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Epica Cancel 2015 North American Tour Dates Due to Simone Simons Family Emergency

As revealed by Epica, vocalist Simone Simons has flown back to the Netherlands to tend to a family emergency.

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Epica + Eluveitie Team Up for 2015 North American Tour

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica and Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie will be joining forces for a 2015 co-headlining tour.

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Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica + Battlecross Announce 2014 North American Tour

Awesome tour announcement! A powerhouse bill has been put together for a month-long North American trek featuring Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross...

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Epica’s Simone Simons, Nightwish’s Floor Jansen + More Featured In Upcoming Documentary

'Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows: The Voices of Women in Metal' features female vocalists from bands such as Nightwish, Epica, Delain and Kobra and the Lotus.

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Epica Unveil ‘The Essence of Silence’ Lyric Video

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica will release their latest album 'The Quantum Enigma' on May 6, and they have just unleashed the lyric video for the song 'The Essence of Silence' from the forthcoming album (watch above).

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Epica Reveal Details + Track List for New Album ‘The Quantum Enigma’

The Dutch symphonic metal band Epica are ready to unleash their sixth studio album. 'The Quantum Enigma' will be released on May 13 on North America, also hitting  shelves in Europe on May 2 and United Kingdom on May 5.

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Epica Frontwoman Simone Simons and Kamelot Keyboardist Oliver Palotai Welcome Baby Boy

Congratulations are in order for Epica frontwoman Simone Simons and Kamelot keyboardist Oliver Palotai. The longtime couple recently shared some big news with fans announcing the arrival of their new baby boy into the world.

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Epica’s Simone Simons – Supreme Rock Goddesses

Fronting the Dutch symphonic metal act Epica is the mezzo-soprano goddess Simone Simons. At only 28 years old, Simons has already swept the metal world for a decade with her operatic voice.

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Epica’s Simone Simons Pregnant With First Child

Dutch symphonic metal act Epica have announced some big news! Simone Simons, Epica's lead vocalist for 10 years, is expecting her first child with her longtime partner Oliver Palotai of the band Kamelot.

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Epica Host Onstage Marriage Proposal During Santiago, Chile, Concert

An incredibly epic marriage proposal took place last night (Sept. 26) in Santiago, Chile. During a performance from Dutch symphonic metal act Epica, a fan was invited onstage for "something special," before proposing to his girlfriend in front of the audience.

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