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Epica announces “Ωmega Alive” Streaming Event on June 12th 2021

Dutch symphonic metal heavyweights Epica announce their first-ever streaming event titled “Ωmega Alive”. The universal streaming event will mark the band’s triumphant return to the stage to perform for the first time in support of their latest album “Ωmega”, their eighth full-length release the band’s first album in five years.
 

Apocalyptica postpone North American Headlining Tour to August & September 2021

It is with great regret, but obvious and necessary compliance, that Apocalyptica has had to postpone their upcoming North American Tour a second time to August/September 2021 due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that all tickets bought will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and tickets remain on sale.
 

Epica and Apocalyptica reschedule 2021 European co-headlining Tour to Winter & Spring 2022

The upcoming Epic Apocalypse Tour featuring Dutch Symphonic titans Epica and Finnish cello masters Apocalyptica, with support from prog metallers Wheel, has been postponed to the beginning of 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tour will kick off on 6th January 2022 in Leipzig and the bands will perform all over Europe, including a five date run in the UK.

Epica to release new studio album “Omega” on February 26th 2021

Today, Dutch Symphonic Metal Giants Epica proudly announce the release of their new album “Omega”, out on February 26th, 2021, via Nuclear Blast.

“Omega” is the bands first studio album in five years. Epica have also released the first single from the album, titled “Abyss of Time”, with an amazing accompanying video that was made in collaboration with Grupa 13.

Watch the video for “Abyss of Time” below. Get the single digitally here

That Joe Payne - By Name. By Nature

I still remember the first time that I came across Joe Payne’s voice… it was on The Enid’s album “Invicta” and I was blown away straightaway! “What a voice and what a performance”, I thought! Several years have passed since then… Joe had been working as a solo musician and after quite some time he managed to release his debut solo album “By Name.

Anna von Hausswolff to release new studio album “All Thoughts Fly” on September 25th 2020

“Sacro Bosco” (“Sacred Grove”) is the starting point for Anna von Hausswolff’s new album “All Thoughts Fly”, incoming on Southern Lord on September 25th, 2020. Here in solo instrumental mode, the entire record consists of just one instrument, the pipe organ, and represents absolute liberation of the imagination.

Ayreon to release new studio album “Transitus” on September 25th 2020

Ayreon will be releasing a brand-new sprawling and epic studio album “Transitus”, on September 25th, 2020, via Music Theories Recordings.

From the mastermind of Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen, “Transitus” is inspired by supernatural movies such as The Others, The Changeling and Ghost along with the music of soundtrack composers John Carpenter (Halloween), Ennio Morricone (Once upon a Time in the West) and Jerry Goldsmith (Omen).