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Volbeat

Volbeat is a heavy metal band from Copenhagen, Denmark, founded in 2001. Their first album, TheStrength/TheSound/The Songs, was released in 2005 and the follow up, Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil, wasreleased in Denmark onFebruary 19, 2007, and in the rest of Europe on February 26, 2007. In March 2007, it topped theDanish album chart as thebest selling album, the first metal album ever to do so.

Volbeat was formed in 2001 after fron-tman Michael Poulsen split up his former band, Dominus. Volbeat plays a fusionofheavy metal and rockabilly. They are ...read more

Volbeat is a heavy metal band from Copenhagen, Denmark, founded in 2001. Their first album, TheStrength/TheSound/The Songs, was released in 2005 and the follow up, Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil, wasreleased in Denmark onFebruary 19, 2007, and in the rest of Europe on February 26, 2007. In March 2007, it topped theDanish album chart as thebest selling album, the first metal album ever to do so.

Volbeat was formed in 2001 after fron-tman Michael Poulsen split up his former band, Dominus. Volbeat plays a fusionofheavy metal and rockabilly. They are inspired by the rock n’ roll legends Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, as wellasmodern hard rock, groove metal, alternative rock and hardcore groups.

Their current line-up consists of vocalist and guitarist Michael Poulsen, bassist Anders Kjølholm, guitarist Rob Caggiano,anddrummer Jon Larsen. The band is signed to Vertigo Records and has released four studio albums and one DVD. All of theirstudioalbums have been certified certified gold or higher in Denmark. Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil received platinum status,whileGuitar Gangsters and Cadillac Blood and its 2010 follow-up Beyond Hell/Above Heaven were subject to widespreadinternationalcritical acclaim, with the latter receiving double platinum in Denmark, platinum in Finland and Germany, and gold inSweden andAustria. Volbeat's fifth album entitled "Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies" is due to be released worldwide on April9, 2013. « hide

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LPs
Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies
04/09/2013

3.5
141 Votes
Beyond Hell/Above Heaven
2010

3.9
291 Votes
Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood
2008

3.8
218 Votes
Rock The Rebel/Metal The Devil
2007

3.9
228 Votes
The Strength/The Sound/The Songs
2005

3.7
159 Votes
EPs
Fallen
2010

3
3 Votes
Beat the Meat
2003

3.5
3 Votes
Volbeat (Demo)
2002

2.8
4 Votes
Live Albums
Live From Beyond Hell/Above Heaven
2011

4
8 Votes
Live: Sold Out (DVD)
2008

3.8
6 Votes

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