Epica enter studio to record their new album

Epica studio pic
Dutch symphonic metal giant Epica recently have entered Sandlane Recording Facilities to record their new album and follow-up to the successful “The Holographic Principle”. The band will be recording again together with producer Joost van den Broek (Powerwolf, Ayreon).
In the studio, the band is joined by Panda Productions, who will record behind the scene footage of this recording process. The band just launched their first studio vlog on the band’s YouTube channel - check it out below.
Simone Simons comments: “Welcome to the behind the scenes of the making of Epica 8. In this first video, we are working hard on the preproduction of our new album, making sure all details are perfect. It was like always a pleasure to spend time with the band and Joost. I am so happy with how to songs evolved and can't wait for you all to hear them!”...
Epica new album is scheduled for release this fall through Nuclear Blast Records. In support of this album, the band will comprehensively tour Europe during the ‘Epic Apocalypse’ co-headline tour with Apocalyptica and support act Wheel. See all tour dates below.
Latin American Live Shows 2020:
28.05.2020  CL  Santiago - Teatro Caupolican
30.05.2020  EC  Quito, - El Teleferico
31.05.2020  PE  Lima - Centro de Convenciones Barranco
Festivals 2020:
03.05.2020  P   Wrocław - 3Majowka 
03.06.2020  NL Dokkum – Dokk’em Open Air  
04.07.2020  IT   Verona - Rock The Castle
09. - 11.07  AT   Leoben - Area 53 Festival
17.07.2020  DE  Ballingen - Bang Your Head   
08.08.2020  SP Alicante - Leyendas del Rock Festival XV

European Tour Dates 2020:
21-Oct  Switzerland  Zurich  Komplex
22-Oct  Switzerland  Lausanne  Metropole
23-Oct  Italy  Milan  Fabrique
25-Oct  Hungary  Budapest  Barba Negra
26-Oct  Czech Republic  Brno  Hala vodova
27-Oct  Germany  Munich  Tonhalle
29-Oct  Sweden  Stockholm  Berns
30-Oct  Norway  Oslo  Sentrum
31-Oct  Denmark  Copenhagen  Amager bio
2-Nov  Germany  Hannover  Capitol
3-Nov  Germany  Hamburg  Docks
4-Nov  Germany  Berlin  Columbiahalle
6-Nov  Poland  Warsaw  Progresja
8-Nov  Germany  Leipzig  Haus Auensee
9-Nov  Austria  Vienna  Gasometer
26-Nov  Portugal  Lisbon  Coliseum
28-Nov Spain  Murcia  Gamma
29-Nov  Spain  Madrid    La Riviera
30-Nov  Spain  Barcelona  Razzmatazz
3-Dec  France  Paris  Zenith
4-Dec  Belgium  Brussels  AB
5-Dec  UK  London  Roundhouse
7-Dec  UK  Bristol  O2 Academy
8-Dec  UK  Glasgow  O2 Academy
9-Dec  UK  Manchester  Academy
11-Dec  NL  Amsterdam  AFAS LIVE
12-Dec  Luxembourg  Luxembourg  Den atelier
15-Dec  Germany  Cologne  Carlswerk Victoria
16-Dec  Germany  Wiesbaden  Schlachtof
17-Dec  Germany  Ludwigsburg  MHP arena

Tickets and VIP upgrades for all shows are available here.