SCORPIONS

Best of 2010

Best of 2010 As always, the top albums are for releases from 2010 that are full albums (no EP’s or demos). They also have to be new studio albums for 2010, not re-recordings, re-releases, cover songs, or live material. Below the combined TOP 30 are links to each staff members…

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MICHAEL SCHENKER discusses new MSG album “In the Midst Of Beauty” and reconnecting with Gary Barden.

MICHAEL SCHENKER INTERVIEW AND LIVE PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ German-born guitarist Michael Schenker is one most inspirational and respected guitar players from the 1970s. Michael started his career in the early 1970s, being one of the founding members of The Scorpions. With the Scorpions, he recorded their debut LONESOME CROW…

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SCORPIONS: Live at Kotka, FINLAND 25.07 2008

KOTKAN MERIPÄIVÄT 25.07 2008 KOTKA, FINLAND Kotkan Meripäivät is not such a festival where you can see too many metal or hard rock bands but sometimes the deviation approves all rules and this year the legendary Scorpions were headlining this three day festival. Scorpions are still continuing to tour support for bands latest release…

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SWEDENROCK 6-9 June 2007

Article and pics by Arto Lehtinen and Marko Syrjälä (Addiotional comments by J. Huovila – Thanks) Wow! This is the seventh time that the Finnish Metal-Rules squad made an invasion to the mighty Swedenrock festival. Almost 70 bands descended upon the southern area of Sweden for a festival that turned…

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Former Scorpions bassist Francis Buchholz returns in the music scene in Uli Jon Roth’s band

INTERVIEW BY MARKO SYRJALA AND JARNO HUOVILA PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJALA AND ARCHIVES Francis Buchholz played with the Scorpions for almost twenty years, appearing on the “Fly to the Rainbow” (1974), “In Trance” (1975), “Virgin Killer” (1976), “Taken by Force” (1977), “Tokyo Tapes” (1978), “Lovedrive” (1979), “Animal Magnetism” (1980), “Blackout”…

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