Tag: Apocalyptica

CHILDREN OF BODOM Gives Tour Recap

Children of Bodom’s Jaska Raatikainen has given MetalUnderground.com a tour recap, with features additional information about front man Alexi Laiho’s hospital stay in Norway.  You can see the whole recap here. “I am writing this last blog of the summer tour little late but wanted to tell about what happened in the last days on it. …

An Update Overdue: A Shitload of Shows

Once upon a time I was fairly good at writing reviews on here about shows usually the night after I attended them.  That was before the Rammstein show however and things still haven’t compared to that show since.  The best explanation that I have is pretty much the same as Cartman in Season 4, Episode …

Apocalyptica Turns the Cello into an Instrument of Rage

Apocalyptica (photo: Ralf Strathmann) Eicca Toppinen is a headbanger. When the Finnish musician performs in concert with his instrumental heavy metal band, Apocalyptica, you’ll frequently find him at the foot of the stage, whipping his head into a cyclone, his blond locks smacking against the side of his cello. That’s right — cello. In fact, …

Apocalyptica Comments On Rammstein Lawsuit, Claims Previous Reports Are False

Finnish cello rock act Apocalyptica has posted the following statement online, in response to previous reports that the band had been sued by German metal act Rammstein. The statement reads; “The [Anwalt24.de] article’s headline [which suggested that Apocalyptica was forced to pay damages to Rammstein] is substantially wrong: neither the band Apocalyptica nor their management …

APOCALYPTICA Ordered To Pay $60,000 To RAMMSTEIN In Trademark Infringement

According to Anwalt24.de, Finnish rock cello quartet APOCALYPTICA has been ordered to pay 45,000 euros (approximately $59,000) in damages to German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN in connection with a German advertising campaign for APOCALYPTICA’s 2007 album, “Worlds Collide”. RAMMSTEIN frontman Till Lindemann was one of several featured vocalists on the CD, which was reportedly being sold …

DEVILDRIVER Confirmed For Germany’s WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Santa Barbara, California metallers Devildriver have been confirmed for this year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6, 2011 in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCU§ER APOCALYPTICA AS I LAY DYING AVANTASIA BLAAS …

APOCALYPTICA: Announces Fall 2010 Tour Dates

APOCALYPTICA, will return to the U.S. for 18 shows starting November 25 in Orlando, Florida at House Of Blues and concluding in Corpus Christi, Texas on December 18 at the House Of Rock. Apocalyptica Tour Dates November 25 – Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues November 26 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room November …

HEVISAURUS: ‘Children’s Metal’ Band Lands In Finnish Top 5

“Hirmuliskojen Yö”, the second album from HEVISAURUS — which is described as one of the the hottest things in Finnish children’s music — has entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 3. The CD features guest appearances by Perttu Kivilaakso (APOCALYPTICA), Janne Wirman(CHILDREN OF BODOM), Antti “Hyrde” Hyyrynen (STAM1NA), Janne “Burton” Puurtinen (HIM), Elias Viljanen (SONATA ARCTICA) and Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE). …

What I’m Listening To In September

Well if you’re anything like me you’re bummed out about the lack of new music coming out again.  I’ve been trying my best to pick out some new stuff worth owning lately, but it’s been slim pickings.  I did however pick up 7th Symphony by Apocalyptica this week and was pretty content with it.  The …

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