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Scorpions-Megadeth North American”Crazy World” Tour Dates(Updated July 20)

July 20th, 2017 by

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SCORPIONS/MEGADETH – 2017 North American Dates

  • September 14 – Reading, PA (Santander Arena) – (8pm)
  • September 16 – New York, NY (Madison Square Garden) – (7:30pm)
  • September 19 – Laval, QC (Place Bell) – (7:30pm)
  • September 22 – Toronto, ONT (Budweiser Stage Amphitheater) (7pm)
  • September 23 – Chicago, IL (All State Arena) – (7:30pm)
  • September 25 – Denver, CO (1st Bank Center) – (8pm)
  • September 26 – Salt Lake City, Utah (USANA Amphitheatre) – (7pm)
  • September 29 – Spokane, WA (Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena) – (8pm)
  • September 30 – Seattle, WA (Tacoma Dome) – (8pm)
  • October 3 – Reno, NV (Grand Sierra Resort) – (8pm)
  • October 4 – Oakland, CA (Oracle Arena) – (7:30pm)
  • October 7 – Los Angeles (The Forum) – (8pm)
  • October 8 – Phoenix, AZ (Talking Stick Arena) – (7:30pm)
  • October 11 – San Antonio, TX (Freeman Coliseum) – (8pm)
  • October 12 – Dallas, TX (Pavilion at The Music Factory) – (7:30pm)
  • October 14 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL (BB&T Center) – (8pm)
  • October 15 – Tampa, FL (Amalie Arena) – (7pm)

German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS have announced their North American “Crazy World” tour with very special guest MEGADETH.

Since performing a handful of festivals and concerts last year in the U.S., the band will return to North America for a month-long run of dates.

“When our album ‘Crazy World’ was released back in ’91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future,” said SOCRPIONS singer Klaus Meine. “Now, 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, ‘Crazy World’ is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour. We are very much looking forward to seeing all of you out there.”

Scorpions/Megadeth 2017 North American Concert Announcement:


July 5th, 2017 by



MEGADETH will join SCORPIONS on a North American tour which will kick off on September 14 in Reading, Pennsylvania and conclude on October 15 in Tampa, Florida. The 16-date trek, dubbed the “Crazy World Tour”, celebrates SCORPIONS‘ 1990 LP of the same name.

Asked by the “Lamont And Tonelli Show”, which airs on the Bay Area rock station 107.7 The Bone, how the SCORPIONSMEGADETH pairing came about, SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs said (hear audio on the above link): “It was a suggestion by our agent, from New York, of course. We have known MEGADETH for a long time. In Europe, we played together at festivals — in Portugal, in Spain and in other countries — years and years ago. And so they’re nice guys, they make great music, and I think it’s a great package.”

Two of the SCORPIONS‘ best-known songs, “Winds Of Change” and “Send Me An Angel”, both appear on “Crazy World”.

“When our album ‘Crazy World’ was released back in ’91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future,” SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine said. “Now, 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, ‘Crazy World’ is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour.”

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson told Roppongi Rocks in April that “it is really a cool bill to play with SCORPIONS. We have played festivals with them over the years and it’s a really good fit musically between the two bands and our fans. Plus I think every metal fan loves a SCORPIONS song. Dave [Mustaine, MEGADETH mainman] and I have always been fans and they are one of Kiko‘s [Loureiro, MEGADETH guitarist] favorites, too. They are a real guitar player’s kind of band. In fact, when Dave and I first met in 1983, we had a friend who was attending the school Musicians Institute in Hollywood and would come over to our place and jam early SCORPIONS songs. We always studied a lot of the European guitar players, because they had a different influence that worked well in metal…mostly classical inspirations. In a way, those jam sessions were inspiring in the development of the earliest MEGADETH compositions, especially the complexity in the solos and riffs. It was a really creative and innovative period that defined some of those earliest songs for ‘Killing Is My Business…’ and even ‘Peace Sells…’. I think the tour is going to see a lot of us reliving some cool memories from over th

Scorpions Receive Walk of Fame in Krakow, Poland

June 27th, 2017 by

On Friday, June 23 musicians Scorpions unveiled a star located just in the Wawel Castle Krakow’s Walk of Fame.

Scorpions as anyone deserved honor for the city of Krakow – the group performed here several times, and the story went live in 2000. Pobiednik at the airport near Krakow, which was playing about 800 thousand people! It is not only the largest concert ever held in Poland, but also in terms of attendance record for the team that during the more than 50-year career he played almost all the big festivals, the famous Rock in Rio at the helm.

Pobiednik concert, organized by RMF FM as part of the Invasion Force, to this day remains in the memory of musicians . – Organizers of the radio told us that they expect a hundred, maybe two hundred thousand people. We thought, wow, that’s a great crowd! When we went on stage it was dark and could not see how many people are actually in the audience. It reached us only when we saw the photos taken from a police helicopter published in the newspaper the next day – recalled guitarist Matthias Jabs.

On 4 March 2016. Krakow was held also the last, so far, Polish concert of Scorpions and the Wieliczka near Krakow comes from the current bassist, Paweł Mąciwoda.

– Paul fits well in the Scorpions. He joined us in 2003 when we recorded the album “Unbreakable”, for him it was something completely new. Now he finds himself very well in our style. I remember when we played in his hometown of Krakow during the last tour in March last year, the screens placed around the great arena that looks like a UFO, display the message: “Hello, Paul.” I was very proud of him and glad that we can play in his hometown, “- he told jabs.

– Concert in Krakow was wonderful – a fantastic arena, excellent audience. When we played “Wind of Change” in the audience appeared a huge Polish flag.Then watched it on video and it looked really spectacular – said singer Klaus Meine.

His star in the Walk of Fame have been Michael Jackson, Marek Grechuta, Celine Dion, Krzysztof Krawczyk, as well as teams Maanam, Wolves and Shed Stonehill.

Pictures from Opening Night in France- June 6

June 7th, 2017 by

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Scorpions 2017 Setlist-Videos from Opening Night Montbelliard-France-June 6

June 7th, 2017 by

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Going Out With A Bang- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTX208eSZo0

Bad Boys Running Wild- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC19o4kjpV0

70’s Medley- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLiK5VlU1ws

Delicate Dance- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPoIwgWC_Sw

Can’t Get Enough- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IUXbKMfl1Q

Overkill(Motorhead cover)- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZyEEfMGIoE

Coming Home- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1PcXRuyQPY

Still Loving You- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnZxR0dXTng

Klaus hanging with Aerosmith in Berlin

June 2nd, 2017 by

Was Great to Hang with my Friends Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Backstage last Night at the Aerosmith Concert in Berlin at the famous Waldbühne …. Great Gig …. really Inspiring …. i’m Ready to Rock what about you ??? Klaus

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Happy 69th Birthday Klaus Meine

May 25th, 2017 by

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Happy 50th Birthday to Pawel Maciwoda

February 20th, 2017 by

2017 Scorpions “European/South America” Tour Dates( updated July 5)

February 1st, 2017 by

Scorpions 2017 European/South America Tour Dates

Tuesday June 6 2017 – Axone – Montbeliard, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte, France

Friday June 9 2017 – Sweden Rock Festival – Solvesborg, Sweden

Sunday June 11 2017 – Hessentagsarena – Russelsheim a Main, Hessen, Germany

Sunday June 18 2017 – Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Saturday June 24th 2017 – Life Festival – Oswiecim, Poland

Wednesday July 12th 2017 – Velodromo Oscar Freire – Torrelavega, Cantabria, Spain

Friday July 14th 2017 – Stone & Music Festival Albergue El Prado – Merida,Badajoz, Spain

Saturday July 15th 2017 – Festival Mares Vivas – Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

Monday July 17 2017 – Festival de Nimes – Nimes, France

Wednesday July 19 2017 – Festival Guitare en Scene – Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France

Sunday July 23 2017 – Schworfestival – Ulm, Germany

Saturday October 28 2017 – Ice Arena Shayba – Sochi, Russia

Monday October 30 2017 – Basket Hall – Krasnodar, Russia

Wednesday November 1 2017 – Olympiiskiy – Moscow, Russia

Friday November 3 2017 – Ice Palace – St. Petersburg, Russia

Sunday November 5 2017 – Sports Palace – Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

Tuesday November 7 2017 – UFA Arena – UFA, Russia

Thursday November 9 2017 – Sports Palace(Uralets) – Ekaterinburg, Russia

Saturday November 11 2017 – Sports Palace – Kiev, Urkaine

Wednesday November 22 2017 – Spektrum – Oslo, Norway (Special Guest- TNT)

Friday November 24 2017 – Scandinavium – Gothenburg, Sweden

Saturday November 25 2017 – Ericsson Globe – Stockholm, Sweden

Monday November 27 2017 – Hartwall Arena – Helsinki, Finland

Wednesday November 29 2017 – Royal Arena – Copenhagen, Denmark

Friday December 1 2017- Ergo Arena – Gdansk, Poland

Sunday December 3 2017 – Ostravar Arena – Ostrava, Czech Republic

Tuesday December 5 2017 – Stozice Arena – Ljubljana, Slovenia

Thursday December 7 2017 – Kombank Arena – Belgrade, Serbia

MIKKEY DEE On Joining SCORPIONS(BackstageAxxess interview)

January 25th, 2017 by

MOTÖRHEAD Drummer MIKKEY DEE On Joining SCORPIONS- "It's Not Easy To Come Into Such A Legendary Band" (Video)



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