Real/full name: Simone Johanna Maria Simons
Date of birth: January 17, 1985
Origin: Hoensbroek, Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands
- Epica – vocals (2003-present)
Also known as Sahara Dust between 2002 and 2003.
Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is best known for being the lead singer of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica, where she joined at the age of seventeen, releasing seven studio albums and touring the world. In her singing career, she has also collaborated with bands such as Kamelot, Leaves’ Eyes, Primal Fear, Ayreon, and Angra.
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