Volbeat's 'OUTLAW GENTLEMEN & SHADY LADIES' has sold more than 300,000 copies in the U.S. according to Soundscan, alongside hundreds of thousands of digital singles. The Danish quartet received their first GRAMMY nomination in the 'Best Metal Performance' category for "Room 24" (featuring King Diamond), and won Germany's Echo Award for "Best International Alternative Act." The band's repertoire has become a staple at Active Rock radio, cementing their relevance with six consecutive #1 singles at the format. Overseas, 'OUTLAW GENTLEMEN & SHADY LADIES' has been certified Platinum in their home country of Denmark, alongside Germany and Austria, with Gold sales in Finland.
Since forming in Copenhagen in 2000, Volbeat has released five studio albums and two live offerings that have turned the band into global superstars, collecting Platinum discs and prestigious awards making them one of the most talked about bands around the world. Their current release debuted at #1 in Denmark alongside Canada, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The album saw a debut at #2 in Finland, #4 in the Netherlands and Sweden, and #9 in The United States. Volbeat is: Michael Poulsen (vocals/guitar), Anders Kjølholm (bass) and Jon Larsen (drums), joined by former Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano, who produced the new album with longtime Volbeat co-producer Jacob Hansen.
Volbeat will take the stage to perform for hundreds of thousands of fans this Fall, as they join co-headliners Five Finger Death Punch for a North American run that begins on September 16th at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, UT. Hellyeah will be direct support for the shows, along with Nothing More opening the dates.