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Eluveitie in Wrocław, 2023
Background information
OriginWinterthur, Switzerland
GenresFolk metal[1][2]
Melodic death metal[3]
Celtic metal
Pagan metal
Folk rock
Years active2002 - present
LabelsNuclear Blast
Fear Dark
MembersMerlin Sutter
Simeon Koch
Chrigel Glanzmann
Meri Tadic
Ivo Henzi
Anna Murphy
Päde Kistler
Kay Brem

Eluveitie is a folk metal band from Switzerland. They started in 2002. Their style is a mixture of Celtic folk metal and melodic death metal. Their style is sometimes called Celtic Metal. Some of their lyrics are in English. Some of their lyrics are in Gaulish, a language that nobody still speaks as a first language. The band was founded by Christian "Chrigel" Glanzmann.

Members[change | change source]

Discography[change | change source]

  • Vên - 2003 (re-released in 2004)
  • Spirit - 2006 (Fear Dark Records)
  • Slania - 2008 (Nuclear Blast Records)
  • Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion - 2009 (acoustic) (Nuclear Blast Records)
  • Evocation II - Visions (MCD) - 2009 (acoustic) (Nuclear Blast Records)
  • Everything Remains As It Never Was - 2010 (Nuclear Blast Records)
  • Helvetios - 2012 (Nuclear Blast Records)
  • Origins - 2014
  • Evocation II: Pantheon - 2017
  • Ategnatos - 2019

They made videos for the songs Inis Mona, Omnos and Thousandfold.

References[change | change source]

  1. Birchmeier, Jason. "Eluveitie". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-11.
  2. Riedl, Katrin (28 February 2012). "Eluveitie – Helvetios". Metal Hammer (in German). Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  3. Eck, Markus (2012). "Eluveitie: Großer Spannungsbogen". Sonic Seducer (in German). Thomas Vogel Media e. K. (3): 42–43.

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