Apocalyptica

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Apocalyptica are a Finnish metal band.

Band members

Vocals: Franky Perez
Cello: Eicca Toppinen
Cello: Paavo Lötjönen
Cello: Perttu Kivilaakso
Drums: Mikko Sirén

Connection with Rammstein

During the "Ahoi!"-tour in 2005 Apocalyptica toured together with Rammstein. Over the years they played "Ohne dich", "Mein Herz brennt" and "Ich will" together on stage. In 2005 the band contributed the "Kerosinii Remix" to the "Benzin" single. In 2007, the band covered Helden by David Bowie with Till Lindemann and Richard Kruspe. Rammstein later sued the label GUN records. The promotion of the album was in no way conform with the wishes of either band. The lawsuit ended with the closing of GUN records.[1]

Connection with Emigrate

Apocalyptica's drummer Mikko Sirén is also the drummer for Emigrate on the album "Emigrate".

Sources

  1. Official website
    Clearing up about the lawsuit