On October 6th, EPICA's new digital EP Live At The AFAS Live will be finally available, and today the band reveal another uplifting hit with Beyond The Matrix. Coen Janssen comments: "This is our 'ultimate' live track! We haven't found an audience yet that didn't bounce with is during the chorus. Can you imagine how awesome it looked to see the whole..
Photo: Tim Tronckoe Right in the middle of their festival season, symphonic metal titans EPICA return with another live single off their upcoming digital EP Live At The AFAS Live. Originally the title track of their second studio album, and one of EPICA's heaviest tracks, Consign To Oblivion has not only become a real classic, but also the ultimate final song..
Photo: Tim Tronckoe After recently performing as direct support to Metallica for two spectacular shows in Paris and Hamburg, Symphonic metallers EPICA return with a another new live single from their European headline tour. The bombastic Unleashed was recorded at Amsterdam's AFAS Live in January 2023. Ahead of the band's performance at Download Festival this weekend, they have released..
Photo: Tim Tronckoe This week, symphonic metal titans EPICA will finally kick off the Epic Apocalypse Tour 2023, a European co-headline tour with APOCALYPTICA, that will take them to 21 countries over the course of the next 3 months. Just in time for the first show in Vilnius (the band's first ever performance in Lithuania), they have released a..
This past Friday, symphonic metal titans EPICA finally unleashed The Alchemy Project, a unique collaboration featuring thirteen bands and musicians who co-wrote and performed the seven new tracks with them. For this special occasion, EPICA present another true gem from the release, in form of a music video for a hauntingly dark track with a majestic chorus: Sirens - Of..
Always pushing forward, always aiming higher: In the 20 years of their existence, EPICA have never shied away from challenges, twists and turns, weathering every storm and pushing the symphonic metal genre to heights no one even dared to believe in. Since 2002, the band surrounding global metal icon Simone Simons and her long-time musical partner Mark Jansen have released eight..
Just one day after the release of their anniversary re-issues We Still Take You With Us and Live At Paradiso (for the first time!), symphonic metal titans EPICA will celebrate 20 years of existence live at Tilburg's 013, the same place where they played their first show (supporting Anathema) back in 2002. However, since the show has long been sold out and..
2022 marks the 20th anniversary of Symphonic Metal titans EPICA. After nearly 1 million albums sold worldwide and over 300 million combined streams on all digital platforms, the Dutch band has manifested their talent to combine metal with unique operatic vocals and has gained a huge international fanbase in the process. Through their career EPICA have played..
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 audio-visual formats, such as DVD, BluRay, 3LP vinyl gatefold in various colours, Earbook and boxset. The..
Once again, symphonic metal titans EPICA are forced to reschedule their co-headline tour with Apocalyptica due to the still ongoing restrictions in various countries that make it impossible to plan a 2-month-long tour run across Europe and 17 countries. To ensure the safety of their fans in the crowd, The Epic Apocalypse Tour is now postponed to January, February and March..