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Mar 06, 2015 D-Würzburg - Posthalle
NEW ALBUM
Steelhammer
Live From Moscow

Releasedate: May 23rd, 2014
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Nov19, 2014"Decadent" cover artwork
Here is the cover artwork of the forthcoming U.D.O. album "Decadent" (release date: January 23rd, 2015):
Nov18, 2014First tour dates 2015!!!
U.D.O. announce the first dates for the European tour 2015. More dates will follow soon:

Mar 06, 2015 D-Würzburg - Posthalle
Mar 07, 2015 D-München - Backstage
Mar 11, 2015 D-Hamburg - Markthalle
Mar 13, 2015 D-Kiel - Pumpe 6
Mar 14, 2015 DK-Kolding - Godset
Mar 18, 2015 D-Bochum - Zeche
Mar 19, 2015 D-Losheim/Saarland - Eisenbahnhalle
Mar 20, 2015 D-Andernach - JUZ
Mar 21, 2015 D-Memmingen - Kaminwerk
Mar 22, 2015 D-Ludwigsburg - Rockfabrik
Mar 25, 2015 D-Nürnberg - Hirsch
Mar 26, 2015 D-Berlin - C Club
Mar 27, 2015 D-Leipzig - Hellraiser
Mar 28, 2015 D-Regensburg - Airport
Mar 31, 2015 GB-London - The Garage
Apr 03, 2015 GB-Nuneaton - Queens Hall
Apr 09, 2015 E-Madrid - Sala Caracol
Apr 10, 2015 E-Valladolid - Polideportivo
Apr 11, 2015 E-Zaragoza - CC Delicias
Apr 12, 2015 E-Barcelona - Sala Salamandra
Apr 14, 2015 E-Ibiza Wacken Cruise - tba
Apr 16, 2015 E-Valencia - Sala Rock City
Apr 23, 2015 S-Stockholm - Klubben
Apr 24, 2015 S-Borlänge - Liljan
Apr 25, 2015 S-Gothenborg - Trädgårn
Apr 26, 2015 S-Malmö - KB
Apr 30, 2015 N-Oslo - Vulkan Arena
May 01, 2015 N-Haugesund - Karmoygeddon Festival
May 02, 2015 N-Trondheim - Byscenen
Nov13, 2014"Decadent" tracklisting
Here is the tracklisting of the forthcoming U.D.O. album "Decandent":

01. Speeder
02. Decadent
03. House Of Fake
04. Mystery
05. Pain
06. Secrets In Paradise
07. Meaning Of Life
08. Breathless
09. Let Me Out *
10. Under Your Skin
11. Untouchable
12. Shadow Eyes *
13. Rebels Of The Night
14. Words In Flame

15. Falling Angels **


* bonus track digipak, special edition, vinyl
** bonus track Japan
Nov12, 2014"Metal Singers" show in Bogota confirmed

Nov03, 2014U.D.O. album recording completed!
Udo just finished the work on the new U.D.O. album "Decadent". He is back from Denmark where the album got mastered by Jacob Hansen. Before the band spent many weeks in different studios (Double U Studio, Ibiza and Redhead Audio Productions in Wilhelmshaven) in order to record the best album of U.D.O. so far. The new album will be released January 23rd, 2015

Tracklist and album cover will be announced/revealed soon.
Nov01, 2014U.D.O. WEB-SHOP - Christmas Special!!!!
50% discount on all textiles (all itmes you can cover your sexy body with like t-shirts, long sleeve, girlies, jackets, shirts, etc.) for every order in November in our web-shop. NO discount on all non textiles items like CD, DVD, beanies, caps, etc.

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Oct19, 2014U.D.O. will headline "Beast Of Rock 2015"
U.D.O. are confirmed as headliner for "Beast Of Rock 2015" on May 30th, 2015 in Brunflo, Sweden

Oct13, 2014U.D.O. are confirmed for "Metal Hammer Paradise" festival
U.D.O. are confirmed as one of the last bands for the "Metal Hammer Paradise" festival at "Weissenhäusser Strand" in Germany on November 14th + 15th, 2014

Oct07, 2014New album "Decadent“ to arrive in January!
The grandmasters of Teutonic heavy metal return with a new studio album. After the success of “Steelhammer” and the Live album/DVD „Steelhammer - Live From Moscow“, U.D.O. are busily working on new material. Udo Dirkschneider and his band will release “Decadent” in January.
Aug07, 2014In the studio
A big hello from the band currently working in the studio on Ibiza. All songs are composed and the recording session already started. Everybody is busy as hell and the new songs are a blast. And we already know the new title of the album.......! Have a great summer time and we will keep you posted.
Aug04, 2014We are very pleased to announce that U.D.O. is confirmed for W.O.A. 2015
U.D.O. will play a complete set with the concert band of the German Armed Forces. We already did this very special show for one time indoor in February 2014 in Tuttlingen.
By the way A BIG KUDOS! to the people of WACKEN OPEN AIR for again selling out W.O.A. 2015 after just a few hours. This is absolutely fantastic and we're really looking forward to become part again of this unique event.
Jul08, 2014U.D.O. WEB-SHOP summer special!!!
Up from now we start with a summer special offer in the U.D.O. WEB-SHOP which is valid until we announce the end of the special offer or Sept. 1st latest!

- We have a very special offer for the Steelhammer Longsleeve shirt!
- if you order for a minimum of 100 Euro (without shiping costs) you get a Steelhammer Longsleeve shirt for free

The next 50 orders get a Steelhammer poster (DIN A2) for free.


Come in and check the U.D.O. WEB-SHOP!
Jun18, 2014"Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" again on #1!!!
First Finland, now Sweden... "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" entered the music DVD charts on #1. A big thank you to our fans in Finland and Sweden!!!

Jun17, 2014"Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" entered the official Finnish music DVD charts on #1!!!

May31, 2014"Go Back To Hell" ...
The third clip from the new live album "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow":

May25, 2014At Sweden Rock Festival
U.D.O. are back at Sweden Rock Festival on June 6th.
May22, 2014Tomorrow is finally the release day of "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow"!!!
Here is the second clip "Metal Machine":

May16, 2014"Trip To Nowhere" from "Live From Moscow"
The first clip from the forthcoming live album "Steelhammer - Live From Moscow"

Apr15, 2014Thank you
Thank you very much for all the warm and nice congratulations. I'm one year older now but still young enough to kick ass for all my friends and fans. Let's have a drink together.

Cheers Udo
Mar31, 2014U.D.O. confirmed as special guest for two SABATON shows in Sweden
Jul 31, 2014 S-Stenungssund - Nösnäsvallen
Aug 02, 2014 S-Varberg - Fästningshörnan
Mar28, 2014"Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" - The content
"Steelhammer - Live From Moscow" was recorded on September 28th, 2013 in the "Arena Hall" in Moscow. The DVD / Blu-Ray contains the following tracks from this show:

01 Intro
02 Steelhammer
03 King Of Mean
04 Future Land
05 Cry Of A Nation
06 Trip To Nowhere
07 They Want War
08 Never Cross My Way
09 Stranger
10 Stay True
11 In the Darkness
12 Azrael
13 No Limits
14 Mean Machine
15 Burning Heat
16 Metal Machine
17 Devil's Bite
18 Go Back To Hell
19 Timebomb
20 Holy
21 Metal Heart


Bonus content of the DVD/Blu-Ray:

Behind The Scenes
Russia Travel Documentation
Trainride In Russia


Additionally the DVD/Blu-Ray-version includes 2 audio CDs of the show (CD 1: tracks 01 - 12, CD 2: tracks 13 - 21).
Mar25, 2014“Steelhammer – Live From Moscow” to be released on May, 23rd!
Russia has a special meaning for Udo Dirkschneider and his band U.D.O.. They were one of the very first international artists to tour the huge country of Russia - and their fans are still very thankful until this day. So recording a LIVE DVD to highlight the “Steelhammer” tour was an opportunity the band didn’t want to miss. It is the first LIVE release of U.D.O.’s new line-up which easily convinced fans and critics alike on recent festivals and headlining gigs. The band comes up with an exceptional setlist, incl. many classics that haven’t been played for a long time, fan favorites and tracks from the recent success album “Steelhammer”. U.D.O. once again prove why they are hailed as one of the best European live bands. “Steelhammer - Live From Moscow” will be available as DVD/2-CD, Bluray/2-CD and triple-Vinyl in Russian national colors (tricolor).

Mar17, 2014The band is back home
After the emotional tour through the Ukraine U.D.O. is back home. We would like to thank not only our promoters out there and all the people who traveled with us, We also thank all the fans who came to our shows. And it was amazing, beautiful and touching to see all of you in peace and harmony together. We thank you for that.

Definitely we will never forget those moments.

Udo, Fitty, Andrey, Kasperi, Francesco, Uli
Mar06, 2014U.D.O. in the Ukraine - German tv report



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Mar04, 2014U.D.O. in Chernіgov (Ukraine) - tv report


Mar03, 2014U.D.O. bandmembers together with guest keyboarder Corvin Bahn and the gospel choir "Chocolate“ from Schorndorf couple of minutes before show start in Tuttlingen on February 20th.


Feb26, 2014A DREAM BECAME TRUE
One of Udo's biggest dream was realized on the February 20th, 2014 in Tuttlingen. Once again he sets a milestone in the history of music and shows how Classic Metal really hits!
Together with his band and the "Marinemusikkorps Nordsee", which is a pure brass orchestra, they created a unique fusion between Metal and Classic which was never done before. After 2 hours of pure power, performed by highly talented and qualified musicians, the audience could not believe that the performance was already over.

A show that will stay in the memories of the fans and the musicians for ever...

Thanx to all the fans that have rounded off with their enthusiasm this unique performance. Thanx to our great crew and all the silent helpers.

This day we will never forget.

Udo, Fitty, Andrey, Kasperi, Francesco

Feb25, 2014U.D.O. signs long-term contract with AFM Records!
U.D.O. signs a long term contract with AFM Records. The new deal includes the release of 3 albums plus 3 dvds.

"We feel very comfortable with AFM Records and we appreciate the good vibes" says Udo Dirkschneider. "The mutual understanding is perfect and our individual wishes and ideas are respected and converted. This is obviously hard to find in the music business nowadays"

Jochen Richert is very proud that U.D.O. remains part of the AFM family. "We wanted such an extensive deal with U.D.O. because the cooperation has proved fertile in the past. U.D.O. is one of our biggest acts, sales figures have grown constantly; this proves that – together – we are successful!"

Feb11, 2014The show in Solingen is now SOLD OUT!!!


Feb10, 2014Solingen - only a few tickets available!!!
The U.D.O. show in Solingen is nearly sold out. Only 10 more tickets available. Hurry up!!!
Feb07, 2014U.D.O. shows in Prague and Zlin sold out! Thank you Czech Republic!!!


Feb02, 2014Get one of the last VIP tickets!!!
Last 15 VIP Tickets for special show in Tuttlingen available. Please order until Feb. 7th in the "U.D.O. WEB-SHOP" latest since we have to produce the strictly limited shirts.
Jan30, 2014Message to the fans in the Ukraine for the forthcoming tour in March


Jan29, 2014Rehearsals with the "Marinemusikkorps Nordsee"
Rehearsals with the "Marinemusikkorps Nordsee" for the show in Tuttlingen on February 20th.

Source: NDR "DAS! - Marinekorps verabschiedet sich elektrisch"


Jan23, 2014U.D.O. VIP Tickets for show in Tuttlingen
Only a few VIP Tickets left for the U.D.O. show in Tuttlingen! So far we are very happy of the reaction we have received but still there are some last tickets available. Get your ltd. VIP ticket for the show in Tuttlingen and meet the band during the day, watch the soundcheck, get a strictly limited T-shirt and enjoy a great time. Tickets can easily be ordered in our U.D.O. WEB-SHOP and can only be ordered til Feb 9th...

Jan18, 2014Doro confirmed for the show on February 20th
Doro Pesch confirmed her participation for the special U.D.O. show on February 20th in Tuttlingen. Udo is very proud that his long term friend and collegue Doro will come to Tuttlingen just to be part of the unique show.

Jan10, 2014Confirmed support acts
Jan 25, 2014 CH-Volketswil - Rocketswil Festival *
Jan 26, 2014 NL-Kerkrade - Rock Temple *
Jan 30, 2014 E-Aviles - Sala Quattro **
Jan 31, 2014 E-Madrid - Penelope **

Feb 01, 2014 E-Bilbao - Santana 27 **
Feb 02, 2014 E-Barcelona - Razzmatazz 2 **
Feb 04, 2014 F-Savigny-le-temple - Lémpreinte *
Feb 06, 2014 CZ-Prague - Meet Factory **
Feb 07, 2014 CZ-Zlin - Masters of Rock Cafe **
Feb 08, 2014 SK-Bratislava - MMC Club **
Feb 09, 2014 SK-Banska Bystrika - Ministry **
Feb 11, 2014 BG-Sofia - Universiada Hall **
Feb 13, 2014 H-Budapest - Barba Negra **
Feb 15, 2014 D-Metzingen - Stadthalle *
Feb 16, 2014 B-Kortrijk - De Kreun * <--- NEW!!!
Feb 20, 2014 D-Tuttlingen - Stadthalle
Feb 21, 2014 D-Solingen - Cobra ***
Feb 22, 2014 D-Andernach - JUZ ***
Feb 24, 2014 D-Augsburg - Spectrum ***

Mar 01, 2014 UA-Chernigiv - Gorodskoj Dom Kulturi
Mar 03, 2014 UA-Illichevsk - Metropolis
Mar 05, 2014 UA-Donetsk - Palace of Youth
Mar 06, 2014 UA-Dnepropetrovsk - Shinnik
Mar 07, 2014 UA-Simferopol - Creamean Academic Ukrainian Musical Theatre
Mar 09, 2014 UA-Kharkov - KKZU
Mar 10, 2014 UA-Kiev - Bingo Club

* LION TWIN
** BLACK BLITZ
*** .damaged + LION TWIN
Jan07, 2014Special Show von U.D.O. mit dem Marinemusikkorps Nordsee am 20.02.2014 in der Stadthalle in Tuttlingen

Pressetext (information in English see below):

Für Metal -Legende und Weltstar Udo Dirkschneider, Sänger der Gruppe U.D.O. und ex Sänger von Accept, geht mit diesem Projekt sein Herzenswunsch in Erfüllung. Lange Jahre gab es Pläne die eigenen Songs mit einem Classic Orchester neu zu arrangieren und einzuspielen. Die Zeit war jedoch immer zu knapp und inzwischen gab es viele solcher Projekte, sodass die Herausforderung nicht mehr groß genug war.

Beim diesjährigen Videodreh mit U.D.O. in Wilhelmshaven (das Video wurde auf bzw. in einem Zerstörer der Bundesmarine gedreht) freundete man sich mit den fantastischen Musikern des Marinemusikkorps Nordsee an und es stellte sich schnell heraus, dass die halbe Mannschaft der Marine U.D.O. Fans sind.
Und das inklusive Fregattenkapitän Lutz Bammler, seines Zeichens Chef und musikalischer Leiter des Marinemusikkorps.

In geselliger Runde auf dem Marineschiff beschlossen beide Seiten ein gemeinsames Projekt durchzuführen: U.D.O und das Marinemusikkorps Nordsee vereint auf einer Bühne präsentieren perfekt neu arrangierte Hits der Gruppe U.D.O.. Für Udo Dirkschneider war dies endlich die finale Steigerung zu seiner Classical Idee und schnell war die gemeinsame Mission beschlossene Sache.

Nun ist es endlich soweit, das Projekt ist fertig ausgearbeitet und erlebt am 20.02.2014 in der Stadthalle zu Tuttlingen seine Weltpremiere. Da dieses Konzert exklusiv und einmalig ist, wird das Konzert für eine DVD und Live CD mitgeschnitten. Es gibt also nur EINE einzige Chance dieses sehr spezielle Konzert live zu erleben. Für alle anderen Fans bleibt dann nur die DVD übrig...

Was erwartet die Besucher? Heavy Metal? Nein! Blasmusik? Erst recht nicht! Die Musik ist die Verschmelzung dynamischer Rock Songs und klassischen Arrangements aufgeführt in einer bisher einmaligen Symbiose einer klassischen Metalband und einem an Power und Dynamik nicht zu überbietenden Musikkorps. Abgerundet wird die Show durch einen Chor und eine gigantische Lichtshow.

Sämtliche Gewinne dieser Veranstaltung fließen in ein soziales Projekt zugunsten von Kinder, welche ihre (Soldaten-)Eltern in Erfüllung ihrer Dienstpflicht verloren haben. Wir möchten mit dieser Aktion versuchen kleinen Seelen wieder etwas Freude zu bereiten.

Für diese Veranstaltung wird es auch Special-VIP-Tickets (im U.D.O. WEB-SHOP) geben. Diese beinhalten ein ausführliches persönliches Treffen mit den Musikern, Autogrammen, ein exklusives T-shirt welches nicht käuflich zu erwerben ist sowie die Anwesenheit beim Soundcheck/Proben am Konzerttag. Diese Tickets sind streng limitiert.

Tickets gibt es unter www.tuttlinger-hallen.de oder 07461/910 996 oder ticketbox@tuttlinger-hallen.de



Information in English:

The greatest wish of metal legend and world star Udo Dirkschneider, singer of the group U.D.O and ex-singer of Accept, is fulfilled with this project. For many years there were plans to make new arrangements of his own songs with a classical orchestra and to perform them. There was never enough time, however, and in the meantime there were many such projects, so that the challenge was not big enough.

During this year’s video performance with U.D.O in Wilhelmshaven (the video was made on board a destroyer of the German navy), he became familiar with the fantastic music of the Navy music corps Nordsee and he discovered that about half of the crew were fans of U.D.O. And that included frigate captain Lutz Bammler, who was at that time the boss and musical leader of the Navy music corps.

In convivial company on the navy ship, both parties decided to carry out a project together: U.D.O and the Navy music corps united on stage presenting perfect newly-arranged hits of U.D.O. For Udo Dirkschneider, this was at last the final augmentation of his classical idea and very soon the joint mission was a done deal.

Finally the time has come; the project has been worked out and on 20.02.2014 will be presented as world premiere in the Stadthalle in Tuttlingen. Since this concert is exclusive and unique, the concert will be mixed for a DVD and a Live CD. There will only be ONE chance to experience this special concert live. For all of the other fans there will only be the DVD …

What can the concert-goers expect? Heavy Metal? No! Brass band music? Definitely not! The music is a fusion of dynamic rock songs and classic arrangements presented in a unique symbiosis of a classic metal band and a music corps unbeatable in power and dynamic. The show will be rounded out with a choir and a gigantic light show.

All profits from this show will flow into a social project for the benefit of children whose military parents have lost their lives in the course of their military duty. With this action, we hope to give the little ones some pleasure.

There will also be special VIP tickets available (at the U.D.O. WEB-SHOP). These tickets will include detailed personal meetings with the musicians, autographs, an exclusive T-shirt which is not available on the market, as well as allowing the buyer to be present at the sound check/rehearsals on the day of the concert. These tickets are very limited.

Tickets are available on www.tuttlinger-hallen.de or you can phone 07461/910 996 or at ticketbox@tuttlinger-hallen.de