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Background information
Origin Hannover, Germany
Genre(s) Hard Rock
Heavy Metal
Years active 1965—present
Label(s) RCA Records
EMI Group
Rhino Records
Associated acts UFO
Michael Schenker Group
Website Website
Klaus Meine
Matthias Jabs
Rudolf Schenker
Paweł Mąciwoda
James Kottak

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Scorpions Overview


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.

Sting in the Tail (2010) Humanity Hour 1 (2007) Unbreakable (2004) Bad For Good:The Very Best Of Scorpions (2002) Best Of The Scorpions: Millennium Collection (2001) Acoustica (2001) Moment Of Glory (2000) Eye II Eye (1999) Deadly Sting: The Mercury Years (1997) Pure Instinct (1996)

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Scorpions Inducted Into Rock Walk Of Fame

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 

Scorpions To Split After 45 Years Together

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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