AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself” enters charts!




Having just started their world tour campaign in Japan, Gothenburg-based melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES are pleased to reveal that their new studio album “To Drink From The Night Itself” has entered the charts all across the world (Including an impressing Top 10 entry in Germany!) upon release via Century Media Records this past week. Here is an overview of some of the results as well as selected press quotes:

AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself” / Chart Entries:

Germany (Album Charts): # 10
Sweden (Album Charts): # 13 
Sweden (Physical Album Charts): # 2
Sweden (Vinyl Charts) # 1                
Sweden (Hard Rock/Metal Charts): # 2           
Finland (Album Charts): # 18
UK (Rock & Metal Album Charts): # 8
Japan (Western Album Charts): # 19               
Austria (Album Charts): # 22                            
Switzerland (Album Charts): # 25
France (New Album Top 200): # 102               
Belgium (Album Top 200 Flemish): # 39
Belgium (Album Top 200 Wallonia): # 132
USA (Top Current Charts): # 46
USA (Hard Music Charts): # 7 
USA (Rock Charts): # 19

AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself” / Selected press quotes:

“To Drink from the Night Itself is an astounding achievement in the world of metal.” METAL INJECTION, USA (10/10)

“Can Death Metal be poetic? Fuck yes – as proven by At The Gates” METAL HAMMER, GERMANY (6/7)

“as perfect as extreme metal songwriting gets” METAL HAMMER, UK (4/5)

“At The Gates are making monumental end-times music. Appreciate them. Salute them.” STEREOGUM: Album of the Week, USA

“To Drink From The Night Itself is as intelligent as it is elegant.” GAFFA, SWEDEN (5/6)

“Another Milestone in the history of the genre” LEGACY, GERMANY (14/15)

Next to the standard Jewelcase CD, the Digital Download and the LP version (Various options detailed below!), “To Drink From The Night Itself”, which was produced with Russ Russell (Napalm Death, The Haunted, Dimmu Borgir, etc.) at Parlour Studios in the UK, is also available in Europe as limited edition Mediabook 2CD (with a bonus-disc of 5 additional tracks, expanded booklet and 3 stickers) and as strictly limited and numbered LP-Boxset.

The LP format comes as 180gr.vinyl in Gatefold packaging with 8-pages LP-booklet and an art-print in the following different versions, colours and limitations:

Black LP – Unlimited
Clear LP via Bengans Sweden – 400x copies
Silver LP via CM EU Onlineshop – 200x copies (Sold out!)
Picture LP via CM Distro EU – 500x copies
White LP via NBR – 300x copies
Blue LP via EMP – 300x copies
Red LP via CM USA – 600x copies
Golden LP via Indie Stores USA – 300x copies
Smokey gray LP via CM US Onlineshop – 300x copies
Sea glass green LP via CM US Onlineshop – 300x copies​

The album’s LP-Boxset is strictly limited to 2000 numbered copies and includes a special triple Gatefold LP version of the album with alternate cover artwork, LP-booklet, 4 art-prints, a bonus LP with the 5 additional album bonus tracks and etching on B-side, a large poster, a large patch, a metal-pin, a hand-signed card, a set of 3 stickers as well as the album’s CD and bonus-disc in plastic sleeves.

The main album’s tracklisting reads as follows:

AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself“ (44:48):

01. Der Widerstand (01:28)
02. To Drink From The Night Itself (03:23)
03. A Stare Bound In Stone (04:08)
04. Palace Of Lepers (04:05)
05. Daggers Of Black Haze (04:42)
06. The Chasm (03:21)
07. In Nameless Sleep (03:37)
08. The Colours Of The Beast (03:50)
09. A Labyrinth Of Tombs (03:30)
10. Seas Of Starvation (03:56)
11. In Death They Shall Burn (03:59)
12. The Mirror Black (04:42)

The previously mentioned additional tracks on the 2CD and LP-Boxset editions of the album feature alternate vocal versions of album-songs with appearances by the following guest vocalists: Rob Miller (Amebix, Tau Cross), Per Boder (God Macabre) and Mikael Nox Pettersson (Craft). The exact track-listing reads as follows. 

1. Daggers Of Black Haze (feat. Rob Miller)
2. The Chasm (feat. Per Boder) 
3. A Labyrinth Of Tombs (feat. Mikael Nox Pettersson)
4. The Chasm (demo version)
5. The Mirror Black (feat. Rob Miller)

You can order “To Drink From The Night Itself” in its various formats here:

AT THE GATES – “To Drink From The Night Itself” Samples:

“To Drink From The Night Itself” (video-clip):
“To Drink From The Night Itself” (making of video-clip):
“A Stare Bound In Stone” (video-clip):
“Daggers Of Black Haze” (video-clip): 
EPK-styled clip:
Unboxing clip of Deluxe LP-Boxset:

Here is the list of all upcoming AT THE GATES shows announced so far (Updates marked *) for this year:

AT THE GATES – Live 2018:

21.06.2018 Halden (Norway) – Tons Of Rock Festival
22.06.2018 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Copenhell Festival
23.06.2018 Dessel (Belgium) – Graspop Metal Meeting
24.06.2018 Clisson (France) – Hellfest
29.06.2018 Verona (Italy) – Rock The Castle Festival
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
04.08.2018 Saint-Maurice-De-Gourdans (France) – Sylak Open Air
10.08.2018 Jaromer (Czech Republic) – Brutal Assault Festival
11.08.2018 Leeuwarden (The Netherlands) – Into The Grave Festival
12.08.2018 Walton On Trent / Derbyshire (UK) – Bloodstock Open Air
16.08.2018 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) – Summer Breeze Open Air
15.09.2018 Guadalajara (Mexico) – C3 Stage
16.09.2018 Mexico City (Mexico) – Circo Volador
18.09.2018 San José (Costa Rica) – Pepers Club
19.09.2018 San Salvador (El Salvador) – Cifco
20.09.2018 Guatemala City (Guatemala) – Rock Ol Vuh
22.09.2018 Bogotá (Colombia) – TBC 
24.09.2018 Comodoro/Patagonia (Argentina) – El Sotano Pub
25.09.2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina) – Uniclub
27.09.2018 Temuco (Chile) – Puerto Madero / Casas Viejas
28.09.2018 Santiago (Chile) – Blondie
30.09.2018 Sao Paulo (Brazil) – Carioca Club
30.11.2018 Athens (Greece) – Piraeus 117 Academy
01.12.2018 Thessaloniki (Greece) – Principal Club Theater
04.12.2018 Skopje (Macedonia) – MKC *
 And many more dates to be announced soon…

AT THE GATES line-up:

Tomas Lindberg – Vocals 
Jonas Björler – Bass
Martin Larsson – Guitar
Jonas Stålhammar – Guitar
Adrian Erlandsson – Drums

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