For Ricardo Battle the Scorpions, formed currently for Klaus Meine (vocal), Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs (guitars), James Kottak (battery) and Pawel Maciwoda (low), is the biggest name of the Hard German Rock in all the times.
Currently in turnê of promotion of its more recent album, Unbreakable (2004), the band is scaled to present itself again in Brazil, in the festival "Live ' N ' Louder", that it will happen in day 12 of October, in São Paulo (SP).
*** Interviewed ours, the guitarist Matthias Jabs ***(former-Lady), it was predestinold to the success, therefore exactly having entered when the band was with the consolidated name and with six launched albums - Lonesome Crow (1972), Fly You the The Rainbow (1974), In Trance (1975), Virgin Killer (1976), Taken By Force (1977) and Tokyo Tapes (1978, to the living creature) -, it obtained to make with that until the fans most burning of Uli Jon Roth and Michael Schenker they reverenciassem its charisma one and the domain in the six ropes.
It is truth well that its estréia was until certain point without much impact in the Lovedrive album (1979), but Jabs exactly caught the phase of bigger expansion of the Scorpions name, in acclaimed works world-wide, initiating for Magnetism Animal (1980) and accomplished with Blackout (1982) and Love At First Sting (1984). Already with status of megabanda and having vendido millions of copies, the participation in the biggest festivals of the world had been of extreme importance for the career, therefore some of these events, as the "US Festival" (1983), the first edition of the "In Rock River" (1985) and the "Moscow Music Peace Festival" (1989), had been marked in the history of music.
E the "Moscow Music Peace Festival" - already in turnê of the album Savage Amusement (1988) - moved the vocalista in such a way Klaus Meine, that resulted in the hymn of "glasnost", the ballad Wind Of Change, band of the album Crazy World (1990), and that it was in first place in the stops of singles in diverse countries.