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"It is not a negative album, more a gateway into new ideas for me personally, trying out different perspectives. You could call the album an introduction to pessimism as a concept, I guess. It is a very dark album, but not negative…"
Additionally, of the sound, he hints, "It still sounds like At The Gates, 100 per cent. It is just more of everything…"
The Nightmare Of Being was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren, and is due out on July 2 via Century Media Records. More details will be unveiled on April 30, so watch this space…
The tracklist is as follows:
1. Spectre Of Extinction
2. The Paradox
3. The Nightmare Of Being
4. Garden Of Cyrus
5. Touched By The White Hands Of Death
6. The Fall Into Time
7. Cult Of Salvation
8. The Abstract Enthroned
9. Cosmic Pessimism
10. Eternal Winter Of Reason
And the artwork looks like this: