SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak was interviewed by "a strange blue character called Markus" of "The Rock Fernando Show" at this year's Hellfest, which was held June 19-21 in Clisson, France. You can now watch the chat below.SCORPIONS are celebrating 50 years of rock with the release of their 19th studio album, "Return To Forever" (Sony Music/Legacy Recordings), on September 11. Produced by their two favorite Swedes, Mikael Nord Andersson and Martin Hansen ("Sting In The Tail", "MTV Unplugged"), the 19-song collection will be available in various formats including digital, deluxe CD, and vinyl. The North American configuration boasts three exclusive tracks alongside four bonus tracks previously available only in specific territories. The first single, "We Built This House", will be released digitally on July 3, and will be available to fans as an instant-grat for the album preorder, available at Amazon. SCORPIONS have also launched an official D2C store with exciting offerings for fans featuring brand new t-shirt and sweatshirt designs coupled with the CD and vinyl versions of "Return To Forever". Also included in each bundle is an exclusive "fanified" poster that will feature every fan's name on it who pre-orders "Return To Forever" through the D2C site by August 14.
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