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Formed: 1978 in Solingen, Germany
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Peter Baltes, Michael Cartellone, Udo Dirkschneider, Jörg Fischer, Herman Frank, Frank Friedrich, Wolf Hoffmann, Stefan Kaufmann, David ...See All
Biography: With their brutal, simple riffs and aggressive, fast tempos, Accept were one of the top metal bands of the early '80s, and a major influence on the development of thrash. Led by the unique vocal stylings of screeching banshee Udo Dirkschneider, the band forged an instantly recognizable sound and was ...Read full biography
Metal Heart
Released: 1985
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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With 1985's Metal Heart, German metal institution Accept attempted to add catchier choruses and melodies to their high-octane guitar riffing in a clear ploy to crack the American market. Not that this ...Read full review
Balls to the Wall
Released: 1984
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Accept's most notorious album, Balls to the Wall was also their biggest commercial success. Following hot upon the heels of their creative breakthrough, Restless and Wild, you'd also be hard pressed to ...Read full review
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