MICHAEL POULSEN: 'There's A Gonna Be A VOLBEAT Record Out Next Year'

MICHAEL POULSEN: 'There's A Gonna Be A VOLBEAT Record Out Next Year'

VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen told U.K. outlet Planet Rock that he and his bandmates have been working on material for a new album since they finished last summer's stadium tour with METALLICA and before embarking on their current European festival run. He said (see video below): "We are [in the middle of the] writing process. We have a lot of songs — I've written a lot of songs, Rob [Caggiano, guitarist and co-producer] has written a couple of songs — and we keep on writing. And when we're done touring this year — that will be late July — then we go home to Denmark and we take Rob with us. And then we all get together and finish up all the ideas and the songs that we are working on. And the whole plan is to enter the studio late November, and there's a gonna be a VOLBEAT record out next year. So it's gonna be great to kind of lock ourselves into the rehearsal room and finish up the work. We're already working on stuff at soundchecks. It's gonna be great."

VOLBEAT's next LP will follow up 2016's "Seal The Deal & Let’s Boogie" and will be the band's first full-length effort to feature bassist Kaspar Boye Larsen.

"Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie" arrived in June 2016 and featured the chart-topping "Black Rose" and "The Devil's Bleeding Crown", in addition to the Top Five title track.

VOLBEAT is currently on a run of European festivals that brings the band to U.K.'s Download festival today (Friday, June 8) and will last through late July. The band does not have any North American dates on its current schedule.

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