Heavy Metal
Lyrical theme(s)
Social Issues, Sex, Rock & Roll/Metal, Fantasy
Origin Formed in Current label Status
Germany (Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia) 1968 Nuclear Blast Records Active
Current line-up
Mark Tornillo - Vocals (2009-) (TT Quick)
Wolf Hoffmann - Guitars (1975-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-)
Herman Frank - Guitars (1982-1984, 2005, 2009-) (Victory, Sinner (Deu), Hazzard (Deu), Moon Doc, Saeko, Thomsen)
Peter Baltes - Bass, Vocals (1975-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-) (Deuxmonkey)
Stefan Schwarzmann - Drums (1994-1995, 2005, 2009-) (Krokus, Helloween, Paradox (Deu), Running Wild, U.D.O., Voice, Cronos Titan, X-Wild, Herman Frank, Thomsen)
Former/past member(s)
Udo Dirkschneider (1968-1987, 1992-1997, 2005) (U.D.O., The Alex Parche Project, guest for AnJ, Aria (Rus))
Rob Armitage (1987-1988) (Jagged Edgу)
David Reece (1988-1989) (Bangalore Choir, Sircle of Silence, Stream (USA), Gypsy Rose (Swe))

Michael Wagener (1968-?)
Jan Koemmet (1981) (Bad Steve)
Gerhard Wahl (1976-1978)
Jörg Fischer (1978-1982, 1984-1988)
Jim Stacey (1989)

Dieter "Rubi" Rubach (?-1975) (Bad Steve)

Birke Hoe (1971-?)
Frank Friedrich (1976-1979) (Bad Steve)
Stefan Kaufmann (1980-1994) (U.D.O.)
Ken Mary (1989) (Fifth Angel, James Byrd, Alice Cooper, Chastain, David T. Chastain, Impellitteri, Strike (USA), TKO, Randy Hansen, House Of Lords, Soul Shock Remedy)
Michael Cartellone (1995-1997) (Damn Yankees, Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Additional notes
Started in 1968 under the name Band X, and then some time (or some years) later, they became known as Accept.

Reformed by the key members for a tour in 2005 that was believed to be their last due to Udo Dirkschneider's insistence that he would not be involved with any further recordings with Accept. In May 2009, however, the rest of the line-up from the 2005 tour regrouped permanently with Mark Tornillo as the new vocalist.

Lyrical collaborator "Deaffy" was a pseudonym used by long-time band [...]
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Accept Full-length, 1979[3 reviews, average 59%]
Lady Lou Single, 1979
I'm a Rebel Full-length, 1980[2 reviews, average 79%]
I'm a Rebel Single, 1980
Metal Masters Best of/Compilation, 1981
Burning Single, 1981
Breaker Full-length, 1981[4 reviews, average 82%]
Starlight Single, 1981
Restless the Best Best of/Compilation, 1982
Restless and Wild demos Demo, 1982
Restless and Wild Full-length, 1982[4 reviews, average 89%]
Best Of Best of/Compilation, 1983[1 review, 75%]
Midnight Highway Best of/Compilation, 1983
Demon's Night Boxed set, 1983
Balls to the Wall Full-length, 1983[6 reviews, average 93%]
Balls to the Wall Single, 1984[1 review, 82%]
Restless and Wild Single, 1984
Hungry Years Best of/Compilation, 1985
Kaizoku-Ban EP, 1985
Midnight Mover EP, 1985
Metal Heart promo Single, 1985[1 review, 95%]
Midnight Mover Single, 1985
Metal Heart Full-length, 1985[7 reviews, average 87%]
A Compilation of the Best of Balls to the Wall / Restless and Wild Best of/Compilation, 1986
T.V War Single, 1986[1 review, 100%]
Russian Roulette Full-length, 1986[4 reviews, average 93%]
Eat the Heat Full-length, 1989[2 reviews, average 58%]
Generation Clash Single, 1989
Staying a Life Video/VHS, 1990
Staying a Life Live album, 1990[1 review, 83%]
The Collection Best of/Compilation, 1991
Promo 1992 Demo, 1992
Live in Japan Live album, 1992[1 review, 89%]
I Don't Wanna Be Like You Single, 1992
All or Nothing Single, 1992
Objection Overruled Full-length, 1993[2 reviews, average 93%]
Death Row Full-length, 1994[4 reviews, average 80%]
Bad Habits Die Hard Single, 1994
No Substitutes Best of/Compilation, 1995
Steel Glove Best of/Compilation, 1995
Predator Full-length, 1996[4 reviews, average 61%]
The Best Best of/Compilation, 1996
Hard Attack Single, 1996
Balls to the Wall Best of/Compilation, 1997[1 review, 70%]
All Areas - Worldwide Live album, 1997
Breakers on Stage EP, 1998
The Final Chapter Live album, 1998[1 review, 92%]
Accept Box: The Story Boxed set, 1999
Bestseller Best of/Compilation, 2000
Take 2: Accept & Quiet Riot Split, 2000
Classics, Rocks 'N' Ballads (Hot and Slow) Best of/Compilation, 2000
Rich & Famous EP, 2002
Metal Blast from the Past DVD, 2002
Sharkbite - Best Of Best of/Compilation, 2005
Teutonic Terror Single, 2010
The Abyss EP, 2010
Blood of the Nations Full-length, 2010[5 reviews, average 85%]


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