Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have scheduled the following North American tour dates:
Aug. 25 - Shawinigan, Canada @ Site du Festival d'été, Shawinigan-Sud
Aug. 26 - Toronto, Canada @ Molson Amphitheatre
Aug. 28 - Ottawa, Canada @ LeBreton Festival Park
Aug. 30 - Montreal, Canada @ Vieux-Port (Quai Jacques-Cartier)
Sep. 01 - Chicoutimi, Canada @ Vieux Port
Sep. 04 - Sault Ste. Marie, MI @ Kewadin Casino
Sep. 06 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep. 09 - Edmonton, Canada @ Shaw Conference Centre
Sep. 10 - Calgary, Canada @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Sep. 12 - Vancouver, Canada @ Orpheum Theatre
Sep. 14 - Kelseyville, CA @ Konocti Harbor Resort & Spa
Sep. 15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Sep. 16 - Indio, CA @ Fantasy Springs Casino
Sep. 18 - Tucson, AZ @ AVA Amphitheatre
Sep. 19 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavillion
Sep. 21 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel
Sep. 22 - Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
Sep. 26 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre
Sep. 28 - Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre
Sep. 29 - Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
A new EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for SCORPIONS' latest album, "Humanity - Hour 1", has been posted at this location (Quicktime required). The CD will receive a North American release on August 28 via New Door Records/Universal Music.
A nine-minute video clip of German hard rockers SCORPIONS answering questions from fans via their official web site has been posted at YouTube.
SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs revealed via his official web site that the band will embark on an extensive U.S. tour in 2008. "Yes we are coming to the U.S.," he said, "but just for a few shows this year (we try to be everywhere in the world within 2007). Azoff Management [the group's management company] is already working on a 90 dates tour for next year with a great package in the U.S."
As previously reported, SCORPIONS members Klaus Meine (vocals), Rudolf Schenker (guitar) and Matthias Jabs (guitar) were interviewed by Finland's MTV3 prior to the band's Sweden Rock Festival appearance on June 9, 2007. Click here to view the video.
Fan-filmed video footage of the SCORPIONS performing their classic track "Still Loving You" on June 14, 2007 at the CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic has been posted at YouTube.
SCORPIONS' video for the song "Humanity" has been posted at YouTube.