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Tag Archives: Apocalyptica

Metal By Numbers 1/22: The charts don’t disagree with Poppy

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s not everyday you get a record with a pop oriented vocalist singing over chunky industrial metal riffs, but if bands like BABYMETAL have proven anything it’s that there’s an audience for a […]

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Album Review: Apocalyptica ‘Cell-0’

Posted by on January 14, 2020

After a five year break between studio albums, neo-classic metal quartet Apocalyptica return with a new record. Cell-0 (pronounce Cell Zero) marks their overall 9th studio full-length effort and their first instrumental offering in seventeen years. The self-produced album was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki and mixed by Andrew Scheps (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, and Black Sabbath) in […]

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New & Noteworthy: January 10th – New Year, New Releases

Posted by on January 10, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features a new album from Apocalyptica, but that’s about the extent of it. For last year’s last set of new releases you can check out the last New & Noteworthy, […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Seventeen Tours to look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 9, 2020

2020 is the year we get to see Mr. Bungle’s first shows in twenty years, the return of Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Rage Against the Machine, and more. We listed seventeen additional tours we’re looking forward to see.    17) Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison & Joan Jett summer stadium tour Skepticism has been […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten cover songs of 2019

Posted by on December 26, 2019

We’ve seen quite a few “Best Songs of 2019” lists. However, we decided to do something different and highlighted ten of our favorite cover songs that were released this year. In case you missed it, as we are currently wrapping up the year and decade, check out our other lists: Best Albums of the Decade, […]

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Sabaton and Apocalyptica premiere “Angels Calling” video

Posted by on November 21, 2019

Sabaton has teamed up with Apocalyptica once again for the video “Angels Calling.” The track is originally taken from the group’s sophomore effort, 2006’s Attero Dominatus.   Bassist Pär Sundström explained:  “Angels Calling” was the first song we wrote on the topic of World War 1 for the “Attero Dominatus” album back in 2006, and together […]

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Apocalyptica announce 2020 spring tour w/ Lacuna Coil

Posted by on November 19, 2019

Apocalyptica have announced the spring 2020 North American leg of their Cell-0 World Tour. These Finnish cellists have invited Lacuna Coil for support throughout the trek. Both bands will be promoting their latest material. Apocalyptica’s new album Cell-0 will be released on January 10th via Silver Lining Music and Lacuna Coil’s new record Black Anima […]

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Apocalyptica premiere “Ashes of the Modern World” video, new album arriving in January

Posted by on October 3, 2019

Apocalyptica have announced their new album Cell-0 will arrive on January 10th via Silver Lining Music. The follow-up to 2015’s Shadowmaker will be much different as these cellists have gone back to their roots with an instrumental full-length LP. While this marks the group’s first album in nearly five years, it also marks their first instrumental […]

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Photos & Interview: Apocalyptica’s Eicca Toppinen reflects on first time listening to Metallica

Posted by on June 6, 2019

Apocalyptica have been rather busy over the last couple of years by celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1996 debut album Plays Metallica by Four Cellos. Last Friday (31st), these Finnish Cellist legends have completed their U.S trek as they were on the road since May 6th playing a full evening filled with Metallica instrumental […]

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Sabaton premiere Apocalyptica’s cover of “Fields of Verdun”

Posted by on May 1, 2019

Sabaton surprised us this morning with an interesting twist. These Swedish metal giants have unveiled “Fields of Verdun,” the first new song from their upcoming album The Great War. However, the track is performed by Apocalyptica. Essentially, the premiere is covered by these four Finnish cellists, which provides an emotional take on the tune. Bassist […]

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