In Short: Max Lilja b. 27.10.1975 is a Finnish musician. 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 cello master with many Finnish and international artists. In his career Max has played in tens of albums and in hundreds of concerts in over fifty countries. In April 12th 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.