Volbeat Have The Most #1 Mainstream Rock Songs Of Any European Band

Elvis-metallers Volbeat have officially made Billboard chart history.

Volbeat Have The Most #1 Mainstream Rock Songs Of Any European Band

It's a little amazing to consider how high in rock's ranks Volbeat have risen. While other bands and trends have come and gone, this Danish swing-metal quartet have dominated the ears of listeners around the world with music that lands somewhere between Pantera and Elvis. Now, Volbeat have made history in the Billboard charts, officially becoming the European band with the most #1 songs in the history of the Mainstream Rock chart.

According to Billboard, the band's new track Die To Live, featuring guest vocals by Clutch frontman Neil Fallon, has jumped to the #1 spot on the Mainstream Rock Charts, making it the band's eighth song to do so and a tiebreaker between them and U2 to make them the European band with the most top entries on that chart.

That said, Volbeat are tied for 9th on the list of most Mainstream Rock chart-toppers as a whole. Here's the breakdown of which bands have them beat:

Shinedown - 15 songs
Three Days Grace - 15 songs
Van Halen - 13 songs
Disturbed - 10 songs
Godsmack - 10 songs
Tom Petty - 10 songs (both solo and with the Heartbreakers)
Aerosmith - 9 songs
Metallica - 9 songs
Five Finger Death Punch - 8 songs
Foo Fighters - 8 songs
Linkin Park - 8 songs
Nickelback - 8 songs
Volbeat - 8 songs

READ THIS: Album review: Volbeat - Rewind, Replay, Rebound

Fun fact: the only band besides Volbeat on this list who isn't American is Three Days Grace, who hail from Canada.

Listen to Volbeat's record-breaking new song below:

Volbeat and Clutch will be hitting the road in the States later this year, so shake your tailfeather at one of the following dates:


04 - Tempe, Ariz. @ Big Surf%
05 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort^
07 - Denver, Colo. @ Mission Ballroom^
08 - Independence, Mo. @ Silverstein Eye Centers Arena^
10 - Irving, Texas @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory^
11 - Beaumont, Texas @ Ford Arena^
13 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Nashville Municipal Auditorium^
14 - Knoxville, Tenn. @ Knoxville Civic Coliseum^
15 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Coca-Cola Roxy^


01 - Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater*
02 - Hershey, Pa. @ GIANT Center#
03 - Charlotte, N.C.@ Epicenter Festival
05 - Youngstown, Ohio @ Covelli Centre^
06 - Columbus, Ohio @ Schottenstein Center^
08 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ 93X Twin City Takeover
09 - Milwaukee, Wis. @ Eagles Ballroom^
10 - Grand Rapids, Mich. @ The DeltaPlex Arena^
12 - Baltimore, Md. @ UMBC Event Center^
13 - New York, N.Y.@ The Rooftop at Pier 17^

^with special guests Clutch and The Picturebooks
%KUPD UFest 2020
*WNOR Lunatic Luau with Disturbed
#with special guest The Picturebooks

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