In the world of metal, the first big story of 2013 was the announcement that guitarist Rob Caggiano had left Anthrax. No longer attaining happiness from his time with the legendary thrash band, Caggiano left and began to focus on producing records. Caggiano's first project since his Anthrax departure was to man to board for Volbeat's newest album, 'Outlaw Gentleman & Shady Ladies,' but he also ended up joining Volbeat as a full-time member.
When listening to Danish act Volbeat, it's clear that the band was influenced by great number of bands and genres, and frontman Michael Poulsen says that fellow Danish rocker King Diamond and his influential band Mercyful Fate are among the acts that truly inspired him.
For anyone that had seen Volbeat live, it’s obvious that the band puts their all into their performance, and the Danish rockers have been pouring everything they have onstage while on the road promoting their latest album, ‘Outlaw Gentleman & Shady Ladies.’
This summer's Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Tour, featuring the international lineup of Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne, has unveiled several more dates of its itinerary. The trek now spans from Aug. 23 through Sept. 28.
On May 11, 2013, Kansas City opened its arms to the 21st edition of Rockfest, the biggest one-day music festival in the country. With 15 bands playing two stages over the course of nearly 12 hours, there was no shortage of pounding rock a
This summer promises to be a scorcher regardless of the weather and that's because the 2013 Rock Allegiance Tour will be providing an incendiary rock show for fans across the country. The trek, sponsored by Monster Energy, features a U.N. of hard rock, with Volbeat, HIM, All That Remains and Airbourne making up the bill. Now, the first round of dates for the tour has been announced.
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