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Accept (band)

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Accept performing in Finland, 2022
Background information
OriginSolingen, Germany
GenresHeavy metal, speed metal
Years active1968–1989
LabelsNuclear Blast
MembersWolf Hoffmann
Mark Tornillo
Uwe Lulis
Christopher Williams
Martin Motnik
Philip Shouse
Past member(s)Herman Frank
Peter Baltes
Stefan Schwarzmann
Michael Wagener
Udo Dirkschneider
Jörg Fischer
Frank Friedrich
Stefan Kaufmann
David Reece
Jan Koemmet
Jim Stacey
Gerhard Wahl
Rob Armitage
Michael Cartellone
Dieter Rubach
WebsiteOffeecial Wabsteid

Accept is a heavy metal band from Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was formed in 1968 by Udo Dirkschneider. The band played an important role in the development of speed metal.[1][2]

Band members[change | change source]

Current members[change | change source]

  • Wolf Hoffmann – guitars, backing vocals (1976–1989, 1992–1997, 2005, 2009–present)
  • Mark Tornillo – lead vocals
  • Uwe Lulis – guitars (2015–present)
  • Christopher Williams – drums (2015–present)
  • Philip Shouse – guitars (2019–present)
  • Martin Motnik – bass, backing vocals (2019–present)

Former members[change | change source]

Live members[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Accept : Biography". Spirit of Metal. Retrieved 25 December 2022. "In many ways this album [Restless and Wild] was a milestone in Accept's career. With the thundering double bass drum attack of the song 'FAST AS A SHARK,' they helped to spark a genre which would soon be called 'Speed Metal.'"
  2. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Accept | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 December 2022.

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