ACCEPT: Russian Roulette LP. Check samples
ACCEPT: Russian Roulette LP. Check samples

ACCEPT: Russian Roulette LP. Check samples


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Russian Roulette is a 1986 release by German heavy metal band Accept. It was again recorded at Dierks-Studios, but the band chose to self-produce rather than bring back Dieter Dierks as producer. It would be the last Accept album to feature Udo Dirkschneider as lead vocalist until the 1993 reunion album Objection Overruled.
The album returns Accept to the darker, heavier sound of releases prior to the more commercial-sounding predecessor Metal Heart. Wolf Hoffmann explained the band decision: “”Maybe we were trying sort of go back to our natural and not polished Accept sound with that record. We weren’t really all that happy with the polished and clean-sounding Metal Heart. I was sort of very happy with my guitar playing on that record and very happy with my parts, but I remember the whole vibe of the band was at the time that we don’t want to go through this again with Dieter Dierks who had produced Metal Heart.””
Peter Baltes explained the album title and front cover as an expression of the strong anti-war themes throughout the record, showing war as a game of russian roulette: “”It means – go and play the game yâknow, what a silly game it is. One will die definitely.””

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“”T.V. War”” – 3:27
“”Monsterman”” – 3:25
“”Russian Roulette”” – 5:22
“”It Hard to Find a Way”” – 4:19
“”Aiming High”” – 4:26
“”Heaven Is Hell”” – 7:12
“”Another Second to Be”” – 3:19
“”Walking in the Shadow”” – 4:27
“”Man Enough to Cry”” – 3:14
“”Stand Tight”” – 4:05

Udo Dirkschneider: Vocals
Wolf Hoffmann: Guitars
Jörg Fischer: Guitars
Peter Baltes: Bass Guitar
Stefan Kaufmann: Drums

Aiming High is also available in this CD: