Udo Dirkschneider
Udo Dirkschneider

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Name: Udo Dirkschneider
Occupation: Metal Singer
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 6, 1952
Age: 68
Country: Germany
Zodiac Sign: Aries

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Udo Dirkschneider

Udo Dirkschneider was born on April 6, 1952 in Germany (68 years old). Udo Dirkschneider is a Metal Singer, zodiac sign: Aries. Find out Udo Dirkschneidernet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


The Japanese manga character Dark Schneider (from the series Bastard!!) was named in Dirkschneider's honor.

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Before Fame

He and fellow Accept founding members Wolf Hoffmann and Peter Baltes released the band's self-titled debut album in 1979 and recorded a second album, I'm a Rebel, the following year.

Biography Timeline


Dirkschneider recorded lead vocals with heavy metal band Raven on their cover of "Born to Be Wild" on a 1983 single release. The song also appeared as B-side on "Break the Chain" from their album All for One. Dirkschneider is also famous for his duet rock ballad with Doro Pesch, "Dancing with an Angel". During Wacken Open Air 2008, he performed "They Only Come Out at Night" live with Lordi.


In 1999, Dirkschneider recorded the Helloween song "I Want Out". U.D.O. performed the rock ballad "Dancing with an Angel" with Doro Pesch and the version of Accept's "Head Over Heels" with HammerFall. Dirkschneider sang the song "They Only Come Out at Night" with Mr. Lordi on the 2006 Lordi album The Arockalypse, as well as performing it live on stage at same years Wacken Open Air. He did guest vocals for a version of Aria's song "Shtil", released on a compilation of the same title (the original version from album Chimera does not feature Dirkschneider). He sang the lead vocals with the Raven cover of "Born to Be Wild" on a 1983. He also sings on Break the Chains with Raven as well.


Dirkschneider's son, Sven, currently plays in the band Damaged, who supported U.D.O. on a date in Germany in November 2011. In 2015, he became a permanent member of his father's band.


In 2013, Dirkschneider performed a duet with Marco Hietala on Finnish band Lazy Bonez's debut album Vol.1. They sang a song called "First to Go – Last to Know".

Family Life

Udo was born in Wuppertal, Germany. Udo's son, Sven Dirkschneider, also forged a career as a heavy metal musician.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Udo Dirkschneider is 70 years, 4 months and 11 days old. Udo Dirkschneider will celebrate 71st birthday on a Thursday 6th of April 2023. Below we countdown to Udo Dirkschneider upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

64th birthday - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Wednesday, April 6: Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (April 6) to German heavy metal legend Udo Dirkschneider. The former Accept frontman is 64. Also celebrating today is drummer Roy Mayorga of Stone Sour (46).

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60th birthday - Friday, April 6, 2012

Happy Birthday Udo Dirkschneider!

2012 is a special year for Udo Dirkschneider and his band U.D.O.: at first they will release  "Celebrator" on May 4th, a compilation that includes 25 unreleased and rare tracks - right in time for the band’s 25th anniversary! Later in the year, a  Live DVD/CD from the successful “Rev-Raptor” tour will be released too.…

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