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Scorpions cancel remaining tour dates with Megadeth due to illness

Posted by on October 9, 2017

Last night (8), Scorpions cancelled the remaining tour dates of their massive North American Crazy World tour with Megadeth. This was one of the biggest packages of the season, which kicked off earlier last month. Despite having one week left, their run was unfortunately cut short due to vocalist Klaus Meine having “severe laryngitis.” Meine […]

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Scorpions recruit Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee for U.S. Tour

Posted by on April 29, 2016

Well, now we know why Mikkey Dee suddenly dropped out of touring with Thin Lizzy. Turns out the Motörhead drummer is simply going to be on the road with the Scorpions instead. The band announced today that Mikkey Dee would be filling in on drums for James Kottak, who is taking a break to seek […]

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Metal Insider top 5: Retirements that didn’t last

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Tomorrow is a big day for Mötley Crüe. At 3pm EST, they’re widely expected to announce their retirement 33 years after their formation. Then they’ll be playing Jimmy Kimmel Live! later that night. And while the Crüe stepping down makes sense (Mick Mars is 62, […]

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Judas Priest Get A Little Help From Some Famous Friends For New Hits Package

Posted by on September 13, 2011

While we love Judas Priest, normally we wouldn’t get too excited over another greatest hits package from the metal gods. They’ve already officially released five compilation albums or packages since 1993. So what makes their sixth compilation The Chosen Few so special? Well this time around, the hits are chosen (see what they did there?) […]

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