Big news for ACCEPT fans.
It looks like the three former members of the band will reunite on stage this summer.
Founding ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider and bassist Peter Baltes were photographed with longtime drummer Stefan Kaufmann late last month.
The threesome were preparing for Dirkschneider‘s upcoming concerts at the 2020 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival.
Udo is scheduled to play two shows at this year’s Wacken: the first will see his band DIRKSCHNEIDER perform ACCEPT‘s classic 1985 album “Metal Heart” in its entirety to celebrate the LP’s 35th anniversary, while the second will pair Udo‘s main band U.D.O. with Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr, the military band of the German federal armed forces. U.D.O. and the 100-plus musicians of Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr previously teamed up for the 2015 edition of Wacken and then for another concert in Elspe in 2018.
In the accompanying caption, he wrote:
“1st meeting for the next heavy metal session of UDO and the Bundeswehr Music Corps in Siegburg. After Navy Metal Night 2014, Wacken 2015 and Elspe 2018, the next project: CD, Wacken, Tour … Orchester-Metal as it’s best”
1. Treffen für die nächste Heavy Metal-Session von U.D.O. und dem Musikkorps der Bundeswehr in Siegburg. Nach Navy Metal Night 2014, Wacken 2015 und Elspe 2018 jetzt das nächste Projekt: CD, Wacken, Tour… Orchester-Metal as it’s best ??. #Wacken #metal #dirkschneider pic.twitter.com/l4BtlaIziI
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