Tag Archives: Rudolf Schenker

Scorpions – Big City Nights.

In an interview on the ‘World Wide Live’ video, he mentioned that his goal is not to become the best or fastest guitarist, but to be a very good composer. In most Scorpions songs, guitar solos are performed by lead … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Believe in Love.

After starting out with a Fender Stratocaster, Schenker is primarily known for playing Gibson Flying Vs and, more recently, Dean Vs. In the Acoustica DVD, he is seen playing an acoustic Flying V made especially for him by Dommenget. He … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Bad For Good.

Rudolf Schenker , born 31 August 1948, Hildesheim, Lower Saxony is a German guitarist and founding member of heavy metal band Scorpions, being the rhythm/lead guitarist and one of the main song writers of the band. Rudolf Schenker founded the Scorpions … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Back to U.

In November 2009, Scorpions announced that their 17th studio album, Sting in the Tail, would be released in early 2010, recorded in Hanover with Swedish producers Mikael “Nord” Andersson and Martin Hansen. Sting in the Tail was released on March … Continue reading

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Scorpions – As Soon As The Good Times Roll.

On May 14, 2007, Scorpions released Humanity – Hour I in Europe. Humanity – Hour I became available in the U.S. on August 28 on New Door Records, entering the Billboard charts at number No. 63. In a September 2007 … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Arizona.

In 2004, the band released Unbreakable, an album that was hailed by critics as a long-awaited return to form. The album was the heaviest the band had released since Face the Heat. Whether a result of poor promotion by the … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Are You The One?

The following year, Scorpions had an artistic collaboration with the Berlin Philharmonic that resulted in a 10-song album named Moment of Glory. The album went a long way toward rebuilding the band’s reputation after the harsh criticism of Eye II … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Another Piece of Meat.

Prior to recording their 13th studio album, 1996s Pure Instinct, drummer Herman Rarebell left the band to set up a recording label. Curt Cress took charge of the drumsticks for the album before Louisville, Kentucky-bornJames Kottak took over permanently. The … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Animal Magnetism.

In 1993, Scorpions released Face the Heat. Bass was handled by Ralph Rieckermann. For the recording process, Scorpions brought in producer Bruce Fairbairn. The album’s sound was more metal than melodic. Neither the heavy metal single “Alien Nation” nor the … Continue reading

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Scorpions – Always Somewhere.

On the Savage Amusement tour in 1988, Scorpions became only the second Western group (not American) to play in the Soviet Union. Uriah Heep had performed in December, 1987 in Leningrad. The following year the band returned to perform at … Continue reading

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