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At the Gates

At the Gates is a Swedish melodic death metal band who are considered by many to have had a great influence upon thegenre. Originally formed in 1990 after Grotesque broke up, the band combined the speed and anger of thrash metal with theburgeoning death metal scene in Gothenburg, Sweden, crafting a unique sound. Their most famous album is Slaughter of theSoul, released in 1995. They are part of the "New Wave of Swedish Death Metal" which includes bands such as In Flames, DarkTranquillity, Hypocrisy and Soilwork among others. When At the Gates broke up in 1996, drummer Adrian Erlandsson, b ...read more

At the Gates is a Swedish melodic death metal band who are considered by many to have had a great influence upon thegenre. Originally formed in 1990 after Grotesque broke up, the band combined the speed and anger of thrash metal with theburgeoning death metal scene in Gothenburg, Sweden, crafting a unique sound. Their most famous album is Slaughter of theSoul, released in 1995. They are part of the "New Wave of Swedish Death Metal" which includes bands such as In Flames, DarkTranquillity, Hypocrisy and Soilwork among others. When At the Gates broke up in 1996, drummer Adrian Erlandsson, bassistJonas Björler and guitarist Anders Björler formed The Haunted, while vocalist Tomas Lindberg bounced around among manygroups, including Skitsystem, Disfear, The Crown, Lock-Up, Nightrage, and The Great Deceiver. Adrian Erlandsson left TheHaunted to join UK gothic metal outfit Cradle of Filth later on. The band reunited to play live from 2007-08, and again in 2010,and confirmed in 2014 that they'd be releasing their first album in 18 years, titled "At War With Reality".

At the Gates is: Tomas Lindberg - Vocals (Nightrage), Anders Björler - Guitar (The Haunted), Martin Larsson - Guitar, JonasBjörler - Bass (The Haunted), Adrian Erlandsson - Drums (Cradle of Filth, The Haunted, Brujeria, Paradise Lost) « hide

Similar Bands: In Flames, Grotesque, Carcass, Dark Tranquillity, Dismember

LPs
At War with Reality
2014

Slaughter of the Soul
1995

4.2
1,513 Votes
Terminal Spirit Disease
1994

3.8
487 Votes
With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
1993

3.6
314 Votes
The Red in the Sky Is Ours
1992

3.5
394 Votes
EPs
Cursed To Tour
1996

3.3
6 Votes
Gardens of Grief
1991

3.7
112 Votes
Live Albums
Purgatory Unleashed: Live At Wacken
2010

4.4
30 Votes
Compilations
The Flames Of The End
2010

4.4
23 Votes
Suicidal Final Art
2001

3.2
49 Votes

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