Apoptygma Berzerk (commonly abbreviated to APB or APOP) is a Norwegian musical group. They have achieved success with a brand of synth pop, and ballads backed with electronic rhythms, commonly known within the scene and referring to themselves as "futurepop".
Apop has won awards and top-10 spots in Germany and Scandinavia.
Apoptygma Berzerk has toured Europe, North America, South America, Israel and Australia with bands such as VNV Nation, Beborn Beton, Icon of Coil and Unheilig.Harmonizer has been described by fellow bandmember Geir Bratland as Stephan's most personal album. Many of the lyrics were heavily influenced by Stephan's divorce with his ex-wife Cathrine and the relationship with their daughter Iben. Stylistically, the album has been described is a highly polished blend of EBM, electronic dance music and synthpop. Harmonizer did well on the German charts, the album's singles "Suffer in Silence", "Until the End of the World" and "Unicorn" fared well on the charts.
This version is the deluxe re-issue from 2008, with all bonus-songs as Side D, vinyl is beautiful gatefold-LP with two heavy vinyls and printed inserts !!!
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