Apocalyptica, the Finnish cello heavy metal band that have sold more than 4 million albums. Their 1996 debut album, Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, launched their career and changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the album’s 20th Anniversary, the group re-released a remastered version with three bonus tracks of brand new, never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery,” “Nothing Else Matters,” and “Seek and Destroy.” Now they are coming to Spokane in support of the
Following the success of Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, a new approach to the hits of the world’s biggest metal band, Apocalyptica has gone on to release seven more 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. Over the course of their more than 20-year career, they have sold millions of record and played sold-out shows around the world.
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