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U.D.O.: Photos From 20th-Anniversary Concert Posted Online

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider celebrated its 20th anniversary by playing two special shows in Germany on April 30 in Solingen at Cobra and May 3 in Tuttlingen at Stadthalle. The three-hour Tuttlingen concert was filmed for a DVD and live CD, to be released before the end of ...

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U.D.O. Schedules More South American, Mexican Dates

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has announced the following dates for Mexico and South America: May 31 - Goiania, Brazil - Clube Ja 9 Jun. 01 - So Paulo, Brazil - Citibank Hall Jun. 03 - Asuncin, Paraguay - Consejo Nacional de Deportes Jun. 04 - Montevideo, Uruguay - ...

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U.D.O.: Brazilian Tour Dates Announced

U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has announced the first two shows as part of its upcoming South American tour. They are as follows: May 31 - BR - Goiania - Clube Ja 9 Jun. 01 - BR - So Paulo - Citibank Hall More dates will be announced soon. ...

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U.D.O.: 20th-Anniversary Concert Details Revealed

The web site of U.D.O. the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider has been updated with the following message: "U.D.O. has invented on the occasion of the band's 20th anniversary a special thank you to the fans. "Because of the loyalty of the German fans, U.D.O. will play two special shows in ...

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U.D.O.: First Show Of 2008 Confirmed

U.D.O. — the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — has issued the following update: "U.D.O. will play on April 30th in Solingen (Germany); the town were everything has started. It will be a special concert and the band will be available for photos, autographs etc. after the show. There's more to ...

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DIO's CRAIG GOLDY To Tour With BUDGIE

DIO's Craig Goldy — who is currently busy sharing his "incredible knowledge of the inner workings of the record industry" via a program called "Destiny Bridge" — will tour with Welsh hard rock legends BUDGIE as a guest guitarist. The dates featuring Goldy are as follows: UK tour dates: Jan. 31 - Cox's Yard, Stratford-upon-Avon ...

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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 ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER To Appear On 'Guest DJ Hour'

Legendary U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider will host Metal Express Radio's "Guest DJ Hour" today (Friday, December 21). He will play 10 of his favorite tracks "that have influenced him or are currently rocking his metal world!" Listen to the program at 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. CET (9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. EST) at

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Members To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider and two members of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN were interviewed for this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, November 28) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. According to a press release for the program, "OVERKILL, MANIFEST and DARKTHRONE go under the magnifying glass ...

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U.D.O.: Kiev Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider — performing at the Extreme Power Open Air festival in Kiev, Ukraine in September 2007 can be viewed below (courtesy of "part1k"). Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat on November 15 at the web site of the ...

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U.D.O.: Haugesund Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Holy" on November 17, 2007 at at Byscenen in Haugesund, Norway can be viewed below (courtesy of "Lund666"). Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat last Thursday (November 15) at the web site of ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER: Chat Transcript Available

Former ACCEPT and current U.D.O. frontman Udo Dirkschneider took part in an online chat last Thursday (November 15) at the web site of the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. Read a transcript of the chat at this location. According to a posting on U.D.O.'s web site, fans who attend the German group's concerts will now ...

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U.D.O.: Video Interview From Serbia's EXIT Festival Posted Online

An interview with U.D.O. members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals; ex-ACCEPT) and Fitty Wienhold (bass) conducted on July 14, 2007 at the Exit festival in Novi Sad, Serbia by Thea (Teodora Bahun) of the TV show "Demo_NS" on RTV Panonija has been posted on YouTube. The six-minute clip, which includes footage of the band's performance at the ...

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Take U.D.O. Home After The Show

According to a posting on U.D.O.'s web site, fans who attend the German group's concerts will now have achance to purchase a recording of each show immediately following the completion of the gig on a 1 GB USB stick (photo) with a U.D.O. logo printed on it. U.D.O. — the German band led ...

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MEGADETH Adds 20 Minutes To Osaka Set

MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Man, we had such a great time onstage last night in Osaka, so much so that we played an extra 20 minutes for ya. I want to personally thank all involved with Mr. Udo for making ...

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MEGADETH Mainman: 'Dreams Really Do Come True!'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "South Korea Rocks! "OMG! HJ, our promoter in Korea, was AWESOME! I had such a great time and great show that if we could come back again in three weeks on the way home to the ...

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U.D.O.: Bordeaux Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider — performing the ACCEPT classic "Metal Heart" on October 23, 2007 in Bordeaux, France can be viewed below. U.D.O. has set "Metallized - 20 Years Of Metal" as the title of its upcoming "best-of" album, due in December via ...

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Chapter Two - VIKING SKULL

I didn't get too into the first VIKING SKULL record because of songs like "Unholy Ground" — swaggering cock-rockin' boogie numbers with phlegmy and strained vocals from one Roddy Stone, a roadie for RAGING SPEEDHORN (the band originally featured another roadie, Waldie, on bass, and members of that band filled out the lineup). After that ...

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U.D.O. To Release 'Best Of' Collection

U.D.O., the German band led by legendary ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, will release a "best of" album on December 7 and the fans are invited to contribute to the song-selection process. To take part, send an e-mail with no more than three songs to [email protected] The deadline is September 15. U.D.O. and PRIMAL FEAR will ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist Performs With STURM UND DRANG At Finnish Festival; Video Available

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist K.K. Downing joined Finnish metallers STURM UND DRANG on stage at the VRock festival in Salo, Finland on August 25, 2007 for a rendition of the PRIEST classic "Breaking the Law". Watch video footage of the performance below (courtesy of www.kkdowning.net) (Windows Media required). As previously reported, U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo ...

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U.D.O., PRIMAL FEAR: Scandinavian Dates Announced

U.D.O., the band led by legendary ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, and PRIMAL FEAR will team up for a European co-headlining tour this fall. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 13 - Geleen, Netherlands - Hanenhof Oct. 15 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz Oct. 16 - Rome, Italy - Alpheus Oct. 18 - Sevilla, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Vocalist Records Theme Song For DARIO ARGENTO's Latest Horror Epic

Grammy-nominated, British shock rockers CRADLE OF FILTH have delved towards a new level of darkness. Vocalist Dani Filth recently recorded vocals for the theme song to Dario Argento's latest horror/suspense opus "Mother of Tears: The Third Mother". The song, entitled "(She's) The Mother of Tears" was composed by Claudio Simonetti. Simonetti, a veritable legend among ...

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