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Early vitality and form

Simons was born in Hoensbroek, Netherlands. She has a younger sister named Janneke who was born on Simone's second birthday. Her concern in music manifested at a very early period. Simons started playing flute for two years behind joining music school at the period of 12. At 14, she had one year of pop singing lessons, and at 15, she switched to clear singing behind listening to Nightwish's Oceanborn, which remains her favorite Nightwish album. At one aim she was invited to join in a iteration for a black metal band; she joined it, although was a pliant fearful to sing. Simons sang in a choir for a brief months, and later joined Epica.

Epica

In early 2002, Mark Jansen left After Forever over creative differences. He then began looking for musicians who would act towards a more clear/symphonic mark of music fling; this was initially named “Sahara Dust”. In slow 2002, the band courted Helena Michaelsen (from Trail of Tears) as its frontwoman, preserve shortly behind she was replaced by the then mysterious Simons, who was Jansen's girlfriend at the period.

Personal vitality

In January 2008, Simons was suffering from returning MRSA infections. This forced Epica to obliterate numerous of their shows. In February, her position improved, preserve she had not fully recovered. In March, Epica toured with Amanda Somerville, replacing Simons for their United States bound until May 11, 2008, when Simons performed again at their exhibit in Bibelot, Dordrecht.

Asked almost her looks as one of the factors that effect contemplation to Epica, Simons said: "First of total the most expressive is the resonance of the band, due loveliness devise drop one day, and I anticipation my tone won't ... But, yeah, you occupy two aspects of the band – the music (the CD's) and then the grow margin of it (the exhibit), and portion of the exhibit is also that it has to behold fastidious, so I seize rectitude attention of myself, I create certain that the fans occupy something to behold at during the exhibit."

Among her inspirations, Simons cited metal bands such as Lacuna Coil, Nightwish, Tristania, Kamelot, Within Temptation, Dimmu Borgir, Tiamat, and some clear music such as Mozart. While appreciating tattoos in other nation, Simons said she devise not gain one.

Simons and protracted-period associate, Kamelot keyboard player Oliver Palotai occupy a son, Vincent Palotai, born on October 2, 2013. In December 2013, Simons announced on her blog that she had recently got married to Palotai. They reside in Stuttgart. In the spent, she had a relationship with Mark Jansen.

Simons runs a blog named "SmoonStyle", where she writes almost her form, makeup, food and experiences she has had as a limb of Epica, as rightly as in her personal vitality.

Discography

With Epica

Albums

The Phantom Agony (2003) Consign to Oblivion (2005) The Divine Conspiracy (2007) Design Your Universe (2009) Requiem for the Indifferent (2012) The Quantum Enigma (2014) The Holographic Principle (2016)

Singles

"The Phantom Agony" (2003) "Feint" (2004) "Cry for the Moon" (2004) "Solitary Ground" (2005) "Quietus (Silent Reverie)" (2005) "Never Enough" (2007) "Chasing the Dragon" (2008) "Unleashed" (2009) "Martyr of the Free Word" (2009) "This Is the Time" (2010) "Storm the Sorrow" (2012) "Forevermore" (2012) "The Essence of Silence" (2014) "Unchain Utopia" (2014) "Victim of Contingency" (2014) "Universal Death Squad" (2016) "Edge of the Blade" (2016) "Beyond The Matrix" (2017) "The Solace System" (2017)

DVDs

We Will Take You With Us (2004) Retrospect (2013)

Other releases

Cry for the Moon (demo, 2002) The Score – An Epic Journey (2005) The Road to Paradiso (book and collation, 2006) The Classical Conspiracy (grow, 2009) The Solace System (EP, 2017) EPICA VS assail on titan songs (EP, 2017)

Guest appearances

Aina – Days of Rising Doom (2003) Kamelot – The Black Halo in "The Haunting (Somewhere in Time)" and appears in its video (2005) Kamelot – One Cold Winter's Night in "The Haunting (Somewhere in Time)" (2006) Kamelot – Ghost Opera in "Blücher" and "Season's End" (2007) Primal Fear – New Religion in "Everytime It Rains" (2007) Ayreon – 01011001 in "Web of Lies" (2008) Xystus & US Concert – Equilibrio in "Act 1 – My Song of Creation", "Act 2 – Destiny Unveiled" and "Act 2 – God of Symmetry" (2008) Sons of Seasons – Gods of Vermin in "Fallen Family", "Fall Of Byzanz" and "Wintersmith" (2009) Kamelot – Poetry for the Poisoned in "House on a Hill", "So Long", "All Is Over" (2010) MaYaN – Quarterpast in "Symphony of Aggression", "Mainstay of Society", "Bite the Bullet", "Drown the Demon" and "Sinner's Last Retreat" (2011) Sons of Seasons – Magnisphyricon in "Sanctuary" (2011) Avalon – Angels of the Apocalypse (2014) Angra – Secret Garden in "Secret Garden" (2014) Countermove: The Power of Love (2014) Charity one for The Red Cross, originally by Frankie Goes to Hollywood Leaves' Eyes – King of Kings in "Edge of Steel" (2015) Ayreon – The Source (2017) as The Counselor Exit Eden – Rhapsodies in Black in "Frozen" and "Skyfall" (2017) Tarja Turunen – Feliz Navidad in "Feliz Navidad" (2017) Charity rendering to aid lift funds for Barbuda for Hurricane Irma aid, originally by José Feliciano

Early vitality and form

Simons was born in Hoensbroek, Netherlands. She has a younger sister named Janneke who was born on Simone's second birthday. Her concern in music manifested at a very early period. Simons started playing flute for two years behind joining music school at the period of 12. At 14, she had one year of pop singing lessons, and at 15, she switched to clear singing behind listening to Nightwish's Oceanborn, which remains her favorite Nightwish album. At one aim she was invited to join in a iteration for a black metal band; she joined it, although was a pliant fearful to sing. Simons sang in a choir for a brief months, and later joined Epica.

Epica

In early 2002, Mark Jansen left After Forever over creative differences. He then began looking for musicians who would act towards a more clear/symphonic mark of music fling; this was initially named “Sahara Dust”. In slow 2002, the band courted Helena Michaelsen (from Trail of Tears) as its frontwoman, preserve shortly behind she was replaced by the then mysterious Simons, who was Jansen's girlfriend at the period.

Personal vitality

In January 2008, Simons was suffering from returning MRSA infections. This forced Epica to obliterate numerous of their shows. In February, her position improved, preserve she had not fully recovered. In March, Epica toured with Amanda Somerville, replacing Simons for their United States bound until May 11, 2008, when Simons performed again at their exhibit in Bibelot, Dordrecht.

Asked almost her looks as one of the factors that effect contemplation to Epica, Simons said: "First of total the most expressive is the resonance of the band, due loveliness devise drop one day, and I anticipation my tone won't ... But, yeah, you occupy two aspects of the band – the music (the CD's) and then the grow margin of it (the exhibit), and portion of the exhibit is also that it has to behold fastidious, so I seize rectitude attention of myself, I create certain that the fans occupy something to behold at during the exhibit."

Among her inspirations, Simons cited metal bands such as Lacuna Coil, Nightwish, Tristania, Kamelot, Within Temptation, Dimmu Borgir, Tiamat, and some clear music such as Mozart. While appreciating tattoos in other nation, Simons said she devise not gain one.

Simons and protracted-period associate, Kamelot keyboard player Oliver Palotai occupy a son, Vincent Palotai, born on October 2, 2013. In December 2013, Simons announced on her blog that she had recently got married to Palotai. They reside in Stuttgart. In the spent, she had a relationship with Mark Jansen.

Simons runs a blog named "SmoonStyle", where she writes almost her form, makeup, food and experiences she has had as a limb of Epica, as rightly as in her personal vitality.

Discography

With Epica

Albums

The Phantom Agony (2003) Consign to Oblivion (2005) The Divine Conspiracy (2007) Design Your Universe (2009) Requiem for the Indifferent (2012) The Quantum Enigma (2014) The Holographic Principle (2016)

Singles

"The Phantom Agony" (2003) "Feint" (2004) "Cry for the Moon" (2004) "Solitary Ground" (2005) "Quietus (Silent Reverie)" (2005) "Never Enough" (2007) "Chasing the Dragon" (2008) "Unleashed" (2009) "Martyr of the Free Word" (2009) "This Is the Time" (2010) "Storm the Sorrow" (2012) "Forevermore" (2012) "The Essence of Silence" (2014) "Unchain Utopia" (2014) "Victim of Contingency" (2014) "Universal Death Squad" (2016) "Edge of the Blade" (2016) "Beyond The Matrix" (2017) "The Solace System" (2017)

DVDs

We Will Take You With Us (2004) Retrospect (2013)

Other releases

Cry for the Moon (demo, 2002) The Score – An Epic Journey (2005) The Road to Paradiso (book and collation, 2006) The Classical Conspiracy (grow, 2009) The Solace System (EP, 2017) EPICA VS assail on titan songs (EP, 2017)

Guest appearances

Aina – Days of Rising Doom (2003) Kamelot – The Black Halo in "The Haunting (Somewhere in Time)" and appears in its video (2005) Kamelot – One Cold Winter's Night in "The Haunting (Somewhere in Time)" (2006) Kamelot – Ghost Opera in "Blücher" and "Season's End" (2007) Primal Fear – New Religion in "Everytime It Rains" (2007) Ayreon – 01011001 in "Web of Lies" (2008) Xystus & US Concert – Equilibrio in "Act 1 – My Song of Creation", "Act 2 – Destiny Unveiled" and "Act 2 – God of Symmetry" (2008) Sons of Seasons – Gods of Vermin in "Fallen Family", "Fall Of Byzanz" and "Wintersmith" (2009) Kamelot – Poetry for the Poisoned in "House on a Hill", "So Long", "All Is Over" (2010) MaYaN – Quarterpast in "Symphony of Aggression", "Mainstay of Society", "Bite the Bullet", "Drown the Demon" and "Sinner's Last Retreat" (2011) Sons of Seasons – Magnisphyricon in "Sanctuary" (2011) Avalon – Angels of the Apocalypse (2014) Angra – Secret Garden in "Secret Garden" (2014) Countermove: The Power of Love (2014) Charity one for The Red Cross, originally by Frankie Goes to Hollywood Leaves' Eyes – King of Kings in "Edge of Steel" (2015) Ayreon – The Source (2017) as The Counselor Exit Eden – Rhapsodies in Black in "Frozen" and "Skyfall" (2017) Tarja Turunen – Feliz Navidad in "Feliz Navidad" (2017) Charity rendering to aid lift funds for Barbuda for Hurricane Irma aid, originally by José Feliciano


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