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Epica biography

There is more than one artist known as Epica: ONE Epica formed in the Netherlands. They are a symphonic metal band, founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Jansen, subsequent to his departure from After Forever. Their songs largely deal with philosophical topics, including science, religion and world events. Official Website: http://epica.nl/ Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/epica Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epica In 2003, Epica's debut album The Phantom Agony was released through Transmission Records. Consign to Oblivion followed in 2005 and debuted at No. 12 in the Dutch charts. They moved labels to Nuclear Blast following Transmission's bankruptcy and in 2007 released their third studio album The Divine Conspiracy, which charted at #9 in the Netherlands. 2009's Design Your Universe was met with yet greater success, debuting at #8 in the Dutch Albums Chart, and charting across Europe, also garnering much critical acclaim. Epica's fifth studio album Requiem for the Indifferent was released in 2012. Well-received by critics, it met with international success, entering the USA's Billboard 200 at #104 and Japan's Oricon Albums Chart at #172. On March 23, 2013, Epica celebrated their 10th anniversary with a huge live event, called Retrospect, at the Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, hosting a live orchestra from Hungary along with special guests Floor Jansen and former Epica members Ad Sluijter, Jeroen Simons, and Yves Huts. During the show a DVD release of the show was confirmed. Discography The Phantom Agony (2003) We Will Take You With Us [Live] (2004) Consign to Oblivion (2005) The Score - An Epic Journey [Soundtrack] (2005) The Divine Conspiracy (2007) The Classical Conspiracy [Live] (2009) Design Your Universe (2009) Requiem for the Indifferent (2012) Retrospect [Live] (2013) The Quantum Enigma (2014) Current members: Mark Jansen – rhythm guitar, unclean vocals Coen Janssen – keyboards, synthesizer, piano Simone Simons – lead vocals Ariën van Weesenbeek – drums, spoken words Isaac Delahaye – lead guitar, backing vocals Rob van der Loo – bass Former members: Yves Huts – bass Ad Sluijter – guitars Jeroen Simons – drums Helena Iren Michaelsen – lead vocals Iwan Hendrikx – drums Dennis Leeflang – drums TWO The Italian prog rock band active in the 90s who released the album Confini in 1995. - Alessandro Secchi / vocals - Alessandro Mantelli / keyboards, programming - Alessandro Crovato / guitars - Flavio Miotto / bass, guitars - Gianni Ghezzo / drums THREE Epica is a three person progressive/trance group from Russia.

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