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Michael Poulsen

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Birthday
1, 1975
Birthplace
Slagelse, Denmark
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1975 (age 45)
Birthplace
Slagelse, Denmark

About

Singer-songwriter and founding member of the Danish heavy metal and rockabilly band Volbeat, the group known for songs like "Maybelenne i Hofteholder."

Before Fame

He was in the death metal band Dominus, but grew tired of that scene and left with several of its other members to start Volbeat.

Trivia

Taking inspiration from classic rock 'n roll, he found wide acclaim; Volbeat's first five records were Gold-certified.

Family Life

He married his fiance Lena in Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley in 2010. The couple split in 2015.

Associated With

He grew up in Copenhagen listening first to his parents' rock 'n' roll and country records by Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.