Spiritbox have announced their debut album, Eternal Blue

Check out Spiritbox's new single Secret Garden, and get the lowdown on the band's highly-anticipated debut album Eternal Blue (which features a guest appearance from a certain Sam Carter of Architects…)

Spiritbox have announced their debut album, Eternal Blue
Emily Carter
Travis Shinn

It's finally on the way! Spiritbox have announced details of their highly-anticipated debut album Eternal Blue.

The Canadian metal stars will be unleashing their new LP on September 17 via Rise Records, with vocalist Courtney LaPlante sharing, "We are very anxious to release our album, it is a body of work we have been accumulating for over two years. Having the recording process put on hold for so long due to the pandemic has made me see that I can never take the experience of tracking an album for granted ever again.

"I must say that although we never intended to wait so long to do this record, I think it did help the songs become stronger. I am so happy with every single song, I wish I could release each one as a single with a music video. They all reflect different moments and influences in our lives.

"We have had enough time to release the exact music we would like to put out into the world, with no need to compromise. Every single note and every single syllable is the music that we have always dreamed of making and we are very proud of it.”

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To coincide with the announcement the band have dropped a new single, Secret Garden, of which Courtney admits: "I think this is the most scared I’ve been to put out a song, because I realise as we continue to release music in single format, listeners can start to assume what kind of band we are, and are alarmed when we do not meet those assumptions. I want to continue to showcase the fluidity that is inherent in heavy music, and even though this is just one part of a full body of work that may not sound exactly like this song, it is a song that we love and are obsessed with. I celebrate variation. Secret Garden is exciting to me, for this reason. I’m scared but excited, like I’m about to hit the big drop on a roller coaster, and I’m fully embracing that."

Listen to Secret Garden now.

The Eternal Blue tracklist is as follows (just look at that special guest on song three!):

1. Sun Killer
2. Hurt You
3. Yellowjacket feat. Architects' Sam Carter
4. The Summit
5. Secret Garden
6. Silk In The Strings
7. Holy Roller
8. Eternal Blue
9. We Live In A Strange World
10. Halcyon
11. Circle With Me
12. Constance

And the artwork looks like this:

Catch Spiritbox live at the following dates this year:

August 2021

28 Reading Festival, UK
29 Leeds Festival, UK

September 2021

9 Blue Ridge Rock Festival, Danville, VA
25 Louder Than Life Festival, Louisville, KY

October 2021

26-29 Coheed & Cambria S.S. Neverender Cruise, Miami to Bahamas

November 2021

11 Welcome To Rockville Festival, Daytona Beach, FL

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