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Nero
Preceeded By... Balls to the Wall
Suceeded By... Archangel (public album)

Two Steps From Heaven (industry album)

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Information: Edit

Nero was the fifteenth industry released by Two Steps From Hell and the sixteenth overall. Published in 2011, it was an epic genre album and, like Balls to the Wall, featured some compositions by Alex Pfeffer. As of 2017, all of the songs, apart from One Way Out, have been re-released to the public on Archangel, Halloween, Classics Volume One, Miracles, Legacy, Classics Volume Two, Two Steps From Hell: Ringtones and Nero Anthology. Additionally, two songs from the album Invincible (Am I Not Human? and To Glory) were re-released on this album. Lastly, Strength of a Thousand Men would later be remixed and re-released on the industry album Burn.

Official Website Description: Edit

Two Steps From Hell Nero, released in 2011. Nero is a mostly grand album with some softer pieces mixed in. Much of Nero ended up on the top selling public album "Archangel". Recorded by Capellen orchestra in Czech and Los Angeles.

YouTube Channel Description: Edit

NERO Coming in October! Two years in the making, a lifetime of inspiration. Two Steps From Hell redefine the word "Epic" with the new release "NERO". 40 new compositions from Two Steps From Hell composers Thomas Bergersen & Nick Phoenix. (The number of tracks has been changed to 39)

Track List: Edit

NOTE: Alternate versions of the tracks are not mentioned here.

  1. United We Stand - Divided We Fall by Thomas Bergersen; feat Merethe Soltvedt (later released on Archangel)
  2. Everlasting by Nick Phoenix (alternate version feat. Aya Peard; new version later released on Archangel and Legacy)
  3. Archangel by Thomas Bergersen; feat Francesca Genco (possibly) (later released on Archangel and Legacy)
  4. Destructo by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  5. Strength of a Thousand Men by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt (later released on Archangel and Legacy and remixed on Burn)
  6. Am I Not Human? by Nick Phoenix; feat Nick Phoenix (originally released on Invincible)
  7. Magic of Love by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Archangel)
  8. The Last Stand by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  9. Nero by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Archangel)
  10. Unexplained Forces by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  11. Salvation by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
  12. Mountains From Water by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  13. Five Finger Fillet by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Nero Anthology)
  14. Disappear by Alexander Pfeffer (later released on Nero Anthology)
  15. Caradhras by Nick Phoenix; feat. Aya Peard (later released on Archangel)
  16. To Glory by Thomas Bergersen (originally released on Invincible and later released on Legacy)
  17. Destiny Will Wait by Nick Phoenix; feat. Aya Peard (later released on Nero Anthology)
  18. Casablanca by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Thomas Bergersen and Aya Peard (possibly) (later released on Classics Volume Two)
  19. Aesir by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  20. Starfall by Thomas Bergersen; feat Francesca Genco (later released on Classics Volume Two)
  21. Immortal Avenger by Nick Phoenix; feat. Aya Peard (altered version later released on Archangel)
  22. Undefeated by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
  23. Sanctuary is Lost by Nick Phoenix (later released on Archangel)
  24. Birth of a Hero by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume One)
  25. One Way Out by Nick Phoenix; feat. Aya Peard
  26. Area 51 by Nick Phoenix (later released on Nero Anthology)
  27. Ride to Victory by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Classics Volume Two)
  28. It Lives by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Halloween)
  29. King Louie Kablooey by Nick Phoenix (later released on Nero Anthology)
  30. Fatal Fury by Alexander Pfeffer (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  31. The Devil Plays a Smoking Trumpet by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  32. Tower of Mischief by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  33. Crack in Time by Alexander Pfeffer (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  34. Oz No More by Nick Phoenix (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  35. Fear the Resurrection by Nick Phoenix (alternate version feat. Aya Peard)
  36. My Freedom by Thomas Bergersen; feat. Merethe Soltvedt (altered version later released on Miracles and Legacy)
  37. Lotus Mother by Nick Phoenix (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  38. Exodus by Alexander Pfeffer (later released on Nero Anthology)'
  39. Allegro Agitato by Thomas Bergersen (later released on Nero Anthology)'

Trivia: Edit

  • This album has the most songs that have been re-released to the public, with 36 (38 if you count Invincible).
  • This is the first industry album to feature songs that were previously released on a public album.
  • The name Exodus was also used for a song in Volume One, making this the second time a song name was reused for another album.
  • Strength of a Thousand Men was later remixed and re-released on Burn.
  • My Freedom was originally intended for release on Thomas Bergersen's solo album "Illusions", only to be dropped and placed on this album instead.
  • Archangel was one of the selected songs to be cut up and used for the public toolkit Two Steps From Hell: Ringtones.
  • This was the first industry album to receive the Anthology treatment.
  • Alongside the original versions of the songs, Nero Anthology also featured instrumental versions of United We Stand, Divided We Fall, Everlasting, Archangel, Destructo, Strength of a Thousand Men, The Last Stand, Undefeated, Caradhras, To Glory, Casablanca, Aesir, Birth of a Hero and Ride to Victory. Alternate versions (e.g. without synths, with Irish whistle/vocals) of Everlasting, Am I Not Human?, Magic of Love, Aesir and Fear the Resurrection also appeared.
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 Anthology

Miscellaneous Albums

Christmas MedleyDemon's DanceHeaven's Night (Unreleased)Other AlbumsTrailer ToolkitsTwo Steps From Hell: Ringtones

Japan-Exclusive Albums

LegacyImpossible