The Chapter is from Lisbon, Portugal, and was formed in February 2004 by Gonçalo Carvalho, João Gomes, and Pedro Antunes. Later that same year, Pedro Almeida and Vasco Macau joined the band. In 2006 the band released their first studio work entitled “Into the abyss”. Due to personal and professional reasons the project was on standby between 2008 and 2015.
In 2015 Pedro Antunes talked the guys into getting back playing together. The band began to compose their first album, starting the recording sessions in 2016. By this time Pedro Rodrigues and Eurico Mealha were already part of the band. On 30 October of 2017, and with no label, the band released their first album, entitled “Angels and Demons”.
The Chapter’s sound is a blend of several styles. From Doom to Death Metal with some influences of goth, mixing them together to create a sound of their own. As influences, The Chapter has cited: Moonspell, Opeth, Dark Tranquility, Paradise Lost, Orphaned Land, Katatonia among others.