Epica is a symphonic metal band from The Netherlands, founded in 2003 by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever. The band currently consists of Simone Simons (vocals), Mark Jansen (guitars, vocals), Isaac Delahaye (guitar), Rob van der Loo (bass), Coen Janssen (keyboards, synthesiser), and Ariën van Weesenbeek (drums). They perform symphonic metal, with influences from death, progressive and power metal.

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(Watch) EPICA – Unveil Live Music Video For “Victims Of Contingency” And Ωmega Alive Is Out Today!

Despite the recent postponement of their European tour and ongoing pandemic, Dutch symphonic metal legends EPICA have erected an unmatched monument to the live music scene this year with Ωmega Alive. Out in stores today, the new release is available in several audiovisual formats, such as DVD, BluRay, 3LP vinyl gatefold in various colors, earbook, and boxset. The… Read more »

EPICA – Ready For A Monumental Live Stream, Release Final Trailer

Tomorrow, on June 12th, Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights EPICA will broadcast their first-ever streaming event titled Ωmega Alive. This monumental show will be the biggest stage production of the band to date and will see the band perform their biggest hits – including first-ever live performances of their latest album Omega – in a scenery of 5 different… Read more »

NEONFLY Unleashes Album Details and Brand New Video Clip (feat. Björn Strid of Soilwork)! “The Future, Tonight”

June 18th 2021 will see UK metallers Neonfly release their hotly anticipated album, titled The Future, Tonight, via Germany’s up and coming metal institution, Noble Demon. Neonfly, formed in 2008 as the brainchild of guitarist and composer Frederick Thunder, took the heavy music scene by storm, releasing two highly acclaimed full-length records and an unforgettable… Read more »

(video) EPICA – Reveal 13th Vlog Episode!

Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA recently announced the release of their new album “Omega”, out on February 26th 2021 via Nuclear Blast. “Omega” is the band’s first studio album in five years. Recently, the band has released a music video for their mesmerizing third single, the ballad “Rivers” and today, they reveal their 13th vlog… Read more »

(watch) EPICA – Release A Music Video For Their Third Single “Rivers”!

Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA recently announced the release of their new album Omega, out on February 26th 2021 via Nuclear Blast. Omega is the band’s first studio album in five years. Today, the band release a music video for their mesmerizing third single, the ballad “Rivers”. Get the single digitally, here: http://nblast.de/Epica-OmegaDSP Watch the video here: “Our third single has arrived! ‘Rivers’… Read more »

EPICA – Launch 4th Studio Video Vlog Episode (watch)

Dutch symphonic metal giant EPICA recently entered Sandlane Recording Facilities to record their new album with producer Joost van den Broek (POWERWOLF, AYREON).   The band launches the fourth Studio Vlog episode which gives a more detailed behind the scene look at the guitar and bass recordings. VLOG #4:  Bass player Rob van der Loo comments: “It is amazing to see how our… Read more »

watch: EPICA – Debut Lyric Video For ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ & Pre-Orders launched

Dutch metal titans EPICA have launched a lyric video for “Kingdom of Heaven” which is taken from the band’s upcoming re-release of Design Your Universe – Gold Edition.   The lyric video can be viewed on the band’s YouTube channel:  Mark Jansen comments: “’Kingdom of Heaven‘ is very dear to me. This song was dedicated to my grandmother after she passed away…. Read more »

EPICA – Attack the Titans

Epica are known for creating intricate musical stories with lyrics tackling everything from philosophy to science.  They’ve forged a different, signature path crafting songs that go beyond the boundaries and limits of their symphonic genre.  Not content with the world of fantasy they’ve broken lyrical thresholds into the realms of philosophy, science and galaxy-wide ponderings…. Read more »

EPICA – Epica vs. Attack on Titan Songs

Turning Japanese anime and manga into symphonic majestic greatness isn’t an endeavor many bands could or would want to try and pull off.  However, Dutch powerhouse Epica did so with great success. Officially available for the first time outside Japan, Epica vs. Attack On Titan Songs features theme music from the popular anime series adapted and… Read more »

EPICA – Launch New “Consign To Oblivion” Live Video

Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA are proud to announce the launch of their brand new live video for “Consign To Oblivion”. The video was captured during EPICA‘s sold out show at the Zénith in Paris last February where the band closed their most successful European tour to date together with an excited legion of 5,000… Read more »

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