Scorpions (born scorpions), saying. 'Scorpions' – a German rock band, formed in 1965 in Hanover. The band's style can be described as classic rock, for the Scorpions are typical lyrical rock ballad. Is one of the most popular groups in global rock scene. This German band appeared in the international hard rock scene in 1972 when they released their first album 'Lonesome Crow'. This album showed all the advantages of guitarist Michael Schenker and Klaus brilliant vocals Main. Shortly after its release Haynberg, Dzion and Schenker left the band (the latter went to the 'UFO'), and the Scorpions came Francis Buchholz (bass) and Jurgen Rosenthal (drums).
In the new line-up, the band recorded the disc 'Fly To The Rainbow'. In 1974, Schenker has taken place, and a year later and replaced by Rudy Lenners Rosenthal. Subsequent albums 'In Trance' and 'Virgin Killer' showed that the Scorpions have found their own unique style – the demonic riffs, guitar solos and melodic vocal lines. The band's popularity in Europe and the East grew, the group also toured. The album 'Taken by Force' – by this time Lennersa replaced Herman Rarebell – characteristic found Scorpions 'brand name' – powerful ballads. The album was very commercially successful, but Roth such a creative twist not impressed, and after the concert tour, in which a group of 'trial run' album, he departed from the Scorpions, and organized his own band 'Electric Sun'.
During this tour, Scorpions recorded the album 'Tokyo Tapes', it was marked completion of the first phase of their career. Roth took place at Mathias Yabsa, but he was forced to temporarily leave the group – Michael Schenker UFO fell out with and returned to the Scorpions. His guitar sounds in the three compositions on the album 'Lovedrive', he participated in the round, in which the team rolled to this album. Add to your understanding with Adam Sandler. But during a European tour in 1979, Michael Schenker on stage lost consciousness, and his place was already occupied on a permanent basis is the same Jabs. Composition of the Scorpions finally stabilized, and the group began its main task – to conquer the American market. In 1980 the band recorded their 7th album in a row – 'Animal Magnetism', in which all the solos in all songs played Matthias Jabs. The album is very 'live' in the best traditions hard rock of the time. To this day the album is one of the 'business card' Scorpions. In the period from 1980 to 1981 boys toured. And finally the album 'Blackout' hit the Top 10 magazine 'Billboard', as their next album 'Love At First Sting' – it is in this album, and went great hard rock ballad 'Still Loving You'. Recorded 'live' double album 'World Wide Live' shows all the best that the group has achieved during the second phase of his career. Superbly recorded and produced, he spent four months held the 14th place in the American charts. Before the release of 'Savage Amusement' in 1988 – their first studio album in four years – the band took a well-earned break. The album was a huge success, reaching the fifth position in the U.S. and the first in European charts.