Legendary rock guitarist, Michael Schenker, has announced four UK “Temple of Rock” concerts in May 2012. This marks the first time Schenker’s touring band will feature two ex-Scorpions members – Herman Rarebill (drums) and Francis Buchholz (bass). Vocalist Doogie White (ex-Rainbow and Yngwie Malmsteen) and MSG keyboardist, Wayne Findlay complete the line-up.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday 13th May via the 24 hour box office: 0844 478 0898, www.thegigcartel.com. Hardcore Michael Schenker fans can purchase special Pre-Sale tickets from Planet Rock radio at 9am GMT on Wednesday 11th January.
The UK concerts will feature a plethora of hits spanning Michael Schenker’s colourful career. Songs to be performed by the “Temple of Rock” line-up include UFO’s “Rock Bottom” and “Doctor Doctor”, MSG’s “Armed and Ready” and “Into The Arena”, Scorpions classics “Another Piece of Meat” and “Rock You like a Hurricane”, plus new songs from the recently released “Temple of Rock” album “Miss Claustrophobia” and “Before the Devil Knows You´re Dead”.
May 2012 UK Tour Dates
May 9 – Wolverhampton The Wulfren
May 10 – Manchester HMV Ritz
May 11 – Glasgow O2 ABC
May 12 – London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire