Epica discography

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Epica discography
Epica-Live-Norway Rock 2010.jpg
Epíca performing at the live at the Norway Rock Festival, 2010
Studio albums 7
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 2
Video albums 2
Music videos 17
EPs 2
Singles 14
Soundtrack albums 1

The discography of Epica, a Dutch symphonic metal/progressive metal band, consists of seven studio albums, two live albums, two extended plays (one under the name of Sahara Dust), one soundtrack, and fourteen singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
NLD
[1]
AUT
[2]
BEL
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
SWI
[7]
UK
[8]
US
[9]
The Phantom Agony
  • Released: June 5, 2003
  • Label: Transmission
  • Formats: CD
8 114
Consign to Oblivion
  • Released: April 21, 2005
  • Label: Transmission
  • Formats: CD
12 52 116
The Divine Conspiracy 9 40 35 41 29
Design Your Universe
  • Released: October 16, 2009
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
8 70 40 31 37 27
Requiem for the Indifferent
  • Released: March 9, 2012
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
12 33 27 37 35 26 14 112 105
The Quantum Enigma
  • Released: May 2, 2014
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
4 30 33 26 38 11 17 53 110
The Holographic Principle
  • Released: September 30, 2016
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
4 21 12 26 26 9 8 46 139
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

EPs[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions Sales
NLD
[1]
AUT
[2]
BEL
[3]
FIN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
SWI
[7]
UK
[8]
US
[11]
The Solace System
  • Released: September 1, 2017[12]
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
60
Epica vs Attack on Titan Songs
  • Released:
    December 20, 2017 (Japan)
    July 20, 2018 (World)
  • Label: Chaos Reigns / Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
NLD
[1]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
SWI
[7]
We Will Take You with Us
  • Released: September 2004
  • Label: Transmission
  • Formats: CD, DVD
62
The Classical Conspiracy
  • Released: May 8, 2009
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD
23 43 87 81
Retrospect
  • Released: November 8, 2013
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: CD, DVD, Blu-ray
7 167 46
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Soundtracks[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
NLD
[1]
FRA
[5]
The Score – An Epic Journey
  • Released: September 8, 2005
  • Label: Transmission
  • Formats: CD
54 191
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
NLD
[1]
The Road to Paradiso
  • Released: May 8, 2006
  • Label: Transmission
  • Formats: CD
46
Best Of (it)
  • Released: October 14, 2013
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: digital download
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
NLD
[15]
"The Phantom Agony" 2003 The Phantom Agony
"Feint" 2004
"Cry for the Moon"
"Solitary Ground" 2005 46 Consign to Oblivion
"Quietus (Silent Reverie)" 68
"Never Enough" 2007 The Divine Conspiracy
"Chasing the Dragon" 2008
"Unleashed" 2009 Design Your Universe
"Martyr of the Free Word"
"This is the Time" 2010 Non-album single
"Storm the Sorrow" 2012 Requiem for the Indifferent
"Forevermore" Non-album single
"The Essence of Silence" 2014 The Quantum Enigma
"Unchain Utopia"
"Universal Death Squad" 2016 The Holographic Principle
"Edge of the Blade"
"The Solace System" 2017 The Solace System
"Immortal Melancholy"
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Video albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SWI
[16]
We Will Take You With Us
  • Released: September 2004
  • Label: Transmission Records
  • Formats: DVD
Retrospect
  • Released: November 8, 2013
  • Label: Nuclear Blast
  • Formats: DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD
9
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Directed Album
2003 "The Phantom Agony" Frank Herrebout The Phantom Agony
2004 "Feint"
2005 "Solitary Ground"
Consign to Oblivion
"Quietus" Mirko Cocco
2007 "Never Enough"[17] Ivan Colic The Divine Conspiracy
2009 "Unleashed"[18] Tim Bown Design Your Universe
2010 "This is the Time"
2012 "Storm the Sorrow" Remko Tielemans Requiem for the Indifferent
"Forevermore" (Ruurd Woltring feat. Epica)[19] Niks te gek!

(Dutch 'NTR' TV show)

2014 "Victims of Contingency"[20] Remko Tielemans The Quantum Enigma
2015 "The Obsessive Devotion (LIVE in Russia)"[21]
The Divine Conspiracy
"The Essence of Silence (LIVE in Brussels)"[22] Jens De Vos The Quantum Enigma
"Unchain Utopia (LIVE in Brussels)"[23]
2016 "Universal Death Squad" [24] Jens De Vos The Holographic Principle
2016 "Edge of the Blade" [25]
2016 "Beyond The Matrix" [26]
2017 "The Solace System" [27] The Solace System
"Immortal Melancholy"
2018 "Decoded Poetry"
"Universal Love Squad" Jens De Vos The Holographic Principle

References[edit]

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    "CHART: CLUK Update 24.03.2012 (wk11)". www.zobbel.de. Retrieved 2012-03-21. 
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  12. ^ http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/epica-to-release-the-solace-system-ep-in-september/
  13. ^ "EPICA: 'The Classical Conspiracy' First-Week Sales Revealed". www.blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  14. ^ Brown, Matt. "Metal By Numbers 12/11: The Charts Show a Bit of Common Courtesy". www.metalinsider.net. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  15. ^ "Dutch Singles Charts > Epica" (in Dutch). dutchcharts.nl Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  16. ^ "SCHWEIZER HITPARADE - MUSIK-DVD TOP 10 24.11.2013". hitparade.ch. Archived from the original on 2014-07-19. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  17. ^ "EPICA: 'Never Enough' Video Available". www.blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  18. ^ "EPICA: 'Unleashed' Video Released". www.blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  19. ^ "Ruurd Woltring feat. EPICA - 'Forevermore'". www.youtube.com. 
  20. ^ "EPICA: 'Victims Of Contingency' Video Released". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  21. ^ "Epica - The Obsessive Devotion (OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEO)'". youtube.com (EPICA channel). Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  22. ^ "Epica – The Essence Of Silence (OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEO)'". youtube.com (EPICA channel). Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  23. ^ "Epica – Unchain Utopia (OFFICIAL LIVE VIDEO)'". youtube.com (EPICA channel). Retrieved 2015-10-28. 
  24. ^ "EPICA – Universal Death Squad'". youtube.com (EPICA channel). Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  25. ^ "EPICA - EDGE OF THE BLADE (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)'". youtube.com (EPICA channel). Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  26. ^ Nuclear Blast Records (2017-01-11), EPICA - Beyond The Matrix (OFFICIAL VIDEO), retrieved 2017-08-24 
  27. ^ Nuclear Blast Records (2017-06-23), EPICA - The Solace System (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO), retrieved 2017-08-24