Switzerland’s Eluveitie are an unmistakable band that have brought their unique folk/melodic death metal to metalheads looking to party since 2002. What makes this band so unmistakable are the contributions of Anna Murphy on the hurdy gurdy and Meri Tadic on the fiddle.

The hurdy gurdy is a folk instrument that originated about a millennium ago, while the fiddle is a more modern looking string instrument. Anna and Meri help to define the sound of Eluveitie as well as their can’t-miss-it live performances. These two women are irreplaceable. Good luck finding anyone else who wants to play these instruments and tour with a death metal band!