I’ve officially sworn off the phrase “female-fronted”. I mean what does it matter? It’s trivial and, I realized today, a cheap ploy by those who write press releases to get our attention if only because the idea of a female-fronted metal band is “novelty”. No mas. Good bands are good, bad bands are not and what’s between the legs of the “front” or any member does not matter.
Epica is somewhere in between leaning more towards the good.
Here’s their new video for Storm the Sorrow off the latest record Requiem for the Indifferent: