On December 7, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Jansen of Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California. You can now listen to the using the audio player below."This Is The Time", the new single from EPICA, was released digitally on October 15. A video for the song, which was written for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), was filmed in March was in Hilversum, The Netherlands. EPICA celebrated the five-year anniversary of its sophomore album, "Consign To Oblivion", by performing the CD in its entirety on March 21 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, Netherlands. EPICA's latest album, "Design Your Universe", landed at position No. 12 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. Interview (audio):
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