At The Gates - To Reunite And Perform Live Next Summer

"Yes, it's true... At The Gates will reunite for some shows next summer."
So says the message left on the band's official website. Guitarist Anders has also commented regarding the reunion:

"Well, it felt like the timing was right for once. We have been talking about a possible reunion for years now, but this was the first time everything fell into place. For me personally, it feels like getting closure. The break-up over ten years ago was abrupt and left a bad vibe between us that took years to get over. We have a better relationship today and a more relaxed approach to who we are and what we do. The time is right to get together and play some shows. Try to catch us live in the summer 2008. It could be your last chance."

The following festivals are confirmed so far:

04-06 July - Ruis Rock, Finland
31 July-02 Aug - Wacken Open Air, Germany
15-17 Aug - Bloodstock Open Air, Derby, England

Band profile: At The Gates
Posted: 19.10.2007 by Incinerated


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19.10.2007 - 02:03
Baz Anderson
they will play at the Bloodstock festival here in England - I am happy!
so it looks like I may see them twice next year! I wouldn't have thought that an hour ago
19.10.2007 - 02:13
Damn, is everyone gonna re-unite now?
19.10.2007 - 02:20
I will certainly go and see them on Wacken '08. This might be the last chance you can see them.
19.10.2007 - 02:41
great news... simply one of the best bands ever
19.10.2007 - 09:39
Bad English
GREAT hope album or live DVD be out too or live CD
Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

Stormtroopers of Death - ''Speak English or Die''

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
19.10.2007 - 10:20
White Winter Sun
Laboratory's Rat
Great news, I like this band, and good to see them reunited even it's for some festival. And "It could be your last chance" is not affirmative
19.10.2007 - 10:27
Account deleted
Ruis Rock huh? Well we'll just see.
19.10.2007 - 11:34
Awesome. I'll be waiting for..videos on youtube then haha.
19.10.2007 - 12:00
Metal Maiden
OK, so what's the fucking point in reuniting for 3 shows!!?It's like serve someone an appetizer, and then let him starve...I bet they've been paid big money to attract more audience...same with Carcass...Both these bands are legends, i'm a huge fan of theirs and would love to see them live...But i just refuse to accept they're reunited in such "good terms", only to do a couple of shows...I really hope i'm wrong, but only time will tell...
19.10.2007 - 13:28
Rosetta Stoned
First Spice Girls, and now At the Gates
19.10.2007 - 13:42
Darkside Momo
Yes yes yes !!!!
Carcass and At The Gates !

@ Metal Maiden : the three shows are the only one confirmed for now. Wait a little !! There sure will be other shows.

"You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you" - Ray Bradbury

"I've lost too many years now
I'm stealing back my soul
I'm awake now"
Abney Park (Letter Between A Little Boy & Himself As An Adult)
19.10.2007 - 14:02
I hope they'll go to Hellfest, Graspop or any other festival I might go to After seeing Atheist and Cynic, Carcass and At The Gates would be perfection
19.10.2007 - 14:07
Eternal Flames
I wasn't expected At The Gates to reunite, but nevertheless this is great news. The amount of bands that are actually doing reunion shows/reuniting within the last year is quite vast. It's a bit strange that they've all reunited within the same time period.
19.10.2007 - 15:21
Angel of Lust
Great news indeed, I hope this reunion will be for long time and not for a couple of shows... Same as Carcass...

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear,
and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown."
Howard Phillips Lovecraft
19.10.2007 - 16:26
whats with bands now? oh well...
Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29

Like you could kiss my ass.
19.10.2007 - 16:41
yeah, At The Gates again ...that should be some great shows...or they could together longer time...
19.10.2007 - 21:06
Written by Spyroid on 19.10.2007 at 13:28

First Spice Girls, and now At the Gates

hahaha it's like being back in 90's isn't it smells like teen spirit !!!
i'm super, thanks for asking
20.10.2007 - 00:13
Rosetta Stoned
Written by dancingdecember on 19.10.2007 at 21:06

Written by Spyroid on 19.10.2007 at 13:28

First Spice Girls, and now At the Gates

hahaha it's like being back in 90's isn't it smells like teen spirit !!!

Hahaha, we need MORE reunions!
20.10.2007 - 00:16
Great! I would like a live CD/DVD!
20.10.2007 - 20:36
Doc G.
Full Grown Hoser
just another reason why im going to wacken.
"I got a lot of really good ideas, problem is, most of them suck."
- George Carlin
27.10.2007 - 20:25
I will CERTAINLY be at one of that shows.. I think I will go in Finland but im undecided! I will see them Live!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!
Hope they riunite not only for 3 shows...
Exploring life
Without fear without feeling
I am one with my torment
And forever blind
08.02.2008 - 01:58
Man that's great news, I know what's coming next is only going to happen in my dreams (hope not), it would be awesome if they'd surprise everyone with one final cd hehe
Just be Yourself
08.02.2008 - 14:50
Retired Staff
According to Decibel magazine, At The Gates are planning to embark on a two-week U.S. tour this year. More information is expected to be released shortly.
Your favorite band sucks.
07.04.2008 - 23:55
Account deleted
i believe they are also playing at Electric Weekend in Madrid

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