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At the Gates

At the Gates
Formed: 1990 in Gothenburg, Sweden
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Disbanded: 1995
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Anders Björler, Jonas Björler, Adrian Erlandsson, Tomas Lindberg, Alf Svensson
Biography: One of the more melodic death metal bands to expand beyond Sweden and spread their sound across the world alongside peers such as Entombed, At the Gates played a significant role in the death metal genre before breaking up in 1996, leading to the formation of the Haunted. The group's first lineup -- ...Read full biography
Slaughter of the Soul
Released: 1995
Label: Phantom Import Distribution
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When it was first released, At the Gates' Earache debut Slaughter of the Soul was regarded as a generally excellent example of Gothenburg-style melodic death metal, and certainly the band's best and most ...Read full review
Purgatory Unleashed: Live at Wacken
Released: 2010
Label: Earache
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Swedish death metal band At the Gates broke up in 1996, after releasing four studio albums and an EP. Their final album, 1995's Slaughter of the Soul, was a hugely influential blend of death metal ferocity ...Read full review