Dutch symphonic metal institution Epica, featuring Ariėn van Weesenbeek on the drum throne, will return to the stage on the April 30, 2014 for an album release show at club 013 in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
After taking a live break due the pregnancy of leading lady Simone Simons, the publication of the brand new live dvd 'Retrospect' (released via Nuclear Blast on November 8, 2013) as well as writing and recording the upcoming new record, the successful sextet will gather its strength to present full power.
Expect to get Epica at its best: Putting on a memorable show, playing both old and new songs, and making all of it visually attractive.
New album coming up The band is currently rounding up the pre-production of the follow-up to 'Requiem For The Indifferent'. Epica will start recording in October, with former After Forever and Ayreon keyboard player Joost van den Broek as producer (Revamp, Stream Of Passion).
Exclusive bundles for fans To make the release show at their native even more special, fans will not only be able to purchase regular tickets, but there will be two exclusive bundles available for this event.
The first bundle contains a signed version of the upcoming album and the second larger bundle will consist of a goodie bag, containing a signed copy of the upcoming album, an exclusive t-shirt, flag, lanyard, VIP laminate and a limited edition poster.
Tickets and bundle for this show will go on sale Saturday September 14, 2013 at 10:00 CET through ticketmaster.nl.
There will be special 'early bird' tickets available at a reduced price. This offer is valid until September 28, 2013.
On the 8th of November Nuclear Blast will release 'Retrospect' as a deluxe hard-cover book with 48 pages. Both as a 2DVD/3CD and 2Blu-ray/3CD version.