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Scorpions/Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee confirms COVID-19 diagnosis, has “Fully recovered”

Posted by on July 7, 2020

  Scorpions/ex-Motörhead Drummer Mikkey Dee has confirmed the rumors that he was diagnosed with COVID-19.  On Monday (June 6), Dee took to Instagram to clear up some misinformation about his condition, namely the exaggeration of his weight loss and the place he contracted the virus.  “I just want to set some rumors straight regarding Don […]

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Scorpions share new song “Sign of Hope”

Posted by on June 23, 2020

  As 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of Scorpions, the band has shared a new song titled “Sign of Hope” with all proceeds going to Musicares. The band is currently in the studio working on their 19th record with producer Greg Fidelman (Slipknot, Metallica). In an effort to spread good vibes, the band decided the world needed […]

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Brazilian research names spider species after heavy metal artists

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Christina Rheims, a researcher at Instituto Butantan in São Paulo, Brazil, discovered 4 new spider species and decided to name them after her favorite heavy metal artists. Extraordinarius bruceickinsoni – Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson Extraordinarius klausmeinei – Scorpions vocalist Klaus Meine Extraordinarius rickalleni – Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen Extraordinarius andrematosi – Original Angra vocalist Andre Matos […]

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Watch trailer for ‘Trolls World Tour’ featuring Ozzy Osbourne & Scorpions tunes

Posted by on June 20, 2019

Just yesterday (19th), we were excited to hear Ozzy Osbourne will play the role of King Thrash in the next Trolls DreamWorks Animation film, Trolls World Tour. A trailer is now available on the upcoming animation starring Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake. Not only do we learn a little bit more about the film, we […]

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Brothers in metal: Max and Iggor Cavalera pick their favorite bands of brothers

Posted by on November 3, 2017

In just two weeks, Cavalera Conspiracy will be releasing their fourth studio album, Psychosis, marking the band’s tenth year as a project. Of course Max Cavalera and his brother Iggor may be best known for Sepultura, the band they formed as teenagers back in 1984. With the release of Psychosis imminent, we thought it’d be fun to […]

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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 and Megadeth tour confirmed, adds dates

Posted by on March 23, 2017

No need to buy those plane tickets to California just yet. We had a hunch there would be more than one date for the Scorpions Crazy World tour with their very special guests Megadeth. Scorpions revealed a month worth of North American dates that kicks off on September 14th in Reading, PA and ends on […]

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Crazy (world) tour alert: Scorpions and Megadeth

Posted by on March 21, 2017

Over a month ago, Dave Mustaine hinted to Billboard about Megadeth booking two tours for 2017, with the interesting news that they’d be an opener later in the years, stating:  “They’re both going to be very different, but exciting. One we’re headlining, and it’s very much bands of our ilk, and for the other one, […]

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Find out how much Hell & Heaven Metal Fest, Maximus Festival and more made on the road

Posted by on October 13, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. There isn’t much to report on this week’s boxscore but there are numbers for some international festivals that we […]

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Find out how much The Contortionist, Muse, and Scorpions made on the road

Posted by on June 3, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. Our friends at Billboard gather all the numbers for us to get an idea of how much money is […]

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