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|Released||18 October 2006|
|Recorded||January - Mid-2006, Lundgård Studios, Denmark|
|Genre||Power metal, heavy metal|
|Singles from Threshold|
Threshold is the sixth studio album by the Swedish heavy metal band HammerFall. It was released in 2006 but on different dates for different countries. On October 18 in Sweden then on October 20 in Europe followed by France and the UK on October 23 and finally in the United States on October 31.
The cover artwork was created by Samwise Didier.
The guitar solo of "Howlin' with the 'Pac" is essentially a reworked version of the one from "Hearts on Fire".
As with several songs on the previous album, the song "Dark Wings, Dark Words" is inspired by A Song of Ice and Fire.
The song "Titan" seems to be inspired by the 2000 animated film, Titan A.E. .
|1.||"Threshold"||Oscar Dronjak, Joacim Cans||4:43|
|2.||"The Fire Burns Forever"||Dronjak, Cans||3:20|
|4.||"Natural High"||Dronjak, Cans||4:13|
|5.||"Dark Wings, Dark Words"||Dronjak, Cans||5:01|
|6.||"Howlin' with the 'Pac"||Dronjak, Cans||4:04|
|7.||"Shadow Empire"||Dronjak, Cans, Stefan Elmgren||5:13|
|8.||"Carved in Stone"||Dronjak, Cans||6:10|
|9.||"Reign of the Hammer"||Elmgren||2:48|
|10.||"Genocide"||Dronjak, Cans, Elmgren||4:41|
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"The Fire Burns Forever" was also released as a single and only available as a download between August 6 and September 6 of 2006, exclusively at the iTunes music store and Nuclear Blast Musicshop. Hammerfall and the athletes also performed "The Fire Burns Forever" at the official opening of the Championships on August 6 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.
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The artwork was made by Samwise Didier following an original idea by Joacim Cans and Oscar Dronjak.
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