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WOLF HOFFMANN Releases "Night On Bald Mountain" Video

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 @ 9:47 AM


Headbangers Symphony Disc Out Now

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ACCEPT’s guitar powerhouse, WOLF HOFFMANN, released his second solo album through Nuclear Blast, entitled Headbangers Symphony, completely dedicated to the grand classic maestros. To mark the occasion, the brand-new music video for "Night On Bald Mountain" has been revealed. Watch the video on KNAC.COM right HERE.

Wolf commented on the video:

"Some ideas devised in a split second can work like a charm, and originally it was like - there's no way you can do that... but I thought WHY NOT?! We had so much fun and it was party time from the first second onwards! I hope that the fans get it: a very hot summer night with friends and music and going a bit over the top... I wish you all could have been there!"

Order Headbangers Symphony HERE. Get the digital version HERE.

Headbangers Symphony - Track Listing:

  • "Scherzo" (L. v. Beethoven)
  • "Night On Bald Mountain" (M. Mussorgsky)
  • "Je Crois Entendre Encore" (G. Bizet)
  • "Double Cello Concerto in G Minor" (A. Vivaldi)
  • "Adagio" (T. Albinoni)
  • "Symphony No. 40" (W. A. Mozart )
  • "Swan Lake" (P. Tchaikovsky)
  • "Madame Butterfly" (G. Puccini)
  • "Pathétique" (L. v. Beethoven)
  • "Meditation" (J. Massenet)
  • "Air On The G String" (J. S. Bach)
Wolf Hoffmann has a passion. His life-long love and dedication to heavy metal music is documented in dozens of albums spanning four decades with his long time heavy metal band ACCEPT. But beyond heavy metal, Wolf has an incessant craving for the classics, yes, the ones written decades and centuries ago.

Classical music has always been an influence - albeit limited - on ACCEPT's teutonic approach to rock and heavy metal. However, it wasn't until 1997 during a extended hiatus from ACCEPT, that Wolf Hoffmann finally had the chance to fully explore and fulfill this interest by recording his first astounding solo album Classical, a record filled with his rock guitar driven interpretations of some of classical music’s most loved compositions.

"I have always incorporated classical music in my songwriting with ACCEPT, especially with Metal Heart, but I constantly felt there was so much more that I could do and I did not want to overload ACCEPT or force it in any way. I always knew I could make a whole record of it and that’s how the first record Classical was born. Even today, fans tell me that they are still listening to it, that's why it is so fantastic now to do another one."

Headbangers Symphony is truly a bold statement by a genuine musician who simply refused to rest on his laurels and continues to push and challenge himself.


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