SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN CRAZY WORLD TOUR
WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST MEGADETH
STOPPING AT AMALIE® ARENA ON OCTOBER 15, 2017
Tickets go on sale Friday, April 7 at 10:00 AM
TAMPA, FL – Scorpions, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time, continue to celebrate 50+ years of rock with the return to North America for the Crazy World tour. Since performing a handful of festivals and concerts last year in the U.S., which included their “Blacked Out In Vegas” residency, the band will return on September 14 to kick off the month-long run of dates which include stops in New York, Dallas, Toronto, Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles, amongst others, including a stop at Tampa’s AMALIE® Arena on Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 PM. Together for the first time, GRAMMY-award winning thrash metal band, Megadeth, will join the Scorpions as a very special guest. Scorpions Rock Zone fan club members have exclusive, first access to tickets & VIP packages. For more information and to join the community, visit TheScorpionsCommunity.com.
“When our album Crazy World was released back in ’91, right at the end of the cold war, we toured around a world that was pretty crazy back then, but there was so much hope in the air for a more peaceful future. Now 26 years later, things are getting more crazy every other day. After all these years, ‘Crazy World’ is still a good motto for our upcoming world tour. We are very much looking forward to seeing all of you out there,” states Klaus Meine.
With over 100 million records sold around the world, the band will play fan favorites from their incredible catalogue including “Wind of Change,” “Still Loving You,” “Rock You Like A Hurricane,” “Send Me An Angel” and many more. They’ll also be performing songs off their 19th studio album and most recent release, Return To Forever.
Founded in Hannover, West Germany in 1965, Scorpions were part of the first wave of metal in the 1970’s with their debut album, Lonesome Crow, released in 1972. The band rose to arena status with seminal releases Lovedrive, Virgin Killer and Animal Magnetism. In the 80s, Scorpions amassed a string of Billboard chart toppers from Love at First Sting and Blackout, including multiple Top 10 singles “Rock You Like a Hurricane” and “No One Like You,” as well a string of successful singles such as “Send Me an Angel,” “Still Loving You” and “Wind of Change.” The band was also ranked #46 on VH1’s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock and their hit “Rock You Like a Hurricane” also landed as #18 on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs. In 2015, Scorpions released their 19th studio album, Return To Forever, the same year the band celebrated their 50th anniversary. Celebrated across the globe, the iconic rock act have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide, and have received multiple honors including World Music Award winners, a postage stamp in Brazil, their Star on Hollywood Rock Walk, Echo honors, most recently they were honored with the Lower Saxon State Award.
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TICKETS: Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, April 7 at 10:00 AM at the McDonald’s® Ticket Office at AMALIE Arena, Ticketmaster outlets and at Ticketmaster.com. Order tickets by phone by calling 800.745.3000. Ticket prices are $35.50, $45.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $129.50. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at Ticketmaster.com or the ticket office. Visit amaliearena.com or call 813.301.2500 for more information.
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