Beyond Threshold Biography
Last updated: 11/12/2012 05:06:11 PM
"This is a call to arms that encourages its disenchanted listeners to push Beyond the Threshold of anything or anyone that would try to hold them down!!" describes the ethics of hard rock powerhouse BEYOND THRESHOLD. Coming from different influences and genres has allowed them to develop into a truly unique, professional, and powerful heavy rock act. Conceived in 2006, this talented young band comprises of former members of several rock and metal outfits, and together are rapidly becoming one of the standouts of the hard rock music scene.
New school antics with old school roots give the band an unexampled edge in today’s music market. Powerful, Versatile, Intense, Unique, Heartfelt are all distinguishing traits that have come to symbolize the fundamentals of metal/hardcore/rock revolutionaries BEYOND THRESHOLD. "There should be no boundaries or limitations within our music. We embrace the fact that we are versatile as artists,” explains BEYOND THRESHOLD's lead singer Erik Virgin.
Since the release of their debut album “Revolution” in 2010, BEYOND THRESHOLD has been touring the US as supporting acts, such as; Five Finger Death Punch, Hatebreed, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Chevelle, All That Remains, Powerman 5000, Pop Evil, Filter, Nonpoint, Flava Flav, Hed P.E, Fear Factory, Godforbid, Mushroomhead, Sid Wilson of Slipknot, Skindred, Soil, Primer 55, Taproot, Smile Empty Soul, Flaw, Everclear, Art of Dying, Filter, Walls of Jericho, Fuel, Saliva, Adema, 36 Crazy Fists, Dope, Ankla, Kittie, It Dies Today, Burn Halo, Motograter, The Autumn Offering, Mephis May Fire, Bobaflex, Los Lonely Boys, The Last Vegas, Oblige, Anew Revolution, Tonic, Black Sunshine, and many more.
BEYOND THRESHOLD has gained popularity and notoriety playing to thousands of screaming fans at radio festivals including Monster Energy Drink's "SHOWBOAT ROCK FEST", WXRX's "ROCKS THE ROCK”, and “SPIRIT OF PEACE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL” just to name a few.
Hard work has come to fruition as BEYOND THRESHOLD’s sophomore album entitled "WHO WE ARE" has been scheduled for an October 2012 release with Goomba Music/Turkey Vulture Records/eOne. Tim King (SOiL bassist and Director of A&R at Goomba Music) had extended the opportunity to BEYOND THRESHOLD after witnessing the rapid growth and dominance the band has achieved on recent SOiL/BEYOND THRESHOLD tour runs. Tim King states, "When I heard the completed version of "Who We Are" I knew I had to team up with them to release it on Goomba Music."