Epica: Announce “Design Your Universe” 10th Anniversary Additional Latin America Dates!

Dutch symphonic Metal titans EPICA have announced three additional Latin American shows in support of the 10th Anniversary of “Design your Universe” including a rescheduled date in Santiago, Chile for their show which was postponed past October.
Mark Jansen comments: “First of all I’m happy we have found a new date for the show in Chile. On top of that we have been able to add two new shows! One in Peru and one in Ecuador. It’s been 5 years since the last time we could come over so I’m very excited about these extra shows. Thank you very much for your support and let’s have a great time together in May”.
28.05.2020     RCH    Santiago, Teatro Caupolican
30.05.2020     EC      Quito, El Teleferico
31.05.2020     PE       Lima, Centro de Convenciones Barranco
Tickets and VIP tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10 am through: www.epica.nl/tour

More EPICA dates:
Design Your Universe – 10th Anniversary Shows – North America
03.01.    CDN    Montréal, QC – Théâtre Corona (w/ BLACKGUARD)
05.01.    USA    Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater
12.01.    USA    New York City, NY – Webster Hall

07. – 11.01.    USA     Ft. Lauderdale, FL – 70000 Tons of Metal
09. – 11.07.    A         Leoben – Area 53 Festival

03.05.2020     P   Wrocław, 3Majowka 
04.07.2020     I    Verona, Rock The Castle 

Recently, EPICA unveiled their re-release Design Your Universe [Gold Edition] and now they also released their new book The Essence Of Epica.

The Essence Of Epica is a unique, bespoke book by and about one of the world’s greatest symphonic metal bands. It has been lovingly compiled using rare and candid photographs, memorabilia and personal stories told by the band – Mark JansenSimone SimonsCoen Janssen, Ariën van Weesenbeek, Isaac DelahayeRob van der Loo – and former members Ad Sluijter and Yves Huts, with extra commentary from people who’ve worked closely with EPICA. Among the wealth of photographs included are baby photos, high school and college portraits, plus performance shots, and backstage scenes from the very early days all the way up to the present.
The Essence Of Epica will be available in two versions:

– The “Classic” is a 224-page full colour hardback, filled with over 200 images with a cover specially designed by Stefan Heilemann.
– The “Signature” is the same hardback in a deluxe clamshell box, signed by the band, with three exclusive, original art prints created by Stefan Heilemann.

The book is published December 9, 2019.

The Essence Of Epica is only available for pre-order at epicabook.com.


Design Your Universe [Gold Edition] contains a remastered and remixed version of the album and a newly recorded acoustic bonus disc. The album and exclusive merchandise bundles are now available from http://smarturl.it/epica.

More on Design Your Universe [Gold Edition]:
“Kingdom Of Heaven” OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFlgT4dny4k
“Martyr Of The Free Word (Acoustic Version)” OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV5SCcrAxC0
Behind The Music – Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix63vZtQCWo
Behind The Music – Part 2: www.youtube.com/watch?v=inTGdcgJHuU
Behind The Music – Part 3: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXSGA0BW6QU
Behind The Music – Part 4: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUEtRt9bnCU

Simone Simons | vocals
Isaac Delahaye | guitars
Mark Jansen | guitars, grunts, screams
Coen Janssen | synths, piano
Ariën van Weesenbeek | drums
Rob van der Loo | bass

WATCH: “Design your Universe” Guitar Tutorial
Watch: “‘If Inside These Walls Was A House'”

Order your copy of Design Your Universe – Gold edition here: http://smarturl.it/epica

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