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Below is our complete The Scorpions news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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The Rockstar Ramblings: It’s like X meets Y

While Vince Neil (Motley Crue) does his time in jail his girl on the outside is concerned because he’s working the breakfast shift and has only eaten some peanut butter and a baloney sandwich. Given the length of his sentence (less than a month) this doesn’t sound like anything of concern. This sounds like fat camp for middle aged rock singers… More...

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The Rockstar Ramblings: Bored to Death

During a lazy Sunday I found myself catching up on previously recorded episodes of Bored to Death when much to my delight I discovered a couple Metal Mania episodes on queue. Here’s what I found:

In Kiss’s video for “Rock and Roll all Nite,” I wonder what was so bad that the girl coming down the stairs needed her eyes blacked out like they do on the show Cops. Also, is there someplace we can put all of the eighties brick-sized cell phones for display? I would definitely go to the Pre-2K Cell Phone Hall of Fame (maybe located in Indiana?) to see the phone Gene Simmons has while sitting on his throne in this video as well as the one used by Zack Morris on Saved by the Bell. More...

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The Scorpions Announce US Tour

Support: Tesla / Keith Emerson

October, 21 2004 Seattle, WA (Everett) @ Arena
October, 23 2004 Portland, OR @ Coliseum
October, 24 2004 Boise, ID @ Bank Of America Center
October, 26 2004 Salt Lake City, UT @ E Center
October, 27 2004 Denver, CO @ Magness Aud / World
October, 29 2004 Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
October, 30 2004 Detroit, MI @ Cobo Hall
October, 31 2004 Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel
November, 3 2004 Cedar Rapids, IA @ Five Seasons
November, 4 2004 St Paul, MN @ Xcell
November, 6 2004 Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Arena
November, 7 2004 St Louis, MO @ Saviss Arena
November, 9 2004 Dallas ,TX @ Next Stage
November, 10 2004 Houston, TX @ reliant arena ??
November, 12 2004 Austin,TX @ Erwin Center
November, 13 2004 San Antonio, TX @ SBC Arena
November, 14 2004 Hildago,TX @ The Dodge Arena
November, 16 2004 El Paso,TX @ UTEP
November, 17 2004 Albuquerque, NM @ Conv Center
November, 19 2004 Phoenix, AZ @ Crickett Pavlion(outdoors)
November, 20 2004 Las Vegas NV @ Alladin / Mandalay Bay
November, 21 2004 Tucson, AZ @ SW International Speedway on sale
November, 23 2004 San Diego,CA @ Cox Arena
November, 24 2004 Fresno, CA @ Savemart Arena
November, 26 2004 Los Angeles, CA @ Universal Amph( 2 firm)
November, 27 2004 Los Angeles, CA @ Universal Amph
November, 28 2004 Los Angeles, CA @ Universal Amph (option)
November, 30 2004 Bakersfield,CA @ Centennial Arena
December, 1 2004 Sacremento,CA @ Arco Arena
December, 3 2004 San Jose, CA @ HP Pavilion
December, 4 2004 San Francisco ,CA @ Bill Graham Civic
December, 5 2004 Reno, NV @ Lawler Pavilion

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Michael Schenker Talks About UFO and Scorpions

MICHAEL SCHENKER explains why he did what many thought was unthinkable, selling the rights to the UFO name to former bandmates vocalist PHIL MOGG and bassist PETE WAY, "I was asked by Phil to give the name back, and I decided to do so because I was irritated with those guys. It wasn't worth it for me to stick around. Phil sounded desperate." He went on to explain the personality conflicts, "I was irritated by everything. It was weird. They are very sarcastic people - more than I can bear, and it's just kind of...I just felt it was a good thing to do."

Read the full article at Electric Basement.

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