F E A T U R E

New ACCEPT Concert Report and Gallery Pics!
8/16/2015 2:56:39 PM by Frank Hill






I have lived here in Finland for about three and a half years, being transplanted from Tennessee into a heavy metal wonderland. In this span of time, I have had great opportunities to cover bands I could only dream of back in my home state. One of these great opportunities has been getting the chance of covering the legendary ACCEPT.

To say I was eager is an understatement. The band took the stage as the day had mostly faded away but with glimmers of light peeking through the clouds; a norm for long Summer nights in Finland. This night, though, the people of Kuopio needed to beware of what was lurking in the shadows because they were in danger of getting stampeded by a heavy metal titan. ACCEPT stormed the stage and proceeded to stampede the audience with…well the song Stampede. The fans went ballistic and cheered the band every step of the way and the band kept rolling its metal wheels and launched into Stalingrad followed by London Leather Boys.

One after the other, the band kept delivering hit after hit and the fans screamed in unison with the band. Whether it was Princess of the Dawn, Metal Heart or newer songs like Pandemic and Teutonic Terror, the Finnish fans made their country proud this night and gave the band 110% support. Even the fans off to the side in the drinking areas and not in the main crowd area were standing and headbanging to the band. The city of Kuopio itself showed its pride. There were several police officers who actually came to the festival when ACCEPT went on stage to specifically see the band play because they were fans of the band.

Read TJ Fowlers's full report with gallery pics here…[Full Column Link]



<< back >>






RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Hate Eternal· Leng Tch'e
· Immolation· Poisonblack
· Stratovarius· Deranged
· Kataklysm· Skullview
· Celestial Ode· Godsmack
· Usurper· Godflesh
· Iron Maiden· Rawhead Rexx
· Wizard· Cage
· Alchemy X· Pelican
· Exawatt· Saint
· Godiva· Artension
· Wycked Synn· Sludge!
· Sinergy· Stryper
· Stalker· Murdercycle
· Edguy· Primal Fear
· Wicked Sensation· Project: Failing Flesh
· Brides of Destruction· Royal Anguish
· TNA· Black Stone Cherry
· Cryonic Temple· Jaw
· Messiah's Kiss· Outworld
· Skyfire· Marillion
· Black Zodiac· Estuary
· Juggernott· Scorpions
· Joey Belladonna· Metal Church
· Saxon· Images of Eden
· Aina· Megadeth
· Polterchrist· Jamie. St. James
· Within Temptation· The Last Act
· Mirror of Deception· Made of Iron
· Karmakanic· Emerald Sun
· Gods Of Fire· Image
· Kings X· Crionics
· Maze Of Torment· Seige of Hate
· Astral Doors· Soulscar
· Suidakra· Apocalyptica
· the missing:· Diecast
· Chaoswave· Alex Skolnick Trio
· Derek Sherinian· Bleed The Sky
· Fire Alley· Holy Moses
· Strapping Young Lad· Thunderblast
· Callenish Circle· Raintime
· Impiety· Throes of Dawn
· Groundcrew· Raging Speedhorn
· Maximum Overdrive· Ektomorf
· Dark Funeral· Slik Helvetika
· Gemini 5· Fates Warning
· Impaled Nazarene· A Lower Deep
· Flotsam & Jetsam· Redemption
· Pagan's Mind· Eternal Reign
· Evergrey· Armored Saint
· Penetrator· 1349
· Twilight· Algol3
· Running Wild· Avenged Sevenfold
· Thrones· Wolfmother
· Define Divine· Midnight Idols
· Skullshifter· Detonation
· Virgin Steele· Insense
· From This Day· Southern Black Sand
· Intronaut· Fields Of The Nephilim
· Daylight Dies· The Smashup
· Elvenking· Down Factor
· Hirax· Nicodemus
· Ensoph· Theater of Tragedy
· Bloodbound· Hydrogyn
· Nachtmystium· Time Requiem
· Mouth of the Architect· Woodtemple
· Skyforger· The Ruins of Beverast
· Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers· Pump
· Eighteen Visions· Biolich
· Lesbian Bed Death· Escape The Fate
· The Showdown· Celtic Frost
· Gaza· Skullflower
· Blood Tsunami· Battered
· Omnium Gatherum· Mindgrinder
· White Willow· Textures
· Mithras· Hacride
· Tears· Throneum
· Funeral· Fight
· Faith And Fire· Echoes of Eternity
· Gutted With Broken Glass· Demonic Symphony
· Aetherius Obscuritas· Blood Haven
· Last Stone Cast· To-Mera
· Medieval Steel· Alestorm
· Son of Eric· Sin
· Luna Mortis· Papa Roach
· Wolfgate· Nasty Idols
· Crown The Lost· DC4
· Giant Squid· Suspyre