Katatonia have made the following announcement regarding the release of a new album in 2012.
"2011 has been a very busy year mostly out on the road and we'd like to thank everyone who came out to see us! Also thanks to all our friends, families and the loyal 'Katatoniacs' worlwide for showing support.
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"We know you're impatient to know whats up next and in brief the big news are that the first couple of months of 2012 will see us hard at work on the recording of our 9th album and if everything goes according to plan the album will be out before summer.
"We're also busy on a double duty finishing up the 'Last Fair Day Gone Night' anniversary DVD. More info on all of this as we take the step over to the other side, but today we just wanna have a toast and wish everyone a happy new year! Cheers!"