Tuatha de Danann
The Delirium Has Just Begun... (2002)
Tuatha de Danann is a Brazilian Celtic metal band formed in 1995 in Varginha, Minas Gerais; known for the merryful Celtic dance rhythms, flute melodies, Celtic mythology-inspired lyrics and the original jesting tones such as gnome-choirs, etc. The band is named after the race of supernaturally-gifted people in Irish mythology, the Tuatha Dé Danann, roughly translated to "People of Dana".
Between July and August 2005, Tuatha de Danann did their first tour outside Brazil, performing in France and Germany. In France, the band played shows in Saint Brieuc, Languidic, Brest, Hennebont, Tours, Grenoble, and Rheims, while in Germany the band played at the Wacken Open Air festival.Following a hiatus, the band returned in 2013 at the Roça ’n’ Roll festival organized by frontman Bruno Maia; during the occasion they performed with Martin Walkyier (ex-Sabbat, ex-Skyclad.In 2015, they released their first album since 2004’s Trova di Danú: Dawn of the New Sun. In the period between both efforts, two groups spun off Tuatha de Danann: Kemunna and Tray of Gift. Maia also released a solo album, Braia.In 2019, they released In Nomine Élreann, containing 11 songs, nine of which are traditional Irish songs. One of the original songs, "King", was perceived as criticizing Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro.