Dutch symphonic metal giants EPICA are set to release a covers EP for the highly successful Attack On Titan theme songs. With their legion of fans, Attack On Titan has conquered both the print world with over 70 million copies and anime sector with an adaption that is currently airing worldwide. The EP entitled EPICA VS. Attack On Titan features metal covers of the anime’s theme songs and will be released worldwide – outside of Japan – on July 20th via Nuclear Blast Records.
Today, EPICA release the second single of the EP entitled, ‘If Inside These Walls Was A House‘. Watch and listen to the track video here:
Mark Jansen comments: “‘If Inside These Walls Was A House'” is my favorite track on the EP and it sounds most like an EPICA song. We have played this track together with some other tracks from the EP in Japan live in front of a thousand enthusiastic fans. I will never forget that. Enjoy :)”
EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP will be available in the following formats:
CD Jewel Case
Limited Edition Black, Violet and Yellow
Pre-order your copy of EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP here: http://nblast.de/EpicaNBShop
EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Cover EP was recorded during the summer of 2017 at Sandlane Recording Facilities by Joost van den Broek. The original songs were composed by Revo of popular Japanese band LINKED HORIZON. For the EP, tracks were adapted by EPICA and produced by Joost van den Broek. The choir arrangements and scoring was completed by keyboardist Coen Janssen who also handled the orchestral arrangements with Joost van den Broek.
EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Covers EP Tracklist:
1. Crimson Bow and Arrow
2. Wings of Freedom
3. If Inside These Walls Was a House
4. Dedicate Your Heart!
5. Crimson Bow and Arrow (Instrumental)
6. Wings of Freedom (Instrumental)
7. If Inside These Walls Was a House (Instrumental)
8. Dedicate Your Heart! (Instrumental)
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Watch as guitarist Isaac Delahaye and keyboardist Coen Janssen discuss the journey of writing and adapting the theme songs to fit the EPICA sound, here:
Watch the track video for the first single from the EP, ‘Crimson Bow and Arrow’:
Simone Simons comments, “We are excited to present ‘Crimson Bow and Arrow’, the first song from our upcoming EP EPICA VS. Attack On Titan Cover EP. We hope you enjoy the unique track just as much as we did creating it!’”