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Motorhead Star Replaces James Kottak In The Scorpions

He filled in for James Kottak in recent months, while he reportedly sought medical attention. A statement announcing the new hire reads: "We would like to thank James for so many years...

Scorpions Singer Struck Down With Viral Infection

The band had to cut short a gig in Hamburg on Monday night (21Mar16) when it became clear singer Meine was struggling with vocal issues. He has since been admitted to a...

Katharine Mcphee's Mail Stolen

Neighbours of the Scorpions star saw a woman searching a car near her California home and confronted the suspect, who threw away a collection of papers as they fled the scene. Although...

Scorpions Lead French National Anthem Sing-along At Emotional Paris Gig

The rockers were among the first foreign act to perform in the capital after terrorist gunmen stormed the Bataclan theatre during an Eagles of Death Metal gig on 13 November (15) and opened...

Scorpions Cancel Anniversary Show Due To Technical Issues

Two hundred and fifty lucky fans won tickets to see the stars at an intimate show in Berlin on 3 November (15), but the gig has since been axed. Instead, devotees have been...

Scorpions Abandon Retirement Plans

Scorpions guitarist Matthias Jabs has confirmed the group has call off its retirement plans, revealing he and his bandmates are having too much fun on the road to quit.The Wind of Change hitmakers announced their...

Scorpions To Welcome Drummer Back After Jail, Rehab

German rockers the Scorpions are planning to welcome back their American drummer James Kottak when he completes rehab for a drinking problem that became apparent following an arrest in Dubai.The rock star was jailed in...

Scorpions Pay Tribute To Late Manager Amend

German rockers the Scorpions have paid tribute to their manager Peter Amend, who passed away on Monday (01Sep14).Calling the financial genius "our dear friend", the group released a statement on Tuesday (02Sep14), revealing just how...

Scorpions Drummer In Dubai Jail After Drunken Debauchery And Indecency

James Kottak, drummer for the German rock band Scorpions, has been jailed in Dubai for a month after his drunken antics caught the eye of the country's strict law enforcers. The 51 year-old sticksman was...

James Kottak Asks Judge For Custody Of His Son

Scorpions rocker James Kottak has asked a judge to hand him primary custody of his son over allegations his ex-wife is an unfit mother.The drummer filed documents at Los Angeles County Superior Court earlier this...

Scorpions Cancel Paraguay Show

German rockers Scorpions were forced to axe a concert in Paraguay on Tuesday night (18Sep18) after the outdoor venue was hit by a massive storm.The Rock You Like a Hurricane hitmakers' gig at the Jockey...

Oliver Stone's Tequila Preparation For Savages

Oliver Stone and Benicio del Toro drank 25 shots of tequila each in one sitting to prepare for the movie 'Savages'.The director and his star met with Mexican drug lords to research the new film...

Lemmy, Snider, Scorpions & Hughes Big Winners At Vegas Awards

MOTORHEAD star LEMMY, DEE SNIDER, GLENN HUGHES and the SCORPIONS were among the rockers celebrated at the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards at the weekend (22Aug10).The trio were presented with achievement honours at the inaugural prizegiving,...

Lemmy, Snider And Scorpions To Be Honoured In Las Vegas

Stars including MOTORHEAD frontman LEMMY, TWISTED SISTER singer DEE SNIDER and the SCORPIONS are set to be honoured at a one-off awards show in Las Vegas.The rockers will all receive prizes at the Vegas Rocks!...

Scorpions Stung By Singer's Illness

German rockers the SCORPIONS' farewell tour has been hit by illness - singer KLAUS MEINE is suffering a chest cold and has been told he can't perform until Thursday (01Jul10).The diagnosis has prompted the Rock...

Lady Gaga And J.lo Rule The World

Lady Gaga and Black Eyed Peas were the big winners at this year's World Music Awards, while Jennifer Lopez was named a pop Legend. The eccentric singer received five honours at the ceremony held at...

Movie Reviews Clash Of The Titans

Most critics seem to figure that Clash of the Titans is nothing to get worked up over. They're writing mostly witty reviews, discussing it like a food writer might discuss a cheesy desert. In fact,...

Manager Told Scorpions It Was Time To Stop Rocking

German rockers the SCORPIONS chose to split for good after their manager suggested they'd never be able to top their new album.Guitarist Rudolf Schenker tells AOL the band was in the middle of a listening...

Scorpions Split

Legendary German rockers SCORPIONS are splitting up after 40 years.The Wind of Change hitmakers announced on their website that they have decided to walk away from the music industry while they are "on a high...

Scorpions Star Upset With Schenker Over Terrible Show

SCORPIONS star MATTHIAS JABS has hit out at fellow German rocker MICHAEL SCHENKER's refusal to address his apparent drinking problems - because they're having a major effect on his band. Jabs was backstage at the...

Scorpions Rocker Denies Blackmail Charges

Former SCORPIONS drummer HERMANN RAREBELL appeared in court on Tuesday (04APR06) on attempted blackmail charges. The WIND OF CHANGE rocker, who denies the charges, stands accused of hiring two members of the Zurich, Switzerland chapter...

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