Triptykon’s Thomas Gabriel Fischer: “The Amount of Contempt I Feel for At the Gates is Beyond Description”

  • Axl Rosenberg

tom g warrior contempt for at the gatesCorrection, 3:48 pm: As it turns out, Antje Lange manages Triptykon, but NOT At the Gates. My apologies for the error.

It would appear that former Celtic Frost/current Triptykon frontman Thomas Gabriel Fischer has some beef with At the Gates, who are not only signed to the same label as Triptykon (Century Media), but have the same manager as well (Antje Lange). The artist also known as Tom G. Warrior recently posted the below on his Facebook page (click to enlarge):Triptykon vs At the Gates
The tour to which Fischer is referring will also feature Morbus Chron, and is set to kick off in December. Although, after this, you kinda have to wonder if Triptykon will still be a part of the tour — and if they do remain a part of the line-up, how much drama will ensue.

You also have to wonder if the squashed Switzerland gig is really the fault of the members of At the Gates themselves, as opposed to, say, promoters for the tour, who may not have agreed with with Fischer’s assessment that “both concerts would be independent enough to be successful on their own.”

In any case, it’s interesting to hear Fischer say Triptykon is a democratic band; I don’t think I’m alone in having assumed that it was a glorified solo project.

Dates for the At the Gates/Triptykon/Morbus Chron trek are below… if any of our European readers attend, let us know if anything, um, eventful happens at the show…

TH 04.12.2014 London (UK) – Forum
FR 05.12.2014 Manchester (UK) – Academy 2
SA 06.12.2014 Glasgow (UK) – Garage
SU 07.12.2014 Birmingham (UK) – Academy
MO 08.12.2014 Cardiff (UK) – Souls
WE 10.12.2014 Essen (D) – Turock
TH 11.12.2014 Hamburg (D) – Markthalle
FR 12.12.2014 Eindhoven (NL) – Metal Meeting Festival
SA 13.12.2014 Leipzig (D) – Conne Island
SU 14.12.2014 Wien (AT) – Arena
TU 16.12.2014 Aarau (CH) – Kiff (* TRIPTYKON co-headline)
WE 17.12.2014 Munich (D) – Backstage Werk
TH 18.12.2014 Antwerpen (B) – Trix
FR 19.12.2014 Cologne (D) – Essigfabrik
SA 20.12.2014 Berlin (D) – Postbahnhof

Thanks to the anonymous reader who tipped us off.

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