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Also known as Sahara Dust (2002-2003)

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, piano
2007-  Ariën Van Weesenbeek - drums
2009-  Isaac Delahaye - guitars
2012-  Rob van der Loo - bass
Former musicians:
2002  Helena Iren Michaelsen - vocals
2002-2006  Jeroen Simons - drums
2002-2008  Ad Sluijter - guitar
2002-2012  Yves "Yvel" Huts - bass
Studio musicians:
2003-2012  Amanda Somerville - backing vocals, choir vocals
2006-2007  Ariën Van Weesenbeek - drums
2007-2009  Sascha Paeth - backing vocals
2009  Cloudy Yang - choir vocals
Live musicians:
2007  Koen Herfst - drums
2008  Amanda Somerville - vocals
2010  Oliver Palotai - keyboards
› 2011  -//-
Guest musicians:
2003  Olaf Reitmeier - acoustic guitars
› 2007  -//- acoustic guitars, choir vocals
› 2009  -//- choir vocals
2003  Annette Berryman - flute
2005  Roy "Khan" Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2007  Jeff Wade - voice
2007  Gjalt Lucassen - voice
2007  Sander Gommans - vocals
2009  Tony Kakko - vocals
2014  Daniel de Jongh - 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 | 8.2 The Quantum Enigma
 
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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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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
30.10.2014 Epica - Debut New Video
22.10.2014 Epica - Announce South American Tour
25.06.2014 Epica - Announce Second Leg Of European Tour
23.05.2014 Epica - New Lyric Video Online
23.04.2014 Epica - Announce European Tour
19.04.2014 Epica - Share Acoustic Version Of New Song
 
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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
28.12.2014 IND, Mumbai (1)
15.01.2015 GER, Bochum
16.01.2015 GER, Hamburg
17.01.2015 GER, Berlin
19.01.2015 GER, Leipzig
20.01.2015 CZE, Prague (2)
22.01.2015 POL, Wroclaw (1)
23.01.2015 POL, Warsaw (2)
24.01.2015 HUN, Budapest (7)
26.01.2015 AUT, Vienna
27.01.2015 GER, Munich
29.01.2015 FRA, Paris (3)
30.01.2015 SUI, Geneva
31.01.2015 GER, Cologne
01.02.2015 BEL, Brussels
26.02.2015 ECU, Quito
28.02.2015 PER, Lima
03.03.2015 BRA, Porto Alegre
04.03.2015 BRA, Curitiba
06.03.2015 BRA, Rio de Janeiro (1)
07.03.2015 BRA, Belo Horizonte
08.03.2015 BRA, Sao Paulo (1)
10.03.2015 PAR, Asuncion
12.03.2015 CHI, Santiago
13.03.2015 ARG, Buenos Aires (1)
02.04.2015 RSA, Pretoria - Witchfest Festival Open Air 2015 (1)
21.04.2015 SWE, Stockholm (1)
22.04.2015 FIN, Helsinki
24.04.2015 RUS, St. Petersburg
25.04.2015 RUS, Moscow (1)
26.04.2015 RUS, Ekaterinburg
06.06.2015 NED, Nijmegen - Fortarock 2015
05.08.2015 ESP, Villena (Alicante) - Leyendas Del Rock 2015

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Forum topics

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29d ago Has Symphonic Metal Become a Cliche? in Melodic metal forum   (143)
46d ago Epica - Debut New Video in News   (8)
133d ago Epica - Requiem For The Indifferent in Albums   (119)
147d ago Epica - The Quantum Enigma in Reviews   (19)
172d ago Epica - Design Your Universe in Albums   (21)
173d ago Epica - The Phantom Agony in Albums   (11)
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205d ago Epica - New Lyric Video Online in News   (6)
207d ago Epica - We Will Take You With Us / 2 Meter Sessies [DVD] in Albums   (1)
217d ago Epica in Melodic metal forum   (276)
226d ago Epica - Unchain Utopia [Single] in Albums   (7)
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