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 is re-releasing it remastered with 3 bonus tracks [see the video for ‘Battery’ here] on July 22, 2016.

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

Pre Order Links: 
Pre-order iTunes:  http://po.st/4CellosiT
Pre-order Vinyl: http://po.st/4CellosVinyl

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 20 years so far with millions of records sold and sold out shows around the world.

APOCALYPTICA will remain staying on the road supporting their latest album release ‘Shadowmaker’ until the end of 2016 with shows in USA, Europe, Australia and Latin America.

In 2017 the band will return with special anniversary shows to celebrate the 20th anniversary of PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS.

2017
06.02.         CH    Geneva, Theater du Leman
07.02.         CH    Zurich, Volkshaus
08.02.         DE     Munich, Philharmonie
09.02.         AT     Vienna, Konzerthaus
10.02.         IT      Milan, Teatro dal Verme
11.02.         CZ     Prague, Forum Karlin
13.02.         DE     Frankfurt, Alte Oper
16.02.         DE     Hamburg, Mehr!
17.02.         PL     Warsaw, Torwar
18.02.         PL     Wroclaw, NFM
20.02.         DE     Berlin, Tempodrom
22.02.         DE     Essen, Colosseum
24.02.         BE     Brussels, Cirque Royale
25.02.         NL     Utrecht, Vredenburg
27.02.         UK     Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
28.02.         UK     Edinburgh, Queens Hall
01.03.         UK     London, Royal Festival Hall

27.03.-02.04. AT     Tröpolach, Full Metal Mountain

For all tour dates (incl. ‘The Shadowmaker Tour’ dates) please visitwww.apocalyptica.com.

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