Michael Poulsen Of Volbeat & Asinhell

Volbeat’s Michael Poulsen To Undergo A Throat Operation This Fall


Volbeat vocalist/guitarist Michael Poulsen that he is currently scheduled to undergo an operation on his throat next month. He revealed the news in an interview with, confirming that he will be requiring time to heal and train his voice afterwards.

News of the procedure follows word that Volbeat won’t be touring in 2024 in order to write and focus on their next studio album, while also enjoying some time with their families.

Poulsen will remain active musically however outside of Volbeat in the new year, as he plans to continue to promote the upcoming debut album from his death metal side project, Asinhell. The 48-year-old musician handles the guitar duties in that outfit, with vocals handled by Marc Grewe (Insidious Disease, ex-Morgoth).

Impii Hora” has been set as the title to that trio’s debut album, which will be released next Friday, September 29th on Metal Blade Records.


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