Original bassist and long serving member Anders Kjolholm has departed ways with Volbeat. The split is due to a mutual decision between Kjolholm and the band, and you can read what the bassist had to say below:
‘It has been a great experience to be a part of the Volbeat family for so long and I wish Michael, Jon and Rob, everyone involved with the band and, of course all the fans, all the best on the continued journey’.
The band has stated ‘In connection with the planning and preparation of Volbeat’s extensive future plans and wishes for 2016 and onwards, Volbeat and Anders Kjolholm part ways. All matters related hereto have been mutually and respectfully agreed upon. All announced shows will happen as planned.
Anders has been a loyal friend and bandmate since 2001. We’ve toured most parts of the world and shared experiences that only few bands get to do. We’re very thankful for this and wish Anders all the best in the future’.