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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-  Amanda Somerville - backing 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  Annette Berryman - flute
2003  Olaf Reitmeier - acoustic guitars
› 2007  -//- acoustic guitars, choir vocals
› 2009  -//- choir vocals
2005  Roy "Khan" Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2007  Sander Gommans - vocals
2007  Jeff Wade - voice
2007  Gjalt Lucassen - voice
2009  Tony Kakko - vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

2003 | 8.6 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 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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Epica at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, CO - Nov. 2012 Epica at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, CO - Nov. 2012 Epica at the Bluebird Theater in Denver, CO - Nov. 2012


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
23.04.2014 Epica - Announce European Tour
19.04.2014 Epica - Share Acoustic Version Of New Song
08.04.2014 Epica - New Single Released, Confirmed For Czyzynalia Festival
20.03.2014 Epica - New Lyric Video Online
14.03.2014 Epica - Releasing New Single
08.03.2014 Epica - Second Part Of New Album Studio Documentary
 
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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
02.12.2008 Epica: European Tour. Bergara, 16th November 2008

Concerts
30.04.2014 NED, Tilburg (4)
07.06.2014 NED, Landgraaf - Pinkpop Festival 2014 (1)
13.06.2014 AUT, Nickelsdrof - Nova Rock Festival 2014 - 10th Anniversary (5)
10.07.2014 CZE, Vizovice - Masters Of Rock 2014 (8)
08.08.2014 POR, Vagos - Vagos Open Air 2014 (13)
09.08.2014 CAN, Montreal, QC - Heavy MTL Festival (5)
17.08.2014 FRA, Saint Nolff - Motocultor 2014 (1)
20.11.2014 LUX, Luxembourg (1)
21.11.2014 FRA, Strasbourg
22.11.2014 SUI, Zurich
24.11.2014 ITA, Milan
25.11.2014 ITA, Rome
26.11.2014 FRA, Marseille
28.11.2014 ESP, Madrid
02.12.2014 ESP, Barcelona
03.12.2014 FRA, Toulouse
04.12.2014 FRA, Bordeaux
06.12.2014 GBR, London
29.01.2015 FRA, Paris

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