|Preceeded By...||Shadows and Nightmares|
"Dynasty" was the third industry album released by Two Steps From Hell, and the third overall. It was released in 2007 and featured mainly songs of the epic genre. Thus far, nine songs from this album have been released on public albums Invincible, Archangel, Halloween, Classics Volume One and Classics Volume Two. Tyrianis would also go on to be remixed for the industry album Burn.
Description #1 (Taken from the TSFH website):Edit
Two Steps From Hell Dynasty released in 2007. One year after forming Two Steps, Nick and Thomas released their first purely epic album: Dynasty. Recorded by Capellen orchestra in Czech and Los Angeles, Dynasty has some classic, epic trailer music. The Angeles Chorale was brought in to sing the choir parts.
Description #2 (Taken from the TSFH YouTube channel):
On Feb. 28 2007, Two Steps From Hell released DYNASTY, an epic explosion from Thomas Bergersen and Nick Phoenix, featuring The Angeles Chorale and The Capellen Philharmonic Orchestra. DYNASTY features 52 tracks on 2 cds and alternate versions and non-choral versions available on disk 3, for a total of 99 tracks. With DYNASTY, Two Steps From Hell has succeeded in raising the bar considerably, providing original material of extremely high production quality, using state of the art technology. A year in the making, this amazing collection of trailer music features the talents of well over 100 musicians from around the world, including great voice talents, ethnic instrumentalists and reknown orchestras. The 'Spiderman 3' TV Spot featured 30 seconds of DYNASTY track: "Heaven and Earth". Check out the credits page for more movie credits and our very own promo trailer.
Track List: Edit
Vol. 1 Action Edit
- Armada by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume One)
- Elementum by Thomas Bergersen
- 1000 Ships of the Underworld by Nick Phoenix (alternate version later released on Invincible)
- Tyrianis by Thomas Bergersen (later remixed on Burn)
- Bleeding by Nick Phoenix
- Heaven & Earth by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
- Blast the Gates by Thomas Bergersen
- King's Legion by Thomas Bergersen
- Cavaliere by Nick Phoenix
- Flameheart by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
- Dragon Rider by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Archangel)
- Spirit of Champions by Thomas Bergersen
- Black Assassin by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Halloween)
- Conquerors by Nick Phoenix
- Blade Fighter by Nick Phoenix
- The Vendetta Conspiracy by Thomas Bergersen
- Sentius by Nick Phoenix
- Chariots of Blood by Thomas Bergersen
- House of Fire by Nick Phoenix
- Breaking by Nick Phoenix
- Racketeers by Troels Folmann (possibly)
- Kingdom Skies by Thomas Bergersen
- One Against All by Nick Phoenix
- Timebomb by Thomas Bergersen
- Instruments of War by Thomas Bergersen
- Web of Lies by Thomas Bergersen
- The Brave & Mighty by Thomas Bergersen
- Deep Voyage by Thomas Bergersen
- Glory & Honor by Thomas Bergersen
- Red Army by Thomas Bergersen
- Diplomatic Immunity by Nick Phoenix
- Coup D'Etat by Nick Phoenix
- Magika by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
- The Truth Unravels II by Thomas Bergersen
- Sun Goddess by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Francesca Genco (possibly)
- Procession by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt
Vol. 2 Epic Drama Edit
- Dynasty by Nick Phoenix
- Fight the Darkness by Nick Phoenix
- Breath of Ran Gor by Nick Phoenix (later released on Invincible)
- Demon Rider by Nick Phoenix
- Thermopolis by Nick Phoenix; feat. Merethe Soltvedt
- Chopperhead by Thomas Bergersen
- False Flag OP by Nick Phoenix
- Pax by Nick Phoenix; feat. Francesca Genco (possibly)
- Racketeers (Rock) by Troels Folmann (possibly)
- Sentius Remix by Nick Phoenix
- The Fly From China by Nick Phoenix
- Never Winter by Nick Phoenix; feat. Aya Peard
- Ocean by Nick Phoenix; feat Aya Peard
- Hero by Nick Phoenix
- Love and Loss by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Archangel)
- Zen Killer by Nick Phoenix
- Epilogue by Thomas Bergersen
- This is the first album to feature songs composed by someone other than Thomas Bergersen and Nick Phoenix, as Troels Folmann contributed an undisclosed amount of songs to this album.
- "1000 Ships of the Underworld" was used in trailers for Priest, The Incredible Hulk, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, Miracle at St. Anna and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and promotional material for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
- Love & Loss was used in the trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, in a trailer for Mass Effect 3, and for a mid-season premiere trailer of the Walking Dead. It was also used in a trailer for the Disneynature documentary film, Earth. Swiss artistic gymnast Giulia Steingruber used this song as her floor music in 2013.
- Heaven & Earth was used in a TV Spot for Spiderman 3.
- This album features the first sequel to a song, specifically The Truth Unravels from Volume One.
- This is the first album to feature a song that shares its title name with the album.
- Tyrianis was later remixed and re-released on Burn.
- This is the first album to have Aya Peard as a vocalist.
|Two Steps From Hell Discography|
Volume One • Shadows and Nightmares • Dynasty • All Drums Go To Hell • Pathogen • Nemesis • Dreams & Imaginations • Legend • Ashes • The Devil Wears Nada • Power of Darkness • All Drones Go to Hell • Illumina • Balls to the Wall • Nero • Two Steps From Heaven • Burn • Cyanide • Crime Lab • Open Conspiracy • Amaria • Empire • Stronger Faster Braver • Hammerfist • Trapstar