‘Eluveitie’ Announce New European Tour Dates, Sept/Oct. 2012


Swiss folk metal band Eluveitie added another leg to their 2012/2013 Helvetios World Tour! Starting in September, we’ll cause havoc all over Europe together with Sabaton. Dates & locations are listed below.

Helvetios, the new album from Swiss folk metallers Eluveitie, sold 4,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 143 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 3 on the Top New Artist Albums [Heatseekers] chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.

Helvetios was released in Europe on February 10 via Nuclear Blast RecordsNew Sound Studio in Pfäffikon, a municipality in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, with producer Tommy Vetterli [a.k.a. Tommy T. Baron; Coroner/ex-Kreator guitarist]. According to the band, Vetterli“record[ed] drums, guitars and vocals and also produc[ed] and mix[ed] the record. Most folk instruments and also vocals [were] recorded by Anna Murphy and Marco Jencarelli at the Soundfarm studios in Lucerne.”

The Havoc video can be seen below. The clip was produced by the Polish company Grupa13, which previously worked with the band on the videos for Thousandfold and A Rose For Epona as well as with such other acts as Behemoth and Aman Amarth.

Eluveitie has just completed a North American tour as the support act for Finnish metallers Children Of Bodom. The trek kicked off on January 30 in Rochester, New York and ran through March 4, hitting 26 cities over the course of the five-week jaunt. Boston-based extreme metal band Revocation and Canada’s Threat Signal were also on the bill.

Eluveitie On Tour 

14.04.2012 Geneve (Palladium Hall) CH
30.05.2012 Yverdon-Les-Bains (Sonisphere Festival) CH
21.06.2012 Debrecen (Vekeri Festival) HU
22.06.2012 Corbeyrier (Celtic Festival Corbeyrier) CH
03.08.2012 Calvao (Vagos Open Air) PT
18.08.2012 Beniel (Festival Leyendas del Rock) ES


2012.09.07 DE – Hannover, Capitol
2012.09.09 NL – Tilburg, O13
2012.09.10 DE – Osnabrück, Hyde Park
2012.09.12 LU – Luxembourg, Rockhal
2012.09.13 DE – Saarbrücken, Garage
2012.09.14 DE – Berlin, Metal Hammer Awards (without Wisdom)
2012.09.15 DE – Gießen, Hessenhalle
2012.09.19 IT – Milano, Alcatraz
2012.09.21 DE – Geiselwind, Music Hall
2012.09.22 DE – Munich, Backstage
2012.09.23 DE – Lindau, Club Vaudeville
2012.09.26 AT – Wien, Arena
2012.09.27 AT – Wörgl, Komma
2012.09.28 DE – Leipzig, Hellraiser
2012.09.30 FR – Paris, Alhambra
2012.10.02 FR – Lyon, CCO
2012.10.03 ES – Barcelona, Razmatazz
2012.10.04 ES – Pamplona, Totem/Barakaldo
2012.10.05 ES – Madrid, Arena
2012.10.06 PO – Porto, Hard Club
2012.10.09 FR – Rennes, Letage
2012.10.10 FR – Strasbourg, Laiterie
2012.10.12 DE – Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
2012.10.13 DE – Hamburg, Grosse Freiheit
2012.10.14 NL – Amsterdam, Melkweg
2012.10.15 BE – Brussels, AB Club
2012.10.16 DE – Köln, Essigfabrik

Related articles:
‘Eluveitie’ ‘NeckBreacker’s Ball’ Tour Over + Video Shoot  [Nov. 2011]
‘Eluveitie’ ‘Helvetios’ Eight-And-A-Half-Minute Preview Video [Feb. 2012]
‘Eluveitie’ In Colorado: Video Interview, Performance Footage Available [Feb. 2012]
 ‘Eluveitie’ Members Answer Fan-Submitted Questions [Video Available] [Feb. 2012]
‘Eluveitie’ Behind-The-Scenes Footage From ‘Havoc’ Video Shoot  [Feb. 2012]
‘Eluveitie’ ‘Helvetios’ Chart Entries For ‘Germany’ And ‘Austria’ Revealed [March 2012]
New Video Interview With ‘Christian “Chrigel” Glanzmann’ + Tour Dates [March 2012]

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