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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
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  Tony Kakko - vocals
2009  Simon Oberender - backing vocals
› 2012  -//- vocals
2014  Daniël 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
2016 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


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
18.06.2016 Epica - Unveil New Album Tracklist And Concept
17.06.2016 Epica - To Tour Europe With Powerwolf
03.06.2016 Epica - Reveal New Album Title, Cover And More
09.01.2016 Epica - Working On New Album
30.10.2015 Epica - Launch Live Video
17.09.2015 Epica - Drop Off North American Tour
 
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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
08.07.2016 GER, Geiselwind - Out & Loud Festival 2016
08.07.2016 HUN, Dunaújváros - Rockmaraton 2016 (4)
23.07.2016 MEX, Mexico City - Hell & Heaven Metal Fest 2016
01.10.2016 NED, Tilburg - Epic Metal Fest 2016 - Tilburg (1)
15.10.2016 BRA, São Paulo - Epic Metal Fest 2016 - São Paulo
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
20.01.2017 GER, Munich
21.01.2017 AUT, Vienna
24.01.2017 POL, Warsaw
25.01.2017 GER, Berlin
27.01.2017 GER, Oberhausen
28.01.2017 CZE, Prague
03.02.2017 GBR, London
04.02.2017 FRA, Paris

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150d ago Epica - Working On New Album in News   (18)
223d ago Has Symphonic Metal Become a Cliche? in Melodic metal forum   (121)
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286d ago Epica - Cancel Four North American Shows in News   (2)
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