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Volbeat is a heavy metal band from Denmark, founded in 2001. They released their first album, The Strength/the Sound/the Songs, in 2005 and the follow up, Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil, was released in Denmark on February 19, 2007, and in the rest of Europe on February 26, 2007. In March 2007, it topped the Danish album chart as the best selling album, the first metal album ever to do so.

Volbeat was formed in 2001 after frontman Michael Poulsen split up his former band, Dominus. Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Volbeat – Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies

April 11th, 2013

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Volbeat
Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies
Spinefarm Records
08 April 2013

by David Keevill

The ascent towards the upper echelons of Europe’s metal strata that Danish chimaera Volbeat (part-rockabilly, part-groove metal, part-rock) have enjoyed over the last 13 years is proof not of a charmed life of Michael Poulsen and co., but of hard graft at making their distinctly obscure clash of sounds work. Their fifth studio album will continue to propel them on this upward trajectory, but it’s not the self-assured follow-up to Beyond Hell/Above Heaven that it should have been.

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Sonisphere Festival 2011: Interviews, Photos, Setlists – it’s all here

July 27th, 2011

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Is there anything better than a Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page? Yeah, loads of things but you won’t find the best online festival coverage on any of them. You’ll find that right here.

All our work from Sonisphere Festival 2011 is going be linked to from this page (eventually), so give it a bookmark or just don’t close it, because it’s all you’re going to need. Individual band coverage (interviews, photos, setlists and some tiny reviews), rumours, drinking games, stage times, dodgy photos of as many sexy ladies in various states of safe-for-work undress as we can legitimately get away with? It’s all here.

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And the first bands for Download Festival 2010 are…

January 25th, 2010

Download Festival 2010 have announced the first nine bands of this summer’s line-up. The bands in the initial announcement are includes a Main Stage headliner: AC/DC. Also at the festival will be Them Crooked VulturesWolfmotherBullet For My ValentineMotorhead, Stone Temple Pilots, MegadethDeftones, and Volbeat.

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