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Volbeat Recruit Mercyful Fate Guitarist for Gigantour

Volbeat Recruit Mercyful Fate Guitarist for Gigantour

Danish rockers Volbeat have confirmed that Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank Shermann will act as stand-in on the upcoming Gigantour, which kicks off next month. The announcement comes after former guitarist Thomas Bredahl left the band last month. Frontman Michael Poulsen had the following to say about the recruitment of Shermann, who recently joined Metallica onstage […]

Iced Earth, Blind Guardian Main Men State that there Will be Another Demons and Wizards Album

Iced Earth, Blind Guardian Main Men State that there Will be Another Demons and Wizards Album

A day after Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer met up with and revealed plans to collaborate with Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen, today Schaffer has posted a video with Blind Guardian frontman Hansi Kürsch stating that their will be another Demons and Wizards album. Demons and Wizards is the side project of Schaffer and Kürsch that has thus […]

Volbeat and Iced Earth Main Men Reveal Collaboration Plans

Volbeat and Iced Earth Main Men Reveal Collaboration Plans

Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen and Iced Earth guitarist-songwriter Jon Schaffer have announced plans to collaborate at some point in the future. The pair were speaking on an Iced Earth webisode, which you can view below, after Poulsen had joined the metallers onstage in the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Iced Earth’s latest album, Dystopia, was selected as […]

Gigantour, featuring Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil, Tour Dates Announced

Gigantour, featuring Megadeth, Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil, Tour Dates Announced

Megadeth, who released new album, Th1rt3en, today, have announced the tour dates for their Gigantour, which also features Motörhead, Volbeat, and Lacuna Coil. It kicks off on January 26 in Camden, New Jersey, and will run through February 28, ending in Denver. The full dates are below. Motörhead frontman, Lemmy Kilmister, spoke of his excitement […]