Quality video footage of Epica's August 1, 2009 performance at the Global East Fest in Kiev, Ukraine can be viewed here. An MP3 teaser for Design Your Universe, the new album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers Epica, is available for streaming on the bands MySpace Page.
Due in Europe on October 16, 2009 and in North America on September 3, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records, Design Your Universe was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany with producer Sascha Paeth.
The artwork, which was created by Stefan Heilemann, can be viewed above. The track list is below:
01. Samadhi (prelude)
02. Resign to Surrender (A New Age Dawns - Part IV)
04. Martyr Of The Free Word
05. Our Destiny
06. Kingdom Of Heaven (A New Age Dawns - Part V)
07. The Price Of Freedom (interlude)
08. Burn To A Cinder
09. Tides Of Time
11. Semblance Of Liberty
12. White Waters
13. Design Your Universe (A New Age Dawns - Part VI)
Epica will return to North America for a headlining tour in the beginning of 2010, with Daath and Blackguard as support.
[Source: Nuclear Blast USA]