Heavy Metal Greg has uploaded video footage of SCORPIONS‘ October 3 performance at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Check it out below.
As previously reported, SCORPIONS continue to celebrate their 50th year with a special one-night national screening event of their first theatrical release, the documentary film “Forever And A Day”, on Wednesday, October 14.
Presented by SpectiCast and Tempest Films, “Forever And A Day” captures the history of one of the most influential bands in music history — following them for 18 months with an insightful look into the dynamic that has kept them at the top of the metal community. Filmmaker Katja von Garnier accompanied the SCORPIONS on their “Final Sting” dates — originally the band’s farewell tour around the globe, from Bangkok via Los Angeles to Moscow. The resulting documentary, “Forever And A Day”, is a moving portrait of their unique history, packed with candid moments and SCORPIONS‘ memories, culminating with the decision to scrap their retirement plans. Singer Klaus Meine says: “I think it’ll be a really special film for our fans.”
The title “Forever And A Day” outlines the philosophy SCORPIONS have internalized since their early days. In the ’80s of the past century, they wrapped it up in the slogan “Don‘t Stop At The Top” (allegorical: Never rest on your laurels). They simply are travelers, who always seek new challenges, overcoming all obstacles along the way.
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SCORPIONS‘ “Return To Forever 50th Anniversary Tour”, featuring longtime members Klaus Meine, Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs, alongside James Kottak (drums) and Paweł Mąciwoda (bass), kicked off in May 2015 with dates on four continents. For these milestone shows, SCORPIONS have built a career-spanning setlist of their hits, anthems, ballads and vintage classics.