Swedish technical death metallers ANATA will enter StudioMega in Varberg, Sweden later this month to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Under a Stone with No Inscription". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Complete Demise", "Downward Spiral Into Madness", "The Great Juggler", "I Would Dream Of Blood" and "Disobedience Pays". A late 2005 release via Earache Records imprint Wicked World is expected.Commented frontman Fredrik Schalin: "At the moment, the working title for this album is 'The Conductor's Departure'. It symbolizes the losing of control of your own life. You have all these abilities and potential, but it's all going to waste because you can't make something out of it. Like an orchestra without the conductor, hence the title! "In general this album will be a lot faster, but it also has a lot of slower, heavy and groovy sections," Schalin continued. "When it comes to brutality, impact and assault, I think most people should know what to expect from ANATA. It will be brutal as hell, but it's also much more interesting when it comes to harmonies. The harmonies are much... deeper. Like our drummer Conny (Petterson) said the first time he heard some of it: 'It really sounds like a skeleton playing an old church organ.' I have no idea what that might trigger in your mind, but I was flattered. The thing is that sometimes we should not talk about songs consisting of guitar riffs. Guitars, bass and drums were written at the same time, sometimes note by note. For some parts, if you take the bass guitar out, it will all sound very confusing. In a lot of the harmonies, the bass guitar is the key to the rest of the music. Therefore it will be pretty audible. Otherwise most metal bands seem to use this instrument as some kind of filling in the low end. That is such a waste."
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