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APOCALYPTICA Releases New Video For Cover Of METALLICA’s ‘Battery’

On May 10, 1996 Finnish rockers APOCALYPTICA released their epic debut, “Plays Metallica By Four Cellos”. The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album, the group is re-releasing it remastered with three bonus tracks. Added to this new version will be never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery”, “Nothing Else Matters” and “Seek & Destroy”. The album will be available on July 22 on vinyl (2 LP set) for the first time in many years.

 

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PHOTOS: Apocalyptica at Tampere-talo

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SODOM, DECAPITATED, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN Among Latest Acts Confirmed For Wacken Open Air 2014; New Video Teaser Streaming

Next year’s Wacken Open Air festival will take place in Wacken, Germany from July 31st – August 2nd, 2014. At the Hamburg Metal Dayz the promoters of Wacken Open Air announced new bands for the 25th edition of the festival. A total of 13 bands were confirmed for the big anniversary in 2014.

The latest acts confirmed are HEAVEN SHALL BURN, J.B.O., DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, SODOM, ONKEL TOM, DECAPITATED, FOR THE IMPERIUM, THE OCEAN, ENDSTILLE, TORMENT, MASTERPLAN, KNORKATOR and A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH, who join the previously announced acts AMON AMARTH, APOCALYPTICA, ARCH ENEMY, AVANTASIA, BEHEMOTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM, EMPEROR, ICED EARTH, KING DIAMOND, KREATOR, PRONG, and SCHANDMAUL.

Complete festival details here.

Check out a new teaser video below: