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  • New live album "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos - A Live Performance"

    BIG NEWS!
    After playing over 170 shows in 40 countries it is an honor to share this special album with you: "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos - A Live Performance" will be available as a 2CD+DVD Digipak on December 7th and as a 3LP+DVD+download code ...

  • Special #apmb4c concerts at Tavastia club in Helsinki

    September 21st, 22nd and 23rd will be three special days when the Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos tour makes a stop at Helsinki's legendary Tavastia club. The shows on September 21st and 22nd are already sold out and there are just a few ...

  • The Symphony of Extremes Collaboration with Visit Finland

    We’re so excited to finally show you what we’ve been up to lately! Splicing Finnish DNA into a musical piece called ‘The Symphony of Extremes’. The song and it’s accompanying video bring art, science & travel together in a new way! Emphasising the ...

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02 Feb 2019FinlandHelsinkiEMMA GAALA - Hartwall ArenaTickets
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26-27 Jul 2019FinlandVaasaSisäsatamaTickets
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10 Aug 2019SpainAlicante Leyendas del Rock FestivalTickets
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17 Aug 2019Czech RepublicMoravsky KrumlovRock Heart
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Since they formed in 1993, Finnish orchestral rock band Apocalyptica has released eight studio albums featuring numerous cello-based instrumentals along with some vocal-based songs. Whatever styles they’ve explored - from atmospheric interludes to fast, battering rhythms - their music has been gripping, dynamic and full of melody.

On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, APOCALYPTICA, released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS.  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released and remastered the album in 2016 and added 3 bonus tracks.

Added to this new version are brand new / never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery,” “Nothing Else Matters” and “Seek & Destroy.” The album is available on vinyl (2 LP set) for the first time in many years.  

Upon its release, PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS was a new approach to the hits of the biggest metal band the world has seen. Even more APOCALYPTICA created their very own genre and laid the foundation to a career that has lasted for over 20 years so far with millions of records sold and sold out shows around the world. 

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