At the Gates Announce North American Headline Tour

(Gothenburg, Sweden – April 28, 2022) – Swedish melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES are pleased to announce their return to North American stages with a special anniversary set of their classic album Slaughter Of The Soul. Originally intended to take place for the 25-year anniversary of SOTS in 2020, COVID-19 made AT THE GATES postpone tour until 2022. Finally, the band will hit the road starting August 17th in Los Angeles, where the band will perform the entire SOTS album from start to finish, in additional to a mix of other tracks from their 30+ year career. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, April 29th at 10 AM local time.
AT THE GATES bass-player Jonas Björler states, “We have been looking forward to return to the US & Canada for several years now, and with a great tour package together with Municipal Waste, Enforced & Thrown Into Exile, it is finally time. See you in the pit!”
Check out the dates for this very special Slaughter Of The Soul anniversary run, which also includes appearances at Psycho Las Vegas festival on August 20th and Tattoo The Earth festival in Worcester, MA on August 27th:
AT THE GATES Special Anniversary SOTS North American Tour Dates:
w/Municipal Waste and Thrown Into Exile
August 17 – Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda Theatre
August 18 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House
August 19 – Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre
August 20 – Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas Festival*
w/Municipal Waste and Enforced
August 22 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
August 23 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
August 24 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
August 25 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
August 26 – Montréal, QC – Corona Theatre
August 27 – Worcester, MA – Tattoo The Earth Festival*
August 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
August 29 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
August 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza 
*festival dates
AT THE GATES European and UK Tour Dates:
29.04.2022 Oslo (Norway) – John Dee
30.04.2022 Borlange (Sweden) – Broken Dreams Auditorium
14.05.2022 Erica (The Netherlands) – Pit Fest
10.06.2022 Interlaken (Switzerland) – Greenfield Festival
17.06.2022 Clisson (France) – Hellfest
23.06.2022 Nummijärvi (Finland) – Nummirock Festival 
25.06.2022 Cartagena / Murcia (Spain) – Rock Imperium Festival 
08.07.2022 Ballenstedt (Germany) – Rock Harz Festival
09.07.2022 Fontaneto d’Agogna / NO (Italy) – Phenomerock Fest
15.07.2022 Gävle (Sweden) – Gefle Metal Festival
22.07.2022 Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portugal) – Laurus Nobilis Music Fest
05.08.2022 Wacken (Germany) – Wacken Open Air
07.08.2022 Lokeren (Belgium) – Lokerse Feesten
09.08.2022 Jaromer (Czech Republic) – Brutal Assault Open Air
01.10.2022 Larvik (Norway) – Spetakkel Fest
22.10.2022 Fredericia (Denmark) – Winter Metal Magic
05.11.2022 Manchester (UK) – Damnation Festival
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.
AT THE GATES also recently launched a four-part track-by-track video series with Decibel Magazine, where vocalist/lyricist Tomas Lindberg Redant expands upon the literature and philosophy that underpin The Nightmare of Being. Watch it here:
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.
AT THE GATES is (from left to right on photo by Ester Segarra) Adrian Erlandsson (drums), Jonas Björler (bass), Tomas Lindberg Redant (vocals), Jonas Stålhammar (guitar), and Martin Larsson (guitar). 
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Watch “The Fall Into Time”:
Watch “The Nightmare Of Being”:
Watch “Cosmic Pessimism”:
Stream The Nightmare of Being visualizer feat. artwork by Eva Nahon: 
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