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Epica to release first single “Crimson Bow And Arrow”!

by Vedrana Dobrić

Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica have teamed up with the highly successful “Attack On Titan” to release a very special EP. With their legion of fans, “Attack On Titan” have conquered both the print world with over 70 million copies, and anime sector with an adaption that is currently airing worldwide.

The EP entitled “Epica vs. Attack On Titan” will be released worldwide – outside of Japan – on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records featuring metal covers of the anime’s theme songs. Pre-order your copy of “Epica vs. Attack On Titan” here. Watch the track video below.

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 creating it!

“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. 

EPICA vs. Attack On Titan

Epica vs. Attack On Titan
1. Crimson Bow And Arrow
2. Wings Of Freedom
3. If Inside These Walls Was A House
4. Dedicate Your Heart!
5. Crimson Bow And Arrow (Instrumental)
6. Wings Of Freedom (Instrumental)
7. If Inside These Walls Was A House (Instrumental)
8. Dedicate Your Heart! (Instrumental)

After two years of literally non-stop touring worldwide, this summer Epica will perform their last batch of festivals of their current touring cycle! With performances on the legendary Wacken Open Air in Germany, Slovenia’s magical Metaldays and Alcatraz Festival in Belgium, among other festivals, Epica will give all metal fans one last party before their well-deserved touring break!

15.6. ES Zamora – Z! Live Rock Fest
21.6. NO Halden – Tons of Rock
4.7. UA Atlas Weekend
5.7. CH Pratteln – Z7 Open Air (w/ Eluveitie, Excelsis)
7.7. RO Bucharest – Metalhead Meeting
25.7. HU Székesfehérvár – Fezen Festival
27.7. SL Tolmin – Metaldays
28.7. IT Vinci (FI) – Festa dell‘Unicorno
3.8. DE Wacken – Wacken Open Air
11.8. BE Kortrijk – Alcatraz Metal Festival
15.8. TN Bizerte – Festival International de Bizerte (w/ Carthagods) *new*
17.8. CZ Moravský Krumlov – Rock Heart Festival
18.8. AT Graz – Metal on the Hill

Catch your ticket here.

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