Members of Eluveitie: Anna Murphy, Chrigel Glanzmann, Dani Fürer, Dario Hofstetter, Dide Marfurt, Gian Albertin, Ivo Henzi, Kay Brem, Linda Suter, Mättu Ackermann, Meri Tadic, Merlin Sutter, Päde Kistler, Philipp Reinmann, Rafi Kirder, Sarah Wauquiez, Sevan Kirder, Sime Koch, Yves Tribelhorn
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.eluveitie.ch/, http://www.myspace.com/eluveitie

Discography of Eluveitie:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Vên 6 Audio 2004 Fear Dark
2 Slania 17 Audio 2008-02-15
3 Vên 8 Audio 2008 Twilight (2)
4 Spirit 11 Audio 2007 Twilight (2)
5 Slania 111 Audio 2007 Nuclear Blast
6 Slania (Tour Edition) 29 Audio 2008 Nuclear Blast
7 Slania / Evocation I - The Arcane Metal Hammer Edition 13 Audio 2009-05-00 Nuclear Blast
8 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 18 Audio 2009 Irond
9 Slania 14 Audio 2008 Irond
10 Slania 13 Audio 2008-03-08 Howling Bull
11 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 15 Audio 2009 Nuclear Blast
12 Thousandfold 3 Audio 2010 Nuclear Blast
13 Omnos 2 Audio 2009 Nuclear Blast
14 Everything Remains (As It Never Was) 13 Audio 2010-02-19 Nuclear Blast
15 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 18 Audio 2009 Howling Bull
16 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 28 Audio 2009 Howling Bull
17 Slania 12 Audio 2008 Nuclear Blast
18 Everything Remains (As It Never Was) 16 Audio 2010 Irond
19 Spirit 11 Audio 2008 Twilight (2)
20 Slania 17 Audio 2008
21 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 15 Audio 2009 Nuclear Blast
22 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 28 Audio 2009
23 Slania 14 Audio 2008 Nuclear Blast
24 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 18 Audio 2009 Nuclear Blast
25 Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion 15 Audio 2009 Icarus Music
26 Everything Remains (As It Never Was) 16 Audio 2010 Icarus Music
27 Slania 14 Audio 2008 Icarus Music
28 Helvetios 18 Audio 2012-02-10
29 Helvetios 17 Audio 2012-02-10
30 A Rose For Epona 3 Audio 2011-12-22 Nuclear Blast
31 Helvetios 18 Audio 2012-02-22 Columbia Music Entertainment
32 Helvetios 26 Audio 2012-02-10
33 Helvetios 17 Audio 2012-02-28
34 Helvetios 18 Audio 2012-02-10
35 Live @ Metalcamp 2008 13 Audio 2008
36 Havoc 3 Audio 2011-12-22 Nuclear Blast
37 The Early Years 20 Audio 2012-08-17 Not On Label (Eluveitie Self-released)
38 Live On Tour 17 Audio 2012 Concert Live
39 Helvetios 19 Audio 2012 Icarus Music
40 Everything Remains (As It Never Was) 24 Audio 2010-02-19
41 Slania 16 Audio 2008 Scarecrow Records (2)
42 The Early Years 19 Audio 2012-08-17
43 The Early Years 19 Audio 2012 Nuclear Blast America
44 Vên 6 Audio 2003-10-18 Not On Label
45 Helvetios 18 Audio 2012-02-28
46 Everything Remains (As It Never Was) 15 Audio 2010-02-19 Nuclear Blast
47 Helvetios 26 Audio 2012-02-10
48 Origins 16 Audio 2014-08-01
49 Origins 16 Audio 2014-08-01
50 The Folktales Of The Helvetions In Osaka 17 Audio 2014 Dragonflame

Eluveitie means "The Helvetian" in Gaulish and it is pronounced as "El-Vey-Ti"

Eluveitie clearly belongs to the fastly growing folk/pagan metal scene, anyhow brings some "fresh wind" into it: Eluveities sound is authentic, traditional Celtic folkmusic combined in a unique way with modern styled melodic death metal, influenced by the classic Gothenburg sound.

Originally formed by mastermind Chrigel Glanzmann in Winter 2002/2003 as a mere studio project, the first MCD "Vên" was recorded in spring 2003 - already unique in it's way of having folkmusic on an equal footing with the metal sound.

The self-financed MCD was ardently received by scene and press and sold out within a few months. In 2004 Eluveitie signed to the Dutch label Fear Dark Records, which released a re-mastered (and partly re-recorded) version of "Vên", and continued as a "real" band, playing gigs together with bands such as Finntroll, Amon Amarth, Korpiklaani, Ensiferum and many others while touring Europe and playing many festivals & openairs.

Although some line-up changes still had to happen, Eluveitie grew into being a band and developed their very own style. In late 2005 Eluveitie was finally ready to enter the studio again and record their first full-lenght album "Spirit", which was again released through Fear Dark Records. Furthermore a videoclip for the Song "Of Fire, Wind & Wisdom" was produced in Summer 2006, directed by Martin Schäppi, Merlin Sutter & Chrigel Glanzmann / Eluveitie.

With "Spirit" Eluveitie went a big step forward, presenting a completely new style of Folk Metal to the scene - starting a new wave of Folk Metal!

While the album was turning out to be a huge success, the band toured their asses off again. Yet whilst touring and playing many festivals like the Graspop Metal Meeting (Belgium) or Summerbreeze Open Air (Germany), Eluveitie already began to work on new material for the succesive album.

Finally in Fall 2007 the new album "Slania" was recorded in different studios in Sweden, Switzerland & Liechtenstein, produced, mixed & mastered by Jens Bogren (Amon Amarth, Opeth & more) at the Fascination Street Studios in Orebrö/SE (www.fascinationstreet.se). Having recorded nothing less than the perfection of their very own style, Eluveitie now was in the lucky Situation to receive many offers from almost every known label in metal music & ended up signing with the well-known German record company Nuclear Blast Records, where a new home was found under perfect conditions.... After some talks & the production of a new videoclip (again produced & directed by Merlin Sutter & Martin Schäppi) a release date was set for february 2008.

“Slania” turned out to become a breakthrough and the band was getting busy taking over the world in 2008 - with appearances at most of the bigger european summer festivals as well as two USA/Canada tours and three European tours within only 12 months.

But never being lazy, Eluveitie worked out new material while touring and was ready to enter the studio again in December 2008! Their follow-up album to “Slania” should become something special - for it is the bands first purely acoustic album (and part I of a two-pieced acoustic concept). “Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion” was released in April 2009 and turned out to become a real gem of folkmusic and again became a huge success (rank 20 in the swiss album charts).


Chrigel Glanzmann - Main Vocals, Mandola, Mandolin, Whistles, Uillean Pipes, Gaita

Meri Tadic - Fiddle, Vocals

Anna Murphy - Hurdy-Gurdy, Flute, Vocals

Päde Kistler - Whistles, Gaita, Other Bagpipes

Kay Brem - Bass

Ivo Henzi - Guitars

Sime Koch - Guitars

Merlin Sutter - Drums

Former members:

Sevan Kirder - Bagpipe, Flute, Whistles, Vocals (appears on "Vên", "Spirit", and "Slania")

Rafi Kirder - Bass Guitar, Vocals (appears on "Spirit" and "Slania")

Linda Suter - Fiddle, Vocals (appears on "Spirit")

Sarah Wauquiez - Hurdy Gurdy, Crummhorn, Helvetic Accordeon, Vocals (appears on "Spirit", also appears on "Evocation I - The Arcane Dominion" as a guest)

Dani Fürer - Lead Guitar (appears on "Vên")

Dide Marfurt - Hurdy-Gurdy, Bagpipes (appears on "Vên")

Gian Albertin - Bass, Vocals, Sound Effects (appears on "Vên")

Dario Hofstetter - Drums (appears on "Vên")

Yves Tribelhorn - Rhythm Guitar (appears on "Vên")

Philipp Reinmann - Irish Bouzouki (appears on "Vên")

Mättu Ackerman - Fiddle (appears on "Vên")

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