Apocalyptica conduct the Seventh Symphony
Three years after their last studio album, Worlds Collide, Finish band Apocalyptica is set to release its highly anticipated seventh studio album 7th Symphony. The majority of the album was produced by Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens Of The Stoneage, Bad Religion etc.) with two other songs produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Motörhead, Papa Roach).
The first single, “End Of Me”, features Gavin Rossdale, best known as the vocalist of the British alternative rock band Bush. The album also features a number of other notable guest performances: Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo plays on "2010", "Bring Them To Light" features Joseph Duplantier, singer and guitarist of the French death metal band Gojira, "Broken Pieces" is a cooperation with Flyleaf singer Lacey Sturm and "Not Strong Enough" is sung by Brent Smith (Shinedown).
Willy Ehmann, Senior Vice President Sony Music Domestic GSA, states: "We are very proud that Apocalyptica, one of the most innovative bands in the rock genre, is going to release its new album via Sony Music again - another of the band's excellent albums, that will once again not only include classical Apocalyptica elements but also a host of most interesting collaborations."
The band are set to promote the release of the new album with a worldwide tour in 2010 and beyond.
31.07.10 UK – Knebworth – Sonisphere Festival