Jun 222017
 

Cellar Darling, the new band featuring former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy(vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), will release their debut album, “This Is The Sound” on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at New Sound Studio with producer Tommy Vetterli (Coroner/Eluveitie).

Do you want to know why Cellar Darling chose Tommy Vetterli to produce the album, watch the video below.

In addition, the band has launched the pre-order for “This Is The Sound” and now you can get their new album in the form of a CD or double vinyl. For a little extra, a limited digibook is also available featuring three bonus tracks. Each band member chose a cover song to interpret in Cellar Darling‘s own, unique style. Anna picked ‘The Cold Song’ from Henry Purcell‘s “King Arthur” opera, Tears For Fears‘ ‘Mad World’ was chosen by Ivo and, to top it all off, Cellar Darling recorded the epic Queen classic ‘The Prophet’s Song’ — Merlin‘s all-time favorite. Also included in the digibook will be an alternative and limited cover artwork plus an extended 32-page booklet, filled with the band’s notes on the stories behind their songs. Continue reading »

Jun 162017
 

‘Avalanche’, the new video from Cellar Darling, the band featuring former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), can be seen below. The song is taken from Cellar Darling‘s debut album, “This Is The Sound”, which will be released on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at New Sound Studio with producer Tommy Vetterli (Coroner/Eluveitie).

In addition, the band has launched the pre-order for “This Is The Sound” and now you can get their new album in the form of a CD or double vinyl. For a little extra, a limited digibook is also available featuring three bonus tracks. Each band member chose a cover song to interpret in Cellar Darling‘s own, unique style. Anna picked ‘The Cold Song’ from Henry Purcell‘s “King Arthur” opera, Tears For Fears‘ ‘Mad World’ was chosen by Ivo and, to top it all off, Cellar Darling recorded the epic Queen classic ‘The Prophet’s Song’ — Merlin‘s all-time favorite. Also included in the digibook will be an alternative and limited cover artwork plus an extended 32-page booklet, filled with the band’s notes on the stories behind their songs. Continue reading »

May 212017
 

‘Black Moon’, the new video from Cellar Darling, the band featuring former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), can be seen below. The song is taken from Cellar Darling‘s debut album, “This Is The Sound”, which will be released on June 30 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at New Sound Studio with producer Tommy Vetterli (Coroner, Eluveitie).

Says Cellar Darling: “We’re proud and happy to present to you the first single from our upcoming album, ‘This Is The Sound’: ‘Black Moon’!

‘Black Moon’ is one of the first songs we wrote after our debut single last year, and probably the point where we definitely ‘found’ our sound. Ivo randomly called his original demo ‘Moon’ and that triggered the idea of a story based on the fear of a black moon… So, as a lyrical theme, we ended up exploring mankind’s tendency to add an apocalyptic interpretation to the lunar eclipse. Continue reading »

Apr 262017
 

Cellar Darling, the new band featuring former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass) has checked in with the following update:

“We’re playing some very special pre-release shows in Italy, Germany and Slovenia next week with our brand new songs!” (Dates and locations are listed below).

The group is currently working on its debut album, to be released later through Nuclear Blast later in the year. Two songs, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Fire, Wind & Earth’, were made available in September 2016 and can be streamed below. Continue reading »

Jan 202017
 

Cellar Darling, the new band featuring former Eluveitie members Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars, bass), has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast. The group is currently working on its debut album, to be released later in the year. Two songs, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Fire, Wind & Earth’, were made available in September 2016 and can be streamed below.

Cellar Darling are storytellers. They want to carry you away into their world of music, awaking the spirit of the stories our parents told us before going to sleep, the dramas of love, war and poverty in the hour-long acts of an opera — the adventures of the human spirit with all its mysteries and emotions. Continue reading »