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14 August 2014
At The Gates: completes new album, 'At War With Reality'; release dates and further live activity announced
At The Gates:  completes new album, 'At War With Reality'; release dates and further live activity announced

AT THE GATES, the pioneering band of the "Gothenburg style" melodic death metal sound, has just wrapped up recording, mixing and mastering work for their much anticipated comeback studio album, At War With Reality, and has now confirmed release dates of October 27th in Europe and October 28th in North America via Century Media Records.

With the classic line-up of their latest masterpiece, Slaughter Of The Soul (1995), AT THE GATES held the recording sessions for At War With Reality with Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman (IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR) and then proceeded to mix the material with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, AMON AMARTH, KREATOR).

AT THE GATES vocalist Tomas Lindberg checked in with a report as follows:

"We are very excited to finally have finished this new album. An album that we've been working on for over a year now. It's by far the most challenging record that we have made, but it's an honest album and I think that you will feel that it is faithful to the legacy of AT THE GATES.

We have, through the process of creating it, been true to ourselves and our art. From hearing the first demos that Anders presented to the band last summer, through the extensive stages of songwriting, pre-production, rehearsals, recording and mixing, we now finally got the finished album in our hands.

We are very happy to have managed to produce an album that we feel is truly 'us'. Something we can all stand behind one hundred percent. I can't wait 'til you all get to hear it!"

An additional video message from Jens Bogren / Fascination Street Studios can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0vkElvuk-c

A previous message from AT THE GATES can be viewed here; an initial pre-production video message can be seen here.

AT THE GATES line-up:

Tomas Lindberg - Vocals

Anders Björler - Guitars

Martin Larsson - Guitars

Jonas Björler - Bass

Adrian Erlandsson - Drums

AT THE GATES selected discography:

Gardens Of Grief / EP - 1991

The Red In The Sky Is Ours - 1992

With Fear I Kiss The Burning Darkness - 1993

Terminal Spirit Disease - 1994

Slaughter Of The Soul - 1995

Purgatory Unleashed / Live - 2010

At War With Reality - 2014

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