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U.D.O.: New Album Delayed

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has issued the following update: "The release of the new [U.D.O.] album, 'Rev-Raptor', which was initially planned for January 14, 2011 [via AFM Records] was unfortunately postponed to March 18, 2011! The reason therefor is the sadly reappearance of Stefan's [Kaufmann, guitar] strong ...

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U.D.O.: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has set "Rev Raptor" as the title of its new album, due on January 14, 2011 via AFM Records. 17 new songs were written for the CD, with 11 of them set to appear on the final product. On March 27, 2010, Jason ...

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ACCEPT's WOLF HOFFMANN To Guest On WJCU's 'Metal On Metal'

Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann of reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will guest on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program on Friday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. EST. Hoffmann will discuss the band's new lineup, the "Blood Of The Nations" album and forthcoming U.S. tour. You can listen to the show live at 88.7 FM in the ...

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Blood of the Nations - ACCEPT

"Blood of the Nations" is another one of those albums from a reformed classic metal act that had me approaching with caution in anticipation of the big letdown. That letdown never happened. "Blood of the Nations" is the shot in the arm that fans of traditional heavy metal needed, not to mention that when the ...

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Addicted to Metal - KISSIN' DYNAMITE

If it's well played and written with sizeable hooks I'm usually a sucker for this good time traditional/power metal stuff, be it EDGUY, DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND, or, as recently noted, SABATON. In the case of "Addicted to Metal" by Germany's KISSIN' DYNAMITE the times are indeed good; the style a blend of '80s hair metal ...

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WACKEN OPEN AIR: German TV Report Available

A three-and-a-half-minute German TV (RTL) report on this year's Wacken Open Air festival can be viewed below. Wacken Open Air, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, was honored with a Live Entertainment Award in 2008 in the "Festival Of The Year" category. This award recognizes distinguished achievements in live entertainment and is given out ...

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U.D.O. Records New WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival Anthem

U.D.O., the German heavy metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has recorded the official "anthem" of the Wacken Open Air festival, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. According to the event organizers, you will be able to find "Wacken Hymne 2010" all over this year's festival, which kicked off today (Thursday, ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Interviewed By 'Good Time Metal Oldies'

On March 27, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider. You can now listen to the chat below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in Nova Scotia and Tuesday nights at ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Interviewed At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL; Video Available

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT vocalist Udo Dirkschneider was interviewed by CrankItUp.se backstage at this year's Sweden Rock Festival, which was held June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. Watch the chat below. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in Germany at position No. 27. This marks the highest German chart entry in U.D.O.'s history. A ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For STOCKHOLM ROCK OUT Festival

U.D.O., the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, will headline the second installment of the Stockholm Rock Out festival, set to take place September 10-11, 2010 at Gamla Tryckeriet in Alvik, Sweden. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: GREAT WHITE (USA) U.D.O. (DE) LIZZY BORDEN (USA) KEEL (USA) ...

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ACCEPT: Complete 'The Abyss' Stream Available

"The Abyss", a brand new song from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's new studio album, "Blood Of Nations", which is scheduled for release in North America on September 14 via Nuclear Blast Records. The band's 15th LP was recorded at Backstage Studio in Derbyshire, England ...

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ACCEPT 'Turning Back Time' With Sold-Out NYC Show

The first-ever concert by the new lineup of the reformed legendary heavy metal band ACCEPT — which is scheduled to take place on May 8 at the 750-capacity New York City's Gramercy Theatre — has officially sold out. States ACCEPT's guitarist and founding member Wolf Hoffmann: "We are so very happy and humbled! "When we ...

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ACCEPT Sells Out

The first-ever concert by the new lineup of the reformed legendary heavy metal band ACCEPT — which is scheduled to take place on May 8 at the 750-capacity New York City's Gramercy Theatre — has officially sold out. Following the New York City show, ACCEPT will head to Europe to perform special gigs in carefully ...

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ACCEPT: 'Blood Of Nations' North American Release Date Announced

Nuclear Blast Records has set a September 14 tentative North American release date for "Blood Of Nations", the new studio album from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT. The band's 15th LP was recorded at Backstage Studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE). The CD ...

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ACCEPT Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Due late summer, the band's 15th album, "Blood Of Nations", was recorded at Backstage Studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE). The CD — which will mark the recording debut of ...

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ACCEPT: New Song Sample Available

"The Abyss", a brand new song from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT, was premiered on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio show last week on New York's Q104.3 FM and then again on KNAC.COM's "The Vault" this past Sunday, March 21 with host DJ Will. A reduced-quality, incomplete version of the track is now available ...

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