Legendary U.D.O./ex-ACCCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider will be interviewed by SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose on today's (Sunday, October 7) edition of "Noize Factor". The show will air at 4:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 p.m. PST and can be streamed live via the Internet at this location.U.D.O.'s performance at this year's Sweden Rock Festival — which took place in early June in Sölvesborg, Sweden — will air on the Swedish radio station Sveriges Radio P4 on October 20 starting at 8:00 p.m. CET. The broadcast will be available for streaming via the Internet at this location. U.D.O. will release a "best of" album on December 7. In addition to the band's "greatest hits," the set will feature previously unreleased studio and live material. U.D.O. and PRIMAL FEAR will team up for a European co-headlining tour this fall.
U.D.O. recently signed with Coallier Entertainment (TWISTED SISTER, SEBASTIAN BACH, BELLADONNA, W.A.S.P.) in New York City for booking and is said to be "excited" to come back to America and Canada to play for the fans again. 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. "Mastercutor" was released on May 18 via AFM Records. Several extra songs were recorded for the CD, with different territories getting their own bonus cuts. The Japanese edition of the CD comes with the track "Man a King Ruler", the Russian album includes "Platchet Soldat", and both feature the song "Streets of Sin". The European limited-edition version of "Mastercutor" includes the songs "Borderline" and "Screaming Eagles". Watch U.D.O.'s video for the song "The Wrong Side of Midnight" (taken from "Mastercutor"):