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U.D.O. – Steelfactory (Album Review)

Udo Dirkschneider has been delivering quality heavy metal for over 40 years. Beginning his career with Speed Metal forefathers, Accept he fronted the band for seven classic releases. In 1987 Dirkschneider departed Accept beginning a successful solo career and has issued an immense catalog of music under the U.D.O. banner. Returning briefly in the 90’s […]

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DIRKSCHNEIDER – Back To The Roots Part 2 Tour Back To Back Toronto/Ottawa!

On April 6, 1952, 65 years ago a man was born. This man would become a stalwart figure in heavy metal. Udo Dirkschneider rose to the metalhead’s eyes and ears as frontman for the 1970s formed German band Accept. The band impressed audiences and issued a six-album catalog before Udo departed in 1987 to form […]

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DIRKSCHNEIDER Destroys Toronto! (Concert Review)

DIRKSCHNEIDER Destroys Toronto! (Concert Review)

I am writing this review with ringing ears, bloodshot eyes, aching muscles, a “Metal Heart” and a huge smile on my face. This condition I find myself in comes courtesy of Dirkschneider, both the man and his incredible band. Last night Dirkschneider rolled into Toronto’s Mod Club on the Farewell To Accept tour and delivered heaping amounts […]

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Dirkschneider and Udo – Nominated for Metal Hammer Awards

Dirkschneider and Udo – Nominated for Metal Hammer Awards

A huge “horns in the air” salute goes out to Dirkschneider for being nominated “BEST LIVE BAND”, and also to Udo himself for also being nominated for the 2016 “LEGEND” award at this year’s Metal Hammer Awards. The winners will be announced on September 16th, 2016 during the Metal Hammer Award Show in Berlin. Late last […]

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Dirkschneider (Sweden Rock 2016 Spotlight)

Dirkschneider (Sweden Rock 2016 Spotlight)

Udo Dirkschneider, the legendary former vocalist for German Heavy Metal band Accept is taking to the tour road once again. This time under the moniker of Dirkschneider. Why under his surname Dirkschneider? Well, this is a different tour. It is a final tour. While not Udo‘s last I hope, it will be the last time […]

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1987: My Guilty Pleasures and Forgotten Treasures

1987: My Guilty Pleasures and Forgotten Treasures

There are a lot of forgotten and overlooked releases from the 80’s and 1987 is no exception.  While they may not be everyone’s taste or preference, here are a few of my “overlooked” or “secret treasures” from that year. . Hailing from Droitwich, England during the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era, Grim Reaper finally let […]

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