EPICA, the Dutch group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, have been confirmed for the Pinkpop 2005 festival, set to take place May 14-16 at Megaland in Landgraaf, the Netherlands. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are WITHIN TEMPTATION and THE PRODIGY. More information is available at this location.
As previously reported, EPICA are currently working on the score of a new Dutch movie called "Joyride", starring famous Dutch actors Georgina Verbaan and Tygo Gernandt.
The film, which is described as a "psychological roadthriller,' is scheduled for a May release. More information (in Dutch) is available at www.joyridefilm.nl.
EPICA have set "Consign to Oblivion" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in March/April via Transmission Records.
The follow-up to 2003's "The Phantom Agony" was mastered by Peter van T'riet at Soundfactory.