EPICA RELEASES “BEHIND THE MUSIC OF ‘THE SOLACE SYSTEM’” PART 3
September 6, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – On September 1st, Symphonic Metal masters EPICA proudly unleashed their long-awaited EP The Solace System! This EP includes six brand-new tracks, which were written and recorded during the process of their latest album The Holographic Principle, which charted worldwide!
To give you all a better understanding of the content and the concept of this EP, EPICA have released multiple episodes of their story behind the music of The Solace System! Today, they unveil their third and last part of the trailer series, which you can see here at the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLRSRjtXJl0
The band comments: “Here’s our view on the new upcoming EP The Solace System. We talk about the music and the lyrics of all the songs you can find on this record. Enjoy watching!”
In case you’ve missed the first two episodes, make sure to watch them here:
Behind The Music pt. 1: https://youtu.be/LmQHfDT8dsY
Behind The Music pt. 2: https://youtu.be/4a2Bl5hL8Ts
The band recently premiered their new track “Immortal Melancholy” exclusively on Billboard – watch the music video here: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7948919/epicas-immortal-melancholy-video
Or watch the music video of the EP’s title track “The Solace System” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2b3V0VJdW0
The Solace System was recorded, mixed & mastered by team Joost van den Broek and Jacob Hansen. The video clip was produced by anime-master Davide Cilloni. The splendid artwork is once again by the hand of Stefan Heilemann.
Simone Simons (vocalist) comments on the EP:
“During the early writing process of »The Holographic Principle« we found out that we were blessed with a huge amount of songs. The songs that didn’t fit on our album are now available for you on this special EP! I hope you guys will enjoy these songs as much as we do!”
EPICA is currently on “The Ultimate Principle Tour” in North America. The band’s tour in support of The Solace System will continue through September. Tickets are on sale now www.epica.nl/tour.
The Solace System Tracklist:
1. The Solace System
2. Fight Your Demons
3. Architect of Light
4. Wheel of Destiny
5. Immortal Melancholy
6. Decoded Poetry
EPICA Tour Dates:
Sep 6 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
Sep 8 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Sep 9 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Sep 11 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
Sep 12 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Sep 14 – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Sep 15 – Los Angeles, CA – The Novo
Sep 16 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
Sep 17 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
Sep 19 – San Antonio, TX – Alamo City Music Club
Sep 20 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live!
Sep 21 – Houston, TX – The Ballroom at Warehouse Live
Sep 23 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
Sep 24 – Orlando, FL – Plaza Live Orlando
Sep 25 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Sep 27 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!
Sep 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero Theatre
Sep 29 – New York City, NY – Playstation Theatre
Tickets + VIP upgrades are available through: www.epica.nl/tour
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