
12/15 – Fukuoka

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