At the Gate of Sethu

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]

At the Gate of Sethu
At the Gate of Sethu.jpg
Cover artwork by Spiros Antoniou
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 29, 2012
RecordedMay 2011 - February 2012
GenreTechnical death metal
LabelNuclear Blast
ProducerNeil Kernon
Nile chronology
Those Whom the Gods Detest
At the Gate of Sethu
What Should Not Be Unearthed
Professional ratings
Review scores
About.com4/5 stars[1]
Metal Review(6.5/10)[2]

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 listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Karl Sanders.

1."Enduring the Eternal Molestation of Flame"Sanders, George Kollias4:29
2."The Fiends Who Come to Steal the Magick of the Deceased"Sanders, Kollias4:30
3."The Inevitable Degradation of Flesh"Dallas Toler-Wade, Kollias5:30
4."When My Wrath Is Done"Sanders, Kollias3:11
5."Slaves of Xul" (Instrumental)Sanders1:24
6."The Gods Who Light Up the Sky at the Gate of Sethu"Sanders, Kollias5:43
7."Natural Liberation of Fear Through the Ritual Deception of Death"Toler-Wade, Kollias3:30
8."Ethno-Musicological Cannibalisms" (Instrumental)Sanders1:40
9."Tribunal of the Dead"Sanders, Kollias5:54
10."Supreme Humanism of Megalomania"Toler-Wade, Kollias4:37
11."The Chaining of the Iniquitous"Sanders7:05
Total length:47:38


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". Archived from the original on 3 September 2012. 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.[permanent dead link]
  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.