Rob Caggiano has left Volbeat

Rob Caggiano performs onstage with Volbeat at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany on December 5, 2022
(Image credit: Frank Hoensch/Redferns)

Rob Caggiano, the long-tenured lead electric guitar player for Volbeat, has parted ways with the band.

The Danish hard-rockers announced the news today (June 5) in a social media post, praising Caggiano in their statement as a “brother.”

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.