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Apocalyptica - Cello Metal Masters
Combining classical cellos with heavy metal, Apocalyptica is one of the most distinctive metal bands in the world.
These metal loving cellists started covering Metallica songs in their spare time and eventually recorded an album of their work. Then they began covering other metal bands and composing their own original pieces.
Apocalyptica has toured around the world and performed live with heavy metal greats such as Metallica and Rammstein. Their music has also been used for soundtracks in movies and video games.
Check out their videos below and discover a new form of heavy metal music that will rock you to the core.
Photo Credit: www.apocalyptica.com
Three reasons to love Apocalyptica
1. Their covers of "One" and "Nothing Else Matters" are as good and possibly better than the original Metallica versions.
2. It's amazing what they can do with a few cellos.
3. They smash through your musical boundaries.
Apocalyptica Concert Videos
Apocalyptica on the Net
- Official Web Site
This is Apocalyptica's official home page. Check here for their latest news, tour dates and other band info.
A fan site for Eicca Toppinen, the founder and main songwriter for Apocalyptica.
- Perttu Fan Site
A German fan site for Apocalyptica cellist Perttu Kivilaakso. Site is written in German. You've been warned.
- Mikko SirÃ©n Fan Page
A fan site for Apocalyptica's drummer, Mikko SirÃ©n.
Apocalyptica's early production of awesome Metallica covers.
A collection of Apocalyptica's various cello heavy metal works from covering Metallica to playing their original work.
Quick, what do you think of Apocalyptica?
Apocalyptica Music Videos
Like Classical Versions of Metallica?
Then you'll love this...
This 2 disc set is from a one time concert that Metallica did with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Share your Apocalyptica stories, sightings and thoughts. Have they helped change your view of classical or heavy metal music? Please leave a comment below.