by Christian Hamilton | June 15, 2016 4:48 pm
GRAMMY Award®-nominated, gold-certified Danish hard rock outfit VOLBEAT storm to the top of multiple charts with their sixth full-length, Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie[Republic Records], debuting at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. This marks not only the band’s highest charting album debut but one of the highest Top 200 Album Chart debuts by a Danish artist (previously held by Lukas Graham) in history. In addition, the quartet captures #1 on Billboard’s Top Hard Rock Albums chart and #4 on the Top 200 Consumption chart.
Internationally the album has also hit #1 in over seven countries and counting. On day of release the album soared to #1 on iTunes in over 15 countries and hit single “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown” has remained #1 at Active Rock Radio for 6 straight weeks! The song also created another record for the band as it had the highest single sales week in the band’s history. Check out Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie on Itunes.
Adding to their news, week VOLBEAT announced a massive North American tour kicking off at Rise Above Festival in Bangor, ME and includes appearances with Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold at the first ever rock show in the brand new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN as well as appearances at Heavy MTL in Montreal, High Elevation Fest in Denver, CO and Rock Allegiance Festival in Philadelphia, PA.
Special guests Killswitch Engage and Black Wizard will be supporting the band throughout the tour. Additionally, the tickets for the VOLBEAT headline dates will include a copy of Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogiein your choice of digital download or CD. If you’ve already purchased the album, you’ll also have the option of gifting your copy. See the full itinerary below.
The summer of Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie is underway.
Produced by longtime collaborator Jacob Hansen and co-produced by frontman Michael Poulsen and lead guitarist Rob Caggiano, the record includes a total of 13 new tracks, reflecting their signature hybrid of rock prowess, metal power, blues soul, and rockabilly swing. The full tracklisting is included below.
The Devil’s Bleeding Crown
The Gates of Babylon
Let It Burn
Mary Jane Kelly
Seal The Deal
You Will Know
The Loa’s Crossroad
2016 U.S. and Canada Tour Dates:
*Headline Show – Includes Album Bundle
8/06 Bangor, ME Rise Above Festival
8/07 Montreal, QC Heavy MTL
8/08 Brooklyn, NY Coney Island Amphitheater*
8/11 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE*
8/12 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theater#
8/13 Columbus, OH Express Live
8/15 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater*
8/16 Dallas, TX Bomb Factory*
8/18 Springfield, IL Illinois State Fair*
8/19 Omaha, NE Westfair Amphitheater*
8/20 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium^
8/21 Madison, WI Expo Hall*
8/23 Des Moines, IA 7 Flags Event Center*
8/24 Brookings, SD Swiftel Center*
8/25 Fargo, ND Scheels Arena*
8/27 Edmonton, AB Rexall*
8/28 Regina, SK Evraz Place*
8/30 Calgary, AB Grey Eagle Event Center*
9/2 Palmer, AK Alaska State Fair
9/5 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater*
9/6 Spokane, WA Star Theater at Spokane Arena*
9/7 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena*
9/9 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex*
9/10 Denver, CO High Elevation Festival
9/18 Chester, PA Rock Allegiance Festival
*With Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold
*Support from Killswitch Engage and Black Wizard
#Support from Black Wizard
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