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Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia (early); United States/Germany (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1976
Genre:
Heavy Metal
Themes:
Social issues, Sex, Rock 'n' Roll/Metal, Fantasy, War
Current label:
Napalm Records
Years active:
1968-1976 (as Band X), 1976-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-present
Contact: [email protected]

When the band originally formed in 1968, they were known as Band X and featured vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Michael Wagener (who later went on to become a famous record producer, mixer, and engineer), bassist Dieter Rubach, and drummer Birke Hoe. The band officially became Accept in 1976 when Udo assembled a new line-up featuring Wolf Hoffmann and ...
Current
Wolf Hoffmann Guitars (1976-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-present)
See also: Wolf Hoffmann
Mark Tornillo Vocals (2009-present)
See also: TT Quick, Gotham, ex-Riff Raff
Christopher Williams Drums (2015-present), Vocals (live) (2022)
See also: Elegant Weapons, ex-War Within, ex-Meatcurtain, ex-Habit of Force (live), ex-Blackfoot, ex-A Thousand Horses (live), ex-Jasmine Cain (live), ex-John Corabi (live), ex-Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band (live)
Uwe Lulis Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Giftdwarf, ex-Digger, ex-Hawaii, Uwe Lulis Project, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Rebellion, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-V8 Wankers, ex-Vivian
Martin Motnik Bass (2019-present), Vocals (live) (2022)
See also: ex-Code of Perfection, ex-The Roxx, ex-Darkseed, ex-Eisbrecher (live)
Past
Peter Baltes Bass (1976-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-2018)
See also: Ashrain, Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, U.D.O., ex-DeuxMonkey, ex-Don Dokken
Frank Friedrich Drums (1976-1979)
See also: ex-Bad Steve, ex-Black Jack
Gerhard Wahl Guitars (1976-1978)
Udo Dirkschneider Vocals (1976-1987, 1992-1997, 2005)
See also: Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, U.D.O., Metal All Stars, Udo Dirkschneider, ex-Band X
Jörg Fischer Guitars (1978-1982, 1984-1988)
See also: ex-Billionaire Boys' Club, ex-Black Jack, ex-Doom Squad
Stefan Kaufmann Drums (1980-1989, 1992-1994)
See also: Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, ex-U.D.O.
Herman Frank Guitars (1982-1984, 2005, 2009-2014)
See also: Herman Frank, Iron Allies, Victory, ex-Hazzard, ex-Moon'Doc, ex-Poison Sun, ex-Pänzer, ex-Sinner, ex-The Element
Michael White Vocals (1987)
See also: ex-London, ex-Michael White, ex-The Boyz, ex-The White
Rob Armitage Vocals (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Baby Tuckoo, ex-Jagged Edge, ex-Passion
David Reece Vocals (1988-1989)
See also: David Reece, Gypsy Rose, Iron Allies, John Steel, Wicked Sensation, ex-Sircle of Silence, Bangalore Choir, Ez Livin', Reece-Kronlund, ex-Bonfire, ex-Malice, ex-PowerWorld, ex-Stream, ex-Beowulf, ex-Dare Force, ex-Dutch Courage, ex-Reece, ex-Sacred Child, ex-Sainted Sinners, ex-Tango Down
Ken Mary Drums (1989)
See also: Fifth Angel, Flotsam and Jetsam, Leather (live), ex-Knight Fury, Demons Down, Giuffria, Jack Russell's Great White (live), ex-Chastain, ex-David T. Chastain, ex-Impellitteri, ex-James Byrd, ex-Strike, ex-TKO, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-House of Lords, ex-Magdallan, ex-Randy Hansen, ex-Soul Shock Remedy
Jim Stacey Guitars (1989)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1994-1995, 2005, 2009-2014)
See also: Pänzer, ex-David Reece, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-U.D.O., ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Michael Cartellone Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Lynyrd Skynyrd, ex-Damn Yankees
Philip Shouse Guitars (2019-2024)
See also: Lucifer (live), Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons Band, Rock City Machine Company, The Tummies, ex-Blackfoot, ex-John Corabi, ex-Morningwood
Current (Live)
Philip Shouse Guitars (2019, 2024-present)
See also: Lucifer (live), Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons Band, Rock City Machine Company, The Tummies, ex-Blackfoot, ex-John Corabi, ex-Morningwood
Joel Hoekstra Guitars (2024-present)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Echobats, Iconic, Joel Hoekstra's 13, Revolution Saints, VHF (Vinciguerra Hoekstra Franklin), Whitesnake, Cher (live), ex-Black Bison, ex-Cathy Richardson Band, ex-Joel Hoekstra, ex-Night Ranger, ex-Outcry, ex-Resin Diggers, ex-Zoogenic, ex-Big Brother and the Holding Company (live), ex-Foreigner (live), ex-Jim Peterik & World Stage (live), ex-Love, Janis (live), ex-Rock of Ages (live), ex-Scrap Metal (live), ex-The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie (live)
Past (Live)
Daniel Silvestri Bass (2019)
Ava-Rebekah Rahman Violin (2019, 2023)
Jason McMaster Vocals (2022)
See also: Cassius King, Evil United, Howling Sycamore, Ignitor, Watchtower, Spastic Ink, Broken Teeth, Dangerous Toys, Dirty Looks, Kids in Satan’s Service, Killa Maul, Sad Wings, ex-Armored Saint (live), ex-Assalant, ex-Big Balls, ex-Capricorn USA, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-DeNiroSmith, ex-Fallen Angel, ex-Gähdzilla Motor Company, ex-Godzilla Motor Company, ex-Killin' Time, ex-Rampage, ex-SSIK, ex-Terminal 46, ex-The Union Underground
Daniel Douchette Drums (2023)
See also: Incursion
Wolf Hoffmann Guitars (1976-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-present)
See also: Wolf Hoffmann
Mark Tornillo Vocals (2009-present)
See also: TT Quick, Gotham, ex-Riff Raff
Christopher Williams Drums (2015-present), Vocals (live) (2022)
See also: Elegant Weapons, ex-War Within, ex-Meatcurtain, ex-Habit of Force (live), ex-Blackfoot, ex-A Thousand Horses (live), ex-Jasmine Cain (live), ex-John Corabi (live), ex-Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band (live)
Uwe Lulis Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Giftdwarf, ex-Digger, ex-Hawaii, Uwe Lulis Project, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Rebellion, ex-Brutal Godz, ex-V8 Wankers, ex-Vivian
Martin Motnik Bass (2019-present), Vocals (live) (2022)
See also: ex-Code of Perfection, ex-The Roxx, ex-Darkseed, ex-Eisbrecher (live)
Peter Baltes Bass (1976-1989, 1992-1997, 2005, 2009-2018)
See also: Ashrain, Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, U.D.O., ex-DeuxMonkey, ex-Don Dokken
Frank Friedrich Drums (1976-1979)
See also: ex-Bad Steve, ex-Black Jack
Gerhard Wahl Guitars (1976-1978)
Udo Dirkschneider Vocals (1976-1987, 1992-1997, 2005)
See also: Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, U.D.O., Metal All Stars, Udo Dirkschneider, ex-Band X
Jörg Fischer Guitars (1978-1982, 1984-1988)
See also: ex-Billionaire Boys' Club, ex-Black Jack, ex-Doom Squad
Stefan Kaufmann Drums (1980-1989, 1992-1994)
See also: Dirkschneider & the Old Gang, ex-U.D.O.
Herman Frank Guitars (1982-1984, 2005, 2009-2014)
See also: Herman Frank, Iron Allies, Victory, ex-Hazzard, ex-Moon'Doc, ex-Poison Sun, ex-Pänzer, ex-Sinner, ex-The Element
Michael White Vocals (1987)
See also: ex-London, ex-Michael White, ex-The Boyz, ex-The White
Rob Armitage Vocals (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Baby Tuckoo, ex-Jagged Edge, ex-Passion
David Reece Vocals (1988-1989)
See also: David Reece, Gypsy Rose, Iron Allies, John Steel, Wicked Sensation, ex-Sircle of Silence, Bangalore Choir, Ez Livin', Reece-Kronlund, ex-Bonfire, ex-Malice, ex-PowerWorld, ex-Stream, ex-Beowulf, ex-Dare Force, ex-Dutch Courage, ex-Reece, ex-Sacred Child, ex-Sainted Sinners, ex-Tango Down
Ken Mary Drums (1989)
See also: Fifth Angel, Flotsam and Jetsam, Leather (live), ex-Knight Fury, Demons Down, Giuffria, Jack Russell's Great White (live), ex-Chastain, ex-David T. Chastain, ex-Impellitteri, ex-James Byrd, ex-Strike, ex-TKO, ex-Alice Cooper, ex-Bad Moon Rising, ex-House of Lords, ex-Magdallan, ex-Randy Hansen, ex-Soul Shock Remedy
Jim Stacey Guitars (1989)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1994-1995, 2005, 2009-2014)
See also: Pänzer, ex-David Reece, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-U.D.O., ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Michael Cartellone Drums (1995-1997)
See also: Lynyrd Skynyrd, ex-Damn Yankees
Philip Shouse Guitars (2019-2024)
See also: Lucifer (live), Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons Band, Rock City Machine Company, The Tummies, ex-Blackfoot, ex-John Corabi, ex-Morningwood
Current
Philip Shouse Guitars (2019, 2024-present)
See also: Lucifer (live), Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons Band, Rock City Machine Company, The Tummies, ex-Blackfoot, ex-John Corabi, ex-Morningwood
Joel Hoekstra Guitars (2024-present)
See also: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Echobats, Iconic, Joel Hoekstra's 13, Revolution Saints, VHF (Vinciguerra Hoekstra Franklin), Whitesnake, Cher (live), ex-Black Bison, ex-Cathy Richardson Band, ex-Joel Hoekstra, ex-Night Ranger, ex-Outcry, ex-Resin Diggers, ex-Zoogenic, ex-Big Brother and the Holding Company (live), ex-Foreigner (live), ex-Jim Peterik & World Stage (live), ex-Love, Janis (live), ex-Rock of Ages (live), ex-Scrap Metal (live), ex-The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie (live)
Past
Daniel Silvestri Bass (2019)
Ava-Rebekah Rahman Violin (2019, 2023)
Jason McMaster Vocals (2022)
See also: Cassius King, Evil United, Howling Sycamore, Ignitor, Watchtower, Spastic Ink, Broken Teeth, Dangerous Toys, Dirty Looks, Kids in Satan’s Service, Killa Maul, Sad Wings, ex-Armored Saint (live), ex-Assalant, ex-Big Balls, ex-Capricorn USA, ex-Cygnus and the Sea Monsters, ex-DeNiroSmith, ex-Fallen Angel, ex-Gähdzilla Motor Company, ex-Godzilla Motor Company, ex-Killin' Time, ex-Rampage, ex-SSIK, ex-Terminal 46, ex-The Union Underground
Daniel Douchette Drums (2023)
See also: Incursion
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Added on: 2002-07-18 17:28:02 Last modified on: 2024-06-14 23:05:11