Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica

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A Finnish and probably the first cello metal band. Perttu Kivilaakso replaced Antero Manninen in 1999. Max Lilja left the band in 2002 and is often substituted by Antero Manninen in live gigs; when live Mikko Sirén usually plays the percussions.

They have covered several well-known metal bands besides Metallica:
Sepultura: "Refuse/Resist", "Inquisition Symphony";
Faith No More: "From out of Nowhere";
Pantera: "Domination";
Rammstein: "Seemann".

Apocalyptica featured many singers for vocalisiations of their instrumental tracks:
Sandra Nasic (Guano Apes): "Path";
Matthias Sayer (Farmer Boys): "Hope";
Linda Sundblad (Lambretta): "Faraway";
Nina Hagen: "Seemann";
Marta Jandová (Die Happy): "Quutamo" -> "Wie weit?" & "How Far?";
Lauri Ylönen (Rasmus, The): "Bittersweet", "Life Burns";
Ville Valo (HIM): "Bittersweet";
Emmanuelle Monet (as Manu) (Dolly): "En Vie";
Matt Tuck (Bullet For My Valentine): "Repressed ";
Max Cavalera (Sepultura, Soulfly): "Repressed ";
Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): "I'm Not Jesus";
Till Lindemann (Rammstein): "Helden";
Adam Gontier (Three Days Grace): "I Don't Care";
Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil): "S.O.S. (Anything But Love)".
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Apocalyptica Discography

Albums

Apocalyptica Plays Metallica By Four Cellos (Album) Mercury Finland 1996 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Inquisition Symphony (Album) Mercury Brazil 1998 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Cult (Album) Mercury Bulgaria 2000 Sell This Version
983 553 9 Apocalyptica Live(DVD-V, Multichannel + CD, Enh) Island Records 983 553 9 France 2001 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Reflections (Album) Island Records, Mercury, Universal Europe 2002 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Apocalyptica (Album) Vertigo, Universal Music Europe 2004 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Worlds Collide (Album, MiniAlbum) 20-20 Entertainment LLC, Jive Australia 2007 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica 7th Symphony (Album) Dragnet Records Germany 2010 Sell This Version
N/A Apocalyptica MAG: S.V.E.R. (Original Soundtrack From The Video Game)(10xFile, AAC, Album, 256) Sony Computer Entertainment America N/A US 2010
Apocalyptica & The MDR Symphony Orchestra* Apocalyptica & The MDR Symphony Orchestra* - Wagner Reloaded - Live In Leipzig (Album) BMG UK & Europe 2013 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Shadowmaker (Album) Epic, Sony Music Ukraine 2015 Sell This Version
558 300-2 Apocalyptica Inquisition Symphony(CD, Album, RP) Mercury 558 300-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Apocalyptica Enter Sandman (Single) Zen Garden Records Finland 1996 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Apocalyptica (Single) Mercury Finland 1996 Sell This Version
578.320-2, FIZGN9600023 Apocalyptica The Unforgiven(CD, Single, Promo) Mercury, Polygram Finland Oy, Zen Garden Records 578.320-2, FIZGN9600023 Finland 1996 Sell This Version
566 256-2 Apocalyptica Nothing Else Matters(CD, Single) Mercury 566 256-2 Finland 1998 Sell This Version
568 745-2 Apocalyptica Harmageddon(CD, Maxi) Mercury, Polygram Finland Oy 568 745-2 Finland 1998 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Path Vol. 1 & 2 (Single) Island Records Europe 2000 Sell This Version
588 763-2 Apocalyptica Hope Vol.2(CD, Maxi) Island Records 588 763-2 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Feat. Nina Hagen Apocalyptica Feat. Nina Hagen - Seemann (Maxi, Single) Motor Music Germany 2003 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Faraway Vol. II (Single) Motor Music Europe 2003 Sell This Version
51358 208 Apocalyptica Somewhere Around Nothing(CD, Single, Promo, Car) Motor / Urban / Def Jam Group 51358 208 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica feat. Ville Valo and Lauri Ylönen Apocalyptica feat. Ville Valo and Lauri Ylönen - Bittersweet (Maxi, Single) Universal, Vertigo Europe 2004 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Feat. Marta Jandová Apocalyptica Feat. Marta Jandová - Wie Weit (Single) Universal Europe 2005 Sell This Version
Apocalyptica Feat. Lauri Ylönen Apocalyptica Feat. Lauri Ylönen - Life Burns! (Single) Universal Europe 2005 Sell This Version