For the album, Volbeat— Michael Poulsen (guitars/vocals), Rob Caggiano (guitars), Kaspar Boye Larsen (bass), and Jon Larsen (drums) —build upon their distinct, psychobilly, punk-tinged rock ‘n’ roll sound they are known for while reaching for new creative summits.
“The whole point for us going into the studio, is because you still have something to prove — not just for the fans, but mostly for yourself,” says Poulsen. “We would not be able to do this record if it wasn’t for the work we have done in the past. No matter how old the band gets or how many records we do, there is always going to be that signature sound.”
Rewind, Replay, Rebound is available for pre-order on all formats here, including a 2 CD deluxe edition, a special deluxe edition box set, and transparent and blue coloured vinyl, limited to 1,000 copies each.
Volbeat today shares the music video for new song “Leviathan.” Check it out below;
At this point in their already storied career, Volbeat has opened for Metallica, Motorhead and Slipknot, garnered the 2014 Best Metal Performance Grammy nomination for “Room 24” and won multiple Danish Music Awards.
For a chance to win pre-sale passes to Volbeat at Dublin’s Olympia on October 4th with special guests. Simply join us at this year’s Bloodstock Metal 2 The Masses Final on Saturday, May 18th in Fibber Magees and enter the raffle.
For this album, they mine their own personal histories and that of their genre: “Last Day Under the Sun” lyrics are inspired by a book about Johnny Cash. Poulson admits, “When I read his book, he went through tough times with alcohol and drugs… He walked into a cave to lay down to die. But he wakes up and feels like he has been given a second chance…” Furthermore, the song “When We Were Kids” finds Volbeat ruminating on immortality and innocence we all naively experience in our youth, while “Rewind the Exit” and “Die to Live” both explore how the pursuit of perfection can be a hollow goal.
Rewind, Replay, Rebound was produced by long-time collaborator Jacob Hansen and co-produced by Rob Caggiano and Michael Poulsen. This marks the first studio album with Kaspar Boye Larsen on bass.
To achieve the album’s sound, the band also drew upon a myriad of guests. In addition to again working with backing vocalist Mia Maja on several tracks, they also reunited with the Harlem Gospel Choir.
Clutch vocalist Neil Fallon is featured on “Die to Live,” the result of touring together and a love for the singer’s gruff and powerful style. Raynier Jacob Jacildo (piano) and Doug Corocran (saxophone) of JD McPherson’s band also lend their talents to the song. “Cheapside Sloggers” features a ripping guitar solo by Exodus and Slayer guitarist, Gary Holt. Ultimately, Volbeat have not lost their passion to create and progress. It’s that which keeps them hungry — and musically honest on the new album.
Today, the band also announce the first leg of the “Rewind, Replay, Rebound” World tour, with support from Baroness & Danko Jones.
This will be the first time Baroness have played in Ireland, so that alone is a reason to rejoice at this announcement. The band’s forthcoming new album ‘Gold & Grey‘ is due for release on June 14th. Check out the bands latest video below;
Danko Jones new album “A Rock Supreme” is out now. Get a look/listen for “Dance Dance Dance” below;
This tour will find the band performing in cities including London, Madrid, Berlin, Hamburg and Stockholm along with an Irish date ion the Olympia Theatre on Friday, October 4th.
Tickets will go on sale on Friday, 24th of May at 9 AM from Ticketmaster. Anyone who pre-orders the album from the official Volbeat store will receive a pre-sale code allowing them first access to the 2019 European headline tour (Euro/UK store only) starting at 10 AM local time on Tuesday, 21st of May.
Members of the Rebels and Angels fan club will also have access to ticket pre-sales at 1 PM local time.
Volbeat with Baroness and Danko Jones will be performing in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Friday, October 4th. Tickets from €45.00 Inc. booking fee on sale Friday, May 24th at 9 am from Ticketmaster
Doors 6.00pm | Under 14’s Accompanied by an Adult.
Overdrive spoke with Volbeat frontman Michael Poulsen upon their last visit to Ireland. Get the full feature interview via this link.
Full list of dates can be found below;