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ACCEPT: New Song Sample Available

"The Abyss", a brand new song from reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT, was premiered on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio show last week on New York's Q104.3 FM and then again on KNAC.COM's "The Vault" this past Sunday, March 21 with host DJ Will. A reduced-quality, incomplete version of the track is now available ...

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ACCEPT: Helsinki, Stockholm Dates Added

Following their eagerly awaited return to the live stage at the almost-sold-out Gramercy Theatre in New York City, reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will be heading to Europe to perform special shows in carefully handpicked venues in various European capitals. ACCEPT has chosen to play these publicity concerts in small, intimate settings to get close ...

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ACCEPT On VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show'; Video Available

Video footage of ACCEPT's recent appearance on VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show" can be viewed below. Following their eagerly awaited return to the live stage at the almost-sold-out Gramercy Theatre in New York City, reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will be heading to Europe to perform special shows in carefully handpicked venues in various European ...

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ACCEPT To Play Series Of 'Secret Small Gigs' In Europe

Following their eagerly awaited return to the live stage at the almost-sold-out Gramercy Theatre in New York City, reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will be heading to Europe to perform special shows in carefully handpicked venues in various European capitals! ACCEPT has chosen to play these publicity concerts in small, intimate settings to get close ...

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ACCEPT Schedules London Date

According to U.K.'s Classic Rock magazine, reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will play a one-off show in London at the Islington O2 Academy on May 26, at the the end of a brief European tour. ACCEPT will debut its new lineup — featuring the band's latest addition, vocalist Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) — on May ...

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ACCEPT's New Lineup To Make Its Live Debut In New York City

Reformed heavy metal legends ACCEPT will debut their new lineup — featuring the band's latest addition, vocalist Mark Tornillo (ex-TT QUICK) — on May 8 at New York City's Gramercy Theatre. "We can't wait to go out and play again," said bassist Peter Baltes. "Just because [former ACCEPT singer] Udo Dirkschneider isn't available to take ...

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U.D.O. Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has been confirmed for this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 9-12, 2010 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALDO NOVA (CAN) ALESTORM (UK) ANVIL (CAN) BACHMAN & TURNER (CAN) BEHEMOTH (PL) BIGELF (US) ...

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UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER To Guest On KISSIN' DYNAMITE Album

U.D.O./ex-ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider makes a guest appearance on the title track of KISSIN' DYNAMITE's forthcoming album, "Addicted To Metal". The CD is scheduled for release on March 26. In other news, U.D.O. has posted several video blogs from the road. Check them out below. U.D.O.'s new album, "Dominator", entered the official chart in Germany ...

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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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