Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the release of their debut album, "The Phantom Agony", by performing the CD in its entirety at Tivoli in Utrecht, The Netherlands on May 16.EPICA is currently utilizing the services of singer-songwriter and vocal coach Amanda Somerville as the stand-in vocalist for the band's North American tour with SYMPHONY X after the group's regular singer, Simone Simons, was infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), also known as the hospital bacteria. Nuclear Blast Records released a limited deluxe CD edition in Europe of EPICA's new album, "The Divine Conspiracy", featuring the bonus tracks "Higher High" and "Replica" (FEAR FACTORY cover), video clips and a "making-of" enhanced section.
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