​Apocalyptica to re-release Metallica’s cover album with new tracks

The Finnish metal cellists Apocalyptica are to reissue their debut cover album "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos" in honor of the record’s 20th anniversary. The new edition will be remastered take place and released on July 22 on a double vinyl with three new covers for "Battery", "Nothing Else Matters" and "Seek & Destroy". Apocalyptica’s "Battery" version can be listened to above.

To celebrate "Plays Metallica By Four Cellos" 20th anniversary, the musicians will go on the tour in February 2017. The first tour dates in Europe are already published on the band's website.

At the moment, Apocalyptica are on tour supporting their latest album "Shadowmaker". As a part of the tour, the band is to perform at the Atlas Weekend Festival in Kyiv.

Preview: Apocalyptica's press photo