Subsurface (album)

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Subsurface
Studio album by Threshold
Released August 3, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Progressive metal
Length 58:33
Label InsideOut Music
Producer Karl Groom, Richard West
Threshold chronology
Critical Mass
(2002)
Subsurface
(2004)
Dead Reckoning
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Imperiumi 10/10 stars[1]
Rock Hard (de) 8.5/10[2]

Subsurface is the seventh studio album by British progressive metal band Threshold. It is the last album to feature founding member and guitarist Nick Midson. The album was released in August 2004, and received an Album of the Month award in several European music magazines.

Songs on the album resume themes from earlier albums, including environmentalism and war, but also incorporating political themes.

Reception[edit]

In 2005, Subsurface was ranked number 472 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mission Profile" (Karl Groom, Richard West) – 8:19
  2. "Ground Control" (West) – 7:13
  3. "Opium" (Groom, West) – 6:48
  4. "Stop Dead" (West) – 4:21
  5. "The Art Of Reason" (Groom, West) – 10:20
  6. "Pressure" (Groom, Nick Midson, West) – 5:17
  7. "Flags And Footprints" (West) – 4:54
  8. "Static" (Groom, West) – 5:07
  9. "The Destruction Of Words" (Groom, West) – 6:14
  10. "What About Me" (Johanne James) – 4:21 (bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalevi Heino (2004-07-26). "Levyarviot: Threshold - Subsurface". Imperiumi. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ Rensen, Michael. "Rock Hard". issue 207. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  3. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 18. ISBN 3-89880-517-4.