Apocalyptica, the famous Finnish quarter of celloists will perform at Zaxidfest in Lviv region, western Ukraine on August 16, 2019. The band will bring their famous program called Plays Metallica by Four Cellos. The title says it all; Metallica hits played in the classic rendition of the four virtuosos - this is a great gift for metal fans out there.
Apocalyptica is a Finnish symphonic metal band from Helsinki, Finland, formed in 1993. The band is composed of classically trained cellists Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, and Perttu Kivilaakso (all three of whom are graduates of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki), drummer Mikko Sirén, and vocalist Franky Perez.
Originally a Metallica classical tribute band, the band eventually adopted a neoclassical metal style without the use of conventional guitars. They have sold over four million albums to date.
The famous Ukrainian rock festival, Zaxidfest annually attracts legends of various subgenres of rock music; this year, it will be running on August 16-18. The place is the same as it has always been, Rodatychi village in Lviv region.