Thomas J. Bergersen
|Thomas J. Bergersen|
|Birth name||Thomas Jacob Bergersen|
|Born||July 4, 1980|
|Genres||Trailer music, Neo Orchestral|
|Instruments||Piano, Keyboard, Trumpet, Violin, Guitar, Duduk|
|Years active||2003 – present|
Thomas Jacob Bergersen (born July 4, 1980) is a Norwegian composer who is the co-founder of the trailer music production company called Two Steps From Hell and has written music for several high profile trailers.
In May 2010, he and his business partner, Nick Phoenix released an album called Invincible, featuring some of his most popular tracks including "Freedom Fighters", "Moving Mountains", "Heart of Courage" etc. In 2010 he also composed the original music for the movie The Human Experience. The Soundtrack CD was released on March 29, 2011.
Two Steps from Hell
- Volume 1 (2006) [First album]
- Shadows and Nightmares (2006) [Mainly 'horror' genre]
- Dynasty (2007) [An 'epic' genre album]
- All Drums Go to Hell (2007) [Mainly percussion instruments used]
- Pathogen (2007) [Experimental album largely composed by Nick Phoenix]
- Nemesis (2007) [An 'epic' genre album mostly composed by Thomas Bergersen]
- Dreams & Imaginations (2008) [New age album, 90 songs, mostly by Thomas Bergersen]
- Legend (2008) [An 'epic' genre album]
- Ashes (2008) [Horror genre]
- The Devil Wears Nada (2009) [Mainly humorish]
- Power of Darkness (2010) [Epic-themed album]
- All Drones Go to Hell (2010) [Uses many 'drone' instruments]
- Illumina (2010) ['New-age' album]
- Balls to the Wall (2011) [Percussion album, similar to All Drums Go To Hell]
- Nero (2011) [An 'epic' genre album]
- Sinners (2011) [Short electro-metal album, not actually composed by either Thomas Bergersen or Nick Phoenix, although still under the Two Steps From Hell Label.]
- Two Steps from Heaven (2012) [Pet project of Thomas Bergersen, 'inspiring']
- Invincible (2010) [Compilation of some of the most popular Two Steps From Hell tracks]
- Archangel (2011) [Compilation of more of the most popular Two Steps From Hell tracks]
- Demon's Dance (2012) [Compilation of tracks previously unreleased to the public, available only on the Two Steps From Hell application for iOS and Android]
- Halloween (2012) [Compilation of well-known horror tracks from several demonstration albums, with several other-genre tracks as well]
- SkyWorld (2012) [First public album featuring almost entirely new music]
- Sun (2014) [Thomas Bergersen album] [A second album like Illusions]
- Invincible Digital Booklet, http://www.twostepsfromhell.com/invincible_booklet.pdf
- "News on Thomas Bergersen's page". Thomas Bergersen.
- "Two Steps From Hell — All Drones Go To Hell & Illumina". Trailer Music News. Retrieved 22 July 2010.
- "Halloween description". Two Steps From Hell.
- "Skyworld description". Two Steps From Hell.