Apocalyptica and Epica join forces for UK shows, get presale tickets
- Becki Crossley
- 19 February 2020
It's a symphonic metal band double-header
Apocalyptica and Epica have joined forces for three UK shows. The symphonic metal bands will co-headline in London, Manchester and Bristol this December. Presale tickets are available at 9am on Thu 20 Feb ahead of the general sale at 9am on Fri 21 Feb.
Finnish symphonic metal band Apocalyptica released their new album Cell-0 in January of this year. The nine-track record marks the ninth studio album to come from the group since 1996 debut Plays Metallica by Four Cellos.
Joining them on tour is Epica, who released their sixth album The Holographic Principle back in 2016. Support for the shows comes from the two-piece progressive metal band Wheel.
Speaking of the tour Simone Simons from commented 'To celebrate the upcoming release of our long-awaited eight album, we are going to bring the 'Epic Apocalypse Tour' to Europe together with our friends from the mighty Apocalyptica. It's a great new step as we'll be playing some new, bigger venues which allows us to add some new exciting products to the show as well. We couldn't be more excited to present our new songs and to finally tour with Apocalyptica. See you there!'
Apocalyptica & Epica UK shows:
Sat 5 Dec – Roundhouse, London
Mon 7 Dec – Manchester Academy
Tue 8 Dec – O2 Academy, Glasgow (presale)
Wed 9 Dec – O2 Academy, Bristol
Presale tickets for Apocalyptica and Epica's UK shows go on sale at 9am on Thu 20 Feb ahead of the general sale at 9am on Fri 21 Feb.