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Tag Archives: Scorpions

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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Interview: Uli Jon Roth talks touring, Sky guitars, Scorpions

Posted by on March 10, 2016

Ex-Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth left the band just before the band exploded and became an active rock hit machine. While the band quickly escalated up the Billboard charts, Roth found himself with legions of fans who still love his early output yet, thankfully, want to hear his newer solo stuff. Although not touring to support […]

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Rocklahoma celebrates 10th year, as part of World’s Loudest Month

Posted by on January 12, 2016

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rocklahoma has been announced for this May 27, 28 & 29 at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds, in Pryor, Oklahoma. America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party will feature some of the best current rock artists and classic bands, as well as onsite camping and VIP packages. The lineup, will see Rocklahoma first-timers Scorpions, […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/14: Clutch wage Psychic Warfare on the charts

Posted by on October 14, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. If you take a look at this week’s edition of Metal By Numbers, you’ll notice a few things. First, that we have a lot of debuts (as has been the theme these past few […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/7: The charts drive it home

Posted by on October 7, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The list of new debuts this week is notably shorter than previous weeks and lacking in big heavy hitters (no offense to Parkway Drive or any other bands listed here). So you may be […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Fortune shines down on the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another stout list of metal debuts has graces Metal By Numbers this week with a total of twenty bands. I would have definitely missed a few if I hadn’t used Chris Colgan’s handy-dandy […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/23: Slayer falls under the horizon

Posted by on September 23, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. For the second week in a row we have a metal album in the number one spot. In addition, it’s the second week have a case of “newer band out-charts legend band.” And, yet […]

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New & Noteworthy, September 11th – Beauty Through Order

Posted by on September 11, 2015

The past few weeks have seen metal taking over the charts, with several of the genre’s biggest names releasing albums and scoring top 20, top 10, and top 5 debuts. This week sees another genre mainstay releasing a new album, and it’s sure to be a big seller. Read on to see what’s in store! […]

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Metal by Numbers appendix: the top selling hard rock/metal ever

Posted by on August 19, 2015

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely familiar with our weekly Metal by Numbers column, looking at the weekly sales numbers of hard rock and metal music. While sales continue to decline as people adopt to streaming, there are still a solid amount of records being sold, and many of them are metal. Last week, […]

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‘Rock Band 4’ adds System of a Down, Disturbed and more

Posted by on August 4, 2015

With Rock Band 4 landing on PS4 and XBox One in October to reboot the guitar-based rhythm game franchise, more bands are starting to be announced for the game. They seem to be doling out the artist and song listings slowly, with last month’s addition of 11 songs added to the initial listing, also of 11 […]

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