New ACCEPT Album Special Wacken Open Air Show Coming! 

New ACCEPT Album Special Wacken Open Air Show Coming! 


ACCEPT’s new record is entitled “The Rise Of Chaos” and will be unleashed on August 4th, 2017.   The 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast will continue the tradition of its three predecessors – “Blood Of The Nations”, “Stalingrad”, and “Blind Rage” – with grandeur and precision.

And if this wasn’t enough, we will celebrate the album’s live premiere exclusively on August 3rd, on the day before its release, as a part of a special show at Wacken Open Air, Germany.

The set will consist of three parts:

  • Part 1 – Will bring fans a classic set, packed with new and old hits.
  • Part 2 – Will present another premiere: Wolf Hoffmann will be playing tracks from his solo album »Headbangers Symphony«, released in 2016, with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra for the very first time. On this record, Wolf has covered famous opuses by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, and Mozart, in a metal guise. And in; 
  • Part 3–  All elements can be seen and heard together: This will make the holy Wacken ground shake by sharing the stage with the orchestra, supported by a complex multimedia show.

This unique concert experience will take place on this year’s “Night To Remember” which makes it even more special. The “Night To Remember” is a celebrated, long-lasting Wacken tradition; for one night of the festival a selection of established bands will do something unique and special with their performance.


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Guitar Player Magazine Interviews Wolf Hoffmann

Guitar Player Magazine Interviews Wolf Hoffmann

In the January 2017 issue of Guitar Player Magazine, Michael Molenda interviews Wolf Hoffmann.  This Metal Special feature article explores the 8 year journey Wolf took that produced Headbangers Symphony (Nuclear Blast) and get the details on the gear and equipment used to create this epic album as well as the process he uses to craft his solos.

“I’m a strong believer in that it’s not only what you play, but how you play it.” – Wolf Hoffmann


Pick up a copy of this issue and read more here.  You can see Wolf play live in 2017 with ACCEPT for the RESTLESS & LIVE Tour beginning in January.  Purchase Headbangers Symphony on: iTunes or Amazon and don’t forget to order RESTLESS & LIVE today!