EPICA Behind The Music of The Solace System part #3!

Behind The Music of The Solace System part #3!
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!”

EPICA is currently on “The Ultimate Principle Tour” in support of The Solace System.  It will continue through September and tickets are on sale now www.epica.nl/tour.

THE ULTIMATE PRINCIPLE TOUR – North America
EPICA w/ Lacuna Coil + Insomnium + Elantris 

8/31/2017  Royale – Boston, MA

9/01/2017  Metropolis – Montreal, QC

9/02/2017  Imperial Theater – Quebec City, QC

9/03/2017  The Opera House – Toronto, ON **SOLD OUT**

9/05/2017  The Agora Theatre – Cleveland, OH

9/06/2017  The Forge – Joliet, IL

9/08/2017  Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO

9/09/2017  The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT *

9/11/2017  The Showbox – Seattle, WA

9/12/2017  Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR  *

9/14/2017  The UC Theater – Berkeley, CA

9/15/2017  The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA

9/16/2017  The NOVO – Los Angeles, CA

9/17/2017  Marquee Theatre – Phoenix, AZ *

9/19/2017  Alamo Music Hall – San Antonio, TX

9/20/2017  Gas Monkey Live! – Dallas, TX

9/21/2017  Warehouse Live – Houston, TX

9/23/2017  Revolution Live – Ft Lauderdale, FL

9/24/2017  The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL

9/25/2017  Masquerade – Atlanta, GA *

9/27/2017  Ram’s Head Live! – Baltimore, MD

9/28/2017  Trocadero Theatre – Philadelphia, PA

9/29/2017  Playstation Theater – New York, NY

Tickets and VIP upgrades are available through www.epica.nl/tour

In case you’ve missed the behind the music trailers, make sure to watch them here:
behind the music pt. 1: https://youtu.be/LmQHfDT8dsY
behind the music pt. 2: https://youtu.be/4a2Bl5hL8TsTrack list of The Solace System:
01. The Solace System
02. Fight Your Demons
03. Architect Of Light
04. Wheel Of Destiny
05. Immortal Melancholy
06. Decoded Poetry

The band recently premiered their new track “Immortal Melancholy” exclusively on Billboard – watch the music video here: 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!”

And if this all wasn’t enough, you’ll also be able to purchase the new EP The Solace System together with the CD of their recent studio album The Holographic Principle as a box set! It will be called The Holographic Principle – The Ultimate Edition.

And there are some more good news! Nuclear Blast is going to re-release two ancient albums of EPICADesign Your Universe and The Divine Conspiracy, on vinyl on August 18th. Each album is available in two different colours.

Purchase your copy of The Solace System at nblast.de/EpicaSolaceSystemEP
Or through the EPICA Webshop: http://smarturl.it/thesolacesystem

Watch: Tour Trailer
Watch: “Immortal Melancholy” music video
Watch: Tour Trailer
Watch: “Dancing In A Hurricane, Live at The Zenith”
Watch: “The Solace System” music video
Watch: Behind The Music Part #1
Watch: Behind The Music Part #2
Visit EPICA at

Purchase your copy of The Solace System atnblast.de/EpicaSolaceSystemEP

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