Undoubtedly, one of life’s biggest joys is discovering new music and playing it for friends. The joy of playing Danish rockabilly, metal, country and western punkers Volbeat for folks over the last five years is that they sound totally unlike anyone else in rock music today.
Volbeat: Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy
Volbeat continue their quest for world domination
Yet you can hear the legacies of Glenn Danzig, Johnny Cash, Green Day and Metallica all over them.
That this unique mob of renegades have become one of the most popular European bands of the last decade despite having nothing to do with anything that is trendy or contemporary and without having to resort to regurgitating the ideas of the past is a beautiful thing that should be heralded as a victory for the underdog.