EPICA – reveal »Retrospect« release date, artwork and tracklisting

image003Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA celebrated their 10th anniversary with a one-night-only event, dubbed »Retrospect«. The band was accompanied by the seventy piece Extended Reményi Ede Chamber Orchestra and the Miskolc National Theatre Choir, playing an unforgettable 3-hours best-of set.

 

According to respected Dutch newspaper the Volkskrant “The band wrote a chapter of Dutch metal History” this evening. Rock Tribune (Belgium) thought it was “an unforgettable show”.

 

Ten high definition cameras captured this very special sold-out show while EPICA played in front of nearly five thousand ecstatic fans in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In addition to a collection of the band’s biggest hits from across the spectrum of their entire catalog, this once-in-a-lifetime spectacular also features the live debut of ‘Twin Flames’ and the previously unreleased ‘Retrospect’, covers of classics by Vivaldi, Pergolesi, and Oscar-winning film composer John Williams, two guest collaborations with the venerable Floor Jansen(NIGHTWISHREVAMP), and a very special performance of their breakthrough single, ‘Quietus’, with founding members Jeroen SimonsAd Sluijter, and Yves Huts.

 

On the 8th of November Nuclear Blast will release »Retrospect« as a deluxe hardcover book with 48 pages. Both as a 2DVD/3CD and 2Blu-ray/3CD version. »Retrospect« will contain the following fan favorites:

 

01 – Introspect

02 – Monopoly on Truth

03 – Sensorium

04 – Unleashed

05 – Martyr of the Free Word

06 – Chasing the Dragon

07 – Presto

08 – Never Enough

09 – Stabat Mater Dolorosa

10 – Twin Flames

11 – Serenade of Self-Destruction

12 – Orchestral Medley

13 – The Divine Conspiracy ~Anniversary Edition~

14 – Delirium

15 – Blank Infinity

16 – The Obsessive Devotion

17 – Retrospect

18 – Battle of the Heroes & Imperial March

19 – Quietus

20 – The Phantom Agony

21 – Cry for the Moon

22 – Sancta Terra

23 – Design Your Universe

24 – Storm The Sorrow

25 – Consign To Oblivion

26 – Outrospect

»Retrospect« features this massive performance in its entirety, as well as exclusive interviews with all band members and behind-the-scenes footage from the show.

http://www.epica.nl | www.facebook.com/epica | www.nulcearblast.de/epica

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