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EPICA to celebrate 20th anniversary as a band with re-release of first three albums, the launch of The Epica Universe & anniversary show


For their 20th band anniversary in 2022, Symphonic metal titans EPICA have prepared a massive celebration from January to December, with plenty of surprises, new projects and of course some new music too that will all be revealed throughout the year.

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EPICA Unveil Live Music Video for “Victims Of Contingency” +”Ωmega Alive” Is Out Now 


Despite the recent postponement of their European tour and ongoing pandemic, Dutch symphonic metal legends EPICA have erected an unmatched monument to the live music scene this year with “Ωmega Alive”. Out in stores today, the new release is available in several audiovisual formats, such as DVD, BluRay, 3LP vinyl gatefold in various colours, Earbook and boxset. The latter contains 5 beautiful 10” records with a zoetrope print. You can have a look at all the different versions of the release in a new unboxing video featuring singer Simone Simons here:  https://youtu.be/4HaPytCtZIk

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EPICA Unveil Live Music Video for “Kingdom Of Heaven Pt 3 – The Antediluvian Universe” + Announce Cinema Premiere


“Let’s set our piano on fire!” might be a sentence we haven’t heard since the good old rock’n’roll days of the 70s. However, more than any other song from EPICA‘s upcoming audiovisual release, “‘Kingdom Of Heaven Pt 3 – The Antediluvian Universe –” proves that the Dutch symphonic legends have been truly on fire since the release of their latest studio album in February. Despite not being able to play many shows this year, the band used their time at home to set up an extraordinary streaming event that premiered in June and will now be available in various audiovisual formats on December 3rd.
You can even go and witness it live on a huge screen with popcorn and all your friends at the exclusive Kinepolis cinema premiere taking place in Antwerp on December 2nd, where the whole band will be present to celebrate the release – tickets are now available at epica.nl!

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NIGHTWISH update about European and UK tour dates


Today, Finnish metal legends Nightwish have an important message for their fans regarding their Human. :II: Nature. tour dates.

“Dearest fans,
we are happy to confirm the following European concert dates for 2021:

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EPICA Start Pre-Orders For “Ωmega Alive” + Unveil Video Of First Single ‘Unchain Utopia’


In June this year, symphonic metal titans EPICA unleashed a monument to their music, their career, and their enduring legacy as forebears of a whole genre. The worldwide streaming event “Ωmega Alive” was the EPICA show of your wildest dreams, brought to life by 75 artists and crew members – think Marvel meeting Cirque de Soleil in a Tim Burton universe!
Tailor-made videos and graphic effects, spectacular pyro effects, rain, dancers, choirs and actors, all added to the aura of symbolism and cinematic splendor, that brought fans from over 100 countries to flock to their screens and witness a show that became the biggest concert event in the band’s 19-year-long history. Now, you can finally rediscover the entire opus in various audiovisual formats, available on December 3rd, 2021.

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NIGHTWISH release live video for Nemo from ‘An Evening With Nightwish In A Virtual World’


Clocking 150,000 attendees from more than 100 countries for their ground-breaking online concert ‘An Evening With Nightwish In A Virtual World‘, the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish broke records and, once again, re-wrote metal history during the most challenging time for music all over the world.

Sharing a testimonial from that memorable night, Nightwish recorded their performance of ‘Nemo and teamed up with Amazon to gift their fans a breath-taking video as an Amazon Original.

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