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FOR OVER 45 YEARS , HOFFMANN TALKS ”, ACCEPTS ’ MOST SE SINCE the 80 ’ s .

angerous . Parents feared kids who started wearing jean jackets and leather like Iron Maiden , Judas Priest , Krokus , Metallica , Dokken and the Scorpions as Accept . One of the last TRUE METAL BANDS , they refused to change with UE METAL albums we have heard in a long time . Accept ’ s Too Mean To Die !
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Mark Tornillo does an amazing vocal job on this record . He is a local NJ product that I used to share stages with .
WOLF : He really did . He ’ s an amazing singer . Especially on the slow song , the ballad . “ The Best Is Yet To Come ” shows the other dimension of him , the emotional , soulful side of him .
What does it mean to you that Accept is celebrating 45 years in the industry ?
WOLF : It ’ s scary as hell ! ( Laughs ) I mean I just turned 61 recently and in my mind im still 16 . Same numbers only backwards ( chuckles ). I don ’ t feel like 45 years have passed , but they have , because I have the albums to prove it . Metal keeps us young . We ’ re too mean to die anyway ( chuckles ).