Interview with Michael Schenker
Interview and questions by Marko Syrjala
Pictures by Marko Syrjala and MSG archives
Transcription by Nick
Michael Schenker is definitely a legend. He?s one of the most respected guitar players of our time and he?s been a huge influence for many. In the 70?s, after a short period in the early version of Scorpions, the young German joined as a part of another legendary band U.F.O and together with that classic line-up they released a bunch of ?evergreen? albums like ?Light?s Out?, ?Force It? and ?Obsession? just to name a few. By 1980 he started his own band, MSG (Michael Schenker Group) which became another success story in Michael?s career. Since that, there has been many albums released by MSG, U.F.O re-union in the mid 90?s and a great number of different albums and projects that Michael has been a part of. I had a chance to meet him in his tour bus in Stockholm after their brilliant show in Klubben. Well here?s what was caught on the tape ?