EPICA ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
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." Complete tour dates for EPICA’s headlining tour are: 10/23/12 Howard Theater - Washington, D.C. 10/25/12 Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA 10/26/12 Irving Plaza – New York, NY 10/27/12 Palladium - Worcester, MA 10/29/12 Imperial - Quebec City, QC - CANADA 10/30/12 Metropolis – Montreal, QC - CANADA 10/31/12 Opera House - Toronto, ON - CANADA 11/02/12 Peabody’s - Cleveland, OH 11/03/12 Altar Bar - Pittsburgh, PA 11/04/12 Mojoe’s - Joliet, IL 11/05/12 Station 4 – St. Paul, MN 11/07/12 Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO 11/08/12 Complex – Salt Lake City, UT 11/10/12 Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, B.C. - CANADA 11/11/12 El Corazon - Seattle, WA 11/12/12 Hawthorne Theater - Portland, OR 11/14/12 Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA 11/15/12 House of Blues - San Diego, CA 11/16/12 House of Blues - Hollywood, CA 11/17/12 Marquee Theater - Tempe, AZ 11/19/12 Trees - Dallas, TX 11/20/12 Scout Bar - Houston, TX 11/21/12 Backstage Live - San Antonio, TX 11/23/12 Headliners - Louisville, KY 11/24/12 Soundstage - Baltimore, MD Pre-sale tickets and exclusive V.I.P. tickets (1-hour early entry, Meet & Greet, and autographed commemorative poster) are available online at EnterTheVault.com 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.