Apocalyptica (album)

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Apocalyptica
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Studio album by Apocalyptica
Released 24 January 2005
Recorded SUSI Studios
Genre Cello metal, symphonic metal, neo-classical metal, progressive metal, classical
Length 51:35
Label Universal Music Germany/Vertigo
Producer Apocalyptica
Apocalyptica chronology
Reflections
(2003)Reflections2003
Apocalyptica
(2005)
Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello
(2006)Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello2006

The Untitled Apocalyptica Album is overall the eighth release and third full-length LP by Apocalyptica.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Note Length
1. "Life Burns!" Note 1 03:06
2. "Quutamo" Note 2 03:27
3. "Distraction"   03:56
4. "Bittersweet"   04:25
5. "Misconstruction"   03:55
6. "Fisheye"   04:09
7. "Farewell"   05:32
8. "Fatal Error"   02:59
9. "Betrayal/Forgiveness"   05:13
10. "Ruska" Note 3 04:39
11. "Deathzone"
  • "En Vie"
Note 4 10:14
Total length: 051:35
Special non-U.S. branch iTunes Music Store version bonus tracks
No. Title note Length
12. "My Friend of Misery" Note 5 05:17
13. "South of Heaven" / "Mandatory Suicide"" Note 6 05:27
Total length: 1:02:19
Special Edition Bonus Tracks
No. Title note Length
12. "How Far"   03:29
13. "Wie Weit"   03:29
14. "Bittersweet" Note 7 03:21
Total length: 1:02:04

Notes[edit]

  1. ^Note 1 That song is featured on the soundtrack of the video game Burnout Revenge. It was also released as a single on 11 April 2005.
  2. ^Note 2 "Quutamo" is a loose Finnish translation of the word "Kuutamo", which means Moonlight.
  3. ^Note 3 "Ruska" is Finnish for Autumn leaf color.
  4. ^Note 4 "Deathzone" ends at 4:34, after that, there is 2:06 of silence and at 6:40, a hidden track, "En Vie" appears, which is 03:27.
  5. ^Note 5 That song is a cover version from The Untitled Metallica Album by Metallica.
  6. ^Note 6 That medley is a cover version from South of Heaven by Slayer.
  7. ^Note 7 Music video.

Credits[edit]

Apocalyptica[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Reception[edit]

In 2005, Apocalyptica was ranked number 483 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]
Rock Hard (de) (9/10)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [...], Rock Hard (Hrsg.). [Red.: Michael Rensen. Mitarb.: Götz Kühnemund] (2005). Best of Rock & Metal die 500 stärksten Scheiben aller Zeiten. Königswinter: Heel. p. 14. ISBN 3-89880-517-4. 
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r783833
  3. ^ Stratmann, Holger. "Rock Hard". issue 213. Retrieved 22 May 2013.