At the Gates
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At the Gates is a Swedish metal rock band from the 90's. They released their debut album Red In The Sky Is Ours in 1991.
Metal band At The Gates began in Sweden and made their way around the world. In 1990 Tomas Lindberg (vocalist), Jonas Bjorler (bass), Anders Bjorler (guitar) and Adrian Erlandsson (drums) formed At The Gates. The band recorded Gardens of Grief under Dolores Label and toured extensively around Sweden. Later on they switched to Peaceville Records who released their debut album, The Red in the Sky Is Ours. In 1993, Martin Larsson replaced Svensson (guitar). With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness was issued followed by the band touring in U.K. with Cradle of Filth and Anathema.
In 1994, Terminal Spirit Disease album made the band more notable in the death metal scene. It was followed by Slaughter for the Soul in 1995. Just when At the Gates were at the peak of their success (nominated for the Swedish Grammy’s and received MTV’s Headbanger’s ball) the group decided to disband in 1996. The twins, Erlandsson and Bjorler, formed the Haunted and Lindberg began Hide.
Awards & Certifications
|1995||Swedish Grammy Awards||Nominted for Slaughter of the Soul|
Tours & Concerts
No upcoming tours and concerts.
- AT THE GATES's "Slaughter of the Soul" will be featured on "Tony Hawk's Proving Ground". The game will be out this fall on
PS2, PS3, XBOX 360 and Nintendo Wii home consoles as well as the Nintendo DS portable console.
November 14, 1995
Compilations & Live Releases
June 12, 2001
June 26, 2001
- Tomas Lindberg has fronted Hide, The Crown, Disfear, Skitsystem and the grindcore supergroup Lock Up.
- Anders Björler doesn't answer any question regarding his religious beliefs.
At the Gates singles has a melodic feel but tends to be brutal and straightforward. The band’s vocals are into the early death metal. They use fast morbid music and dark melody to create the alienated worlds of heavy music. -Mimi 07:35, 26 September 2007 (PST)