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Accept Amasses Three 2014 Music Enthusiast Magazine Awards For Best Album, Reissue and Music Video
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Their third studio album with newly appointed frontman Mark Tornillo, ‘Blind Rage,’ is largely considered to be one of the most formidable new releases of 2014, their accompanying music video for the album’s lead single “Stampede” has received some strong reception from dedicated fans and newcomers alike, and the reissue of the band’s seasoned live outing ‘All Areas: Worldwide’ has been welcomed with open arms by longtime listeners.


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Top 10 Music Videos of 2014
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We’re reflecting on the most standout of these releases in our countdown of the Top 10 Music Videos of 2014.


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Top 10 Metal Albums of 2014
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With such an extensive catalog of studio albums that arrived over the course of these past twelve months, many of us here at Music Enthusiast have been pressured with the task of installing new shelves to store our expanding collections of high octane material – as well as deciding which releases stood out the most, which we decide in our rundown of the Top 10 Metal Albums of 2014.


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Accept’s Herman Frank and Stefan Schwarzmann Announce Their Departures From the Lineup
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The announcement comes as the members of Accept were currently touring in support of their newly released studio album, ‘Blind Rage,’ which served as the band’s third effort since reforming alongside TT Quick frontman Mark Tornillo on lead vocals.


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2014 Music Enthusiast Magazine Awards – Vote Now!
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As any one of our casual readers could tell you, 2014 has been quite the memorable year in the world of rock and metal music. Aside from a compilation of impressionable return-to-forms, unforeseeable comebacks, formidable new collaborations and anticipated reunions, we’ve also paid witness to a proud compilation of engaging tours, music videos and live efforts.


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Accept’s Wolf Hoffmann Recognizes His Wife Gaby As “Invisible, Silent Force” Behind the Band
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Considered by many heavy metal followers as the unofficial sixth member of the heavy metal collective, Gaby has been a longtime contributor in regards to the band’s lyrical content, cover art concepts, marketing strategies and stage characters.


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Accept, ‘Blind Rage’ – Album Review
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Proudly standing in the narrow community of elite heavy metal bands who have managed to not only recover from a dramatic change in their lineup, but reemerge with a new frontman and forge their way into the present with well crafted material that stands against the strongest in their catalog, Accept continue to pave their way into our consciousness with the aid of anthemic choruses and chord progressions on their latest installment, ‘Blind Rage.’


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Accept’s Wolf Hoffmann Channels “More of the Same, Only Better” on ‘Blind Rage’
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Wolf Hoffman has maintained his position as the unwavering lead guitarist and pivotal songwriter behind Accept for the lesser part of three decades. Throughout fourteen studio albums and multiple lineup rotations, Hoffman has continued to attribute the distinctive lead harmonies and chord progressions which the band is synonymous for, and is currently content to continue the Accept legacy with the aid of lead vocalist Mark Tornillo.


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Accept Unleash Live “Teutonic Terror” to Accompany Upcoming Effort, ‘Blind Rage’
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Always ones to cater their audience with a regular supply of new material, Accept are taking a deliberative approach when it comes to the release of their fourteenth studio album. ‘Blind Rage,’ which following a minor setback is currently slated for release on August 15 via Nuclear Blast, follows the route previously incorporated on 2011’s ‘Stalingrad’ and boasts eleven hard hitting compositions, in addition to a proud collection of live recordings.


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Accept, ‘Eat the Heat’ Reissue – Album Review
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While the outcome found throughout ‘Eat the Heat’ doesn’t come close to the synergy found during the seven preceding releases with the founding frontman, that doesn’t mean the end result is entirely abhorrent. In fact, it’s quite the opposite, as ‘Eat the Heat’ joins the likes of Deep Purple’s ‘Slaves & Masters’ where an iconic group appoints a new lead vocalist and embodies a slight variation of their original approach.


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