Heavy music for people that are tired of heavy music - Thats what people are saying about chapter seven. Ranging from pained screams to melodic vocals, coupled with assaulting, yet very energetic, driving riffs, the six piece Chicago based band is anything but the typical metal fare. Started in the summer of 2000 chapter seven was formed to be one of the most intense bands in the scene. Characterized by extremely energetic live shows and being known as a band with tremendous presence on stage, the band continues to captivate and move audiences without masks, makeup or gimmicks.
As one of the hardest working bands in the midwest, chapter seven has expanded their fan base by playing 50-60 shows a year, and has shared the stage with several National acts including Cold, 40 Below Summer, Every New Day, Apartment 26, 40 Grit, Primer 55, Dope, E Town Concrete, Otep, The Heavils, Lenon, and Society one to name a few.
In March of 2003, after a releasing a series of samplers chapter seven independently released their debut full length, which despite any formal distribution sold 1,000 copies in only 8 months, and garnered them a slew of regional press and radio play.
After a 4 month hiatus, chapter seven is back with a new bass player, a more focused attitude, and a new full length album in the works. With everything in place, chapter seven now intends to take their career to the next level by consistently continuing to write new material and support their CD through constant touring. chapter seven plans to turn heads and show the industry that they are ready for the next level. 2005 is chapter seven's year. And they plan to establish themselves as THE act to watch for in the very near future. This is one band you definitely do not want to miss..