Tag Archives: MaYan

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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New & Noteworthy, February 4th – Fire and Ice

Posted by on February 4, 2014

This week’s list alternates between the deeply melodic and the insanely heavy. A fair amount of it comes from overseas, and nearly all of it consists of well-known acts. Dig in, because the material here is some of the best you will get in 2014!   Within Temptation, Hydra (Nuclear Blast)   The Dutch symphonic […]

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New & Noteworthy, July 12th – Way to Salvation

Posted by on July 12, 2011

Comeback albums are always difficult to write, no matter what situation a band is coming back from. But when that situation is the death of a band member, it is almost impossible. Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold have done it, Slipknot is attempting to do it (maybe), and countless other bands have never made it that […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 31st – A History of Bad Men

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Thus far in 2011, we’ve had our fair share of release weeks dominated by new artists (April 26th and May 10th immediately come to mind). So it only seems fair that we get a week chiefly containing veteran bands maintaining their status in the metal world. And that’s exactly what we get today, with classic […]

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