Tag: Epica

Feb 22

70000 Tons of Metal 2016 – Day 3 Recap

Day 3 After a day of coverage, interviews & party, we woke up as the boat was anchored in the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. With the hangover effects still lingering around, we got up early got some breakfast and head outside for a day of sun, beach and relaxation, after all, that is what you …

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Dec 03

Epica – Retrospect 10th Anniversary DVD (2013)

It is incredible that 10 years have passed since Epica released their début album The Phantom Agony, it felt like yesterday I was holding my copy from the first time. But like a good wine, Epica gets better as time passes and even today albums like The Phantom Agony and Consign Of Oblivion remain as …

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Dec 24

Jackie’s Top 10 Albums of 2012

2012 was an incredible year for album releases.  Looking through all the collection through various genres of metal it was nearly impossible to choose 10. But after lots of thinking this is the 10 that made the cut. 10. The 69 Eyes – X Not cheesy but yes slightly romantic goth metal.  Although completely different from everything …

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Nov 20

Mark Jansen & Rob Van Der Loo of Epica checked in with The Age Of Metal

Last Saturday the stage at Joe’s Grotto in Phoenix, AZ was graced by the presence of one of the most celebrated bands in symphonic metal history. I am talking about Dutch sextet, Epica. They are currently wrapping up their North American tour along with Insomnium and Alestorm. Epica is supporting their latest album Requiem For …

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Mar 05

Simone Simons of Epica talked to the The Age Of Metal

Is not doubt that Simone Simons possesses one of the most powerful and beautiful voices on today’s international metal scene, Simone joined Epica in 2002 when she was 17 years old, and from there until today she has become one of the most iconic vocalists in metal history along with Tarja Turunen, Angela Gossow, Doro …

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Mar 04

Epica – Requiem For The Indifferent (2012)

It’s been more than two years since the Dutch symphonic metal band Epica released their highly acclaimed album Design Your Universe. At the time the band had include two new members Issac Delahaye in guitar and Ariën van Weesenbeek in drums, and totally revamped their sound which moved apart from the rest of the symphonic metal movement. …

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