Contact Us
Scorpions

Scorpions

Scorpions formed in Germany in the mid-’60s, but it wasn’t until 1978’s ‘Tokyo Tapes’ that they started to make some noise in other parts of the world. By the following year, they scored their first hit album, ‘Lovedrive.’ In 1982, they received their first blast of massive airplay with ‘No One Like You'; they repeated that two years later with their first Top 40 hit ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane.’ In 1991, they reached No. 4 with their all-time biggest hit, ‘Wind of Change.’ The band has gone through some lineup changes over the years, with singer Klaus Meine and guitarist Rudolf Schenker remain mainstays. They continue to release albums and tour 50 years later.

Facebook
Facebook

Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee Joins Scorpions as New Drummer

Scorpions are making it official with Mikkey Dee. The former Motorhead drummer will take over full-time for James Kottak after subbing for the past few months.

Read More

Category: News Tags:
Robin Marchant / Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
Robin Marchant / Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Michael Schenker Accuses Scorpions of ‘Milking the Past’ for More Than 20 Years

Hell hath no fury like a Schenker scorned.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Adam Berry / Joerg Koch, Getty Images
Adam Berry / Joerg Koch, Getty Images

Motorhead’s Mikkey Dee to Play Drums on Scorpions’ U.S. Tour

Former Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee will play drums for Scorpions when the veteran band performs in the U.S. next month.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Photo credit: Marc Theis
Photo credit: Marc Theis

Watch Scorpions’ New Live Video for ‘We Built This House': Exclusive Premiere

The "tour edition" of Scorpions' Return to Forever LP is due in stores April 22, and the band's giving fans a first glimpse of a live version of "We Built This House."

Read More

Category: Concerts, Exclusive, News, Videos Tags:
Dominik Bindl, Getty Images
Dominik Bindl, Getty Images

Scorpions Reissuing ‘Return to Forever’ With Bonus Material

German rockers Scorpions have announced an upcoming reissue of their 2015 album Return to Forever on April 22.

Read More

Category: New Albums, News Tags:
Mercury Records
Mercury Records

The History of Scorpions’ Breakthrough and Best Album, ‘Lovedrive’

Prior to recording their sixth studio LP, 1979's 'Lovedrive,' Scorpions had two main problems: Finding major success outside their native Germany and hanging onto a lead guitarist.

Read More

Category: Anniversaries Tags:
Robin Marchant / Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
Robin Marchant / Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

Michael Schenker Says Scorpions Have ‘Distorted’ the Story of His Time in the Band

Michael Schenker is ticked off at the Scorpions after getting a look at the liner notes for the band's recent Lovedrive reissue.

Read More

Category: News Tags: ,
Photo credit: Marc Theis
Photo credit: Marc Theis

Watch a Clip From Scorpions’ ‘Forever and a Day’ Documentary: Exclusive Video Premiere

In a clip from Scorpions' documentary 'Forever and a Day,' Rudolf Schenker discusses the band's over-the-top approach to performing.

Read More

Category: Exclusive, News, Videos Tags:
Mercury
Mercury

25 Years Ago: Scorpions Welcome Fans to a New Decade With ‘Crazy World’

Scorpions returned to their classic sound and had their biggest hit with 'Crazy World,' which was released on Nov. 6.

Read More

Category: Anniversaries Tags:
Dominik Bindl, Getty Images
Dominik Bindl, Getty Images

Scorpions Forced to Cancel Intimate Concert

An intimate Scorpions concert to be held before just 250 fans has been canceled because of technical problems.

Read More

Category: News Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!