Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal. The lineup from 1978–1992 was the most successful incarnation of the group, and included Klaus Meine (vocals), Rudolf Schenker (rhythm guitar), Matthias Jabs (lead guitar), Francis Buchholz (bass guitar), and Herman Rarebell (drums). The band's only constant member has been Schenker, although Meine has been the lead singer for all of the band's studio albums, and Jabs has been a consistent member since 1979.
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MICHAEL SCHENKER Calls Brother RUDOLF 'A Desperate Wannabe', Says KLAUS MEINE Is 'The Only Artist' In SCORPIONS
Legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker (SCORPIONS, UFO) has once again slammed his brother Rudolf, saying that the SCORPIONS axeman is "a desperate wannabe" who "cheated and bullied" his younger sibling. Michael Schenker gave a number of…
via Blabber Mouth at January 20, 2018
SCORPIONS guitarists Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs were recently interviewed on Poland's "Dzień dobry Polsko" TV show. You can now watch the segment below. Asked if there are still things that a veteran band like SCORPIONS can learn from younger…
via Blabber Mouth at January 8, 2018
Having grown up in Germany, Klaus Meine has been a first hand witness to the effects of a border wall. Continue reading…
via Loudwire at December 22, 2017
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