MICHAEL SCHENKER: April 2013 U.K. Tour Announced

Due to the critical acclaim Michael Schenker received on his 2012 U.K. tour, the legendary guitarist will return with his classic rock band TEMPLE OF ROCK on a 12-date U.K. tour in April 2013. The tour starts at the Arc, Stockton on Tees on Tuesday, April 9l. Tickets go on sale Monday, July 30 from www.thegigcartel.com and 0844 478 0898.

Boasting ex-SCORPIONS stars Herman Rarebell (drums) and Francis Buchholz (bass), MSG stalwart Wayne Findlay (keyboards) and Scottish vocalist Doogie White (ex-RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), the TEMPLE OF ROCK concerts will feature plenty of hits spanning Schenker's career with the SCORPIONS, UFO and MSG.

Songs to be performed by the TEMPLE OF ROCK include UFO's "Rock Bottom" and "Doctor Doctor", MSG's "Armed And Ready" and "Into The Arena", and SCORPIONS classic "Rock You Like A Hurricane". Schenker will also perform new songs from his latest album, "Temple Of Rock", including "Before The Devil Knows You're Dead".

The dates are as follows:

April 09 - Stockton on Tees, UK - Arc
April 10 - Aberdeen, UK - Lemon Tree
April 11 - Edinburgh, UK - HMV Picturehouse
April 12 - Newcastle, UK - O2 Academy
April 13 - Holmfirth, UK - Picturedrome
April 14 - Warrington, UK - Parr Hall
April 16 - Falmouth, UK - Princess Pavilion
April 17 - Bristol, UK - Academy
April 18 - Salisbury, UK - City Hall
April 19 - Oxford, UK - O2 Academy
April 20 - Nottingham, UK - Rock City
April 21 - Norwich, UK - Waterfront

Michael Schenker May 13 concert at O13 in Tilburg, Holland was reportedly filmed for DVD release.

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