Peter Baltes

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Peter Baltes
Background information
Born (1958-04-04) 4 April 1958 (age 60)
Solingen, Germany
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass, vocals, guitar
Years active 1976–present
Labels Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Accept, John Norum, Dokken

Peter Baltes (born 4 April 1958) is a German hard rock and heavy metal musician. He is a member of the German heavy metal group Accept, having played bass guitar on all of their 14 albums, which have sold more than 17 million records around the world. He joined them in 1978 after Dieter Rubach left the band and also made minor contributions as a lead vocalist with Accept on their early albums and on the album Predator of 1996.[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Baltes lives in Pennsylvania and is a convert to Protestant Christianity being an active member of the Christian Life Center. He has two sons, Zen and Sebastian.[2]

Other recording credits[edit]


  • Voted number 1 bass player in Burn Magazine reader's poll of 1985.
  • Voted best bass player in Europe for Metal Hammer magazine in 1985.


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