ACCEPT: No Reunion CD Or DVD Planned
The management of U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has issued a statement refuting reports that the previously announced ACCEPT reunion may lead to U.D.O.'s break-up.
According to the management, the upcoming ACCEPT reunion is not a proper "reunion" per se, but is rather an opportunity for some of the group's original members to come together and perform a few live shows to celebrate the group's 25-year anniversary. "They [ACCEPT] will not come out with any CD or DVD," the statetement reads. "U.D.O. is alive. They're going to start recording the new album in December. The album will come out in October 2005. The new tour'll start in February 2006."
As previously reported, ACCEPT have been confirmed as one of two headliners for next year's Rock Hard festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The band will most likely consist of original members Udo Dirkschneider (vocals), Wolf Hoffman (guitars) and Peter Baltes (bass). Whether original drummer Stefan Kaufmann and guitar player Jörg Fischer will be part of the reunited lineup has yet to be confirmed.
ACCEPT are expected to announce several other festival appearances next summer, including Sweden Rock in Sweden and Gods of Metal in Italy.
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