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Anata Issues Studio Update

Swedish death metal masters ANATA have posted an update from the studio on the recording process of their upcoming new album.

ANATA drummer CONNY PETTERSSON gives the final update regarding the recording of the drums in his studio diary:

"This was the final recording day. We started by changing the snare head and Jens tuned all the drums into perfection as every other day. I had two tracks left to do. I started with Greed conquers all; the first track written for this album. It's a fast killer track and also one of my favourites. It has a small part sometime after its first guitar solo, where the drums and guitars go a little crazy. We did several takes for this part and both Fredrik and I thought it sounded as it should. Jens still wanted me to play more and more and Fredrik said: "I think Conny have done 5 or 6 perfect takes now in a row, I can't hear what is wrong." But Jens is not satisfied with everything only being in time; he also wants the drums to sound right in a way we couldn't understand. Fredrik went nervous and walked out of the control room. And I struggled some more and suddenly Jens was happy. We have always believed that we were the worst perfectionists possible, and people would tell us; "No one will hear the difference anyway." But now it was the other way around."

Read CONNY's entire studio drum diary here.

Check out pictures from the studio here.

Following on from 2006's THE CONDUCTOR'S DEPARTURE, ANATA's as-yet-untitled fifth full-length album is being recorded in two locations, with the drums being recorded at Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, PARADISE LOST) in Orebro, Sweden, while the guitars, bass and vocals will all be recorded by the band themselves with their own equipment.

ANATA have revealed a tentative track listing for the upcoming album, in no particular order:

Lanterns Shine Black
Acts Of God
The Darkest Of Souls
The Part Of Me That Had To Die
A Welcome Change Of Pain
Exploited And Left To Die
Greed Conquers All

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1. DemonMyhre writes:

Hell yes. I can't wait for the next Anata album. "The Conductor's Departure" was brilliant.

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