POWER OF POP MUSIC SCORPIONS – DOWN TO EARTH VETERAN ROCK SUPERSTARS WHO JUST WANNA GO OUT WITH A BANG!

SCORPIONS – DOWN TO EARTH VETERAN ROCK SUPERSTARS WHO JUST WANNA GO OUT WITH A BANG!

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Halfway through the Scorpions press conference at the Hard Rock Cafe, guitarist Matthias Jab remarked – “We play like we live today”.

‘We play like we live today’ – Matthias Jabs on being relevant #scorpions #rock #musicislife @lamcproductions

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It was a declaration of relevance for a band that is celebrating their 51st anniversary, although strictly speaking only rhythm guitarist and founder Rudolf Schenker remains from that original 1965 incarnation.

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Along the way, the band picked up vocalist Klaus Meine, lead guitarist Matthias Jabs, bassist Paweł Mąciwoda & drummer Mikkey Dee and have gone on to sell 100 million records worldwide!

The quintet came across as affable gentlemen, assured in their status as rock legends but self-aware enough to understand the importance of humility and a public connection with fans and the media.

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They fielded a variety of questions that focused very much – quite naturally – on their longevity and the challenges associated with the same.

Meine – like his colleagues – expressed common sense in many of his answers. He stressed the importance of friendship within the band and of course, the pleasure of playing music.

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The conference really came to life when the band began recounting the craziest experiences whilst on tour – basically the lengths to which fans would go to, to show their love of Scorpions.

From a fan running around the stage with a ‘stolen’ bass guitar to a fan crying profusely in the mosh pit to a scissor-armed fan jumping the stage to cut Dee’s locks to a man-mountain pinning Meine down, the Scorpions have seen it all!

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Can’t guarantee that things will be as crazy tonight when Scorpions take the stage at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre but it is certain to a rocking show. Don’t miss this!!

Tickets available from SISTIC.

Thanks to LAMC Productions for making this possible.

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