Scorpions’ Matthias Jabs to be interviewed at Namm’s “Believe In Music” event

SCORPIO guitarist Matthias jabs will participate in an online chat for NAMM‘s Believe in music event later this month. The 66-year-old German musician will be interviewed by a journalist Rick damigella Thursday, Jan.20 from 2:30 p.m. PT.

This year Believe in music The virtual event is open to the public and registration is free at

Believe in music is hosted by NAMM President and CEO Joe lamond and Pensado Square co-founder Trawick Grass and will include live music, interviews and artist entertainment in a wide variety of genres, interactive brand pages to connect buyers and sellers directly for networking and several live and on-site music education seminars. Requirement. Seminar topics include music and social justice, music and wellness, live event production, studio production, and tips on how to strategically grow a retail business or brand. .

SCORPIO’19th studio album, “Rock believer”, will be released on February 25.

Two months ago, SCORPIO released the official music video for the LP’s first single, “Peacemaker”. Track includes music courtesy of the guitarist Rudolf Schenker and bassist Pawel maciwoda and words of the singer Klaus Meine.

“Rock believer” was recorded mainly at Peppermint Park Studios in Hanover, Germany and was mixed with the legendary Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany with engineer Michel ilbert, who won several Grammy nominations for his mixing work with the producer Max Martin on the albums of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

SCORPIOnew album will mark their first release since 2017 “Born To Touch Your Feelings – Best Of Rock Ballads”, which was an anthology of new and classic material.

SCORPIO originally planned to record the new album in Los Angeles with the producer Greg Fidelman, whose previous credits include NOOSE and METALLIC. However, due to the pandemic, some of the initial work was done with Gregory remotely, after which SCORPIO chose to conduct the recordings themselves with the help of their engineer Hans-Martin Buff.

Meine said previously Talk about metal that the purpose with the use Fidelman produce “Rock believer” was to bring “the old vibe of albums like ‘Blackout’, ‘Thunderbolt’ or even ‘Lovedrive’. We try to focus on those albums and that attitude, “he said.” If we get there, who knows, it’s so many years later. But it’s the spirit and the whole atmosphere around this album. This time the emphasis is on the harder songs. “

According to Meine, SCORPIO‘the new LP features “no outside writer at all”, unlike that of 2015 “Back forever”, which was largely co-written by the producers of the album, Mikaël Nord Andersson and Martin hansen.

SCORPIO will launch them “Rock believer” world tour in March in Las Vegas where the group will give nine shows as part of their residency at the Planet Hollywood Hotel. Then, they will cross the Atlantic to Europe where they will give six concerts in France and six shows in Germany supported by Wolfgang van halenthe new group Mammoth WVH.

SCORPIO‘the last complete collection of new recordings was the aforementioned “Back forever”, including in part songs the band had in the ’80s vault. It was the last recorded appearance of SCORPIOlongtime drummer James kottak, who was fired from the group in September 2016. He has since been replaced by Mikkey dee, formerly of MOTÖRHEAD.

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