“Last night I finished my parts in making the record. We listened to all the songs and fixed what had to be fixed. So the bass tracks are in. So are the basic tracks for guitars, from both Roope and Alexi.
Regarding the fact that the record is being recorded on the band’s own premises, front man Alexi Laiho states: “It’s a nice change to the regular method where we lock ourselves up at a studio in
Laiho is currently in the final stages of writing the lyrics. Beginning of February, renowned Swedish producer and musician Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY) will join the band for the vocal and keyboard recordings.
“It will be great to have Peter come over for a good stretch this time so we can really concentrate on the vocals. At the moment, I’m done with the lyrics for two tracks: ‘All Twisted’ and ‘Slowdance On Nails’.
Moreover, COB-guitarist Roope Latvala has announced stronger participation in the song arrangement than before: “In my opinion many guitar parts could be made more interesting and balanced with just minor tweaks.”
Alexi confirms: “Roope did voice his opinions more than usual this time around. And maybe the others, too. As far as the actual question goes, the usual rule applies: all good ideas are taken into consideration.”
Dyed-in-the-wool COB fans will be happy to hear that the band will keep up their tradition of hilarious cover versions. As to this, Alexi reveals: “We will be doing our versions of songs by BANANARAMA and ROXETTE,
The yet-untitled album is scheduled for a summer 2013 release via Nuclear Blast.
Stay tuned for further information!