Tag Archives: Mark Jansen

Interview: Epica’s Mark Jansen talks ‘Omega,’ third “Kingdom of Heaven,” reflects on ten years of MaYaN’s ‘Quarterpast’

Posted by on February 23, 2021

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a halt to concerts, it hasn’t stopped artists from working on new music. Dutch symphonic metal giants Epica did everything they could to face these challenges head-on as their new album, Omega, was pushed back to February 26, 2021 via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). The follow-up to […]

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Mark Jansen reflects on the history and future of Epica

Posted by on November 29, 2019

Mark Jansen is one of the hardest working musicians around. During Epica’s downtime, the Dutch guitarist/singer is either working with MaYaN or his new project, United Metal Minds. Therefore, there’s always something for his fans. Epica has spent a decent amount of time celebrating ten years of Design Your Universe, which includes The Gold Edition […]

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MaYaN premiere “The Power Process” music video

Posted by on April 30, 2019

Epica/MaYaN’s Mark Jansen has been very busy this year. Jansen has been spending a lot of time on the road supporting MaYan’s latest effort Dhyana by making several festival appearances including  this year’s 70000tons of Metal, which we thought was one of the ten most impressive performances. While it seems MaYaN has a little bit […]

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Video Interview: M.I. Crowley caught up with MaYaN’s Mark & Frank during 70000tons of Metal

Posted by on March 1, 2019

On Episode 18 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with MaYaN’s Mark Jansen & Frank Schiphorst during this year’s 70000tons of Metal. The two discussed the difficulty booking a U.S tour, their new album Dhyana, plans for this year, as well as wanting to see some “After Effects” in the video. […]

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MaYaN premiere “Saints Don’t Die” Music Video

Posted by on September 21, 2018

Today (21st) MaYaN’s new album Dhyana has finally arrived via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate their latest effort, the symphonic black metal project featuring Epica’s Mark Jansen, Jack Driessen (ex-After Forever), as well as members of Epica, ex-Stream of Passion, Delain, Firewind etc. has released a music video for the song “Saints Don’t Die.” Jansen commented […]

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MaYan premiere “The Rhythm of Freedom” Lyric Video

Posted by on July 27, 2018

On September 21st, MaYan’s new album Dhyana will arrive via Nuclear Blast. Today (27th), the symphonic death metal project featuring Epica guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen, Jack Driessen (ex-After Forever), as well as members of Epica, ex-Stream of Passion, Delain, Firewind and more, have released their first single from the album with “The Rhythm of Freedom.” Jansen […]

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MaYan (ft. Epica, ex-Stream of Passion, Delain, Firewind etc. members) share recording orchestra video for new album

Posted by on June 21, 2018

On September 21st, MaYan will release their third album Dhyana, which is a follow-up to 2014’s Antagonise. The symphonic death metal group was formed by Epica guitarist/vocalist/mastermind Mark Jansen and his former After Forever bandmate Jack Driessen back in 2010. The group now features members of Epica, ex- Stream of Passion, Delain, Firewind and more. […]

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Founding Epica/MaYan member Mark Jansen is content with not being a millionaire

Posted by on March 23, 2017

Mark Jansen is one of the most innovative musicians on the scene between both active projects Epica and MaYan. The Dutch symphonic metal act Epica released The Holographic Principle last year via Nuclear Blast and it became known as the big sister of 2014’s The Quantum Enigma, which led towards the band’s new orchestral direction. With that said, […]

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