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Also known as Sahara Dust ('02-'03)

Country: The Netherlands
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 2002

2002- Symphonic metal

Line-up

Current members:
2002-  Simone Simons - vocals
2002-  Mark Jansen - guitars, vocals
2002-  Coen Janssen - keyboards, accordion
2007-  Ariën Van Weesenbeek - drums
2009-  Isaac Delahaye - guitars
2012-  Rob van der Loo - bass
Former musicians:
2002  Stefan "Steve" Wolz - drums
2002  Dennis Leeflang - drums
2002  Iwan Hendrikx - drums
2002  Helena Iren Michaelsen - vocals
2002-2006  Jeroen Simons - drums
2002-2008  Ad Sluijter - guitars
2002-2012  Yves Huts - bass
Studio musicians:
2007  Sascha Paeth - backing vocals
› 2009  -//-
2007  Ariën Van Weesenbeek - drums
2016  Jeroen Goossens - flute, piccolo, bassoon
2016  Jack Pisters - sitar
2016  Joost van den Broek - snare drums, synthesizers
Live musicians:
2007  Koen Herfst - drums
2008  Amanda Somerville - vocals
2010  Oliver Palotai - keyboards
› 2011  -//-
Guest musicians:
2003  Olaf Reitmeier - guitars
› 2007  -//- guitars, backing vocals
› 2009  -//- backing vocals
2005  Roy Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2007  Jaff Wade - spoken words
2007  Gjalt Lucassen - vocals
2007  Sander Gommans - vocals
2009  Simon Oberender - backing vocals
› 2012  -//- vocals
2009  Tony Kakko - vocals
2014  Daniël de Jongh - vocals
2016  Marcela Bovio - backing vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

2003 | 8.5 The Phantom Agony
2005 | 8.4 Consign To Oblivion
2007 | 8.6 The Divine Conspiracy
2009 | 8.6 Design Your Universe
2012 | 7.6 Requiem For The Indifferent
2014 | 8.3 The Quantum Enigma
2016 | 8.1 The Holographic Principle
 
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Photo galleries

12.12.2012 Epica + Stream Of Passion - Sheffield, England, 12.12.12 by Talie Eigeland
07.11.2012 Epica, Alestorm, Insomnium - Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO, 07 NOV 2012 by D.T. Metal
09.10.2010 Epica: Design Your Universe Tour Pt. II - Aschaffenburg, Germany, 9 October 2010 by Promonex
04.06.2010 Toulouse Metal Fest - Toulouse - 04/06/2010 by Moocher
12.03.2010 Hammerfest II - Prestatyn, Wales, 12th-13th March 2010 by Baz Anderson
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Epica Epica at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, CO - Nov. 2012


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
08.09.2016 Epica - Release Video For Second Single
26.08.2016 Epica - Launch Third Part Of New Album Documentary
29.07.2016 Epica - Release Lyric Video For First Single
27.07.2016 Epica - Share Second Part Of New Album Documentary
19.07.2016 Epica - Release Studio Documentary Of New Album
28.06.2016 Epica - Announce Tour With Fleshgod Apocalypse, The Agonist
 
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Interviews
12.11.2012 with Coen Janssen
01.04.2004 with Mark Jansen [SBS]
04.11.2003 with Simone Simons [Vocals]
Articles
15.11.2012 Epica, Alestorm, Insomnium - Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO - 7.11.2012
12.11.2010 Epica - Aschaffenburg, Germany, 9th October 2010
14.06.2010 Toulouse Metal Fest, First Edition - 04 June 2010
02.12.2008 Epica: European Tour. Bergara, 16th November 2008

Concerts
12.01.2017 GER, Wiesbaden
13.01.2017 GER, Cologne
14.01.2017 GER, Ludwigsburg
16.01.2017 SUI, Geneva
17.01.2017 SUI, Zurich
18.01.2017 ITA, Milan
20.01.2017 GER, Munich
21.01.2017 AUT, Vienna
22.01.2017 HUN, Budapest (5)
24.01.2017 POL, Warsaw (3)
25.01.2017 GER, Berlin (1)
27.01.2017 GER, Oberhausen (1)
28.01.2017 CZE, Prague (2)
29.01.2017 GER, Hannover
31.01.2017 GER, Hamburg
01.02.2017 BEL, Brussels
03.02.2017 GBR, London (1)
04.02.2017 FRA, Paris (1)
24.02.2017 RUS, Moscow
25.02.2017 RUS, Ekaterinburg
26.02.2017 RUS, St. Petersburg
28.02.2017 FIN, Helsinki
01.03.2017 SWE, Stockholm (2)
03.03.2017 DEN, Copenhagen
04.03.2017 NOR, Oslo (3)
05.03.2017 SWE, Malmo
09.08.2017 ESP, Villena - Leyendas Del Rock 2017

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166d ago Epica - Unveil New Album Tracklist And Concept in News   (13)
174d ago Epica - To Tour Europe With Powerwolf in News   (2)
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