Danish rock 'n' rollers Volbeat will be doing a string of US tour dates later this month without the company of guitarist Thomas Bredahl. The band issued the following update:

"To our U.S. fans: We'll be playing the first handful of our U.S. shows without Thomas [Bredahl] on guitar. Immigration is giving him a real hard time because of an incident concerning theft of a barstool back in the day. He wasn't exactly a juvenile delinquent or anything, but to Homeland Security it's all the same. We hope to have him on board shortly. Our guitar tech will stand in for the time being and we'll, of course, keep you updated."

Quick reminder: the new Volbeat album Beyond Hell/Above Heaven, in slated for release in Germany on September 10 and in most parts of Europe on September 13 via Vertigo/Universal.

18 Aug 2010 - Machine Shop - Flint, MI
19 Aug 2010 - Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL
20 Aug 2010 - The Intersection - Grand Rapids, MI
22 Aug 2010 - Marquis Theatre - Denver, CO
23 Aug 2010 - The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT
24 Aug 2010 - Knitting Factory - Boise, ID
26 Aug 2010 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
27 Aug 2010 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA

Source: volbeat.dk
Band profile: Volbeat
Posted: 15.08.2010 by VezzyRattlehead


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Valentin B - 15.08.2010 at 11:17  
LOL he stole a barstool => he's a criminal. anyway it's a shame, he's a good player and i love his vocals on The Garden's Tale(which i presume they won't be playing on this tour for this reason)
Skyum - 15.08.2010 at 21:20  
Thomas didn't do the vocals for The Garden's Tale, he just does it when they play live. Those vocals were done by Johan Olsen, the lead singer of a danish rock band called Magtens Korridorer.
GT - 16.08.2010 at 12:42  
Haha stealing barstools is a typical Danish teenage thing to do...getting caught is just bad luck

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