, the United Kingdom's finest upcoming metal festival, has managed to book the reunited
At The Gates
for one of their limited run of farewell shows next Summer. A kind of 'you say hello, they say goodbye' situation for younger fans who never caught them the first time around.
The festival at Catton Hall in Derby has also confirmed that black metallers Dimmu Borgir and pagan metallers Moonsorrow will also appear at the three day bash between 15th and 17th August.
At The Gates split in 1996 and its members have since found success with various bands including
Cradle Of Filth
. In 1995 they released the seminal
Slaughter Of The Soul
album - regarded as one of the finest heavy metal albums of all time and held up as the pinnacle of the influential
of melodic death metal also pioneered by
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