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Formed: 1992
From: Trondheim, Norway
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Gaia Epicus News

Below is our complete Gaia Epicus news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Gaia Epicus Announces Crowd Funding Campaign

Gaia Epicus is starting a new Indiegogo crowd funding campaign for an upcoming album.

Check out a video below of the band discussing the campaign. Gaia Epicus also comments:

"In this video Thomas talks about the past, present and the future. He talks about what happened with the last album Dark Secrets, and he also shares some sound clips from the demo containing songs for the 6th studio album."

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Gaia Epicus Posts New Music Video

Norwegian power metallers posted a new music video for the song "Revenge is Sweet." The song appears on the band's 2007 release "Victory," and the footage was captured from the band's "Dark Tour 2011" at The Snooty Fox in Wakefield, United Kingdom. The band's latest LP "Dark Secrets" was release this past March through Epicus Records.

Check out "Revenge is Sweet" here:

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Gaia Epicus Streaming Helloween Cover Song

Norwegian power metal band Gaia Epicus is streaming the Helloween cover track "Warrior" (originally from Helloween's debut self-titled EP from 1985). The cover track appears on the upcoming "HelloRay" tribute album to Helloween/Gamma Ray, which is due out on March 26, 2012 through Epicus Records.

Check out "Warrior" here:

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Helloween/Gama Ray Tribute Teaser Posted

"HelloRay" is a tribute album to Helloween and Gamma Ray made by fans of the bands. The tribute is set to be released on March 26th by Epicus Records and features acts such as Rampart and Gaia Epicus. A teaser trailer can be found below, and the track listing is as follows:

01. Tribute to the Past (Gamma Ray) GUARDIANS OF MANKIND
02. Warrior (Helloween) GAIA EPICUS
03. The spirit (Gamma Ray) PARALLAX
04. Mr. Torture (Helloween) AILLION
05. Anywhere in the galaxy (Gamma Ray) OPERA MAGNA
06. Ain't got nothin` better (Helloween) KICKHUNTER
07. Last before the storm (Gamma Ray) SONEM
08. Where the rain grows (Helloween) ARMORY
09. A tale that wasn't right (Helloween) DRACHEN
10. Just a little sign (Helloween) RAMPART
11. Leaving hell (Gamma Ray) ROTTEN
12. Judas (Helloween) 5th ELEMENT
13. Heaven or hell (Gamma Ray) BURN UNIVERSE
14. Before the war (Helloween) ILUNGARA
15. Land of the free (Gamma Ray) DEIMOS More...

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Gaia Epicus Posts "Dark Secrets" Trailer

Gaia Epicus has announced the band's fifth studio album "Dark Secrets" will see release this coming December, 2012. A new teaser trailer for the album has now been posted online and can be viewed in the player below.

The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Beyond the Universe
2. Hellfire
3. Lost Forever
4. Mirror of Truth
5. Bounded by Blood
6. Ode to the Past
7. Farewell
8. The Raven
9. Behind these Walls
10. Falling into the Abyss
11. Dark Secrets
12. Last Chance

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Gaia Epicus To Stream Live Concert On Web

Norwegian power metal band Gaia Epicus will stream its live show on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Snooty Fox in Wakefield, U.K. The show will start at 20.00 GMT local time, 3:00pm EST or 12:00pm PST. The band is scheduled to release the new LP "Dark Secrets" this month on Epicus Records.

The show will stream at this location.

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Gaia Epicus To Release "Dark Secrets" This Fall

Norway's Gaia Epicus recently announced that the long awaited fifth album "Dark Secrets" will be released in November. This will mark the first album since "Damnation" in 2008. The track listing for the new album is:

1. Beyond the Universe
2. Hellfire
3. Lost Forever
4. Mirror of Truth
5. Bounded by Blood
6. Ode to the Past
7. Farewell
8. The Raven
9. Behind these Walls
10. Falling into the Abyss
11. Dark Secrets
12. Last Chance

A UK Tour is also scheduled for November, with the confirmed dates below:

14.11.11 Bannermans - Edinburgh, Scotland
15.11.11 Ivory Blacks - Glasgow, Scotland
16.11.11 The Snooty Fox - Wakefield, UK
17.11.11 Grand Central - Manchester, UK
18.11.11 Revolver Rock - Birkenhead, UK
19.11.11 Gasworks - Bradford, UK Komatoze
20.11.11 The Riverside Bar - Selby, UKe
22.11.11 Purple Turtle - London, UK

UK Band Komatoze will provide support. More European dates are planned for early 2012.

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Gaia Epicus Announces Guest Musicians

Norway's Gaia Epicus has issued the following announcement about guest musicians appearing on the band's new album:

"We have now received the guest keyboard parts from Michael T. Ross (Lita Ford, Hardline) This summer we also recorded some guest growling vocals on one song, done by John Erik Andersen (Allfader) More info soon..."

You can also see Gaia Epicus live on the following dates:

10/9 2010 Martin's pub & bar Lillestrøm, Akershus, NORWAY
12/3 2010 Canarias Hard & Heavy Meeting - El Duke’s Playa del Ingles, Spain, ES
12/4 2010 Canarias Hard & Heavy Meeting - El Duke’s Playa del Ingles, Spain, ES

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Gaia Epicus Cancels U.K. Tour

Gaia Epicus has checked in with the following update about canceling the previously scheduled U.K. tour dates with Killing Machine:

"UK Tour canceled/postponed! We are sorry to say that the planned U.K. tour to support Killing Machine is canceled/postponed. Killing Machine had to cancel the upcoming U.K. tour because of their bass player leaving the band.

"Gaia Epicus was really looking forward to go back to the U.K. and play. We are now working hard on either getting new dates for the tour with Killing Machine, or putting up a new tour of our own. We hope to have new dates for you very soon."

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Gaia Epicus To Support Killing Machine

Norway's Gaia Epicus has issued the following update about supporting Killing Machine on an upcoming U.K. tour:

"Gaia Epicus is confirmed to play as support for Killing Machine. KM has x-members of Slayer, Testament, Stratovarius, Evergray. This will be the second time Gaia Epicus do a tour in the UK, but this time it's bigger and better. The band will play 11 shows from Sept 16th to 26th. This will be a part of The Dark Tour to promote the upcoming album. The other support band will be Sworn Amongst."

The upcoming Gaia Epicus tour dates are as follows:

9/16 2010 O2 Academy Islington London, United Kingdom
9/17 2010 Talking Heads Southampton, UNITED KINGDOM
9/18 2010 The Rescue Rooms Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM
9/19 2010 O2 Academy Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM
9/20 2010 Moho Live Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM
9/21 2010 02 Academy Liverpool, UNITED KINGDOM
9/22 2010 The Well Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM
9/23 2010 02 Academy Newcastle, UNITED KINGDOM
9/24 2010 Ivory Black Glasgow, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM
9/25 2010 West Coast Bar Margate, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM
9/26 2010 Bierkeller Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM
12/3 2010 Canarias Hard & Heavy Meeting - El Duke’s Playa del Ingles, Spain, ES
12/4 2010 Canarias Hard & Heavy Meeting - El Duke’s Playa del Ingles, Spain, ES

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Gaia Epicus Posts Studio Footage

Gaia Epicus has posted studio footage online from the recording sessions of the new album "Dark Secrets." The video clip can be viewed below.

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Gaia Epicus Reveals New Album Cover Artwork

Gaia Epicus has revealed the cover artwork for their new album "Dark Secrets."

The new album's tracklisting is as follows:

01. Beyond the universe
02. Hellfire
03. Lost forever
04. Mirror of truth
05. Bounded by blood
06. Ode to the past
07. Farewell
08. The raven
09. Behind these walls
10. Falling into the abyss
11. Dark secrets
12. Last chance

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Gaia Epicus Offering Albums As Free Downloads

Norway's Gaia Epicus have announced they are offering all four of their albums as free downloads for the next two weeks. The albums "Satrap," "Symphony of Glory," "Victory," and "Damnation" can be found at this location. Samples of Gaia Epicus' music are also available for streaming via their MySpace page.

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Gaia Epicus Reveals New Album Track Listing

Norway's Gaia Epicus have announced that they track listing for their new album "Dark Secrets" will be as follows:

1. Beyond the universe
2. Hellfire
3. Lost forever
4. Mirror of truth
5. Bounded by blood
6. Ode to the past
7. Farewell
8. The raven
9. Behind these walls
10. Falling into the abyss
11. Dark secrets
12. Last chance

More information on the album artwork and release date will be announced as it is made available. Samples of the band's music can be found at the Gaia Epicus MySpace page.

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Gaia Epicus Cancels U.K. Tour Dates

Norway's Gaia Epicus have announced that their previously planned U.K. tour dates are being postponed until 2010. No reason for the postponement or any specific replacement dates have been announced yet.

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Gaia Epicus Seeking Session Bassist

Gaia Epicus has issued the following announcement about seeking a session bassist for their upcoming U.K. tour dates:

"Gaia Epicus starts their second UK tour in october. At the moment the band has only 1 member so Gaia uses
session musicians until they find the right lineup. There is no bass player confirmed for the UK tour so we are doing some searching to get as many options as possible. We have some bassists that we are already checking out."

The currently confirmed tour dates are as follows:

10/19 - Bannermans - Edinburgh
10/20 - Ivory Blacks - Glasgow
10/21 - Hark 2 Towler - Manchester
10/22 - The Snooty Fox - Wakefield
10/23 - The Riverside Bar - Selby
10/24 - The Sal Rock - Nottingham
10/25 - Now booking
10/26 - Now booking
10/27 - Eddie’s - Birmingham
10/28 - The Underworld - London
10/29 - The Red Lion - Stevenage

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Gaia Epicus Announces U.K. Tour Dates

Gaia Epicus has issued the following update about U.K. tour dates:

"In october Gaia Epicus heads back to the UK for a 2 weeks tour. Last year the band did their first UK tour and are realy looking forward to go back there to play again. The tour starts 19th october in Scotland and ends 29th october down in Stevenage. SUPPORT: Ascension (Scotland) is main support band on the following dates 20, 21, 22. Damnation Angels (UK) is main support band on the following dates 23, 24, 27, 29."

The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

10/19 - Bannermans - Edinburgh
10/20 - Ivory Blacks - Glasgow
10/21 - Hark 2 Towler - Manchester
10/22 - The Snooty Fox - Wakefield
10/23 - The Riverside Bar - Selby
10/24 - The Sal Rock - Nottingham
10/25 - Now booking
10/26 - Now booking
10/27 - Eddie’s - Birmingham
10/28 - The Underworld - London
10/29 - The Red Lion - Stevenage

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Gaia Epicus Working On New Album "Dark Secrets"

Norwegian power metal band Gaia Epicus has issued the following statement about working a new album:

"It has only been a few months since the release of "Damnation" but the plans for album number 5 is already in progress. Thomas has already written around 7-8 songs for the next album and a few song titles are "Beyond the universe", "The Raven", "Lost Forever" and "Behind these walls".

"The album will be called "Dark Secrets" and is scheduled for a release in the fall. Cover painting will once again be done by J.P Fournier."

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Gaia Epicus Studio Footage Posted Online

Norwegian power metal band Gaia Epicus has posted studio footage of their time working on the upcoming "Damnation" album, which currently does not have a set release date. The video can be viewed below. More...

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Gaia Epicus Reveal "Damnation" Artwork

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have revealed the cover artwork (by J.P Fournier) for their fourth album, "Damnation", tentatively due this summer. The CD features guest appearances by Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, ex-HELLOWEEN) and Andreas Olsson (NARNIA, ROB ROCK, STORMWIND).

"Damnation" projected track listing:

01. Damnation
02. Masters of the Sea
03. Firestorm
04. The Wizard's Return (instrumental)
05. You are a Liar!
06. Cyborgs from Hell
07. The Saviour (Will Come)
08. A Hero in All
09. Salvation is Here

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