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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, piano
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 "Yvel" Huts - bass
Studio musicians:
2007  Sascha Paeth - backing vocals
› 2009  -//-
2007  Ariën Van Weesenbeek - drums
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 "Khan" Sætre Khantatat - vocals
2007  Jaff Wade - spoken words
2007  Gjalt Lucassen - vocals
2007  Sander Gommans - vocals
2009  Tony Kakko - vocals
2009  Simon Oberender - backing vocals
› 2012  -//- 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 | 8.3 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
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 (1)
13.03.2015 ARG, Buenos Aires (1)
27.03.2015 GRE, Athens
28.03.2015 GRE, Thessaloniki (1)
05.04.2015 RSA, Pretoria - Witchfest Open Air Festival 2015 (5)
11.04.2015 NED, Groningen
21.04.2015 SWE, Stockholm (3)
22.04.2015 FIN, Helsinki
24.04.2015 RUS, St. Petersburg
25.04.2015 RUS, Moscow (1)
26.04.2015 RUS, Ekaterinburg
29.05.2015 GER, Nürburg - Der Ring - Grüne Hölle Rock 2015
29.05.2015 GER, München - Rockavaria 2015
06.06.2015 NED, Nijmegen - Fortarock 2015
13.06.2015 AUT, Nickelsdorf - Nova Rock 2015 (1)
19.06.2015 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2015 (6)
21.06.2015 FRA, Clisson - Hellfest Open Air 2015 (17)
09.07.2015 GER, Ballenstedt - Rockharz Open Air 2015 (2)
30.07.2015 GER, Wacken - Wacken Open Air 2015 (16)
08.08.2015 ESP, Villena (Alicante) - Leyendas Del Rock 2015 (2)
07.08.2015 NED, Leeuwarden - Cityrock Leeuwarden 2015
14.08.2015 CZE, Hodonin - Made Of Metal 2015
16.10.2015 ROM, Bucharest - Maximum Rock Festival 2015

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Forum topics

18d ago Has Symphonic Metal Become a Cliche? in Melodic metal forum   (144)
58d ago Epica - The Score in Albums   (3)
70d ago Epica - Debut New Video in News   (9)
80d ago Epica - The Quantum Enigma in Albums   (123)
206d ago Epica - Requiem For The Indifferent in Albums   (119)
220d ago Epica - The Quantum Enigma in Reviews   (19)
245d ago Epica - Design Your Universe in Albums   (21)
245d ago Epica - The Phantom Agony in Albums   (11)
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278d ago Epica - New Lyric Video Online in News   (6)
280d ago Epica - We Will Take You With Us / 2 Meter Sessies [DVD] in Albums   (1)
290d ago Epica in Melodic metal forum   (276)
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