Montreal pianist, harpist, and singer Gaia Guarda is set to release her first album Anatomy Of Fear on November 6th, 2020. Joined by drummer Rocky Gray(ex-Evanescence) and her Uriel bandmates Jessica Ricard on cello and violinist Ariane Paquette on violin, this work of neoclassical dark wave is an entrancing and auspicious debut. The track Heartbeat,
Gaia Guarda, a classically-trained musician, said of the album, «I’ve been playing in metal bands for the last nine years and I decided to go outside that genre with my solo project. I’m influenced by a lot of classical music and electronic music, so that’s the main influence in my music. I learned how to play the harp by myself and decided to add it on this album; some songs were composed while I was learning to play it».
Recorded at Studio PM and Monolithic Productions, Anatomy Of Fear came to fruition following a successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. Fellow harpist Lindsay Schoolcraft, ex-Cradle Of Filth collaborated with Guarda on the song I Didn’t Break, a special bonus perk that was sent out to supporters. And soon, Anatomy Of Fear will be making its singular mark on the neoclassical/trip hop scene.