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Epica

Country of origin:
Netherlands
Location:
Reuver, Limburg
Status:
Active
Formed in:
2003
Genre:
Symphonic/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
Religion, Society, Politics, Philosophy
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
2002-2003 (as Sahara Dust), 2003-present
Contact: info@epica.nl

Formed by Mark Jansen after his departure from After Forever in 2002.

Epica were known as Sahara Dust until early 2003.

Epica are named after the 2003 Kamelot album. The bands have a close relationship and Mark Jansen and Simone Simons have made various guest appearances at Kamelot gigs. Simone also performed guest vocals on Kamelot's albums "The Black Halo," "Ghost ...
Current
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh) (2003-present)
See also: Mayan, ex-Infernorama, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-ReVamp (live), ex-After Forever
Coen Janssen Keyboards (2003-present)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Kamelot (live)
Simone Simons Vocals (female) (2003-present)
See also: Kamelot (live), Mayan (live), ex-Sahara Dust
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Vocals (harsh) (2007-present)
See also: Down Till Dawn, Mayan, ex-Edgecrusher, ex-Pandaemonium, ex-God Dethroned, ex-HDK
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2009-present)
See also: Down Till Dawn, ex-Edgecrusher, ex-Forcible, ex-God Dethroned, ex-Mayan, ex-Panopticum
Rob van der Loo Bass (2012-present)
See also: Freak Neil Inc., Mayan, ex-Fifth, ex-Soulcatcher, ex-Form, Hangover Hero, ex-Delain, ex-Exivious, ex-Sun Caged, ex-Hubi Meisel, ex-Triple 7
Past
Yves Huts Bass (2003-2012)
See also: Road to Consciousness, ex-Ecliptica, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Gurthang, ex-Axamenta
Jeroen Simons Drums (2003-2006)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Tremor, ex-Epsylon, ex-Cassiopeia
Ad Sluijter Guitars (2003-2008)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Tremor, Hangover Hero, ex-Cassiopeia
Past (Live)
Koen Herfst Drums (2007)
See also: Dew-Scented, HDK, I Chaos, ex-Xenobia, Bagga Bownz, ex-Cypher (live), ex-After Forever (live)
Amanda Somerville Vocals (female) (2008)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, Avantasia (live), Aina
Oliver Palotai Keyboards (2010)
See also: Kamelot, Sons of Seasons, ex-Doro, ex-Circle II Circle (live), ex-Blaze
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh) (2003-present)
See also: Mayan, ex-Infernorama, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-ReVamp (live), ex-After Forever
Coen Janssen Keyboards (2003-present)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Kamelot (live)
Simone Simons Vocals (female) (2003-present)
See also: Kamelot (live), Mayan (live), ex-Sahara Dust
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums, Vocals (harsh) (2007-present)
See also: Down Till Dawn, Mayan, ex-Edgecrusher, ex-Pandaemonium, ex-God Dethroned, ex-HDK
Isaac Delahaye Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (2009-present)
See also: Down Till Dawn, ex-Edgecrusher, ex-Forcible, ex-God Dethroned, ex-Mayan, ex-Panopticum
Rob van der Loo Bass (2012-present)
See also: Freak Neil Inc., Mayan, ex-Fifth, ex-Soulcatcher, ex-Form, Hangover Hero, ex-Delain, ex-Exivious, ex-Sun Caged, ex-Hubi Meisel, ex-Triple 7
Yves Huts Bass (2003-2012)
See also: Road to Consciousness, ex-Ecliptica, ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Gurthang, ex-Axamenta
Jeroen Simons Drums (2003-2006)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Tremor, ex-Epsylon, ex-Cassiopeia
Ad Sluijter Guitars (2003-2008)
See also: ex-Sahara Dust, ex-Tremor, Hangover Hero, ex-Cassiopeia
Past
Koen Herfst Drums (2007)
See also: Dew-Scented, HDK, I Chaos, ex-Xenobia, Bagga Bownz, ex-Cypher (live), ex-After Forever (live)
Amanda Somerville Vocals (female) (2008)
See also: HDK, Kiske / Somerville, Trillium, Avantasia (live), Aina
Oliver Palotai Keyboards (2010)
See also: Kamelot, Sons of Seasons, ex-Doro, ex-Circle II Circle (live), ex-Blaze
Added by: tyrant Modified by: OpsiusCato
Added on: 2003-01-21 21:58:51 Last modified on: 2014-10-16 19:06:45
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