Folk metal returns, Eluveitie to headline Cognizance, IIT Roorkee

Posted at March 14th, 2015 | by Rohan.singh | in

Good news for the folk/pagan/melodic death metal fans from north India as the band ‘Eluveitie’ from Zurich are set to headline the Cognizance,IIT roorkee on 29th Match at the ABN grounds.

 

Eluveitie last set foot in India in 2010, where they headlined the fest of IIT Guwahati. The band was founded in 2002 by Christian “Chrigel” Glanzmann as a studio project. Soon he converted this studio project to a full ten-piece band. Eluveitie use traditional instruments like bagpipes, flute and preach harsh vocals. Their lyrics are often written in a extinct language known as Gaulish. They describe themselves as “The new wave of folk metal”. In June 2006, the band released a full length album ‘Spirit’ and were signed by the record label ‘Nuclear Blast’ in November 2007.

 

 

For information regarding the passes you may visit the page Cognizance, IIT Roorkee on facebook.

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