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Apocalyptica


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Birth Place: Helsinki, Finland
Years Active: 1993-Present
Genres: Cello Metal, Symphonic Metal, Neoclassical, Progressive Metal

Apocalyptica is a Finnish symphonic metal band from Helsinki, Finland, formed in 1993. The band is composed of classically trained cellists and, since 2003, a drummer. Three of the cellists are graduates of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Their music features elements from classical music and neo-classical metal, to symphonic metal and thrash metal. They have sold over three million albums to date. Apocalyptica was formed in 1993 when four cellists, Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, Max Lilja, and Antero Manninen gathered to play Metallica covers at Sibelius Academy. In 1996, Apocalyptica released their debut studio album, “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos,” which consisted s... Continue Bio >>


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