Accept – The Rise of Chaos (Album Review)

In Heavy Metal, it must be expected that despite the diehard survival rate of the genre lasting over forty years, one should always expect changing times and unpredictable circumstances to come into play. In the case of German Heavy Metal icons Accept, there have been ... Read More

Accept’s Breaker 35 Years Later

The raspy, highly unique vocals of Udo Dirkschneider and hard, heavy guitar solos of Wolf Hoffmann helped German band Accept’s sound pave the way for Heavy Metal. Following a series of early projects, the lineup of Accept took form in 1976 with Dirkschneider, Hoffmann, Guitarist Gerhard Wahl, Bassist ... Read More

Interview – Udo Sirkschneider of U.D.O.

Arguably, one of the most distinctive voices in Heavy Metal history has been Germany’s Udo Sirkschneider. Embedded as a fixture on the scene four decades now, Udo came to prominence as during his reign as vocalist of Accept during the band’s formidable years, helping establishing ... Read More

U.D.O. – Decadent (Album Review)

One of the most unique vocalists in the history of Heavy Metal may also be the most prolific, and yet Udo Dirkschneider gets far less credit for pioneering and defining the genre than he deserves. Fans of Metal will remember Udo’s two decade plus run ... Read More