U.D.O.: Helsinki Concert Footage Available
Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Mastercutor" on November 22, 2007 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. The clip, which was filmed, edited and produced by Keke Lehikoinen, features dubbed audio taken from the "official bootleg" recording of the concert, which was made available to all attendees immediately following the group's performance.
U.D.O. released a "best-of" album, "Metallized - 20 Years of Metal", on November 30 via AFM Records. The CD booklet is filled with photos from the last 20 years and and includes liner notes written by Metal Hammer journalist Andreas Schöwe. The first 12 songs on the collection were chosen by fans via the official U.D.O. web site, while tracks 13 to 16 consist of two unreleased songs, an acoustic version of the ACCEPT classic "Balls to the Wall", and a live version of "The Bullet and the Bomb".
U.D.O.'s new album, "Mastercutor", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 39 — the highest German chart position in the band's history.
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