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Tag Archives: Udo Dirkschneider

Metal By Numbers 5/18: Halestorm is Back From the Charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the May 6th releases.   Notable Debuts: Halestorm, Back From The Dead (Atlantic) Debut #2 14,200 sold The fifth studio album from Lzzy Hale and her brother.       […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/11: Rammstein making time for charts

Posted by on May 25, 2022

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 29th releases.   Notable Debuts: Rammstein, Zeit (Universal) Debut #4 17,000 sold The always entertaining German unit drop their eighth studio record. Written and recorded during the lockdown in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/4: The Impact of Record Store Day

Posted by on May 10, 2022

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Here are the numbers for the April 22nd releases. A lot of bands fell off the charts, including some big names such as Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, and more. The biggest drop […]

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Twelve Music Videos to check out – 2/28

Posted by on February 28, 2022

  From Halestorm to UDO, here are twelve music videos to check out.   01) Halestorm – “The Steeple”     Halestorm have released a music video for the song “The Steeple.” The track is taken from the group’s upcoming album, Back From The Dead.    Watch the clip below:     02) Oceans of […]

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Festival in-depth Review: Rock Castle 2021 (CZ) – Live report by Siegfried Samer (Dragony)

Posted by on September 10, 2021

Being in a metal band (or any band, for that matter) has not been easy in 2020 and 2021. Many industries were hit hard in the past two years marred by the Covid-19 pandemic. But, I daresay few as hard as the music industry, in a time when physical and even digital sales are only […]

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Rock Castle 2021 – heavy metal returns to Czechia

Posted by on August 13, 2021

    Czech promoter Pragokoncert is responsible for some of the finest festivals in the Czech Republic every year. After a year of unfortunate cancellations due to Covid-19, festivals are starting to make a triumphant return to Czechia in 2021. While some of the agency’s household festivals, notably Masters of Rock and Metalfest Pilsen, could […]

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U.D.O. release “Metal Never Dies” with music video

Posted by on July 16, 2021

  U.D.O. led by the unrelenting Udo Dirkschneider, formerly of Accept, has released a new single. “Metal Never Dies.” The track is the first single to be released from the upcoming album Game Over due out on October 22nd. This album marks the first with new members bassist Tilen Hudrap and guitarist Dee Dammers who […]

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Photos: Udo Dirkschneider kicks off North American tour in NYC, 2/23

Posted by on March 1, 2018

German heavy metal legend Udo Dirkschneider came to fame in the early ’80s as the frontman of Accept, returning to the band twice. However, as a solo artist, he’s released way more solo albums, and this current tour focuses on his solo career. The 65 year-old ‘s North American tour kicked off in New York […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/1: The charts are are star-studded

Posted by on February 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, kind of. There’s certainly a lot of debuts listed here list week, though the most anticipated one for the metal scene is likely Firewind’s latest album. Starset, however, is a focus here, considering […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/25: Code Orange crush the charts

Posted by on January 25, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Strong debuts continue to pour in for the first quarter of 2017 with newer bands like Code Orange making a name for themselves followed by well-known legends from Sepultura to Accept to Grave Digger. […]

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