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THRESHOLD ANNOUNCE FAN VIDEO CONTEST; DEBUT FIRST TRACK-BY-TRACK VIDEO

August 9th, 2012

British progressive metal band THRESHOLD have launched a worldwide fan video contest for the track “Staring At The Sun” off their new album, March Of Progress, due out in Europe on August 24th and in North America on September 11th.

 

Interested fans can obtain details & prize information hereContest ends Monday, October 8th.  The winning video will be chosen by the band.

 

THRESHOLD members hosted Part 1 of their track-by-track video commentary on YouTube.  Check out the footage for song snippets, lyrics, and insights on the first five tracks of the new album here.

 

The track listing for the North American jewel-case version of March Of Progress is as follows:

 

01. Ashes

02. Return Of The Thought Police

03. Staring At The Sun

04. Liberty Complacency Dependency

05. Colophon

06. The Hours

07. That’s Why We Came

08. Don’t Look Down

09. Coda

10. Rubicon

11. Divinity (BONUS TRACK)

 

March Of Progress is THRESHOLD’s ninth studio album and was produced at Thin Ice Studios and Eightspace Studio in the U.K. by THRESHOLD guitarist Karl Groom and keyboardist Richard West. The album is the follow-up to 2007’s Dead Reckoning, which entered the album charts at #37 in the U.K., #64 in Germany, and #95 in The Netherlands.

Watch the official album trailer – which includes footage from the studio and messages from each band member – here.

 

A lyric video for the radio edit of the song “Ashes” is available on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel.

Download the “Ashes” radio edit and the THRESHOLD Songpier app from this location.

 

Visit THRESHOLD online at:

 

www.THRESH.net

www.facebook.com/THRESHOLD

Twitter.com/THRESHOLD

www.YouTube.com/THRESHOLD

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THRESHOLD PAY TRIBUTE TO “MAC” McDERMOTT

August 4th, 2012

In honor of the passing of their former vocalist Andrew “Mac” McDermott (who died last year on August 3rd), U.K. progressive metal band THRESHOLD have uploaded on YouTube previously unreleased footage of the song “Mission Profile” from one of Mac’s last performances with the band.  It was recorded on September 17th, 2004 at the Z7 in Switzerland during the “Subsurface” tour.  View the live footage here.

Fans are encouraged to visit Andrew “Mac” McDermott’s tribute page.

THRESHOLD’s March Of Progress is the follow-up to 2007’s Dead Reckoning and marks the return of original THRESHOLD vocalist Damian Wilson (Headspace, Star One), who rejoined the band five years ago.   The album is due out in Europe on August 24th and in North America on September 11th.

 

Visit THRESHOLD online at:

 

www.THRESH.net

www.facebook.com/THRESHOLD

Twitter.com/THRESHOLD

www.YouTube.com/THRESHOLD

 

 

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THRESHOLD ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM TITLE

December 16th, 2011

British progressive metal band THRESHOLD have announced March Of Progress as the name of their 10th studio album due for release through Nuclear Blast Records in 2012.

Working song titles include: “Ashes,” “Return Of The Thought Police,” “Colophon,” “Staring at the Sun,” “Liberty Complacency Dependency,” “Divinity,” “The Hours,” “Don’t Look Down,” “That’s Why we Came,” “The Rubicon,” and “Coda.”

March Of Progress is the follow-up to 2007’s Dead Reckoning and marks the return of original THRESHOLD vocalist Damian Wilson (Headspace, Star One), who rejoined the band in 2007 following the departure of Andrew ‘Mac’ McDermott, who sadly passed away earlier this year.  The album is being produced at Thin Ice Studios and Eightspace Studio in the U.K. by THRESHOLD guitarist Karl Groom and keyboardist Richard West. The band will be performing a handful of pre-release shows in Germany and The Netherlands in April 2012 to promote their new release.

Click here to watch THRESHOLD’s 2007 performance of “Pilot In The Sky Of Dreams” from Dead Reckoning featuring Damian Wilson on vocals at ProgPower USA VIII.

Dead Reckoning entered the album charts at #37 in the U.K., #64 in Germany, and #95 in The Netherlands.

Visit THRESHOLD online at:

 

www.THRESH.net

www.facebook.com/THRESHOLD

Twitter.com/THRESHOLD

www.YouTube.com/THRESHOLD

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THRESHOLD album and tour news

March 15th, 2011

THRESHOLD are currently working on the follow up to their album Dead Reckoning. The new album is due for release through Nuclear Blast Records later in 2011.

THRESHOLD have also announced the following 2011 spring and summer shows.

24 Mar 2011: The Rock Temple, Kerkrade NL
25 Mar 2011: Boerderij, Zoetermeer NL
26 Mar 2011: Zeche, Bochum DE
02 Apr 2011: Fused Festival, Lydney UK
08 Jul 2011: Night Of The Prog Festival, Loreley DE
09 Jul 2011: Rockstage, Tongeren BE

For more details and ticket information see www.thresh.net

LEAGUE OF LIGHTS announce album featuring THRESHOLD, WITHIN TEMPTATION, FATES WARNING members

LEAGUE OF LIGHTS have announced details of their debut album. Consisting of vocalist Farrah West and keyboard player/producer Richard West (THRESHOLD), the forthcoming album also features guitarist Ruud Jolie (WITHIN TEMPTATION), drummer Mark Zonder (FATES WARNING) and bassist Jerry Meehan (Robbie Williams).

The LEAGUE OF LIGHTS album is out on 11 April 2011 and available for pre-order now. For an audio preview and more details visit www.leagueoflights.com.

 

MAIDEN UNITED announce more European shows

MAIDEN UNITED, the band fronted by THRESHOLD vocalist Damian Wilson, have announced more shows to promote Mind The Acoustic Pieces, an album of acoustic arrangements of classic Iron Maiden songs.

The band features Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD), Ruud Jolie and Mike Coolen (WITHIN TEMPTATION), Joey Bruers (UP THE IRONS) and Marco Kuypers (CLOUDMACHINE).

07 Apr 2011: The Diamond, Mansfield UK
08 Apr 2011: Snooty Fox, Wakefield UK
09 Apr 2011: The Peel, Kingston UK
10 Apr 2011: Mezz, Breda NL
13 Apr 2011: De Boerderij, Zoetermeer NL
15 Apr 2011: Auw Kerk, Bunde NL
16 Apr 2011: De Kade, Zaandam NL
17 Apr 2011: De Splinter, Venlo NL
23 Apr 2011: De Pit, Terneuzen NL
24 Apr 2011: Paaspop, Schijndel NL
04 Aug 2011: Wacken Open Air, Wacken DE

For more details and ticket information see www.maidenunited.com

 

THRESHOLD’s Pete Morten announces MY SOLILOQUY pre-order

THRESHOLD guitarist Pete Morten has announced a pre-order offer for his upcoming MY SOLILOQUY album, including a collectable slip case edition of the CD, a personalized thank you card and a free EP.

The first 25 customers will also be offered free admission to the release party. MY SOLILOQUY’s debut album The Interpreter is set for a summer release through Sensory Records.

For more details visit the My Soliloquy pre-order page.

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Hammerfall live at Vega in Copenhagen Denmark 2007

March 22nd, 2007

Hammerfall
At the Threshold of Europe 2007
Vega
Copenhagen
Denmark
18/1 – 2007

By: Anders Sandvall
Pictures: Anders Sandvall

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