EPICA Discuss The Writing Process For EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP

Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA are excited to release a covers EP for the highly successful “Attack On Titan” theme songs. With their legion of fans, ‘Attack On Titan’ have conquered both the print world with over 70 million copies, and anime sector with an adaption that is currently airing worldwide.  The EP entitled EPICA VS. Attack On Titan features metal covers of the anime’s theme songs and will be released worldwide – outside of Japan – on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Today, the band releases the first trailer for EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP. Watch as guitaristIsaac Delahaye and keyboardist Coen Janssen discuss the journey of writing and adapting the theme songs to fit the EPICA sound, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IC0Z9MB_9jE 

Recently, EPICA released the track video for the first single from the EP, “Crimson Bow and Arrow“. Watch it here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX3dwi_yuSA

Simone Simons comments, “We are excited to present ‘Crimson Bow and Arrow‘,  the first song from our upcoming EP EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Cover EP. We hope you enjoy the unique track just as much as we did creating it!’”

EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP will be available in the following formats:

  • CD Jewel case
  • Vinyl – Violet, Yellow, Black

Pre-order your copy of EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP here: nuclearblast.com/epica-attackontitan

EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Cover EP was recorded during the summer of 2017 at Sandlane Recording Facilities by Joost van den Broek. The original songs were composed by Revo of popular Japanese band LINKED HORIZON. For the EP, tracks were adapted by EPICA and produced by Joost van den Broek. The choir arrangements and scoring were completed by keyboardist Coen Janssenwho also handled the orchestral arrangements with Joost van den Broek.

EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP Tracklist

  1. Crimson Bow and Arrow
  2. Wings of Freedom
  3.  If Inside These Walls Was a House
  4. Dedicate Your Heart!
  5. Crimson Bow and Arrow (Instrumental)
  6. Wings of Freedom (Instrumental)
  7. If Inside These Walls Was a House (Instrumental)
  8. Dedicate Your Heart! (Instrumental)

After two years of literally non-stop touring worldwide, this summer EPICA will perform their last batch of festivals of their current touring cycle! With performances on the legendary Wacken Open Air in Germany Slovenia’s magical Metaldays and Alcatraz Festival among other festivals, EPICA will give all Metal fans one last party before their well-deserved touring break!

Tickets & info: www.epica.nl/tour

Upcoming tour dates:
Festivals 2018
15/06 ES – Z! Live Rock Fest Zamora
21/06 NO – Tons of Rock
04/07 UA – Atlas Weekend
05/07 CH – Z7 Open Air
07/07 RO – Metalhead Meeting 2018
25/07 HU – Fezen Fest
27/07 SL – Metaldays
28/07 IT – Festa dell’Unicorno
03/08 DE – Wacken Open Air
11/08 BE – Alcatraz Festival
15/08 TN – International of Bizerte
17/08 CZ – Rock Heart Festival
18/08 AT – Metal On Hill


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