At the Gate of Sethu

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At the Gate of Sethu
At the Gate of Sethu.jpg
Cover artwork by Seth Siro Anton
Studio album by Nile
Released June 29, 2012
Recorded May 2011 - February 2012
Genre Technical death metal, death metal
Length 47:45
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Neil Kernon
Nile chronology
Those Whom the Gods Detest
At the Gate of Sethu
What Should Not Be Unearthed
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4/5 stars[1]
Metal Review (6.5/10)[2]

At the Gate of Sethu is the seventh studio album by American technical death metal band Nile. The album was released on June 29, 2012, in Europe, and on July 3, 2012, in North America through Nuclear Blast.[3]

On May 25, 2012, the album's second track, "The Fiends Who Come to Steal the Magick of the Deceased", debuted on Noisecreep.[4]

On November 22, 2012, Nile released their music video for "Enduring the Eternal Molestation of Flame".[5]

The album's artwork was handled by Spiros "Seth Siro Anton" Antoniou of Septic Flesh.[6]

It is Nile's highest charting album to date, hitting 131 on the U.S. charts.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Karl Sanders

No. Title Music Length
1. "Enduring the Eternal Molestation of Flame"   Sanders, George Kollias 4:29
2. "The Fiends Who Come to Steal the Magick of the Deceased"   Sanders, Kollias 4:30
3. "The Inevitable Degradation of Flesh"   Dallas Toler-Wade, Kollias 5:30
4. "When My Wrath Is Done"   Sanders, Kollias 3:11
5. "Slaves of Xul" (Instrumental) Sanders 1:24
6. "The Gods Who Light Up the Sky at the Gate of Sethu"   Sanders, Kollias 5:43
7. "Natural Liberation of Fear Through the Ritual Deception of Death"   Toler-Wade, Kollias 3:30
8. "Ethno-Musicological Cannibalisms" (Instrumental) Sanders 1:40
9. "Tribunal of the Dead"   Sanders, Kollias 5:54
10. "Supreme Humanism of Megalomania"   Toler-Wade, Kollias 4:37
11. "The Chaining of the Iniquitous"   Sanders 7:05
Total length:


Additional personnel
  • Jon Vesano − vocals
  • Jason Hagan − vocals
  • Mike Breazeale − vocals


  1. ^ Marsicano, Dan. "Review: Nile - At The Gate Of Sethu Review". Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Duvall, Zach. "Nile - At The Gate Of Sethu". Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "NILE: 'At the Gate of Sethu' Track Listing Unveiled, releasing new LP on Prosthetic (song debut)". 2012-05-23. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  4. ^ Ramirez, Carlos (2012-05-25). "Nile: 'The Fiends Who Come to Steal the Magick of the Deceased' (PREMIERE)". Noisecreep. Retrieved 2012-06-07. 
  5. ^ "Nile - Enduring The Eternal Molestation Of Flame (Official Video)". Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  6. ^ "Nile Reveals "At the Gate of Sethu" Cover Art". Nuclear Blast. Retrieved February 15, 2013.