Success Will Write Apocalypse Across The Sky New Album Details Revealed
Band Photo: Bodies in the Gears of the Apparatus (?)
SUCCESS WILL WRITE APOCALYPSE ACROSS THE SKY inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records in January of 2008 after extensive touring for their debut EP, "Subhuman Empire," available via Debello Recordings. Guitarist Ian Sturgill speaks on what is to be expected of their first full-length LP titled "The Grand Partition and the Abrogation of Idolatry," produced by James Murphy (Testament, Obituary, Disincarnate):
"We have taken great care to make this album as completely pissed-off as humanly possible. This music has become more than what we could have ever hoped it could be. Our EP was recorded roughly 3 weeks after the band's formation; this recording, with more jams under our belt and James at the helm, is to be experienced by the listener as we had always intended. We're here to make Metal fucking scary again. That being said, onto the lyrical content:
"It is our firm belief that the currently accepted beliefs and their subsequent courses of action are instrumental in the tumultuous times in which we are living. The slow hypnosis and systematic retrograde of the general population is coming to a very ugly head. It is only through a radical overhaul in the current human paradigm that we may be able to avoid what very well could result in our self destruction; or at very best, our total enslavement. It is now more important than ever that we observe our history and endeavor to avoid our prior mistakes.
"There is a human tendency to point fingers in times like these. When the human animal observes that which it does not understand or is at odds with, the common reaction is to become the polar opposite of that which it despises; in this Left/Right/Black/White thought and response process, a million possibilities are overlooked and drastic measures find themselves in the place of rational actions. The human animal then seeks to assimilate its enemy. This is a very robotic response, and is unlike the standard fight or flee instincts that are prevalent throughout the animal kingdom.
"To conquer an enemy, it is often wise to divide them among their own ranks... and divide ourselves we do; by border, race, faction, genre, culture, rank, blood and class. But who then indeed, is our enemy?
"The powers of thought, speech and action are grossly underestimated due to the debasement of mankind.
"'The Grand Partition...' is a dire reminder than we are the clearest and most direct danger to ourselves."
Pre-production has been completed for "The Grand Partition and the Abrogation of Idolatry". Drum tracking will begin in June at Hollow Studios in Rockland County, NY.
Gringindtheapparatus.net will be taking video documentation of the recording process will begin in June, and will also be available at YouTube.com/SWWAATSTube; fan submitted live videos of the band can be viewed in the meantime.
S.W.W.A.T.S. features former members of BODIES IN THE GEARS OF THE APPARATUS and DEHUMANIZED.
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