On March 5, a "vintage show" will be held at SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs' MJ Guitars shop in Munich, Germany and another event will be held the following week, on March 12, to celebrate the store's third anniversary. Jabs will be in the store both days to mingle with fans, talk guitars and sign autographs.
In the video clips below, Jabs introduces the viewers to MJ Guitars and its huge collection of guitars. You get to see plenty of Fender Custom Shop models, including several original, rare Fender Candy Apple Red Teles, 12-strings, Jaguars, Jazzmasters, Stratocasters and J and P Basses; all of Matthias' vintage and rare Gretsch and Gibson guitars, including a J-45, old ES-335s, '50s Les Pauls, original '60s SGs and an original Chet Atkins semi-hollow Gretsch model; you also walk through Matthias' collection of guitars he uses on tour with the SCORPIONS, including his famous 'Hurricane' Explorers, Explorer 90s, Strats and Firebirds.
For more information, visit www.mjguitars.de.
"Sting In The Tail", the new album from SCORPIONS, sold 18,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 23 on The Billboard 200 chart. This marks the band's highest chart debut in over 20 years. The CD also landed at No. 6 on the Rock Albums chart.
"Sting In The Tail" was released in North America on March 23, 2010 via Universal Music Enterprises. The CD was recorded at a studio in Hannover, Germany with Swedish producers Mikael "Nord" Andersson and Martin Hansen (the team behind THE RASMUS' "Dead Letters" CD).