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Gig review: SABATON / ACCEPT – 117 Piraeus Academy, Athens, 8 March 2017

Twilight Force

European Power Metal has always enjoyed a healthy level of support in my home country but not even the most optimistic of music fans would expect that a venue as big as the Academy (can accommodate approximately 1600 people), of … Continue reading

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Album review: ACCEPT – Restless And Wild

ACCEPT - Restless And Wild

Nuclear Blast [Release date 13.01.17] Legendary German metal band Accept has been a dominant force in the genre for a few decades now. Fewer bands have been as heralded and influential as Accept. Years ago original vocalist Udo Dirckschneider parted … Continue reading

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Album review: DIRKSCHNEIDER – Back To The Roots

DIRKSCHNEIDER - Back To The Roots

AFM Records [Release date 28.10.16] If you don’t know who Udo Dirkschneider is, you’re either really young or not a metal fan. Former singer for legendary German metal band Accept, Udo has one of the most distinctive voices in the … Continue reading

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News: THE FACES, UDO, SUPERTRAMP– Thursday 6th August 2015

The Faces have announced a one-off reunion after 40 years. They appear on September 5th with a special gig as part of the 3rd Rock ’N’ Horsepower charity event for Prostate Cancer UK. Original surviving members Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones … Continue reading

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News: JEFF BECK, AEROSMITH, BERNIE TORME – Wednesday 15 April 2015

Jeff Beck - Birmingham Symphony Hall, 20 May 2014

Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free release their album ‘American Trash’ on June 5th on Frontiers. Royal Hunt will t work on their next studio album and they have asked fans to fund this via a recently launched Pledge Music campaign. … Continue reading

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Album review: U.D.O – Decadent

U.D.O. - Decadent

AFM Records [Release date 23.01.15] Everyone’s favourite German growler, Udo Dirkschneider, is back with his new studio album “Decadent”. It doesn’t seem long since I was underwhelmed by his one paced “Steelhammer – Live From Moscow” album. So what does … Continue reading

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Gig review: ACCEPT – The Forum, London, 27 November 2014

ACCEPT – The Forum, London, 27 November 2014

When the last of many attempts to reunite Udo Dirkschneider with the remaining members of Accept folded back in 2009, many fans of the German Heavy Metal combo, myself included, believed that the days of this musical institution were numbered. … Continue reading

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Album review: WICKED SENSATION – Adrenaline Rush

Wicked Sensation - Adrenaline Rush

AOR Heaven [Released 28.11.14] New album “Adrenaline Rush” is the first to find ex-Accept/Bangalore Choir vocalist David Reece at the helm and with it Wicked Sensation have released an album jam packed with melodic greatness – guitarist and chief songwriter … Continue reading

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Album review: U.D.O. – Steelhammer Live From Moscow

U.D.O. – Steelhammer Live From Moscow

AFM Records  [Release date 26.05.14] It was thirteen years ago that ex-Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider recorded his solo band’s first ever live album in Russia and, if the AFM Records press release is to be believed, the very same logic … Continue reading

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NEWS: Cherry Pickin’ – win six featured albums in our label showcase!

Cherry Red Records

Thursday 5 September, 21:00 (GMT) The latest of our Cherry Red Records showcases is broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio This hour long sequence signposts latest releases (June/July) from the Cherry Red group of labels including Esoteric, Big Break … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: BITING ELBOWS, BEZOAR, HERMAN FRANK, SANGUINE

Robin George and Vix “You” (Angel Air) Originally recorded and released in 1990, established guitarist Robin George is joined by Vix, who at the time had just disbanded the relatively successful Fuzzbox . “You” is very much a pop rock … Continue reading

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ACCEPT – Stalingrad

If you’re a metal fan there’s likely no doubt that you know the name Accept. Most people know them for the song “Balls To the Wall” and the fact that the band was typically decked out in camouflage. True fans … Continue reading

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