U.D.O. - Title And Release Date For New Album Revealed

February 18, 2013, 4 years ago

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According to an update from U.D.O., the band's forthcoming album will be called Steelhammer. It is produced by Udo Dirkschneider and Fitty Wienhold, and will be released on May 24th via AFM Records. More details will be announced soon.

U.D.O recently announced the age restrictions for the following on their upcoming North American tour. According to the band, "most US venues that are listed as 16+ will accept minors if accompanied by an adult."

Dates are as follows:


9 - Amityville, NY - Ollie's Point (16+)
10 - New York, NY - Gramercy Theatre (16+)
11 - Poughkeepsie, NY - The Chance (16+)
12 - Montreal, QC - Foufounes Electriques (18+)
13 - St-Ferdinand, QC - Style Metal (18+)
14 - Toronto, ON - Mod Club (19+)
17 - Verona, WI - Heights Events Center (16+)
18 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's (All Ages)
19 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's (All Ages)
20 - Joliet, IL - Mojoe's (All Ages)
21 -Seattle, WA - Studio Seven (All Ages)
23 - West Hollywood, CA - Whisky-A.-Go-Go (16+)

U.D.O. have announced that they have found a new guitarist to replace Stefan Kaufmann, who recently announced his departure from the band due to health reasons.

A message from U.D.O. states: "U.D.O. are very happy to announce that the band line up is complete again. We found a new guitarist and he fits to all requests, especially that he loves cats (as Stefan and the rest are doing as well)."

Stay tuned for updates and the reveal of the band's new guitarist.

U.D.O. entered the Finnish DVD charts at #1 and the German charts at #4 with their new DVD, Live In Sofia, which is available on DVD+CD and BluRay+CD via AFM Records.

The material was filmed on November 16th, 2011 in Bulgaria’s capital city on the band’s Rev-Raptor Tour. The band performed the following setlist:





'Independence Day'

'Screaming For A Love-Bite' (Accept cover)

'Heart Of Gold'


'Princess Of The Dawn' (Accept cover)

'I Give As Good As I Get'

Guitar Solo

'Neon Nights' (Accept cover)

'Break The Rules'

'Man And Machine'

Drum Solo

'Living On A Frontline'

'Up To The Limit' (Accept cover)

'Two Faced Woman'

'Metal Heart' (Accept cover)


'The Bogeyman'

'I'm A Rebel' (Accept cover)

Encore 2:

'Balls To The Wall' (Accept cover)

'Burning' (Accept cover)

Check out clips for the tracks 'Screaming For A Love Bite', 'The Bogeyman' and 'Heart Of Gold', below:

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