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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 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
 
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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
09.01.2016 Epica - Working On New Album
30.10.2015 Epica - Launch Live Video
17.09.2015 Epica - Drop Off North American Tour
14.09.2015 Epica - Cancel Four North American Shows
05.09.2015 Epica - Coen Janssen Sits Out Upcoming Tour
21.08.2015 Epica - Release New Live Video
 
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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
11.02.2016 USA, Dallas, TX (1)
08.07.2016 GER, Geiselwind - Out & Loud Festival 2016

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Forum topics

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190d ago Epica - Design Your Universe in Albums   (23)
249d ago Epica - Announce Their Own Festival in News   (9)
253d ago Epica - To Tour N. America With The Agonist, Eluveitie in News   (3)
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