On March 23, 2013 Dutch Symphonic Metal band EPICA celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a special concert dubbed »Retrospect«. During this evening 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. Ten high-definition cameras captured this very special sold-out show while EPICA played in front of nearly five thousand ecstatic fans. 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 featured 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 (NIGHTWISH, REVAMP), and a very special performance of their breakthrough single ‘Quietus’ with founding members Jeroen Simons, Ad Sluijter and Yves Huts. The trailer of the upcoming EPICA »Retrospect« is now available to watch here:

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EPICA’s guitar player Mark Jansen comments: »Retrospect« was both our 10th anniversary party and a highlight of our career. The trailer shows it all: our loyal fans, the orchestra and choir from Hungary, an energetic band! When I watch the trailer my thoughts go back to this special day and the great team-spirit of everyone involved in this project!“ »Retrospect« will be released as a deluxe hardcover book with 36 pages, both as a 2DVD/3CD and 2Blu-ray/3CD version, on the 8th November through Nuclear Blast. Pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/EpicaRetro Epica webstore: www.epicawebstore.com There will also cinema premiers in Holland and Germany, including some members joining those events: 06.11 München (D) - Mathäser Multiplex Kino Presale under: http://www.mathaeser.de/mm/film_details?id_f=9991233 07.11 Eindhoven (NL) - Service Bioscoop Zien Presale under: http://www.zienbioscopen.nl/getInfo.asp?1000000769