Swedish death metal pioneers, At The Gates recently stopped in to Berkeley on August 19th at UC Theatre, for their headline show, for their very special, 25th Anniversary performance of their groundbreaking album, Slaughter Of The Soul, which the band performed in its entirety. The band also performed a mix of music from their 30+ year career, which included their most recent studio album The Nightmare of Being, and is about the realization of your own mortality and focuses on nihilism and pessimistic philosophies. Remaining dates on this tour are below
August 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
August 29 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
August 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
AT THE GATES continue to promote their newest, highly acclaimed studio album The Nightmare Of Being, which was released last summer worldwide via Century Media Records and scored impressive chart entries worldwide upon initial release in July such as: Germany: #8, Austria: #18, Switzerland: #12, Sweden: #20, Sweden (Physical): #1, Sweden (Vinyl): #1, Sweden (Hardrock/Metal): #2, The Netherlands: #77, Belgium: #84, Finland: #21, Finland (Physical): #5, UK (Rock): #3, USA (Current Hard Music Albums): #1, USA (Current Rock Albums): #4, USA (Current Album Sales): #14. USA (Album Sales): #28.
The Nightmare Of Being can be streamed and purchased HERE and is available in the following formats:
– Ltd. Deluxe Transparent Blood Red 2LP+3CD Artbook
– Ltd. 2CD Mediabook
– Standard CD Jewelcase
– Standard LP (Several vinyl variants!)
– Digital Album
The album’s limited deluxe 2LP+3CD Artbook contains exclusive transparent blood red vinyl on 180g. and includes a 9-track Live LP & CD as well as an exclusive instrumental version of the entire “The Nightmare Of Being” album as bonus CD. It furthermore comes with an extended 32-page booklet, a double-sided A2 poster and 4 art prints. The album’s limited 2CD Mediabook comes with an extended 32-page booklet and a 9-track Live CD as bonus.
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