BAND CURRENTLY WORKING ON NEW ALBUM AS 2020 MARKS 55TH ANNIVERSARY OF SCORPIONS
Scorpions, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time, have released the brand new song “Sign Of Hope.” Stream and download the song across all music retailers.
Scorpions penned the song as a positive message amid all that is going on in the world at the moment and during the recording sessions for their upcoming 19th album. The band is currently in the studio with producer Greg Fidelman.
Proceeds are being donated to MusiCares.
“We are working on lots of hard ‘n’ heavy rockers for our new album these days,” the band says. “But because of the dramatic COVID-19 pandemic, we want to give you a little ‘Sign Of Hope’ that came straight from the heart in troubled times. Stay healthy and safe — we love you.”
With over 100 million records sold around the world and an incredible catalog boasting classics like “Wind of Change,” “Still Loving You,” “Rock You Like a Hurricane,” “Send Me an Angel,” and many more, Scorpions remain one of the true voices in rock. In 2020, the band celebrates its 55th anniversary.
Founded in Hannover, West Germany in 1965, Scorpions were part of the first wave of metal in the 1970s with their debut album, Lonesome Crow, released in 1972. The band rose to arena status with seminal releases Lovedrive, Virgin Killer, and Animal Magnetism. In the ’80s, Scorpions amassed a string of Billboard chart toppers from Love at First Sting and Blackout, including multiple Top 10 singles “Rock You Like a Hurricane” and “No One Like You,” as well a string of successful singles such as “Send Me an Angel,” “Still Loving You,” and “Wind of Change. The band was also ranked #46 on VH1’s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock and their hit “Rock You Like a Hurricane” also landed at #18 on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs. In 2015, Scorpions released Return to Forever, the same year the band celebrated its 50th anniversary. Celebrated across the globe, the iconic rock act has sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and has received multiple honors including World Music Award winners, a postage stamp in Brazil, a Star on Hollywood Rock Walk, and Echo honors. They were also honored with the Lower Saxon State Award.