Thursday, April 19, 2012


EPICA, ALESTORM, INSOMNIUM and SYSTEM DIVIDE have announced a fall (OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2012) North American tour.

FROM INSOMNIUM: US & Canada tour in October-November with Epica!!! Who is coming?!? Hell yes!

FROM EPICA: Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA are pleased to announce their return to the U.S. & Canada this fall for a headlining tour in support of their Billboard-charting new album, Requiem For The Indifferent.  

The first of 25 shows with support bands Alestorm, Insomnium, System Divide, and Destiny Potato takes place in at the Howard Theater in Washington D.C. on October 23rd.  The trek also marks the North American debut of new EPICA bassist Rob van der Loo.

Requiem For The Indifferent was released on March 13th and debuted at #104 on the Billboard Top 200.  About the band’s new material, EPICA singer Simone Simons states: "It is so exciting!  I love the new songs and can't wait to play them live."
Pre-sale tickets and exclusive V.I.P. tickets (1-hour early entry, Meet & Greet, and autographed commemorative poster) are available online at through May 9th; afterwards, tickets will be on sale through all normal ticketing outlets.

EPICA will be headlining Day 1 of the ProgPower XIII festival in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 14th.

Oct. 23 - Howard Theater - Washington DC
Oct. 25 - Trocadero Theater - Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 26 - Irving Plaza- New York, NY
Oct. 27 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
Oct. 29 - Imperial - Quebec City, QC
Oct. 30 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC
Oct. 31 - The Opera House - Toronto, ON
Nov. 02 - [to be announced] - Cleveland, OH
Nov. 03 - Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA
Nov. 04 - Mojoes - Joliet, IL - TBD
Nov. 05 - Station 4 - St. Paul, MN
Nov. 07 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO
Nov. 08 - The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT
Nov. 10 - Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, BC
Nov. 11 - El Corazon - Seattle, WA
Nov. 12 - Hawthorne Theater - Portland, OR
Nov. 14 - The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center - San Francisco, CA
Nov. 15 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
Nov. 16 - House of Blues Sunset Strip - West Hollywood, CA
Nov. 17 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
Nov. 19 - Trees - Dallas, TX
Nov. 20 - Scout Bar - Houston, TX
Nov. 21 - Backstage Live - San Antonio, TX
Nov. 23 - Headliner's Music Hall - Louisville, KY
Nov. 24 - Soundstage - Baltimore, MD


Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-