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Concert Review: Udo Dirkschneider at The Palladium in Worcester, MA

Udo Dirkschneider
April 7, 2018
The Palladium – Worcester, MA
Reviewed by: Roger Scales


Udo Dirkschneider has long been remembered as the short, stocky, camouflage wearing lead vocalist of German rockers Accept from 1979-1986 and then again briefly from 1993-1996.  What is very often overlooked is his solo career which has spawned 15 solo albums and countless live releases in a period spanning from 1987 to present.  This band U.D.O. has played all over Europe and Asia to sold out arenas holding thousands of metal fans but his tours here in North America have been sporadic and often too much smaller crowds but nonetheless just as enthusiastic.  In 2016 Udo decided to tour with his current lineup and play a set of nothing but Accept classics covering material from the first album Accept (1979) all the way though Predator (1996).  Read more