At the Gates is a Swedish death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. They are a major progenitor of the Gothenburg sound, which is melodic death metal from Gothernburg, Sweden. At the Gates were initially active from 1990 to 1996. In 2007, the band announced a limited reunion tour between April and September 2008. However, they reformed for a second time in 2011, and have since continued to perform live. The band released At War with Reality, their first album in 19 years, in late 2014.