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ACCEPT: New Songtitles Revealed

Reformed German heavy metal legends ACCEPT recently finished recording their new album at Backstage studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE). ACCEPT's as-yet-untitled effort — which will mark the recording debut of the band's new singer, Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) — will include around ...

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Russian Rockers PUSHKING Preparing To Release All-Star Album

Russian rockers PUSHKING are putting the finishing touches on the on their new all-star album entitled "The World As We Love It" (formerly known as "Pushking - Duets"). The CD was produced by Fabrizio Grossi and is being mastered at Precision Mastering in Los Angeles by Tom Baker, who has previously worked with ALICE COOPER, ...

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U.D.O.: Munich Footage Posted Online

Video footage of U.D.O.'s December 17, 2009 performance in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). U.D.O. is the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider. The group'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. ...

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U.D.O.: First Four Shows Of European Tour Postponed

U.D.O., the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider, has postponed the first four shows (January 6 - January 9, including three dates in the U.K. and one in Belgium) of its 2010 European tour. The new dates will probably be rescheduled for May 2010. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart ...

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Exclusive: ACCEPT In The Studio; Behind-The-Scenes Footage Posted Online

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has uploaded exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the new ACCEPT album, which are taking place at Backstage studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE). The six-and-a-half-minute clip, which includes interview footage with Sneap and members of the band, as well ...

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U.D.O.: New Video Interview Posted Online

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production and More-Metal.com conducted an interview with vocalist Udo Dirkschneider and guitarist Igor Gianola of German metallers U.D.O. when the band played in Berlin on November 29, 2009. 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 ...

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New ACCEPT Singer Interviewed On 'Maximum Threshold' Show

New ACCEPT lead singer Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) was interviewed on last night's (Saturday, December 5) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show. The program is now available for streaming using the audio player below. ACCEPT recently entered Backstage studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, ...

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U.D.O.: Villava Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Independence Day" on December 4, 2009 at Sala Totem in Villava, Spain can be viewed below (courtesy of "citysgonnaburn"). U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in Germany at position No. 27. This marks ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has been confirmed for next year's edition the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are IMMORTAL and CORVUS CORAX. In 2008, Wacken Open Air festival was honored with a Live Entertainment Award ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer Confirmed For 'Christmas Metal Symphony'

LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia is among the guest vocalists who will participate in the second "Christmas Metal Symphony" show, set to take place on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 013, Tilburg, Holland. As was the case with last year's event, the singers will be backed by a six-piece band and a 30-piece classical orchestra ...

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EPICA Singer Confirmed For 'Christmas Metal Symphony'

EPICA frontwoman Simone Simons is among the guest vocalists who will participate in the second "Christmas Metal Symphony" show, set to take place on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 013, Tilburg, Holland. As was the case with last year's event, the singers will be backed by a six-piece band and a 30-piece classical orchestra as ...

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U.D.O. Dates Postponed

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has been forced to postpone the first part of its tour in November "because of personal reasons." The trek will now officially start on November 23 in Oslo, Norway and then continue as scheduled. The rescheduled dates are as follows: Jan. 19 - CZE-Zlin ...

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New ACCEPT Singer: 'I Am Not Going To Try To Fill UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER's Shoes'

Reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT have entered Backstage studio in Derbyshire, England with acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE) to begin recording their new studio album. The as-yet-untitled CD — which will mark the recording debut of the band's new lead singer, Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) — will ...

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Dominator - U.D.O.

Is Udo Dirkschneider the Lemmy Kilmister of German heavy metal? Not quite, as that title would probably go to SODOM's Tom Angelripper. In any event, the diminutive front man and vocalist is a German metal icon and worldwide legend that has proved his worth as a mainstay of the trad-metal scene and gone further and ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Interviewed On 'The Classic Metal Show'

Legendary German heavy metal vocalist Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ex-ACCEPT) was a featured guest on this past Saturday's (October 24) edition of "The Classic Metal Show". The chat is now available for streaming in two parts below. "The Classic Metal Show" can be heard every Saturday night between 9:00 p.m. EST and 3:00 a.m. EST at ...

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Reformed ACCEPT To Begin Recording New Album With Producer ANDY SNEAP

Reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT have officially recruited acclaimed British producer and SABBAT guitarist Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE) to helm their forthcoming studio album. The as-yet-untitled CD — which will mark the recording debut of the band's new lead singer, Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) — will be recorded at Sneap's Backstage studio ...

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U.D.O. Announces Fürth Signing Session

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will take part in a signing session at Saturn in Fürth, Germany on October 30 at 5:00 p.m. Saturn Würzburger Straße 2 Fürth, Germany U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 27. This marks the ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER Says ACCEPT 'Reunion' With New Singer Won't Work

CrankItUp.se conducted an interview with U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider when the singer visited Stockholm, Sweden in August 2009. Watch the chat in two parts below. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 27. This marks the highest German chart entry in U.D.O.'s history. Released on August ...

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MASTERPLAN, THRESHOLD, U.D.O., DELAIN Members Confirmed For 'Christmas Metal Symphony'

Jorn Lande (MASTERPLAN), Damian Wilson (THRESHOLD), Udo Dirkschneider (U.D.O., ACCEPT), Mats Levén (THERION, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN) are among the guest vocalists who will participate in the second "Christmas Metal Symphony" show, set to take place on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 013, Tilburg, Holland. As was the case with last year's event, ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE

U.D.O. — the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Cruise, departing from Stockholm on October 8 and returning the next day. The event billing is shaping up as follows: CRASHDIET EXCITER FREAK KITCHEN FREEDOM CALL U.D.O. Two more acts will be announced soon. ...

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U.D.O.'s 'Dominator' Cracks German Top 30

"Dominator", the new album from U.D.O. — the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has entered the official chart in the group's home country at position No. 27. This marks the highest German chart entry in U.D.O.'s history. Released on August 21 via AFM Records, "Dominator" features the following track ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, HAMMERFALL Guitarist Perform ACCEPT Classics In Stockholm

Former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider performed two ACCEPT classics ("Breaker" and "Balls To The Wall") at the release party for U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", on August 19, 2009 at Pub Anchor in Stockholm, Sweden. He was backed by four Swedish musicians, including guitarist Pontus Norgren (HAMMERFALL, THE POODLES, TALISMAN, GREAT KING RAT). ...

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U.D.O.: European Tour Dates Announced

U.D.O. — the German metal band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has scheduled the following European tour dates: Nov. 23 - NOR - Oslo - John Dee Nov. 24 - NOR - Bergen - Garage Nov. 25 - NOR - Stavanger - Folken Nov. 26 - NOR - Kristiansand - Kick Nov. ...

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