Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band EPICA have a well-deserved reputation of being close to their dedicated fans. With nearly 2 million likes on Facebook, the band is covering new grounds within the virtual world, and they’re always eager to try new ways of reaching out to music lovers from around the world. To that end, EPICA singer Simone Simons, guitarist Mark Jansen and keyboard player Coen Janssen are setting aside 60 minutes on: Tuesday, November 19th at 10 am. PACIFIC / 1 p.m. EASTERN to chat with fans via Spotify’s Soundrop. To take part in the chat, visit: http://soundrop.fm/s/epica Install the Soundrop app into your Spotify account and follow the upper link to the chat room (chat function is in the upper right). View more details on the Soundrop chat by clicking here: https://www.facebook.com/events/159717067570774/ EPICA just released their incredible »Retrospect« 2DVD/3CD and 2Blu-ray/3CD version, within a deluxe hardcover book with 36 pages. Order your copy here: http://smarturl.it/EpicaRetro Or via iTunes: http://georiot.co/GQo EPICA celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special concert in March at Eindhoven. 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. EPICA played in front of nearly five thousand ecstatic fans and performed the biggest hits from across the spectrum of their entire catalog. Watch the Live clips: `Unleashed’: `The Phantom Agony` Trailer: