German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS received a lifetime achievement award at this year's ECHO German Music Awards. The band accepted its ECHO in person last night (Saturday, February 21) at Berlin's O2 World and performed an exclusive medley of the SCORPIONS hits "Big City Nights", "Rock You Like A Hurricane" and "Wind Of Change" before 10,000 fans. Watch footage of the performance below.The band, whose international career began 40 years ago in Hanover, is the most successful German rock group of all time. With over 75 million recordings sold and countless platinum and gold albums, it has influenced generations of rock musicians. With albums such as "Blackout" and "Love At First Sting", and hit singles like "Still Loving You" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane", the SCORPIONS not only made German rock history; the group is an international hard rock pioneer and has influenced bands like IRON MAIDEN, BON JOVI and METALLICA. The "SCORPS" are one of today's great, legendary global acts and still enjoy huge success — whether in Russia, India, Japan, Brazil, France, Britain or the USA. During their acclaimed "Humanity - Hour 1" world tour last year they played to over 150,000 fans at concerts in South America, and campaigned massively with Greenpeace for protecting the world's rainforests.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).