Threat Signal (album)

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Threat Signal
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ReleasedOctober 11, 2011
RecordedJune–July 2011 At Planet-Z In Hadley, Massachusetts
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Zeuss
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Threat Signal is the third official full-length studio album by the Canadian melodic death metal band Threat Signal. [2]


Track listing

All lyrics are written by Jon Howard; all music is composed by Threat Signal.

3."New World Order"5:49
4."Trust In None"6:14
5."Face the Day"4:17
6."Fallen Disciples"4:54
8."Death Before Dishonor"4:55
9."Buried Alive"6:13
10."Resistance" (bonus track)3:10



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  1. Matt Mills (3 January 2018). "Threat Signal review by Metal Hammer". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  2. "Threat Signal". Allmusic. Retrieved February 17, 2014.