DIRKSCHNEIDER: Won Metal Hammer Award! / AFM Records 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 activities.
Feature Artist Of The Week: Accept are a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled in the early 1970s by Udo Dirkschneider. They played an important role in the development of speed metal and Teutonic thrash metal, being part of the German heavy/speed/power metal scene to emerge in the early to mid 1980s.