​Apocalyptica to play Metallica songs at Ukrainian Zaxidfest

Apocalyptica to play Metallica songs at Ukrainian Zaxidfest

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the album "Plays Metallica by Four Cellos", the Finnish instrumental band Apocalyptica will play a special set at the Zaxidfest, Ukraine.

Due to the anniversary of the album, the band re-released the debut LP of Metallica’s covers on July 22, 2016 after its remastering and adding 3 new tracks — "Battery", "Nothing Else Matters" and "Seek and Destroy".

Apocalyptica have played the program "Plays Metallica by Four Cellos" more than 170 times in 40 countries, after which they released a live album "Apocalyptica Plays Metallica by Four Cellos — A Live Performance", which included the band's show in Olavinlinna Castle, Finland.

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Apocalyptica continues to tour with the program "Plays Metallica by Four Cellos" and will play a number of concerts in the USA and Europe in 2019, including a performance at the Zaxidfest, Ukraine, on August 16.

Zaxidfest will be held on August 16-18 in the village Rodatichi, Lviv region. Along with Apocalyptica, Lacuna Coil, After The Burial, Eyes Set To Kill and others will also perform at the festival. Tickets for the event from 500 to 1100 UAH can be bought here.


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