ROCK LEGENDS SCORPIONS ANNOUNCE ‘ROCK BELIEVER NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2022’
COMING TO THE KIA FORUM ON OCTOBER 4
WITH SPECIAL GUEST WHITESNAKE ON THEIR FAREWELL TOUR
Scorpions, one of the most iconic and influential hard rock bands of all time will return to North America on the Rock Believer World Tour with special guests Whitesnake on their Farewell tour.
Fresh off of their sold-out Sin City Nights Las Vegas residency, Scorpions will kick off a two month-long Live Nation produced run of dates on August 14th in Toronto with additional concerts in Los Angeles at the Kia Forum on Tuesday, October 4th, Detroit, Chicago, Dallas, and Denver, amongst others. In addition to Whitesnake, Swedish band Thundermother will be joining the tour.
“After the amazing start we’ve had with our residency in Las Vegas, it‘s about time to come back for a real tour to rock the U.S. like a hurricane again. We can‘t wait to see all you Rock Believers out there!” – Klaus Meine
“Once Again It’s Time To Feel The Sting Of The Scorpions & The Bite Of The Whitesnake!!! Can’t Wait!!!.” – David Coverdale
Earlier this year in February 2022, Scorpions released their nineteenth studio album Rock Believer via Vertigo Records featuring the songs “Rock Believer”, Peacemaker” and “Shining of your Soul”. Stream & download the album across all digital platforms HERE
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.
ROCK BELIEVER NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2022:
Aug 21 – Toronto, ON (Budweiser Stage)
Aug 24 – Quebec City, QC (Centre Videotron)
Aug 27 – Montreal, QC (Bell Center)
Aug 30 – Detroit, MI (Pine Knob Music Theatre)
Sep 01 – Rosemont, IL (Allstate Arena)
Sep 05 – Atlantic City, NJ (Borgata Casino)*
Sep 07 – Belmont Park, NY (UBS Arena)
Sep 09 – Mashantucket, CT (Foxwoods Casino)*
Sep 12 – Hollywood, FL (Hard Rock Live)
Sep 14 – Tampa, FL (Amalie Arena)
Sep 17 – Houston, TX (Toyota Center)
Sep 19 – El Paso, TX (Don Haskins Center)
Sep 21 – Tulsa, OK (BOK Arena)
Sep 24 – San Antonio, TX (Freeman Coliseum)
Sep 27 – Dallas, TX (American Airlines Center)
Sep 29 – Denver, CO (Ball Arena)
Oct 01 – San Diego, CA (Viejas Arena)
Oct 04 – Los Angeles, CA (Kia Forum)
Oct 07 – Fresno, CA (Save Mart Center)
Oct 09 – Portland, OR (Moda Center)
Oct 13 – Spokane, WA (Spokane Arena)
Oct 15 – Tacoma, WA (Tacoma Dome)
Oct 18 – Oakland, CA (Oakland Coliseum)
Oct 21 – Las Vegas, NV (Mandalay Bay)
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.
Celebrated across the globe, the iconic rock act has sold more than 110 million albums worldwide and has received multiple honors including World Music Award winners, a postage stamp in Brazil, a Star on Hollywood Rock Walk, and Echo honors. Most recently, they were honored with the Lower Saxon State Award.
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