Swiss metallers Eluveitie have issued the following update on their MySpace blog:

"Hails everybody!

Some of you might have heard some rumours about it already... and it's true, we're heavily working on our new album!
Since since 2,5 weeks already we're in the studio, recording our next sword blow. Drums and most of the guitars are already nailed!

And as yet we are really, really satisfied. I mean really! We've decided to record our upcoming album in the famous Swiss Newsound studios, owned and run by none lesser than Coroner mastermind Tommy Vetterli (also ex-Kreator and former live guitarist of Vodoo Cult)!

And so far it is hell of a pleasure to work with him, engeneering and recording the album! It's great to profit of his enormeous experience (both, as producer/engeneer, as well as musician) on one hand, but also to work and have a good time with him as a very likeable and down-to-earth guy on the other hand.

And judging after how the so far recorded tracks sound, this album will definitely cleave your heads open!

The album will be mixed by the british soundforge god Colin Richardson (Behemoth, Machine Head, Kreator, Sepultura, Carcass, Slipknot, As I Lay Dying, Trivium and many more).

And this brings me to the next thing to mention: Yes, after an acoustic release we're thoroughly up for a massive metal album again! So "Evocation I" kinda became the well known "calm before the storm".

Some of the songs on this album I began to write quite a long time ago, some others developped in a very short time during the last couple of months. All in all I think that this album becomes our most dark and severe release so far - brimmed with mystical, convoluted and partly insanely fast celtic folk melody lines, but at the same time with pure, juggernautish metal. The album's probably more "metal" than any other release we did so far.

So stay tuned!

I wish all of you some great and pleasant autum weeks! We'll be back with more news in a while... but for now I have to go "back to work" and prepare some angry and nasty vocal recordings.

Cheers from the studio.

Chrigel."


Source: blogs.myspace.com
Band profile: Eluveitie
 
Posted: 17.09.2009 by White Winter Sun



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corrupt - 17.09.2009 at 13:34  
Not again...
Asitis - 17.09.2009 at 14:19  
I agree, it seems to be getting a bit much.. I have a feeling they'll become another Korpiklaani, releasing a new album each month or so.
Metalmorphosis - 17.09.2009 at 14:39  
Eluveitie rocks... Just because they can do more albums than others, doesn't mean they suck. Evocation I and II are like one big album, so it's normal that different parts of one big thing come sooner than some other average bands albums.
Ellrohir - 17.09.2009 at 14:39  
Maybe will people finally realize, there is nothing so special about Eluveitie...imo they are extremely overrated
csiga - 17.09.2009 at 15:04  
'massive metal album again'
Elio - 17.09.2009 at 15:14  
First chapter was really bad, we'll see.
AbdelioR - 17.09.2009 at 15:25  
"And this brings me to the next thing to mention: Yes, after an acoustic release we're thoroughly up for a massive metal album again! So "Evocation I" kinda became the well known "calm before the storm".

Hell Yeah!! Will it be better than Slania?
Vitriolic Hate - 17.09.2009 at 16:11  
Written by AbdelioR on 17.09.2009 at 15:25

"And this brings me to the next thing to mention: Yes, after an acoustic release we're thoroughly up for a massive metal album again! So "Evocation I" kinda became the well known "calm before the storm".

Hell Yeah!! Will it be better than Slania?

more dark he said let's see !
Valentin B - 17.09.2009 at 16:14  
Written by Asitis on 17.09.2009 at 14:19

I agree, it seems to be getting a bit much.. I have a feeling they'll become another Korpiklaani, releasing a new album each month or so.

what's wrong with that? Priest released 7 albums and a live album in 7 years(76-82)
Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk - 17.09.2009 at 17:02  
Written by Ellrohir on 17.09.2009 at 14:39

Maybe will people finally realize, there is nothing so special about Eluveitie...imo they are extremely overrated

I must disagree. Slania, for example is a quite good album, and Inis Mona gives me an eargasm.
annodomini - 17.09.2009 at 17:18  
The most overrated band in this decade...
K†ulu - 17.09.2009 at 17:35  
Written by Valentin B on 17.09.2009 at 16:14

Written by Asitis on 17.09.2009 at 14:19

I agree, it seems to be getting a bit much.. I have a feeling they'll become another Korpiklaani, releasing a new album each month or so.

what's wrong with that? Priest released 7 albums and a live album in 7 years(76-82)

Those were different times... Nearly all big acts were releasing stuff every year or so.
Ellrohir - 17.09.2009 at 17:47  
Nowadays nearly all wanna-be-big acts are releasing stuff every year or so
Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk - 17.09.2009 at 18:13  
Written by annodomini on 17.09.2009 at 17:18

The most overrated band in this decade...

No that would be Opeth. And not just in this decade.
Dominus - 17.09.2009 at 18:20  
Eluveitie
csiga - 17.09.2009 at 18:34  
Written by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk on 17.09.2009 at 18:13

Written by annodomini on 17.09.2009 at 17:18

The most overrated band in this decade...

No that would be Opeth. And not just in this decade.


i totally agree with u, i want to said that too, opeth is the most overrated, all time.
Ellrohir - 17.09.2009 at 18:39  
Yes, this pic of headbanger fits to the Eluveite fan perfectly... .)
Ellrohir - 17.09.2009 at 18:44  
Written by csiga on 17.09.2009 at 18:34

Written by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk on 17.09.2009 at 18:13

Written by annodomini on 17.09.2009 at 17:18

The most overrated band in this decade...

No that would be Opeth. And not just in this decade.

i totally agree with u, i want to said that too, opeth is the most overrated, all time.

at least there is something it Opeths music to be overrated...
csiga - 17.09.2009 at 18:47  
Written by Ellrohir on 17.09.2009 at 18:44

Written by csiga on 17.09.2009 at 18:34

Written by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk on 17.09.2009 at 18:13

Written by annodomini on 17.09.2009 at 17:18

The most overrated band in this decade...

No that would be Opeth. And not just in this decade.

i totally agree with u, i want to said that too, opeth is the most overrated, all time.

at least there is something it Opeths music to be overrated...


of course, all of their albums, anyway i think everyone understand what i said.. : )
Thanntos - 17.09.2009 at 18:51  
No they are not becoming another Korpiklanni, this was there plan from a year or two ago. Spirit and Slania were released in relative long time frame. Then they decided to do a two part, one year release. Look at Devin Townsend for instance. They are in the process of doing a four part one year release. Sure so far the first albums from each haven't been all that great, but both bands have stated each release will be different from the previous. I for one am looking forward to this. Part 1 though, should have been done differently...
Paradox0 - 17.09.2009 at 19:43  
As much as I liked part 1, whenever a band claims that their next album will be "darker" and/or "heavier", they seem to replace creativity with those.
Black Conundrum - 18.09.2009 at 00:11  
Well, what about their Evocation II album? I was expecting that one to be next, but whatever. Best of luck to this band. I will be anticipating this release.
Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk - 18.09.2009 at 00:26  
I thought that this news were about Evocation II?
Thanntos - 18.09.2009 at 05:47  
Written by Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk on 18.09.2009 at 00:26

I thought that this news were about Evocation II?


It is...no official release date yet though. But it will be out this year, as part of a two part 'concept' so to speak.
Dark Cornatus - 21.09.2009 at 11:58  
Im beginning to hate these concept albums.... just write good material without filler crap. Not all fans have time to listen to entire albums and take in a whole story. There was a time i digged concept stuff, but now i realise how bad most concept albums are.
Asitis - 23.09.2009 at 15:31  
Written by Valentin B on 17.09.2009 at 16:14

Written by Asitis on 17.09.2009 at 14:19

I agree, it seems to be getting a bit much.. I have a feeling they'll become another Korpiklaani, releasing a new album each month or so.

what's wrong with that? Priest released 7 albums and a live album in 7 years(76-82)

I just feel that the albums are stretched out in quality. Take Korpiklaani, 3 albums in 3 years, all have few decent songs on them.. If they just took a little more time for one album, and make one good album instead of 3 crappy ones.

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