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SCORPIONS Unveil ‘Peacemaker’ Single Cover Artwork

October 26th, 2021 by

SCORPIONS have unveiled the cover artwork for their new single, “Peacemaker”. The track, which was originally scheduled for release on October 21, will now arrive on November 4.

The band said: “Here it is: the Peacemaker Cover Artwork! This photo captures perfectly how we feel as a band. So excited for you all to hear the new single. Pre-save it now to hear an exclusive snippet of the song!”

“Peacemaker” is the first single from SCORPIONS‘ 19th studio album, “Rock Believer”, which will be issued on February 11, 2022.

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Matthias Jabs 66th Birthday(October 25)

October 25th, 2021 by

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SCORPIONS’ New Single, ‘Peacemaker’, Will Now Arrive November 4

October 22nd, 2021 by

 

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Our new Single Peacemaker will be out on 4th November! Presave it now in your music library to listen to a world exclusive snippet of the song right now! Go for it! Presave Peacemaker here:

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SCORPIONS‘ new single, “Peacemaker”, which was originally scheduled for release on October 21, will now arrive on November 4.

“Peacemaker” is the first single from SCORPIONS‘ 19th studio album, “Rock Believer”, which will be issued on February 11, 2022.

During the pandemic the band retreated to the studio in their German hometown in Hanover and started working on new songs.

“The album was written and recorded in the SCORPIONS DNA with core [Rudolf]Schenker/[Klaus] Meine compositions,” said singer Klaus Meine. “We recorded the album as a band live in one room, like we did in the ’80s.”

“Rock Believer” was recorded primarily at Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany and was mixed at the legendary Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany with engineer Michael Ilbert, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations for his mix work with producer Max Martin on albums by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

SCORPIONS Announce ‘Rock Believer’ Album release date February 11,2022 and Tour Dates Announced

September 29th, 2021 by

 

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German hard rock legends SCORPIONS will release their 19th studio album, “Rock Believer”, on February 11, 2022. The LP’s first single, “Peacemaker”, will precede the full-length effort on October 21, 2021.

During the pandemic the band retreated to the studio in their German hometown in Hanover and started working on new songs.

“The album was written and recorded in the SCORPIONS DNA with core [Rudolf]Schenker/[Klaus] Meine compositions,” says singer Klaus Meine. “We recorded the album as a band live in one room, like we did in the ’80s.”

“Rock Believer” was recorded primarily at Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany and was mixed at the legendary Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany with engineer Michael Ilbert, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations for his mix work with producer Max Martin on albums by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

SCORPIONS‘ new album will mark their first release since 2017’s “Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best Of Rock Ballads”, which was an anthology of new and classic material.

SCORPIONS originally intended to record the new album in Los Angeles with producer Greg Fidelman, whose previous credits include SLIPKNOT and METALLICA. However, because of the pandemic, some of the initial work was done with Greg remotely, after whichSCORPIONS opted to helm the recordings themselves with the help of their engineer Hans-Martin Buff.

Meine previously told Talking Metal that the goal with using Fidelman to produce “Rock Believer” was to bring “the old vibe from albums like ‘Blackout’, ‘Love At First Sting’ or even ‘Lovedrive’. We try to focus on those albums and this attitude,” he said. “If we get there, who knows — it’s so many years later. But it’s the spirit and it’s the whole vibe around this album. This time, the focus is on the harder songs.”

According to Meine, SCORPIONS‘ new LP features “no outside writers at all,” unlike 2015’s“Return To Forever”, which was largely co-written by the album’s producers, Mikael Nord Andersson and Martin Hansen.

SCORPIONS will kick off their “Rock Believer” world tour in March 2022 in Las Vegas where the band will play nine shows as part of their residency at Planet Hollywood Hotel. Afterwards they will cross the Atlantic to Europe where they will play six concerts in France and six shows In Germany supported by Wolfgang Van Halen‘s new band MAMMOTH WVH.

SCORPIONS Rock Zone fan community members have exclusive first access to tickets and VIP packages beginning tomorrow morning, Thursday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m. CEST, with tickets going on-sale to the general public Friday, October 1 at 10 a.m. CEST.

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Rudolf Schenker 73rd Birthday(August 31st)

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Watch SCORPIONS Rehearse Brand New Song

August 9th, 2021 by

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A short video of SCORPIONS rehearsing a brand new song, apparently titled “Seventh Sun”, at their studio in Hannover, Germany can be seen below.

Drummer Mikkey Dee uploaded the clip to his Instagram, writing in a caption: “SCORPIONS– rehearsing new songs for upcomming Tour. Pretty damn heavy.”

SCORPIONS recently completed work on a new album for a tentative early 2022 release. The LP was recorded primarily at Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany and was mixed at the legendary Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany with engineer Michael Ilbert, who has earned multiple Grammy nominations for his mix work with producer Max Martin on albums by Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

SCORPIONS‘ new album will mark their first release since 2017’s “Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best Of Rock Ballads”, which was an anthology of new and classic material.

SCORPIONS originally intended to record the new album in Los Angeles with producer Greg Fidelman, whose previous credits include SLIPKNOT and METALLICA. However, because of the pandemic, some of the initial work was done with Greg remotely, after whichSCORPIONS opted to helm the recordings themselves with the help of their engineer Hans-Martin Buff.

Singer Klaus Meine previously told Talking Metal that the goal with using Fidelman to produce the new LP was to bring “the old vibe from albums like ‘Blackout’, ‘Love At First Sting’ or even ‘Lovedrive’. We try to focus on those albums and this attitude,” he said. “If we get there, who knows — it’s so many years later. But it’s the spirit and it’s the whole vibe around this album. This time, the focus is on the harder songs.”

According to Meine, SCORPIONS‘ new LP features “no outside writers at all,” unlike 2015’s“Return To Forever”, which was largely co-written by the album’s producers, Mikael Nord Andersson and Martin Hansen.

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SCORPIONS Share First Snippet Of New Studio Album

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SCORPIONS Drummer MIKKEY DEE: ‘I Don’t Think You Can Keep The World Shut Down Anymore’

April 1st, 2021 by

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SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee spoke to the “RRBG Podcast”about the progress of the recording sessions of the band’s upcoming studio album. Recorded at Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany, the disc will mark the German-Polish-Swedish hard rock legends’ first release since 2017’s “Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best Of Rock Ballads”, which was an anthology of SCORPIONS‘ new and classic material.

“We’re working very hard here, wrapping up the recordings of the record,” Mikkey said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). “And we are in the beginning of mixing; we started mixing the songs. We’ve been working since early fall on this album. It’s gonna be a great record. It’s all recorded live in the studio. And it’s a good vibe. It’s a harder record, and great songs. So it’s gonna be great to get this one released.”

Asked if the songs were already written before he got involved in the recording process, Deesaid: “Most of the stuff Rudolf [Schenker, guitar], Klaus [Meine, vocals] and Matthias[Jabs, guitar] have been writing, but then we’ve been putting it together in the studio together, kind of. But most of it’s been written, yes. But we worked really hard, all five [of us], on these tracks.”

Regarding when fans can expect to see the new SCORPIONS album released, Mikkey said: “I guess the release of the record is gonna have to be matched somehow to when we can actually start touring. I had the hopes up that we would release this this spring. That was the plan from the beginning, and I’ve been telling magazines about us releasing it in the spring, but it’s not gonna happen, I don’t think. Because it has to be matched to the touring — unless something completely crazy happens. But I would think in the fall or something like that, hopefully.

“It’s impossible [to predict when we will be able to tour again]; you can only hope,” he continued. “I’m done speculating in this shit, because once you get a little bit of a stream of hope, it’s been shut down immediately. One day you hear this; next day, you hear a completely opposite thing. All this fucking second wave [of COVID-19] and third wave. Now they’re talking about a fourth wave. And there’s mutations from every fucking country in the world. If we’re gonna continue adapting after that, we’re talking 15 years. So, I don’t know.

“But I’m hopeful,” Mikkey added. “And, yeah, I’m positive that we’re gonna have to get back out there soon. Because no matter what happens, I don’t think you can keep the world shut down anymore. It’s just the end.”

Dee went on to say that he knows the “seriousness of this virus,” having battled it himself in March of 2020. “I was influenza sick, thank gosh,” he explained. “But some people are not that lucky, of course, but most of the people are really the elderly people and people with underlying diseases that turn out to get really, really sick. And then, of course, you have some exceptions with young, healthy people, of course. And I realize the seriousness of it.

“The world has been shut down for one full year now,” he concluded. “And that can just not continue like that. It’s a disaster in so many other ways than the virus. That’s how I see it. It’s very, very unfortunate.”

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