Right in the middle of their festival season, symphonic metal titans EPICA return with another live single off their upcoming digital EP Live At The AFAS Live. Originally the title track of their second studio album, and one of EPICA’s heaviest tracks, Consign To Oblivion has not only become a real classic but also the […] …Continue Reading

Hot tubs, warm Caribbean breeze, and Heavy Metal. The organizers of 70000TONS OF METAL have announced the public sales date for the twelfth edition of The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise. Public Sales will start Tuesday, June 27 2023 at 12PM EDT for the upcoming voyage that will sail on January 29 to […] …Continue Reading

After recently performing as direct support to Metallica for two spectacular shows in Paris and Hamburg, Symphonic metallers EPICA return with another new live single from their European headline tour. The bombastic Unleashed was recorded at Amsterdam’s AFAS Live in January 2023. Ahead of the band’s performance at Download Festival this weekend, they have released […] …Continue Reading

Out now Words by Jimmy Glinster Symphonic metal is not something that I would usually give the time of day, because synths for the most part shit me to tears. Since Simone Simons and her band EPICA have been doing this for the last 20 years or so, though, I thought that maybe I should […] …Continue Reading

(Left to Right – Voivod, Devin Townsend, Ingested, Chelsea Grin) NEWEST on THE CIRCLE PIT TV :  Here are some of the most anticipated album and EP releases from the worlds of metal & rock for this month! Which are you looking forward to the most? To see albums from previous months, CLICK HERE. […] …Continue Reading

With The Alchemy Project, out on November 11 through Atomic Fire Records, symphonic metal titans EPICA finish their 20th anniversary year with a bang and will deliver seven new songs that were all created with a unique concept in mind: They invited 13 bands and musicians to co-write and perform the tracks with them and […] …Continue Reading