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Formed: 1971
From: Solingen, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Accept Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Accept.

Interview

Interview With Udo Dirkschneider

Udo Dirkschneider shouldn't need an introduction, but here's one anyway. Coming from the legendary band Accept ("Metal Heart" was my first tattoo), Germany's powerhouse vocalist Udo Dirkschneider has just released his band U.D.O.'s thirteenth masterpiece "Rev-Raptor."

Just before U.D.O. sets off an a huge European tour, I got a chance to talk to the legendary Udo Dirkschneider about the new album, constant touring, and just how you make a set list with thirteen albums of material to choose from. More...

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Wolf Hoffmann Discusses Accept's New Album

Iconic German heavy metal act Accept, which was recently covered in our Sunday Old School column, has reunited with a new vocalist to release the band's first album in 14 years. Guitarist Wolf Hoffmann recently discussed the band meeting up with new singer Mark Tornillo of TT Quick and the creation of the latest album, "Blood of the Nations."

While explaining the sound of the band's latest addition to heavy metal, Wolf stated, "It’s really not that different honestly. It’s pretty much what people would expect from Accept. We try to sort of go back in time and give them some good old school ‘80s kind of metal, but with new ideas and a modern drum and guitar sound. We really didn’t try to change much and we tried to stay true to the formula." Wolf also covered the band's upcoming tour schedule and the various Accept cover tunes that have appeared over the years. More...

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