New storytellers have joined the ever-expanding ranks of Frontiers Music srl, but this metal quartet brings music of a much heavier variety than the label’s usual offerings. Drawing on the cinematic grandeur of symphonic metal, while hardening their bite with tastes of melodic death and blackened atmospheres, Seven Spires are dazzling stars that transcend the simple classification of any one subgenre as they weave their majesty. On February 14th, the friends that first met in music school will be releasing their sophomore album titled “Emerald Seas,” the thirteen-track conceptual prequel to their 2017 debut album “Solveig.”
Despite their recent entry to the scene, Seven Spires has moved forward with confidence and poise, enlisting the role of seasoned expert Sascha Paeth to mix “Emerald Seas.” Vocalist Adrienne Cowan made her mark on 2019 with her role in Sascha Paeth’s Masters of Ceremony, but continues to demonstrate her vocal prowess within the varied folds of “Emerald Seas.” But proof of Seven Spire’s versatility expands ever wider as they prepare to serve as a supporting act for two wildly different bills. Shortly after the album’s release, the band will embark on a spring tour as a supporting act for Insomnium and Omnium Gatherum, but will hit the road again in the fall as support for Amaranthe and Battle Beast.
“Emerald Seas” is the result of a bold step forward in a thrilling musical journey and provides yet another chance for passionate artists to reveal the complexity of their unique musical vision. Co-founders Adrienne Cowan and guitarist Jack Kosto spoke at length with contributor Samantha Buckman on the songwriting process, the story behind “Emerald Seas,” and on the many emotions surrounding the upcoming tours. Listen to their conversation below and make sure to follow Sonic Perspectives on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to be notified about new interviews and contents we publish on a daily basis.
Slideshow photographs by Alvalar Photography