The chart-topping Danish rock sensations are ready to pound out some serious heavy metal psychobilly on Friday, Aug. 9.
The unmistakable heavy metal boogie of Volbeat will disrupt the Buffalo Chip’s Wolfman Jack Stage on Friday, Aug. 9. Critics have referred to Volbeat’s blend of heavy metal, rockabilly and punk as “Elvis Metal” and “hooky, major-key hard rock with a beat you can’t keep to yourself.” This unique sound has helped the band become an undeniable rock force, earning them six chart-topping hits in less than five years, See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS
“We’ve received so many requests to book Volbeat over the past few years, so we searched them out and started listening. Now we’re big fans!” said Rod Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip President. “There’s some tremendous talent here with a sound that Buffalo Chip fans are going to love.”
Volbeat’s chart-topping songs include “The Devil’s Bleeding Crown,” which clung to the no. 1 spot on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart for nine weeks, and “Seal the Deal,” both from their latest album, “Seal the Deal and Let’s Boogie.” All of the band’s six studio albums have been certified gold in Denmark, and their second album, “Rock the Rebel/Metal the Devil,” received platinum status. The 2010 album release “Beyond Hell/Above Heaven” was subject to widespread international critical acclaim, receiving double platinum in Denmark, platinum in Finland and Germany, and gold in the United States, Sweden and Austria.
Volbeat joins an expanding list of some of the world’s most talented and beloved bands performing at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip in 2019.
The 2019 Growing Lineup of Entertainment Announced So Far Includes:
Friday, Aug. 2 Skid Row
Saturday, Aug. 3 Keith Urban
George Thorogood and The Destroyers
Sunday, Aug. 4 Godsmack
American Flat Track Grand National Championship Races+
Monday, Aug. 5 Styx
Thursday, Aug. 8 Toby Keith
Friday, Aug. 9 Volbeat
Saturday, Aug. 10 Zakk Sabbath
Reverend Horton Heat
The 38th annual festival, known as “The Best Party Anywhere!,” will open with a pre-rally party July 29 – Aug. 1, 2019, with official festival dates running Aug. 2-11, 2019.
Fans can expect more band and pass announcements for 2019 in the coming weeks. Concerts and races are free with camping. More information, full festival, multi-day and specially priced day passes are available at BuffaloChip.com
About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast, awarded AMA Track of the Year in 2016, American Flat Track Event of the Year and South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner in 2017. Since 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers six stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts and races are free with camping. The Motorcycles as Art exhibit curated by Michael Lichter showcases the works of the world’s best bike builders. Numerous bike and stunt shows and all shopping, live music and events at the CrossRoads are free and open to the public. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.