This year, German metal legends ACCEPT are headlining European festivals, preparing a new album as well as working on their first live DVD and CD featuring WOLF HOFFMANN, PETER BALTES, MARK TORNILLO, HERMAN FRANK & STEFAN SCHWARZMANN. The Teutonic Metal band has touched the lives of so many fans and musicians alike along the way in their 30+ year career. Having inspired legions of fans with songs like FAST AS A SHARK and METAL HEART; ACCEPT helped create the Speed Metal genre. This time, however, it is the band that is inspired by the fans. With the making of new music on the horizon and their busy schedule, the band is eager to share even more of themselves with their loyal following by announcing the making of the first official ACCEPT documentary. From their humble beginnings as a garage band in their German home town of Solingen in the late ‘70s, their ‘80s BALLS TO THE WALL ‘glory days,’ and all the way up their most successful re-incarnation with power house vocalist MARK TORNILLO. This is a very proud and important moment for the ‘German Heavy Metal Band’.
ACCEPT invites everybody who has ever crossed paths with the band to head over to their official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/accepttheband): To submit pictures, letters, recordings, videos, films, memorabilia, stories, simply anything and everything ACCEPT. We invite producers, music industry professionals, promoters, writers, photographers, families, friends, and other musicians whether you’ve stayed connected with or only passed through the doors to participate - including a special invitation to (our former frontman) Udo and all the musicians who have been performing ACCEPT songs for more than 30 years.
If you were deeply touched by whatever ACCEPT was and is, you are invited to contribute to the archives which will be used for the long awaited and forthcoming ACCEPT documentary. Many have had their lives influenced and changed and enriched by ACCEPT including Lasse in Sweden for instance, who owns the largest ACCEPT memorabilia collection on the planet. “These are our heroes and we owe them the recognition and a place in ACCEPT’s documented history,” says guitarist Wolf Hoffmann.
Helming the project, will be STEFAN KAUFMANN. Under his command (as an expert of ACCEPT’s history) and along side the band, he will whip the project into shape in order to capture the legacy for all. PETER BALTES adds, “This is not the story of one musician or their ‘personal success’; it is ultimately about a band from Germany who defined and inspired more than one music genre.”
Fans can submit their material via the ACCEPT Facebook page www.facebook.com/accepttheband including posting on the ACCEPT Facebook wall all or by sending a Facebook Message or by emailing the band at: email@example.com. Remember ACCEPT is looking for: Live photos, stories of meeting the band, fan gatherings, tattoos, ticket stubs, ads (print/audio/video), artwork, collectibles, various merchandise, t-shirts, denim jackets, magazine covers, magazine articles and so much more.
Atención fans chilenos, corran y obtengan sus entradas para la ultima presentación de la gira Sudamericana 2013, el concierto en Chile será especial, la banda va a grabar la presentación para el lanzamiento de su primier registro en vivo y DVD después de más de 20 años! The Metal Fest va a ser el sitio elegido para esto registro historico, para más informaciones y entradas visite TOUR DATES. Chile
Check it out Brazilian fans, click here and read the complete interview Wolf Hoffmann gave to the Brazilian Guitar Player Website”
Metal Legend ACCEPT’s Sao Paulo show on Saturday, April 6th has been surprisingly moved to Carioca Club! The initially announced venue A Seringueira has been shut down due to judicial issues and all of its events from April 1st on were either cancelled or transferred to other venues. ACCEPT Fans need not to worry: In a bold move the show could be moved to well known CARIOCA CLUB where last time, ACCEPT had a sold out show. Purchased A Seringueira tickets remain valid. Get the last tickets NOW! Watch out: Showtime will be at 7pm. As Sao Paulo metal fans already know, the showtime in Carioca Club has to be at 7pm. Doors: 5:30pm. Showtime: 7:00pm! See you there!
MARK TORNILLO has been congratulated by ACCEPT band members for this great gesture to get TT QUICK together for a wonderful cause: A fundraiser to benefit the victims of Superstorm Sandy. And the one and only Eddie Trunk is hosting the night. Hats off to all the brave bands and their fans, who come together to help!We hope, that fans and friends will show up and make it very special event! To check it out more informations about the event click on the fallowing link www.metalmammoth.com