Fabienne Erni (born March 11, 1993) is a Swiss singer and has been the lead singer of the folk metal band Eluveitie since 2016. Eluveitie comes from the Celtic word Helvetios, the Helvetians. Fabienne completed her master’s degree in pop singing at the Zurich University of the Arts in 2019.
Fabienne Erni is the frontwoman of the folk metal band Eluveitie and the modern melodic metal band Illumishade. She has made a name for herself in the metal scene with her powerful voice and musical talent.
A new era with Eluveitie and Illumishade
Fabienne joined Eluveitie in 2016. The Swiss are among the most successful live bands in the country - and play large metal stages far beyond Switzerland's borders. In 2014, the band received the "Swiss Music Award" in the "Best Live Act National" category.
Illumishade, on the other hand, is Fabienne's side project, which emerged from her master's thesis at the Zurich University of the Arts. Illumishade make modern metal with cinematic influences and released their second album "Another Side Of You" in 2024.
Fabienne follows a vegan diet and lives in Switzerland.