Swedish melodic death metal pioneers, At The Gates, are preparing to release their second album, “To Drink From The Night Itself“, since reuniting in 2010 , on May 18 via Century Media Records.

Tomas Lindberg commented: The title of our new record will be To Drink From The Night Itself, and it is, again a conceptual record. More details about the concept will be revealed once the album is more on its way. But it connects with the deep roots of the band, and has connections with some of the themes on The Red In The Sky Is Ours. The inspiration for the actual front cover piece is taken from the Pergamon Altar, on display at the Pergamon museum in Berlin. It is of course linked closely to the concept that the whole record is based upon, but more on that later. But I will throw a name out there, for the interested ones; Peter Weiss. I can’t wait to get the whole record in my hands now, as this is just one of the many great artwork pieces that Costin has created for us on “To Drink From The Night Itself“…”

The main album’s tracklisting will be as follows:

AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself“:
1. Der WiderstandAt The Gates
2. To Drink From The Night Itself
3. A Stare Bound In Stone
4. Palace Of Lepers
5. Daggers Of Black Haze
6. The Chasm
7. In Nameless Sleep
8. The Colours Of The Beast
9. A Labyrinth Of Tombs
10. Seas Of Starvation
11. In Death They Shall Burn
12. The Mirror Black


The band revealed  the album’s first single “To Drink From The Night Itself” in a video shot by Patric Ullaeus / Revolver.se (Dimmu Borgir, In Flames, Arch Enemy, etc.) . Watch it below :

At The Gates have also announced several more new shows for 2018 including a first club show of the year in Cologne, Germany (with Ultha and Nailed To Obscurity as supports) as well as various festivals like Pulp Summer Slam (The Philippines), Graspop (Belgium), Hellfest (France), Resurrection (Spain) or Summer Breeze (Germany). The complete list of announced shows so far reads as follows (new additions marked *):

At The Gates Tour Dates Live 2018:

03.03.2018 Cologne (Germany) – Gebäude 9 *
04.03.2018 Tilburg (The Netherlands) – Netherlands Deathfest
31.03.2018 Philadelphia (USA) – Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
05.05.2018 Manila (The Philippines) – Pulp Summer Slam *
21.06.2018 Halden (Norway) – Tons Of Rock Festival
23.06.2018 Dessel (Belgium) – Graspop Metal Meeting *
24.06.2018 Clisson (France) – Hellfest *
30.06.2018 Helsinki (Finland) – Tuska *
12.07.2018 Viveiro (Spain) – Resurrection Fest *
14.07.2018 Gävle (Sweden) – Gefle Metal Fest
28.07.2018 Essen (Germany) – Nord Open Air
11.08.2018 Jaromer (Czech Republic) – Brutal Assault Festival
16.08.2018 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) – Summer Breeze Open Air

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