In 2 weeks, Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA will release a cover EP for the highly successful “Attack On Titan” theme songs. With their legion of fans, ’Attack On Titan‘ have conquered not only the print world with over 70 million copies, but also the 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 fourth album trailer. Watch as guitarist Isaac Delahaye and keyboardist Coen Janssen discuss the challenges that went into adapting the music from the series, here:
The band released the second single of the EP entitled, “If Inside These Walls Was A House'”. Watch the track video here:
Mark Jansen comments: “‘If Inside These Walls Was A House’ is my favourite track on the EP and it sounds most like an EPICA song. We played this track together with some other tracks from the EP in Japan live in front of a thousand enthusiastic fans, I will never forget that. Enjoy!”
Get the single digitally here:
Recently, EPICA released the track video for the first single from the EP, ‘Crimson Bow And Arrow’.
Watch it here:
Simone Simons comments, “We are excited to present ‘Crimson Bow And Arrow’, the first song from our upcoming EP ‘EPICA vs. Attack On Titan’. We hope you enjoy the unique track just as much as we did
‘ EPICA vs. Attack On Titan’ will be available in the following formats:
– CD Jewelcase
– Vinyl (violet, yellow, black)
01. Crimson Bow And Arrow
02. Wings Of Freedom
03. If Inside These Walls Was A House
04. Dedicate Your Heart!
05. Crimson Bow And Arrow (Instrumental)
06. Wings Of Freedom (Instrumental)
07. If Inside These Walls Was A House (Instrumental)
08. Dedicate Your Heart! (Instrumental)
‘EPICA vs. Attack On Titan’ was recorded during the summer of 2017 at Sandlane Recording Facilities by Joost van den Broek. The original songs, which were influenced by the music of EPICA, were composed by Revo of popular Japanese band LINKED HORIZON. For the EP, the tracks were adapted by EPICA and produced by Joost van den Broek. The choir arrangements and scoring were completed by keyboardist Coen Janssen who also handled the orchestral arrangements with Joost van den Broek.
04.07. UA Kiev – Atlas Weekend
05.07. CH Pratteln – Z7 Open Air (w/ ELUVEITIE, EXCELSIS)
07.07. RO Bucharest – Metalhead Meeting
25.07. H Székesfehérvár – Fezen Festival
27.07. SLO Tolmin – MetalDays
28.07. I Vinci (FI) – Festa dell’Unicorno
03.08. D Wacken – Wacken Open Air
11.08. B Kortrijk – Alcatraz Metal Festival
15.08. TN Bizerte – Festival International de Bizerte (w/ CARTHAGODS)
17.08. CZ Moravský Krumlov – Rock Heart
18.08. A Graz – Metal on the Hill
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