Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band EPICA have a well-deserved reputation of being close to their dedicated fans. With over 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 ISAAC DELAHAYE and keyboard player COEN JANSSEN are setting aside 60 minutes on Tuesday, May 6th at Noon PACIFIC / 3 p.m. EASTERN / 9 p.m. CEST to chat with fans via Spotify’s Soundrop. To take part in the chat, visit: http://open.soundrop.fm/s/epica Install the Soundrop app into your Spotify account and follow the link to the chat room (chat function is on the right). Due out in North America on May 6th, EPICA’s sixth studio album The Quantum Enigma can be pre-ordered from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop at http://smarturl.it/EPICA-Quantum-NB in the following formats: • Deluxe Earbook Edition (import) • Earbook Edition (import) • Special Edition 2-CD Digi-Pak • Jewel-case CD • Double-vinyl LP (black & dark green import vinyl + exclusive light grey vinyl) Pre-order bundles that include the 2-CD digi-pak version + an exclusive album artwork t-shirt are also available. Watch EPICA’s "The Essence Of Silence" lyric video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/oePrtEMmX9Y Visit EPICA online at www.EPICA.nl. Like: www.facebook.com/EPICA Follow: Twitter.com/EPICA Watch: www.YouTube.com/EPICA Enjoy: www.Flickr.com/photos/EPICAOFFICIAL