From RammWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search




Origin: Helsinki, Finland Flag of Finland.svg
Active: 1993 - Present
Genre: Cello Metal
Website: www.apocalyptica.com
Eicca Toppinen
Perttu Kivilaakso
Paavo Lötjönen
Mikko Sirén
Franky Perez
Max Lilja (formerly)
Antero Manninen (formerly)

{{#WikipediaExtract:Apocalyptica|intro=true}}

Connection to Rammstein

Prior Connection

During the Reise, Reise 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.

Apocalyptica also recorded a cover of Seemann with Nina Hagen in 2003. They also released the song as a single.

Worlds Collide and GUN Records lawsuit

In 2007, the band covered Helden by David Bowie with Till Lindemann and Richard Kruspe. Rammstein later sued the label GUN records, who were responsible for promoting the album, as the promotion of the album did not conform to the wishes of the band. The lawsuit ended with the closure of GUN records.[1]

Connection to Emigrate

Drummer Mikko Sirén has also been the studio drummer for Emigrate since the album Silent So Long.