Peter Baltes

Peter Baltes (born 4 April 1958) is a German hard rock and heavy metal musician. He is the former bassist of the German heavy metal group Accept, having played bass guitar on their first 15 albums, which have sold more than 17 million records around the world. He joined them in 1976 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] After 42 years as a member, Baltes announced his departure from Accept in November 2018;[2] the band later replaced him with former Uli Jon Roth sideman Martin Motnik.[3]

Peter Baltes
Background information
Born (1958-04-04) 4 April 1958 (age 64)
Solingen, West Germany
GenresHard rock, heavy metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Years active1976–present
LabelsNuclear Blast

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  1. ^ a b "Peter Baltes Personal Information". Metal Storm. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  2. ^ "ACCEPT's Founding Bassist PETER BALTES Quits". 27 November 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  3. ^ "ACCEPT Recruits Bassist MARTIN MOTNIK". 16 April 2019. Retrieved 16 April 2019.

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