After spending an unbelievable last six months on a promotion and live performance marathon, Accept have now confirmed their next European tour.
Accept have been criss-crossing the planet with a speed and frantic energy that could be topped only by a worldwide epidemic. The European warm-up tour and the stadium shows with AC/DC, the headlining spots at the European Sonisphere Festivals. The US Warm-up Tour, The Japan Festival... these all added up to more than 65,000 miles traveled since May!
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Accept are now ready to announce that they will indeed return to the European Stages for a 30-show tour starting in January with shows throughout the entire continent. The band's latest album 'Blood of the Nations' has already blown away the entire media world, the music industry and of course all the hard rock and metal fans around the world. Accept have returned to the hard rock forefront stronger than ever.
'Blood of the Nations' has reached the highest chart debuts ever for the band. Eddie Truck, the US hard rock and TV icon has just announced that 'Blood of the Nations' is the Highlight of the Year. "A huge comeback for Accept and we all agree. This is definitely the metal album of the year. It is amazing!" he stated.
Eddie Truck is joined in this sentiment by most music media reviews of the last few months, all of whom nominate 'Blood of the Nations' to be the Metal Album of the Year!
While the recent warm-up shows were mostly a low key and intimate, fan focused affairs, Accept are now ready to bring a new show concept to the stage that is guaranteed to a extravagant rock spectacle. Accept have always been known for their fan appreciation like no other, and this new tour will be no exception. The band plans to will bring all kinds of fan activities to Europe as a special surprise.
More on that will be announced shortly.
Here are the European Tour dates:
ACCEPT BLOOD OF THE NATIONS TOUR 2011
14.01.11 Osnabrück Halle Gartlage GER
15.01.11 Bad Arolsen Outback GER
16.01.11 Antwerp Hof ter Lo B
18.01.11 Paris Elysee Montmartre F
19.01.11 Biarritz L`attabal F
21.01.11 Madrid La Riviera E
22.01.11 Bilbao Rockstar Live E
23.01.11 Barcelona Razzmatazz 2 E
25.01.11 Pratteln Z7 CH
27.01.11 Milan Magazzini I
28.01.11 Tuttlingen Stadthalle GER
29.01.11 Geiselwind Eventcentrum Strohofer GER
31.01.11 Stuttgart LKA GER
01.02.11 Wien Arena A
02.02.11 Budapest Diesel HUN
04.02.11 Krakov Studio PL
05.02.11 Warsaw Stodola PL
06.02.11 Wroclav Eter PL
08.02.11 Hamburg Große Freiheit GER
09.02.11 Köln Live Music Hall GER
10.02.11 München Tonhalle GER
12.02.11 Zlin Masters of Rock Cafe CZ
13.02.11 Athens Gagarin 205 GR
15.02.11 Gothenburg Trädgårn
16.02.11 Oslo Rockefeller
17.02.11 Stockholm Arenan
19.02.11 Helsinki Metal Meeting