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Volume One
Preceded By... First Release
Suceeded By... Shadows and Nightmares

Information Edit

"Volume 1" was the first industry album to be released by Two Steps From Hell and the first album overall. It was released in 2006 and contained various genres as well as three songs that soon went on to be released on public albums Invincible and Miracles.

Description #1 (Taken from the TSFH website): Edit

Two Steps From Hell Volume 1 released in 2006. The album that started it all with a broad range of styles. Cues like "The Truth Unravels" and "Super Strength" got the ball rolling.

Description #2 (Taken from the TSFH YouTube Channel): Edit

On February 14th, 2006 Two Steps From Hell was born. This 3 CD box set features the Epic/Action, Adventure and Suspense/Drama categories. This first release displays the versatility, sophistication and range of the Two Steps philosophy. It has been described as if James Newton Howard, John Williams and Hans Zimmer got together and made a trailer library. Vol 1 covers alot of ground and is primarily an orchestral release with some other elements. There is heroic action, mini-film score, sultry drama, ethno rock, modern hybrid orchestrations , romantic themes and magical tales. The project was recorded primarily with the Seattle Symphony and the Prague Philharmonic. Many cues feature vocals by Liz Constantine (King Kong, Atlantis, Poseidon). 

Track List: Edit

NOTE: Alternate versions of tracks not represented here (i.e. w/out vocals etc.)

Vol. 1 Action Edit

  1. Super Strength by Nick Phoenix (later released on Invincible)
  2. Two Steps From Hell by Thomas Bergersen
  3. From the Abyss by Thomas Bergersen
  4. Bigger Than Kong by Nick Phoenix
  5. The Summoning by Nick Phoenix
  6. Interceptors Duel by Thomas Bergersen
  7. Rise of Evil by Thomas Bergersen
  8. Bloodlust by Thomas Bergersen
  9. Spirit of Death by Thomas Bergersen
  10. Necromantics by Thomas Bergersen
  11. Souls Feast by Thomas Bergersen
  12. City of Malice by Nick Phoenix
  13. Dominius by Thomas Bergersen
  14. Dawn of War by Thomas Bergersen
  15. Black Winged Messenger by Thomas Bergersen
  16. Lord of Chaos by Thomas Bergersen
  17. Temple of Damnation by Thomas Bergersen
  18. Cursed! by Thomas Bergersen
  19. Catch 666 by Thomas Bergersen
  20. Horrors and Enchantments by Thomas Bergersen
  21. Evil Supremacy by Thomas Bergersen
  22. Exodus by Thomas Bergersen
  23. Crimson Death by Thomas Bergersen
  24. Fistfulla Drums by Nick Phoenix
  25. Fatespinner Drums by Thomas Bergersen
  26. Dire Crisis by Nick Phoenix

Vol. 2 Adventure Edit

  1. The Legend of Aramis by Thomas Bergersen
  2. Battle of Dark vs Light by Thomas Bergersen
  3. Two Steps From Heaven by Thomas Bergersen
  4. Fireflies by Thomas Bergersen
  5. Across Continents by Nick Phoenix
  6. Return to Base by Thomas Bergersen
  7. Captain Universe by Thomas Bergersen
  8. Protector of the Skies by Nick Phoenix
  9. Battle at Sea by Thomas Bergersen
  10. Chronicles of a Hero by Thomas Bergersen
  11. Adventures of Enchantment by Thomas Bergersen

Vol. 3 Drama Edit

  1. Born of Ash by Nick Phoenix
  2. Front Line by Nick Phoenix
  3. Breath of Cold Air by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt (later released on Miracles)
  4. Life of a Legend by Nick Phoenix
  5. Secrets in Blood by Nick Phoenix; feat. Liz Constantine
  6. Season of Fate by Nick Phoenix
  7. Undying Faith by Thomas Bergersen
  8. Eternal Conflict by Nick Phoenix
  9. Wind Queen by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt (less extended version released on Miracles)
  10. Serbian Suns by Nick Phoenix
  11. Heavenly Lights by Thomas Bergersen
  12. Black Flowers by Nick Phoenix; feat. Liz Constantine
  13. Eternal Love by Thomas Bergersen

Vol. 4 Epic Drama Edit

  1. North Country by Nick Phoenix
  2. Over the Pass by Nick Phoenix
  3. Birth of Power by Nick Phoenix
  4. The Descending Storm by Nick Phoenix
  5. Unfolding Armies by Nick Phoenix
  6. Extinction Level Event by Nick Phoenix
  7. Vast Conspiracy by Nick Phoenix
  8. The Truth Unravels by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt

Vol. 5 Suspense Thriller Edit

  1. Tsunamis Risismus by Nick Phoenix
  2. Prophecies by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt
  3. Straw Man by Nick Phoenix
  4. Guns and Oil by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt (possibly)
  5. Trafficking by Thomas Bergersen
  6. Child’s Play by Thomas Bergersen
  7. Department of Deception by Nick Phoenix
  8. Path Less Travelled by Nick Phoenix; feat. Liz Constantine
  9. Lost in Asia by Nick Phoenix
  10. Aftershock by Nick Phoenix; feat. Liz Constantine
  11. Playing With Fire by Nick Phoenix
  12. Mysteries of the Mind (No Vocals) by Thomas Bergersen

Trivia: Edit

  • The Truth Unravels was used in the trailer for Leonardo DiCaprio's The 11th Hour.
  • The Truth Unravels is the first song to have a sequel (released on Dynasty).
  • This is the first album to feature Merethe Soltvedt as a vocalist.
  • Mysteries of the Mind was later released on Dreams & Imaginations as Secrets of the Mind except it included vocals.
  • The name of this album is "Two Steps From Hell" on Extreme Music instead of "Volume One"
Two Steps From Hell Discography
Industry Albums

Volume OneShadows and NightmaresDynastyAll Drums Go To HellPathogenNemesisDreams & ImaginationsLegendAshesThe Devil Wears NadaPower of DarknessAll Drones Go to HellIlluminaBalls to the WallNeroTwo Steps From HeavenBurnCyanideCrime LabOpen ConspiracyAmariaEmpireStronger Faster BraverHammerfistTrapstar

Public Albums

InvincibleArchangelHalloweenSkyWorldClassics Volume OneMiraclesColin Frake on Fire Mountain (Album)BattlecryClassics Volume TwoVanquishUnleashedDragon

Anthology Series

Battlecry AnthologyNero AnthologyHeaven AnthologyPower of Darkness AnthologyIllumina AnthologyLegend Anthology

Miscellaneous Albums

Christmas MedleyDemon's DanceOther AlbumsTrailer ToolkitsTwo Steps From Hell: Ringtones

Japan-Exclusive Albums


Solo Works

IllusionsSpeed of SoundSunAmerican DreamSevenHumanity

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