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Spring 2019: series of teaser videos

Apoptoose launches a series of short films to accompany each track of the album die_zukunft. All these films are about one minute and you find them on the facebook and instagram profiles. Go ahead: @a.pop.tose

teaser video
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October/November 2018: new album

"Die Zukunft" (the future) is Apoptose's sixth album. Release date is October 31, 2018 on Tesco Organisation.

In the four years of production Apoptose selected a wide range of different singers for this album. Most outstanding is classical trained tenor Daniel Sans. Other voices on "Die Zukunft" include the gloomy spoken words of the advance single "Time-lapse City", the lost girl's voice on the title track and two female singers on "Dornen".

Consistent with the album title Apoptose does not look back, but is heading for novel territories within the dark ambient music genre. Expect super dark electronics with slow motion rhythms.
Die Zukunft album cover
November 28, 2018: Apoptose live in Stockholm

On wednesday 28. November Apoptose will play a solo set in support of Irfan at their show in Kraken, Stockholm.
Entry at 7 pm. Apoptose starts at 7:45 pm.

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July 2018: First song of new album released

"time-lapse city" is the first video single of the forthcoming album "die zukunft". Which will be released in late summer 2018 on Tesco Organisation.

Of course you find the video on YouTube:

time-lapse city video
August 10, 2018: Apoptose live at Brutal Assault

On August 10, 2018, there will be a Rüdiger Apoptose solo performance at Brutal Assault Festival in the Czech Republic. It takes place in an old fortress in Jaromer.
Apoptose will be on KAL stage amongst other electronic and ambient bands.
brutal assault banner
March 31, 2018: Apoptose live in Chemnitz

Easter 2018 sees the first Apoptose gig in many years. It will be a Rüdiger Apoptose solo performance at Rites of Eleusis in the Kaßberg Gewölbe in Chemnitz, Germany.
For more info and tickets go to:
rites of eleusis poster
Spring 2017: Blutopfer LP out now

Blutopfer is back - 15 years after its initial release now for the first time on vinyl!
The sound was remastered with great care to wake the spirits hidden in the tremendous drums. The LP comes in new artwork with liner notes by both industrial music legend Jordi Valls of Vagina Dentata Organ and Apoptose. The album is pressed on drummer robe violet vinyl in an edition of 300 copies. Included is a free download code for a special 8-track digital version. It features a bonus track, recorded in 2016 with original source material that hadn't been used before.
Blutopfer LP violet vinyl
Weihnachten 2016: free digital single

For the first new song in 3 years, Apoptose returns to the forest - and he is not alone: he teamed up with classically trained tenor Daniel Sans. They recorded a new version of the traditional "Maria durch ein Dornwald ging".

For more info about the song and where to download, to stream etc., go to Apoptoses's youtube channel, watch the video and read what's in the infobox below it.

dornwald cover
October 2016: Schattenmädchen.7i7A

"Where Words Fail, Music Speaks" is the title of a huge online compilation of ambient and neofolk music. Apoptose takes part with a new version of Schattenmädchen. This is not just a simple remix - it is a whole new take on this track from the 2007 album of the same title. Check it out on bandcamp!

62 bands and artists take part in this compilation. All proceeds go to Ania Mehring who was diagnosed with Sarcoma Synoviale, an exceptionally malignant tumor. The treatment is expensive and money is needed like never before. You find more info on that here: www.facebook.com/events/1740948189513336 
"Where Words fail, Music Speaks" compilation
New video on youtube: Hiding

You are welcome to watch a new video of the song "Hiding" off the LP "ana liil" on youtube:
hiding video
"forget your face" is the third video single

There is a new entry in Apoptose's youtube channel: the video of "forget your face".
It is the third video single taken from the latest album "ana liil". Again this song shows a new side of Apoptose with strong focus on vocals. The video edit is a bit shorter than the version of this song you find on the album.

To watch the video go to:

forget your face video
July 2014: "ana liil" for download

If you are not into physical releases you'll be delighted to hear that the new Apoptose album is now available for download at the usual dealers. For free streaming you find it for example at spotify...

Second video single released

As the second video single Apoptose chose the starting track of the "ana liil" album. The song is called "Meer der Ruhe" which means "sea of tranquility" in English.
Lead vocals are sung by Amélie who is also the star in this video. Do you remember her face...?

To watch the video please go to:

meer der ruhe video still
Out now: Apoptose "ana liil" CD and LP/CD set

incl. the smash hits:
ich verbrenne &
meer der ruhe

You get it via tesco-germany.com and at the online shop of your choice.

ana liil CD
Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2014

Apoptose will be on stage as special guest at the Joy of Life gig.

May 8, 2014: first review and interview

German website nonpop.de published the first review of "ana liil".

You also find a brandnew Apoptose interview at nonpop.de.

March 20, 2014: streaming single and video

To cut the waiting time a bit shorter, Apoptose releases the first new song in four years: "Adrenalin" from the forthcoming album "ana liil".

It is available for free streaming at soundcloud.com/apoptose-a.

Anyone into moving images? You'll be delighted to hear that there is a youtube video for Adrenalin accessable by the following link: youtu.be/itIZthi3MMc

adrenalin cover


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