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Der Scorpions Vill Rock Der Gibson Tonight
The Scorpions are in town and we were glad to read that we weren't the only ones excited. Look no further than the LA Weekly of all places to get the bandwagon going. Libby Molyneaux breaks it down perfectly:
For better or wurst, the Scorpions still live in a world where "We Were Born to Fly" and "The Future Never Dies," not to mention "Love Will Keep Us Alive," all actual titles from their brand new -- bless 'em -- concept album, Humanity Hour 1. (Yes, they rhyme "we were born to fly" with "reach the sky.") Okay, so they can't write lyrics for shit, but English is not these Germans' first language -- rock is. That's not a joke. Lead singer Klaus Meine has a throat that was born to reach the screeching highs and dramatic lows of heavy metal, and after 36 (!) years, he's lost none of his esophogal power. And c'mon -- "The Zoo"? An urban nightmare with a chorus that rock-operatic! "Deerneernt deerneernt . . . deer neernt neernt neernt neernt neernt." Repeat till throat bleeds.
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