Dirkschneider – Live Back To the Roots: Accepted! DVD/CD

Dirkschneider – Live Back To the Roots: Accepted! DVD/CD

Artist: Dirkschneider Album: Live Back To the Roots: Accepted! DVD/CD Genre: Metal Label: AFM Records Release Date: August 25, 2017 Reviewed by: Bobby Caughron Review:  At first glance this looked to be a re-packaged version of Dirkschneider‘s last release, but I am happy to report that is not. While the track list may be almost identical, the songs are completely different live versions. I have to say that although, I loved the previous “Live” Back To The…

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Accept Platinum Edition Digipak Re-Releases Review

Accept Platinum Edition Digipak Re-Releases Review

Artist: Accept Albums: Accept, Breaker, I’m A Rebel,  and Restless And Wild Platinum Digipaks (Bonus Tracks) Genre: Metal Label: AFM Records Release Date: April, 14, 2017 Review: Okay, so let me clarify this before I get started with the review. All four of these CD’s are sold separately and not part of a set, but I decided to review them all together as Accept fans might be inclined to buy them all. Former lead vocalist for…

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Udo Dirkschneider Says He Will Never Reunite With Accept

Udo Dirkschneider Says He Will Never Reunite With Accept

When it comes to metal’s greatest anthems, Accept’s Balls To The Wall is always listed as one of the top songs. And, with good reason. From the opening chords, you immediately recognize it, your head begins to start rocking in the headbanging motion and your hand can’t help but form in the metal horns position.  The architect of this song and many other great Accept songs in none other than Udo Dirkschneider. I had the…

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Heaven Below: Good Morning Apocalypse

Heaven Below: Good Morning Apocalypse

Artist: Heaven Below Album: Good Morning Apocalypse Genre: Metal Label: EMP Label Group Release Date: October 14, 2016 Review: Wow! Talk about an incredible and ambitious project. Not since Queensryche’s Operation Mindcrime album has there been a concept album this enjoyable and engaging at the same time. Heaven Below pull out all of the stops in an album that according to lead vocalist and guitarist, Patrick Kennison, has been the works for almost four years….

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Dirkschneider: Live – Back To The Roots

Dirkschneider: Live – Back To The Roots

Artist: Dirkschneider Album: Live – Back To The Roots Genre: Metal Label: AFM Records Release Date: October 28, 2016 Review: Most of you know Udo Dirkschneider as the original lead vocalist for the great metal band, Accept. And while the band made some of the best metal albums of the 1980’s and 1990’s, there was often a lot of turmoil and chaos as the band broke up, and re-united several times. Eventually, the band and…

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Former Accept Vocalist Udo Dirkschneider Wins Coveted Metal Hammer Award

Former Accept Vocalist Udo Dirkschneider Wins Coveted Metal Hammer Award

Last Friday Udo Dirkschneider received the „MAXIMUM METAL“ Award from the leading german metal mag METAL HAMMER! Udo wants to thank everybody for this award which is something very special since only stars like James Hetfield have received it so far. „It´s a great honor to receive such an award. And despite this award sounds like a lifetime achievement I want to let you know that we are far away from an end of my…

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Former Accept Vocalist Releases Live Album Of All Accept Favorites

Former Accept Vocalist Releases Live Album Of All Accept Favorites

Former Accept Vocalist Releases Live Album Of All Accept Favorites Udo Dirkschneider’s “Farewell to Accept” U.S. tour in January 2017!!! Look for DIRKSCHNEIDER- Live- “Back To The Roots” out worldwide via AFM Records on October 28th!!!! The long-awaited live album from DIRKSCHNEIDER’s “Back To The Roots Tour” will be released on October 28th as 2-CD Digipak and Gtf. 3-Vinyl in 4 different colors (black, gold, silber and clear) via AFM Records. During the tour rock…

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Former Accept Singer To Release Live Album

Former Accept Singer To Release Live Album

Dirkschneider The long-awaited live album from DIRKSCHNEIDER’s “Back To The Roots Tour” will be released on October 28th as 2-CD DigiPak and triple vinyl in 4 different vinyl colors (black, gold, silber and clear) via AFM Records. The album “Live – Back To The Roots” was recorded at the sold out show at the “Kaminwerk” in Memmingen on April 2nd, 2016 and contains the following tracks: 01. Intro 02. Starlight 03. Living For Tonite 04….

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Lita Ford / Union Underground Guitarist Presents Heaven Below

Lita Ford / Union Underground Guitarist Presents Heaven Below

Heaven Below, the current project of Union Underground/Lita Ford guitarist Patrick Kennison has signed with EMP LABEL GROUP, the label of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, distributed by eOne Entertainment, who will release the band’s upcoming LP GOOD MORNING APOCALYPSE on October 14th. GMA, a mind-blowing masterpiece of an apocalyptic concept album, features guest appearances from Lita Ford, Jason McMaster (Dangerous Toys, Broken Teeth), Udo Dirkschneider (Accept), and Kobra Paige of Kobra and the Lotus. The…

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