U.D.O – Decadent


HARD to believe, but this is the 15th studio platter under the U.D.O. moniker (and eighth since ’02!), the former Accept singer offering a dozen new tracks (the digi will add “Let Me Out” and “Shadow Eyes” to the running order) similar to Steelhammer.
Prior to that 2013 disc (and the reunification of his former Accept song-writing partners, Peter Baltes & Wolf Hoffmann), Udo Dirkschneider was the undisputed keeper of the Accept mantle/style and for a long time didn’t feel the need/urgency to compete with the speedy legacy of classics like “Fast As A Shark” or “Restless And Wild”.
Things changed with Steelhammer, upping the ante and Decadent follows suit, jumping out of the speakers with an appropriately entitled opener, “Speeder”.
The similarly minded, bouncy and aggressive “Under Your Skin” features plenty of guitar undulations and interplay, as does “House Of Fake”.
read on

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