Oct 272018

In February 2008, the then-little-known Swiss folk metal band Eluveitie published an album which would later be heralded as one of the most important reasons for the group’s breakthrough: “Slania”.

What Eluveitie achieved with that album is not something you could call a phenomena. It’s much more the product of hard, passionate work; the kind of work you put into something you love with all your heart.

Even though the band went quickly from being an underground act to being internationally successful, they had to fight their way to the top, shedding blood, sweat and tears. Euphoric reactions, sold-out shows and a newfound respect the world over were the well-earned rewards for their hard work. Continue reading »

Oct 212018

Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie are working on the follow-up to their highly acclaimed 2017 album “Evocation II – Pantheon”. The band is recording the new disc at Tommy Vetterli‘s Newsound Studio in Switzerland.

A year ago, Eluveitie released the singleRebirth’, which gave fans a sample of what they can expect to hear on the forthcoming album. The official video forRebirth’ was produced by Wolfgang Wolman and Oliver Sommer (AVA Studios) and can be seen below.

A very special 10th-anniversary edition of Eluveitie‘s second studio album, “Slania”, will be released on November 16 via Nuclear Blast“Slania – 10 Years” contains a number of bonus tracks, including demos and acoustic versions. Continue reading »