Best Apocalyptica Songs

Cello metal, instrumental metal, symphonic metal, neo-classical, progressive metal, alternative metal, thrash metal, chamber music.

Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, and Perttu Kivilaakso (all three of whom are graduates of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki) and drummer Mikko Sirén.

The Top Ten

1 I Don't Care (Feat. Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace) I Don't Care (Feat. Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace)

No doubt their perfect song.
If everyone's dead or alive- I don't care-- because this song kicks ass
Awesome melody, nice vocals rifts and rhythms

The best song I've ever heard. The best of Three Days Grace and Apocalyptica they should do more songs together. I am sure if they do more songs together they would be a hit just like "I don't care"

Not any thought needed to agree that this is their best song, it has the lead singer of Three Days Grace! That should be enough to tell that it is the best one. What a wonderfully well put together song with catchy lyrics.

Awesome song. Extreme combination of melody &rock

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2 Not Strong Enough Not Strong Enough

First song I ever heard of Apocalyptica... The way I fell in love with this song has only been followed by the instant love with City from HU.
It blew my mind the second I heard it... And I proceeded to get even further blown away by the rest of Apocalyptica.

Simply Awesome. The Scaling and the solo part was really aswesome! Outstaning Cello Playing.!

One of the best songs I've ever heard! I think it should be number 1. Awesome music, awesome lyrics and the vocalist has a truely awesome voice!

One of the best the best is I Don't care and I like this song with Brent Smith singing

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3 I'm Not Jesus I'm Not Jesus

Come on, the main vocalist of SLIPNOT, it's no good enough for you guys?

Corey Taylor is singing for them. It's so awesome how Corey Sings with all his heart

This is the first song that got me listening to this band.

This is without a doubt THE best song by them. Corey pours his heart and soul into this song

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4 Path Path

Ok I admit : it's not my favourite Apocalyptica's song but I have to react about the 3 first songs of this list and everyone must see it. Why are they so popular? Because It's a band who makes music without guitar or any common instrument but above all because it's WITHOUT LYRICS! It's not the same band with lyrics : it loses power, it's less emotionnal and less perfect. Their only great songs are the only instrumental one. That's all...

The first time I heard this song, my brain went into overdrive thinking it was on LSD. It still does so every I push on this record. This is so so divine as hell! I wasn't even sure at first whether they could play something like this on a cello!

This is the first song I ever heard from Apocaliptica, and I love it!

5 Broken Pieces Broken Pieces

This song is absolutely amazing! Lacey Sturm's voice is breath taking, and combined with Apocalyptica's incredible music, you've got yourself heaven for the ears! I'm glad this song is in the Top 5, but it needs to get higher up there!

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6 Inquisition Symphony Inquisition Symphony

Everything off of this album was killer. Inquisition Symphony has some really amazing instrumental parts to it which make it easily batter than anything else off of this list.

Yes! This is the best song by Apocalyptica! It's a lot better than the other list with only one instrumental. Still I think you have too many vocal songs.

This. Is. One. Big. Eargasm. I absolutely love how they turned a relatively poor Sepultura song into this extreme and awesome song.

7 Bittersweet Bittersweet

I can't stop listening to it. I liked apocalyptica before but after hearing this song it made me love them. It deserves way higher than 7th place. WAY higher.

Only the 7th spot? Weird considering the quality of this song. I was sure this is the first.

This is brilliant. Apocalyptica, The Rasmus and HIM...what could you possibly ask for anymore?

Haunting vocals, awesome tune. By far their best song. - ashwinganesan

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8 Hall of the Mountain King Hall of the Mountain King

Wow. Better than the original. I want to defeat mordor after listening to this

9 One One

This is by far my favourite Apocalyptica song. I love the melody of the guitar and violin sounds. A very creative and unexpected mix.

10 The Unforgiven The Unforgiven

UNFORGIVEN is Metallica song. BUT This is better than that

What I've felt
What I've known
Never shined through in what I've shown
Never be
Never see
Won't see what might have been
What I've felt
What I've known
Never shined through in what I've shown
Never free
Never me
So I dub the UNFORGIVEN,., /

The Newcomers

? Cold Blood Cold Blood

The Contenders

11 Repressed (ft. Max Cavalera & Matt Tuck) Repressed  (ft. Max Cavalera & Matt Tuck)
12 Last Hope Last Hope

Geez. These songs aren't even close to being the best apocalyptica songs. I mean all of these have vocals and the instrumentals are a lot better. I'm very disappointed in your choices. - hollowskull

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13 End of Me (feat. Gavin Rossdale) End of Me (feat. Gavin Rossdale)

The lyrics in this song are simply amazing and they picked the right singer for this song!

This one was constantly played on the radio, how is it not so much higher?!

14 Harmageddon Harmageddon
15 Hope

How is this not number two next to "I don't care" Seriously, it's a little sad. Listen to this song, I promise you'll love it. No- just listen to the first ten seconds and I promise you'll like it!

Obviously one of their best... Try 2 listen and I will guarantee You will like it

16 Life Burns! Life Burns!

This songs is straight up badass! One of the heavier and faster apocalyptica songs, life burns is a testament to the amazing sounds these guys can create with cellos. I never even cared about the cello till these guys. I also really like Lauri Ylöne of The Rasmus contribution. I've been through The Rasmus music and while they are not quite my thing they are still leaps and bounds better than anything that passes for music on radio these days. Here though Lauri shines through with a darker and slightly rougher tone. I love when he screams Life Burns! I know there are those apocalyptica purists out there who say that only the instrumental stuff is truly great and I guess to some extent I agree. I mean whenever they get a guest vocalist they don't tend to shine as much since the vocalist is stealing a lot of the spotlight. Even then though if you compare the amount of songs featuring vocalists to the instrumentals there are really only a handful so I don't think they detract from ...more

One of my favorites along with end of me and I don't care and awesome song with lots of emotion in my personal opinion it's their best 2nd I don't care 3rd end of me

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17 Farewell Farewell

Should be in the top 10 at least... Amazing song which gave me goose bumps. True Apocalyptica.

One of their best instrumental songs ever, why isn't it in the top 10?!

It's just a masterpiece, one of the best 3 songs of Apocalyptica

Come on everyone... really? This is Top 5 Material here!

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18 S.O.S.

Amazing vocal as well as amzaing background. Cristina Scabbia is one of the leading women in metal

19 Nothing Else Matters Nothing Else Matters

Gives me the chills!

Just awesome, it has to be their best instrumental piece.

Just love It... Gives the chills indeed

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20 South of Heaven
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Inquisition Symphony
2. Hall of the Mountain King
3. Path
1. Broken Pieces
2. I Don't Care (Feat. Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace)
3. Last Hope
1. I'm Not Jesus
2. Repressed (ft. Max Cavalera & Matt Tuck)
3. I Don't Care (Feat. Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace)

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