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EPICA premieres new video

Elsa Marques 02/08/2016 News Comments Off on EPICA premieres new video
EPICA premieres new video
EPICA is a Symphonic/Power Metal band from the Netherlands. The band was initially formed by Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever in 2002. Although they started to work already in 2002 (under the name  Sahara Dust), it was  in 2003 they decided to adopt the current band name.
As common in many band, some changes in the band members occurred along the years, but Mark Jansen , Coen Janssen and  Simone Simons have been in the band since its beginning.
After two year wait EPICA is now back with a new album entitled “The Holographic Principle”. This will be their 8th full length album, the  5th under the Nuclear Blast Records seal. The album is to be released on September the 30th and they recently premiered the lyric video from the track “Universal Death Squad”.

Check out “The Holographic Principle” cover art and tracklist:

Epica 2016 album cover

1.Eidola 02:39
2.Edge of the Blade 04:34
3.A Phantasmic Parade 04:36
4.Universal Death Squad 06:38
5.Divide and Conquer 07:48
6.Beyond the Matrix 06:26
7.Once upon a Nightmare 07:08
8.The Cosmic Algorithm 04:54
9.Ascension – Dream State Armageddon 05:16
10.Dancing in a Hurricane 05:26
11.Tear Down Your Walls 05:03
12.The Holographic Principle – A Profound Understanding of Reality11:35

Check also the following studio documentaries videos for a better insight on the forthcoming album:

Current band members:

Mark Jansen (Guitars ; Vocals)
Coen Janssen (Keyboards)
Simone Simons (Vocals)
Ariën van Weesenbeek (Drums ; Vocals)
Isaac Delahaye (Guitars ; Vocals)
Rob van der Loo (Bass)

The upcoming album and merchandise can be ordered in the following links:
Check also upcoming tours and news in their official webpage: 



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Adopted the role of the zine Finnish emissary, and since my addition to the roster, I have been juggling the tasks of Editor-in-chief, Promoter and Manager of the zine social media pages. As part of the permanent staff of the zine, album reviews, video and written interviews, covering live shows (text, video and photography) have been also a strong contribution to the zine work. Besides the zine "hobbies" I am also a origami, music and travel enthusiastic. Academic background: Biology degree from the University of Coimbra (Portugal); Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Center of Neurosciences & Faculty of Science and Technology (Portugal); PhD degree from the Medical Faculty, University of Helsinki (Finland).

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