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I actually enjoy a couple of their albums (Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil and Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood) as they make good background and driving music, though I think their shtick has worn thin with their two latest releases. And it seems like they're constantly on tour, passing through Chicago like twice a year. Fun music, considering they're just a simplistic mashup between Elvis/rockabilly and Metallica-inspired riffs.

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One of Denmark's finest exports 8-) latest album was a bit pop-sounding for my liking but I'm hoping that'll change next time round.
They all sound like pop/bro-metal to me, but I've only heard a couple of tracks. What I did hear didn't motivate me to seek out anything else they've done.

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On 1/7/2018 at 5:53 AM, BlutAusNerd said:

They all sound like pop/bro-metal to me, but I've only heard a couple of tracks. What I did hear didn't motivate me to seek out anything else they've done.

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Definitely not to everyone's tastes although they did do a track called Evelyn with Barney Greenway from Napalm Death which you might enjoy.

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I was at this bar one time and they kept playing Volbeat serially. After godgiven patience having kept me forbearing, when they started playing the seventh Volbeat song in a row I had to get up and leave. Haven't been there since.

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On 2018-03-16 at 11:46 AM, Lurrbabar said:

I was at this bar one time and they kept playing Volbeat serially. After godgiven patience having kept me forbearing, when they started playing the seventh Volbeat song in a row I had to get up and leave. Haven't been there since.

I think, I know what you mean. I am not very keen on Volbeat either. There is just something about Michael Poulsen's vocals that I cannot stand.

I remember him and his pre-Volbeat band, Dominius and to be honest, his voice was best suited for death metal. Volbeat just sounds weird...but as this is a thread about Volbeat, then any slagging them off on my part ends here'

 

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