The third trailer for “Helvetios”, the new album from Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE, can be seen below. Due on February 10 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at New 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.”
“Helvetios” track listing:
05. Santonian Shores
06. Scorched Earth
07. Meet The Enemy
09. A Rose For Epona
11. The Uprising
13. The Siege
The “A Rose For Epona” video can be seen below. The clip was produced by the Polish company Grupa13, which previously worked with the band on the video for “Thousandfold” as well as with such other acts as BEHEMOTH and AMON AMARTH.
ELUVEITIE‘s last album, “Everything Remains (As It Never Was)”, sold around 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 23 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.
ELUVEITIE will join CHILDREN OF BODOM on the Finnish metallers’ North American headlining tour in celebration of the band’s 15th anniversary. The trek will kick off on January 30 in Rochester, New York and run 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 are also on the bill.
“A Rose For Epona” video: