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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Epica Release First Video Clip From Retrospect DVD

This past March, female-fronted Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a spectacular “One Night Only” sold-out concert at the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, The Netherlands with five thousand fans in attendance.  Named Retrospect, it’s EPICA’s self-professed “longest & biggest show ever.”  Accompanied by the 70-piece Extended Reményi Ede Chamber Orchestra and the… Read more »

EPICA Announce “Retrospect” Movie Premieres

Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA has announced the first two movie theater premieres of »Retrospect«. During these premieres a number of band members will join their fans with the first exclusive viewing of »Retrospect«. The first premiere will be held on Wednesday 6th November at the Mathäser Multiplex Kino in Munich, Germany. The second premiere will… Read more »

Epica’s Sold-Out 10th Anniversary “Retrospect” Performance To Be Streamed Live This Saturday

Female-fronted Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA will be celebrating their 10th Anniversary with a special SOLD OUT performance this Saturday, March 23rd, entitled “Retrospect,” which is the band’s self-professed “longest & biggest show ever in EPICA history.” New songs, never-performed tracks, special guest appearances, and special effects are all planned for the memorable evening.  Joining… Read more »

Live Photos of Epica at Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia on October 25, 2012

Live Photos of Epica at Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, PA on October 25, 2012

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