THE HUMAN ABSTRACT: 'Counting Down The Days' Video Available

"Counting Down The Days", the new video from Los Angeles-based technical progressive metallers THE HUMAN ABSTRACT, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) THe song comes off the band's sophomore full-length album, "Midheaven", which was released in August 2008 via Hopeless Records. The CD "follows a full cycle of man while he makes his ascent and discoveries and is eventually brought down by his lust of conquest and greed," said vocalist Nathan Ells. "Basically we wanted to have this album be cohesive all the way through. We came up with themes for each song and then wrote the songs like we were doing a film score and try to capture the mood musically for what each theme represents."

Although the initial sessions for "Midheaven" were helmed by veteran producer Toby Wright (METALLICA, SLAYER, ALICE IN CHAINS, SOULFLY, FEAR FACTORY), the CD was completed with a different producer and Wright's name was "wiped off all credits," according to drummer Brett Powell.

THE HUMAN ABSTRACT's Hopeless Records debut, "Nocturne", was released in August 2006.

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