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Restless and Wild

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Lead singer Udo Dirkschneider has said that Restless and Wild is “surely the most important Accept album.” The band’s 1982 breakthrough features several songs that helped codify the sound of '80s heavy metal. “Ahead of the Pack,” “Neon Nights," and “Flash Rockin’ Man” form a bridge between the classic '70s hard rock of AC/DC (the earliest and most prominent influence on Accept) and the more demonic, caustic metal of Mötley Crüe, Judas Priest, and Quiet Riot. While songs like “Don’t Go Stealing My Soul Away” prove that Accept wasn't opposed to tuneful hard rock, Restless and Wild is usually regarded as a favorite of metal purists. The album is bookended by what are by far two of the most important songs of Accept’s career. With its whiplash tempo and double-bass drum attack, “Fast as a Shark” is heralded by many fans as the first speed metal song. Meanwhile, “Princess of the Dawn,” with its Tolkien-inspired lyrics and fiery climax, presented a new patent for the heavy metal epic.

Customer Reviews

Ok so...

This is a great album! But where the heck is Balls to the Wall and Metal Heart???

Classic, Classic, Classic!

How many of you thought your record player needle was slipping when you first listened to Fast As a Shark? Just about the best intro to any album, ever. Metal at it`s best, Accept at their finest hour!

Buy it for old times sake...

Probably one of the best metal albums ever, hands down!!!

Biography

Formed: 1978 in Solingen, Germany

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

With their brutal, simple riffs and aggressive, fast tempos, Accept were one of the top metal bands of the early '80s, and a major influence on the development of thrash. Led by the unique vocal stylings of screeching banshee Udo Dirkschneider, the band forged an instantly recognizable sound and was notorious as one of the decade's fiercest live acts. Despite recording two of the best heavy metal albums of the decade in Restless & Wild and Balls to the Wall, Accept remained too heavy and extreme...
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