Folk Metal Leaders ELUVEITIE Crack North American Billboard Charts

March 8th, 2012
by EvilG
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ELUVEITIE

Swiss new wave of folk metal icons, ELUVEITIE, have scanned 4,242 copies of their new album Helvetios in its first week of sales in the United States according to Nielson Soundscan. Helvetios came in at #143 on the US Billboard Top 200 Chart and #3 on the Heatseekers chart, making it their highest charting record yet! ELUVEITIE also cracked the Canadian Top 200 coming in at #73! Helvetios was released on February 28 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records.

ELUVEITIE recently wrapped up a tour of the US and Canada as direct support to the mighty CHILDREN OF BODOM on their 15th Anniversary tour.

Check out the band’s latest music videos A Rose For Epona” and Havoc” taken from their Helvetios album. The clips were produced by Polish production company Grupa13 (BEHEMOTH, AMON AMARTH).

Helvetios is a concept album about the gaulish war (58-50 B.C.), the story of the war being told in a chronological timeline. Check out mainman Chrigel explaining the concept behind Helvetios:

For more info visit: www.eluveitie.ch | www.facebook.com/eluveitie | www.nuclearblast.de/eluveitie

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