Contact Us

Volbeat Part Ways With Guitarist, Vow to Carry On

Volbeat.dk

When Volbeat return to the road in January and join Megadeth and Motorhead on the awesomely named Gigantour 2012 tour, the Danish metalbilly act will have a slightly different look.

Earlier today (Nov. 28), the band announced the departure of guitarist Thomas Bredahl. In a statement on their website, remaining members Michael Poulsen, Anders Kjolholm and Jon Larsen said they intend to carry on and play all scheduled shows — either as a trio or with a replacement axeman.

“Being in a band is in many ways similar to a marriage with ups and downs,” the statement reads. “At times you can work it out and sometimes you need to go separate ways … We want to thank him for the work he has put in for Volbeat and we wish him all the best in the future.”

Bredahl joined up in 2006 and played on Volbeat’s two most recent albums, 2008′s ‘Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood’ and 2010′s ‘Beyond Hell/Above Heaven.’

The latter disc reached the top 10 in numerous European countries and further heightened the band’s profile in the United States, where it’s undertaken several headlining tours.

Watch Volbeat’s Video for ‘Fallen’

Watch ‘Learn About Local Etiquette in Denmark’

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://noisecreep.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Noisecreep quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!