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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
21.08.2015 Epica - Release New Live Video
04.06.2015 Epica - Announce Their Own Festival
31.05.2015 Epica - To Tour N. America With The Agonist, Eluveitie
22.04.2015 Epica - Announce Tour With Eluveitie And Scar Symmetry
30.10.2014 Epica - Debut New Video
22.10.2014 Epica - Announce South 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
08.09.2015 USA, Baltimore, MD
09.09.2015 USA, Boston, MA (2)
11.09.2015 CAN, Montreal, QC
12.09.2015 USA, Quebec City, QC
13.09.2015 CAN, Toronto, ON
15.09.2015 USA, Chicago, IL
16.09.2015 USA, Minneapolis, MN (1)
18.09.2015 CAN, Saskatoon, SK
19.09.2015 CAN, Edmonton, AB
20.09.2015 CAN, Calgary, AB
22.09.2015 CAN, Vancouver, BC (2)
23.09.2015 USA, Seattle, WA
25.09.2015 USA, San Francisco, CA (1)
26.09.2015 USA, Los Angeles, CA
28.09.2015 USA, Denver, CO (1)
29.09.2015 USA, Omaha, NE
01.10.2015 USA, Louisville, KY
02.10.2015 USA, Cleveland, OH
03.10.2015 USA, New York, NY
16.10.2015 ROM, Bucharest - Maximum Rock Festival 2015 (3)
17.10.2015 FRA, Sélestat - Rock Your Brain 2015
27.10.2015 GER, Oberhausen
28.10.2015 GER, Neu-Isenburg
30.10.2015 CZE, Zlin (2)
31.10.2015 POL, Krakow (1)
01.11.2015 GER, Berlin
03.11.2015 GER, Nürnberg
04.11.2015 ITA, Milan
05.11.2015 ITA, Bologna (1)
07.11.2015 FRA, Grenoble
08.11.2015 FRA, Rennes (1)
09.11.2015 FRA, Lille
11.11.2015 GBR, Bristol (1)
12.11.2015 GBR, Manchester
14.11.2015 GBR, Glasgow
15.11.2015 GBR, London (1)
22.11.2015 NED, Eindhoven - Epic Metal Fest (2)
02.01.2016 SUI, Wetzikon
04.02.2016 USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2016 (9)

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