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Scorpions is a German heavy metal/hard rock band from Hannover, Germany, known for their 1980s rock anthem "Rock You Like a Hurricane" and their singles "No One Like You", "Send Me an Angel, "Still Loving You", and "Wind of Change". The band has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, and they were ranked #46 on VH1's Greatest Artists of Hard Rock program. "Rock You Like a Hurricane" is also #18 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs. On January 24, 2010, after 45 years of performing, the band announced that they will be retiring after touring in support of their new album Sting in the Tail. The Scorpions sold between 100 and 150 million albums worldwide.
April 7, 2010
Heavy metal veterans Scorpions have been inducted into the Rock Walk Of Fame in Hollywood. Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine, Matthias Jabs, James Kottak and Pawel Maciwoda were all present at the ceremony at the Guitar Center yesterday afternoon (April 6). Read more
January 25, 2010
German heavy metal outfit Scorpions will call it a day after almost 50 years together. The veterans confirmed in a statement on their website that they will release their 17th and final studio album, 'Sting In The Tail', on March 19 and embark on a farewell tour before splitting for good. Read more
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