Objection Overruled

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Objection Overruled
Objection Overruled (album).jpg
Studio album by Accept
Released February 1, 1993 (1993-02-01)
Recorded 1992
Studio Dierks Studios, Stommeln, Cologne, Germany
Genre Heavy metal
Length 47:57
Label RCA/BMG Ariola (Europe)
CMC International (US)
Victor (Japan)
Producer Accept
Accept chronology
Staying a Life
(1990)
Objection Overruled
(1993)
Death Row
(1994)
Singles from Objection Overruled
  1. "I Don't Wanna Be Like You"
    Released: February 1993
  2. "All or Nothing"
    Released: August 1993
  3. "Slaves to Metal"
    Released: 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 7/10[2]

Objection Overruled is the ninth studio album by German heavy metal band Accept, released in 1993. It is the first to feature Udo Dirkschneider on lead vocals since 1986's Russian Roulette. It was recorded at Dierks-Studios in Stommeln after pre-production at Roxx Studios.

In contrast to some of the other Accept albums, Wolf Hoffmann recalls Objection Overruled as an easy one to record: "That was great! I mean, making up and having reunions are always great in a way because you feel that sort of spirit or fresh wind again. It was great! We had a ball back then," adding, "we just really pretty much made records like we always did and felt like we should use the old formulas with no more sort of experiments and just pretty much do what Accept is known for; and that's what we did."[3]

Udo concurs, calling Objection Overruled "that classic Accept sound again"[4] as well as "a very good Accept album".[5] It was only after the album's release that rifts would begin to re-emerge within the band.

The uncredited cover photo was taken by Wolf Hoffmann.

As of 2010 "Bulletproof" is the only song from the album that is still played in live shows[6]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics and music written by Accept and Deaffy

  1. "Objection Overruled" – 3:38
  2. "I Don't Wanna Be Like You" – 4:19
  3. "Protectors of Terror" – 4:03
  4. "Slaves to Metal" – 4:37
  5. "All or Nothing" – 4:32
  6. "Bulletproof" – 5:05
  7. "Amamos la Vida" – 4:39
  8. "Sick, Dirty and Mean" – 4:33
  9. "Donation" – 4:48
  10. "Just by My Own" – 3:29
  11. "This One's for You" – 4:10
  12. "Rich & Famous" (Japanese bonus track) - 3:10

Credits[edit]

Band members
Production
  • Pre-production at Roxx Studios
  • Produced, recorded and mixed by Accept at Dierks Studios Gmbh, Stommeln
  • Uli Baronowsky – engineer
  • Steffan Böhle Kunstfrei, Hamburg – cover design
  • Breeze Music Gmbh – publisher

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 17
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[8] 22
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 21
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Accept Objection Overruled review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 August 2007). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 3: The Nineties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-894959-62-9. 
  3. ^ Antunovich, Tony (November 27, 2005). "Accept - Wolf Hoffmann". Metaleater.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Interviews - U.D.O.". Metalkings.com. March 2004. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kazantzis, Dimitris; Sakis Nikas; George Anasontzis (2004). "Interviews - U.D.O.". Rockpages.gr. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.setlist.fm/stats/songs/accept-7bd69eb8.html?song=Bulletproof
  7. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Accept – Objection Overruled". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  8. ^ アクセプト - アクセプトのアルバム売り上げランキング (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  9. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Accept – Objection Overruled". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  10. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Accept – Objection Overruled". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-06-10.