Epica Announce Design Your Universe 10th anniversary North American Dates

Dutch Metal titans EPICA will perform some exclusive shows around the globe and have announced three exclusive North American shows early next year, as part of their Design Your Universe 10th anniversary tour. The North American shows will see the band return to some intimate venues in Montreal, Los Angeles and New York.

Simone Simons comments “Our highly acclaimed album Design Your Universe is 10 years old and that calls for a celebration. And of course the US and Canada should be part of our anniversary tour as well! We will be doing some exclusive shows where we will be playing many DYU songs. I hope you’ll come and join the party!” 

In support of this special tour NUCLEAR BLAST will re-release Design Your Universe as a GOLD EDITION containing a remastered and remixed version of the album and a newly recorded acoustic bonus disc. The GOLD EDITION will be released October 4th.

Design Your Universe North American shows:

January 3rd 2020 Corona Theatre – Montreal Canada (w/ Blackguard)
January 5th 2020 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA, United States
January 12th 2020 Webster Hall – New York City, NY, United States

VIP tickets are on sale now and the general pre-sales will start this Friday at 10:00 am local time through:www.epica.nl/tour 

EPICA live:

04/10/2019 TurbinenHalle – Oberhausen, Germany
05/10/2019 Tivoli Vredenburg – Utrecht, The Netherlands SOLD OUT!
06/10/2019 Elysée Montmartre – Paris, France SOLD OUT!
10/10/2019 Barby Club – Tel Aviv, Israel
12/10/2019 Glavclub – Moscow, Russia
21/10/2019 Escena – Monterrey, Mexico
22/10/2019 Diana Theatre – Guadalajara, Mexico
24/10/2019 Auditorio BlackBerry – Mexico City, Mexico
26/10/2019 Tropical Butantã – Sao Paulo, Brazil
27/10/2019 Circo Voador – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
29/10/2019 Teatro Flores – Buenos Aires, Argentina
30/10/2019 Teatro Caupolican – Santiago, Chile
02/11/2019 Royal Center – Bogota, Colombia
03/11/2019 Pepper Club – San Jose, Costa Rica
03/01/2020 Corona Theatre – Montreal CA *NEW*
05/01/2020 Regent Theater – Los Angeles, CA US *NEW* 
12/01/2020 Webster Hall – New York City, NY US *NEW*

Dutch Metal titans EPICA are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their milestone album Design Your Universe. To mark this special occasion, EPICA will be re-releasing this fan-favorite album as a Gold Edition on October 4th through Nuclear Blast. This edition will contain the album remixed and remastered by Joost van den Broek with updated artwork and a 2nd disc containing newly-recorded acoustic versions of DYU songs.

Simone Simons comments about the re-release: “Design Your Universe is an album that is very dear to me not only because of the music, but also because of the message behind it. I am looking forward to the anniversary release and all the upcoming shows. The bonus CD is a worthy addition to DYU and I can’t wait for you all to hear the songs!” 

Design Your Universe will be re-released as a 2-CD version and a digital version. Next to that the acoustic songs will be released as a separate Picture Disc. Pre-order will start on August, 9th.

All info from

Kristin Torres
Nuclear Blast Records
Publicity