New Live Videos! 

You Me and It Is In - Live @ Gloria. Filmed at Max Lilja solo gig in Gloria, Helsinki on December 5th 2013. Enjoy!

Stuttgart Weekend 

In March I'll have a busy weekend in Stuttgart, Germany! Two solo gigs and a featuring show with the local metal heroes Tieflader. March 7th Max Lilja in Ratzer Records Plattencafe, March 8th Tieflader feat. Max Lilja etc. in Universum, March 9th Max Lilja in die BAR See you there!

New album in process! 

A new Max Lilja solo album is in process and is due to release in autumn 2014."After the first leg of CITR -tour in October I spent a couple of weeks writing new songs, started the recordings in early January and hope I can finish it before summer."" The concept of the album is kind of the same than in PEBOC, all on cellos, but I want to be innovative and again create something new "Join the mailing list and never miss the news!

The Work of an Artist 

The documentary film The Work of an Artist now online! Music by Max.​ Why do people make art? How is art made... and what is "art" anyway?The documentary film The Work of an Artist examines the motives behind making art, and the everyday challenges artists face. The work of an artist is demanding, yet some people choose this path. Is art borne out of an inner necessity? Are people arists by birth? The film seeks to amnswer these, and other questions. 

Gloria, December 5th 

One more solo gig confirmed 5th of December 2013 in Gloria, Helsinki


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Max Lilja is a Finnish musician and composer. Max is best known for as a founding member and an active member in 1996-2001 of the million selling cello rock band Apocalyptica, recording and touring member of former Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen`s band from 2007- and for his diverse work as a master of cello with many Finnish and international artists. In 2013 Max released his first solo album, ”Plays Electronica By One Cello”, an album that presents Max as a songwriter and as a master of electrified cello.