Balls to the Wall – Accept – 1983


Album Fly on the Wall by AC/DC
Album Fly on the Wall by AC/DC

Balls to the Wall is the fifth studio album by the German heavy metal band Accept, released in 1983 by CBS Records. The album is widely regarded as one of the best albums by the band, along with Metal Heart, Restless and Wild and Breaker. The title track Balls to the Wall is probably the most famous song in the band’s discography. The album is also considered as one of the most cutting-edge albums by the band, both musically and lyrically.

The album was praised by critics as the greatest metal album of the 1980s. The music of Accept was not fundamentally original, but it had a unique character and a real magic. The songs were full of energy, power, intensity and incandescence. The vocals of Udo Dirkschneider were nerve-wracking and distinctive. The riffs were catchy and heavy. The album was a masterpiece of metal that transcended the genre and became a classic.

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