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EPICA - Retrospect - 10th anniversary

September 13th 2012 at: 14:28 CEST

On the 23rd of March 2013 internationally renowned metal band Epica will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a special performance entitled“Retrospect” which will take place in the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, in their home country the Netherlands. “Retrospect” will be Epica’s most ambitious project to date, joined by a 70-piece symphonic orchestra and choir, international guests and lots of special effects.

 
Tickets will go on sale on the 15th of September at 10 a.m. (GMT+1) and will be available through the websites of Epica and Klokgebouw. 
 
 



 
Over the past 10 years Dutch symphonic metal band Epica, with mezzo-soprano Simone Simons as lead singer, has grown from a local metal band into an international touring act and has done extensive tours of Europe, North-America and Latin-America.
 
This week the band will embark on their Latin-American tour to promote their latest album “Requiem for the Indifferent” followed by a North-American tour in October/ November, ending the year with a tour of France and the UK.
 
Epica will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a unique show. A 70-piece symphonic orchestra and choir will accompany the band at the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven (NL). Especially for this show the band has invited the Hungarian Extended Remenyi Ede Chamber Orchestra and Choir of Miskolc National Theatre, the same orchestra and choir with whom Epica recorded the highly acclaimed live album “the Classical Conspiracy”. This anniversary show will be a “Retrospect” on Epica’s career and will contain all trademark elements you can expect from Epica.
 
INFORMATION
Tickets go on sale on the 15th of September at 10 AM (GMT+1) and will cost €35,- + service costs until the 1st of October. They available through the following websites: www.epica.nlwww.epica-retrospect.com and www.klokgebouw.nl. Special VIP-tickets are available as well and cost €65,- + service costs. VIPs will get early access to the venue and exclusive VIP goodies.
 
From the 1st of October the price will increase by €4  for both normal and VIP tickets.
 
Epica Retrospect

 

 

"Niks te Gek!" Trailer

September 11th 2012 at: 13:53 CEST

Check this out! A brand new trailer for the Dutch TV show "Niks te Gek!" on which Epica will be featured upcoming Sunday (16th of September).

 

 Dutch NTR tv show 'Niks te gek' is a show in which mentally disabled people can make their dreams come true, only with one catch: they have to do it themselves! 

Ruurd Woltring's biggest wish was to record one of his song with Epica, so the band took his music & lyrics, re-arranged it into an Epica song and invited him into the studio.
The result can be seen HERE! and gained over 50.000 views in two weeks!

The whole episode of "Niks te gek" with Ruurd Woltring and Epica will be broadcasted in the Netherlands on September 16th on Nederland 2 (16:35 hr gmt+1)

Ruurd Woltring feat. Epica - Forevermore

August 24th 2012 at: 20:36 CEST

As you might have heard, Epica was part of a very special recording session last week. Here is the result of which we (and the whole team) are very proud!

This videoclip was made for the upcoming Dutch NTR tv show 'Niks te gek', in which mentally disabled persons can make their dreams come true. 
Ruurd Woltring's biggest wish was to record one of his song with Epica, so the band took his music & lyrics, re-arranged it into an Epica song and invited him into the studio.

The whole episode of "Niks te gek" with Ruurd Woltring and Epica will be broadcasted in the Netherlands on September 16th on Nederland 2 (16:35 hr gmt+1)

Venue change Bogota, Colombia

August 14th 2012 at: 16:57 CEST

There has been a change of venue for our show in Bogota, Colombia on the 22nd of September. The original venue has been closed down by the city and therefore it has been changed to the Downtown Majestic.

For all other info on the show or the Latin American tour check out the tourdates section.

Latin American tour VIP-sessions update

August 13th 2012 at: 12:47 CEST

In September and October, Epica will hit the stages in Latin America again. Tickets for these shows are selling quite fast (as expected) and it is promising to become Epica's best L-A tour to date! 
At certain shows this tour there are VIP sessions where you can meet and greet the band and get cool Epica stuff. A few of them are already sold out and some of the are soon to be sold out so check it out if you want to be there.

The following shows will have a VIP session:

16-09-2012  El Salvador
18-09-2012  Guatemala
19-09-2012  Costa Rica  SOLD OUT
21-09-2012  Colombia, Medellin  nearly sold out
22-09-2012  Colombia, Bogota
28-09-2012  Brasil, Sao Paolo  SOLD OUT
29-09-2012  Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
30-09-2012  Brasil, Porto Alegre

More info coming soon. For all info about the tour check out the tourdates section!

VIP session - Rimini, Italy

August 2nd 2012 at: 21:08 CEST

The 7th of August, Epica will play in Rimini (Italy) The vip session is sold out and will take place from 18:00 - 19:00.

For the show itself there are still some tickets left.

See you all in Italy

Venue change Paraguay

July 9th 2012 at: 12:59 CEST

There has been a change of venue for our show in Paraguay on the 3rd of October. The show will now be held in Club Sport Colombia de Fernando de la Mora, Asuncion, Paraguay. For more info and tickets visit the tourdates section

Complete Latin American Tour

See you all there!

Latin American tour complete

July 7th 2012 at: 13:24 CEST

Epica's Requiem for the Indifferent Latin American Tour is now complete with the addition of the last show. This show will of course be in Mexico City! We can't wait to get back to Latin America and even visit a country we have never played before: Paraguay. Expect the best Epica show you have ever seen and be ready to rock with us on these shows!

Latin America Tour 2012

The complete tour has the following dates:

sv 16-09-2012 CIFCO San Salvador El Salvador Info
gt 18-09-2012 Salon Porvenir de los Obreros Guatemala City Guatemala Info
cr 19-09-2012 Pepper's Club San Jose Costa Rica Info
co 21-09-2012 Teatro Universidad Medellin Colombia Info
co 22-09-2012 Teatro Metropolitano Bogota Colombia Info
ar 25-09-2012 Teatro Flores Buenos Aires Argentina Info
cl 26-09-2012 Teatro Caupolican Santiago Chile Info
br 28-09-2012 Via Funchal Sao Paulo Brazil Info
br 29-09-2012 Fundicao Progresso Rio de Janeiro Brazil Info
br 30-09-2012 Opiniao Bar Porto Alegre Brazil Info
uy 02-10-2012 Teatro Plaza Montevideo Uruguay Info
py 03-10-2012 Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Asuncion Paraguay Info
mx 05-10-2012 Auditorio Blackberry Mexico City Mexico Info

Tickets will run like crazy so be sure to get yours in time!! See you all at one of these shows. 

Support act for UK tour announced

July 6th 2012 at: 23:51 CEST

We are excited to announce that our support on the UK leg of the Requiem for the Indifferent tour will be none other than our friends from Stream of Passion.

Together, Epica and Stream of Passion, will treat the UK and France with some of the finest female fronted metal that the Netherlands have to offer. Be sure to get your tickets in time and have a look for the available VIP upgrades. 
Dates are as follows:

fr 08-12-2012 Le Splendid Lille France Info
fr 09-12-2012 Bataclan Paris France Info
uk 11-12-2012 Rescue Rooms Nottingham United Kingdom Info
uk 12-12-2012 Corporation Sheffield United Kingdom Info
uk 14-12-2012 Academy 2 Newcastle United Kingdom Info
uk 15-12-2012 Classic Grand Glasgow United Kingdom Info
uk 16-12-2012 Ritz Manchester United Kingdom Info
uk 18-12-2012 Robin 2 Wolverhampton United Kingdom Info
uk 19-12-2012 Electric Ballroom London (Camden Town) United Kingdom Info

 

See you all ths December!

Epica plays Geuzenpop

July 2nd 2012 at: 21:32 CEST

As a last minute, Epica has been added to the bill of the Geuzenpop festival in Enschede (NL). Since there are not many chances to see Epica in the Netherlands this summer we are glad that we have been invited again  to play this awesome festival. 

Geuzenpop

For all info check out the tourdates. See you the 3rd of August!!

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