Inquisition Symphony (album)

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Inquisition Symphony
Inquisition symphony.jpg
Studio album by Apocalyptica
Released September 22, 1998[1]
Recorded 1998
Genre Classical, chamber music
Length 46:41
Label Mercury/Universal
Producer Otto Donner; Hiili Hiilesmaa
Apocalyptica chronology
Plays Metallica by Four Cellos
(1996)Plays Metallica by Four Cellos1996
Inquisition Symphony
(1998)
Cult
(2000)Cult2000
Singles from Inquisition Symphony
  1. "Nothing Else Matters (Promo Only)[2]"
    Released: 1998
  2. "Harmageddon[3]"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[4]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars[5]

Inquisition Symphony is the second studio album by the Finnish metal band Apocalyptica. The album branches from their previous effort, containing only four Metallica covers. The remainder of the compositions are by Faith No More, Pantera, and Sepultura, as well as three originals by Apocalyptica bandleader Eicca Toppinen. Max Lilja did the arrangements for "One". "Toreador II" is the sequel from the original song on this album, onto Reflections .

Track listing[edit]

All arrangements by Eicca Toppinen, except for "One" by Max Lilja

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Harmageddon" Toppinen 4:56
2. "From Out of Nowhere" (Faith No More cover, from The Real Thing) Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum 3:11
3. "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (Metallica cover, from Ride the Lightning) James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett 3:11
4. "Nothing Else Matters" (Metallica cover, from self-titled) Hetfield, Ulrich 4:46
5. "Refuse/Resist" (Sepultura cover, from Chaos A.D.) Max Cavalera, Igor Cavalera, Paulo Jr., Andreas Kisser 3:13
6. "M. B." Toppinen 3:59
7. "Inquisition Symphony" (Sepultura cover, from Schizophrenia) Max & Igor Cavalera, Paulo Jr., Kisser 4:57
8. "Fade to Black" (Metallica cover, from Ride the Lightning) Cliff Burton, Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett 5:01
9. "Domination" (Pantera cover, from Cowboys from Hell) Phil Anselmo, Dimebag Darrell, Rex Brown, Vinnie Paul 3:31
10. "Toreador" Toppinen 4:22
11. "One" (Metallica cover, from ...And Justice for All) Hetfield, Ulrich 5:45

Personnel[edit]

Apocalyptica[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inquisition Symphony album overview Allmusic. Retrieved October 31, 2010
  2. ^ Finnish Music Database search for Nothing Else Matters Database of Finnish Institute of Recorded Sounds 1901–1999. Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  3. ^ Finnish music database search for Harmageddon Database of Finnish Institute of Recorded Sounds 1901–1999. Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  4. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r374211
  5. ^ Bartender. "Apocalyptica Inquisition Symphony". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

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