Andrey Smirnov, the guitarist of U.D.O., is set to release his third solo album and here’s the official press release:

I would like to announce that I’ll release my third solo album on February 1 via Russian label Metalism records (pre-orders here – It has a name “Gladiator”. The record was produced and mixed by Martin “Mattes” Pfeiffer (U.D.O., Anvil, Mob Rules, Love.Might.Kill.). Exclusive edition of Andrey Smirnov “Gladiator” album will be presented also in Europe during DIRKSCHNEIDER tour 2016!
My first single will be called ‘Without You” and is set for release on February 1.