Volbeat returns to North America this week on a tour that takes the band coast-to-coast. The run begins at The Fillmore in Denver, CO on April 3, and will wrap on May 10 at the Susquehanna Bank Center Arena in Camden, NJ. Sold-out appearances include Denver, CO (4/03 - Fillmore), Mescalero, NM (4/04 - Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort), Anaheim, CA (4/06 - The Grove), Spokane, WA (4/11 - Knitting Factory ), Missoula, MT (4/15 - Wilma Theatre), Fargo, ND (4/17 - The Venue), Niagara Falls, NY (5/05 - Rapids Theatre) and Hampton Beach, NH (5/09 - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom). The majority of the dates on the band's itinerary are close being sold-out as well. Trivium and Digital Summer will support Volbeat on this excursion.
This past week, Volbeat won Germany's Echo Award for "Best International Alternative Act." The quartet was selected over other contenders in the category 30 Seconds To Mars, Placebo, Imagine Dragons, and Black Sabbath.
Since the release of the band's latest album Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies via Republic in the U.S., the title has sold more than 300,000 copies according to Soundscan, alongside hundreds of thousands of digital singles. Volbeat received their first Grammy Nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category for "Room 24" (Volbeat Featuring King Diamond). The band's repertoire has become a staple at Active Rock radio, cementing the band's relevance with five consecutive #1 singles at the format. Their latest "Dead But Rising" climbs to #3 this week at Active Rock. Overseas, Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies has been certified platinum in their home country of Denmark, alongside Germany and Austria, with gold sales in Finland.