Danish heavy hitters Volbeat came out to Portland, Maine’s Maine State Pier on May 13th and opened up the concert season out on the docks by the harbor with a bang!

Volbeat is currently on a spree of dates with Metallica with several off-dates like this one in between. Crossover thrash band Iron Reagan opened for Volbeat on this and several other off-dates. Both bands put on killer performances, with Iron Reagan getting the crowd amped up and Volbeat kicking things up several notches with their set.

When he's not out in the woods, clomping around in streams, or looking at shiny rocks, you can find our U.S. Managing Editor and contributing photographer Nathan Katsiaficas in the photo pit, covering everything from heavy metal to punk, alternative, indie, and hip-hop.