Volbeat is a Danish Metal band formed in Copenhagen in 2001. They play a fusion of rock 'n' roll, heavy metal, punk and rockabilly.
They are inspired by classic rock 'n' roll artists such as Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, as well as more contemporary hard rock, punk rock and metal bands, such as AC/DC, Social Distortion and Metallica. Their line-up consists of vocalist and guitarist Michael Poulsen, guitarist Thomas Bredahl, bassist Anders Kjølholm and drummer Jon Larsen. The band is signed to Dutch label Mascot Records and has released four studio albums and one DVD. All of their studio albums were certified gold in Denmark. Their second album Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil received platinum, and their latest release Beyond Hell/Above Heaven was subject to widespread international critical acclaim, receiving gold in Denmark and Sweden.