Scorpions Announce Rescheduled 2021 Las Vegas Residency With Queensryche [Update]
UPDATE: The Scorpions have postponed their 2020 Las Vegas Residency with Queensryche due to the coronavirus pandemic. They promise to reschedule the dates some time soon. Read their full statement further below.
UPDATE 2: The Scorpions have now revealed the dates for their 2021 residency with Queensryche. See their latest update below:
The residency will take place at Planet Hollywood Resort's Zappos Theater on the Las Vegas Strip, and kicks off July 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 24 at 10am PST.
This year marks 55 years since the legendary German rock band formed in Hanover. Since residencies in Vegas appear to be the new trend among classic rock acts, and Scoprions have toured with Queensryche in the past, the nine-date series of shows seems fitting. Watch a trailer for the run below.
Scorpions' latest album, Return to Forever, was released in 2015, and was the last to feature former drummer James Kottak before he was replaced by Motorhead's Mikkey Dee. In December, guitarist Matthias Jabs confirmed in an interview that the band recruited Metallica and Slipknot producer Greg Fidelman for their next studio release.
Scorpions' 2020 Las Vegas Residency Postponed - Official Statement
Top 80 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1980s