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Postby crad » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:40 pm

Just recieved that info Great stuff :D
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Postby MrBlackwell » Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:04 pm

Wonder when a UK tour will be announced?
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Postby crad » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:09 pm

I'm off to France hopefully in November for one of the re-arranged dates that were cancelled .
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Postby crad » Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:44 pm

Scorps may not be calling it a day after All
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Last year, the Scorpions announced their decision to call it a day after one final tour. But as new concert dates and recording projects were added to their plans, they began to question this decision.

“We called it the farewell tour thinking believing it would be the last time we would play,” explains guitarist Matthias Jabs, “but the tour is still going, due to demand from the audience.” He now confirms that the band have reconsidered their plan to call it quits. Much like fellow metal veterans Judas Priest, however, they will no long make the road their home away from home.

“The Scorpions will not break up.” he told AZCentral, “We’re giving up the constant touring – into the studio, out of the studio, back on the road.” Jabs continued, “There’s a routine of making an album and touring the world for two and a half years. We said, ‘Can we go in the studio in 2013, Klaus will be 65, and then do another world tour?’ It might get shaky.”Jabs then spoke of upcoming Scorps recording sessions. “We have a project which we will probably release next year. We have so much film material. We will work on something like an anthology, some kind of box set.”

The ‘project’ is likely to include some ‘new’ old songs leftover from the ’80s and ’90s. the guitarist explains they have been “resurrecting unfinished songs from what some people say was our best time – leftovers from ‘Blackout,’ ‘Love at First Sting,’ ‘Crazy World’ and ‘Savage Amusement,’” adding “There’s so much strong material, there was a definite spark in those old recordings. The idea is to redo them with today’s technology and take it further.”

He also mentioned that the band has been invited to play at the opening ceremony of 2014 World Cup competition in Brazil. “That is not confirmed,” he said, “but those opportunities, we would not let slip away.
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Postby Father Jack » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:13 pm

That would be a great opening ceremony if the Scorps were playing.
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Re: Any Scorpions news.

Postby Pete » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:58 am

http://www.classicrockmagazine.com/news ... scorpions/

Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine has explained why the veteran German band decided to abandon their retirement plans.

Three years ago the Scorps announced that they had decided to wind down their career; now they’ve changed their minds.

In an interview in the new issue of Classic Rock, Meine explained the volte-face as follows: “As the emotion built, it [not retiring] became a gradual decision. It’s one thing to say, ‘This is going to be the end of the Scorpions’ and another to do it. Our Sting In The Tail album [2010] was such a success that a whole new generation of fans joined the party. It was amazing. And you know that with all the best parties it’s sometimes hard to find the door?”

There are plans for a new Scorpions album, featuring leftovers from the early 1980s.

“We started that over a year ago,” Meine confirmed. “It will be material that was never finished; songs with pure Scorpions DNA from a very exciting time. Once we close the book on the crazy touring schedule that’s something we’ll pick up again.”

There may also be an album of all-new Scorpions material in the pipeline.

“At this point nothing is out of the question,” Meine said. “When we said adios with SITT, our label, Sony Music, cried: ‘No, no, no… what about this idea? What about that idea?’ There are some offers you just can’t refuse. I don’t want to say too much right now but I can reassure you there is still life in those bloody old Scorpions.”

He concluded: “We’ll just have to see what’s realistic. We’re working on a documentary movie about the band’s history. We filmed the tour’s big finale in Munich which was very emotional.”

Read the full interview with Klaus Meine in the new issue of Classic Rock, on sale now.
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