Danish rockers Volbeat do not plan to be idle on off days from their opening stint with Metallica this summer.
The group has announced 13 more shows, including appearances at Rockfest on June 3 in Kansas City, Rock Fest on July 13 in Cadott, Wisc. and Rock USA on July 14 in Oshkosh, Wisc. The group's run with Metallica, meanwhile, begins May 10 in Baltimore, three days after Volbeat plays at the Carolina Rebellion festival in Charlotte.
The band is supporting its sixth studio album, last year's Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie; It recently released a new single and lyric from the album, "Black Rose," that features guest vocals by Danko Jones.
Volbeat's own itinerary includes:
May 7 - Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion
May 9 - Hershey, PA – Giant Center
May 13 - Portland, ME – Maine State Pier
May 16 - Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
May 20 - Lewiston, NY – Artpark Amphitheater
June 3 - Kansas City, MO – Rockfest
June 5 - Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
June 10 - Oklahoma City, OK – The Criterion
July 8 - Biloxi, MS – Hard Rock Live
July 10 - Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
July 13 - Cadott, WI – Rock Fest
July 14 - Oshkosh, WI – Rock USA
July 18 - Gilford, NH – Bank Of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.