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The Divine Conspiracy, Epica

Epica

August 10th, 2013

Genre:
Rock

Years Active:
'00s






Epica

Biography

Originally calling themselves Sahara Dust, Holland's Epica formed in early 2003 when After Forever guitarist Mark Jansen decided to break away from the group he had helped found in order to start an operatic metal project all his own. After drafting teenaged mezzo-soprano Simone Simons, guitarist Ad Sluijter, keyboardist Coen Jansen, bassist Yves Huts, and drummer Jeroen Simons, Epica entered Wolfsburg, Germany's Gate Studio with a classically trained choir and string section to lay down their ambitious debut, The Phantom Agony. Released by Transmission Records in late 2003, and licensed for American release by The End Records early the next year, the album spawned a number of singles and paved the way for 2005's sophomore LP, Consign to Oblivion. The group's first conceptual album, The Divine Conspiracy, was released in 2007. It was followed by Design Your Universe in 2009 and Requiem for the Indifferent in 2012, the latter of which proved to be the last Epica album to feature Huts on bass guitar.

Top Albums

The Divine Conspiracy, Epica
1. The Divine C..
Design Your Universe (Exclusive Bonus Version), Epica
2. Design Your ..
The Classical Conspiracy, Epica
3. The Classica..
Requiem for the Indifferent, Epica
4. Requiem for ..
Never Enough, Epica
5. Never Enough
The Phantom Agony (Expanded Edition), Epica
6. The Phantom ..
Best of Epica, Epica
7. Best of Epic..
Forevermore - Single, Epica
8. Forevermore ..
Storm the Sorrow - Single, Epica
9. Storm the So..
This Is the Time - EP, Epica
10. This Is the ..
Come On Tonite - Single, Epica
11. Come On Toni..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Unleashed Design Your Universe (Exclu.. 5:48 $1.29
2.

Imperial March (Live in Miskolc) Classical Conspiracy 3:25 $0.99
3.

Pirates Of The Caribbean (Live in Mi.. Classical Conspiracy 6:44 $0.99
4.

In the Hall of the Mountain King (Li.. Classical Conspiracy 3:11 $0.99
5.

Never Enough Divine Conspiracy 4:49 $1.29
6.

Run for a Fall (Single Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:29 $0.99
7.

Cry for the Moon (Single Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 3:31 $0.99
8.

Feint (Piano Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:55 $0.99
9.

Veniality (Orchestral Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:37 $0.99
10.

Phantom Agony (Orchestral Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 9:02 $0.99
11.

Run for a Fall (Orchestral Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 6:28 $0.99
12.

Basic Instinct (Orchestral Track) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:08 $0.99
13.

Cry for the Moon (Orchestral Version.. Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 6:42 $0.99
14.

Sensorium (Orchestral Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:54 $0.99
15.

Adyta (Orchestral Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 1:30 $0.99
16.

Triump of Defeat Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 3:54 $0.99
17.

Phantom Agony (Single Version) Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:34 $0.99
18.

Veniality Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:38 $0.99
19.

Phantom Agony Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 9:01 $0.99
20.

Seif Al Din (The Embrace That Smothe.. Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 5:48 $0.99
21.

Run for a Fall Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 6:32 $0.99
22.

Fa├žade of Reality (The Embrace That.. Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 8:12 $0.99
23.

Illusive Consensus Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 5:01 $0.99
24.

Feint Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 4:20 $0.99
25.

Cry for the Moon (The Embrace That S.. Phantom Agony (Expanded Edi.. 6:46 $0.99

Top Music Videos

Never Enough (Hard Version), Epica
1. Never Enough (..
Unleashed, Epica
2. Unleashed
Storm The Sorrow, Epica
3. Storm The Sorr..
This Is The Time, Epica
4. This Is The Ti..
Never Enough (Making of... Version), Epica
5. Never Enough (..
Unleashed, Epica
6. Unleashed


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