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Fri 12th Apr at 7:00pm
@ O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne
Also appearing: Virgil and The Accelerators
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Never miss another 'Michael Schenker' show
Temple of Rock Tour 2013: Michael Schenker + Virgil and The Accelerators
Boasting Ex-Scorpions stars Herman Rarebell and Francis Buchholz on drums and bass respectively, MSG stalwart Wayne Findlay on keyboards and the magnificent Doogie White (ex Rainbow / Yngwee Malmsteen) on vocals, the Temple Of Rock 2013 concerts will include a plethora of hits spanning Michael Schenker's colourful career.
Songs to be performed on the tour include UFO's 'Rock Bottom' and 'Doctor Doctor', MSG's 'Armed and Ready' and 'Into The Arena', and the Scorpions classics 'Another Piece of Meat' and 'Rock You like a Hurricane'. In addition, Schenker will perform songs from the recently released 'Temple of Rock' album alongside other solo favourites such as 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead', 'Miss Claustrophobia' and 'Hangin On'.
Legendary German-born guitarist and founder member of the Scorpions who built his career on his temperamental relationship with the band UFO, which he left in 1979. He founded the Michael Schenker Group (MSG) later that year. Aside from a brief return to UFO, MSG survived in its various incarnations since, living past its 25th anniversary in 2005 to continue touring annually. In 2010 Michael Schenker received the Marshall '11' Award of the Classic Rock Magazine, in 2011 he rocked the High Voltage Festival; now he's back in 2012 with the "Temple of Rock" world tour.
Michael Schenker tour dates
Having made a statement of intent with their stunning all original debut album The Radium, followed by a series of high profile shows with legends such as Michael Schenker, Uriah Heep, Johnny Winter and Wilko Johnson. VATA are now establishing themselves as one of the UK's premier exponents of high energy Blues Rock. April 2013 saw the release of 'Live From Marshall' a spectacular DVD capture of their stunning live sold out show at the holy grail of sound 'Marshall Amplification'. Featuring Virgil McMahon - guitar & vocals, Gabriel McMahon - drums and Jack Alexander Timmis - bass & vocals.
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Venue: O2 Academy Newcastle
Enquiries: 0191 260 2020
Bookings: 0844 477 2000 019
→ Newcastle 4 min walk