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Epica

Postby fluffkitten » Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:50 pm

My favourite of all the female fronted symphonic bands.

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Re: Epica

Postby jwh20 » Thu Sep 03, 2015 8:10 pm

Absolutely horrendous live both times I've seen them, and on Retrospect, not to mention Simone and Mark's terrible vocals even on album.

But I'm always down for an hour off to go have some beers, and people seem to like them, so due a performance.

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Re: Epica

Postby Bearstock » Fri Sep 04, 2015 3:49 pm

Thought they were great when I saw them years ago in Camden.

Almost 10 and a half years by Bloodstock next year though.


Delain went down a treat headlining Sophie stage, Epica would smash it in the same slot I think.
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Re: Epica

Postby mathewxentrix88 » Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:00 pm

I'm with Fluffkitten on this-they are my favourite of the female-fronted metal bands too-and are certainly the best one i've seen live.
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Re: Epica

Postby gjames » Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:14 pm

Yes, please! Seen them live a few times but would LOVE to see them at a festival.

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Re: Epica

Postby cthulhu » Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:34 pm

Bearstock wrote:Thought they were great when I saw them years ago in Camden.

Almost 10 and a half years by Bloodstock next year though.


Delain went down a treat headlining Sophie stage, Epica would smash it in the same slot I think.

Much too big for the SOPHIE really. Based off of their current profile they could be a fairly standard sized special guest band.
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Re: Epica

Postby bloodfiend » Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:44 am

cthulhu wrote:
Bearstock wrote:Thought they were great when I saw them years ago in Camden.

Almost 10 and a half years by Bloodstock next year though.


Delain went down a treat headlining Sophie stage, Epica would smash it in the same slot I think.

Much too big for the SOPHIE really. Based off of their current profile they could be a fairly standard sized special guest band.


They've headlined the forum on their last 2 London shows, but that's slightly misleading, as both times they've had very popular support bands (Dragonforce and Eluveitie), doubt they'd be able to headline the Forum off their own popularity.

I think special guest is too high for them, but the hour slot below the special guest 3rd from top should be appropriate for them if bands like Cannnibal Corpse and Overkill can play that slot.

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Re: Epica

Postby SlaytanicBacon » Fri Oct 30, 2015 1:37 pm

Perhaps my favourite band now, so absolutely yes!

Having seen Epica play a sold out Forum, I have to completely disagree with everyone that says Epica are bad band to see live...the venue was packed full of people in Epica merch, so it was not because DragonFroce were there.

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Re: Epica

Postby JB65 » Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:48 pm

Missed them at Wacken this year due to a clash with Angra. Would like to catch them at some point.

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Re: Epica

Postby Tet » Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:01 pm

Yep, 3rd or 4th on the bill is probably about right for their UK popularity. I'd love to see them back at Bloodstock. It's been 9 years!
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Re: Epica

Postby Czech's Mate » Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:08 pm

always been good when I have seen them. Definite yes from me
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Re: Epica

Postby Haldamir319 » Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:48 am

I've only seen them the once yeeeears ago (supporting Sonata Arctica). A big yes from me.
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Re: Epica

Postby JB65 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:46 am

Caught them in Manchester last night, tight, tidy but lack a punch. 35/40 mins max after that I found they become bland nothing special.

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Re: Epica

Postby OBEYTHEBEARD » Mon Feb 08, 2016 5:20 pm

One of my faves too, need to see them live at Bloodstock