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U.D.O.

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
Social struggles, Life, War, Russia
Current label:
AFM Records
Years active:
1987-1991, 1996-present
Formed by Udo Dirkschneider after his departure from Accept.

Split-up when Dirkschneider rejoined Accept in the early '90s, then reactivated with a new line-up when he left them again a few years later.

In 2015, Udo announced that the band will perform during 2016 under the name Dirkschneider, playing only Accept songs.

Compilation Appearances
- "They Want War" on Giants of Rock - The ...
Current
Udo Dirkschneider Vocals (1987-1991, 1996-present)
See also: Dirkschneider, Metal All Stars, ex-Accept, ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Band X
Fitty Wienhold Bass (1996-present)
See also: ex-Bullet, Dirkschneider (live)
Andrey Smirnov Guitars (2012-present)
See also: Everlost, Flash of Aggression, Андрей Смирнов, Галактика, Blaze Bayley (live), Земляне, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Shadow Host, ex-Д.И.В.А., ex-Мастер, ex-Эпидемия (live)
Sven Dirkschneider Drums (2015-present)
See also: .damaged, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Saxon (live)
Bill Hudson Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Circle II Circle, Jon Oliva's Pain, Stardust Reverie, Consortium Project (live), Power Quest (live), ex-The Supremacy, Emphatic, I Am Morbid, ex-Avian, ex-Cellador, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Savatage (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Epicurean (live), ex-Aquaria, ex-Written in Blood, ex-Westfield Massacre
Past
Dieter Rubach Bass (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Bad Steve, ex-Band X, ex-Lichtblick
Frank Rittel Bass (1987)
See also: ex-Energy, ex-Coracko, ex-Snakebite, ex-Warlock, ex-Beast
Thomas Franke Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Stallion, ex-Warrant, ex-Snakebite
Mathias Dieth Guitars (1987-1991)
See also: ex-Ape, ex-Sinner, ex-Gravestone
Peter Szigeti Guitars (1987)
See also: ex-Energy, ex-Stonewashed, ex-Coracko, ex-Snakebite, ex-Velvet Viper, ex-Warlock
Andy Susemihl Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Ape, ex-Sinner
Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski Bass (1988-1991)
See also: Bourbon $treet, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Running Wild, ex-Darxon, ex-Kathy Hawk
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1988-1991, 1996-1998)
See also: Pänzer, ex-Accept, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Wolfgang "Wolla" Böhm Guitars (1990)
See also: ex-Stormwind, ex-Universe, ex-Darxon, ex-Snakebite
Frank Fricke Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Mekong Delta, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-Laos
Stefan Kaufmann Guitars (1996-2012)
See also: ex-Accept
Jürgen Graf Guitars (1996-1998)
See also: ex-Bullet, ex-Sign
Lorenzo Milani Drums (1999-2004)
Igor Gianola Guitars (1999-2013)
See also: ex-Jorn, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Ain't Dead Yet, ex-Gotthard (live)
Francesco Jovino Drums (2005-2014)
See also: Edge of Forever, Jorn, Primal Fear, Sinner, Voodoo Circle, ex-Hardline
Kasperi Heikkinen Guitars (2013-2017)
See also: Conquest, Merging Flare, ex-Iconofear, Beast In Black, Guardians of Mankind, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Elenium, ex-Disease, ex-Dirkschneider (live)
Current (Live)
Harrison Young Keyboards (2015-present)
See also: Doro
Past (Live)
Marcus Bielenberg Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Danton, ex-Mordor, ex-Majesty, ex-Razorback, ex-Vanize, ex-Metalforce
Sven Dirkschneider Drums (2012)
See also: .damaged, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Saxon (live)
Ulli Köllner Keyboards (2013-2015)
See also: ex-Syntra, ex-Jester's March
Udo Dirkschneider Vocals (1987-1991, 1996-present)
See also: Dirkschneider, Metal All Stars, ex-Accept, ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Band X
Fitty Wienhold Bass (1996-present)
See also: ex-Bullet, Dirkschneider (live)
Andrey Smirnov Guitars (2012-present)
See also: Everlost, Flash of Aggression, Андрей Смирнов, Галактика, Blaze Bayley (live), Земляне, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Shadow Host, ex-Д.И.В.А., ex-Мастер, ex-Эпидемия (live)
Sven Dirkschneider Drums (2015-present)
See also: .damaged, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Saxon (live)
Bill Hudson Guitars (2017-present)
See also: Circle II Circle, Jon Oliva's Pain, Stardust Reverie, Consortium Project (live), Power Quest (live), ex-The Supremacy, Emphatic, I Am Morbid, ex-Avian, ex-Cellador, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Kobra and the Lotus (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Savatage (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Epicurean (live), ex-Aquaria, ex-Written in Blood, ex-Westfield Massacre
Dieter Rubach Bass (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Bad Steve, ex-Band X, ex-Lichtblick
Frank Rittel Bass (1987)
See also: ex-Energy, ex-Coracko, ex-Snakebite, ex-Warlock, ex-Beast
Thomas Franke Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Stallion, ex-Warrant, ex-Snakebite
Mathias Dieth Guitars (1987-1991)
See also: ex-Ape, ex-Sinner, ex-Gravestone
Peter Szigeti Guitars (1987)
See also: ex-Energy, ex-Stonewashed, ex-Coracko, ex-Snakebite, ex-Velvet Viper, ex-Warlock
Andy Susemihl Guitars (1987-1989)
See also: ex-Ape, ex-Sinner
Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski Bass (1988-1991)
See also: Bourbon $treet, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Running Wild, ex-Darxon, ex-Kathy Hawk
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1988-1991, 1996-1998)
See also: Pänzer, ex-Accept, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Wolfgang "Wolla" Böhm Guitars (1990)
See also: ex-Stormwind, ex-Universe, ex-Darxon, ex-Snakebite
Frank Fricke Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Mekong Delta, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-Laos
Stefan Kaufmann Guitars (1996-2012)
See also: ex-Accept
Jürgen Graf Guitars (1996-1998)
See also: ex-Bullet, ex-Sign
Lorenzo Milani Drums (1999-2004)
Igor Gianola Guitars (1999-2013)
See also: ex-Jorn, ex-Wild Willy's Gang, ex-Ain't Dead Yet, ex-Gotthard (live)
Francesco Jovino Drums (2005-2014)
See also: Edge of Forever, Jorn, Primal Fear, Sinner, Voodoo Circle, ex-Hardline
Kasperi Heikkinen Guitars (2013-2017)
See also: Conquest, Merging Flare, ex-Iconofear, Beast In Black, Guardians of Mankind, ex-Amberian Dawn, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Elenium, ex-Disease, ex-Dirkschneider (live)
Current
Harrison Young Keyboards (2015-present)
See also: Doro
Past
Marcus Bielenberg Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Danton, ex-Mordor, ex-Majesty, ex-Razorback, ex-Vanize, ex-Metalforce
Sven Dirkschneider Drums (2012)
See also: .damaged, Dirkschneider (live), ex-Saxon (live)
Ulli Köllner Keyboards (2013-2015)
See also: ex-Syntra, ex-Jester's March
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Added on: 2002-07-19 18:26:17 Last modified on: 2017-08-06 14:30:02