EPICA: Sao Paulo Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

EPICA's April 10 concert at Via Funchal in Sao Paulo, Brazil will be filmed for a forthcoming DVD.

The band's South American tour is scheduled to kick off on April 7 in Porto Alegre, Brazil and will take EPICA to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Uruguay. According to the group, "The show in Lima, Peru has already been sold out! The show in Buenos Aires, Argentina is almost sold out; [there are] only 100 tickets left! The other shows are also going pretty fast, so if you don't have your tickets yet.... be sure to get them in time."

In other news, EPICA's Simone Simons (vocals), Isaac Delahaye (guitar) and Coen Janssen will be in Sao Paulo a day before the tour's launch to perform acoustically on two TV shows and on Radio Kiss FM.

EPICA's 2010 South American tour schedule:

April 07 - Opinião Bar - Porto Alegre, Brazil
April 09 - Master Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
April 10 - Via Funchal - Sao Paulo, Brazil
April 11 - Fundição Progresso - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
April 13 - Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
April 14 - Teatro Caupolican - Santiago, Chile
April 16 - Teatro de la Uni - Lima, Peru
April 18 - Teatro al Aire Libre - La Paz, Bolivia
April 20 - Teatro de Verano - Montevideo, Uruguay

Goetia Metal has uploaded video footage (see below) of EPICA's March 27, 2010 concert in Madrid, Spain. Also available is a full concert review with exclusive pictures.

On March 9, EPICA singer Simone Simons was in Hilversum, The Netherlands filming a video for the song "This Is The Time", which was written for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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.

Keyboardist Coen Janssen was forced to sit out EPICA's recent North American headlining tour because of "personal reasons." He was replaced by Simone's boyfriend Oliver Palotai (KAMELOT, SONS OF SEASONS, DORO).

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.

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