U.D.O., the German metal band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a new studio album, "Decadent", in January 2015.U.D.O.'s most recent studio CD, "Steelhammer", was released on May 24, 2013 via AFM Records. The effort was produced by Dirkschneider and Fitty Wienhold. U.D.O.'s latest concert DVD, "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow", came out in May. The first live release of U.D.O.'s new lineup (with a Russian bandmember) was filmed on September 28, 2013 at the Arena Hall in Moscow to highlight the "Steelhammer" tour. The band put together an exceptional setlist, including many classics that haven't been played for a long time, fan favorites and tracks from "Steelhammer". "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" was made available as DVD/2-CD, Bluray/2-CD and triple-vinyl in Russian national colors (tricolor). U.D.O. in 2012 announced the addition of guitarist Andrey Smirnov to the group's ranks. He replaced Stefan Kaufmann, who left the group for health reasons. (Thanks: NJthrasher)
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